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Bulls Island Ferry

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Address: Garris Landing, Awendaw, SC
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Well worth the trip!

During our visit we went straight to the bone yard on the beach and enjoyed the sights and photo opportunities. Did some shelling on our way back to the boat dock and seen a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
53ram2016
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Awendaw, South Carolina

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Awendaw, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

During our visit we went straight to the bone yard on the beach and enjoyed the sights and photo opportunities. Did some shelling on our way back to the boat dock and seen a mother alligator and 4 young baby's sunning them selves as well as a snake and another alligator near the path. There is a wide verity of... More 

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East Boothbay, Maine
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a terrific day today taking the 12:30 ferry. Dolphins, birds and a great talk from Will on the way out about the area and its wildlife. We brought our bikes and rode to Boneyard Beach. It was an easy ride seeing plenty of birds and alligators. Will and Nick let us know the best routes to ride so... More 

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east windsor, nj
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of my favorite days ever. The weather was beautiful. The boat ride to the island was beautiful and I learned soooooo much from captain Will. In addition, dolphins were with us mosdt of the ride. And I mean right next to the boat!!! Will gave us so much information about the estuary, the island and about all... More 

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Thank melbre
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2017

A very interesting experience. I am glad I was here in the winter. It was high 60s and I don't think I could have done it in the summer. Great information from the crew, thoroughly enjoyed myself.

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1 Thank Linda C
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

Took the Saturday Winter scheduled Ferry with Costal Expeditions to Bulls Island. Best roads in the state. Felt comfortable leaving my car for the day! 30 min informative ride with Will and Nick! Naturalist that love there job. Makes me rethink my job... cause their office is spectacular! Dolphins joined in the fun to and from the island wowing all... More 

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1 Thank Deanna R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing time today! It was cold about 55 but great! Our teenagers loved the experience! We saw tons of wild life, had a picnic on the beach, and learned a lot of cool things! It's not cheap- but it was worth it for a day of family time!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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102 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Great spot for shelling, lots of walking. The Coastal Expeditions folks were great, easy to book, easy to confirm the trip, then on the day of the ferry, the guys were nice, friendly, very informative. Great examples/samples of finds on the island were on the boat for the kids to see and look at. Boat was large, covered roof. I'd... More 

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Albuquerque
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50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

the day was cool and light breeze. This is not a typical tour bus destination as stated by our tour guide and I soon found out why, at Garris Landing our guide Gates met us and we boarded the ferry to Bulls Island. The is an estuary and no vehicle allowed on the island. lots of mosquitoes. walk to beach.... More 

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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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127 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

With 1 week after the hurricane we went we out of town cousins to the Bull island ferry trip. Out on the island it would seem there was never a hurricane what a great day. From the very beginning with our captain and his tutorial which was first rate I couldn't have thought of a better way to entertain out... More 

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Awendaw, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Great unspoiled beach, bring sunscreen, hat , and your own beverages. Nothing to purchase here. Shell collecting, walking, wild life every where. This is a nature lovers dream spot. Nice boat ride to get there.

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