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Bald Head Historic Island Tours

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Let us be your Bald Head Island Guide! Take a island wide history tour with our knowledgeable experts. This two hour tour hits all the island highlights - hear about pirates, Civil War soldiers, River Pilots and more. Price includes on-island...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
101 Lighthouse Wynd, Bald Head Island, NC 28461-3982
+1 910-448-1472
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

This was a great way to see and learn about the island. Travis was our tour guide and he was great! Very knowledgeable about the history of the island and you can tell he is very passionate about history! The ferry was great. He even...More

Thank prdygrl2018
Susan G, Manager at Bald Head Historic Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you for reviewing our tour! We enjoyed hosting you on Bald Head and so glad to hear that you were able to catch the Fort Fisher-Southport ferry.

Reviewed 9 August 2018

We were visiting friends in the Wilmington area and the four of us decided to go to Bald Head Island for a day trip. We saw this tour company and called to hear on the recording that tours were only given on certain days of...More

Thank zeggyk
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We had a marvelous evening celebrating the 200th Anniversary of Old Baldy at the beautiful Shoals Club Pavilion with guest Chef Dean Neff of Pinpoint Restaurant in Wilmington. The Old Baldy Foundation did an excellent job hosting an evening filled with informative history and enjoyable...More

2  Thank Carolina C
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I can't imagine living alone... through the cold, wind-whipped winters and the swampy, buggy summers.... in that tiny house.... on that tiny island. Truly fascinating! The history is amazing; the human stories are humbling!

Thank catarina r
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This tour was well worth the cost. By the time you pay for the ferry ride, admission to the lighthouse and perhaps rent bicycles to see more of the island, the tour almost pays for itself at $50 per person. The tour was 90 minutes...More

1  Thank M Q
Reviewed 4 October 2016

When I called the tour office recently I was told that reservations were not required. When my family of 3 total appeared 1/2 hr before boarding time today for the 10AM ferry to Bald Island, we were told that the tour was full and already...More

Thank Bababooeytoyouall
Susan G, Manager at Bald Head Historic Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2016

Hello, I am the Tour Coordinator for Bald Head Island's Guided Historic Tour. I am so sorry for your poor experience when inquiring about the island wide guided tour package. Our reservations are taken by a third party and they gave you the wrong information....More

Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Great tour. Our guide, Amy was excellent. Very informative. Enjoyed the nice, peaceful tour. Highly recommend! Wish you had more time to hang out on the island.

Thank woodbossmom
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This tour is wonderful! Susan is very knowledgeable and extremely nice. I only wish it was longer so we could have done some shopping.More

Thank ape123000
Susan G, Manager at Bald Head Historic Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2016

Thank you for the review. I had a nice time with your family, showing you everything Bald Head Island has to offer. I hope you do book that island vacation, you'll be glad you did. Then you'll have time to shop to your heart's content!...More

Reviewed 16 July 2016

My Mother and I hadn't visited Bald Head Island before, so we found this tour and took the leap. So glad that we did. It was informative and interesting, and the price includes the ferry ride over and back, a golf-cart ride around the island...More

1  Thank drjonesmvb
Susan G, Manager at Bald Head Historic Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2016

Thank you for the kind review! I had a great time with you and your mother, showing you all the awesome features of Bald Head Island and giving you an insider's guide to everything BHI. Come back and see us!

Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is the only way to see the island, well worth the money. As someone else mentioned, I wish they did have speakers on the Cart so everybody could hear.

Thank prlyles
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20 July 2016|
Response from Susan G | Property representative |
Hello, The Bald Head Island Ferry departs from Deep Point Marina, 1301 Ferry Rd, Southport, NC 28461. The ferry cost is $22 adult, $11 youth. Call 910-457-5003 for more information.