Ocean Waves Campground 3576 25313 Highway 12
Waves, NC 27982




Opens for season: March 15th
Close for winter: November 15th


Check-in time: 12:00noon (no earlier)
Check-out time: 11:30am (no later)

2023 Season

Reservations for 2023 will not be accepted before January 1st. Please wait until then before sending reservation requests. Early requests will be rejected by management. Reservations between Jan 1st and March 15th should be mailed (USPS), email reservations during this period are not accepted. Reservations after March 15th should be called in (see note #4 below).

Reservation Instructions

You must call the campground office for all reservations and cancelations during the operating season. Mail (USPS) reservations are accepted between Jan 1st and March 15th (opening day). The phone number is listed below. Please provide an email address with your reservations for fastest confirmation.

A deposit of one night is required for reservations.

Click here for a printable reservation form

Contact Info

Reservations should be sent to…

Ocean Waves Campground
P.O. Box 3576
Waves, NC 27982

(252) 987-2556
(Phone after March 15th)


Rates as of Jan 1st 2023

Daily Rates

$45 for Tent Site
$55 for Tent Site with Water and Electric
$70 for 30 amp only sites 21A through 28
$75 for 30/50 amp sites
$20 for additional tent on any site

Monthly Rates Off Season

( 3/15 to Friday of Memorial Day weekend
Labor Day to 11/15 )

$850 each month plus Electric
($65 for 30/50 amp sites)
($35 per month for cable)

Off Season Weekly Rates

Pay for five days, get one day free (above dates)

General Info

All rates based on a family of four (2 Adults & 2 Children 12 years & under), $2 per person additional.


One nights rent will be charged for early check-in or late check-out.


Code to access WiFi provided at check-in.


Seven days prior to the date of check in for cancellations and/or change of dates, the deposit will be eligible for refund. No refunds given after check-in, only rain checks will be given.