You will be cruising along downtown Wilmington via the Cape Fear River, a vital lifeline for the South for more than 300 years. Sit back, relax, and enjoy learning about the history of the area from one of our local captains. You’ll learn about:
- The importance of the Cape Fear River throughout both North Carolina and Southern history
- Local legends and stories
- Historical developments and happenings in downtown Wilmington
- The construction and importance of North Carolina’s State Port, just south of downtown
Delicious food and drinks can be purchased dockside from Anne Bonny’s Bar & Grill and brought aboard. Anne Bonny’s offers a wide selection of beer, wine, and cocktails with full ABC permits. How about a frozen daiquiri to beat the midday heat? You can also pack your own lunch and bring your own coolers if you prefer. We offer clean, handicap-friendly restrooms at our boarding area.
We look forward to having you aboard to experience the river’s beauty and charm with the best southern hospitality around. Our 1-hour history tour is an interesting affordable option for those that want to experience downtown Wilmington!