Fort Fisher / Southport Ferry www.ncdot.gov OnlineWebsite - www.ncdot.govHours & SeasonsSeasons - Yea- roundHours - 5:30am to 7:00pmContactPhone - Email - AddressSouthport Ferry Operator, 1650 Ferry RoadSouthport, NC 28461PhonePrimary - (910) 457-6942 Undoubtedly one of the best deals in town is the Southport-Fort Fisher ferry ride. Costing a mere $5 for a carload, this convenient way to get back and forth from Southport to historic Fort Fisher, the aquarium and Kure and Carolina Beaches is not only cost-effective, it’s a fun and scenic ride. Pay attention to the schedule and arrive early, especially during the busy summer months; reservations are not accepted. Any size car, RV or trailer licensed for highway use can be accommodated for a variable fee. Pets are allowed but must be leashed or remain in your vehicle at all times. You may bring stale bread to feed the birds; just be sure to feed them from the stern! For full details visit the website.