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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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On a Sunday afternoon

I took my adult son on a ride just to have some time to have a drink and talk. I was glad to feel the waters breeze on such a hot day.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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St. Croix
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The boat was nice. I was super excited to go on the Mystery Dinner Cruise. I had pretty high expectations for the atmosphere and the show. I dressed up, but was pretty much the only one. The actors were mediocre and stayed towards the front of the dining area as they "acted out" the play. There was no real audience... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I took my adult son on a ride just to have some time to have a drink and talk. I was glad to feel the waters breeze on such a hot day.

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wilmington
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Simply beautiful, great way to enjoy an evening, dine on the cape, enjoy the sites from the river, share a special sunset , with that special someone, relax , feel the breeze, and the food was great .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Nice to ride on a boat... This is a nice ride but overpriced especially if you get the lunch included.. Seems with the volume of people that want this experience that it could be more reasonably priced

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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

~ This was my first time on the Henrietta riverboat, and it was wonderful! The food was great, and the atmosphere was very friendly and welcoming! This made my 44th birthday one to remember!!! ~

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Seminole, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We went on the narrated lunch cruise. This was an hour and a half cruise up the Cape Fear river with lunch. The captain narrated all the points of interest with history along the river. Lunch consisted of a buffet of lunch items... deli ham, turkey, potato salad, cole slaw, salad, cookies. There was a bar on board serving beer,... More 

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Mt Hood Territory, Oregon
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Beautiful way to see the river and swamps along with the state ports and ships being loaded or unloaded. Birds all along the way! Fish jumped out of the water several times. Great view of the town and battleship along with some narration.

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Yadkinville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Highly recommend this cruise, it was the highlight of our trip. Great food and two and half hour cruise was worth every penny.

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Waynesboro, Virginia
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Took an evening dinner cruise on the Henrietta, it was a pretty nice time. The buffet had coleslaw, corn, roasted potatoes, chicken, shrimp, cornbread, and banana pudding. Everything I had was good, nothing exceptional but nothing to complain about. Post dinner I went to the third deck to watch the sunset and enjoy the views, which was very relaxing. There... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We enjoyed a family TGIF dinner cruise. The BBQ pork and chicken were both very good and the banana pudding was great. It was a nice dinner and everyone was very friendly!

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