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Island Hopper Boat Charters

3 Mariners Cay Dr, Mariners Cay Marina, Folly Beach, SC 29439
(843) 906-4656
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Ranked #4 of 19 attractions in Folly Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Wonderful time. We saw several female dolphins with their babies. Amazing time. I would recommend to families and friends.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

Dolphins, crabs, shore birds, and a lovely walk on the sand bar. All in addition to a lovely boat tour. I was travelling with friends and four children (ranging from three to fifteen) and we all had a wonderful time. Highly recommend!

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Randy S, Owner at Island Hopper Boat Charters, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! I hope to see you all again next summer. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Our party of 4 loved this night. We had the boat to ourselves, a cooler full of adult beverages, and a great guide on the Folly River.There was something for everyone, our 2 adult daughters loved the dolphins, the summer night and the chilled beverages! We all enjoyed Morris Island, collecting a few perfect conch shells on the way, and... More

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Randy S, Owner at Island Hopper Boat Charters, responded to this review

Thanks Terry for the kind words. It really was a beautiful night for a sunset cruise ! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

We took the family out to Morris Island and had a wonderful trip. We stopped for dolphins many times for the kids to get a closer look, and enjoyed discussing Charleston.

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Randy S, Owner at Island Hopper Boat Charters, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review . Hope to see you again. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I am a Charleston local and had the pleasure to go on Capt Randy's boat last week. I have never spent much time on the Folly River and known just how narrow and shallow it can be at some points. As I was asking Randy if you just stayed in the middle of the River all the way to Morris... More

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Lakeside, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Captain Randy runs a very good charter service. He was responsive to my request for information via email, showed up on time with a clean (spotless) boat and a great attitude. Four adults and 2 kids (5 and 2.5) had a great time watching the dolphins, learning about the tides and walking on the beach at Morris Island. A bit... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

My friends and I chartered a sunset boat tour with Captain Randy while vacationing on Folly Island and it was hands down the best part of our trip! He was extremely friendly and knowledgeable and shared some great stories with us as we cruised around the gorgeous islands and waterways. He even surprised us by taking us into a cove... More

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Salina, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Although I had my doubts since the boat charter to Morris Island for shelling was a little expensive, it was totally worth every cent! We had the best time, and Captain Randy was fabulous with the kids! We got to see dolphins, he showed us some of his artifacts, and we spent almost an hour on the beach all alone... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

I had so much fun - such a memorable day! It was just great - everything was just georgius! Captain Randy was a great guide and added lots of fun! I can really recommend this boat trip.

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Canton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

While staying at the Tides Hotel in Folly Beach for spring break, Jay recommended Island Hopper Charter and Captain Randy as the best boat to bring us out to see dolphins. Captain Randy answered our call promptly and answered our questions. I am a paraplegic and, while he did tell me that his boat was not wheelchair accessible, he would... More

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