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Wilmington Water Tours

212 S Water St, Cape Fear Riverwalk, Wilmington, NC 28401-3983
+1 910-338-3134
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Team Building

I planned this event as a Team Building outing. It was just that and great. The accoustic guitar... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
Dora A
Wilmington, North Carolina
Disappointed but the view of the sunset was priceless.

I was on a private group tour so my experience may not have been typical. On the plus side, the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wilmington, North Carolina
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Wilmington Water Tours is a 46' catamaran which accomodates up to 49 passengers. Daily Cruise & Private Charters. Eco/History, Sunset,Live Music, Brunch cruises to name a few, all on the Cape Fear River or nearby waterways. Go to our website to view our schedule of cruises. Cruising year round.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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212 S Water St, Cape Fear Riverwalk, Wilmington, NC 28401-3983
+1 910-338-3134

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I planned this event as a Team Building outing. It was just that and great. The accoustic guitar player was great and she was fun to talk with. Towards the end of the Tour we started singing along with her. There was a group on...More

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Thank Dora A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was on a private group tour so my experience may not have been typical. On the plus side, the staff was very friendly. We were welcomed with a rum drink but I found it too sweet - kind of like Juicy Fruit gum. For...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well we boarded the day after Hurricane Irma passed by and business was just getting back to normal although Wilmington really had no property damage or flooding. The crew gave us a very interesting tour of the Cape Fear River and explained the history of...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to walk the riverfront for the first time today and was approached by a gentleman with the Wilmington Water Tour. The price was reasonable and it was a nice way to see the river. They first transport you via water taxi then you...More

Thank Seraphita2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the sunset cruise. It was great!!There was live music and drinks . The captain was entertaining and informative. It was a beautiful evening, so that helped make it even more enjoyable. I would defiantly recommend this if you are going to be...More

Thank snapdragon626
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our most recent trip on Wilmington Water Tours was up the Cape Fear above Castle Hayne where the river becomes more fresh water and you emerge from the stands of ghost trees created by the increase in salinity downstream. We have also taken their tours...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our grandchildren (boy 4 and girl 5) on this trip up and down the Wilmington waterfront on the Cape Fear River and not only had wonderful views of downtown Wilmington, but learned quite a bit about how important it is. The captain was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We purchased our two admission tickets to the water cruise in conjunction with the Bellamy Mansion tour and saved a few bucks while doing so. We found the southern end of the tour to be relaxing and the weather was perfect. It was hot, but...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tour was good, time good, music okay but wish there had been some history of Wilmington provided which is why we are giving tour a 3

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing way to discover the beauty of Wilmington and the Cape Fear! As a local, I've done other tours (visiting family and friends love to get out on the water!) but none can compare. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, the bathrooms are...More

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17 September 2016|
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Response from Christine W | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code to my knowledge. It is a catamaran with a nice bar, but if you happen to be celebrating and want to wear fancy evening wear, go for for it, nobody would care. Maybe bikinis would be inappropriate... More
NoDak F
18 August 2016|
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Response from Keri P | Reviewed this property |
We made reservations ahead of time since we were only there one weekend and didn't have much flexability in when we would be able to go. We knew we wanted a specific day and time so we reserved about 2 weeks before hand. It... More
Marie A
11 December 2015|
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Response from Jane H | Reviewed this property |
I would use their web site as there are several lengths of cruises so the price varies. Wilmingtonwatertours