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Cap'n Rod's Lowcountry Plantation Tours

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Address: 711 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3625
Phone Number: 843 477-0287
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Cap'n Rod's Tour

Its a relaxing tour and hearing the history of Georgetown is told by Cap'n Rod is sheer entertainment.

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La Vernia, Texas
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La Vernia, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Its a relaxing tour and hearing the history of Georgetown is told by Cap'n Rod is sheer entertainment.

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Commerce Township, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fabulous four hours of just good-ole' story tellin', laughin', and learnin' with the great Captain Rod! We saw dolphins and bald eagles and gators, got to the Shell Island and found quite a few neat shells -- but most of the really cute small ones were already inhabited by tiny hermit crabs so of course you leave them... More 

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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cruise was wonderful, and Cap'n Rod's stories were quite entertaining. He shared so much history of the Grand Strand region, especially the Georgetown area. We'll take his cruise again when our kids come to visit next year.

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cap'n Rod can sure spin a story. We only got to tour one of the plantations, but we got to see several from the boat. Cap'n Rod told us the history of the land, plantations, and families around the bay. It was a fun adventure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely loved this excursion! Captain Rod was extremely knowledgeable about history and nature and a riot to entertain us! We saw dolphins and countless alligators in their natural habitat. We collected shells from the beach until we couldn't carry anymore! It began to rain as we headed back to dock and he kept us onboard until it was okay for... More 

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Goldsboro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great way to view area's you can not see in your car. Cap'n Rod is amazingly knowledgeable of the history of the low country and its contributions to the development of our wonderful country. The brief stop for shelling was a hit with most on board. We even saw a GATOR. If you have a few hours to kill... More 

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Clear Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friends told us about this tour and it delivered. Captain Doug was entertaining and knowledgeable. "Shell Island" was a blast. Lots of shells of all sizes and types and they were easy pickings if you don't mind getting wet. For the best experience, wear your swim suit and wade in on the side of the island away from where the... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was looking for something new to do in Myrtle Beach. Took the light house and shelling tour. Choose this tour after talking to Ms. Fran. She was extremely friendly and helpful. Captain Doug was our host along with Ken, first mate. Captain Doug was very knowledgeable with history stories that kept the children's attention. Did get to see a few... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to do the plantation tour by boat. We enjoyed seeing the plantations and learning a lot about Georgetown and surrounding areas. The bald eagles and Ospreys and many other birds were a plus on our first tour. Learning about the eagles nests was really interesting. Now I love history and finding out about indigo and... More 

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Capt. Rod knows his history! So worth the money!! It was great to learn about American history, SC history and wildlife!! It was a relaxed tour and he made sure we saw Dolphins, bald eagles and an alligator. Kid friendly we took our 3,2 and 9 month old granddaughters and the loved it too!

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