- Our list of the best things to do in Bald Head Island, North Carolina, features the top 81 nearby activities — including 41 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Bald Head Island, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Water Activities, Tours, Amusement, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 5 things to do within the city of Bald Head Island, NC , followed by 76 popular activities in nearby cities, including Southport, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Oak Island, Wilmington, Holden Beach and Wrightsville Beach
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.
Accessible only by ferry or private boat, the Bald Head Island Club offers a golf club, a heated 25-meter pool swimming pool, a children's water slide, a croquet course, four tennis courts, and children's programs. The club also offers weddings.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
Captain Bert Felton's Solomon T Harbour Tours is headquartered in Southport, North Carolina. The company offers custom guided tours focusing on Civil War history, North Carolina's lighthouses, ecology and other topics of interest to clients.
The Silver Coast Winery Tasting Room offers wine tasting of the wines produced by the Silver Coast Vineyard. In addition, they offer an art gallery, a gift shop, and space for formal affairs like weddings.