Posted on 5/18/2018 by Angie Schnell

Explore the Charleston Area by Water

Charleston and its islands offer so many fun things to do when visiting the area. Whether you are eager to explore historic downtown or excited to indulge in local cuisine, vacationing here will be an experience you don't want to miss! If you haven't found the perfect place to stay just yet, browse through our vacation rental options and pick your favorite!

Create a unique vacation experience, whether you are visiting us for a wedding weekend, or a week of relaxation, dive into various outdoor activities that you can't do just anywhere! We have a list of on boat tours and excursions that will give you an experience that you will always remember.

Barrier Island Eco Tours:

If you are interested in a beachside cookout, fishing, a family fun day, or a trip to Capers Island, schedule a trip with our friends at Barrier Island Eco Tours! Barrier Island Eco Tours is a universal opportunity for different activities you can do during your visit. Enjoy naturalist-guided excursions exploring the salt marshes and islands off of Charleston!  

Sandlapper Water Tours:

Locally owned and operated, Sandlapper Water Tours offers history, nature, sunset, and ghost tours off the Charleston Harbor on the 45 ft catamaran "Palmetto".

Ghost Tours:

Interested in an opportunity to possibly have an encounter with a ghost? Charleston's forts, houses, and ships are the centerpiece of many of the South's most famous ghost stories. Contact Sandlapper Water Tours and explore the sites that cannot be reached on foot. Enjoy the views of the Charleston Harbor, and hear the tales of lost fortunes, pirate ships and tragic death while riding Charleston's dark waves.

Nature Tours:

If you are interested in exploring Charleston's "tideland treasures" then this is the Charleston eco tour for you! Join the local naturalist aboard the "Palmetto", to discover Charleston's abundant coastal wildlife, while cruising the Harbor and landing on Morris Island.

Sunset Cruises:

Enjoy a relaxing evening while cruising along Charleston's waterways. Inhale the cool, salty breezes and all that encompasses Charleston's Harbor, while unwinding on our Charleston Sunset Cruise

History Tours:

Experience our unique Charleston History Tours by water and delight in her rich heritage and colorful maritime history, spanning over three hundred years.




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