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Jennette's Pier

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“gift shop”(176 reviews)
“small aquarium”(46 reviews)
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7223 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9129
+1 252-255-1501
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed November 20, 2012

Beautiful pier with a nice gift shop. Enjoyed the new fish tanks in the entrance. My husband has fished off the pier and appreciates the amenities offered.

6  Thank Marla D
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed March 17, 2015

We just wanted to walk out on the pier with our little dog to take int he scenery. Not only do they not allow dogs, you have to pay to walk the pier...$2 per person. If you want to fish, it costs $12 a day....More

9  Thank Debby E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Doesn't matter if you are an avid fisherman or not... This is a great pier to visit. Take a walk out, see the fishing activity, see dolphins, sea birds, etc. View native saltwater fishes in the aquarium and check out the interactive displays, learn a...More

Thank thetackleboxnc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is great!! we all enjoyed it from the 2 year old ( seeing the fish in the aquarium) the 5 year old ( playing the games in the lobby) to the rest of us " old folks " just taking in the scenery....More

Thank 1lanelover
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are into pier fishing this is the place to go on Nags Head. The pier is large and you would have plenty of room to do your thing. It's a great place to walk. If you are into the beach it is right...More

Thank mikeandalicetyler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

$2 to walk the pier. Very nice. Lots of fishing going on. Pretty long pier. Nice gift shop and there are a couple aquariums. Plenty of parking.

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome pier for fishing or just sightseeing. Has gift shop and a superr aquarium with local fish found in Nags Head.

Thank jamesxox
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stop every trip! We don't fish but we love to just walk out on the pier. Great gift shop with food. Small aquarium inside. Great for the whole family...

Thank L B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited in the evening. It is a beautiful facility reopened in 2011. It has a fish aquarium and a nice gift shop. It also has a reception hall on the top floor. The fishing pier is neat-a well managed facility. There is a $2...More

Thank Brenda F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

First let me qualify, we do not fish but numerous people were fishing. It is a very sturdy pier and goes out pretty far into the ocean as piers go. Nominal fee to site see the pier It had a very nice view from the...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our leisurely afternoon at this beautiful pier overlooking the scenic Atlantic. Huge waves, sunshine, a beautiful accessible beach, and lots of surfers made this afternoon enjoyable. Lots of fishermen on the pier are fun to watch or maybe you would like to try...More

Thank JorieJoy
Reviewed October 11, 2018

this is the spot all the weather people were broadcasting from during Florence hurricane September 2018; the history of this pier is worth the visit; beautiful views; lots to read on the walls about the Jennette family

Thank tkristoph
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mike m
July 30, 2018|
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Response from mike m |
Wow. Fishing without smoking and drinking. Doesn’t sound good
Miriam P
July 25, 2018|
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Response from Lnh57 | Reviewed this property |
Read on their website that pets are not allowed.
July 1, 2018|
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Response from Sue N | Reviewed this property |
There's not a person to actually clean your fish, but there are some stations where you can do it.