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The Pier at Garden City Beach

110 S Waccamaw Dr, Garden City Beach, SC 29576-8046
+1 843-651-9700
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Best pier on the Grand Strand.

This pier has a lot to offer for all age groups. A large game room, a gift shop, fishing, bait... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
via mobile
Worth a Stroll

The Pier is a great place to take a walk out over the ocean. What the fisherman, have a snack or a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sheila A
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bait shop” (6 reviews)
“fishing gear” (7 reviews)
110 S Waccamaw Dr, Garden City Beach, SC 29576-8046
+1 843-651-9700
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This pier has a lot to offer for all age groups. A large game room, a gift shop, fishing, bait house, good food, 2 bars and live bands. Garden City takes a lot of pride in their pier and it shows. Most piers on that...More

Thank Robey
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Pier is a great place to take a walk out over the ocean. What the fisherman, have a snack or a drink or buy something in the gift shop. Right across from the heart of downtown Garden City Beach, the Pier is one of...More

Thank Sheila A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the band at the end of the pier. It is fun to watch people fishing while enjoying the band and a drink. Great family atmosphere. Our young kids 6 and under call it the dancing pier. Can sometimes see sharks circling the pier. Have...More

Thank Jason K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved the Pier. it was in great shape. Nice little bar at the end with music. A small gift shop and Arcade at the front. The employees were super friendly.

Thank Gretchen J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with some friends. Had a great time dancing on the pier. It was so beautiful and a storm was coming. We left when it began to lightning.

Thank tennesseehome
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cuz and I went to the Garden city pier just to see what it was all about . Just to find out that they serve and excellent hamburger , French fries and onion rings.. the price was excellent, there was live music and the view...More

Thank thilton62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're near Garden City, then please stop by and give the pier a look see. Its free to walk on and browse. Grab a beer or cocktail from the bar and stroll on down. It's interesting to watch the fisherman. Every time they throw...More

Thank Jim16101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Pier is nearby where we stayed in Garden City so we had to check it out of course. It is very typical to any seaside pier along the coast. Good part is there is no fee or admission to enter and walk the entire...More

1  Thank Frank E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Free to walk the pier and free band nightly during season . Food till 11 and fun arcade! Must go to while on vacation! I am a local and still come once a week for fun!

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This Pier is by far the best Pier! For one, it is free to walk on. Fishing is great (you do need to buy a fishing pass). The people who on the Pier are always friendly and helpful. There are two "bars" on the Pier....More

Thank jlculotta
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We are coming to Garden City next week April 15-22. Will the food places and dancing be held this early on the pier? Thank you.
9 April 2017|
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Response from PARebecca | Reviewed this property |
As far as the fishing questions, I have no idea. I'm not a fisherwoman. However, check the internet and I'm thinking there may be a website with the information you are wanting.
James W
Hi James, Can you tell me about how much it cost to fish on the pier in total? Thanks! James W.
4 October 2016|
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Response from sudyb | Reviewed this property |
A daily pass for adults is $9.50 with a two-rod limit. Children 12 and under fish for $4.75. A seven-day pass is $50; and a season pass (March-December is $150). Rod rentals are $9/day with a deposit. You will love it!!
Can I fish from the pier and is there a charge?
4 November 2015|
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Response from GoldChaser | Reviewed this property |
Daily Adult Pass (2-rod limit) $9.50 Children 12 & under $4.75 Seven Day Pass $50 Season Pass (March - December) per person $150 Rod Rental (plus deposit of $15 or Driver's License) $9 No Saltwater Fishing License is... More