Island Directory

Vacation Rentals/Property Management

Whether you're looking for a cozy cottage for a couple’s getaway or a spacious home large enough for the entire family, Intracoastal Realty offers the island’s best vacation rentals. Relax and let us help you find the perfect place. To book accommodations or learn about the company’s property management program, visit

Village of Bald Head Island

An incorporated municipality, the Village of Bald Head Island is governed by a Village Council and Mayor. A village manager and staff administer the daily business of the Village from offices located in the Town Hall across from Old Baldy Lighthouse. The village also employs a fire chief, building inspector, paramedic/firefighters and police officers. Bald Head Island is also part of the Brunswick County 911 Emergency System. Tax revenues provide services such as road maintenance, police and fire protection, emergency medical services, garbage collection and building inspection. Visit the Village of Bald Head Island website at

Passenger Ferry and Tram Service

Take a deep breath – you're almost there. Bald Head Island's passenger ferry and tram service is run by Bald Head Island Transportation, Inc. The mainland ferry terminal is located at Deep Point Marina in Southport, NC. Visit to view ferry schedules and information about traveling to the island.

Barge Service

Bald Head Island Limited's barge is available for carrying cargo, vehicles, supplies and equipment to the island. It arrives and departs from the barge landing at Deep Point Marina near the Southport-Fort Fisher State Ferry Landing. Call (910) 457-5205 or visit for more information.

Golf Cart Sales & Repair

Cary Cart Company, located on Edward Teach Wynd in Service Village, sells, maintains and repairs many brands of electric carts. Call (910) 457-7333 or visit for more information.

U.S. Post Office/Island Parcel Center

Don't worry – you can keep in touch with the outside world while you’re here. The Village of Bald Head Island post office is located on Lighthouse Wynd, across from Old Baldy lighthouse and next door to the Village Hall. Post office hours are Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mail leaves the island weekdays on the 2:30 p.m. ferry. All mail needs to be dropped off by 2 p.m. to leave the island on the same day. Island Parcel Center (IPC), housed inside the Post Office, is an authorized UPS shipper and can receive FedEx packages delivered to the island. When sending packages to the island please include Name, the physical address of the home, Bald Head Island, NC 28461. Please also include a contact phone number. Call (910) 457-9700, ext. 2 for more information.

Trash Pick-up/Recycling

From Memorial Day through Labor Day, the Public Works department picks up trash twice a week. From Labor Day through Memorial Day, trash pickup occurs once a week. Property owners and guests who wish to recycle aluminum, glass, plastic, newspaper, mixed paper and junk mail may separate these materials and take them to the Solid Waste and Recycling Center located on Edward Teach Wynd, just past the Fire Station. Call (910) 457-5422 for more information.


All utilities are installed underground and require initial hookup and monthly service charges. The Village of Bald Head Island Utility Department offers water and sewer service; Progress energy, electric; AT&T, telephone and DSl Internet; and Tele-Media Corporation, cable television service. Call (910) 457-7350 for more information.

Bald Head Association

As Bald Head Island's largest property owners' association, the BHA's primary functions include advocacy, the obligation to oversee the island's Covenants and Architectural Review, protection of the common areas, and representation of the property owner, particularly non-resident property owners. Visit to learn more.

Bald Head Island Chamber of Commerce

The Bald Head Island Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit organization whose members include businesses based both on and off the island, nonprofit groups, neighborhood associations, private clubs, government entities and individuals. The Chamber’s mission is to promote the Bald Head Island experience and support a thriving economic community while honoring the Island's core values of sensitivity to the environment, preservation of history and celebration of traditional seaside pastimes.

Village Chapel

Located creekside near Old Baldy Lighthouse, the picturesque Village Chapel of Bald Head Island first opened on Easter Sunday of 1987. Nondenominational services are conducted by visiting clergy year-round each Sunday at 8:30 a.m., and from Memorial Day through Labor Day an additional service is held at 10 a.m. Call (910) 457-1183 or visit for more information.