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Itinerary
Hop Aboard, and journey past Fort Johnson, Fort Sumter and possible dolphin pods to Charleston’s most scenic and picturesque gem, Morris Island! Stroll the shores (for approx.2 hours) while hunting for a variety of shark teeth, artifacts, shells and sea treasures on beautiful untouched, unspoiled, and undeveloped Morris Island. Learn about its historical significance and how it ties into our civil war forts and surrounding areas. Be amazed by the ecology, coastal habitats, sand dollars, horseshoe crabs, birds of prey, and tide line critters of this Barrier Island. You never know what you might find, from sea glass, whelks, pottery, to star fish, and more!
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Harborview Charters
Overview
This Morris Island tour gets you away from the bustle of downtown Charleston in no time. Take a short cruise to the undeveloped barrier island for a chance to visit a Lowcountry beach (without the crowds of more easily accessed options nearby), and learn about the area’s history and wildlife from your guide. Enjoy free time playing in the sand or combing for seashells—a popular activity among families with kids.
Highlights
  • Tour to Morris Island from Ripley Light Marina
  • Cruise across the water to the undeveloped Morris Island
  • Learn about the local ecosystem and comb for shark teeth and seashells
  • Kid-friendly tour popular among families with children
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Great Time on the Water and Island

We really enjoyed the boat ride and time on Morris Island. Captain Brett and the naturalist were both great. Boat was comfortable. Learned about the surrounding islands and a little bit of history. We all found shark teeth and shells, and I found a few...More

Thank want2Bontheroad
Reviewed 1 week ago
FUN

Our family really enjoyed searching for shells on Morris island! I would recommend this trip for families and couples. Great experience and we learned a little history about the area on the way to the island.

Thank C S
CaptainBret, Owner at Harborview Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We are very pleased that your family enjoyed our shell hunting expedition! Thank you so much for this review and recommending us to others!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Good time!

This was well worth the time to take! The Capt’n and 1st mate were a wealth of information as were steamed to the island. One on the island the 1st mate educated everyone on what could be found on the island. We found several very...More

Thank James K
CaptainBret, Owner at Harborview Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for sharing this 5 star rating! We are very pleased that you enjoyed our shelling expedition and crew. As well as found some great shells and a sharks tooth. Thank you for recommending us! Hope to see you back on the water with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great experience!

This was a great experience! If you want a little bit of history, dolphins and shells wrapped into one then this is the tour for you! We went on an 11:00 am tour. Brett pointed out historical sites along the way. Once we arrived, a...More

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CaptainBret, Owner at Harborview Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for this amazing review! We are very pleased that you had a great time and were able to find some hugh sharks teeth on our shelling expedition! Thank you for joining us and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Relaxing and Fun

Our trip to Morris Island was one of the highlights of our week. The facts shared on the tour were both informative and interesting. The captain and first mate were both kind and helpful. We saw dolphins and were able to find some great shells....More

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CaptainBret, Owner at Harborview Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for this wonderful 5 star rating! We are honored that you had a fun and relaxing time hunting shoreline treasures with us! Thank you for recommending us to others and hope to see you back out on the beautiful waters of Charleston SC....More

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Adam W
11 August 2018|
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Response from want2Bontheroad | Reviewed this property |
56 Ashley Point Drive on Charleston is where the boat is located. There is not an office there. You can call them at 843-478-6043.
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Heather J
27 July 2018|
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Response from Nymbis | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately there is not😬. I suppose you could walk further into the shrubs if need be.😜. There is one by the dock you can use before you get on the boat.
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SlySugar
29 June 2018|
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