If I'm just coming over to sightsee, how do I get around?
You can rent a bike from Riverside Adventure Company
, or a golf cart from Cary Cart Company
. Both are located a short distance from the ferry landing. Reservations are recommended April through September.
What Restaurants are located on the island?
Jules' (910) 457-7217; Delphina's (910) 457-1222; Bald Head Island Club (910) 457-7300 (membership required); Shoals Club (910) 454-4888 (membership required); Pelicatessan (910) 457-0266 (membership required); Sandpiper (910) 457-1222; Maritime Market (910) 457-7450.
Is there a place to buy groceries?
Yes, the Maritime Market has everything you and your family will need for your stay on the island. If you would like, you can phone ahead, give them your grocery list and they will have your place fully stocked with groceries for your arrival to the island. Call for hours (910) 457-7450 or visit maritimemarketbhi.com
Do we need to make Ferry Reservations?
No, only tram reservations are required. The ferry is first come, first served.
What is the barge, what is it used for and what time does it run?
The barge is used to get large items to and from the island. If you need to schedule the barge or want general information please visit www.bhibarge.com
or call (910) 457-5205.
When does the Fort Fisher ferry run? NC Ferry Schedule
Who handles overnight cart parking on the island?
The Dock Master handles overnight cart parking and the Marina. You can reach them at (910) 457-7380.
In case of an emergency, is there someone on the island to contact?
Are there tours offered on the island?
Yes, if interested, contact The Old Baldy Foundation (910) 457-7481 or visit www.oldbaldy.org
How big is the island?
It is 4.8 miles long and 2 miles wide.