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The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center


The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue & Rehabilitation Center was opened in 1997 by its founder and director, Jean Beasley, in memory of her daughter's efforts to assure survival of sea turtles. Jean Beasley was honored as this years Animal Planet Hero of the Year! Tours are available during the summer season. Contact the turtle hospital for dates and times.

The sea turtle R&R Center is located at;
PO Box 3012
822 Carolina Blvd
Topsail Beach, NC 28445

website; http://www.seaturtlehospital.org/

Topsail Historical Society and Missiles & More Museum

Topsail Historical Society and Missiles & More Museum

Home of the Missiles & More Museum
The Missiles and More Museum, located in the Assembly Building in downtown Topsail Beach, houses historical artifacts and collections of other interesting facts about Topsail Island and the surrounding area. New exibits are created reguarly conducted tours are available for students and groups.

The Historical Society meets the second Thursday of the month at 11:30 AM at the Assembly Building from September through May. The meeting features a lunch and a speaker on a topic of historical interest. Reservations are required, and visitors are welcomed. Please call the Museum Director for additional information in this regard.

Museum Hours are as follows;
April 7 – May 1, Mon-Fri
May 19 – Aug. 30, Mon-Sat
Sept. 1 – Oct. 17, Mon-Fri

Museum located at;
720 Channel Blvd.
Topsail Beach, NC 28445

website: Topsail Historical Societ
website: Missles and More Museum

The Belle of Topsail Cruise Boat

The Belle of Topsail Cruise Boat

The Belle of Topsail is a 55 foot replica of an 1880's turn of the century riverboat that cruises the scenic waters of the North Carolina Intracoastal waterway and sounds. Take the Pirate Cruise and experience a battle with a Pirate Ship including cannon fire. It's great!

Sightseeing CruiseEvery day - weather permitting
Departs: 1:00pm and 3:00pm
Arrive 1/2 hour before departure

For Reservations and Information:
Mr. David Luther
111 N. New River Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: 910-328-1621
Fax: 910-328-3323
Send Email

website: http://www.belleoftopsail.com/

Kid's Adventure

Kid's Adventure

Ms. Brandy S. Edwards
107 Dogwood Ln.
Hampstead, NC 28443
Phone: 910-329-0588
Fax: 910-329-1649
Send Email

Kid's Adventure is a summer day camp in which the partipants go to a different "Field Trip" daily.

Day on the Water Charter

Day on the Water Charter
This is a unique charter service brought to you by Capt. Chris Medlin of East Coast Sports. The charters Chris offers consists of Island Hopping, Crabbing, Clamming, Tubing, Shelling, Fishing, and Scenic Cruises. Chris says; "We pride ourselves in providing a relaxing day on the water..... If you are looking for a hardcore fishing charter, please look elsewhere." Give Captain Chris a call and book your family's Topsail Island area outing today! East Coast Sports Captain Chris Medlin Day on the Water Charters PO Box 2689 Surf City, NC 28445 (910) 328-1887 (910) 358-4912 ecsports@earthlink.net http://www.eastcoastsports.com/

SCUBA DIVING with CAROLINA DIVERS

SCUBA DIVING with CAROLINA DIVERS

Swimming • Snorkeling • Freediving • Watersports

CAROLINA DIVERS Our 2,000-square-foot store has all the equipment for underwater sports and offers charters and scuba diving classes.


Carolina Divers
13567-B NC Highway 50
Surf City, NC 28445-6555

Toll Free: 866-913-1653
Store: 910-329-9912
Fax: 910-329-0563
email: jon@carolinadivers-nc.com
website: http://www.carolinadivers-nc.com/

North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher

Exhibit Gallery Highlights


  • Cape Fear Conservatory with freshwater plants and animals including frogs, turtles, snakes, alligators and a variety of fishes
  • Coastal Waters with Coquina Outcrop Touch Pool
  • Cape Fear Shoals, a 235,000 gallon tank with saltwater animals including sharks, eels and stingrays
  • Open Oceans with an octopus, hard bottom reefs and jellies
  • Exotic Aquatics, highlighting non-indigenous marine species, including poison dart frogs, Hawaiian fishes, spiny lobsters and lionfish
  • Shadows on the Sand featuring stingrays, skates and guitarfish

What’s New

Spring and summer bring a wealth of exciting events and activities including indoor and outdoor learning and exploration, new animals, including a rare albino alligator on display in June, and summer camp.

Directions


The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher is located on US 421 approximately 15 miles south of Wilmington, just beyond Kure Beach.

Driving directions from Topsail Island to North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
(866) 301-3476
56.5 mi – about 1 hour 34 mins

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From Southport, take the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry. For ferry schedule, call 910-457-6942 or toll free at
1-800-BYFERRY.

GPS: 33°57′46”N, 77°55′32”W

Street address:
900 Loggerhead Road
Kure Beach, NC 28412




Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

As you walk the decks of the NORTH CAROLINA, imagine yourself at sea in 1942 searching the sky for enemy aircraft, anticipating what may happen next. Discover how this heroic ship and brave crew fought in every major naval offensive in the Pacific of WWII. This is an historic adventure you don’t want to miss! Located across from historic downtown Wilmington at the junction of highways 17/74/76/421.
Open Every Day!

Battleship Alive
When: Various dates throughout the summer season. Call or visit website for dates and details.
Event Description: Watch and interact with World War II living history interpreters as they bring the Ship to life by enacting daily duties and drills. An excellent field trip opportunity for families and groups! Included in regular admission.
For information: 910-251-5797 Ext. 2046.

website: Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

Admission Prices:

Adult - 12 and over $12.00
Seniors (65 and older) $10.00
Military (active duty or retired with military ID card) $10.00
Child - 6 through 11 $6.00
Child - 5 and under Free
ADA $6.00
Child ADA $3.00
ADA Staff needed to assist - Free (up to 1 per client)
The Battleship gladly accepts Cash, VISA or MasterCard. We do not accept personal checks.

Surf City Surf & Turf Super Sprint Triathlon 2008

Surf City Surf & Turf Super Sprint Triathlon 2008

Where: Surf City, North Carolina
When: Saturday, May 17, 2008
Time: 8:00 AM

Race Format:Participants begin with a 750 meter swim, then do one lap of the bike (4 miles), do a two-mile run, another lap of the bike course, and finish with a one-mile run. Participants will only swim one time at the start of the race.

Pricing:
Before Thursday, May 01, 2008:Individual Participant: $50.00Relay Team: $80.00
Before Saturday, May 17, 2008:Individual Participant: $60.00Relay Team: $90.00
There is a $10.00 fee for each non-USAT registrant.

website: http://www.setupevents.com/

Topsail Area Shopping

Topsail Area Shopping

EastCoast Discount Sports
Fishing Tackle and supplies, Marine Equipment and supplies, clothing, shoes, beachwear
Doug and Chris Medlin
Located in The Fishing Village
409 Roland Ave.
Surf City, NC 28443
Phone: 910-328-1887
Fax: 910-328-5814
Send Email
website: http://www.eastcoastsports.com/

Island Marine Supply
Located in the Fishing Village
409 Roland Ave.
Surf City
phone: 328-1887
Boat and trailer needs, water sports equiment, safety equipment, electronics and hardware.
328-1887

Island Outfitters
Located in the Fishing Village
409 Roland Ave.
Surf City
phone: 328-1887
"A better line of sportswear"
Men's women's and Children's Island wear.
Columbia, Bimini Bay, Sperry Topsiders

Island Real Estate
Located in the Fishing Village
409 Roland Ave.
Surf City
phone: 328-1887
Cathy Medlin
Sales, Vacation Rentals & Property Management
328-2323
800-622-6886

On Shore Surf Shop
Located in the Fishing Village
409 Roland Ave.
Surf City
328-2232

Christ's Cove - Christian Gifts
Located in the Fishing Village
409 Roland Ave.
Surf City


Colleen's Corner Boutique
Ms Colleen C. Rigby
1046 Atlantic Plaza, Hwy. 210
Sneads Ferry, NC 28460
Phone: 910-327-0012
Fax: 910-327-0012
Designer fashion apparel, jewelry and accessories, designer robes and pj's, organic soaps, lotions, mists, incredible hand-made beaded jewelry, vintage painted furniture, New England soaps and candles, French soaps.

Surfside Sportswear and Gifts
Lori Howard
314 New River Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: 910-328-4141
Fax: 910-328-4460

Herrings Outdoor Sports
Herring's Carries Active Wear For Active People. Men's and Women's Apparel, Footwear, Gifts, Kayaks and gear.
Herrings Outdoor Sports
701 New River Drive
Surf City, NC 28445
910-328-3291
Email: herringssports@charter.net
website: http://www.herringsoutdoorsports.com/


Surf City Shopping Center Inc.
Grocery, clothing and gifts
106 S Topsail Dr
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 328-3961‎

Beach Furniture Outfitters
Furniture, Artwork, Lamps, home furnishings
520 North New River Drive
Surf City, NC 28445-6608
Tel: (910) 328-4181
http://www.beachfurnitureoutfittersinc.com/

Bert's Surf Shop
Clothing, beachwear, hats, accessories
310 North New River Drive
Surf City, NC 28445-6604
(910) 328-1010
http://www.bertsurfshop.com/surfcity.html

Eagles Beach Wear
Water Sports Equipment & Accessories
Beachwear, gifts
511 Roland Avenue
Surf City, NC 28445-6688
(910) 328-0167

Mystic Treasure Jewelers
121 South Topsail Drive
Surf City, NC 28445-6743
(910) 328-6300

Ocean Waves
204 North New River Drive
Surf City, NC 28445-6602
Phone: (910) 328-3305
Water Sports Equipment & Accessories, Beachwear

On Shore Surf Shop
405 Roland Avenue
Surf City, NC 28445-6982
Phone: (910) 328-2232
Surfboard & Windsurfing Equipment
http://www.geocities.com/glasser90/

One Stop Bait & Tackle
806 Roland Avenue
Surf City, NC 28445-6693
Phone: (910) 328-1161
Fishing Tackle & Supplies, Fresh Seafood

Pastimes Toys and Gifts
208 North New River Drive
Surf City, NC 28445-6602
Phone: (910) 328-2737
Toy store

Shark Attack #2
125 North Topsail Drive
Surf City, NC 28445-6719
Phone: (910) 328-1346
Beachware, beach supplies, gifts

Spinnaker Surf Shop
111 North Shore Drive
Surf City, NC 28445-6639
Phone: (910) 328-2311
Surfboard & Windsurfing Equipment, Water Sports Equipment & Accessories
http://www.spinnakersurfshop.com/

Topsail Art Gallery
121 South Topsail Drive
Surf City, NC 28445-6743
Phone: (910) 328-2138
Pictures & Frames, pottery, gifts
http://www.topsailart.com/

Undertoe Surf & Sport
116 South Shore Drive
Surf City, NC 28445-6670
Phone: (910) 328-4122
Water Sports Equipment & Accessories

Wings
106 North New River Drive
Surf City, NC 28445-6600
Phone: (910) 328-5900
Surfboard & Windsurfing Equipment, Water Sports Equipment & Accessories, Beachwear

Swan Point Marina and Boatyard Inc.
Paul Starzynski
123 Page Street
Sneads Ferry, N.C. 28460
(910) 327-1081 (910) 327-2777 ( fax )
Paul Starzynski Jr and his wife Becky and daughter Lauren, Chris and Joy Powell, Yard Forman Johnny Cepeda, employees, Corey, Jace, Tommy and Rob invite you and your family to come visit the New Swan Point Marina & Boatyard Inc.

The Gift Basket; Fine Gifts and Jewelry
Topsail's Favorite Place to Shop since 1973
702 S. Anderson Blvd.
Topsail Beach
Between mile markers 1@2
328-7111
website: http://www.topsailgiftbasket.com/
website: http://www.tideandweather.com/

Topsail Island Trading Company
Fresh cream & butter fudge made right in our store.
OVER 50 FLAVORS!
201 New River Drive
Surf City
328-1905

Bumblebee Market
513 Roland Drive
Surf City, NC
328-2105
Locally roasted cappuccino & coffee, chocolate bar, children's gifts, sweets, and snacks, and their famous BUBBLE TEA!

Island Treasures
627 S. Anderson Bld
Topsail Beach, NC
328-4487
Resort wear, T-shirts, Gifts, Open Mon-Sat 10 am to 5 pm, Sunday 11:30 to 3:30

Starfish
Distinctive gifts and treasures
14210 Hwy 50
Suite B
Surf City
328-5500
Local Art, home decor, baby and children items, Jewelry, bags, books, candles, FREE GIFT WRAP

Beach Shop and Grill
One Stop .... Dine and Shop!
701 S. Anderson Blvd.
Topsail Beach
328-6501

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