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Charleston Harbor History Day-Time or Sunset Boat Cruise
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Charleston Harbor History Day-Time or Sunset Boat Cruise

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See the Charleston Harbor by boat with a leisurely sightseeing tour along the Cooper River to Fort Sumter National Monument. This fully-narrated tour focuses on Charleston, South Carolina history from Civil War sites to antebellum houses and landmarks, passes under Cooper River bridges, and explores a waterfront that’s home to bottlenose dolphins and pelicans.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse
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Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse

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Cruise through Lowcountry tidal creeks and marshes en route to the uninhabited Morris Island on this boat cruise from the Charleston area. A private boat company launches from Bowens Island for the scenic ride through an estuary rich in biodiversity before a soft landing on Morris Island. Spend free time to taking photos of the historic Morris Island Lighthouse, combing for seashells, and looking out for birds, sea turtles, and dolphins before your return.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD56.00
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Private 2.5-3 Hour Sailboat Harbor Cruise

Private 2.5-3 Hour Sailboat Harbor Cruise

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See Charleston from the water, and enjoy a luxurious way to admire the sights, with this private sailing charter. This flexible experience is tailored to your preferences: pick your own departure time, bring aboard a picnic and drinks (or upgrade for gourmet catering), and request a photographer if you want to capture the moment. As you go, circle the Charleston Harbor, see landmarks like Fort Sumter, and enjoy a relaxing ambiance.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Charleston Harbor Sunset Cruise
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Charleston Harbor Sunset Cruise

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Watch the sun set above Charleston, South Carolina with a 2-hour sunset harbor cruise aboard a 45-foot motorized catamaran. Find a comfortable seat on deck, spot the landmarks of downtown Charleston and the waterfront, and watch for the dolphins and sea birds that thrive along the South Carolina shoreline. Enjoy a relaxing break from the city while spending a romantic evening on the water.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Narrated Haunted Ghost Cruise of Charleston Harbor
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Narrated Haunted Ghost Cruise of Charleston Harbor

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This Charleston ghost cruise brings you to the city’s spooky sites that can’t be reached on foot. Board a 45-foot catamaran and set sail on the Charleston Harbor, passing by the sites of pirate attacks, naval battles, and more. As you sail, your guide tells haunting stories of Charleston’s past.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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2-Hour Guided Kayak Eco Tour in Charleston
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2-Hour Guided Kayak Eco Tour in Charleston

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More than a welcome sight for sore eyes, the tidal marshes around Charleston are a hotbed for Lowcountry biodiversity. Keep your eyes peeled for sightings of wildlife such as Loggerhead turtles, bottlenose dolphins, and more as you paddle down Folly Creek en route to the tidal creeks that wrap around the Hammock Islands. This leisurely paced kayaking tour is capped at 12 participants for a more personalized experience.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Charleston Harbor Speed Boat Adventure Tour

Charleston Harbor Speed Boat Adventure Tour

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Get behind the wheel of an F13 speedboat for a guided tour of Charleston Harbor. Learn the basics of operating the speedboat from your guide, and then follow the guide boat past the Battery, under the Ravenel Bridge, to the USS Yorktown, and more, stopping for photo ops and to optionally change drivers. Small-group tour is limited to eight people or fewer.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston

Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston

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Ride a horse-drawn carriage through the heart of historic Charleston on a guided tour through the heart of the city. Soak up the old fashioned charm of cobblestone streets lined with antebellum houses, lush gardens, and landmark churches as you listen to stories about Charleston history, architecture, and culture.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Ghosts of Charleston Night-Time Walking Tour with Unitarian Church Graveyard

Ghosts of Charleston Night-Time Walking Tour with Unitarian Church Graveyard

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Uncover Charleston’s darkest secrets on an evening ghost and cemetery tour. Stroll through the atmospheric heart of the old city while an entertaining local guide regales you with tales of the dark deeds, restless spirits and supernatural phenomena that make Charleston one of the most haunted cities in America. Get exclusive after-hour access to the famous Unitarian Church Graveyard, where an overgrown southern garden surrounds historic plots said to be haunted by wandering ghosts.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Charleston History Sightseeing Bus Tour with Joseph Manigault House Option

Charleston History Sightseeing Bus Tour with Joseph Manigault House Option

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Travel back in time to discover one of America’s most historic cities—Charleston, South Carolina—on this guided sightseeing tour. Visit a plethora landmarks including Rainbow Row, the longest cluster of Georgian row houses in the United States; the Old Exchange Building, South Carolina's most historic building; White Point Garden, in the heart of Charleston’s historic district, with a spectacular view of Fort Sumter and many more. Upgrade option available to include a tour of the famous Joseph Manigault House, one of Charleston's most exquisite antebellum structures.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Hilton Head Island Dolphin Watching Nature Cruise

Hilton Head Island Dolphin Watching Nature Cruise

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On this dolphin watching cruise from Hilton Head, you have the chance to see wildlife, check out local landmarks, and admire the coastline as you cruise out on the Calibogue Sound and Atlantic Ocean. Your guide narrates the entire trip as you sail past Bull Island, the Haig Point Lighthouse, and more, all while looking out for dolphins, egrets, herons, and other animals in the wild.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Hilton Head to Savannah Round-Trip Ferry Ticket
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Hilton Head to Savannah Round-Trip Ferry Ticket

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Cruise from Hilton Head to Savannah on this Lowcountry day trip that’s packed with views. Relax on the open-air upper deck or air-conditioned lower cabin as you cruise through the Intracoastal Waterway, drink in hand from the onboard bar (own price). Then, dock in Savannah and spend a few hours of free time shopping, dining, and sightseeing before sailing back to Hilton Head.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Waccamaw River Nature and Wildlife Tour

Waccamaw River Nature and Wildlife Tour

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Explore the beautiful cypress-lined Waccamaw River, Intracoastal Waterway, and the creeks and swamps on this guided boat tour near Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Be on the lookout for birds and other wildlife that inhabit these southern waters that run along the refuge. The boat docks are located within Waccatee Zoo.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Daufuskie Island Guided History Tour from Hilton Head

Daufuskie Island Guided History Tour from Hilton Head

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Remote Daufuskie Island is accessible only by boat and remains largely undeveloped, despite its fame as the setting of Pat Conroy’s novel “The Water is Wide.” A guided tour makes the trip a cinch—this package includes round-trip ferry tickets, plus transportation between island attractions such as the First African Baptist Church and Mary Fields School, all visited with the benefit of commentary from your guide.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD115.00
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Hilton Head Island Daytime or Sunset Creek Cat Boat Tour

Hilton Head Island Daytime or Sunset Creek Cat Boat Tour

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Zoom around Hilton Head Island on a small, motorized "creek cat" boat during this guided tour. Get views of all the quintessential sights, as well as access to some smaller marshes and wildlife-rich areas. Enjoy the opportunity to operate your own creek cat under the supervision of a guide; multiple departure times available.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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2-Hour Private Hilton Head Dolphin Watching Cruise
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2-Hour Private Hilton Head Dolphin Watching Cruise

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Set out on a cruise from Hilton Head Island, South Carolina in search of Atlantic bottlenose dolphins. Board your private vessel and cruise past the Harbour Town Lighthouse and Daufuskie Island. While you sail, keep your eyes peeled for the playful dolphins as well as other local wildlife like bald eagles.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD340.00
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America's Cup 12-Meter Yacht Afternoon Sail from Hilton Head
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America's Cup 12-Meter Yacht Afternoon Sail from Hilton Head

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A sailboat cruise from Hilton Head is a peaceful way to see stunning Lowcountry landscapes without the noise of a moor. Join a captain and crew aboard a 39-foot long (12 meter) sailboat that competed in America’s Cup—head through quiet waters and past gorgeous scenery without the roar of a motor. You can even try your hand on deck and help out with the sails.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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2-Hour Private Hilton Head Sunset Cruise

2-Hour Private Hilton Head Sunset Cruise

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End your day in Hilton Head aboard a relaxing sunset cruise around the island and waterways. Board your private vessel and enjoy a calm ride on Calibogue Sound with views of Harbour Town and the area is awash in golden light. While you sail, keep your eyes peeled for several species of wildlife including the playful Atlantic bottlenose dolphin.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD399.00
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Charleston Water Taxi Cruise with Dolphin Sighting

Charleston Water Taxi Cruise with Dolphin Sighting

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Explore Charleston by water taxi with this convenient harbor cruise. Utilize quick and scenic water-based transportation to reach several popular landmarks including Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum and the Aquarium. Check out attractions like Joe Riley Waterfront Park and the Charleston Harbor Marina at your leisure. Keep an eye out for dolphins during the cruise.
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  • 1 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Charleston Sightseeing Day Trip with Lunch from Myrtle Beach
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Charleston Sightseeing Day Trip with Lunch from Myrtle Beach

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Enjoy a scenic journey to one of America's greatest historic treasures—Charleston, South Carolina, for a day of sightseeing, shopping, and dining. Experience the highlights of Charleston on a full sightseeing day trip from Myrtle Beach. Tour package includes a boxed lunch, a ride through the historic district in a traditional horse-drawn carriage, Charleston Harbor boat tour, a visit to Boone Hall Plantation with a guided tour, and a brief stop at the Old City Market. 
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
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Hilton Head Shrimp Trawling Boat Cruise
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Hilton Head Shrimp Trawling Boat Cruise

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Take part in an authentic Lowcountry travel experience with this shrimping tour from Hilton Head Island. Join a crew on board a fishing boat and head out on the salt marshes for a chance to catch shrimp and fish, and learn about the environment and wildlife as you go. After the trip, hang out and enjoy a day pass to the Sea Pines Resort.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hilton Head Guided Dolphin Watching & Sightseeing Tour via Mini Boat

Hilton Head Guided Dolphin Watching & Sightseeing Tour via Mini Boat

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Get out on the water in Hilton Head with this small-group mini boat tour. Follow your guide and drive your own mini boat, which can fit up to four people, to go in search of the best places for spotting dolphins. See popular local landmarks like the Harbour Town Lighthouse during this wildlife-focused itinerary.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD299.00
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Nature Boat Tour with Certified Naturalist in Charleston
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Nature Boat Tour with Certified Naturalist in Charleston

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Although Charleston may be more famous for its bars than its beaches, visitors would be remiss to overlook the Holy City's natural charms. Join a certified naturalist for a 2-hour nature boat tour through the waterways off Charleston Harbor, including a stop to explore the historical Morris Island. Throughout the tour, take in views of the Charleston skyline and spot wildlife like dolphins and seabirds with the help of your guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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90-Minute Private Dolphin Tour in Hilton Head Island
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90-Minute Private Dolphin Tour in Hilton Head Island

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This is your private boat taking you on an intimate tour to see dolphins in the wild, up close and personal! Just your group (up to 6 passengers) cruising the waters, watching dolphins eating, playing, and socializing. As a Low Country Master Naturalist, your Captain will provide an in-depth narration of the ecology around you detailing what makes Hilton Head so unique. You’ll get all the time you need to see these beautiful creatures as they spend their days cruising the Calibogue Sound. See Hilton Head’s storied landmark, the Harbourtown Lighthouse from the water. Cross over to the other side of the Sound and see Daufuskie Island. While on the Sound you’ll have a chance to glimpse other creatures that call the low country home; mobula rays jumping out of the water, spinner sharks breaching the surface, sea turtles coming up for a breath of air. Hundreds of species of birds that make their way through their migratory periods. This trip is a wonderland of wildlife to behold.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Charleston Harbor History Day-Time or Sunset Boat Cruise
"Had a great time and the boat ride was super nice. The crew were nice as well and shared some neat information. Would definitely recommend."..."
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Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse
"Great experience. Friendly staff. Great tour guides. I would definitely recommend. Don't miss this experience."..."
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Private 2.5-3 Hour Sailboat Harbor Cruise
"We had the most relaxing and beautiful sailing experience. It was a first time for all of us and I’m looking forward to the next time!"..."
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Charleston Harbor Sunset Cruise
"What an awesome evening: so much with Victor and Bob!! What a great experience! They were so entertaining!"..."
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Narrated Haunted Ghost Cruise of Charleston Harbor
"Great story teller!!! It was very interesting and kept us on the edges of our seats!! The boat was very comfortable, so we really enjoyed the cruise around the harbor as well."..."
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2-Hour Guided Kayak Eco Tour in Charleston
"Our guide was AMAZING! She was so informative, stopped so we could all watch the dolphins (including a tiny baby dolphin), and pointed out all the other wild life. It was beautiful, peaceful and so much fun!"..."
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Charleston Harbor Speed Boat Adventure Tour
"Graham kept us safe & made it fun! He was very knowledgeable & had a good sense of what we were looking for in this experience Would definitely recommend to others looking for a good view of the bay & somewhat adventurous"..."
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Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston
"The guide was informative entertaining and thoughtful !! All in all it was amazing!! I highly recommend"..."
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Ghosts of Charleston Night-Time Walking Tour with Unitarian Church Graveyard
"Big Joe did a wonderful job! He was very expressive and personable. He really got us into the stories while giving us laughs along the way. 😊😊😊😊😊"..."
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Charleston History Sightseeing Bus Tour with Joseph Manigault House Option
"The tour was excellent from beginning to end. Our tour guide Allen is a walking history book. He was very thorough in explaining the various historical sites of Charleston."..."
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Hilton Head Island Dolphin Watching Nature Cruise
"Great staff, we seen a lot of dolphins. Was a little rough in the open ocean. All I. All seen dolphins pretty quick in the trip!"..."
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Hilton Head to Savannah Round-Trip Ferry Ticket
"This was a great day trip while on vacation in Hilton Head. The Captain and crew were awesome. We were able to buy tickets on the ferry for a trolley tour of Savannah which was awesome. Highly recommend this adventure!"..."
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Waccamaw River Nature and Wildlife Tour
"Excellent tour so informative not boring at all betty and husband are great people a must do. Seen so much wildlife"..."
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Daufuskie Island Guided History Tour from Hilton Head
"Excellent guide (Captain Pete), who was widely knowledgeable about Daufuskie and local history…consistently kept the comfort and interest of the clients uppermost…"..."
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Hilton Head Island Daytime or Sunset Creek Cat Boat Tour
"We had a great experience and really fun captain Kaite did a great job I would highly recommend good family entertainment"..."
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2-Hour Private Hilton Head Dolphin Watching Cruise
"Beautiful comfortable boat and knowledgeable friendly Captain! We saw an abundance amount of dolphins & were educated on their behaviors and species. Saw lots of wildlife and learned about the areas history. Endless photo opportunities! Absolutely, beautiful views, relaxing ride and lifelong memories made! 💯 worth doing!"..."
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America's Cup 12-Meter Yacht Afternoon Sail from Hilton Head
"The crew was very friendly and we got to steer the boat as well. Veronica , Chase and Peter(the Captain ) are awesome people . Definitely recommend it . Got to see a couple of dolphins as well. We used our drone for a bit and we almost lost the drone due to battery issues . Chase helped us retrieve the drone from air before we lost it ."..."
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2-Hour Private Hilton Head Sunset Cruise
"We loved this! Our captain was wonderful and was very responsive to what we wanted. What a clean boat and wonderful time!"..."
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Charleston Water Taxi Cruise with Dolphin Sighting
"Nice view from the water. It was a hot day and this provided a view of the city and a break on the water!"..."
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Charleston Sightseeing Day Trip with Lunch from Myrtle Beach
"Seeing historic Charleston and listening to the carriage guide and the boat ride and seeing Boone Hall plantation and the gardens"..."
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Hilton Head Shrimp Trawling Boat Cruise
"Very knowledgeable, friendly, and we learned so much. From the houses to our ecosystems. Definitely will do this again!"..."
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Hilton Head Guided Dolphin Watching & Sightseeing Tour via Mini Boat
"Had an enjoyable trip with Jack. He shared history of the area and we saw dolphins in 3 different occasions."..."
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Nature Boat Tour with Certified Naturalist in Charleston
"Finding shark teeth on the beach,seeing the shrimp boat covered with birds and the boat tour was very nice and informative regarding history and local birds and mammals"..."
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90-Minute Private Dolphin Tour in Hilton Head Island
"Captain Mark was great. He knew the area and history quite well. We chose more personal type of excursion rather than being on one with several people."..."
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