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Address: 1006 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
Phone Number: (843) 524-4422
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Nice, relaxing tour

Our family went out on this river tour and we really enjoyed it. At a price of $20/person it was pretty spendy for our whole family to go but, everyone really enjoyed it. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 24, 2015
New Bern, NC
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New Bern, NC
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Our family went out on this river tour and we really enjoyed it. At a price of $20/person it was pretty spendy for our whole family to go but, everyone really enjoyed it. The tour lasted about an hour & 20 min. About half way through the tour we found some dolphins and that was the most exciting part. The... More 

Thank TripleTBN
Mooresville, NC
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28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Capt Lawrence is the man! We had a fantastic 2 hour sunset cruise. Amazing scenery, great information, multiple dolphin encounters.......what a great way to complete a short getaway weekend in Beaufort. Highly recommended. Our group requested a trip to Parris Island - you should to!

2 Thank Sam B
Atlanta, Georgia
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49 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This was a very relaxing ride along the river and the guide told a lot of stories. We did see dolphins though it would have been nice to spend a lite bit more time in the area to get a better look at the dolphins. We did the early tour at 11 am. This was good as it was cooler.... More 

1 Thank KeldCNielsen
West Columbia, South Carolina
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48 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We enjoyed this river tour on our most recent trip to Beaufort. (Well, most of us. Our youngest acted like a hyena the majority of the boat ride. My apologies to our captain and the other guests.) We enjoyed seeing the houses, learning a little history, and watching the dolphins play. It is not a long tour or overly informative,... More 

2 Thank SoldByNicole
Beaufort, South Carolina
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I rode on the sunset cruise today narrated by Capt. Lawrence. It was an awesome experience. From the moment we stepped on the boat, I noticed that not only was I comfortable and had my shoes off, so were the other guest on the boat. Capt. Lawrence was Great. We were all friends by the end of the tour. We... More 

2 Thank India P
Beaufort, South Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We took an evening boat ride with Captain Lawrence and it was amazing!! He was very informative and so funny. We got to see dolphins, a turtle, Osprey nests, and many other wonderful sites along the tour. We would recommend this to anyone visiting the area and even to the locals as it was such a beautiful ride! We will... More 

5 Thank Katie W
Charlotte, NC
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80 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

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 

2 Thank sunrise8
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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42 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 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 

2 Thank Tosatraveler13
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39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 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 

2 Thank MillyVieques
Charlotte, North Carolina
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72 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
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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