Leland, North Carolina, is a great place to take in the outdoors any time of year. With a sunny, subtropical climate and easy access to nearby beaches, parks, wetlands, and the Cape Fear River, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Check out some of the best outdoor activities near you in Leland.
Only 5 minutes from Leland, NC, a river adventure to remember for a life time. Captain Charles Robbins, former wilderness guide in the Northern Rockies of Idaho,will be your river guide. He will take you on a river excursion to explore the backwaters of our local rivers to capture the beautiful wildlife up close. You will see the Colonial rice canals, Eagles Island, or travel the Black River to "3 Sisters Swamp" to see the oldest known living Cypress trees. Maybe you would like to go island hopping or take the alligator tour and experience the joy of seeing the amazing reptiles and birds of our area. You can do it all with Cape Fear River Adventures. Captain Robbins will teach you and your children the history of the area along with the skills needed to navigate the waters safely. Cape Fear River Adventures is located on the riverwalk downtown Wilmington between Orange an Ann St., just 5 minutes from Leland, NC.