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Wilmington Trolley Company

101 S. Water Street #1, Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 763-4483
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Ranked #15 of 35 activities in Wilmington
Type: Tours
Most recent review
- Jun 28, 2014
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Flint, Michigan
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Tour guide Richard was very informative and skilled at getting around traffic even the road closure we encountered do to a film shooting. I would not recommend this tour for young kids as it would probably be too boring for them. It is cash only which is not noted anywhere and the lady at the brochure counter told us otherwise.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Our trolley tour was very interesting & gave us a lot of information in just one hour. The combined driver & guide knew an awful lot about the history of Wilmington & even imparted some modern-day facts! If you have young children who aren't able to sit quiet for 60 mins, then I would suggest that you think hard about... More

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Annapolis, Maryland
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We enjoyed our ride on the Wilmington Trolley today. Our guide was knowledgeable and very professional. The 45 minutes flew by as he gave us an incredible view into the past of this lovely city. It is well with the cost if you are looking for an introduction to the city. By the end of the tour, we knew what... More

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Colebrook CT
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

No offense to Richard our very nice and cordial tour guide but this tour is a bit lame - overall informative but not that much fun - need to jazz it up a bit!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We had a great guide when we went on this trolley ride. He was very interesting and took time out to tell us about everything. Even when there was a rode block, he figured out a way to get around it and continue telling us about the history of Wilmington. They said it was a 45 minute tour, but he... More

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Ocala, FL
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66 reviews 66 reviews
30 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This informative tour provides a more than sufficient amount of facts about Wilmington history. The tour allows visitors to garner a vast overview of the city. Our tour guide, Richard, readily repeated various historical facts as he directed our attention to various historical landmarks. This reasonably priced 1-hour tour allows visitors to take in as much information as they wish... More

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

The trolley tour was worthwhile to get a sense of the old area of Wilmington. The trolley was an old one and the driver shared a lot of information. Touring on the trolley gave you a chance to look at everything versus driving and trying to take it all in. Also many of the streets were narrow if you wanted... More

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106 reviews 106 reviews
53 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Most people will be entertained and educated with this bus/trolley tour that takes in the historic riverfront area. With a coupon available anywhere, it is 10 dollars well spent if you like these sort of things. it is a good break from the beach or shopping.

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Burlington, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Open air trolley with a narrative of Wilmington's past and present. See expected sites and some you wouldn't have seen. Nice break from walking.......Well done and recommended.

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High Point, NC
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128 reviews 128 reviews
32 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

We should have read the tripadvisor review before we took the tour. The idea of a trolley tour to help you get oriented and pick out potential spots to visit is a good one. This trolley picks you up where the winos and derelicts hand out. The pickup spot isn't even marked, the driver arrives late and ends the tour... More

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