4.4 Poor
     
Ocracoke, North Carolina

Beachcomber Campground

Ocracoke, North Carolina



Ocracoke, North Carolina
Phone: (252) 928-4031

Sites: 30
Recent Rate: $73 9/2016

Latitude: 35.107627323742
Longitude: -75.97418194841

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access no
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground no
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) no
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

Ratings overview

7 Reviews

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Review Count: 64
States Visited: 28
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $73.00
Overall Rating:      

This place is a dump, a real pit! $73 a night for power, water, & sewer. No amenities what so ever. The ONLY thing this campground has going for it is location relative to the Village of Ocracoke.

The campground only accepts reservations made on-line. In fact, the only way to communicate with them is via email. They claim they do this to cut costs. That policy can cause hardship if you do not have access to email. However, the campground is managed out of the adjacent market. We camped at Beachcomber Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
8
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 13
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $72.00
Overall Rating:      

We decided not to stay here because the price we were quoted was a bit outrageous for the sites and they didn't have sewer hookups. The showers looked like outhouses and we are not normally picky people. We camped at Beachcomber Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
none did not stay
Site Surface
Dirt, Sand, Grass

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $51.00
Overall Rating:      

When we looked the park over, we opted not to stay here. The bathrooms were attached to the back of a gas station and were little more than an "outhouse". One of the two toilets in the men's room didn't even have a seat. A couple of wooden outdoor showers looked more useable than the indoor shower.

This is the backyard of a gas station that has a couple of nightly spaces. It's right downtown, so if you're looking for that convenience it's the best part of this campground. I'm told by locals that the folks who manage this park are very nice. They need to put some time and money into making this into a real RV park. We camped at Beachcomber Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Grass

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Having never been to Ocracoke Island, we believed this was the only place to park an RV. It's not.

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Review Count: 43
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

Set away from the highway behind the service station/market it was quiet. Sites are short but wide, level and mostly on grass. Some had outdoor showers or grills, most had picnic tables. However, for $50/night in mid-April, they should have had adequate voltage. We had voltage drops low enough to cause the progressive to interrupt the power. This was with only 8 other sites occupied. Restrooms were rustic but very clean. On the women' slide, one of three toilets and one of three showers was out-of-order. We didn't use the Wi-Fi but both major cellular carriers had strong signals. Golf cart rental next door and the market were convenient. The staff were pleasant. They very kindly extended my checkout time. We camped at Beachcomber Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Sites with water and electricity make for much nicer camping during hot weather. Dump station on site. Comfortable size sites, quiet even with live music next door since the music ended at 10 pm. Walking distance to everywhere in the village. Nice fence with places to put up a line for wet towels, etc. Site was not pull through, but large enough to back in easily. Open year around. We camped at Beachcomber Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 30
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: October, 2012 - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

A small basic campground in back of the gas station on Ocracoke Island. New manager is trying to clean up the campground. He is trying to control the free roaming dogs and feral cats in the area. A few 50 amp sites and most sites are for 35 foot or less. We get the E/W site and use the dump station a few times during our 2 week stay. In October, lots of surf fisherman were there - us included. We had no problems and it was very quiet. The bugs were not too bad until the last night but I hadn't sprayed around our area for a few days. We plan to stay here again next year. We camped at Beachcomber Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2009 - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

I made our reservations in August for an October stay. When we arrived they did not have our reservation. We were told we could dry camp, next to the road and have a hook up site the following night. It had rained and the campground was swamped. We have a 38 foot motor home and doubt we would have fit anyway. The sites are crammed into a small area behind the only gas station on the island. There are not good interior roads. They do offer a dump station. Even though they are on "island time", I don't think this is very professional. We camped at Beachcomber Campground in a Motorhome.

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