Cape Fear Riverboats, Wilmington

4.4
#1 of 6 in Wildlife in Wilmington
Take a narrated cruise with Cape Fear Riverboats to learn all about Cape Fear River and Wilmington downtown. As you relax and enjoy the ride, your captain will narrate the tour. Longer tours to the Black River include commentary by a coastal ecologist, with plenty of chances to spot local wildlife. Private charters are also available, ideal for special events and private celebrations with friends and/or family. Check the website for details. Make Cape Fear Riverboats a part of your Wilmington vacation plans using our Wilmington online road trip planner .
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  • My friends and I went on the Captain J. N. Maffitt sunset cruise and had a blast. Captain Tony was very informative and took the extra time to answer all of our questions. I would recommend this exper...  more »
  • We were visiting our friends in NC and they had not been on this adventure. We were extremely satisfied and one member stated that it was the best educational tour he had ever experienced. The scenery...  more »
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  • It was a pleasant tour of the river and port. There happen to be a cargo ship being turned around by tugboats...that was really cool.
  • Very knowledgeable staff in the boat ride was nice and it was relatively not too long but not too sure either

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