Bird Islands Cruise

2015 Cruise of the Lower Cape Fear Bird Islands


This cruise will include islands in the lower Cape Fear River where the birds have chosen their nesting sites. They are all North Carolina Audubon Bird Sanctuaries.

Bring your camera and binoculars to view nesting areas of many coastal water birds including pelicans, white ibis, great egrets and herons. Pack a picnic lunch if you would like. Soft drinks and water will be sold aboard ship. Our guides for this narrated event include area experts  Dr. James Parnell retired Professor Emeritus of Biology from UNCW and speakers from the North Carolina Audubon Society.

When and Where:

Sunday, June 7, 2015

11:00 AM – 3:30 PM – Boarding at 10:30 AM

Departing from Carolina Beach Marina
Address: 100 Carl Winner Ave



For further information send an email message to Diane Smith at:


Upcoming Events

  • April 10 - 12, 2015
    2015 Azalea Garden Tour "Coastal Gardens from River to Sea". Visit our web page Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Garden Tour© to preview this years gardens and purchase your tickets.
  • April 13 - 17, 2015
    Plant an Azalea Week. Ceremony to be held April 15th at 11 AM at Ogden Park
  • April 19 - 21, 2015
    Garden Club of NC, Inc. Convention
  • April 24, 2015
    Arbor Day
  • April 30, 2015 9AM
    Spring Litter Sweep
  • June 7, 2015
    Bird Island Cruise, tickets on sale now. Click here for more information.