By Sea


1650 Ferry Rd.
Southport, NC 28461
(910) 457-6942
(800) 368-8969

North Carolina's ferry system began in the mid-1920s with a private tug and barge service crossing Oregon Inlet on the Outer Banks. Other private ferries subsequently developed that were subsidized by the state during the 1930s and '40s. In the late '40s and '50s, the state began purchasing the private ferry...more about Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry

275 Waynick Blvd.
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
(910) 200-4002

Whether it's a day trip to undeveloped Masonboro Island, in-shore fishing, dolphin sunset tours, or a longer eco-educational shelling tour with an experienced Cape Fear naturalist guide, Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours and Water Taxi takes you where you want to go. A new two-hour pirate adventure is perfect for families with...more about Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours and Water Taxi

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