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Beautiful view

This is a great place for a walk along the water. The view is nice, and people are very friendly... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
Hong Kong, China
Beautiful town

Love Southport and the people here. We've been coming to Southport for years and will continue to... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
Kim P
Jacksonville, North Carolina
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All reviews the cape fear river river walk nice walk bald head island watch the boats within walking distance peaceful place bench swings enjoy the view local restaurants boat traffic leisurely stroll water front big ships quaint town off season intercoastal waterway
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

This is a great place for a walk along the water. The view is nice, and people are very friendly. I love Southport's charm, and little shops, restaurants, and views of the water.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HKtravelbug
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Love Southport and the people here. We've been coming to Southport for years and will continue to visit as often as possible.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kim P
Reviewed September 14, 2018

This is a beautiful and quaint small fisher mans town. We took the ferry ride from Fort Fisher to Southport not knowing exactly what to expect. We were blown away with the beauty, friendliness and calmness. The little shops were unique and full of great...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank judy177
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We love to end an evening in Southport peacefully swinging near the pier. There are lots of double swings with water views. Try this after dinner in one of the many restaurants within walking distance. You won’t be sorry.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tamera S
Reviewed August 11, 2018

One of our favorite places to 'chillax'. The park offers benches and bench-swings for sitting and viewing the water. What you see is the area where the Cape Fear River joins the Atlantic ocean, with views of Oak Island, Bald Head Island, smaller natural islands....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

Very quaint small town. Interesting/eclectic shops. Very peaceful walking around. The locals say hello.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank shoopes
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

This area was nice. We sat on the bench swing and watched the water. Next we strolled out in the pier.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank etbwatson
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

We walked this a few times during our stay and at different times of the day. Plenty of seating in a couple of places along the way. The Gazebo down by the marina is a great place to view the sunset and Oak Island Lighthouse.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 2014BC
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Benches and swings are provided next to the pier where you can chill out, listen to the waves, watch boats and great people watching. There are great shops and restaurants within walking distance.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cindebianchi
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

If the weather is nice there are lots of outdoor activities to do and also its lovely to listen live music at the restautans close to the pier

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Necla H
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July 23, 2018|
Response from cindebianchi | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we didn't fish there. We toured the lovely town, wentbto some shops and had a nice lunch.
July 23, 2018|
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Response from TheHungryDetective | Reviewed this property |
There is a bait shop by the pier...I would stop by and ask what’s a good bait.
January 14, 2017|
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Response from Jennifer B | Reviewed this property |
You will enjoy this location very much for all your photo needs. My husband and I relaxed in the coastal breeze and enjoyed the food at the restaurants right there. It's relaxing, beautiful, romantic, and serene! Enjoy you... More