Zeke's Island Reserve

4.87 Votes
  • Address: Southport, NC 28461, USA, United States
  • Tags: Wildlife Park, Family And Kids, Bird Watching

The Zake Island Reserve was one amongst the three actual National Estuarine Research Reserve components that was dedicated by the Division of Coastal Management, and the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration in the year 1985. Situated in Cape Fear River basin, there’s an intertidal complex that is shaped like a lagoon and is one of the most popular and pivotal habitats for shorebird feeding in the East Coast. Species of birds like the short-billed dowitchers, dunlin, white ibis, black-bellied plovers, black ducks, great blue herons, mallards, pintails and a lot more have been spotted at the Reserve. If you are a wildlife enthusiast or a photographer, a visit to the Zake Island Reserve wouldn’t disappoint you. 

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  • Zeke's Island Reserve Address: Southport, NC 28461, USA, United States
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  • 87.5% of people who visit Southport include Zeke's Island Reserve in their plan

  • 95% of people start their Zeke's Island Reserve visit around 09 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Zeke's Island Reserve


95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Zeke's Island Reserve

People normally also visit North Carolina Aquarium At Fort Fisher while planning their trip to Zeke's Island Reserve.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Zeke's Island Reserve Reviews & Ratings

  • Absolutely the most beautiful place around. Love packing up the jeep and spending the day driving on the beach, looking for the perfect sea shells, fishing, and just enjoying every second of being here.

  • Absolutely one of the best places to visit in NC! Peaceful, not overly crowded and fun place to drive off road and pick your own little slice of paradise for the day!!

  • Space between others on the beach, thrill of driving on the beach and great surf for family to play and explore

  • Love the Southend at fort Fisher. Great place for the family. Clean beach and way less traffic than many others in the area.

  • Always nice to drive out on the beach drop the tailgate and enjoy the ocean

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