PACKING FOR BALD HEAD ISLAND:
You will need to pack as if you were going to be flying on an airline, pack all belongings in a box or suitcase and hand carry any electronic equipment (ie..Cameras or laptops) on-board the ferry. Your luggage will be placed on dollies and loaded on the boat, please note the dolly number that your luggage is on for easier identification upon reaching the Island.
FERRY RESERVATIONS AND RULES:
You are responsible for making your own ferry arrangements. The ferry cost for adults is $22 per person round trip.The ferry cost for children aged 3-12 is $11 per person round trip.There is no fee for children aged 2 and under. The ferry leaves Southport every hour and departs the island on the half hour. We highly recommend you make your departure reservations upon arrival; we can assist you if needed. In high season the ferry may run every half hour. To see up to date information about ferry schedules and reservations, please visit their website.
Ferry and tram reservations should be made ONLINE or by calling (910) 457-5003
Bald Head Island’s passenger ferries depart the mainland from Deep Point Marina, located at 1301 Ferry Road in Southport, NC, just before the state-operated Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry Landing. Entering Southport on Route 211 South (Howe Street), take a left on East Moore Street and then a right onto 211 (Ferry Road) at the roundabout. Proceed about a half mile and then turn right into the entrance to Deep Point Marina, following the signs to the ferry terminal. Please note that the ferry terminal has two levels but during the off season, it operates from the lower terminal section.