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Great views and fishing was fun

Spent time with wife walking on the pier and it was fun to visit. Hot day cool on the pier. The... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Dan R
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Stormville, New York
It's a pier, one of the few remaining...

25 years ago, Surf City boasted at least 4 additional piers. Now, thanks mostly to Hurricane Fran... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
EdRockster
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Durham
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112 S Shore Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6670
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All reviews nice walk bait shop pod of dolphins fishing gear ice cream shop my family loves folks fishing cut outs baby shark catching fish welcome center clean restrooms take pictures family place worth the trip a lot of fun gift shop
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Spent time with wife walking on the pier and it was fun to visit. Hot day cool on the pier. The fishing was great by the results we saw others having. Worth the trip.

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 24 August 2018

25 years ago, Surf City boasted at least 4 additional piers. Now, thanks mostly to Hurricane Fran, piers are rare on Topsail Island. This one is the most accessible, right in downtown Surf City. Enjoy the view from several yards out in the water. Always...More

1  Thank EdRockster
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Its a nice boardwalk. We went fishing for $12 per person (had our own poles) and bought bait for $5.50. You can walk out on the pier for just $1 which is probably worth it. We enjoyed fishing but didn't catch anything. No one was...More

Thank LaurLaw
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful pier. Only cost $1 per person over 10yrs of age, under 10yrs are free. Ticket is good to get on the pier for 24hrs.

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Paid $1 to walk on pier out to the end. There was many fisherman on the pier. Enough room to walk out on really nothing special just something to do.

Thank DRLaskeyTrips
Reviewed 23 July 2018

A nice place to take the kids fishing. Wonderful view of the ocean. Kids were able to catch some fish which made them so happy. Also they have a store that sells fishing gear and bait. The kids also will like that they sell snacks...More

2  Thank Bill P
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

My family loves coming here, fishing is great. The best time to come and fish in my opinion is late summer/early spring. Sept when the water temp gets colder you will kill fish on diamond jigs and gotcha plugs.

Thank larryb625
Reviewed 17 July 2018

The Pier is clean and was a lot of fun for the kids. They really enjoy seeing some of the fish caught while we walked on the pier. They do charge a $1 to walk on the pier. It was well worth the money.

2  Thank jeremyr761
Reviewed 16 July 2018

You have to pay $1 per person to go out on this pier and more if you fish. I found it very depressing with down-and-out people joylessly fishing for stray forks and tiny fish.

Thank 4_kids_on_the_loose
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We visited a stretch nearish the pier. A gravelnparkingmlot with a kids playground a one stall bathroom and an outdoor exposed shower. There was a storm offshore so the waves were rough. But all in all a decent few hours at the beach and only...More

1  Thank Krystle L
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Alan B
16 August 2018|
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Response from larryb625 | Reviewed this property |
No dogs on the pier.
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Mike M
13 June 2017|
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Response from Betty S | Reviewed this property |
It is posted No Alcohol.
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