Pastor David LutherThe Belle of Topsail


The Belle of Topsail is a 55 foot replica of an 1880's turn of the century riverboat that cruises the scenic waters of the North Carolina Intracoastal waterway and sounds. A unique experience of Topsail Island, with space to accomodate up to 49 passengers.

Each guest is able to enjoy a lower salon or an open air deck on top with a terrific view of the island and the Sounds. Experience the beauty of a North Carolina sunset from the waters aboard our very own riverboat. This peaceful, picturesque cruise along the waters of Topsail Island is the perfect ending to a hectic day.....or it could be the beginning of an exciting night!  
  • Dinner and a Show Cruises
  • Holiday Cruises
  • Corporate Events
  • Private Parties
  • Weddings
  • Rehearsal Dinners
  • Sunset Cruises
  • Captains Party Cruises

        Docked at 518 C Roland Ave. Behind Century 21 Action Real Estate just over the swing bridge in Surf City, North Carolina

518 C Roland Ave. (Back Lot)

Surf City, NC 28445

910 328-1621


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(Cruises are seasonal & subject to change call for info) Please arrive one half hour before each cruise. Reservations Recommended

no refunds 

THANKSGIVING DAY CRUISE! (see schedule for more info)

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 26TH 5:00- 7:00.  PAJAMA PARTY PHOTO SHOOT!Come over in your pajamas and have a drink at the dock! (bar will be open)  Need to get photos to promote our NEW YEAR'S EVE OLD FART PAJAMA PARTY CRUISE! 

PIRATE SANTA CRUISES FIRST ONE OF THE SEASON SUNDAY NOVEMBER 27 @ 2:00!  and then every SATURDAY Dec 3, 10 and 17  @ 1:00 (see schedule for more prices and more info)

BRING A DISH CHRISTMAS PARTY AT THE DOCK!  DEC. 8TH @ 6:00-8:00  Get in the Christmas Spirit with a Holiday Party on The Belle of Topsail.  no charge  Bring a dish and a canned good.  (beverages additional) 



Coming next season Pee Wee Pirate Cruise!

 Dolphin Search/Scenic Cruises 1 hour cruise.    $15 for Adults, $10 for Children 12 and under. Children 3 and under free. Join us as we search for Dolphin in the Intracoastal Waterway (While we cannot guarantee a sighting we sure have a good time looking for them!) Next available cruise Tuesday Oct. 4  @ 4:00


YAPPY HOUR Cruises!      Our dog friendly cruise!  Leashed and well behaved dogs welcome!  Ride with us and enjoy the waterway with your favorite pooch and Santa while we look for dolphin.  Sandra Harknett, a Certified Dog Trainer of Purrfect Pooches will be on board if you have any questions.  $15 pp.  Beverages available Next one Sunday August 21 @ 6:00

21 and Over Moonlight Cruises  Adult only Cruise.  we cruise the Intracoastal waterway, dance,  drink and have fun!  Lasts about 2 hours.   Must be 21 or over.  $15 pp. Drinks additional, Full bar available.  Next Cruise Saturday Dec 17 @ 5:00.   This is our Ugly Christmas Sweater Cruise.  $50 bar bill prize for ugliest sweater!

Captains Sunset Dinner Cruise @ 5:00 @  Come Party with the Captain and Crew! Join us for dining and dancing as we Cruise down The Intracoastal 2 Hour Cruise Includes Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail, Barbeque, Cole Slaw, Fajita Bar, Taco Bar, Vegetable Platter, Fresh Fruit, Baked Beans. Beverages Additional. Soft Drinks, Wine, Beer and Mixed Drinks Available. 

(Please make reservations by 1:00pm so we can plan accordingly)

$35 Adults, 
$25 Children 12 and under. Children 3 and under $10  

IT'S 5 O' CLOCK SOMEWHERE CRUISE!   Enjoy the scenic waterway with cocktails, cruising, music and fun! Full bar available. $15 for Adults, $10 for children 12 and under, Children 3 and under free. Next Cruise Tuesday Oct. 4 @ 4:00

 Sunset Captain's Dinner Cruise  and Pirate show on the water @ 6:00 p.m.  Memorial Weekend through  Labor Day Weekend Friday-Sunday ( last pirate cruises of the season).    2 hour Cruise includes Dinner and Pirate Show. Come be attacked by the Pirates of the Raven while you cruise the Intracoastal Waterway $40 Adults $30 Children 12 and under.  Children 3 and under $20(Includes dinner and cruise. Beverages additional) Same menu as Captains Sunset Dinner Cruise Call 910 328-1621 for Reservations 

One hour Pirate Cruises with water cannons and black powder cannons $20pp  Children  3 and under $10.  Last on of the Season Sunday September 4 @ 4:00.  Memorial Weekend through Labor Day

(All children must be accompanied by an adult.)


  And for those scoundrels that dare,  PIRATE SCHOOL on the Raven! (In conjunction with Pirate Cruises) Arghhh Mateys:

Do you kids dare to step aboard the pirate ship of Topsail Island?  Are you brave enough to take a cruise with pirates in the blue waters of Surf City, NC?  If you dare to go on this cruise you will observe pirate battles and hear thundering claps of cannon.  Will you be forced to walk the plank?  Will you sail out to sea?  Will you return safely to the dock?  Only brave mates will find out.

 Whether ye still be getting yar sea legs on or whether ye be a swashbuckling buccaneer, ye can benefit from Pirate School aboard The Raven. We be floggin the scurvy-infested landlubber outta ya. We be workin’ together for one common goal: treasure.

1) Will be given a Pirate name
2) Will get to" drive "The Raven
3) Swordplay ( gets a  sword)
4) Cannon "shooting" lessons 
5) Plus, they’ll get to be a part of the show!
Limited to 6 people Cost is $30pp

Private Cruises on the Pirate Ship RAVEN.  Limited to 6 Scallywags!  Bring your own food and beverages.  $300 


Dolphin Watch Cruises:    1 Hour Cruise down the Intracoastal Waterway.  Join us as we search for Dolphin and other wildlife.  Cruise is narrated with history and culture of the Island.  Next Cruise Monday September 5 @ 4:00

$15 Adults
$10 Children 12 and  under, 2 and under  free.







For Reservations and Information

Phone: (910) 328-1621
FAX: (910) 328-3323

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