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Bald Head Island Information Center

5079 Southport Supply Rd SE, Bald Head Island, NC 28461-8670
+1 800-234-1666
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Worth the experience

We took the ferry over to BHI. Yes it's $22 a person it's kinda expensive but if you would want a... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Tina z
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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Don't even try.

This isn't about the Information center. Don't go because it cost an outrageous amount to try and... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
bekah1971
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Southport, North Carolina
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Find out all about the island and its attractions, accommodations and dining at this visitor's center.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
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“golf cart” (3 reviews)
“ferry ride” (2 reviews)
“preserve” (2 reviews)
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5079 Southport Supply Rd SE, Bald Head Island, NC 28461-8670
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+1 800-234-1666
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

We took the ferry over to BHI. Yes it's $22 a person it's kinda expensive but if you would want a boat ride somewhere it might cost you more. We loved the ferry ride my son spotted a huge gator coming back to Southport. If...More

Thank Tina z
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This isn't about the Information center. Don't go because it cost an outrageous amount to try and take a day trip to visit one of the NC lighthouses. It's not part of the NC Ferry system. It was going to cost my husband and I...More

1  Thank bekah1971
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Visited Bald Head Island for the first time, which is accessed by ferry from Southport. No bridge and no cars on island. The ferry leaves from Deep Port Marina which is a few minutes from the Southport waterfront area (not Southport Marina, which is a...More

2  Thank IntrepidMoon
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This island is only accessible by ferry and on the island you have to bike, walk, or use a golf cart. Because so much of the island is a nature preserve, be sure to get a map and orient yourself and plan your hike or...More

Thank stargazerlilly2014
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Friends of ours who have a place on the island invited us to spend time with them for a few days over the New Year. Travel to the island involves a ferry and parking. There is a foot ferry ride from Southport that costs $23....More

2  Thank John M
Reviewed 8 July 2015

They had a variety of information on the island and surrounding areas. Definitely stop by here to pick up information!

Thank KristiB678
Reviewed 26 December 2013 via mobile

Too much money to be ferried over crammed in like sardines. Then pay out the nose for a golfcart, all food and drinks are very pricey. It's just another island. Most places weren't wheelchair friendly.

4  Thank stacicooperhoffmann
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Three of us took the ferry from Southport, NC, to Bald Head Island where we rented a golf cart (which was reserved), got a sandwich at Delphina's it was delicious, next we toured the island, stopped at the Conservancy, went to the beach, walked on...More

9  Thank 447Max
Reviewed 13 November 2012

Bald Head Island is beautiful but don't expect to find a wealth of information unless you have the wealth to spend.

3  Thank Sunflower53092
Reviewed 8 August 2012

plenty of info, with conscientious people to answer questions and provide suggestions for activities

Thank mark b
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