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Absolute Reel Screamer Charters

#7 of 101 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Charleston Features Animals
1027 W Oceanview Rd, Charleston, SC 29412-9441
+1 843-270-4464
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Highlight of our visit to South Carolina

Captain Gresch owns this river! Ok, not literally, but knowledge wise and historically. We really... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rick B
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This surprise boating adventure was a birthday gift from my daughter and it was wonderful! The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barbi54
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Cary, North Carolina
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This private 2 hour boat adventure is what Charleston is really all about! I'm a native captain, so we'll glide through the uncrowded backwaters of the most pristine estuaries in the country. We'll learn to harvest oysters, catch shrimp and identify local shore birds. Next, we'll find the Bottlenose Dolphins. Having them swim next to the boat is exciting, but if we find them feeding in the shallows it's spectacular! Our next destination is Morris Island where I'll teach you about its rich Civil War history as well as my own family ties to it. We'll then walk its shores looking for shells and artifacts as the sixth oldest lighthouse in the nation serves as our backdrop! So as you can see we have something for everybody on this trip. The dolphins are always here, the beach is loaded with shells, and if you listen hard enough you just may hear the roar of cannons from the past. So come on and join me! You never know what washed up the night before...
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1027 W Oceanview Rd, Charleston, SC 29412-9441
James Island
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Captain Gresch owns this river! Ok, not literally, but knowledge wise and historically. We really didn't know what to expect for our family of 4 adults and a 4 & 10 year old when we were picked up at the Folly Boat Ramp.. Gresch started...More

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This surprise boating adventure was a birthday gift from my daughter and it was wonderful! The private boat was great because it was just for our group. Gresh is a local and knew all about oystering and about the history of the Folly River. We...More

Thank Barbi54
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were able to tour with Captain Gresh a couple of weeks ago while on vacation in the Charleston/Myrtle Beach area, and it's a definite highlight of our trip! We'd HIGHLY recommend the tour to anyone considering it while on vacation or even as a...More

Thank travellocally
Reviewed 22 June 2017

My wife and I had never been to Charleston and wanted to experience a more personal tour of the waterways around Folly Beach. Capt. Gresh was an excellent guide that had a ton of information regarding the local wildlife and habitats. Also spent plenty of...More

Thank Jon A
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Capt Gresh was an awesome host and guide. He expertly navigated the waterway while filling us in on the nature and history of the area. Morris island is a hidden gem only accessible by boat at low tide. We had a great time (two adults...More

Thank Glenn_Armz
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We took our three teenagers on this trip and it was the best part of our trip to Folly Beach! Lots of dolphins, horseshoe crab, ghost crab, and various birds. Hearing Gresh tell the history of the area and his knowledge of the wildlife was...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I bought this tour for my niece who is visiting from North Carolina.......she and her friends gave it an 11 based on a 1 thru 10! They had a blast and really loved it.

Thank claylady100
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Captain Gresh was an awesome dude who had an incredible knowledge of the local community, and ecosystem. The private boat tour was awesome; we had Morris Island all to ourselves (insanely cool shelling!) and saw many dolphins on our way to and from the island....More

Thank Samantha C
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Boat tour with Captain Gresh! Beautiful scenery! Dolphins! Oyster beds! Beautiful birds! Walking on the island! Sand dollars and sea shells! I recommend this tour!

Thank Mandy W
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Booked a 2 hour personal boat tour with another couple. We traveled to Folly Beach and met Captain Gresh Meggett at the Folly Beach Public Boat Launch. Saw a part of Charleston area that many would not get to see. Good history while on the...More

Thank Floyd K
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