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Great Tugboat Trip with Captain Jack

My wife and I scheduled a mid afternoon tugboat trip with the owner (Jim). We were the only guests... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
heydelk
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Williamstown, New Jersey
Wonderful Evening

Flew down to New Bern to visit my son who is a US Marine and his family and was looking for... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
JCWSteelers
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101 Craven St, at Doubletree Hotel Waterfront, New Bern, NC 28560-2116
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

My wife and I scheduled a mid afternoon tugboat trip with the owner (Jim). We were the only guests and the tugboat that beautiful sunny mid October day. Captain Jack was an excellent guide as we cruised for almost 2 hours. We highly recommend this...More

3  Thank heydelk
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Flew down to New Bern to visit my son who is a US Marine and his family and was looking for something fun to do that could.include my 9month old grandson. Captain Jack and Steve we're great hosts on the boat and we had a...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2017

My husband and I took this cruise a few weeks ago when we were on a long road trip. Jack and Steve, our crew, were super attentive and knowledgeable about the area. We were the only guests and they gave us a choice of where...More

1  Thank pakurbags
Reviewed 3 December 2016

My husband, daughter, mother and I recently enjoyed a fantastic tour on a lovely sunny November day. Captain Mike let my 7-yr old experience being "first mate", pointed out all of the pirate-related sights for her, and even gave her a captain's hat ("Mommy, it...More

Thank YankeeKiwi
Reviewed 29 October 2016

What a wonderful way to see New Bern from the water. Captain Jack and his first mate Steve were so friendly and knowledgeable about the area. My husband and I will definitely be taking our friends from out of town, on this boatride.

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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Booked a boat ride for Saturday Aug 27th. We arrived early and sat and waited one hour in front of the locked dock E. The Captain no showed and no one answered my calls or text message. They should have given my cell to the...More

4  Thank Traveling1863
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

My 3 girlfriends and I spent a wonderful weekend in new Bern. The cruise was the perfect amount of time on the river for us after breakfast. We embarked right at the doubletree hotel, and took the 2-hour tour. Loved the scenery, the captain's information,...More

2  Thank Jenny D
Reviewed 18 July 2016

When I called to book a trip for our group of four adults and two children, I was pleasantly surprised to learn that I could pick the time to start the trip, as well as the destination. Captain Maurice was right on time, friendly and...More

Thank JEBETravel
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We visited New Bern over Memorial Day weekend. We had planned on a beach day but the weather wasn't great so we called TugBoat Cruises to see if they had any tours this day. They didn't have any but the owner told us he would...More

1  Thank Michaela B
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Don't even think of visiting New Bern without seeing all of it from the water! You may think you have explored and seen all the sights of this fascinating city, but not so until you see it from a tugboat. Tugboat Cruises(docked at E Dock...More

2  Thank williewanderlust
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Glenn R
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Response from pakurbags | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. They did tell us to feel free to bring food or drinks. They have a cooler that they'll put them in. We didn't ask or brink alcohol.
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jrray1966
24 April 2017|
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Response from Jim W | Property representative |
Jeffrey - we can take a maximum of 6 passengers due to our licensing, so it would have to be two trips. Our pricing for 4 or more in a reserving group is $25pp; contact me directly at 919-306-5712 (voice or text) for... More
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