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About Cape Fear Riverboats
Cape Fear River Boats offers a wide variety of scenic water tours from historic downtown Wilmington. We offer daily 1-hour scenic tours through which our experienced captains discuss the history, legends, and culture of Wilmington while cruising along the Cape Fear River. Sites include the Battleship USS North Carolina, the murals and buildings of downtown Wilmington, Eagle Island, and the NC State Port. Our newest boat, the Henrietta, can hold up to 85 people for tours and is available for private charter. The Henrietta boasts A/C, a full-service bar, and multiple decks (indoor and outdoor) for viewing the Cape Fear and downtown Wilmington. We also offer twice monthly 4-hour nature tours to the pristine natural environment of the Black River. This is a photographer’s dream! Whether you're a local or visiting, we have an experience for you!
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Sharon T wrote a review Jul 2020
Augusta, United States12 contributions2 helpful votes
The ride was smooth and the tour was excellent! The tour guide did a fabulous job narrating the trip.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Brenda W wrote a review Dec 2019
Wilmington, North Carolina47 contributions15 helpful votes
We took the one hour Christmas river cruise with other family members and truly enjoyed it! There was a singer/musician on board singing Christmas carols. The boat traveled the river front with many Christmas lights to view. Our grandson enjoyed the hot chocolate and the music.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Passport06280756348 wrote a review Nov 2019
Fayetteville, North Carolina3 contributions
This was a wonderfully informative and relaxing tour. The boat itself was beautiful and very comfortable in the dining area. The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the area and had a lovely voice. I wish the tour were longer. Parking was very close with little walking. The
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Date of experience: November 2019
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junem00nsp00n wrote a review Nov 2019
Holly Ridge, North Carolina1 contribution
My Family , A party of 14 enjoyed the hour sightseeing cruise very much! The employees are very welcoming.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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soniavegalcsw wrote a review Nov 2019
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We enjoyed this experience as a family while experiencing a magnificent sunset at the river. Highly recommend for all ages.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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