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Cape Fear River

Wilmington, NC
+1 800-676-0162
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Cape Fear River Walk

Super nice river walk area, with a visitor center, restrooms, lots of great restaurants and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rondi F
Snowshoe, West Virginia
Exquisitely beautiful at sunset!

It's the vaastness of the scene, with the dynamic, drenched colors and hues that make an evening... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Kemiim M
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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.
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Wilmington, NC
+1 800-676-0162
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super nice river walk area, with a visitor center, restrooms, lots of great restaurants and shoppy-shops. We really enjoyed it. We read all the historical and interpretive signs as we went and just took it all in. Highly recommend it if you are in town.

Thank Rondi F
Reviewed 7 August 2017

It's the vaastness of the scene, with the dynamic, drenched colors and hues that make an evening stroll along the riverwalk worth it's weight in goldness. Highly recommend. Do once; do often.

Thank Kemiim M
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We took a river tour in a nice boat with a fantastic guide who explained to us the history of Wilmington, its riverside buildings, remarkable boats and interesting facts. The price was very good for the service received (9 or 10$ I think) They had...More

Thank SaraAntonLargo
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We took two tours of the river.....you can catch a tour right down on the river. They are narrated and very interesting.

Thank dino2mom
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We took the river tour and besides a nice boat ride we found out some very interesting facts about the river. The captain was well versed on the history of the river. Great trip!

Thank Michael_Patti
Reviewed 9 June 2017

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
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