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The Southport-Oak Island area is a true destination.   You will not just happen upon the Southport-Oak Island area since we are literally at the end of the roads.  Highway 211 ends in the historic riverfront City of Southport, Highway 133 stops in the beachfront Town of Oak Island and Bald Head Island is accessible by passenger ferry from Southport, charter boat or personal boat.  We may be at the end of the road but there are many options for arriving to our area -- by vehicle, by personal boat, by ferry or by plane.  The below information will assist you in planning your trip to our area.  Choose your route and set your GPS, we look forward to seeing you.  

Boat Ramps, Kayak Launches and Marinas

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Watersport activities are natural when you have first class facilities and this much water access - Cape Fear River, Atlantic Ocean, Gulf Stream, Intracoastal Waterway, Canals and rivers and freshwater lakes. Activities such as kayaking, sailing, pow... Read full article

Climate

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Picture Perfect In Any Season the Southport Oak Island Area of North Carolina's Brunswick Islands enjoys salubrious breezes, warm summer nights for long walks on our beaches, cool fall days perfect for fishing, mild winter temperatures to keep active... Read full article

Bald Head Island Ferry & Tram Service

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In just 20 minutes, the Bald Head Island Transportation, Inc. passenger ferry transports you from Deep Point Marina, 1301 Ferry Road in Southport, NC, to the shores of Bald Head Island. For most of the year, ferries leave the mainland on the hour and... Read full article

Drive Times

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The Southport-Oak Island area is a true destination. You will not just happen upon the Southport-Oak Island area since we are literally at the end of the roads. Highway 211 ends in the historic riverfront City of Southport, Highway 133 stops in th... Read full article

Southport Fort Fisher Ferry

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Embarking on a sunny beach vacation, visiting charming seaside villages, exploring the area's rich history, or just enjoying some of the country's best fishing spots, no visit to coastal North Carolina is complete without a ride on a NC Ferry.... Read full article

Regional and Commercial Airports

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Arrive to the Southport-Oak Island area of the NC Brunswick Islands by air, using commercial airlines arriving at Wilmington International Airport 45 minutes away or the Myrtle Beach Airport about 90 minutes south of our area. Those arriving to the... Read full article

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