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Topsail Island

Surf City, Topsail Island, NC
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USD 85.00*
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Guided Kayak Paddling Tours on Topsail Island NC
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USD 225.00*
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Guided Kayak Fishing Trips of Topsail Island NC
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“get away” (20 reviews)
“great beach” (37 reviews)
Surf City, Topsail Island, NC
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Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Beautiful day with friends on the beach walking our dogs. Not crowded and lovely drive on the island. Take the drive and go!

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 30 April 2016

My husband and I stayed here for a week at Surf condo for first time, but it will not be our last. Took walks on the beach which was almost deserted; ate in different restaurants each night; did a little shopping; talked to the locals....More

2  Thank Lovesxmas
Reviewed 28 April 2016

I have been vacationing here since 2009. It's always quiet and friendly. Great place to ride bikes and veg out on the beach. My dog loves this beach!

Thank roo64
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

I moved here 7 years ago after living up and down the East coast. We love it here. It is a very family friendly community. Surf City is our home.

Thank REOwings2
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

No leash required from October until mid May. It was our dogs first trip to the beach. He had a wonderful time. Everyone on the beach was very dog friendly. Not too busy this time of year. Only there for the weekend but plan of...More

Thank Case_n_Court
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Have been coming to this beach for many years and have always been happy while here and have left rejuvenated. The beach is clean and great for walking and looking for shells. Many small, local restaurants. I think the only chain restaurant on the island...More

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Great views, ocean is fantastic you can see for miles. Very quiet this time of year, for my wife and I that's good.

2  Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 10 April 2016

I was thrilled to be able to visit Topsail Island on my recent visit to Wilmington. What a beautiful beach!! We ate at a great seafood restaurant and sampled a lovely pastry and fresh coffee at the local coffee shop! I will definitely return when...More

1  Thank Jeanne B
Reviewed 5 April 2016

This is my favorite place on earth! It's just a quiet ocean side community, none of the commercialized hype of some of the other barrier islands nearby. Close enough to go to the major tourist attractions, remote enough to get away from the crowds and...More

3  Thank Trish S
Reviewed 4 April 2016

This is a very relaxing area to visit. It's great to walk on the beach and look for shells and feel the waves on your legs. We have not been able to visit the sea turtle hospital because it is not open during the times...More

1  Thank rphsweet
Nearby Restaurants
New York Corner Deli
316 reviews
4.41 km away
The Daily Grind
304 reviews
4.43 km away
Island Delights
341 reviews
4.23 km away
Daddy Mac's Beach Grille
758 reviews
4.65 km away
Nearby Attractions
Paddle NC
6 reviews
1.99 km away
Surf City Pier
142 reviews
4.80 km away
Ecological Marine Adventures
12 reviews
4.83 km away
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Julie W
We have a fifth wheel and would love to camp in this area. Are there any campgrounds?
5 April 2017|
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Response from EdRockster | Reviewed this property |
Yes. One is indeed around the middle of the island. It's smaller but on the same side of 210 as the beach. Another is just a few miles south of the north bridge near Sneed's Ferry. It's larger, features some trees, and has... More
Austin P
Hey I've been going to topsail sense I was a baby, but this summer is the first summer I will be going with my significant other. I was wondering if anybody has any good places to take your girlfriend or any good ideas that would be romantic and/or fun?
16 March 2017|
Response from gwayne409 | Reviewed this property |
Daddy Mac's if you can get in. Most romantic? Go to Thomas seafood and produce buy some mussels (frozen) and make some linguine with mussels in wine sauce and eat on your deck watching the sunset
Patricia A
We are thinking about topsail beach and stay at north topsail can anyone tell me about this place have never been there and all the information you can give me would be very helpful
16 March 2017|
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Response from Robert J | Reviewed this property |
We've been OBX visitors in the past and went to Topsail this past fall for the first time. We really liked it - similar to OBX but less crowded and less expensive. Fewer shopping and attraction options, but excellent public... More