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Address: 1006 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
Phone Number: (843) 524-4422
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Good but not great river tour

We took this tour on a very cool November morning. We have ben on many river,harbor bay tours and this was was good but not great. The captain gave us the history about the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 19, 2014
Tosatraveler13
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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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Charlotte, NC
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68 reviews 68 reviews
10 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Captain Dick offers a tour of the river at varying times. We took the tour at 2:00 pm. Tour lengths vary slightly, but generally last from just over an hour to about an hour and a half. The boat (The Prince of Tides) is a large covered pontoon style. The tour is $20 per person, and tickets can be purchased... More 

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We took this tour on a very cool November morning. We have ben on many river,harbor bay tours and this was was good but not great. The captain gave us the history about the city, the intercoastal waterway,and the flora and fauna of the river. The scenery was beautiful too and we saw several dolphins and lots of birds. My... More 

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Vieques
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

Went with my husband on this pontoon boat tour of Beaufort and the Beaufort River. Captain Dick is very informative about many topics. We learned about the history of the city, the birds, the marsh, the river, the homes, and even got to see a mother and baby dolphin feeding. I recommend spending the $20 to see Beaufort from a... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We recently went on an evening cruise on the Prince of Tides with Captain Lawrence. The weather had been iffy all day, but he was great about communicating with the passengers and even took us out a bit early to try and beat the bad weather. Turns out, the weather was perfect for the cruise and we saw one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We rode on the Capt Dicks River Tour for an hour and a half cruise of the waterway in Beaufort SC. The boat Captain of The Prince of Tide was very knowledgeable and shared lots of information along the way. We saw a couple bottle nosed dolphin along the way.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had the opportunity to take a river tour of Beaufort on the Prince of Tides boat with Captain Dick. While he was knowledgeable of the history of the river and the city I would rate the tour as average. I don't fault them for the few dolphins we saw he did seem to favor the left side of the... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Saw a few dolphins - including a baby with her mother! I think some people expected to see dolphins like you would in an aquarium, but these are in the wild. The Capt was respectful of their space, which I liked. Learned a lot about the area and a little about the history of the area. All in all, a... More 

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Pumpkintown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

What a treat to find such an economical and at times historical tidbits thrown in as an added treat during the Prince of Tides the Harbour Cruise. The still pristine waterways that Captain Laurence traveled must be due in part to nature's tides that keep the boat traffic at bay from getting too close to the Historic Homes. (Lucky Home... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We booked the tour in hopes of seeing some dolphins, and though the sightings were sparse, mostly tails and a few fins, we understood as they aren't pets that can be controlled. The Captain was very informative and the information provided about some of the houses along the tour that have appeared in films was very interesting. Overall it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We did the sunset cruise for a birthday present for my husband. I reserved our space with a quick email. I had to chage the dates 3 times due to husbands military obligations and they were very accommodating. Very informative tour; the mate he brought on board told some stories about his great grandparents starting back around the Civil War... More 

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