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Fort Fisher Air Force Recreation Area
118 Riverfront Rd.
Kure Beach, NC  28449
Hours of Operation:
Reception Center
Open Daily
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone:
910-458-6549 or 910-279-6888

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Beach House Bar & Grill Menu
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Fort Fisher Air Force Recreation Area (FFAFRA) is Federal land owned and managed by the United States Air Force, the Army National Guard and Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point  (MOTSU). FFAFRA’s primary purpose is to offer recreational activities and lodging as well as training events for Department of Defense eligible groups. There are cottages, mobile homes, lodge rooms and suites along with RV, camper and tent sites for rent by authorized persons with proper DoD identification. There are also meeting rooms, a military museum and facilities available for special events, team building and official exercises.

FFAFRA “Your Place at the Beach” – for Active Duty, National Guard, Reserves, Coast Guard, Retirees, Civilians & 100% Disabled Veterans with DoD ID Cards

Click Fort Fisher Air Force Recreation Area for more details.

Reservations: 910-279-6888  or 910-524-1162

Reservation Priority
All Seymour Johnson AFB – 180 days in advance
All Active Duty – 150 days in advance
Retirees & All Others – 120 days in advance

  • Civilians will be required to present LES as proof of grade.
  • Prices are subject to change without notice. Nightly rates are listed.
  • 3-night minimum required for Cottages between Memorial Day Weekend and Labor Day Weekend.
  • 7-day cancellation policy – you must call more than 7 days in advance to avoid a one night’s fee per accommodation.
  • Please read all documents on our website regarding Policies and Procedures so you’ll have a full understanding of what to expect — and what’s expected from you as our guest. We want your stay to be a most enjoyable one.
  • Lodges are only available 30 days in advance.

Category 3

Officers, GS-8  & up; NF-4 & up NS 16-19; WG 10-15; WL 10-15; WS 1-19; WD 1-15; WN 1-15

Active Duty or Retired

Rate Schedule

Non-Peak

Memorial Day Wk’d to

Labor Day Wk’d

4 Bedroom Cottage, Sleeps 8
Sunday-Thursday (per night) $179 $275
Friday & Saturday (per night) $185 $285
3 Bedroom Cottage, Sleeps 6
Sunday-Thursday (per night) $117 $180
Friday & Saturday (per night) $124 $190
1 Bedroom Cottage, Sleeps 2
Sunday-Thursday (per night) $72 $110
Friday & Saturday (per night) $78 $120
Lodges, Sleeps 2
Daily $40 $40
RV Full Hookup
Daily $25 $25
RV Overflow
Daily $15 $15
Tent Camping
Daily $10 $10

Category 2

E 5-9; GS 5-7; NF-3; WG 5-9; WL 5-9; NA 11-15; NL 11-15 & NS 11-15

Active Duty or Retired

Rate Schedule

Non-Peak

Memorial Day Wk’d to

Labor Day Wk’d

4 Bedroom Cottage, Sleeps 8
Sunday-Thursday (per night) $161 $248
Friday & Saturday (per night) $167 $257
3 Bedroom Cottage, Sleeps 6
Sunday-Thursday (per night) $105 $162
Friday & Saturday (per night) $111 $171
1 Bedroom Cottage, Sleeps 2
Sunday-Thursday (per night) $64 $99
Friday & Saturday (per night) $70 $108
Lodges, Sleeps 2
Daily $40 $40
RV Full Hookup
Daily $25 $25
RV Overflow
Daily $15 $15
Tent Camping
Daily $10 $10

Category 1

E 1-4; GS 1-4; NF 1-2; WG 1-4; WL 1-4; NA 1-10; NL 1-10 & NS 1-10

Active Duty or Retired

Rate Schedule

Non-Peak

Memorial Day Wk’d to

Labor Day Wk’d

4 Bedroom Cottage, Sleeps 8
Sunday-Thursday (per night) $134 $206
Friday & Saturday (per night) $139 $214
3 Bedroom Cottage, Sleeps 6
Sunday-Thursday (per night) $88 $135
Friday & Saturday (per night) $93 $143
1 Bedroom Cottage, Sleeps 2
Sunday-Thursday (per night) $54 $83
Friday & Saturday (per night) $59 $90
Lodges, Sleeps 2
Daily $40 $40
RV Full Hookup
Daily $25 $25
RV Overflow
Daily $15 $15
Tent Camping
Daily $10 $10

Reservations:  910-279-6888 or 910-524-1162

Our reservation office has been relocated due to Hurricane Florence damages.  All reservation phone lines are being forwarded to a temporary system that allows only one caller at a time.  Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.  You may send reservation requests to reservations@fort-fisher.com

  • Valid DoD ID card required at check-in or reservation will not be honored. 
  • DoD ID card holder must stay on-site for the full reservation.
  • Must have a valid Master Card, Visa or American Express to make a reservation.  
  • Total payment is due at time of check-in.    

Cottages and Lodges
Check in after:  4 p.m. – Check out before:  11 a.m.

RV Camping & Tent Camping
Check in after:  2 p.m. – Check out before:  2 p.m.

Cancellations/changes to reservations must be made more than seven days in advance to avoid one night’s fee per accommodation.  Call 910-279-6888 or 910-524-1162.

No refund for early checkout without official orders or doctor’s written verification.

Limit of two pets per pet-friendly facility at $20.00 per night – damages will result in additional fees.

RESERVATION PRIORITY:

All Seymour Johnson AFB Employees – 180 days in advance (6 months)
All Active Duty – 150 days in advance (5 months)
Retirees & All Others – 120 days in advance (4 months)
Lodges – 30 days in advance (1 month)

NOTES:

Cottages:

  • Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend
    • Minimum of 3-night stay required
    • Maximum of 14-night stay
    • 2 accommodations per military sponsor
  • Non-Peak – after Labor Day and before Memorial Day Weekend
    • Minimum of 2-nights stay required
    • Maximum of 14-night stay
    • 4 accommodations per military sponsor (more than 4 units must be made through Group Coordinator)

RV Sites:

  • Specific site may be requested
  • Apr 1st – Oct 31st – 14 night maximum stay

Lodges:

  • Year-round – Minimum of 2-night stay required
  • 4 accommodations per military sponsor

Military Dependent Restrictions:

  • Under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult and have a note from the military sponsor.
  • Between 18-20 years of age must have a note from their military sponsor.
  • No restrictions for 21 years of age or older.

Group Reservations are welcomed during our non-peak season. A group reservation during this period consists of more than 4 accommodations or more than 20 people. Group reservations may be made 12 months in advance, but are subject to availability.

If you are planning a family reunion, a get together, a retreat, a unit or organizational meeting, special arrangements may be tailored to your needs.

The Beach House Bar & Grill is available for rent from November to March for wedding receptions, meetings, conferences or social gatherings. The Beach House Bar & Grill is not available for rent on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day.

We can also help fill a group’s agenda with special recreational programs.

For more information on group reservations and special programs, please contact our Group Coordinator.

NOTE:  Group reservations do not offer a discounted price on accommodations.  

 GROUP RESERVATIONS NOT AVAILABLE DURING JUNE, JULY OR AUGUST

Our reservation office has been relocated due to Hurricane Florence damages.  All reservation phone lines are being forwarded to a temporary system that allows only one caller at a time.  Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

You may send reservation requests to reservations@fort-fisher.com

Spring and Summer Internships

Intern positions are available for the Recreation Hall. Gain valuable experience in program planning, marketing, budget-analysis, and administration. We prefer recreation students who have completed their sophomore year of college. Interns will lead a variety of programs such as canoeing / kayaking on the Cape Fear River, clamming, movie night, and many other fun and exciting activities. Applicants need to possess current CPR and Community First Aid, a valid driver’s license, enthusiasm and motivation for the field of recreation, and the ability to provide excellent customer service.

Send cover letter and resume to:

Program Director
Fort Fisher Air Force Recreation Area
118 Riverfront Road, Kure Beach, NC 28449