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Address: Water & Dock Streets, Wilmington, NC
Phone Number: 910 343 1611
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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Great business meeting

I was invited to a private dinner cruise with one of my vendors , this was a very relaxing and enjoyable trip on the cape fear river , food was catered and it was ok but the tour... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
Riley2013piper
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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Wilmington, NC
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

I've lived in Wilmington for 25 years and have boarded the Henrietta III numerous times. The food is good and scenery excellent. Whether you are a local or tourist, it's worth your time! All Aboard!!!

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This tour was much enjoyed by both the young and senior. Great relaxing, interesting history. Great attraction for the price. Don't miss this boat and you can pick to sit outside or inside in the a/c.

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Watkinsville, Georgia
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The trip up and down the Cape Fear was relaxing and informative. The Captain narrated the points of interest as well as describing the history of Wilmington and the River. There is plenty of space to move around, but get there early and claim your seats at the front of the boat for the best views.

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North Pole, Alaska
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Just got back from a wonderful dinner cruise on the Henrietta III. Had a great time with my family. Food choices were fine and well prepared. Wait staff were very efficient. Looking forward to doing this again.

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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Went on the dinner cruise as a group event. The inside looked old and not updated. The bar war also old with not air. There was a small dusty fan placed near the bar for the bartender while I was waiting to place an order. Although it was very hot outdoors, I expected the dinner cruise to be cooler -... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

My husband and I went on the dinner cruise to celebrate our anniversary. The food was good (barbecue). There is a full bar as well. We enjoyed the views from the different decks. It was a lot of fun!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

I was invited to a private dinner cruise with one of my vendors , this was a very relaxing and enjoyable trip on the cape fear river , food was catered and it was ok but the tour , staff and speaker were awesome, looking forward to taking this cruise again with my family.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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123 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Dinner cruse that topped off 4 great days on the river front. We enjoyed dinner drinks and a sunsetting view as we made our way up the river. The crew were all very friendly and catered to our every request. If you have the opportunity I suggest you book this one.

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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We've done two of the dinner cruises in the past year, first, the Italian buffet dinner and then the barbeque dinner. We only come when we have out-of-town guests. As others have noted, the food is adequate, but nothing special. The ship has never been crowded during our visits. We enjoy the narration. It would be nice if the trip... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Traveled on this structure for a business dinner. They were able to accommodate a private group. The food was good. The sunset and scenery pretty. It's 3 hours for the entire cruise. The staff was helpful and attentive.

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Additional Information about Henrietta III

Address: Address: Water & Dock Streets, Wilmington, NC
Phone Number: 910 343 1611
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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