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There are an abundant of activities, festivals and events in the Southport-Oak Island area to keep visitors and residents, entertained, engaged and active. Attractions, Fishing, Golf, Guided Tours, Movie Tours, Aerial Tours, Parks & Recreation Areas, Watersports,


Take an evening stroll on wood planks suspended above the water or catch your first fish among friendly strangers, piers in the Southport Oak Island area have long played an important and romantic role in our community. Anglers fishing for king macke

Boating and Sailing

Boating & Sailing –Options and water abound! Small motor boats, kayaks and canoes are the way to go on The Big Lake and other freshwater lakes in Boiling Spring Lakes. The warm waters of the Gulf Stream are approximately 50 miles off our coast

Fitness and Sports Leagues

Fitness- Keeping fit after indulging in the sweet and savory offerings in the Southport-Oak Island Area is easy with the variety of fitness programs, sporting leagues, and facilities in the area. The Parks and Recreation Departments for Brunswick Co

Golf Courses

Golf – A golfer’s paradise exists in the Southport-Oak Island Area with year-round golf on courses with magnificent views and created for golfers of every skill. Courses designed by Tim Cate, George Cobb, P.B. Dye, and Hale Irwin.


Shopping- Shop Small Support Local. You will find an impressive array of boutiques with unique merchandise and personal service in the Southport-Oak Island area. Our boutiques offer distinctive gifts, clothing, art, jewelry, furniture, and specialty

Kayaking and Stand Up Paddleboarding

Kayaking & Stand Up Paddleboard-So much water, so many places to kayak, canoe, stand up paddleboard. So if you like the adventure of the ocean, the endurance of a Cape Fear River trail, or just want to get close to nature in the many creeks and tidal

North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher

The Aquariums were established in 1976 to promote an awareness, understanding, appreciation and conservation of the diverse natural and cultural resources of North Carolina’s ocean, estuaries, rivers, streams and other aquatic environments.

Southport Fort Fisher Ferry

Embarking on a sunny beach vacation, visiting charming seaside villages, exploring the area's rich history, or just enjoying some of the country's best fishing spots, no visit to coastal North Carolina is complete without a ride on a NC Ferry.

Dog Parks

Dog parks are a fun way to exercise your dog while socializing with fellow pet lovers. The Southport Oak Island area has two dog parks, both associated with the Town of Oak Island, a dog friendly beach. The Salty Dog Park is located at Bill Smith P

Southport Parks and Recreation Areas

City of Southport Parks and Recreation areas are plentiful: Southport Community Building overlooking the Cape Fear River offers brides and grooms the perfect backdrop for gorgeous wedding photos. Fort Johnston Southport Museum and Visitors Center is