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Thw oier is in great shape with fish cleaning sinks spotted on the pier.The clerks are knowledgeable

The end of the pier is reserved for King Mackeral fishermen and offers a large live bait well for... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Walt B
Tourists and locals love to fish here

You can buy bait and other fishing accessories, I believe there might be a minimal charge to fish... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Midlothian, Virginia
via mobile
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  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“cold drinks”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

The end of the pier is reserved for King Mackeral fishermen and offers a large live bait well for live bate. The pier had fish cleaning sinks spotted along the pier plus bench style seating at intrevals Snacks and cold drinks are available at the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Walt B
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful pier!! Great fishing or just to take a walk and enjoy the awesome views. Had a fun time relaxing and talking to some of the locals.

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Linny523
Reviewed 7 April 2018

This pier has been run down for years and had the end wash away in the last hurricane. The Town finally has insurance and grant money to rebuild, but is stuck in contracting and permitting delays. They may be able to start later this year...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Gary C
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We enjoyed walking this pier at night and talking with the local fisherman. It was romantic and also educational to hear about the fish caught there.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Pam H
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A great place to go to fish or look at the ocean until it was declared unusable due to storm damage from Hurricane Matthew. It is owned by Oak Island and the rumor is that it will be repaired/replaced this fall/winter (2017).

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank PaulSuzanneTravel
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

You can buy bait and other fishing accessories, I believe there might be a minimal charge to fish off the pier. Makes for some great pictures! Restaurant next door with Ocean view, great food! Do not let kids swim near the pier, the bait and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank gale4c55
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Oak Island Pier is closed at this time. Last year's hurricane took its toll on the pier. It is not safe. There are plans to repair it that are beginning. I rated it 5 as it was delightful to go on it just sight seeing...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank K3gma
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Most of the pier is now gone due to hurricane Andrew. Not sure you can even walk or fish on it anymore.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank kvsmith22
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Great view but its closed for repair. It was a good fishing spot not to good for swimming though because the sharks love it also, swim away from the pier.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank CrankyGrandpaAl
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Really it's just a pier. Walking to it was more fun for the family than the actual pier. If prefer going to Southport in the morning to sit on the pier there. If you don't make it to the Oak Island Pier don't beat yourself...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Cody R
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15 May 2018|
Response from Gary C | Reviewed this property |
Pier is still under reconstruction and might open next year.
Sydney A
28 May 2017|
Response from joanna_walters2002 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any while there.