Through the eyes of a local, you will explore some of our most beautiful residential streets, discuss Wilmington's role in colonial times, through the Antebellum period, Civil war and through our present as a major hub for the film industry and a growing coastal town.
For those who want to bypass the crowds in Wilmington, but still want to get an overview of the area, this Eagle Island Narrated Boat Cruise is a great choice. Depending on what time you book, you’ll either cruise along the historic downtown and Eagle Island, or you’ll go under the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge. Both options provide live commentary for you to enjoy as you cruise.
Experience historic Wilmington, NC, and its historic sites by E-Bike while experiencing 3 Wilmington Craft Breweries. Sample some of the best craft beer on the coast! Each E-bike tour will include stops at multiple historic and significant sites throughout downtown Wilmington and 3 breweries. Come see Wilmington in a whole new way. The total ride is 12 miles over 4-5 hours.
This tour is the perfect balance of sightseeing and craft beer sampling, making it popular with solo travelers, couples, families with teens, and groups alike. Spend the day cruising around town on an electric bike checking out some of Wilmington’s best breweries. Whether you’re just visiting or you’re a local looking for an adventure, our E-Bike Tour to the Craft Breweries of Wilmington is a fun and popular activity for craft beer lovers
Cruise through the waters of Wrightsville Beach aboard a 42-foot (13-meter) yacht during this small-group coastal sailing adventure. Enjoy scenic views of the surrounding waterways and barrier islands, and catch a glimpse of marine life. Soft drinks, juice, bottled water, and light refreshments are provided on board the boat. Plus, choose from morning, afternoon, or sunset cruises to best suit your schedule.
Enjoy the most fun and unique things to do in Wilmington!
Take a history and architecture tour of historic downtown Wilmington which starts, breaks and ends at local wine bars. This is a 1 1/2 mile stroll starts and ends at wine bars with a pit stop about 2/3 of the way. All while enjoying out National Historic Register District homes, churches and other significant buildings.
A great night out for couples and groups. Your guide is a local and has a degree from UNCW on American Southern History and a sommelier certification. Learn about the city and its history to current times while having some beverages.
Take a 2.0 hour sailing cruise on a Sparkman and Stephens Sailing Yacht. With your small-group, engage on this classic 42 ft yacht, that accommodates a 6 passenger maximum for an intimate cruise through the waters of Wrightsville Beach. This tour is a spectacular way to see the waterways, barrier islands, and marine life surrounding Wrightsville Beach in North Carolina. Please note, beginning November 8, 2018 our Sunset Cruise will depart at 3:00 pm. Sunset Cruise guests should arrive at least 10 minutes early.
When you’re in Wilmington, try to survive a zombie apocalypse in this self-guided scavenger hunt. You’ll have to work with your team to find specific items, and also perform zombie-themed challenges to collect points. You’ll be chatting to your host the entire time, so you’ll have a bit of assistance, but mostly it’s up to you.
The captain works with the guest to design a custom outing based on his 30 years of cruising experience in the local area. With knowledge of the local sea conditions and coastal ecology. you build a custom experience. Typically, Guests experience:
* Offshore sailing
* Relaxing in secluded Anchorages
* Intracoastal Excursions
*Transits to Wilmington or Southport (return fee not included)
Tour de Wilmington is all about cruising around town while enjoying the sights! Join a group for a tour around Wilmington in the afternoon. During this one hour+ tour, we will guide you through some of the more popular streets in downtown, where you will be able to view Wilmington's best restaurants, bars, and shops. We will take you down some hidden bike paths all the way down to beautiful Greenfield Lake. At that point, we'll do some riding around the lake, where you can view beautiful surroundings and wildlife (birds and even alligators) and take in the scenery.
The Tour de Wilmington takes place every Saturday and Sunday afternoon from 2pm - 3:15pm. All tour attendees should arrive 20-30 minutes prior to 2pm.
This Night Rider Tour is for the adventurer at heart. When the sun goes down, we turn the lights on. This is not your typical "guided tour," that makes multiple stops. This night tour is meant for the adventure seeking enthusiast, touring through the quiet streets of Wilmington uninterrupted. We'll take you through some of downtown and then down to Greenfield Lake and ride the twisty, curvy bike lane and zig zag the path that will take you over wooden bridges and around the lake. You may just see a gator crossing the bike trail!
The Night Rider Tour takes place every Monday-Saturday evening from 6:30pm - 7:45pm and again from 8pm - 9:15pm. All tour attendees should arrive 20 minutes prior to start time.
Explore Wilmington while doing a self-guided scavenger hunt, where you’ll have to solve riddles and look for a list of items around the city in the most fun way. You’ll have a remote host that you can chat with the entire time you’re on the hunt. Another element is competing with other players by checking the app’s leaderboard.
Our very unique, immersive adventures are the only ones of their kind. We, unlike other companies, provide your very own remote, interactive, live host to assist and encourage you along through your phone. We are an Austin, TX-based global custom event design company offering scavenger hunts and other events in 300+ cities in North America and beyond. Our specially hand-crafted adventures are equal parts tour, creative challenge, detective hunt, and social experiment!
Guests get to discover in an alternate reality our favorite hidden gems off the beaten trail and creatively interpret fun art, history, and culture clues - for points! They get to enjoy fame and glory while appearing on our website’s international leaderboard, no matter what their score. They get to essentially race other teams in other cities, even if they don’t have competitors who have signed up in their city that day. Get ready to discover unusual oddities, laugh out loud, and make the experience your own!
While in Wilmington, book this Cape Fear River cruise and guarantee a fun time on the blackwater river. As you cruise, take in views of the nearby bluffs, as well as the native plants and wildlife. Listen to the onboard commentary as you make your way on the blackwater to learn about the area and the city’s history, too.
Explore Wilmington with Wacky Walks! Our scavenger takes you around the city to find items and perform tasks for points. You'll use an app on your phone that will allow you to collect points! Check the rankings during and after you play to see your score and compare it to others. All our Scavenger hunts have a live remote host to help along the way. Come out and explore with us in Wilmington.
In this fun Crazy Dash scavenger hunt of Wilmington , players will use an app to find objects in the city, in any order they want, to collect points. They'll also complete challenges for points. Players can see their score on the app's live rankings. All scavenger hunts have a remote host to help along the way. Crazy Dash is our easiest and most casual scavenger hunt. Come explore with us in Wilmington.
Electric Bike Rentals in Topsail Island at your fingertips; just a phone call or click away. We offer delivery and pick-up service (free locally or $10 for out-of-range area in North Topsail). Enjoy the best way to explore and get around the island while you skip traffic, save parking fees and feel the breeze on your face as your ride effortlessly. With “pedal assist” or “throttle assist” mode, choose the power level on your ride.
Once you get on an e-bike,you will not want to go back to a traditional bike…confirmed, by our customers!
The Carolina Runner is a custom-built 40-foot craft that includes a bar, blue tooth sound system, LED party lights, a loading ramp for easy shore access to Masonboro Island, complete modern toilet facilities, and many other amenities for groups up to 40.
Celebrate the magic of the season this year with Holly Jolly Hunt. Holly Jolly Hunt is an app based scavenger hunt that you can play anywhere of your choosing. Explore the city and look for holiday related items, both traditional and not so traditional. Take a photo through the app to score points for your scavenger hunt team. Perform fun, holiday challenges that will bring laughter to your team. See your score on the leaderboard compared to other teams from all over. Holly Jolly Hunt is guaranteed to provide lasting holiday memories. Whether you play with friends, family, or even co-workers, Holly Jolly will put a smile on your face for the rest of the year!
Let Capt. Jennings Rose of North State Guide Service take you to fish and explore the water around wrightsville beach! We are dedicated to ensuring you have a excellent experience on the water. Fishing trips, family outings, scenic cruises and dolphin tours; we've got you covered! Over 10 years of professional guiding experience
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