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Take the Ferry

Old Baldy is located on Bald Head Island which is only accessible by boat, so step aboard. The Bald Head Island passenger ferry in Southport, NC makes trips to and from the island daily. Current rates are $22 per adult and $11 per child (age 3-12). Children 2 and under are free. For ferry schedules, maps, and helpful hints go to www.baldheadisland.com. For more info call (910) 457-5003

On the Island                                                                                                                                                              

Once you arrive, look up and you’ll see “Old Baldy” Lighthouse - a 5 minute walk from the ferry landing. Rent a bike or golf cart in order to explore the island fully. Call 910-457-4944 for more info on cart rentals. Take Lighthouse Wynd to the Lighthouse.

Get a Sticker

Enter the Keeper’s Cottage and purchase your admission sticker. Admission is valid for the entire day. 

  • Adults (age 13 and older) $6
  • Children (ages 3-12) $3
  • Infant (ages 0-2) FREE