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Cape Fear River

Wilmington, NC
+1 800-676-0162
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Took a tour ride on a boat

Took a tour ride on a boat and it was very nice. Not expensive and a bit over an hour long. I'd... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dom P
Enjoyed the journey

We took a Mothers Day riverboat tour on the Cape Fear River. It was awesome! Who knew the river is... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
qui22
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Charlotte, NC
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The most industrialized of all North Carolina's rivers, this water system stretches 200 miles through the heart of the North Carolina piedmont, crossing the coastal plain, and empties into the Atlantic near Southport.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Wilmington, NC
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+1 800-676-0162
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a tour ride on a boat and it was very nice. Not expensive and a bit over an hour long. I'd highly recommend this boat ride. Only negative is that there is not parking well there is but you have to pay for it.

Thank Dom P
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We took a Mothers Day riverboat tour on the Cape Fear River. It was awesome! Who knew the river is practically a salt river now? Be sure to check it out!

Thank qui22
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Unless you plan a boat ride or dinner along the water, I'm not sure it's worth your time. If you happen to be downtown anyway, stop by for a quick look.

Thank xlr8tin
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Although this boat ride was hindered by a bit of choppy water, it was totally made enjoyable by the Captain and Crew of our boat. We were exposed to the best sites and enjoyed a time at sea so to speak. Wonderful trip and well...More

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We walked along the boardwalk, enjoying views of the river. There are restaurants along the boardwalk too. Wilmington has a lot to offer to do with these mini-parks

Thank AENG72
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Relaxing views, good restaurants, bars and shops along the way. There are boat trips to get you out on the water. And don't forget to visit the Battleship.

Thank Evalynn56045
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Great walk along the Cape Fear River. Many restaurants to choice from. I choose the Pilot House. Beautiful sunsets.

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Well, if you're visiting Wilmington you'll want to walk the River Walk along the Cape Fear River (yes, that Robert Mitchum movie and later version of Cape Fear was filmed here!). There are shops, boats and restaurants (we favor Elijah's & Pilot House) along the...More

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The river and bridges are nice. Only had a little bit of the river walk to see the view due to reconstruction

Thank ladyice1725
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The river has fast currents and is tidal as well which can make for tricky waters when boating. As a sailor, I travel on the Cape Fear River using the tides...difficult to fight them.

Thank EndlessSummerCaptain
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