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This pier has been run down for years and had the end wash away in the last hurricane.
The Town finally has insurance and grant money to rebuild, but is stuck in contracting and permitting delays.
They may be able to start later this year...More
A great place to go to fish or look at the ocean until it was declared unusable due to storm damage from Hurricane Matthew. It is owned by Oak Island and the rumor is that it will be repaired/replaced this fall/winter (2017).
You can buy bait and other fishing accessories, I believe there might be a minimal charge to fish off the pier. Makes for some great pictures! Restaurant next door with Ocean view, great food! Do not let kids swim near the pier, the bait and...More
Oak Island Pier is closed at this time. Last year's hurricane took its toll on the pier. It is not safe. There are plans to repair it that are beginning.
I rated it 5 as it was delightful to go on it just sight seeing...More
Really it's just a pier. Walking to it was more fun for the family than the actual pier. If prefer going to Southport in the morning to sit on the pier there. If you don't make it to the Oak Island Pier don't beat yourself...More
Pier is closed because it's condemned. Shark exhibit isn't worth the required 50 cents. Beach is poorly cared for, and was very crowded. Public bathrooms were three Port-A-Potties that were in deplorable condition and should have been condemned, too.