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Beaufort River History Cruise with Dolphin Watch

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Small group and socially-distant. This boat tour combines sightseeing with history and nature. Travelers will have the opportunity to see Beaufort from the water. They will experience the town through the viewing of historical sites in the Beaufort River. The river is essential to the history of Beaufort. The traveler will also have the opportunity to view wildlife and experience nature. Tours include viewing of dolphins and marsh life. What makes Tidal Tours most unique is the affordability of a small group/private boat charter and the ability to cater to the traveler's exact desires. The traveler can discuss with the captain exactly what they would like to do.

About This Deal

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, 700 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-4753

Travelers will see the historic park from the Beaufort River. They will see the unique construction of the park. The park is essentially built on top of the river and the traveler can see under the park at low tide. Travelers will also cruise past the Downtown Marina.

Pass By: Beaufort, Beaufort, South Carolina

Travelers will see Spanish Point from the Beaufort River. They will see the remnants of the South Carolina Phosphate Company. Travelers will learn the history of the phosphate industry in coastal SC during the 1800s. They will see dock remnants and other parts of the operation that are still visible. They will learn about the Great Sea Island Storm of 1893 and the impacts it had on the local area.

Pass By: Port Royal, Port Royal, South Carolina

Travelers will visit the tabby ruins of Fort Frederick at Naval Hospital Beaufort. The ruins of this fort date back 1732.

Pass By: Port Royal, Port Royal, South Carolina

Travelers will see the historic fishing docks at Port Royal. They will see working shrimp boats at the dock. They will also see the historic SC Ports Authority site. They will learn the importance of the shrimping industry to the local economy. They will also gain an understanding of what makes Port Royal Sound unique and what it meant for international commerce at the height of the Ports Authority site's prominence. Travelers will see the future of the area's focus on tourism and history through the transformation of the Ports Authority site into a development and marina.

Pass By: Port Royal, Port Royal, South Carolina

Additional options for the traveler are to stop at the Sands Beach in Port Royal and look for sharks teeth. They can also choose to cruise past the site of Whitehall Plantation across from Spanish Point.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Bottled water

  • Restroom on board
  • WiFi on board
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

Departure Point
Pigeon Point Boat Launch, 2427 Pigeon Point Rd, Beaufort, SC 29902, USA

Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 6/2/2020 - 11/22/2021
Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 08:00 PM

2 to 3 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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