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Address: 100 Atlantic Avenue, Kure Beach, NC 28449
Phone Number: +1 910-458-5524

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Very friendly people!

You must just walk out on the pier and watch the fishermen, it's free. The people in the store are so very friendly! We grabbed an ice cream and just took in the sights!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Alexandria Bay, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We take a walk on the pier every year when we make our annual trip to Ft Fisher. Usually after a great meal at Freddie's. It's interesting watching the people out there fishing.

Thank RSpicer
Alexandria Bay, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You must just walk out on the pier and watch the fishermen, it's free. The people in the store are so very friendly! We grabbed an ice cream and just took in the sights!

Thank SusanRVer
Gastonia, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all, let me say I'm glad to see Hurricane Matthew didn't damage this iconic structure. Spent about an hour on the pier today, chatting with some of the locals (and not so locals) spending their afternoon feeding the fish. I say that because I didn't see a single one reeled in while I was there. But, I guess... More 

Thank gasdnc
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Easy to get to and park. We enjoyed the fishing and got to see a large shark. Nice view of the beach from the pier.

Thank RC H
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

The store leading to the pier is a colorful, locally popular spot. That being said, in October the shelves were at least 1/2 empty. There is a small snack bar that appeared to still be serving a limited menu. The pier itself was fairly crowded with fishermen, didn't see anyone bringing in fish, but the "reds" were supposed to be... More 

Thank Janice G
Newport News, VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Took a weekend trip down and had a great time. The beach was beautiful. It was nice to walk through the shop and be able to go out on the pier, just to explore. You are not charged to walk out on the pier if you are not fishing. I absolutely loved the big porch swings lined down the sidewalk.... More 

Thank menmike1224
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Hubs wanted to fish. First trip to Kure. Great pier, really nice staff, good selection in store (he bought me my first rod, a beautiful pink rod with a reel that lights up!). Ice cream was wonderful.

Thank Alyssa B
Huntersville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Took my little ones for a walk down the pier. It was clean and lots of people fishing which was neat for the kids to see. Nice bonus is that they don't charge to walk the pier, just for fishing. Nice Pier shop also with ice cream and fishing stuff

Thank Spydermn
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Love this pier. Been coming here for years. When my children were small, they would join me...fish a little...eat sardines..& enjoy the view...the people...the fishing...& sometimes catching. I have been here when there were less than a dozen people fishing & when you were shoulder to shoulder slaying the spots. You can King fish, but no shark fishing...even though you... More 

Thank Grady A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

We really like just walking out on piers and seeing a different view of the ocean as well as the unique people fishing. This pier is long enough to give a good view, and there is no charge if you are just sightseeing. How can you get a better deal than that?

Thank Diane01S

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