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A wonderful afternoon on a deserted island! There were so many different aspects to see. The low tide sand bars enabled us to walk out and see and collect many different kinds of shells. Some of our group found sand dollars, others found shells of...More
We set out from Edisto Watersports & Tackle, they charter Shelling Excursions on Otter Island $40 per adult/$20 age 10 and under Make reservations early as there are minimum numbers required for a tour. A bit pricey, but the boat captain is very experienced and...More
Best to see this island via your own boat. Put in at the Edisto Marina for $10. You need to know where the shallow water is and stay in the channel. Follow other boaters if possible. In low tide you can't navigate straight to the...More
We took a boat out to otter island at low tide and had the entire island to ourselves! The kids had a blast looking for shells and playing with horseshoe, hermit and ghost crabs. We found lots of shells, horseshoe crab shells and sand dollars....More
This was a terrific place to spot birds, turtles, and plenty of ocean life. You spend about three hours on the island. A rolling cooler or good size lunch box is recommended with drinks and snacks. We found plenty of sand dollars, crabs, sting rays,...More
The trip over took about 15 minutes. We were dropped off by our boat and had 3 hours to explore. The island is fully natural and undeveloped. Found many beautiful sand dollars, not as many sea shells as hopes though. The island was an artillery...More
My 2 boys & I joined a group charter going out to visit Otter Island. I'd been there before & remember it being a beautiful spot for a walk, & I was looking forward to sharing that with 2 of my kids. Our boat captain...More
My mom has a place on Edisto Island, and I live in Atlanta and own a little 17-foot power boat, which I took to Edisto for the first time over labor day. Otter island has been on map for me for a long time and...More
I belong to a outdoor group that kayaks, hikes, bikes......you name it and we will give it try.
On 3-26-11 four us decided to paddle to Otter Island, two in a canoe and 2 had their own kayaks. It took about 45 minutes to paddle...More
Yes the island is scenic and the island is not inhabited, but there is plenty to explore on the island if you can manage a 1 mile walk. The shells, sand dollars, and old fighter plane ammunition are a few things you can see and...More