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Cap'n Rod's Lowcountry Plantation Tours

711 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3625
+1 843-477-0287
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Shell island, lighthouse and plantation tour

Great experience! The boat crew kept the trip lively and informative. A lot of Low Country history... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Bill R
Roanoke, Virginia, United States
via mobile
Worth It!!

I have wanted to go on a shelling and lighthouse tour for many years. I finally got to go... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Rebecca K
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711 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3625
+1 843-477-0287
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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Great experience! The boat crew kept the trip lively and informative. A lot of Low Country history. The weather could have been better, but Captain Doug made sure everyone stayed dry and warm. He did lose his hat. Good day trip!!

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I have wanted to go on a shelling and lighthouse tour for many years. I finally got to go yesterday and it was worth it and much more. Cap'n Rod knows his history and the waters of Winyah Bay. Our party of 7 ranged in...More

Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This was a great time. Capn Rod is a great guide. He knows his stuff and has a great sense of humor. Shell Island is beautiful and people collected a lot of shells and some driftwood. We saw bald eagles and dolphins as well. It's...More

Thank Zelda626
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Great day lots of shells friendly crew , toured a few plantations on the way back We saw eagles , dolphins and gators along the way

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Reviewed 21 May 2017

I wasn't too excited to go on a shelling adventure that the wife booked, but we had a great time! Captain Rod is a Georgetown historian and had many stories that were both enlightening and funny. Walking along a beach filled with shells was the...More

Thank ekck129
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Huge dose of history, shells, and wildlife! Many shells and driftwood are found on the island. We saw a dolphin, 2 alligators, 3 bald eagles, and several cranes. Cap'n Doug gave us a very amusing tour filled with history and humor, and despite being well...More

Thank PixieBaby1
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Captain Doug took us through the waters of Georgetown harbour and gave us a fact filled afternoon of interesting information and lots of history. We also had a stop at Hobcow Barony Plantation which was also interesting and laden with history. Thanks for a great...More

1  Thank Rob B
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The crew provided interesting historical facts about the area on the ride to and from the island. The island itself is beautiful. Laden with driftwood and plenty of shells. Best place to find them is in the water. Be aware that you need to west...More

Thank linda c
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Something for everyone. The. Grandbaby loved the shells,dolphins, bald eagles,and alligators . I am a historian and capt rod delivered with a comprehensive knowledge of the area. His family has deep ties to the area. Heard he may retire. You can't miss this

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Went on this boat tour with my fiancé. We were the last two tickets they sold for a full boat. It was informative and well worth the money. The tour started as soon as we were in motion. Cap'n Rod was telling the history of...More

Thank MarieM0903
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25 July 2017|
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Response from Lisa B | Reviewed this property |
It is rain or shine. The boat is covered and has side windows that roll down.
Marie I
25 April 2017|
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Response from Pat S | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they do Sundays. if you go on Capt Rod low country tours you can get the schedule. It is a great trip greatly recommend.
Nancy S
24 February 2017|
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Response from Phillip T | Reviewed this property |
He can stay on the boat with Captain Rod or if he wanted he could sit on the beach depending on how hot it is on your visit. But Captain Rod will let him stay on the boat and relax while everyone is gathering shells. Have... More