"Real Estate Developer's Paradise" Bald Head Island by grandmaR
Bald Head Island Travel Guide: 20 reviews and 29 photos
Mile 308 - Bald Head Island (Nov. 6 & 17, 2000 and April 7, 2001). Bald Head island is surrounded by shoal water such as Frying Pan Shoals. The marina is VERY susceptible to SE winds and may be unsafe if the winds are strong from the SE. Also it has become a Yacht Club and is now very high priced.
The grocery which was formerly right in the marina and convenient albeit overpriced has been relocated to 2 miles away so you have to rent a cart to get there.
There are no cars except service vehicles on the island. They are apparently brought to the island by this tug pushing a barge. All the vehicles on the barge are subject to salt spray all over them.
All access to the island is either by ferry or private boat.
- Pros:Wild beaches - isolated
- Cons:Everything comes by ferry.
- In a nutshell:Isolated vacation spot
I have only been to Bald Head on our own boat. If you don't have a boat, you will have to take the ferry. The website... more travel advice
SInce I don't play golf, I did not realize that there was even a golf course on the island, although probably the fact... more travel advice
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