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“eric horan”(15 reviews)
We are a wildlife photography tour in the Lowcountry of South Carolina (mostly Beaufort County). We have 2hr ( for groups of 3 to 5 people) or the customary 3hr tours (1 to 4 people). The trips run around the calendar year the first three hours...more
Beaufort, SC 29902
+1 843-524-3037
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

Right from the start of a cool December morning near Beaufort, we were accompanied by three spirited dolphins, who enjoyed themselves as they surfed in our boat's wake for about 10 minutes. What a treat! Along the way for our three hour tour, we saw...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

We went out on Eric's boat just after dawn. Spent a little time in the marsh, followed shrimp boats a bit looking for dolphins, then ended at an amazing rookery. The number and variety of seabirds was jaw dropping. All along the way, he describe...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank itsmel88
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Eric is a knowledgeable, inspirational photographer-naturalist who guided us to places we would never have experienced. I loved the time in the marsh and along the rookery. The rookery was particularly amazing. I’ve never seen so many pelicans, terns, and gulls of different stages of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MacGregor K
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This is my second trip out with Eric, this time to a wild bird rookery. Our tour started at 6:45am in order to get the best morning light and Eric had the boat in the water and was ready to go on schedule. There were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Todd G
Reviewed 13 July 2018

I cannot recommend Eric Horan ENOUGH. He is not only a fine nature photographer, he is ALSO an excellent guide and naturalist. His knowledge of the area and birds is unsurpassed. As a photographer himself, he helps you become a better photographer. Our destination on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Fbaker1346
PhotoGuide-Eric, Owner at Lowcountry Photo Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Frank, I was happy to share one of my favorite outings with you and Melanie. So nice meeting the birthday girl and having you aboard again! Deveaux is definitely one of my favorite places to hang out with or even without the camera. Thank you...More

Reviewed 24 June 2018

We started early and headed out into Charleston harbor. Eric knows the waters, and photo locations well. I wanted to concentrated on camera skills more so than just getting great shots, and Eric worked with me exactly as I needed. I would have no hesitation...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bill P
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Eric did an excellent job with our group - which was small and it worked out perfectly. Everyone could see and get where they needed to be to photograph. The Tompkins Rookery was fascinating and such a great place for a rookie like me to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kim P
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Late afternoon trip to Tomkin island. Met the rest of group at a local marina . After a few photo ops on the way we arrive and it is game on! 4 or 5 species of birds roosting on this man made island. Eric was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jay H
PhotoGuide-Eric, Owner at Lowcountry Photo Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thanks Jay, for choosing to take part, giving Debbie a ride and sharing your impressions! Going out to Tomkins is always special and I do enjoy sharing the adventures but also what I know about the natural history & avian photography

Reviewed 16 May 2018

My group of 4 went on an evening wildlife safari with Eric of Low Country Photo Safaris last Saturday evening. This was just an great way to spend the late afternoon hours. Eric was a great host. He's got a keen eye for spotting wildlife...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bruce H
PhotoGuide-Eric, Owner at Lowcountry Photo Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Bruce thank you for your positive reflections of my tour. Credit also goes to you and your group as these trips can be made or broken by the group chemistry and let me say, y’all had it goin on! Thanks for sharing it with me👍...More

Reviewed 24 April 2018

What an amazing experience! Photographing nature with Eric Horan on such a beautiful morning on the boat was exhilarating! We enjoyed it immensely; it was certainly the highlight of our vacation. Bald eagles, tons of pelicans, dolphins, a shark, and a multitude of other waterfowl...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SueV652
PhotoGuide-Eric, Owner at Lowcountry Photo Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Pleasure having you and Ben out for a share wildlife adventure Sue! Thank you for sharing your excitement for the Lowcountry environs with me. It is your enthusiasm that keeps me inspired to dig deeper and go further in my explorations right here in my...More

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sandra f
20 April 2015|
Response from PhotoGuide-Eric | Property representative |
I have a tour schedule on my website for the upcoming month. To join a boat or to order a private (or private group) tour email me. thank you for your interest! Eric
sandra f
20 April 2015|
Response from PhotoGuide-Eric | Property representative |
Sandra, I answered your query 15 days ago but evidently it did not go through because I'm still be prompted for a response. The best way to contact me is directly. Contact info @ TripAdvisor listing.