Parking Information and Golf Cart Rules

Getting Around Pleasure Island


- Paid parking is in effect in Kure Beach from March 15, 2024 - September 30, 2024 from 8AM - 6PM.

2024 Parking Fees

- You can choose to pay a nearby machine, text to pay, or download the Premium Parking App. Download the app and view the parking availability here.

- View the interactive parking map here. 

- Visitors can also purchase a daily, weekly or a season pass.

- Parking is free in any handicap space for vehicles with a valid hang tag or license plate.

Town of Kure Beach Parking Information


Kure Beach Golf Carts


- All golf carts must be street legal and driven by a licensed individual.  Please click the link below for the driving rules in Kure Beach.

- Only electric carts are allowed in Kure Beach.

- Click here to read about the golf cart requirements


- The town of Carolina Beach offers town operated lots and metered parking. Paid parking is enforced March 1st - October 31st from 9am - 8pm.

- Town Operated Parking Map

- In addition to the town operated lots, there are private paid parking lots. Make sure you are aware of which you are in to avoid additional costs or towing. 

- Parking is free in any handicap space located in a town operated lot or in front of a meter for vehicles with a valid hang tag or plate. 

- Town of Carolina Beach Parking Information


- Electric and gas golf carts are allowed in Carolina Beach. Drivers must be 16 or older with a valid driver's license. You may only drive on roads with a posted speed limit of 35MPH or less. All regular road rules apply and keep right to allow for passing vehicles.

- Carts must be equipped with headlights, a review mirror, side mirrors on each side of the cart, reflex reflectors, windshield wipers, taillights and turn signal lamps.

- Seat belts are required for every person seated on the golf cart. Seat belts must be worn by all passengers exceeding 8 years of age and exceeding 80 lbs of weight. A child passenger less than 8 years of age and less than 80lbs in weight shall be properly secured in a weight-appropriate passenger restraint system.

- Golf carts can be rented from SunFun Rentals or from Icon Superstore Golf Cart Rentals in Carolina Beach.

- Town of Carolina Beach Golf Cart Information