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Henrietta III

Address: Water & Dock Streets, Wilmington, NC
Phone Number: 910 343 1611
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Ranked #28 of 107 things to do in Wilmington
Type: Ships, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Dining, Watching sunrise/sunset
Owner description: Cruise the Cape Fear River in style on this elegant riverboat that offers narrated sightseeing...
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Type: Ships, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Dining, Watching sunrise/sunset
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: 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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Holden Beach, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
10 helpful votes 10 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
84 helpful votes 84 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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85 reviews 85 reviews
34 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 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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106 reviews 106 reviews
55 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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1 review
6 helpful votes 6 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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Rock Hill, South Carolina, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A nice relaxing ride down the Cape Fear. Lots of history with great views from the top deck. Even with a little rain still enjoyable.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Have only been on the Henrietta once for the Valentine's Cruise in February this year. The food was amazing (buffet style), drinks and dancing were a must. Couldn't enjoy being outside of the boat since It was so cold, but it was worth the ride and wait in the line!

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

We took an evening dinner cruise on a Thursday. The ride and narration was very pleasant and informative. We enjoyed hearing some history about the river and town of Wilmington. The captain goes out of his way to give facts and true stories of the area. The dinner was Italian and very tasty. The servers are on top of their... More 

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