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Wilmington Water Tours

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Address: 212 S Water St, Cape Fear Riverwalk, Wilmington, NC 28401-3983
Phone Number: +1 910-338-3134
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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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Water tours Wilmington

We live near Wilmington and this was still aGreat trip, staff was enjoyable to work with. Very informative I highly recommend

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Leland, North Carolina
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47 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The owner and staff are great friendly people. We did the light tour for the holiday season. Since this was the theme of the ride. Very disappointed. There were no lights. Hardly anyplace was decorated. All in all, it was an nice hour boat ride, but disappointing that there were no light to see and that was the reason for... More 

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

We live near Wilmington and this was still aGreat trip, staff was enjoyable to work with. Very informative I highly recommend

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Wallace, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had the best time on this cruise! The boat was comfortable and offered regular and specialty drinks. It also had a singer on guitar playing holiday music while you sang along and viewed the holiday lights in the town of Wilmington. This cruise could become a holiday tradition!

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

Thank you for joining Wilmington Water Tours onboard our Holiday Lights Cruise! On the cruise you enjoyed music by Johanna Winkel, an accomplished singer songwriter who thoroughly enjoys the holidays and holiday music. Glad to know the Holiday Lights Cruise may become a holiday tradition with you, as it has with many of our guests! Thank you for your review.... More 

Wilmington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I had a great time. Live music was really good. Bar prices not terrible, but not cheap either. We will definitely be coming back.

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

Thank you for joining us on our Holiday Lights Cruise! Glad to know you had a great time! Our bar is fully stocked including water, soda, juice, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, beer, wine, mixed and specialty drinks. Our drink prices range from non alcoholic $1.75, beer $3.50 & $4.50, wine $6.50, (on occasion we offer high end wines for $8),... More 

Rutherfordton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Wendy was great presenting interesting information about the local area and the Cape Fear River. Would recommend and would do again if in the area.

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

Thank you for taking the time to join us on the river and also for taking the time to write a review. Everyone seems to find their way back to Wilmington, so we will look forward to seeing you again :) Happy Holidays! Diane More 

Jacksonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time! We felt very welcome onboard with the blankets, Christmas themed snacks and warm hospitality. The staff was family oriented and so welcoming. We will definitely do it again

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

Thank you for joining us onboard the "Wilmington" for our Holiday Lights Cruise! Our vessel is fully enclosed, heated when needed, snuggly warm with blankets and hot drinks or anything else you may like from our fully stocked bar. We will look forward to seeing you again... Your review is much appreciated! Best, Diane More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're in Wilmington for a few hours or a few days, this is a must do! My daughter and her family were in town from SC for Thanksgiving and she and I decided to take her two young sons (4&2) on this trip while the older fellows were playing golf. We took the reasonably priced 50 minute cruise south... More 

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

Tina, A fond Thank You for your kind words! We have built into our cruising schedule 50 minute Eagles Island Cruises both southern & northern route. These cruises are a great introduction to the Lower Cape Fear Region complementing history, ecology and what's going on around town. If you have the time to stay onboard for both southern & northern... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the 6pm Christmas Lights tour - the acoustic guitarist was great! She took requests - the whole tour group sang along with 'Sweet Caroline' - there were bowls of snacks, the tree downtown was lit - it was a great experience

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

Thank you for joining Wilmington Water Tours on our first of nine 2016 Holiday Lights Cruises. So glad to know you enjoyed the musician of the evening, Monica Jane! We are fortunate to host many fine local talented singer songwriters on our evening cruises. Best wishes to you and your family for a joyous holiday season filled with fine memories! More 

Goldsboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the ladies at the reception area to the Captain & her crew, a very professional, knowledgeable group of people. We thoroughly enjoyed our cruise.

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Mary D, Owner at Wilmington Water Tours, responded to this review

We love what we do, and take pride in it, and we are always happy to share the Capé Fear area with all. What better way to learn some history of Wilmington than cruising this mighty river. Thanks for the kind words More 

Windsor, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I liked it because it was only 50 minutes and left on time. That left time for other sights in town. The captain well very knowledgeable and personable.

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Mary D, Owner at Wilmington Water Tours, responded to this review

Punctuality is important to us to keep our schedule, and so our passengers can plan their day.50 minutes is just enough to let you see a bit of Wilmington from the water. And to add narration of our rich history, makes this a great adventure. Thanks for coming out with us, look forward to having you on board again. More 

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