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May River Excursions

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81 Calhoun St, Bluffton, SC 29910-7013
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Great River Trip

Just 2 of us with Captain Buddy who gave us lots of history, local information, etc. Best way to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
MargaretG1861
Fun time!

Our group of six (1 adult, 5 children) had a lot of fun crabbing with May River Excursions! It was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bart and Daniel... D
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May River Excursions operates out of Old Town Bluffton, SC on Calhoun Street. We offer a variety of boating excursions ranging from dolphin watching and shark fishing to heart-pounding watersports rides and instruction. Although excursions vary by interest you can expect to see all of the beautiful wildlife and learn about the local waterways on each trip.
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81 Calhoun St, Bluffton, SC 29910-7013
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"crabbing trip"
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"saw dolphins"
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"dolphin tour"
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"learned how"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Just 2 of us with Captain Buddy who gave us lots of history, local information, etc. Best way to see the river, islands, Redneck Riviera (beach), oyster beds, Palmetto Bluff, docks and houses along the river. Top Notch.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of six (1 adult, 5 children) had a lot of fun crabbing with May River Excursions! It was our second year doing the 90 minute crabbing trip and the second time around did not disappoint. We saw lots of dolphins and caught plenty...More

Thank Bart and Daniel... D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the blue crab excursion, and it simply met all of our expectations! We were looking for something that would be interesting and fun for the whole group (we had 5 adults and 4 kids ranging from 9-15) We had a ton of fun!...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We braved the cold and still had a great time. Probably a bit more fun in season to fish for crabs instead of just pull pods up. But still a good value for a few hours of fun!

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Four of us took a tour of the May River from Bluffton towards the ocean. Our Captain, Steve, is the best - lots of local stories and history of the area. We will return to see the dolphins and local beauty when later spring arrives....More

Thank Richard L
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Although it's still early in the season, we went out for a crabbing trip around May River. Chris, our captain (and owner) was very knowledgable about the local area, the river and the crabbing. We ended up with 10 blue crab, and following Chris' instructions,...More

Thank Brock B
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Fun 90 minute family crabbing adventure. Captain Chris kept us busy the whole time. Even able to get in some shrimping (no luck) and fishing (caught three trout). Cool weather so crabs were caught in traps. Brought home a dozen and cooked 'em up for...More

Thank Ed B
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Captain Chris was fabulous. A tour of the May River from the dock on Calhoun St. all the way around Palmetto Bluff and to Daufuskie Island. Very educational and you get a better sense of the May River's path and the islands. We went early...More

Thank Bill B
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Booked a round-trip boat ride for our five night stay on Daufuskie Island. Captain Matt took us over on a gorgeous "chamber of commerce" type sunny day. He helped with all our luggage (including cooler and golf clubs.) We saw dolphins frolicking, oyster beds, graceful...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Our group enjoyed going out to see dolphins along the area off Daufuski Island. There were many dolphins to watch and learn a bit about their habits. We got a great history lesson by the Captain. He had lots of family information that has been...More

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That would be something you would have to ask him directly.
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There were five people in our party...four adults and one child.
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