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Fun boat ride to get off your feet from walking around downtown. Learned some interesting facts... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
krissy g
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Suffolk, Virginia
Great Sunset Tour!

Booked the 7:30pm tour and were really happy we chose that time. The breeze on the water was great... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
rjohns91
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Cape Fear River Cruises Take a 1-Hour Narrated Sightseeing Cruise! Our Captain will teach you all about the Cape Fear River and downtown Wilmington while you sit back and just enjoy the ride and the view. Black River Nature Cruises Take a 4-Hour...more
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101 S Water St, Suite 1, Wilmington, NC 28401-4584
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+1 910-343-1611
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fun boat ride to get off your feet from walking around downtown. Learned some interesting facts. Buy online then pick up tickets at the booth infront of the entrance. Easy! You can buy adult beverages at the dock and take onboard too.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nothing real special. The boat was overcrowded and there really wasn't too much to see. I wouldn't do it again.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We took the one hour tour and enjoyed to boat ride. The captain was very informative, however, they need to replace their speaker system so that folks sitting in the back of the boat can hear clearly. Overall a decent experience for the price

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Booked the 7:30pm tour and were really happy we chose that time. The breeze on the water was great at cooling you down, and seeing the sunset was beautiful. The Captain is super friendly and answers and questions you may have. Recommend sitting near the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently made the short trip down to wilmington to do the 1hr trip up the Cape Fear River. It was an excellent way to spend the afternoon. Great experience with some awesome food courtesy of the restaurant near by.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first river tour and it was outstanding. The Captain was extremely knowledgeable and was great with the boat. I would recommend this tour and captain to everyone.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice little river cruise. We got a chance to see the Riverwalk plus all the major docks. It was nice just being out on the river for about 45 minutes to an hour. The guide was very friendly and knowledgeable

Thank Kent H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful ride, very relaxing and the scene was fabulous. Especially seeing the sunset over our US NC Battleship. The captain was awesome with the tour and the assistant who informed us of everything from shark and alligators that live in our waters was very interesting...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mr. Wood was wonderful! He is very knowledgeable and informative concerning river vegetation and animals. The tour was very relaxing and enjoyable. The only negative would be the wooden benches; I would suggest taking a cushion. Overall a great experience.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the sightseeing cruise. We would definitely recommend to others. Bring a cold drink or a snack!

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ptlaramie
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There is no where on your website for a phone number. I would like to know the schedule of these dinner cruises (how long will it be out on the water), and the price for each person, 2 seniors, 4 adults, 1 child. Is this... More
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