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2-Hour Nature Boat Tour with Certified Naturalist provided by Sandlapper Water Tours

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2-Hour Nature Boat Tour with Certified Naturalist

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Overview
With a certified naturalist on board this boat tour through the estuaries of Charleston Harbor, you’ll get all your questions answered. Step foot on Morris Island, admire the city skyline and coastline, and keep an eye out for bottlenose dolphins and birdlife. You’ll have the opportunity to pull up a crab pot for the catch of the day.
Highlights
  • Charleston Harbor cruise with landing on Morris Island
  • Hear expert commentary from a certified naturalist
  • Search for seashells and learn about native birds
  • Small-group tour is limited to 15 passengers
Important Information
Duration
2h
Inclusions
  • Boat
  • Guide
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Maximum is 15 people per booking
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Atraveler12@ wrote a review Jul 2020
50 contributions10 helpful votes
Captain Joe and Nick did a great job. Very informative and a fun, relaxing trip. Saw no dolphins which was slightly disappointing, but Morris Island and the shark teeth were very cool, and both kids and adults enjoyed it.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Carolinaboy2001, Owner at 2-Hour Nature Boat Tour with Certified Naturalist
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks so much for the great review. We really appreciate it. So glad that y’all enjoyed the nature tour and were able to see some shark teeth. We are sorry that the dolphins had a late night out and decided to sleep in during the trip. Hope to see you aboard the Palmetto again, when the dolphins are fully rested. 😉
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Jordan F wrote a review Jun 2020
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Our guide, Smiley, did great educating us on the history of the harbor and the different wildlife we encountered. We have a 2 1/2 year old son and he loved it and our guide did great interactions with him. We saw dolphins as soon as we left! And had a great time overall. Would
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Response from Carolinaboy2001, Owner at 2-Hour Nature Boat Tour with Certified Naturalist
Responded 24 Jun 2020
Wow. What an awesome review. Thank you so much! We are so glad that y'all enjoyed the Nature Tour. Smiley does a great job for us and we are so happy that you agree. We hope to see you aboard the Palmetto again soon.
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Heather M wrote a review Sep 2019
Dallas, Texas136 contributions27 helpful votes
I'm so glad we booked this tour! It was even a rainy day and we had so much fun! The naturalist told us a lot of facts about the animals and also about the history in the area. It was great for both kids & adults! I highly recommend this tour!
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from Boykin123, Owner at 2-Hour Nature Boat Tour with Certified Naturalist
Responded 3 Sep 2019
Thanks for coming out with us! You can still have fun on a boat when it's a light rain. We had a roof over our head! We hope to see you again in the future on a sunny day! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours
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Debbie M wrote a review Aug 2019
Isle of Palms, South Carolina1 contribution
Very enjoyable boat ride to Morris Island. We saw a group of Dolphins. Jenna was informative and Murrey was a great Captain.
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Response from Boykin123, Owner at 2-Hour Nature Boat Tour with Certified Naturalist
Responded 7 Aug 2019
Thanks for taking the time to write a review and coming out with us! We are glad you enjoyed the tour! We hope to you again in the future! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours
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Sara wrote a review Jul 2019
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The perfect boat tour for our young child. “Smiley” is knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and flexible. He captivated everyone’s attention, including our 2 YO. He is a natural with a group of diverse ages and interests. We saw crabs, dolphins, pelicans, cool shells and shark teeth.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from Boykin123, Owner at 2-Hour Nature Boat Tour with Certified Naturalist
Responded 21 Jul 2019
I love your headline! I'll tell Smiley! HE's a great naturalists and his enthusiasm is contagious! He's great with all age groups! Thanks for taking the time to write a review and coming out with us! We hope to see you next time you are in Charleston! We are glad you enjoyed the tour and "Smiley" Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours
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Z4384DAmelissaw
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Good time
Great to hear some history and hear about ghost sightings. The bridge story was sad but interesting.
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Tracy L
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Nice ride
We went out hoping to see Dolphins, which we didn't. They did take us to Morris Island and we got off the boat and
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rosmcbrideMidlothian
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Ghost Stories and Much More
This is an entertaining and beautiful way to experience the harbor at night. The narrator was entertaining with hi
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jackkB3285WY
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A great time!
Ed the tour guide was witty and informative. A beautiful tour of the a Charleston waterfront with many tales of cit
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chrissyscocoa
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Chucktown Waterways Southern Style - Get on this boat ride NOW if you dont own one...
Captain Robert was just exquisite with his knowledge of the sites & how smooth he controlled the boat. He was just
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PVH1984
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Great Cruise
Great fun, wonderful scenery. Would highly recommend this tour. Tricky to get to dock with all the construction n
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downtown1116
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Sunset Cruise
Had a great time with my husband. The weather was perfect and the wildlife was active during our cruise. Captain Ji
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lysialambert
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Great value for an amazing experience
Amazing! This is one of the best values in Charleston! Smiley was a wonderful guide telling us all kinds of histor
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Jstruthers
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Great trip
What a great trip....we loved it ...and the sunset was perfect! Would do this again! Thank you captain Phil and s
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sabrenayoung
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A fascinating trip in to the Holy City's past.
Great stories from the Holy City's past. Historically accurate and very interesting! Our trip was relaxing and the
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833asamis
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Cap Joe and Nicholas
Captain Joe and Nicholas, thank you very much for your amazing hospitality and fun cruise! We are so glad I reserve
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jennae275
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Relaxing and interesting
This was not scary, it was more of a relaxing trip and we learned about the city more. There were a couple of ghost
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skiingfalcon
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Beautiful cruise
The cruise is timed very well to capture the sunset over the three rivers. The naturalist guide gives a good over v
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stacys131
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Sucks.Forty Minutes After Start Time, Still Sitting in Port
I’m on this right now and want my money back. It’s 8:04 and we haven’t left even though the boat is half empty and
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Poskashflo
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Great tour!
2 hour sunset cruise around the harbor. Beautiful sunset. Crew was informative and friendly. Saw bridges, Fort Sumt
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