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Cape Fear River

Wilmington, NC
+1 800-676-0162
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Enjoyed the journey

We took a Mothers Day riverboat tour on the Cape Fear River. It was awesome! Who knew the river is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
qui22
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Charlotte, NC
Not much to see

Unless you plan a boat ride or dinner along the water, I'm not sure it's worth your time. If you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
xlr8tin
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a Mothers Day riverboat tour on the Cape Fear River. It was awesome! Who knew the river is practically a salt river now? Be sure to check it out!

Thank qui22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unless you plan a boat ride or dinner along the water, I'm not sure it's worth your time. If you happen to be downtown anyway, stop by for a quick look.

Thank xlr8tin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although this boat ride was hindered by a bit of choppy water, it was totally made enjoyable by the Captain and Crew of our boat. We were exposed to the best sites and enjoyed a time at sea so to speak. Wonderful trip and well...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We walked along the boardwalk, enjoying views of the river. There are restaurants along the boardwalk too. Wilmington has a lot to offer to do with these mini-parks

Thank AENG72
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Relaxing views, good restaurants, bars and shops along the way. There are boat trips to get you out on the water. And don't forget to visit the Battleship.

Thank Evalynn56045
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Great walk along the Cape Fear River. Many restaurants to choice from. I choose the Pilot House. Beautiful sunsets.

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Well, if you're visiting Wilmington you'll want to walk the River Walk along the Cape Fear River (yes, that Robert Mitchum movie and later version of Cape Fear was filmed here!). There are shops, boats and restaurants (we favor Elijah's & Pilot House) along the...More

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The river and bridges are nice. Only had a little bit of the river walk to see the view due to reconstruction

Thank ladyice1725
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The river has fast currents and is tidal as well which can make for tricky waters when boating. As a sailor, I travel on the Cape Fear River using the tides...difficult to fight them.

Thank EndlessSummerCaptain
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Beach you boat on one of the many island beaches between the ports and Southport, tie up at the city docks or Port City Marina for an afternoon of shopping or dining, Kayak up one of the many creeks and enjoy the variety of critters...More

Thank Lee B
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