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  • Can I bring my car over? 

    No, Bald Head Island is a golf cart-only island. If you are coming over to visit for the day, bikes and golf carts are available for rent.  

  • Do I need to make a ferry reservation? 

    No, ferry is first-come, first-serve. You will, however, need to make a tram reservation. Trams are vehicles that takes you from the ferry to your rental home. Board the ferry from Deep Point Marina in Southport that corresponds with the time of your tram reservation.

  • What are the ferry hours? 

    Please visit baldheadislandferry.com for a schedule.

  • How much luggage can I bring over? 

    The ferry terminal limits bags to three per person. You will be charged a fee if your luggage exceeds the limit.

  • How long is the ferry ride? 

    From Deep Point Marina to Bald Head Island Harbour is about 25 minutes. 

  • How big is the island? 

    Bald Head Island is 4.8 miles long and 2 miles wide.


  • Is there a place to buy groceries? 

    Yes, the Maritime Market sells groceries. If you want to plan ahead, give them your grocery list and they will have your home fully stocked upon arrival. Call directly or visit their website to set this up: 910-457-7450 or maritimemarketbhi.com.

  • Are there places to eat on the island without joining the clubs? 

    Yes, Jules Salty Pub & Island Grub, Jailhouse Provisions, Mikes Bites & Maritime Market are among the options.

  • Is there a place to rent bikes and beach gear?

    Yes, you can rent those items at Riverside Adventure Company: 910-457-4944.

  • Is there a medical facility on the island? 

    Yes, Island Time Medical and Wellness. Call 910-477-6848 for hours.

  • Is there an ABC Store on Bald Head Island?

    No, the closest is in Southport. 

  • Do golf carts have rain flaps?

    We cannot guarantee rain flaps on any of our golf carts. Cary Cart Company offers covered golf carts for rent.

  • What do I do in an emergency situation?

    Bald Head Island does have their own police station with trained staff. For emergencies, please call 911. 

  • Does the home come with linens? 

    Yes, we will provide bed linens and bath towels. We will have one roll of paper towels and one roll of toilet paper per bathroom, plus a starter supply of dish and laundry soap. Beach towels are not provided. 

  • Where do I pick up my keys? 

    The house will be unlocked with keys in the entryway or on the kitchen counter. 

  • Does my home have AC?

    Yes, all of our homes have air conditioning and heat. 

  • Are there bugs on the island?

    Yes, there are many types of wildlife on the island. It is possible for you to encounter these while here. All of our homes are on a quarterly pest control program. 

  • How do I access the clubs? 

    Some, but not all, of the homes come with access to the clubs. If your rental home does not have access, you will not be able to use the clubs. Check your listing details for this information. If your home does have access, you will need to contact the club directly and purchase a temporary membership. We encourage doing this as soon as you book your home as the memberships do fill up. 

  • Can dogs go on the beach? 

    Yes, but they need to be on a leash during turtle season: May 1- Nov 15th. There is also a dog park located on the island. 

  • Can my child drive the golf cart? 

    No, a valid driver's license is required to drive a golf cart.

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