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Beautiful and Quiet

This is a wonderful area and very family focused. On Sundays during the spring summer and fall, a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Deb J
Charlotte, North Carolina
The Pier at Night

Kind of rustic but the fishing at night can be so fun. No i dont fish there but the people are so... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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  • Terrible4%
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1409 E Beach Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-6557
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful area and very family focused. On Sundays during the spring summer and fall, a local church has a worship service on the pier. It is wonderful!

Thank Deb J
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Kind of rustic but the fishing at night can be so fun. No i dont fish there but the people are so nice and will answer any question you have. A must do experience on the Island

Thank 150gregr
Reviewed 11 October 2018

I enjoy pier fishing, and this was my first time at Ocean Crest. The staff are very friendly and the pier in good condition. Fishing wasn't very good while I was there, but that's not their fault.

Thank Johnny B
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Most of the clerks, at the peir, are friendly, and offer the most popular gear for4 pier fishing. The end of the pier is reserved for fishermen and women who are specifically fiahing for King Salmon. There is an increase in price but the accommodations...More

Thank Walt B
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Went here forour last family dinner on Oak Island. First time and food and service was very good. It was a specal place with a nice view of the ocean.

Thank LindySueK
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Went last night with my 2 and 3 year olds. We all had a fun time! Lots of people fishing! This is a great spot for people of all ages!

Thank shamanda620
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We loved walking along the pier at night. It's awesome feeling like you're out in the middle of the ocean. My boyfriend caught a shark while fishing off the pier too! You can buy beers at the shop and walk down the pier with them,...More

Thank Gina W
Reviewed 7 May 2018

We got to Oak Island very late the evening we arrived, and after grabbing a quick bite to eat, we decided to walk out on the pier before going back to our room. The bait shop is open until 2a.m, so we paid the $1...More

2  Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 6 November 2017

This is my husband's happy place therefore I had to give it a high score. I do not fish but many do and this place is nice clean and well lite at night. They do charge a fee of 1.00 per day to walk out...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This is a very nice clean well maintained fishing pier that one feels safe walking out on to fish or sight see. Had no luck catching any fish except a small sand shark. It stays open until 2 in the morning and you fee for...More

1  Thank chiefburch
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19 June 2018|
Response from Sharon L | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, I think the price varys in what you are fishing for.
Brian S
10 July 2016|
Response from Sonya W | Reviewed this property |
They do close the pier so that they may go home but I'm not sure of the time. They also have to clean up a bit for the next day.
10 May 2016|
Response from MaverickNC |
No the pier has a blanket license that covers everyone, no license needed.