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Address: Water & Dock Streets, Wilmington, NC
Phone Number: 910 343 1611
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Dining, Watching sunrise/sunset
Description: Cruise the Cape Fear River in style on this elegant riverboat that offers...
Cruise the Cape Fear River in style on this elegant riverboat that offers narrated sightseeing tours, lunch and dinner cruises and romantic moonlight trips.
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A great dinner cruise for our family

We did the dinner cruise on Saturday evening, my wife, I and our twelve year old daughter. We really enjoyed our dinner cruise on the Cape Fear River, we enjoyed the beautiful... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
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Durham, NC
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archdale, nc
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Good time on the lunch cruise. Enjoyed learning about the area from the captain narrating on the cruise. Lunch was turkey, ham, chicken salad sandwiches with side salads. Enjoyed being about to move around the boat.

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Durham, NC
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70 reviews 70 reviews
14 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

We did the dinner cruise on Saturday evening, my wife, I and our twelve year old daughter. We really enjoyed our dinner cruise on the Cape Fear River, we enjoyed the beautiful scenery and spectacular views. We saw the river and its surroundings from the boat which gives you views you wouldn't see otherwise. We had live entertainment and a... More 

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SoBoVa.
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113 reviews 113 reviews
26 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We absolutely loved the lunch cruise. The food was good and staff was friendly. It was very relaxing after stuffing yourself with salad, two types of pasta salads filled with lots of fresh veggies, turkey and gravy, ham and turkey, different breads and cheeses, fruit and the dessert was to die for. When I visit Wilmington again I'm doing this... More 

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Holden Beach, North Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

What a great time with surprisingly good food, drinks and appetizers! Looking for something to do several years ago for NYE not too far from home, we took a chance and took the NYE dinner cruise ... the dinner, atmosphere and dancing were great. The cruise part was a little boring. Wish we had gone down the river further and... More 

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Richmond, Kentucky
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Although my new bride and I did not choose to ride this piece of history, it was a beautiful site to see. It seems to be a local favorite as well.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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139 reviews 139 reviews
78 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Checked out an evening dinner cruise. Was a decent evening, food was so-so (not as fresh as I would have liked), staff was very friendly and chatty. But I have to admit that choosing to go at night in December was not too good. Could not see landmarks and it was too chilly to walk outside. (Even though there did... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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101 reviews 101 reviews
41 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I have taken other boat tours in other cities and found them informative and interesting. This tour is neither. It is a 90 minute site seeing cruise for $17 but you just go about 35-40 minutes in one direction and come back. There is a little audio commentary during parts but it was difficult to hear. I think the real... More 

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Wilmington, N.C.
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110 reviews 110 reviews
57 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

An old time paddle boat, w/three levels. Some even get married &/or celebrate their reception on this large boat. Since a # of the decks are indoors, the boat runs for many months into the Fall. Staff is very nice. Food is okay but not fancy restaurant food. The best part is are the views from the river, especially if... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I unfortunately had to deal with the worst customer service representative ever. Mary Ann was nasty & very rude each & every time I talked to her. She first told me I could NOT bring a cake & after I thought about it & called back, she said...oh yeah you can for an additional fee of $25(as if $2,880 was... More 

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Parrottsville, Tennessee, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

First let me say it was a nice ride, but definitely not worth 15.00. You go down stream for 45minutes and never really lose sight of where you start. Pay the 5.00 for the little boat. All you see is boats unloading grain and other imports

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