For an Island with one traffic light, there is quite a bit of fun to be had on Topsail. In addition to a myriad of water related activities, such as fishing and surfing, Topsail also has a number of great restaurants, galleries and even a museum.
Belle of Topsail
The Belle is a great party boat, ready for your next event with an open-air top deck and a large bar. During the summer season, there are four Pirate Cruises daily, with the final cruise of the day setup as a dinner cruise. Kids and adults of all ages can join in the fun as the 48′ Raven chases the Belle down the Intracoastal Waterway. The Raven pirate ship is outfitted with 12 cannons, large square masts, a crow’s nest, and most importantly, energetic pirate re-enactors.
Missiles and More Museum
Opened in 1995, the Museum was the dream of the late Betty Polzer. Her goal was to promote the history of Topsail Island. Thanks to her persistence, the museum was established in the Assembly Builiding located in Topsail Beach. The building, constructed in 1946, was used by the government to assemble missiles for secret operations that were carried out on Topsail.
The first week of April through Mid May, Monday through Friday, 2 to 5PM. Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day weekend, Monday through Saturday, 2 to 5PM. After Labor Day weekend through mid October, Monday through Friday, 2 to 5 p.m. The Museum welcomes special arrangements for schools, church groups and organizations to tour the Museum. For information and appointments please contact the Museum Director at 910-328-2488.
Located at: 720 Channel Blvd., Topsail Beach, N.C.
Queen Jean Fishing Trips
From half day fishing trips and evening cruises to fishing adventures for Kids, the Queen Jean has something for everyone. Enjoy the on board galley which serves sandwiches, snacks, soft drinks and beer. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 910-545-7433 or 910-328-FISH.
Learn more at the Queen Jean Website
Beach Buggy of Topsail Island
Looking for a safe night out or a tour of Topsail? The Beach Buggy’s 15-passenger shuttle and chauffeur could be just the ticket. From group outings to bachelor & bachelorette parties, the fully licensed and insured Beach Buggy service has you covered. Service is also offered to nearby Wilmington and Jacksonville, including airports of both cities. Call 910-329-0505 for information and reservations.