Dinner Cruises  |  Murder Mystery Cruise  |  Narrated Sightseeing Tour  |  Sightseeing Lunch Cruise  |  Small Boat Cruises

 

We offer a unique venue for holiday parties, weddings, wedding receptions, anniversaries, birthdays and family reunions. Have an evening of fun or romance on one of our dinner cruises, or take in the sights along the beautiful Cape Fear River in Wilmington, NC on one of our narrated sightseeing cruises, river tours, or adventure excursions … many options for a memorable event, suitable for any occasion.

“Welcome Aboard” is the motto of HENRIETTA III’s Captain Carl Marshburn and crew as they strive to offer the finest in Southern hospitality. A favorite for locals and visitors, HENRIETTA III is “the place” for special occasions in Wilmington, NC.<br\>



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Featured Offerings

Cape Fear Riverboat invites you to enjoy our following offerings

  • Lunch & Sightseeing Cruises

    Lunch & Sightseeing Cruises

    Cape Fear Riverboats offers Lunch & Sightseeing Cruises along the Cape Fear river from April to October. Please call ahead to check on available dates.

  • Dinner Cruises

    Dinner Cruises

    It's not just dinner... it's an evening out. Our 1st Cruise of the Season will be on 4/6/13

  • Narrated Sightseeing Cruises

    Narrated Sightseeing Cruises

    An hour and a half cruise on the scenic Cape Fear River. The narration by our Captain contains points of interest, historical sites, and amusing anecdotes.

  • Black River Nature Cruises

    Black River Nature Cruises

    Take a 4-Hour Relaxing Getaway up to the Black River! This tour is narrated by Andy Woods a Coastal Ecologist and Author. This is a photographers dream!

  • Year Round Private Charters

    Year Round Private Charters

    Have your next private party or corporate meeting aboard the Henrietta III or Captn. J.N. Maffitt. Charter the entire boat or just one deck, available year round

  • Weddings

    Weddings

    Trying to plan a wedding to remember? Looking for a venue that will give you best views of downtown Wilmington's Waterfront? We have a perfect place.

  • Special Events Cruises

    Special Events Cruises

    Book early for our special events cruises for 4th of July, Valentines day, Sweetheart Saturday, Mothers Day, and New years Eve! Make your special day unforgettable.

  • Small Boat Cruises

    Small Boat Cruises

    The Capt. J.N. Maffitt offers daily sightseeing tours, water taxi trips to the Battleship North Carolina, and is available for all of your charter event needs!

  • School & Summer Camps

    School & Summer Camps

    Riverboats ignited the creativity of one of America’s greatest writers, Mark Twain, & could spark interest in your group of students! Expose them to both history and adventure with a field trip aboard HENRIETTA III.

Do you know someone who could use a night out?

We offer gift certificates that can be used towards any of our cruises and tours…

Our gift certificates make perfect gifts for anyone coming into town on vacation or anyone just needing a night out on the town.  Whether its a romantic sunset dinner cruise, a relaxing sightseeing adventure, or a night of laughs at our Murder Mystery Events… Give a gift they won’t soon forget!

 

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The absolute best way to see Wilmingtons Waterfront!
Lou Neofotistos
- Owner of Neofotography.com

Make your time in Wilmington more memorable...

Join us for a water tour or cruise on the Cape Fear River today!

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