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Bald Head Historic Island Tours

101 Lighthouse Wynd, Bald Head Island, NC 28461-3982
+1 910-448-1472
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200th Anniversary Shoals Club Event with Pinpoint Resturant was Fantastic!

We had a marvelous evening celebrating the 200th Anniversary of Old Baldy at the beautiful Shoals... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
C-Lina123
Spacious lighthouse, tiny living space

I can't imagine living alone... through the cold, wind-whipped winters and the swampy, buggy... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
catarina r
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Suwanee, Georgia
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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 transportation, guided tour, and admission into Old Baldy Lighthouse and history museum. Tours offered every Tuesday, Friday, & Saturday. Take the 10 am Bald Head Island ferry and we'll pick you up upon arrival. $25/ adult $20/ youth RESERVATIONS REQUIRED SPACE IS LIMITED. Please visit our website and click the BOOK IT button.
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101 Lighthouse Wynd, Bald Head Island, NC 28461-3982
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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 C-Lina123
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 26 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

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 27 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 15 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
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed the trip and found it a great way to take a day trip to Bald Head and learn as much as we could about it. We thought it was less stressful to go this way where everything is taken care of -...More

2  Thank NorthCarolinaJean
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We enjoyed the guided tour. Includes ferry round trip, golf cart ride around the island, ticket for Old Baldy Lighthouse and Museum a Nature Walk and maybe even a close look of a alligator if your lucky! I do wish they had a speaker so...More

Thank Gail B
Susan G, Manager at Bald Head Historic Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2015

Thank you so much for taking a moment to review the guided tour! We wish there were more historic sites left on the island, too, but sadly time and the elements (and sometimes man) took away any of those long ago. But we remain to...More

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Everett A
20 July 2016|
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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.
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