Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Harkers Island

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Harkers Island. Travellers to this relaxing city praise the fishing, boating and cycling. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Harkers Island

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Harkers Island a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Old Burying Ground Historic Cemetery (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • North River Golf Course (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Country Club of the Crystal Coast (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Brandywine Bay Country Club (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Harkers Island

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Harkers Island is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Shackleford Banks (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Freedom Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Rachel Carson Reserve (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Cape Lookout National Seashore (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Old Burying Ground Historic Cemetery (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Fort Macon State Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Harkers Island

The nearest airport is in New Bern, NC (EWN-Craven Regional), located 38 mi (61.2 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Harkers Island?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 508 holiday lettings around Harkers Island. From 187 houses to 36 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Harkers Island? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Harkers Island. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center: 524 holiday lettings
  • Freedom Park: 695 holiday lettings
  • Fort Macon State Park: 755 holiday lettings
  • Theodore Roosevelt Natural Area: 992 holiday lettings
  • Hoop Pole Creek Nature Trail: 951 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Harkers Island listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Harkers Island?

Yes, of course. offers 187 Houses in Harkers Island. Our other popular types of Harkers Island holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 36 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 36 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 220 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Harkers Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 249 holiday homes with pool available in Harkers Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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