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Captain Charles Robbins' Cape Fear River Adventures

1317 Middle Sound Loop Rd, Wilmington, NC 28411-7807
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Magical Experience!

We slipped the boats into still black waters, the only sound that of songbirds. As Captain Charles... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
CoastalPaigeBrown
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Wilmington, North Carolina
Magical Day on the Black River!

We had an absolutely beautiful day on the Black River! CR led an incredible trip, had everything... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
HoosierSurf
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1317 Middle Sound Loop Rd, Wilmington, NC 28411-7807
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

We slipped the boats into still black waters, the only sound that of songbirds. As Captain Charles talked about the area and its wildlife, it became obvious that this was a man who has a real passion for our wild places. Incredibly knowledgeable and accommodating,...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We had an absolutely beautiful day on the Black River! CR led an incredible trip, had everything organized, and did an amazing job telling us the history of the area, teaching us about the Cypress, and showing us so many things we would not have...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

CR truly is an outstanding leader for exploring the best of North Carolina. He guided our group of women on a full-day canoe and kayak trip on the Black River, and we could not have been happier with our day. He takes great care in...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

CR is the most amazing trip leader full of great stories and was totally willing to be flexible with our group's needs. His calm and pleasant demeanor made for a smooth trip down the river. CR has incredible passion and knowledge of the river, swamp...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Capt. Charles orchestrated this trip(my second)with seasoned attention to every detail, safety being at the top. From the planning stages to the drive home (stopping at Eagle Island for home-made ice cream), our family of 8 (with a 5 and 7 year old) experienced a...More

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CapeFearRiver, Owner at Captain Charles Robbins' Cape Fear River Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Thanks to the Hardison family . A absolute perfect day on the Black River and into the 3 Sisters Swamp area to visit the Ancient Bald Cypress. I so do enjoy being a part of showing this special place to everyone. The kids, Molly and...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2016

I could tell from talking with Captain Charles Robbins on the phone that he was a stand up guy and felt really good about him and adventures we would have exploring the Cape Fear and Brunswick River. My wife, two elementary age kids and myself...More

Thank Tonya Dave H
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

At $10/adult, $5/child, this hour long boat tour was a good water view of Wilmington. Captain Robbins' talked for the better part of the first 45 minutes and left time for questions on the return trip. He talked about the history of the port as...More

Thank Terry428
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

We had a great 4 hour trip with Captain Robbins. Started out going to the port to watch the unloading of a container ship.which was amazing. From there we traveled to Eagle Island and the rice canals. Plenty of alligators and other wildlife were seen....More

Thank FLS
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

Our family of four adults took a four hour ride with Captain Charlie along the Cape Fear River, the Brunswick River and the rice canals of Eagle Island. Everything Captain Charlie showed us was new to us, whether we were visiting (2) or had lived...More

Thank Mike R
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Reviewed 22 April 2014

We had a great trip last week with Captain Charles. We drove in his boat, not on kayaks and our boys loved hearing about all the wildlife and the environmental issues. CR even let each of them drive the boat, which was thrilling. It was...More

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