Take a Day Trip

Explore Bald Head Island with your kids & grandkids!  Through our day trips, you can bring the family to BHI, an island that is only accessible by ferry and utilizes golf carts as its main transportation. 
 

SATURDAYS  •  MARCH  -  MID-MAY

Saturday Day Trip


Touch Tank Time, Reptile Round-up & Hands-On Dissection

This is an afternoon full of excitement for your family!   Kids will get the chance to touch ocean creatures in our touch tank, learn about snakes and turtles in reptile round-up, and dissect a sand shark, sea star and more through hands-on dissection.  Kid's pricing includes individual dissection pricing.

Saturdays 12:00pm - 3:00pm  |  $30/Kid  |   $10/Adult

Guests should take the 11:00am ferry to the island and will be able to take the 3:30pm ferry home.
When you get to the island you can either take a tram down to the Conservancy (free with ferry ticket) or rent a golf cart
through the link below to have freedom to drive around the island after the Conservancy programs as you please.
Ferry Information  |  Tram Reservations  |  Golf Cart Rentals


 

WEDNESDAYS & FRIDAYS  •  MID-MAY  -  MID-AUGUST

Summer Day Trip


Touch Tank Time, Reptile Round-up & Hands-On Dissection

This is an afternoon full of excitement for your family!  Perfect for those vacationing around BHI during the summer.    Kids will get the chance to touch ocean creatures in our touch tank, learn about snakes and turtles in reptile round-up, and dissect a sand shark, sea star and more through hands-on dissection.  Kid's pricing includes individual dissection pricing.

Wednesdays & Fridays 1:00pm - 4:00pm  |  $30/Kid  |   $10/Adult

Guests should take the 12:00pm ferry to the island and will be able to take the 4:30pm ferry home.
When you get to the island you can either take a tram down to the Conservancy (free with ferry ticket) or rent a golf cart
through the link below to have freedom to drive around the island after the Conservancy programs as you please.
Ferry Information  |  Tram Reservations  |  Golf Cart Rentals


 
YOU CAN ALSO DISCOVER BHI THROUGH THESE PROGRAMS:

Pricing below includes ferry ticket. Take 8:00AM ferry from Deep Point Marina in Southport, NC.  Conservancy staff will provide ferry tickets at the gate and arrange for island transportation.

Bald Eagle Tour


Bald Eagle Tour (seasonal)

Watch and learn about our Bald Eagle pair during their nesting season every spring.  
$30/person for BHI Conservancy Members  |   $40/person for Non-Members

Bald Head After Dark


Birding BHI

Bald Head Island offers fantastic opportunities for bird watching during all seasons. With almost 250 different species of birds on BHI, this tour will provide you with fantastic viewing opportunities to see heron, ibis, warblers, and more! 
$30/person for BHI Conservancy Members  |   $40/person for Non-Members
 

Island Nature Tour


Island Nature Tour

Join Conservancy staff on a guided tour of the wildlife hotspots on breathtaking BHI. Explore the pristine beaches, maritime forest, and salt marsh.
$30/person for BHI Conservancy Members  |   $40/person for Non-Members
Register Here: 
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Painted Bunting


Painted Bunting Tour (seasonal)

The male Painted Bunting is often described as the most beautiful bird in North America. Lucky for you, BHI offers fantastic opportunities to catch a peek of this brightly colored bird. Join Conservancy staff on this special edition of our usual Birding BHI Tour.
$30/person for BHI Conservancy Members  |   $40/person for Non-Members


Turtle Trot 5K

Bring your family, get some exercise, and enjoy the natural beauty of Bald Head Island!  At the BHI Conservancy's Turtle Trot 5K, participants can run as fast or as slow as they'd like as they move through the island's ancient maritime forest and over the pristine beaches.  For more information, visit our Turtle Trot page here!
$50/Adult and $40/child 10 & under for off island runners.      Register Here!