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Belle of Topsail

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Address: 518C Roland Ave, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6687
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+1 910-328-1621

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Belle of Topsail was a huge success for me and my friends.. .We took a ton of photos!! But beware my fellow Gingers - YOU WILL BE TIED UP! hahaha!!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 January 2017
Laurie B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Belle of Topsail was a huge success for me and my friends.. .We took a ton of photos!! But beware my fellow Gingers - YOU WILL BE TIED UP! hahaha!!!

1 Thank Laurie B
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Had an opportunity to take a ride on the Belle last August. The scenery is awesome, the boat is comfortable and clean. The food was great, and the price is right. The crew is so friendly and fun. Thoroughly enjoyed.

1 Thank Debbie R
Tappahannock, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

It was a stormy evening and unfortunately our trip had to be canceled. But, no fear, the owners and crew had a very nice party on the boat for a lone couple who showed in spite of the storm. We had a fabulous time and was still refunded our money. Guess who got a great tip?! We came back for... More 

1 Thank Patricia R
Liverpool, New York
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We have done the cruise's for years most vacations we do multiple cruise's our son even got married on the Belle. Sharon,David the pirates are awesome. Highly recommend

1 Thank kiankas1
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38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

It was a nice cruise. Crew was great. Captain has a great sense of humor. The dolphins showed up for us. We want to try the dinner cruise next time. Overall they get an A+ from us.

1 Thank RangerBella
Hillside, New Jersey
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165 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

My wife and I had been wanting to take a dinner cruise while visiting Wilmington, NC. We heard that the Henrietta in Wilmington was sold and no longer in operation. We decided to try the dinner cruise on the Belle of Topsail. The Belle is a smaller boat that carries about 50 passengers. It cruises the inter-coastal waterway. While the... More 

Thank jferro439
North Royalton, Ohio
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Really looking forward to a fun evening, had higher expectations for a $40 activity. Very crowded and food was cold. Crew didn't seem very happy to be there either. Have to admit, the pirates were funny. I thought the Captain could have told us a little something about where we were and what we were seeing. Wouldn't recommend this trip... More 

Thank darkelly
belleoftopsail, Owner at Belle of Topsail, responded to this review

Sorry, you did not enjoy your trip. You are correct in sensing that the crew was out of sorts. My husband (we own the boat and he is usually one of the captains) had been rushed to the hospital by ambulance and had emergency surgery. (still in and we are still waiting for updates and praying for him to get... More 

Sneads Ferry, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Forty nine Marines with their families and kids enjoyed a fun packed experience with perfect pirates of The Raven. Very authentic and fun portrayals of pirates capturing the crew and guests of The Belle. Food was excellent and drinks were plentiful. Wish we could have been with them all night. Nice Job Cast and crew. Thanks for the best show... More 

2 Thank eaglestar1776
Raleigh, NC
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31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We had a great time on the Belle of Topsail! We did the pirate trip. I expected it to be geared to kids, but they did a fantastic job making it fun for both kids and adults. The food was far better than I expected. The crew was excellent. We all thought that the drinks were very fairly priced, about... More 

1 Thank tybeehilton
Angier, NC
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39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

First, everyone gets on a riverboat replica equipped with seating all around the boat topside, as well as a dining area below deck. The captain gives a brief, corny but cute, safety talk, and then you're off. On both sides of the boat are little water cannons for the children to man against the pirate ship that meets up with... More 

1 Thank Gigijessie

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