FOCUS ON – Port City Marina, Cape Fear River, Wilmington, NC
Port City Marina, A SALTY SOUTHEAST CRUISERS’ NET SPONSOR and newly opened for business, is located along the eastern banks of the Cape Fear River, in the heart of downtown Wilmington, NC.
Port City Marina
Truly in the `middle of it all’, the brand-new Port City Marina is your gateway to Historic Downtown Wilmington, North Carolina. We believe Wilmington is not just a stop on the way to your destination, Wilmington is THE destination. Don’t take our word for it, Wilmington was recently named the `Best American Riverfront in the Country’ USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice.
Port City is a protected, deep-water Marina on the Northeast Cape Fear River, equipped with state-of-the-art floating concrete wet slips. We have over 6,000 feet of linear dock space covering 10 acres of water. Our amenities include a full-service fuel dock offering Gasoline & High-Speed Diesel, private & secure bathrooms / showers, metered electric (30, 50, & 100 amp / single & three phase), free wireless internet, pet walking areas, daily trash pick-up, complimentary pump-out services for guests, and a marina store. Have a large boat’¦no worries’¦Port City Marina can accommodate boats 250 feet +. We offer daily, weekly, monthly, seasonal & annual rates. We are in the process of installing a large amphitheater on our fixed pier where we will host a range of events from cookouts to live performances. Also coming soon are two new riverfront restaurants, opening in the spring of 2016.
We can’t tell you about Port City Marina without bragging about our location. Our Marina is located in the heart of Downtown. Step off of your boat and onto the City’s Riverwalk which puts you within walking distance to all that Downtown Wilmington has to offer. You can eat at a variety of amazing restaurants, explore Wilmington’s scenic array of art and culture, peruse the locally owned shops and boutiques, enjoy some live music, or grab a drink at one of our rooftop bars’“ there is always plenty to do in Downtown Wilmington. Our marina is conveniently located just 3 miles from the ILM airport.
No matter what you are into ‘“ Wilmington has something for you! Wilmington has a variety of area attractions including:
Beaches ‘“ Relax at Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach or Kure Beach
History ‘“ Tour the USS North Carolina Battleship (visible from the marina), the Bellamy Mansion, and the Fort Fisher State Historic Site
Family Friendly ‘“ Spend the day at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, visit the Cape Fear Serpentarium, or take a splash at the Jungle Rapids Waterpark.
Parks ‘“ Enjoy one of the many parks in our area including Greenfield Lake, Carolina Beach State Park, Airlie Gardens, and the City’s new North Waterfront Park.
Arts & Culture ‘“ Browse one of the many downtown art galleries, the Cameron Art Museum, or take a tour of Screen Gem Studios where over 400 projects in the area including `Iron Man 3’, `One Tree Hill’ and `Sleepy Hollow’ have been filmed. And tons more.
Plan your next stay at Port City Marina
We realize your boat is a major investment and protecting your investment is just as important as maintaining it ‘“ that’s why you will find our friendly staff, well-secured marina, and ideal location makes Port City a great home away from home.
Directions: Enter the Cape Fear River at Southport, North Carolina. We are located on the Northeast Cape Fear River, approximately 20 miles north of Southport. If you are coming from the North on the ICW, enter the River via Snow’s Cut. We are located approvimately 12 miles north of where Snow’s Cut meets the river. Follow the Cape Fear River north. Along the way you will pass the NC State Port Facility, the USS North Carolina and the scenic downtown Wilmington riverfront. You will pass under one bridge, the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge. Hail the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge on Channel 18. The bridge has a clearance of 65 feet when down and 138 feet when raised.
Planning your next trip? Think about Port City Marina. Call us at 910.251.6151 and we’ll save a spot for you!
Port City Marina | 10 Harnett Street | Wilmington, North Carolina 28401
Latitude/Longitude (34Â°14’39″N, 77Â°57’05″W)