FUN THINGS TO DO

Nature/Harbor Tours
Fun Things to Do

Nature/Harbor Tours

Bull Island Nature Tour
A leisurely 30 minute passenger ferry ride with a naturalist takes you through rich salt water marsh creeks, home to dolphins, egrets, pelicans and herons. Relax and enjoy the scenery within South Carolina's most pristine wilderness, 64,000 acre Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge. Disembark on Bull Island, a 6 mile long island managed for endangered and threatened species such as the Red Wolf, Wood Stork and the Loggerhead Sea Turtle. Stroll through protected maritime forest along sixteen miles of footpaths. Enjoy the most fabulous stretch of beach along the East coast including "Boneyard Beach."
Contact:
843-884-7684
www.coastalexpeditions.com/ferry.htm

Cap'n Rod's Lowcountry Plantation Tours
Pontoon boat tours on the beautiful lowcountry rivers and creeks, adults $20, children $15.
Contact:
705B Front St.
Georgetown, South Carolina 29442
Phone: 843-477-0287
www.lowcountrytours.com

Black River Outdoor Center & Expeditions
Canoe and kayak rentals, sales, naturalist guided tours of blackwater cypress-tupelo swamps, saltwater marshes, plantation creeks and canals, and Historic Georgetown Harbor.
Contact:
21 Garden Ave., Hwy 701 North Georgetown, South Carolina 29440
Phone: (843) 546-4840
www.blackriveroutdoors.com

Brookgreen Gardens
A showplace of art and nature developed in the 1930s by Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington on the site of four colonial rice plantations. Over 550 pieces of America's finest 19th and 20th century sculptures, by artists such as Frederic Remington, Daniel Chester French and Mrs. Huntington, are exhibited among 2,000 species of plants. Native animals and birds can be seen in a wildlife park, and special guided nature cruises and kayak trips wind through the tidal creeks and abandoned rice fields for a closer peek at the area's history and wildlife. Open M-Su 9:30am-4:45pm. Closed Christmas Day.
Contact:
US 17 South
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina 29576
Phone: 843-235-6000
www.brookgreen.org

Hobcaw Barony Visitor Center
Hobcaw Barony, a natural preserve and wildlife refuge, is also the winter residence of presidential advisor and Wall Street millionaire Bernard M. Baruch. Open to the public through guided tours, you see the 13,500 sq. ft. mansion he called home and where he hosted such visitors as President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Sir Winston Churchill. Other stops in the 17,500-acre refuge include the grounds and stables of Bellefield Plantation, a ride through the only existing slave street left on the Waccamaw Neck, and a stroll along a salt marsh boardwalk. The Visitors Center features a small nature/history museum with two alligators, a saltwater touch tank, a touch table, videos and many other exhibits to entertain adults and children. Please call for more information.
Contact:
22 Hobcaw Road
Georgetown, South Carolina 29440
Phone: 843-546-4623
Fax: 843-545-7231
Email: hobcawbarony@ftc-i.net
www.hobcawbarony.com

Tall Ship Jolly Rover
Set sail with the crew of the Jolly Rover on our historic harbor tours into the scenic waters of Winyah Bay.
Contact:
733 Front St., P.O. Box 2047
Georgetown, South Carolina 29442
Phone: 843-546-8822
www.rovertours.com

Georgetown Coastal Adventures, LLC
Fish Winyah Bay, North Inlet, North and South Santee Rivers and Bulls Bay. Catfish trips on the Santee River, river and bay Cruises, river back water and Barrier Island site seeing tours, on board seminars.
Contact:
P.O. Box 8394
Georgetown, South Carolina 29440
Phone: 843-546-3543
www.worldwidefishing.com/southcarolina/b1541

 
 
 
 
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