Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse

177 Reviews | Charleston, USA

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2 hours 30 minutes (Approx.)
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Overview

Enjoy this 2.5-hour small-group boat cruise through the treasured tidal creeks of Charleston, South Carolina. This tour includes up to an hour long stop on the beautiful Morris Island, during which you can set out on foot and explore the pristine beach, collect seashells, hunt for sharks teeth, and enjoy the beautiful views of the historic lighthouse. On your way to and from the island, your naturalist captain will share information about the local ecosystems and history. Your captain will also point out and describe any wildlife seen along the journey, including Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, wading birds, pelicans, sea turtles, and much more! 

Highlights

  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water

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Average 4.95 out of 5 stars based on 177 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse
Austin_T, Jan 2022 Verified
It was a fun boat ride to the Atlantic Ocean. Saw a bunch of dolphins which was awesome. Dallas is an excellent tour guide.
Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse
Stephany A, Jan 2022 Verified
This was something I wasn’t so sure about booking but ended up being the best thing we did all week. So much fun and so interesting! Captain Tripp knows his stuff and he made the trip so enjoyable.
Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse
Kelly W, Jan 2022 Verified
Wow, what a fantastic experience!! We booked this kind of last minute but it was the highlight of our Charleston trip! It was overcast and a bit windy this day, but that didn’t affect a thing. Captain Luke was incredible. He answered all of our crazy obscure questions with ease and familiarity. He was funny! We found ourselves hanging on his every word during his educational mini lectures. His delivery was perfect and his maneuvering of the boat was expert. We learned a lot and really felt the history and beauty of the marshes and islands. We found shells on Morris island and walked along the shore. Honestly I could recommend this more. I’d go again any day. What a fantastic trip and a great guide. Loved everything about it.
Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse
Kelly_W, Jan 2022 Verified
So worth the time and effort! Captain Luke was amazing. So knowledgeable and funny - he answered all of our questions with ease and skill. I couldn’t recommend this trip more. It was enlightening and relaxing and fun. We learned and lot and gained new appreciation for the Charleston waterways and islands. Incredible time. Fantastic for everyone.
Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse
jamieoRN, Jan 2022 Verified
Tour guide Josh was passionate about the area and was a wealth of knowledge. Morris Island has TONS of shells, more than any of the public beaches around the area. We saw many dolphin along our waterways too.
Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse
DivineDiner77, Jan 2022 Verified
My husband and I went on the Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise. It was great! Captain Josh was very knowledgeable and a very pleasant guide. He shared a lot of information on the ecosystem that was very interesting. He was excellent when answering questions. We saw many dolphin and spent an hour on Morris island. The whole process was simple from buying tickets through TripAdvisor to parking and finding the boat. It was a highlight of our trip!
Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse
Linny0518, Jan 2022 Verified
Enjoyed being on water, perfect December weather, knowledgeable guide (Josh) and we saw SO many dolphins! Be sure to bring a jacket in the winter months.
Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse
614anitah, Dec 2021 Verified
Our guide, Luke, was excellent, very informative. Morris Island was great to walk around collecting sea shells and viewing the lighthouse. Fortunately we saw dolphins. We would highly recommend.
Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse
Cruiser800668, Dec 2021 Verified
This was an intimate cruise I. A smaller boat carrying 17 people. Josh our guide was great! He was personable, extremely knowledgeable, truly cares about the ecosystem and shares that love as a very professional guide. It was relaxing, engaging, and we saw so much wildlife. I highly recommend this trip if you appreciate nature and want to spend 2.5 hours immersed in the beautiful marsh and beaches or Charleston!
Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse
Deena_S, Dec 2021 Verified
Our guide was not only knowledgeable but also engaging and personable. Loved the hour walking on Morris Beach. Great integration of boat ride, ecosystem education, and activity.

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