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Category: Environment

Turtle Season Tips

Coming off a record-breaking turtle season last year, the Bald Head Island Conservancy is continuing its efforts to monitor and protect the loggerhead turtles who are returning to the island’s beaches this summer to lay eggs. Turtle walks for Conservancy members are still occurring, but with fewer nights, and smaller groups to better allow for […]

Making the Most of a Vacation Home

If you’re considering purchasing a vacation home on Bald Head Island, check out these tips for maximizing your island time. Set Your Sites First, choose which environment suits you best. If you are a beach bum, Bald Head Island has 14 miles of sandy strand to serve as your playground. More at home among the […]

Exercising on Bald Head Island: Think Outside the Gym

Want to get a good workout in while you’re on Bald Head Island? No sweat. Both the Bald Head Island Club and the Shoals Club have full fitness centers offering a range of cardio and weightlifting equipment, available to both full and temporary members. As nice as these facilities are, however, the most impressive exercise […]

Nothing Slow About 2019 Sea Turtle Season on Bald Head Island

Stretching from May through September, Bald Head Island’s 2019 sea turtle season was more of a sprint than a crawl. According to Paul Hillbrand, Sea Turtle Program Coordinator for the Bald Head Island Conservancy, the record-breaking activity had the program’s staff, interns and volunteers on their toes all summer. During a typical year on the […]

Take A Selfie-Guided Tour of Bald Head Island

Picture yourself in the most stunning and iconic spots on Bald Head Island. Literally. We’ve compiled our top ten most selfie-worthy locations for you, but there are others around every corner. Check out these and add your own. We’d love to see your shots, so please share them on social media using the hashtag: #bhiselfie. […]

The Breathtaking Beaches of Bald Head Island: A Shore Thing

From a vast protected maritime forest to a sprawling tidal marsh, Bald Head Island offers visitors a rich diversity of environments. Scenic vistas and recreational opportunities abound in all areas of the island, but the island’s crowning glory is, undoubtedly, her beaches. Because the strand is made up entirely of handsome coastal cottages, there are […]

Labor Day Weekend Events, Excursions and Celebrations on Bald Head Island

It’s hard to believe Labor Day is almost here. On Bald Head Island, we have any number of ways to celebrate summer’s last hurrah. From Fun Sails to Birding Trips, Scavenger Hunts to Sunset Celebrations, the list of family-friendly events is endless. Download a brochure showcasing the entire weekend of activities. If you haven’t already […]

Kid Bits Series Shows Vacationing on BHI is Child’s Play

With no mini-golf outlets, movie theaters or trampoline parks, what’s a kid to do on Bald Head Island? Plenty, and Bald Head Island expert Megan Kelly is host of a video series that shows kids of all ages the ropes. This video is a compilation of all five episodes, which feature her kid’s-eye-view of the […]

BHI Offers Plenty of Island-wide Amenities

While visiting Bald Head Island, you’ll discover the island has a vibrant community, with plenty to offer. From restaurants in the harbor, shops in the forest, and activities island-wide, there are loads of things to do, or not do. Check out this video to see all the island amenities.