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Jennette's Pier

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“gift shop”(182 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

What a fun little gem! Fish tanks are incredible! Gift shop has a variety of original gifts. Nice little spot to duck into while enjoying a walk on the beach

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bertandenieusa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting walk out on the pier. Cost $2.00 and for a fee you can rent fishing gear. The day we visited was very windy and cold but an awesome sight with the waves all around underneath. A worthwhile stop and there is free beach access...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank davidmS14SE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small fee to get on the pier itself, access to the main building with gift shop, fish tanks, and restrooms is free. Fishing licences and gear for sale. Much cleaner establishment than other similar piers in the area. Decent gift shop also has some snacks,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank thetackleboxnc
Reviewed October 30, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 1lanelover
Reviewed October 27, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mikeandalicetyler
Reviewed October 24, 2018

$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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tim R
Reviewed October 23, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jamesxox
Reviewed October 20, 2018

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...

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank L B
Reviewed October 18, 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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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.