- TripBuzz found 114 things to do with kids in or near Kure Beach, North Carolina, including 102 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Wrightsville Beach, Wilmington, Southport and Carolina Beach.
- From North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher to Hi-Tech Arcade, the Kure Beach area offers 58 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Historic Sites, Aquariums and Arcades.
- Kure Beach is settled in New Hanover County, North Carolina, with a population of over 2,000 resident in an area less than one square mile. Located on Pleasure Island, the area maintains a small town atmosphere with an array of natural attractions, including the Atlantic Oceans oldest fishing pier. The town boasts a vast range of natural amenities, from parks to beaches.
Tregembo Animal Park has over 100 species of animals including Albino California Kingsnakes, North American alligators, Bengal tigers, two-toed sloths, and nine species of monkey. The Tregembo family has owned and operated the zoo since 1952.
Accommodating visitors of all skill levels, Barrier Island Excursions hosts stand up paddleboard excursions to the surrounding marshes. Visitors can paddleboard to barrier islands like Oak Island and go bird watching during the trip.
Captain Nancy Hahn offers serene tours of the lower Cape Fear River aboard her vessel, Tugboat. Captain Hahn offers free passage to children under age 5. Tours last 90 minutes and highlight the presence and role of wildlife in the area where the river empties into the Atlantic Ocean.
The Sail Shop offers kayak trips on Bald Head Island's tidal creeks, surfing instruction, sailing instruction around Bald Head Island, and fishing for red drum and flounder on Cape Creek. The company also offers kayak, and boat tours.
Offering boat, Jet Ski, and paddleboard rentals, Cape Fear Water Sports only requires a valid drivers' license and a credit card to rent. The company even rents U-Haul trucks to get their customer's rentals to their desired location!
A former home of a British fort during the Revolutionary War, Bald Head Island, North Carolina is now the destination of the oldest standing lighthouse in the state and the Smith Museum. The museum features seafaring exhibits and maritime artifacts.
Owned and operated by the husband-and-wife team of Jim and Barbara Carey, Endless Summer Day Tours is a charter tour company specializing in excursions along the Cape Fear River. Custom or stock itineraries are available.
The light first shone from Bald Head lighthouse on December 23, 1794, making it the first lighthouse in North Carolina. It was used until 1935 when the lighthouse at Cape Fear was completed, and now visitors can climb the 112 stairs to the top.