- The list below includes 77 free or cheap things to do in or near Kure Beach, North Carolina, including 47 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Historic Sites, Aquariums and Arcades.
- From Kure Beach Pier to Ocean Front Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Kure Beach and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Wilmington, Carolina Beach, Wrightsville Beach and Oak Island.
89% 278 votes
1010 State Park Road, Carolina Beach, NC 28428 MoreLess Info
Photographers, botanists and nature lovers frequent Carolina Beach State Park in Carolina Beach, North Carolina. This scenic park is particularly notable for its natural population of rare, carnivorous Venus Flytrap plants.
Offering small-group kayak and paddle boarding tours, Paddle NC is located in Carolina Beach State Park. The company gives guided eco-tours that familiarize visitors with the distinctive ecosystem of the park area.
72% 43 votes
1810 Canal Drive, Carolina Beach, NC 28428 MoreLess Info
One of the few fishing piers left on Carolina Beach is Carolina Beach Fishing Pier. The pier offers a small cafe and tackle shop and is a prime spot for relaxation and fishing for a variety of species.
100% 5 votes
1818 Canal Drive, Carolina Beach, NC 28428 MoreLess Info
Located along the Atlantic Ocean, The North End - Freeman Park provides a beach area and water access suitable boating, swimming, fishing and crabbing. The park allows vehicles on the beach and can be used for camping.
On the banks of the Cape Fear River, the Price's Creek Lighthouse sits on private property and is not open to the public. This lighthouse is one of only eight along the Cape Fear River that survived in the Civil War and remain standing today.
Located in the historic village of Southport, the Adventure Company - Day Tours features bicycle and walking tours through the streets of Southport and along the Cape Fear River, and kayak tours and rental services for beginner through advanced kayakers.
97% 30 votes
Corner of Nash and Rhett Streets, Southport, NC 28461 MoreLess Info
This old jail built in 1904 to replace the city jail is now The Old Brunswick County Jail Museum. The museum includes the history of the jail, self guided tours of the original jail cells and other exhibits.
96% 208 votes
204 E. Moore Street, Southport, NC 28461 MoreLess Info
Located at the juncture of the Atlantic Ocean and Cape Fear, the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport preserves the legacy of the interaction between people, sea and river. The museum includes the only working periscope in the North Carolina Maritime Museum network.
A guided tour of historic Southport, the Old South Tour Company - Ghost Walk Tour focuses on the spookier aspects of local history and legend. The tours last about an hour, and are narrated by knowledgeable and entertaining guides.