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If you do not receive a response to your e-mail inquiry in a REASONABLE AMOUNT of time (hours....or no more than one day), please CALL ME at:

252 -728-2868

Cell Phone:

252-725-0369

No text messages please (only phone calls or e-mails)

 


LOCAL SERVICES & ACTIVITIES

SERVICES WITHIN ONE TO TWO MILES:

Post office, ATM's, grocery store, laundromat, hardware & marine/fishing supplies, restaurants, convenience stores, gift shops, gasoline/diesel fuel, churches, passenger ferries to Lighthouse, RV supply store (10 miles away).

 

FISHING ACTIVITIES:

Fly-fishing

Fishing - inshore - James G. Salter and Dennis Chadwick - (See Fishing Guides)

Fishing - offshore fishing charters (from Morehead City)(See Fishing Guides)

Inside waters fishing trips and tours (Harkers Island; Beaufort -18 miles; Morehead City - 25 miles)

Fishing - Small pier near Harkers Island bridge (on causeway between island and mainland)

 

OTHER LOCAL ACTIVITIES:

Trips by passenger ferry to Cape Lookout and to Shackelford Banks - lighthouse; wild ponies (See Passenger Ferries)

Swimming - At county public water access area (near island side of bridge)

Kayaking, Sailing, Para-sailing, Windsurfing (see Boat Rentals)

Nature Trails at Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and adjacent National Park Service properties

Picnic - at National Park Service picnic areas

Eco-Tours & Tours around island and adjacent creeks/marshes, etc.

Photography - water birds and other wildlife, Cape Lookout Lighthouse, nature

Hunting - winter season (local guides available)

For activities at Cape Lookout National Park (headquarters on Harkers Island)
Email:Meissner@partner.nps.gov
Mr. Meissner is VIP Coordinator
252-728-2250 (ext. 3008 for Mr. Meissner)


For activities at Core Sound Museum, go to: www.coresound.com
(252-728-1500)


For activities downeast & businesses (between Beaufort and Cedar Island) - go to:
www.downeastcommunitynews.com
www.saltwaterconnections.org

 

AREA ATTRACTIONS & MORE ACTIVITIES:

(within 25 MILES of ISLAND)

Cape Lookout National Seashore - Headquarters/Visitor Center - on east end of island. See photo above. Visitor Center includes displays, gift shop, and auditorium for documentaries. Picnic area and water access available. (Lighthouse and beaches are accessible only by private boat or local passenger ferries.)

Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center (Adjacent to Cape Lookout Visitor Center; see photo below.)

Core Sound Decoy Carvers Guild

Island Gift shops

 

ON THE MAINLAND:

Beaufort Historic District (homes, cemeteries, churches) - Beaufort, NC (18 miles)

Beaufort Waterfront - luxury yachts, sailboats, gift shops, restaurants

North Carolina Maritime Museum and Boat House - Front St., Beaufort, NC

North Carolina Aquarium - Saltwater aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores

The History Place (Museum) - Carteret County Historical Association, Morehead City, NC

Morehead City Waterfront - charter boats, restaurants, gift shops

Fort Macon State Park - old Civil War fort; has picnic & swimming area, Atlantic Beach, NC

Lost Treasure Golf & Raceway - miniature golf, go-carts, water slide (Emerald Isle, NC)

Beaufort Historic Homes Tour (seasonal - in June)

The Morehead Center for Performing Arts - Family entertainment, variety shows, concerts

Movie Theaters - Atlantic Station Cinema

Golf Courses - Brandywine Bay Golf Club & Morehead City Country Club Road Golf Club

 

DOWN EAST:

Campgrounds

Old communities, fishing houses, fishing boats, etc.

Cedar Island Ferry - Departure point for Cedar Island to Ocracoke Ferry (vehicle ferry; 2-1/2 hr. run)

Go to: HarkersIslandrvresort.com - to see info on a new up-scale RV park on island - opening up end of June. Over 85 hookups, boat slips, swimming pool, bathhouse, beach, dock and gazebo.
For the RV folks who take it seriously and want a REALLY NICE place to hook up. Both permanent and transient hookups.
Location: left onto Guthrie St (opposite Billy's Groc/Hardware); then go straight, not turning right on Bayview.....goes all the way to bay.