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Barrier Island Beach and Wildlife outing

Barrier Island Beach and Wildlife outing

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With more than 45 miles of uninhabited and protected Atlantic coastline, the Georgetown area has dozens of secluded and untouched beaches. Winds and waves routinely alter the landscape of these natural shorelines while continually replenishing the ample supply of driftwood and shells. Barrier island beaches also host nesting Sea Turtles and a wide range of protected birds. Avid shell collectors and diehard beach lovers will appreciate the remoteness of these beaches. Most days, you will be the only footprints in the sand. Beach and Shelling trips are available year round, and should be scheduled around a low tide.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$315.00
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$315.00
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Beaufort River History Cruise with Dolphin Watch

Beaufort River History Cruise with Dolphin Watch

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Small group and socially-distant. This boat tour combines sightseeing with history and nature. Travelers will have the opportunity to see Beaufort from the water. They will experience the town through the viewing of historical sites in the Beaufort River. The river is essential to the history of Beaufort. The traveler will also have the opportunity to view wildlife and experience nature. Tours include viewing of dolphins and marsh life. What makes Tidal Tours most unique is the affordability of a small group/private boat charter and the ability to cater to the traveler's exact desires. The traveler can discuss with the captain exactly what they would like to do.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$266.67
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Fort Sumter Admission Ticket & Self-Guided Tour with Roundtrip Ferry Shuttle

Fort Sumter Admission Ticket & Self-Guided Tour with Roundtrip Ferry Shuttle

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Visit historic Fort Sumter in Charleston, the site of the battle which signified the start of the American Civil War. This tour is provided by the only operator within the city that includes both round trip ferry service in addition to entry into Fort Sumter. Enjoy a scenic 30-minute cruise each way along Charleston Harbor from two convenient departure locations, Liberty Square and Patriots Point. On the way, view top Charleston sites such as Rainbow Row and the Battery from your ferry. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by National Park Rangers who will relay stories of America's deadliest war before your 1-hour self-guided tour of Fort Sumter National Monument. Make sure to leave time for a stop at the museum and souvenir shop before making your way back to Charleston or Mt. Pleasant.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$24.00
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Daufuskie Island Guided History Tour from Hilton Head with Ferry Transportation

Daufuskie Island Guided History Tour from Hilton Head with Ferry Transportation

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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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$95.00
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$95.00

Hilton Head to Savannah Round-Trip Ferry Ticket

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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.18
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Hilton Head Shrimp Trawling Boat Cruise

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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$43.44
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America's Cup 12-Meter Yacht Afternoon Sail from Hilton Head

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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$52.95
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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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$79.90
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$79.90
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2-Hour Paddle Board Eco Tour of Charleston Lowcountry

2-Hour Paddle Board Eco Tour of Charleston Lowcountry

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Exploring Charleston’s tidal marshes by stand up paddle board increases your chances of seeing wildlife hiding among the reeds while providing a fun and challenging activity. First-time paddle boarders love the personalized instruction and attention from your guide, while just about everyone appreciates getting close to dolphins, turtles, and more in the wild.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.21
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Charleston's Tidal Creeks Eco Boat Cruise with Stop at Morris Island Lighthouse

Charleston's Tidal Creeks 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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$51.09
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2-Hour Guided Kayaking Eco Tour in Charleston

2-Hour Guided Kayaking 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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$48.21
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Hilton Head Creek Jet Ski Tour

Hilton Head Creek Jet Ski Tour

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Experience this adrenaline filled fun as you zoom past Harbourtown, Daufuskie Island, and through quiet backwater creeks (that even most locals have never been through!) Enjoy the fun as you jet ski and take in beautiful SC nature and wildlife! You have chances to see heron, pelican, dolphin, sting ray, turtle and osprey!
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$131.95
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Hilton Head Guided Mini Boat Dolphin Watching Tour

Hilton Head Guided Mini Boat Dolphin Watching Tour

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Drive your own mini boat while our experienced guide leads you to the best places for spotting dolphin! These super fun and comfortable mini boats are easy to drive and can fit up to 4 adults! This tour is designed to show you lots of dolphin while you have a blast driving your own mini boat!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$250.00
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Hilton Head Guided Creek Cat Dolphin Eco Tour

Hilton Head Guided Creek Cat Dolphin Eco Tour

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Cruise around Hilton Head Island on an incredibly fun, 2-hour, guided adventure. The focus is on dolphins and nature and there's no better way to see more amazing sights and wildlife than on these amazing boats. A professional guide will lead the way, explain the ecosystem, and navigate toward beautiful Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin while you operate your own Creek Cat! Sights to see include Harbourtown, South Beach, Daufuskie Island, and more!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$126.63
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Private Hilton Head Dolphin Watching Tour with Waterfront Dining Stops

Private Hilton Head Dolphin Watching Tour with Waterfront Dining Stops

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This tour will be the family memory you’ll always remember! You’ll depart from Palmetto Bay Marina and enjoy this fully narrated tour by our licensed captains explaining the ecosystem, wildlife, and Hilton Head in general! We’ll show you the beloved Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins in their natural environment! Along the way, we will make 2-3 stops at exclusive waterfront restaurants! You will have time to sample local Hilton Head/Daufuskie Island cuisine!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$413.02
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Private Hilton Head Island Dolphin Watching Tour

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Private Hilton Head Island Dolphin Watching Tour

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Combine an excursion to see Atlantic bottlenose dolphins in their natural environment with personalized attention on this private tour. Depart from the Palmetto Bay Marina in a boat headed for the dolphins' swimming and hunting grounds with a guide, who will teach you all about their biology and behavior. Having a dedicated guide means you can ask plenty of questions as you travel.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$286.23
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$304.04
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Hilton Head Island Guided Creek Cat Eco Tour

Hilton Head Island Guided Creek Cat Eco 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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$129.49
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Schooner Sunset Sail on Charleston Harbor

Schooner Sunset Sail on Charleston Harbor

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Watch the sunset from the water on a 2-hour evening cruise aboard an 84-foot (25-meter) classic tall ship. As the crew hoists the sails of the schooner, you'll glide through Charleston Harbor to enjoy the glow of twilight over one of the oldest cities in the U.S. Drinks are available for purchase on board.
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  • 2 hours
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$68.50
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Hilton Head Pirate Ship Adventure Sail aboard the Black Dagger

Hilton Head Pirate Ship Adventure Sail aboard the Black Dagger

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Embark on a nautical adventure aboard the Black Dagger pirate ship, which transforms kids into little pirates for a treasure hunt on the waters of Hilton Head. The crew provides kids with pirate costumes and pirate lessons before setting sail in search of treasure. This family-friendly cruise has a choice of several departures in the morning and afternoon, making it easy to fit into your schedule.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.90
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Charleston Harbor History Day-Time or Sunset Boat Cruise

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 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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$34.72
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Hilton Head Pirate Ship Adventure Cruise aboard the Black Sparrow

Hilton Head Pirate Ship Adventure Cruise aboard the Black Sparrow

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On this Hilton Head pirate cruise, let your inner buccaneer out to play as you set sail off the coast of Hilton Head Island. This cruise was specifically created for kids and includes fun details such as face paint, pirate gear, and fake tattoos so you can look the part, plus water cannons for a blast of entertainment.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.77
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Charleston Harbor Sunset Cruise

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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$40.00
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Private 2-3 Hour Charleston Sailing Charter (Sunsets & Day Sails)

Private 2-3 Hour Charleston Sailing Charter (Sunsets & Day Sails)

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We are a family owned sailing charter business. Come enjoy a day of sailing and seeing the historic sites of Charleston from the water in a 36' Beneteau Sailboat. We offer hourly, daily, or customized tours according to your desires for up to 6 guests maximum (USCG Rules & Regulations). Sit back and relax while a professional crew caters to your every need on your private yacht. Most tours are 2-3 hours in length and circle the entire Charleston harbor before returning to the docks where you boarded the vessel. Bring your favorite beverages, a picnic, or you can also request gourmet catering to fit your desires. A professional photographer can be requested as well. If you are looking for a romantic evening we can accommodate with a 3 hour sunset sail with downtown Charleston in the background. We want to make sure you have the 5 star experience you deserve and will do everything we can to ensure this. Book now to enjoy the Charleston views from your privately chartered yacht!
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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$330.00
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Charleston Harbor Sunset Cruise

Charleston Harbor Sunset Cruise

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Get away, take a break as you cruise with us on this little slice of paradise. Our Tiki cruise tour will give you a Polynesian island feel while enjoying the historic waters of the lowcountry.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.67
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