Tours

Cape Fear Riverboats- Capt. Maffitt Wilmington Attractions
Dock and Water Streets
Wilmington, NC 28402
(910) 343-1611

Named for Capt. John Newland Maffitt, one of the Confederacy's most successful blockade runners, the Capt. Maffitt is a converted World War II Navy launch affording one-hour sightseeing cruises with live historical narration along the Cape Fear River. Harbor tours leave from 106 South Water St. at "The Barge," for one-hour cruises that first travel...more about Cape Fear Riverboats- Capt. Maffitt

EUE/Screen Gems Studios Tour Wilmington Attractions
1223 N. 23rd St.
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 343-3500

Movie fans can take a one-hour walking tour of EUE/Screen Gems Studios, the largest full-service production facility east of California.  Among more than 300 film and television projects have been produced here are Muppets from SpaceIdlewild, Domestic Disturbance, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, One Tree Hill, Dawson's Creek and Matlock.  On the tour you'll see...more about EUE/Screen Gems Studios Tour

Wilmington Trolley Company Wilmington Attractions
GPS #15 Water St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 763-4483

Located on Water Street near the visitor center information booth, the Wilmington Trolley offers a 45-minute, narrated tour of historic downtown Wilmington over about an 8-mile distance. Available daily from 10 AM to 4 PM, the tours are $11 for adults and children under 12 ride FREE with any paid adult....more about Wilmington Trolley Company

Wilmington Water Tours Wilmington Attractions
212 S. Water Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 338-3134

Whether you're looking to take a romantic moon-lit cruise down the Cape Fear or want to learn about the fascinating history and ecology of the region, Wilmington Water Tours has a tour for you. The "Wilmington" is the first and finest state-of-the-art catamaran in downtown Wilmington. Their tours often feature local...more about Wilmington Water Tours

106 N. Water St.
Unit 108
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 251-2572

If you're looking for an innovative and eco-friendly way to tour Wilmington, hop on a Segway. Cape Fear Segway offers one-hour or two-hour guided tours of the historic district and the riverfront. Along the way, you'll learn about Wilmington's storied history, its stately mansions, and its film and television locations. Cape...more about Cape Fear Segway

Market St. at the Riverfront
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 794-1866

Visitors and locals alike enjoy this nightly walking tour of downtown Wilmington. The tour meets year round by the Riverfront at the foot of Market Street. From mid-March through October 31, tours are held nightly at 6:30 and 8:30 PM. From November to mid-March, tours are held nightly at 6:30 PM....more about Ghost Walk of Old Wilmington

Downtown Wilmington
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 794-1866

Prepare yeself for a party alike no other! Hoist a pint - or three - in old Wilmington's most actively haunted pubs. Hear tales that will both shiver-ye-timbers and make ye laugh so hard ye'll swab the deck. From the disreputable obsession of the merry wench "Gallus" Meg to the barbarous...more about Haunted Pub Crawl

Riverfront at Market and Water Sts.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 794-1866

This 90-minute walking tour of one of America's largest living film sets is a must for all film buffs. The Hollywood Location Walk takes you on a name-dropping tour of downtown Wilmington that will give you a first-hand glimpse of the film industry in the Port City. See real...more about Hollywood Location Walk of Old Wilmington

Market St., between Water and Front Sts.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 251-8889

See historic downtown Wilmington the old-fashioned way - by horse-drawn carriage or trolley. This half-hour tour in a fringed-top surrey (or trolley) is narrated by a driver wearing nineteenth-century garb. Don't miss the memorable seasonal events, including the romantic horse-drawn Valentine ride in a French evening coach, an Easter Bunny-drawn ride,...more about Horse-Drawn Trolley & Carriage Tours

Riverfront Park, foot of Market St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 763-1785

Historian and lifelong Cape Fear resident Bob Jenkins, the man with the straw hat and walking cane, leads the Wilmington Adventure Walking Tour. He speaks passionately and knowledgeably about his hometown. Expounding upon architectural details, family lineage, and historic events, Bob covers 250 years of history in about two hours. See...more about Wilmington Adventure Walking Tour

 
 
 
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