Articles in Transportation
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.
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
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
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