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Belle of Topsail

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Address: 518C Roland Ave, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6687
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Arggg! Pirates!

We had a very fun evening doing the dinner cruise and pirate show. Nice big shrimp to start and a fun buffet before the Pirates attacked the ship. Even the 13 year old agreed it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 2, 2013
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Minnesota
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37 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2013

Our children, ages 10 and 12, had a blast on this dinner cruise. They would probably give it a 5. We thought the food was decent and plentiful but were disappointed we had to pay for beverages. The water cannons only worked on one side, but the crew made it so that the kids always needed to fire from that... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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79 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2013

We had a very fun evening doing the dinner cruise and pirate show. Nice big shrimp to start and a fun buffet before the Pirates attacked the ship. Even the 13 year old agreed it was a good evening. Once we ditched the pirates, the ride back at night was a delight and it was fun to watch the draw... More 

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Mebane
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

Just went on the Belle of Topsail this past weekend (Memorial Day weekend 2013) and had a blast!! Captain Luther and his wife are so nice and accomodating! The pirate skit was so funny . . . my 12 year old son couldn't stop talking about it! The cruise was beautiful and the food was amazing! Thank you so much... More 

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Virginia
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44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2013

Four of us went on a sunset cruise on the Belle of Topsail on May 26th. This was my 4th trip with the Belle and as always, the crew is congenial, fun, and accomodating. The views were fantastic. I commend the Captain and his crew for their superb handling of the boat. Captain David is safe, knows the waters, and... More 

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North Carolina
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260 reviews
72 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2013

We just returned from the Pirate/Dinner Cruise and it was simply awesome. It was my wife's birthday and we took my daughter, son-in-law and two grandchildren. My grandson is 10 and my granddaughter is six and they loved the complete pirate show with the Raven pirate ship tracking us down and boarding us! The pirate ship is quite realistic and... More 

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Fairfield, California
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47 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2012

My husband got our family tickets for the Pirate Cruise as our 5 year old wants to be Jack Sparrow. I was not expecting a complete naval show, to include being chased down by a real pirate ship, being boarded, and having a show/play with the crew of the Belle and the Raven (the pirate ship). We were able to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2012

I have to say that I really enjoy visiting every year, and I am very proud that my family and I are frequent floaters!!! The Belle of Topsail even tried a new cruise this year that brought the Sunset Cruise and the Pirate Cruise together as one!!! How much fun was that? LOTS!!!!! I have some of the most beautiful... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2012

The Belle of Topsail is so fun, friendly and entertaining. The food is excellent and the "pirate ship attack" was so much fun. There was another cruise going on at the same time that interrupted our time while they tried to catch a free show during our cruise. But after some fun getting them to leave us alone we had... More 

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Surf City, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2012

We went on the show cruise. They say sunset cruise. But the boat docks long before the sun is set. The boat needs a good cleaning. The wood ledge under the windows inside the lower level dining room was dirty and greasy. The AC was barely working. For the price I expected a sit down meal with a wait staff.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2012

My family....all 10 of us....went on the dinner pirate cruise last night. There were 3 children, I infant and 6 adults-four generations. The food was good but the show was great. My seven year old grandson wasn't sure about the pirates and decided to just stay out of their way! Jax isn't usually shy but the pirates were very convincing.... More 

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