Wilmington Water Tours

Wilmington Water Tours

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What's Happening on the Cape Fear River

It’s time for The Encore Best of 2020 nominations!!  Please nominate us for Best Tour, or write in for Best venue for small wedding, environmental educational  or a memorable cocktail hour cruise

Voting happens here:
Nominations open Jan. 16 – Feb 16th 

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Moved by their love for the Cape Fear River, the owners decided to found Wilmington Water Tours in order to share with others the history and beauty of this region. Their passion then created, “The Wilmington”, fully enclosed and handicapped accessible ( with some restrictions) motorized catamaran, which can accommodate up to 49 passengers. Come explore the Cape Fear River on one of our many cruises!


“I really enjoyed the tour. The hosts were very inviting and knowledgeable. The ride was smooth and relaxing.”-TripAdvisor


“A very fun, entertaining tour. Loved hearing about the history around the river. And Garland was a fantastic bartender!”-TripAdvisor

Family Fun

“Wonderful crew, great drinks, fun stories and best of all our 2 yr. old was in heaven! Would do it again in a heartbeat!”-TripAdvisor

Cruising daily on The Cape Fear River

Come aboard & let us introduce you to the Cape Fear River & our Historic Riverwalk.