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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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tracygs2016 wrote a review Nov 2021
Huntersville13 contributions
We really enjoyed this tour. The tour guide was fantastic and very knowledgeable. We learned a lot of interesting and important things. I highly recommend this tour. We got lots of beautiful pictures.
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Date of experience: November 2021
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bearfeline15 wrote a review Nov 2021
Kernersville, North Carolina1 contribution
Had a great time. Trip was relaxing and informative. The boat isn’t booked to capacity in order to allow passengers to meander about without being on top of each other. The staff was extremely friendly and the bar was stocked with snacks and drinks. Came back with great memories and some added knowledge of the area’s history as well as it’s Rick ecosystem. Really my only complaints are that they didn’t offer coffee, and I have to wait til spring to go again!
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plantationvillage wrote a review Nov 2021
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Our Captain and crew were outstanding! Very helpful to our group. The lecturer was educational, humorous and very knowledgeable about the river and its inhabitants. Will surely plan another trip!
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Kristen M wrote a review Oct 2021
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The scenic boat tour on the Black River was absolutely phenomenal!! The scenery was fabulous, the staff was so friendly and professional and Andy was so very knowledgeable about all things along the Black River! It was a great experience- highly recommend!!
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Date of experience: October 2021
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smith69642021 wrote a review Oct 2021
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Beautiful day to cruise. Our guide, Andy Woods, was very knowledgeable and shared fascinating information about the area. The Henrietta was clean and comfortable. Highly recommend!
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