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Captains Source Tours

520 Folly Road, Charleston, SC 29412
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Ranked #92 of 174 Activities in Charleston
Type: Boat Tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Owner description: The experience on the Charleston waterways is something that you do not want to miss! You really will see a different part of the area many don't get the opportunity to experience - ranging from spectacular views, unique wildlife, and incredible history. Whatever your boating needs - sightseeing, fishing, ecotour, history, sunset - you came to the right place with Captains Source! Captains Source only works with Licensed USCG Captains.

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Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

hired captain patrick crawford to take 5 children and myself on tour of charleston harbor for dolphin-watching this morning. felt very comfortable under his direction. he is a natural seafarer and was very patient with the children. offered historical facts, explained environmental concerns amongst the dolphins, fish, and birds. made me want to buy a boat. what a pleasure it... More

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Sweetwater, Tennessee, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We paid for a tour for 2 and instead we were on one that was for 5 people and watched the captain flirt the whole time with the women on the tour. So very disappointed. Never been so ignored in our lives. He just needed to quit flirting and do his job.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My family was visiting Charleston area and I looked for activities on Groupon. Came across the 2 hour sailing tour for 4 and booked a reservation. The weather was not cooperating for a few days and the staff was very amenable 2 re-booking our reservation-twice. We had a great morning sail with Captain Andrew and my 2 sons helped a... More

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Captain Jim Dodge was on time and very friendly. Knew his boat and the area very well. Great conversation, smooth ride and we had a great time. We are not new to the water or excursions of this type so I think we are qaulified to judge this trip. Would go again in a heartbeat! Would also recommend Captain Dodge... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Excellent day out in the harbor, we went out with Captain Patrick on the dolphin cruise in Charleston. We saw tons of dolphins, even baby ones with their mothers, and you get to go right under the Ravenel Bridge, and he takes you out to Fort Sumter as well. He's a very knowledgeable, friendly guy, and knew a ton about... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Our Captain (Patrick) was great. He was full of knowledge about Charleston, the wildlife in the harbor and he had a great sense of humor. He was great with the toddler on our cruise and made the trip really fun. We would absolutely take another trip with him and Captain Source Tours again.

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We were originally slated for a 7pm "sunset cruise". The weather was not looking good for the booked time so our captain had Captains Source call us and see if we could reschedule for an earlier one. We ended up going out around 6pm and pulled back in as the weather made a turn for the worse. Our captain's foresight... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I wanted to thank our captain, Patrick, personally. Not only was he productive (we caught a lot of sharks), informative (I learned quite a few things), humorous (especially with tales from winning the reality show "Top Hooker"), but I think most of all I appreciated the patience and coaching he showed my son, Joshua. He made it a truly special... More

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Franklin, Wisconsin, United States
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Better! Not totally sure what to expect, first time to Charleston and first boat tour! We were two of six people, they were a great group! Having watched Top Hooker we recognized our Captain Patrick which also made something to write home about! So exciting! We learned a great deal of history, saw lots of dolphins and enjoyed a beautiful... More

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Oakland, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

This was our second time using Captains Source for a fishing trip with my 9 year old. Could not have had a better experience. We started by catching all our bait fish about 50 in 10 minutes, then went on to catch 2 Redfish, one of them 45 lbs and 6 Sharks all but one was too big to bring... More

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