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Jennette's Pier

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“gift shop”(185 reviews)
“small aquarium”(47 reviews)
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7223 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9129
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was such a cool experience even though we didn’t pay the $2 to walk all the way out-since we weren’t fishing we really didn’t feel the need to as we saw lots of it just from walking up and into the building. Very clean...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank alindner25
Reviewed 2 days ago

Came here for the sunrise and absolutely loved it! The kids loved watching people fish off of the pier. Friendly educated staff!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TravelinEmma13
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice pier. If you have a membership to the NC Aquarium, your walk-on fee is free. There are two large aquariums inside the lobby area. The gift shop was closed during our visit, I would have really liked to see that. $2 adult, $1...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank tamara g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

.....in the ocean. It’s a really long pier and you get the sense of being far from land. It’s just $2 to walk out the pier. There are aquarium exhibits at a;additional charge.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank cararro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wanted to watch the Blood Moon over the ocean, great place to go for pictures. Everyone on the pier who were fishing, were very friendly and didn't mind our little intrusions to get to a good spot for taking pics.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank grandmaangelshh
Reviewed February 14, 2019

Visited with children and we all loved the experience and gift shop. Visited with students and they fully enjoyed their tours and class sessions with the instructors. The instructors were super knowledgeable, paced the session well, and kept the students engaged. Excellent experiences. Will return...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bluebirdred
Reviewed February 7, 2019 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful pier. A must see while on vacation ! Wonderful people in the shops and very helpful while getting fishing gear in order.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chelsea D
Reviewed January 20, 2019

We enjoyed walking out on this historic pier. It is quite a long pier and gives a nice view of the beaches and ocean. It was also fun to see the fishermen. The cost is $2 person (adult). We also enjoyed the large aquariums inside...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank T6143VUsueg
Reviewed January 16, 2019

After returning from Ocracoke Island, I drove to Jennette pier. There is a nice small fish aquarium inside the main building. It was interesting to read the history outside and left that a turn of the century ship was uncovered in hurricane, lifted up and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Dreamersdoit1
Reviewed January 16, 2019

This is a terrific place. The staff was very helpful and friendly. The pier and surrounding are was very clean and prices were quite reasonable. Can't wait to go back.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jdgarrish
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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 suen539 | Reviewed this property |
There's not a person to actually clean your fish, but there are some stations where you can do it.