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Wilmington Water Tours

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Address: 212 S Water St, Cape Fear Riverwalk, Wilmington, NC 28401-3983
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+1 910-338-3134
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Wilmington Water Tours is a 46' catamaran which accomodates up to 49...

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.

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Civil war cruise

Once again, a wonderful trip down the Cape Fear with DR. Chris Fonvielle. . Learned so much about our city's history. Capt. Doug and his crew were wonderful as usual. Love this... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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Wilmington, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Once again, a wonderful trip down the Cape Fear with DR. Chris Fonvielle. . Learned so much about our city's history. Capt. Doug and his crew were wonderful as usual. Love this company and the trips they provide.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great Adventure. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining. I loved seeing Wilmington from the water.

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Leland, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is likely our tenth (or more) voyage and we love the history, explanations of the area, and pointing out passing wildlife and birds. It's always much anticipated and thoroughly enjoyed. This trip Captain Doug assisted my husband, and his walker, to safely embark and disembark. Our family is all from out of state, and whenever we have visitors, rain... More 

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Winnabow, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sea Leland tour always fun and informative. No matter how many times I get out on the river with your tours, I learn something new about this amazing place! Bald eagles and osprey....who could ask for more?

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Leland, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Super informed narrator leads a very off the beaten path trip. Calm ride. Beautiful scenery. Makes you appreciate what's here. Loved it and will do more of them.

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LELAND
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fun way to learn about the history of the rivers and bridges of Leland and Wilmington, as well as learn about plans for the development of the area.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Found the sunset cruise on groupon, probably would not go w/out a discount. Drinks are overpriced and was asked to use the same cup when my husband went to purchase a different drink. The man singing was good but the music/genre was a tad outdated... was not really fancy/special . I would try a different company for my next cruise... More 

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Metuchen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I and our friend went on the river cruise in July, 2016. A wonderful experience. The guide was great and very informative. You should definitely do this cruise. Watch for the alligators. Didnt see any though.

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Wilmington W, Owner at Wilmington Water Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review... So much to see when you are on the river, from the historic downtown riverfront, shipwrecks, the Battleship NC, miles of old rice plantations that now host a multitude of our feather friends, fish, turtles, and yes alligators...In July, alligators are best seen in the morning, and again later in the day when it's not... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great time! Captain & crew were super knowledgeable! The ship was sturdy & clean, even had yummy adult beverages! Good for all ages!

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Wilmington W, Owner at Wilmington Water Tours, responded to this review

Glad to know you had a great time! Thank you for cruising with us! More 

Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I wanted to go for a cruise on the cape fear river. The boat was clean and spacious. The captain and his cruise were very friendly and knowledgable. I learned a lot about the Cape Fear River , the port and the town of Wilmington. I got to see sunken shipwrecks and the battleship from the water.... More 

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Wilmington W, Owner at Wilmington Water Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments! More 

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