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Lookout Lady Scenic River Tours of New Bern-Day Boat Tours - CLOSED

New Bern Grand Marina Dock F 100 Middle Street, New Bern, NC 28560
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Worst most boooooring tour ever

The Captain didn't seem to know anything about anything, except for what is printed in the... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2014
Sheldon S
Nice pleasant way to learn a bit about New Bern NC area

Wasn't sure the trip was a go since there were clouds gathering but the Captain knows his stuff... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2014
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Southwest Gulf Coast, Florida
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Step aboard and cruise calm inland waters on a comfortable, stable catamaran. US Coast Guard licensed and inspected for 49 passengers. Enjoy natures beauty on a 2-hour fully narrated relaxing cruise, while seeing New Bern's picturesque and historical waterfront in its splendor. Cruise pas Millionaire's row (including Nicholas Spark's house) & Riverbend. See osprey nests and possibly sightings of deer, otters or even alligators."
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
Jan 5, 2016
“Interesting and Relaxing”
Oct 22, 2015
“The Widest River in the U. S. is in New Bern NC”
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New Bern Grand Marina Dock F 100 Middle Street, New Bern, NC 28560
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Reviewed September 11, 2014

The Captain didn't seem to know anything about anything, except for what is printed in the brochure. In the second row we could not understand but every fifth word she spoke. She didn't tell us anything we could understand, but one of our group went...More

4  Thank Sheldon S
George A, Owner at Lookout Lady Scenic River Tours of New Bern-Day Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2014

We are sorry you did not enjoy your trip. We employ local captains, and the captain on your trip does have a strong accent. As you can see we get nothing but strong reviews, and we take all of our reviews seriously. We will continue...More

Reviewed July 23, 2014

Wasn't sure the trip was a go since there were clouds gathering but the Captain knows his stuff. Enjoyed a two hour ride on the two rivers that are con-joined. Many beautiful homes and history including Nicholas Sparks' home. Stopped to retrieve a couple of...More

3  Thank FreeToRoamAgain
Reviewed April 17, 2014

Had a wonderful time on this fantastic boat trip.The captain and his mate were top notch and the scenery was awesome.If you visit New Bern this trip is a must and very affordable.Takes about one hour and is well worth it.

1  Thank Winston M
Reviewed September 20, 2013

We have lived here for seven years and this was the first time we have taken a boat tour. Our house guests enjoyed the ride and the knowledge of the guide. It was a last minute decision and the reservation lady called ahead and let...More

Thank kstorrs27
Reviewed August 4, 2013

We took this tour last fall with visitors for Canada. It was a beautiful day for a boat trip up the Neuse and up the Trent all the way to Nicholas Sparks house. The crab pots are fun especially for kids. This is a low...More

Thank gareman
Reviewed July 18, 2013

I almost never write reviews but I needed to for this! If you are just in New Bern for a couple of days this is something you must do. The boat ride was great and the tour guides were very knowledgeable about the areas we...More

3  Thank Melissa A
Reviewed July 8, 2013

We really enjoyed the relaxing cruise on the pontoon boat. The guides were very knowledgeable about the area and pointed out lots of interesting details such as the historic homes, estates of Nicholas Sparks, past governor Beverly Perdue, house from The Notebook movie & novel...More

1  Thank Garland95
Reviewed June 21, 2013 via mobile

I thought it would be fun to try a different way to tour New Bern so we booked a tour for sunset on the only day we were in town. We had taken a tour with a completely different company in Wilmington and was so...More

2  Thank a_dreamrers_night
Reviewed May 1, 2013

My family and I rode the cruise April 28, 2013. The cruise captain/co captain were very friendly and knowledgeable. Unfortunately Scenic River Cruises overcharged my account. When I called to point out the mistake I was told the flyer I had was last year's prices...More

4  Thank Timothy126
George A, Owner at Lookout Lady Scenic River Tours of New Bern-Day Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2013

While we are happy this patron had a great time on the river, we are discouraged by the terrible rating. It is the policy of Tour New Bern to speak directly to customers when booking reservations. During this process, we explain in detail our amount...More

Reviewed October 17, 2012

I recently took a group of 28 adults from my church on the Lookout Lady and I must say that every contact with them (calling for information, booking & confirming, etc.) was a pleasant experience. Our captain and first mate were very accomodating and helpful...More

2  Thank Ronnie H
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