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Charleston Fossil Adventures

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Charleston Fossil Adventures offers guided fossil hunting trips in Charleston and the surrounding area, with service to Edisto Beach, Folly Beach, the Ashley River, and the Edisto River. Pick an Adventure that fits your family's style, whether it's...more
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3642 Savannah Hwy, #116, Unit 340, Charleston, SC 29455-7948
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Reviewed yesterday

Ever wonder what all that stuff is you find n the beach is? Or just want to find some cool stuff? Then go on an adventure with these guys. We did a 3 hour deal on Folly Beach and had a wonderful time....we learned a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

When we decided to look for things to do while in the area we found Charleston Fossil Adventures and even though neither of us had done anything similar except for kayaking once we decided to give it a try. We were VERY impressed and will...More

Thank David D
AshbyG3, Owner at Charleston Fossil Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi David! Thanks for the kind words! So glad you enjoyed your tour, and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time with Ashby on our trip. My best friend of 35 years and I share a love of hunting teeth and thought this would be a lot of fun ans different. It was that! Perfect weather made it a even better trip....More

Thank Tracy F
AshbyG3, Owner at Charleston Fossil Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tracy! Thank you so, so much for the great review! You both did fine in the kayak for beginners! The fossils will be here waiting for your next Adventure! Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I took our 2nd kayak trip with Ashby last week, and unsurprisingly we had a great time! We booked the 3/4 day trip which involved about an hour of river kayaking each way plus about 4.5 hours of fossil hunting, mostly along...More

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AshbyG3, Owner at Charleston Fossil Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the wonderful words, Alyssa! It was such a pleasure seeing you and John again! I'm glad you both had a great time, and I look forward to seeing you again in the future!

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

I've thoroughly enjoyed the Folly Beach fossil hunt as well as the 3/4 day kayak trip. I will gladly go back for future adventures. I can't even walk on the beach now without looking for fossils or teeth. Ashby is a terrific guide and his...More

Thank SaraC8171
Ashby G, Owner at Charleston Fossil Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thanks for the wonderful words, Sara! You are too kind!! Sorry that your donation turned out to be a piece of whale skull...maybe the next one you find will be a large denticle from Dasyatis! ;-) Happy hunting!

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Incredible experience for the whole family. We had a lot of fun, saw great scenery, got excersize, learned a lot, found great fossils, and we were accompanied by a very kind, enthusiastic, and knowledgable guide. Thanks!

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Ashby G, Owner at Charleston Fossil Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thanks for the great review, Ben! It was a pleasure having you guys out on our 1/2 Day Fossil Kayaking Adventure! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

I have been a Rockhound and fossil hunter for a long time and our kayaking trip with Ashby Gale is right at the top of my all time favorite trips list! Ashby was meticulous in seeing to our understanding of kayaking and what to expect....More

Thank LaurelB244
Ashby G, Owner at Charleston Fossil Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Thanks for the wonderful review, Laurel!! It truly means a lot to know that your trip with us is at the top of your collecting list! See you in a couple weeks! 🦈

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

CFA tours are worth every penny for beginners and experienced collectors! My husband and I booked two tours with CFA. The first day we went on a beach walk with Ashby Gale, the owner and guide for CFA. As a paleontologist Ashby is quick to...More

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Ashby G, Owner at Charleston Fossil Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Mindy! It was such a pleasure meeting you and Paul! After spending so much time with y'all, you both are part of the "Fossil Family" now! Glad we found some surgeonfish skulls for the surgeon, and I look forward to seeing you down here again...More

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Just an awesome day of searching for fossils. Beautiful weather, a pleasant kayaking trip, and a very experienced guide. My wife is the rockhound and fossil nut. I usually go for the experience. Today was a lot of fun. Ashby Gale, our guide, was very...More

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Ashby G, Owner at Charleston Fossil Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Thanks for the great review, Bill! It was a pleasure having you out on the water. Oh, and congratulations on your BIG tooth! We'll pocket the 7-inchers next time... Ha!

Reviewed 13 August 2018

We had an absolutely fantastic time on the 3-hour CFA Edisto Fossil Tour! We loved Ashby's knowledge and passion for fossils and his enthusiasm for sharing his what he knows. We made some great finds; Late Archaic 4,000 year-old pottery shard, a Tiger shark tooth,...More

Thank Robbie L
Ashby G, Owner at Charleston Fossil Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thanks for the review, Robbie! It was a pleasure taking you and Steve out on the beach last week! Congrats again to Steve on that beautiful tiger shark tooth!!! See you both soon!

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Brenda B
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Response from AshbyG3 | Property representative |
Hi Brenda! All of our tours vary in price based on your age, group size, and chosen Adventure. Entry level Beach Adventures are $59-$65 per adult for 3 hours; entry level Fossil Kayaking Adventures are $119/adult, and drop... More
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