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Island Hopper Boat Charters

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Address: 3 Mariners Cay Dr, Mariners Cay Marina, Folly Beach, SC 29439
Phone Number: +1 843-906-4656
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Island Hopper Boat Charters is a family owned and operated charter company...

Island Hopper Boat Charters is a family owned and operated charter company serving Charleston and Folly Beach since 1997. We offer private boat charters including lighthouse/ shelling trips, dolphin watches and sunset cruises. Capt. Randy Smith is native to the area and places great emphasis on safety and fun. Our primary goal is when you step off our charter, you and your family will have created a lifelong memory !

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Morris Island Shelling Tour

Randy was great! We went on the trip in the evening and the sunset was gorgeous. Lots of beautiful scenery. We got some really neat shells also. Would definitely recommend this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Gennie C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Randy was great! We went on the trip in the evening and the sunset was gorgeous. Lots of beautiful scenery. We got some really neat shells also. Would definitely recommend this trip!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Randy took us on a wonderful trip (eco/shelling). We saw dolphins, exceptional views and got so much information. The Morris island is of an unknown beauty. Thanks again for this marvellous trip.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Randy was a great guide! He was very knowledgeable about the history of Folly Beach and the areas landmarks. We all enjoyed his sense of humor and the fun of seeing dolphins in their natural habitat.

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Randy was a great tour guide for our little group of 6 (including 3 kids). Found great shells, spotted dolphins and many birds. Smooth boating too.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our whole family aged 68 to 18 months enjoyed this trip very much. It was a 2 hour trip on a speedboat which goes through the waterways out to Morris Island. We saw Dolphins on our trip which was just so special. Morris Island is good for finding shells, seeing fishes and loads of crabs. The waters around are not... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a "dolphin cruise" with Captain Randy today, and it was amazing. We saw some dolphins as promised, but the best parts were just being on the boat enjoying the beautiful views, and then stopping near the lighthouse and collecting sand dollars and shells and walking around. It was not like anywhere I've ever been. So cool. He... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip and Randy is super cool and easy going. The trip was wonderful for my whole family! We found so many huge shells, about a dozen sand dollars, and even a horseshoe crab (though my wife wouldn't let me take it). Plenty of dolphins swimming around the boat, and the best views of Morris island light house. Too cool,... More 

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chicago il
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

call Captain Randy and go on a private cruise today! It was great - we picked him bc of all the tripadvisor reviews...they were right. Randy was entertaining, informative and gave us a great cruise, even suggesting we go at low tide so we get a 'better cruise'. We ended up at Morris lighthouse. It was a great day!

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Rutherfordton nc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great tour, second year in a row. Remembered us from the previous year. Will definitely se him again next summer

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Captain Randy took the four of us (two adults, 5yo and 3yo) for a perfect relaxing sunset tour to Morris Island. He was very knowledgeable about the history and ecology of the area and just an all around great guy! We had a great time finding shells and sea life in the tidal pools on Morris Island and saw some... More 

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