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May River Excursions

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81 Calhoun St, Bluffton, SC 29910-7013
+1 843-304-2878
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Wonderful boat tour of the May River

Captain Chris was fabulous. A tour of the May River from the dock on Calhoun St. all the way around... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bill B
Poughkeepsie, New York
Round trip to Daufuskie - In Style with Sunshine

Booked a round-trip boat ride for our five night stay on Daufuskie Island. Captain Matt took us... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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May River Excursions operates out of Old Town Bluffton, SC on Calhoun Street. We offer a variety of boating excursions ranging from dolphin watching and shark fishing to heart-pounding watersports rides and instruction. Although excursions vary by interest you can expect to see all of the beautiful wildlife and learn about the local waterways on each trip.
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81 Calhoun St, Bluffton, SC 29910-7013
+1 843-304-2878
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Captain Chris was fabulous. A tour of the May River from the dock on Calhoun St. all the way around Palmetto Bluff and to Daufuskie Island. Very educational and you get a better sense of the May River's path and the islands. We went early...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a round-trip boat ride for our five night stay on Daufuskie Island. Captain Matt took us over on a gorgeous "chamber of commerce" type sunny day. He helped with all our luggage (including cooler and golf clubs.) We saw dolphins frolicking, oyster beds, graceful...More

Thank PMDow42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group enjoyed going out to see dolphins along the area off Daufuski Island. There were many dolphins to watch and learn a bit about their habits. We got a great history lesson by the Captain. He had lots of family information that has been...More

Thank yellowbirdVermont
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We took our children & grandchildren out and we had so much fun! It was during crab season so the captain was checking out crab traps along the way and our granddaughter was just thrilled!

Thank KyliesGrandma
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We were looking to go crab fishing during a vacation on Hilton Head Island. Due to last year's hurricane and extensive boat and marina damage, we had to look off island. We found May River Excursions in nearby Bluffton only 20minutes away. The lady on...More

Thank ginaoh
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Went on the historic tour with Captain Steve. Just four of us at $35.00/person. Was supposed to be an 1 1/2 hour tour, ended up being two hours of an enjoyable and educational river cruise. Steve can trace his family back to 1667, so he...More

Thank Rich D
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We did a day trip to Daufuskie and paid a bit more than the ferry for a trip more included towards natural spaces as well as the flexibility to set our return time. The shop/desk was friendly and helpful (Molly) and our captain (Stephen) was...More

Thank campamy
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We did the crabbing experience and took 5 small kids ages 10m to 10yr plus 3 adults. Had the entire boat to ourselves and the full attention of our very informative and down to earth captain and guide , Chris. He was patient and helpful...More

Thank jmhdunaway
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We enjoyed great rides to and from Daufuskie. All the May river staff and boat captains were friendly and easy to work with. The boat ride to Daufuskie is so beautiful. We enjoyed looking at all the wildlife along the way.

1  Thank Angela M
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely a blast! I'm a single mom with a family of 4 teenagers (14-19 years guy and girls)! We needed to book some fun and adventure but didn't want to hold back any serious fisherman-We have never been fishing let along shark fishing! Captain Tom...More

Thank Kramerk70
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Forrest H
17 October 2016|
Response from maryaiana | Reviewed this property |
That would be something you would have to ask him directly.
Dianna S
13 March 2016|
Response from hoosierhiker | Reviewed this property |
There were five people in our party...four adults and one child.