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Private Tours & Events

Immerse yourself in unforgettable tours and events along the Cape Fear River.
From serene journeys to vibrant occasions, discover the perfect experience for every moment.

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Simple and Private

Relax in a private environment with those who matter. Our tours are tailored to your needs, ride in peace, listen to music, have it your way!

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Memorable Experiences

Spend an afternoon doing something out-of-the-box. We create experiences your friends or family will remember forever. Experience nature together. 

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Get In Touch With Nature

Get away from the overcrowded movie theater or beach and catch a tan among the beautiful Cape Fear River with a drink in hand.

Cruise Cape Fear — Private, Intimate, and Pet Friendly Family Fun on the Cape Fear River

Check List For Your Tour

Be prepared for your tour or event by not forgetting some Cruise Cape Fear essentials!

  • Your Family & Friends

  • Drinks & Food

  • Sunscreen

  • Your Pet!

  • Your Smiles


We offer pet-friendly voyages, knowledgeable captains, an inclusive and accepting environment and sights that guarantee unforgettable memories.

How Many People Can I Bring?
Our boat currently has a maximum carrying capacity of 6 people. Our crew will accommodate you and your family, friends or pets to safely fit everyone on board. Have a larger party? Contact us and we'll do our best.
Can I really Bring My Pet?
Yes, you can really bring your pet. 
Are you LGBTQIA+ Friendly?
We believe that love is love, regardless of who loves who. At Cruise Cape Fear we create inclusive environments so your elopement or tour is private, safe and fun for all involved.
What If The Weather Is Bad?
Safety and comfort are paramount and if the weather is bad our first goal is to try to reschedule you to a date your calendar permits. If not we will gladly give you a full refund! View our cancellation policy in the footer below.
Where Do You Pick Up Guests?
We pick up our guests at the public dock in front of the Ballast Hotel along the Riverwalk. This convenient location allows easy access to our river tours and ensures a smooth and enjoyable boarding process for our guests.
Are the Captains Licensed?
Yes! Our captains are USCG Licensed, meaning they have obtained the necessary certification from the United States Coast Guard. This certification signifies that they have the knowledge and skills required to safely navigate US waterways and prioritize the safety of passengers on board. You can rest assured that our captains are experienced professionals who adhere to strict safety standards, ensuring your journey with us is both enjoyable and secure.
How Long Do Tours Last?
All of our tours typically last an hour and a half, providing you with enough time to immerse yourself in the scenic beauty and historical insights of our tours.