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Address: New Bern Grand Marina Dock F 100 Middle Street, New Bern, NC 28560
Phone Number: 252-728-7827
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Description: Step aboard and cruise calm inland waters on a comfortable, stable...
Step aboard and cruise calm inland waters on a comfortable, stable catamaran. US Coast Guard licensed and inspected for 49 passengers. Enjoy natures beauty on a 2-hour fully narrated relaxing cruise, while seeing New Bern's picturesque and historical waterfront in its splendor. Cruise pas Millionaire's row (including Nicholas Spark's house) & Riverbend. See osprey nests and possibly sightings of deer, otters or even alligators."
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Nice pleasant way to learn a bit about New Bern NC area

Wasn't sure the trip was a go since there were clouds gathering but the Captain knows his stuff. Enjoyed a two hour ride on the two rivers that are con-joined. Many beautiful... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2014
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new york
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Took our 3 kids on this tour and so happy we did it. It had been very hot there the whole week we were there and I was not sure I would be comfortable going with the heat. The boat was covered so you are not in direct sunlight. The tour guide was great, he is from Ohio (I think)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We celebrated our 7th anniversary on this lovely sunset cruise. It had rained hard the hour before and I thought they would cancel, however they didn't. The sunset was amazing! And it was relaxing and beautiful. We saw 8 osprey and 4 nests. I'm so glad we did it- an amazing value.

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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

2 hour tour around the New Bern harbor & up the Neuse & Trent rivers. Informative & friendly guides. Great descriptions of areas traveled.

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Galloway, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

My husband and i loved this trip up the river, we especially like the later part of the trip that took you up the smaller river, sorry I do forget the name but it was just wonderful to see the beautiful homes, Nicholas Sparks home, and the Captain//narrator was very good, explained everything, and we thoroughly enjoyed all of it... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Not bad, comfortable boat ride, but the Tour Guide's script & narration needs a lot of work. Admittedly, he highlights a few interesting points about New Bern. However, there is SO much more to New Bern (especially from the vantage point of the river tour), that I felt like grabbing his microphone and interjecting all the interesting details he was... More 

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George A, Owner at Lookout Lady Scenic River Tours of New Bern-Day Boat Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We do head back quickly at the conclusion of the tour, so that we can go further in the two-hour time frame of the cruise. If you have the time, we would appreciate it if you would call us and give us the name of your captain or your travel date so that... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The Captain didn't seem to know anything about anything, except for what is printed in the brochure. In the second row we could not understand but every fifth word she spoke. She didn't tell us anything we could understand, but one of our group went up right next to her and later came back to tell us that what she... More 

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George A, Owner at Lookout Lady Scenic River Tours of New Bern-Day Boat Tours, responded to this review

We are sorry you did not enjoy your trip. We employ local captains, and the captain on your trip does have a strong accent. As you can see we get nothing but strong reviews, and we take all of our reviews seriously. We will continue to strive to make our trips better. More 

Southwest Gulf Coast, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Wasn't sure the trip was a go since there were clouds gathering but the Captain knows his stuff. Enjoyed a two hour ride on the two rivers that are con-joined. Many beautiful homes and history including Nicholas Sparks' home. Stopped to retrieve a couple of crab pots; actually one trap had a crab in it and the First Mate took... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Had a wonderful time on this fantastic boat trip.The captain and his mate were top notch and the scenery was awesome.If you visit New Bern this trip is a must and very affordable.Takes about one hour and is well worth it.

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New Bern, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

We have lived here for seven years and this was the first time we have taken a boat tour. Our house guests enjoyed the ride and the knowledge of the guide. It was a last minute decision and the reservation lady called ahead and let the boat know we were on our way to the dock so they were ready... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We took this tour last fall with visitors for Canada. It was a beautiful day for a boat trip up the Neuse and up the Trent all the way to Nicholas Sparks house. The crab pots are fun especially for kids. This is a low key and low stress and very pleasant trip.

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Address: New Bern Grand Marina Dock F 100 Middle Street, New Bern, NC 28560
Phone Number: 252-728-7827
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern

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