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Bald Head Island Ferry
Deep Point Marina
1301 Ferry Rd.
Southport, NC 28461

(910) 457-5003
(800) 234-1666

The ferry between Southport and Bald Head Island is for passengers and their luggage. Travel on the island is by foot, bicycle or electric cart — no passenger cars are allowed. An individual, round-trip ferry ticket costs $23 for adults and $12 for children ages 3 through 12. (There is presently a negative ($1.00) fuel surcharge in place which effectively reduces the amount paid to $22 and $11. This fuel surcharge can change depending on fuel costs, either up or down. The base price is however $23 and $12). Children under 3 ride free but will still require a ticket. Certain bulk rate discounts may apply. There is an oversized baggage charge for bicycles, kayaks, canoes and other larger items. The ferry departs Deep Point Marina in Southport on the hour from 7 AM to 10 PM, except at noon, seven days a week. Ferries leave Bald Head Island every hour on the half-hour, except at 11:30 AM. The winter schedule may be abbreviated, and the summer schedule may be expanded. The ferry ride takes about 20 minutes. Tram reservations are encouraged for those desiring tram service on the island. Parking in Southport for ferry passengers costs $8 per day except June through August when it is $10 per day. The ferry terminal features separate arrival and departure areas and an indoor waiting lounge with restrooms and a snack bar.


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