Black River Nature Cruise
Visiting the Black River is a true adventure
This tour showcases parts of North Carolina nature that are practically impossible to explore any other way! Experience the beauty and natural history of the Cape Fear region during a narrated nature cruise along these scenic and historic coastal rivers. Cruises are scheduled twice a month from May-October on a Wednesday morning. Since it’s a 4-hour trip, feel free to bring your own food and drink aboard for this enjoyable cruise!
On this 4 hour Black River Nature Cruise, just minutes after leaving the dock, guests will experience:
- Miles of scenic wilderness just outside downtown Wilmington
- Expert narration on the local plant and wildlife from local coastal ecologist Andy Wood, a local legend!
- A river that appears almost as it did to the early explorers
- The relaxing sounds of the breeze through beautiful trees
Nature enthusiasts and photographers alike will enjoy the slow-moving, amber-colored waters, framed by spectacular swamp forests. Highlights include seasonal wildflowers and ancient old-growth cypress trees.
Enthusiastic, thoughtful, and knowledgeable narration from Andy Wood set this tour apart from any other nature tour in the area. You quite simply will not forget this experience.