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Fort Fisher-Southport Ferry
Fort Fisher Blvd. S
Southern tip of U.S. Hwy. 421
Kure Beach, NC 28449

(910) 457-6942

More than transportation, this half-hour crossing is a journey into the natural and social history of the Cape Fear River. You'll have excellent views of Federal Point, Zeke's Island and The Rocks from the upper deck. On the Southport side, you'll spot historic Price's Creek Lighthouse, at the mouth of the inlet. The crew is knowledgeable, and the cabin is air-conditioned. When traveling between Southport and New Hanover County, timing your trip to the ferry schedule makes getting there half the fun. See our Getting Here, Getting Around section for schedules or call the ferry offices: (910) 457-6942 on the Southport side and (910) 458-3329 on the Fort Fisher side.

One-way fees are $1 for pedestrians, $2 for bicycle and rider, $3 for motorcycles, $5 for vehicles from 20 feet or less, $10 for vehicles 20 to 40 feet, $15 for vehicles 40 to 65 feet.


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