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Cap'n Rod's Lowcountry Shell Island & Plantation Tours

Open today: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Cap'n Rod's Lowcountry Shell Island & Plantation Tours
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“bald eagles”(48 reviews)
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Visit an unspoiled barrier island. Who knows what Mother Nature has in store? A lighthouse, eagles, dolphin, maybe even a turtle. You Plantation will​ have one and a half hours to leisurely stroll an unspoiled beach, accessible only by boat. Peace...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
711 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3625
+1 843-477-0287
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All reviews captain doug bald eagles boat ride conch shells great trip saw dolphins plantation tour myrtle beach historical facts story telling shelling trip great shells history lesson rice winyah bay highly recommend this tour fun tour
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were very happy with our boat excursion. Captain Doug was funny and very knowledgeable about the area. We saw a few beautiful bald eagles on our trip. Shell island was great! I found some very beautiful large seashells. On our way back from Shell...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 275tammyl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went out with a friend to go shelling. On the trip out the captain would stop the boat and talk, some times about the history of the area sometimes just joking around. It was interesting, although some "facts" given were not true. We spent almost...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank PattiG100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a riverboat tour for March 26 at 9 am 60 foot pontoon cover boat $80.00 for two people with restrooms and snack bar 3 hrs trip when we went to board was told we would all be going in a small fishing boat there...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sharonar523
Reviewed November 24, 2018

We took the last sail of the season. Friday 11/23, it was cold but so much fun! Captain Doug was very knowledgeable about the area and pointed out a lot of interesting areas and told details about them that you don’t hear or read about....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mtang072017
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

We loved the trip and Captain Doug. He is a great captain and an even better story teller. It was cold and windy but if yesterday wasn’t the last trip of the season I would go again today! The pic is Captain Doug and 4...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tammy V
Reviewed November 14, 2018

We went on the Shell Island and Lighthouse Tour. Great crew, very informative. There is no hurry. There is plenty of time to shell hunt and enjoy the scenery.Good day trip from Myrtle Beach.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pel12
Reviewed November 7, 2018

We took the Shell Island and Lighthouse Tour. Since it was a small group, the captain and first mate were extra attentive to all the guests. We learned a lot from the captain during his commentary. The total length of the entire tour was about...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Fred B
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Capt. Doug was nice, funny, and made the trip a blast. My wife and I were on our honey moon and they made it very special. We found lots of shells and had a nice picnic on the beech.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andrew B
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Went on this tour with friends. Ron was highly entertaining, great regional history stories as well as beautiful natural scenery where you seldom saw another person. Common to see bald eagles and ospreys, a great time at a terrific price. I would highly recommend this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sjriggi
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Our tour was set for October 9th at 12:30 pm. We left the harbor on time under partly cloudy skies. We were having a great time with the Captain giving us great information about the After about 20 to 25 minutes we encountered some very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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June 17, 2018|
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Response from JohnB5422 | Property representative |
Yes sir maybe bug spray as well We have water soda. Chips crackers and sweets for sale as well Your welcome to bring food with you as well
June 17, 2018|
Response from JohnB5422 | Property representative |
Cooler ok no wheels please towel sunblock possibly bug spray We have chips water soda crackers. Water for sale on boat
July 24, 2017|
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Response from lisabP9345XD | Reviewed this property |
It is rain or shine. The boat is covered and has side windows that roll down.