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Eagles Island Cruises BUY NOW50 Minute narrated cruises, $10
Sun. Tues. & Wed. at 12, 1, 2, 3 and 4pm
Thurs. Fri. & Sat. at 12, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5pm

On the even hours we cruise north along the Historic Downtown and Eagles Island.  On the odd hours we head south under the Memorial Bridge to the State Ports.  Combine the two for a 1 hour 40 minute cruise for only $17.

Down River Maritime History Cruise BUY NOW Thursdays at 10am, 2 hour cruise, $27 

Black Water Adventure  BUY NOWFridays & Saturdays at 10am, 2 hour eco-history cruise, $27 

Sunset Cruises with Live Music  BUY NOWThurs. Fri. & Sat. Boarding at 7pm, departs at 7:30pm for a 90 minute cruise, $27.  
Live music:
Thursday, June 23rd - Tyler McKaig
Friday, June 24th - Jim Nelson
Saturday, June 25th - Kim Dicso
 

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Pirate School is Back!

Mondays at 11am, 50 minute cruise
Join Captain NoBeard and crew for a 50 minute adventure on the River.  Be prepared to attack the wayward pirate and toast with some pirate punch!  Great for kids 2 - 12 years, $17 kids and $5 adults.  Must call for reservations.

Civil War Cruise
July 10th with Dr. Chris Fonveille, 1pm
Join us for this very popular, informative 3-hour cruise for only $32.  Call today for details.

Black River Cruise

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Monday, June 27th at 2pm  Adults $49, Children $25
4 Hour excursion in comfort up to breathtaking scenery with Capt. Doug as your eco-history and wildlife host!  This is a photographers / nature lovers dream cruise!  Pack a picnic  basket and enjoy lunch while cruising.

Firecracker Cruise  
Festive 4th of July celebrations on the river.  We will board at 7pm and depart the dock at 7:30 for a 90 minute cruise returning to the dock for the firework display... all while enjoying heavy hors d'oevres catered by Bon Appetit.  Full bar with patriotic drink specials.  All this for only $65.  Call early to reserve your spot. 

Commodores Club

A Commodores Club Card should be in your wallet!  Purchase of this card ($175) entitles you to come aboard any of our regular scheduled cruises as often as you would like... also any guest receives 20% off ticket price and you also get $100 off any private charter.  Good for one year from date of purchase.

Cruises that have dinner, lunch, wine or beer tasting, etc. would be an additional fee of $10.  Cruises that are excluded include Azalea Festival, 4th of July, Riverfest, Lock & Dam.

 
 

Pirate School

Mondays at 11am

Don't miss the chance to transform yer wee ones into swashbucklin' sea dogs!  Ye mini mates gunna have the chance to learn how to become a proper pirate 'n learn some scurvy pirate lines, song and secret handshake while settin' sail on a 50 minute long action-packed adventure. Kids ages 3 - 12 years $17, adults $5.  Reservations advised.

 

Bizzy Bee Water Taxi Schedule

Visit our new website at www.wilmingtonwatertaxi.com for the latest schedule and locations.

Our water taxi services are running daily with service to the USS North Carolina Battleship from 3 different locations on the Riverwalk:  Chandlers Wharf, Market Street, and the Hilton Hotel.  Running daily from 9am to 8pm.

 

 

 

 

3 Bridges Pass

3 Bridges Pass!  This pass allows you to stay on board for 2 consecutive Eagles Island cruises, giving you a total of 1 hour 40 minutes on the river for only $17. We alternate these cruises on the hour so that you can enjoy both trips at a great value.

Even hours will venture north along the historic downtown riverfront and behind Eagles Island towards the Brunswick River.  You will get up close to the Battleship, learn about rice plantations, and view shipwrecks, flora and fauna. 

Odd hours will take you south as we cruise to the State Ports, learn about the importance this port played during the Civil War and learn the history of the Wilmington ship yards and how the river has served NC from the time of the earliest explorers.

Snacks and drinks are available for purchase on board.  Cruises leave on the hour between 12:00 and 4:00pm.

Frequent Floater Fridays

It's back... if you have cruised with us at least 3 times (this calendar year), then you are eligible to cruise on our Friday night sunset cruise for FREE... we only hold 10 spots for this so reserve early!r> 

Commodore's Club

A Commodores Club Card should be in your wallet!  Purchase of this card ($175) entitles you to come aboard any of our regular scheduled cruises as often as you would like... also any guest receives 20% off ticket price and you also get $100 off any private charter.  Good for one year from date of purchase.

Cruises that have dinner, lunch, wine or beer tasting, etc. would be an additional fee of $10.  Cruises that are excluded include Azalea Festival, 4th of July, Riverfest, Lock & Dam.

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The Word on the Street

We had 28 people for dinner on the "Wilmington" to celebrate my mother's 75th birthday. What a treat - everyone enjoyed the cruise, especially Mom.

E. White, Raleigh, NC

While visiting Wilmington we had the pleasure of taking a sunset cruise on the Wilmington. I highly recommend this tour. The boat was very comfortable.

B. Pindell, Roanoke, VA

The "Wilmington" was the perfect spot to propose (she said yes!). We plan on having our reception aboard in the Spring. Exceptional customer service.

B. Sanford, Wilmington, NC

The live entertainment on the "Wilmington" was such a treat! We enjoyed our cruise and loved seeing downtown all lit up at night. Will definitely do this again.

C. Rite, Wilmington, NC

Cruise with us all year round!

The "Wilmington" is the first and the finest state-of-the-art catamaran to serve Historic Downtown Wilmington, North Carolina. She has a wake canceling design and is fully enclosed (heat if needed). She is handicap accessible and offers a flexible layout for comfortable seating up to 49 guests. We offer daily scheduled cruises and are available for private parties. All ABC permits and a spacious restroom complete our package.

Cruises and Tours

The "Wilmington" offers a variety of scheduled cruises throughout the year; historic eco tours, sunset or full moon cruises, narrated tours, Eagles
Island, Blackwater cruise, and more.

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Private Charters

The "Wilmington" is available for private parties, corporate functions, private charters, family reunions, birthdays, planning committees, receptions, church groups, tour groups, etc.

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FAQ's

Answers to your questions!  Everything you want to know about the "Wilmington", our scheduled cruises, private parties, weddings, pets, strollers, wheelchairs, weather, and more!.

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