Where natural beauty meets small town beach charm, Kure Beach offers a vacation experience to ignite your senses. Inhale the salt air while you relax on the sand or cast a line from Kure Beach Fishing Pier. Feel the rhythm of the music at Boogie in the Park, a seaside summer concert series taking place the first and third Sunday through September at Ocean Front Park & Pavilion. Then, return for Turtle Talks, where local experts from Pleasure Island Sea Turtle Project will be on hand to discuss local nesting sea turtles each Monday beginning June 13. Fuel up with a Mermaid Magic from Happy Hippies Java Hut or indulge in fresh seafood on the outdoor patio at Big Daddy's Restaurant. Experience a rush of adrenaline exploring historic shipwrecks on a scuba excursion with Carolina Beach Scuba. 
Adventures for All Travelers
Whether you consider yourself a history buff, a beach lover, an outdoor adventurer or more, you'll find Kure Beach has activities for every special interest. Hike the Basin Trail in Fort Fisher State Recreation Area to explore a World War II-era bunker. Stroll six miles of protected shoreline looking for endangered coastal species like pelicans and Loggerheads. Cast a line off Kure Beach Fishing Pier, one of the oldest along the Atlantic Coast. Enjoy spectacular ocean views at Ocean Front Park while the kiddos play on the pirate ship playground.
Step Back in History 
Commemorate the Civil War's largest amphibious battle at Fort Fisher June of 1868 on June 11. This free, family-friendly event will feature living history demonstrations, reenactments and artillery firings, including the site's 32-pound cannon. For those looking to learn more about the Fort's historical significance, special guided tours are available at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for a nominal fee. Learn about camp cooking, rationing, medical procedures, "sick call" and the grounding of the blockade runner Modern Greece.
Discover one-of-a-kind outdoor experiences in Kure Beach's scenic coastal setting. Reconnect with nature on a kayak trip to Zeke's Island Reserve or hunt for shells and sharks' teeth on a guided kayak tour to Shark Tooth Island with Kaya Carolina. Find your flow with Kure Beach Yoga, who offers classes on the beach, at Ocean Front Park or in the Kure Beach Community Center. Get competitive on the 18-hole disc golf course at Joe Eakes Park. Opt outdoors to explore the island's natural diversity and recharge in nature on your next beach vacation.
Wilderness & Wellness Activities

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