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Address: 1027 Oceanview Rd, Charleston, SC 29412
Phone Number: +1 843-270-4464
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This private 2 hour boat adventure is what Charleston is really all about!...

This private 2 hour boat adventure is what Charleston is really all about! I'm a native captain, so we'll glide through the uncrowded backwaters of the most pristine estuaries in the country. We'll learn to harvest oysters, catch shrimp and identify local shore birds. Next, we'll find the Bottlenose Dolphins. Having them swim next to the boat is exciting, but if we find them feeding in the shallows it's spectacular! Our next destination is Morris Island where I'll teach you about its rich Civil War history as well as my own family ties to it. We'll then walk its shores looking for shells and artifacts as the sixth oldest lighthouse in the nation serves as our backdrop! So as you can see we have something for everybody on this trip. The dolphins are always here, the beach is loaded with shells, and if you listen hard enough you just may hear the roar of cannons from the past. So come on and join me! You never know what washed up the night before...

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Fun and informative tour

My husband and I were in the Charleston area for our 31st anniversary and based on TripAdvisor reviews, we booked this tour. The trip was so much fun, and also relaxing and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 24, 2015
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

My husband and I were in the Charleston area for our 31st anniversary and based on TripAdvisor reviews, we booked this tour. The trip was so much fun, and also relaxing and informative at the same time. We love nature and saw an abundance of birds, water "critters" and dolphins! Gresh knew a lot about the area and its history.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed going out with Capt. Gresh and not only seeing dolphins, shell covered beaches and catching shrimp and other fish - learning of the history in the area from a native who has lived here for generations was an unforgettable treat! We would recommend this private boat tour to anyone interested. It was well worth it!

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1 Thank FunTimes5
OKC, OK
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Captain Gresh is very willing to share his wealth of knowledge about the Eco system of the salt marshes, shrimping, oystering, wildlife, and the best part: his family history as an 8th generation Charlestonian! We were thrilled with this tour and learned so much. You will have a Wonderful time with Captain Gresh- this is a MUST DO- dolphins playing... More 

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Nashville
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Our hotel concierge, Kevin McQuade from the Courtyard by Marriott, Charleston, suggested we take this tour. My daughter and I met Gresh at the dock near Folly Beach and boarded his boat for the most beautiful and peaceful river tour through the low country marsh. On the way, we learned about the history of the area. We ended up at... More 

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2 Thank MissJuly
Findlay, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

We took the 5:00 tour out to Morris Island. Saw lots of different birds, dolphins and actually got to see them strand feeding on the mullet fish. Captain Gresh knew right where to go and would turn the boat around to show us one amazing sight after another. I would not hesitate to book another tour with Captain Gresh if... More 

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Evans, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

my husband and I took Captain Gresh's tour and it was fantastic! It was a private tour filled with dolphins right next to the boat, a visit to Morris Island to see the lighthouse and a stop to catch some shrimp! Captain Gresh shared stories and gave us some great information on the local history. I would recommend this tour... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

We chartered with Captain Gresh to see dolphins strand feeding. We went out, and mid-way through the charter, we saw this wonderful, natural phenomenon happen. Amazing. We went a second time and had pelicans fly out in front of the boat. This time, the dolphins came to play--swimming, really showing off, all around the boat. Captain Gresh's knowledge of the... More 

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Smyrna, Georgia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

Great time! The captain is phenomenal - very personable and knowledgeable. He talks enough to tell you the interesting information, but also sits back and just let's you enjoy the ride. We saw dolphins twice on the trip, caught shrimp, and found gorgeous shells. It was a great time and definitely worth paying for - lots of fun! Note: If... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I bought a last min ticket for Capt Gresh 2 hour tour and absolutely loved every min of it. Capt Gresh is very knowledgeable about the history and provided very interesting facts, the walk on morris island was amazing and you can imagine the battle there, the only thing I would do different would be to book... More 

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2 Thank Lorie W
TN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

Cpt. Gresh was very knowledgeable and very accommodating. We enjoyed seeing the Dolphins feeding and found many beautiful shells on the beach. Although lighthouse was a short distance away, it was as close as possible. This is a great tour! A genuine local who loves the waters in and around Charleston.

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