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Address: Water & Dock Streets, Wilmington, NC
Phone Number: 910 343 1611
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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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Fun little ride

Food is meh but the ride is nice. Travel along the scenic Cape Fear River for a few hours. Murder mystery dinners are cheesy but fun. I would recommend this for tourists who want... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
dmh724
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Wilmington
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Wilmington
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Food is meh but the ride is nice. Travel along the scenic Cape Fear River for a few hours. Murder mystery dinners are cheesy but fun. I would recommend this for tourists who want to see the area by boat.

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Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Henrietta III Murder Mystery Cruise in Wilmington is a good time, plus time to enjoy the sunset on the cruise. Staff was excellent, cast was great. Food was ok.

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Milford Center, Ohio
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

They Canceled are dinner cruise that we had booked a month ago with no explanation the day before we were to go

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New York City, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

Had a great time aboard the Henrietta III with my mom and grandmother! Great pictures of the sunset at the end. I've been on other sunset dinner cruises but this was the first where the food was delicious! The only thing to beware of is the parking nearby. There was an old fashioned, fold up seven 1$ bills and insert... More 

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NC
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103 reviews 103 reviews
23 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Decided to take a sunset sightseeing cruise on the spur of the moment. The cruise was fun, relaxing and informative and all for $20 each!

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archdale, nc
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
31 helpful votes 31 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
44 helpful votes 44 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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