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Island Hopper Boat Charters

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Address: 3 Mariners Cay Dr, Mariners Cay Marina, Folly Beach, SC 29439
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+1 843-906-4656
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Island Hopper Boat Charters is a family owned and operated charter company...

Island Hopper Boat Charters is a family owned and operated charter company serving Charleston and Folly Beach since 1997. We offer private boat charters including lighthouse/ shelling trips, dolphin watches and sunset cruises. Capt. Randy Smith is native to the area and places great emphasis on safety and fun. Our primary goal is when you step off our charter, you and your family will have created a lifelong memory !

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Captain Michael was very knowledgeable of the area and very friendly. We saw several dolphins when the trip began! A great relaxing trip!

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Captain Michael was very knowledgeable of the area and very friendly. We saw several dolphins when the trip began! A great relaxing trip!

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Chalfont, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a tour to Morris Beach with Captain Randy and it was awesome! The ride out was so neat as he pointed out all kinds of things along the way and told us about the area. The beach was great for shelling and relaxing-we were the only ones there! On the way back we learned some more about the... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Captain Randy lived up to his wonderful reviews. He is friendly and welcoming and helpful! My trip with him to Morris Island was entertaining and interesting! I learned some local history, and saw so many things: lovely mansions, Dolphins swimming near the boat, oyster beds, sea birds, the beautiful lighthouse, collected some great shells, got excellent pictures, and really just... More 

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Reviewed 20 April 2017

My daughter and I recently took a boat to Morris Island, the trip was terrific. Our captain was warm, helpful and very informative. He showed us some great sites along the way, we saw dolphins, and he gave us great background information on the area. Loved it.

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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Captain Randy was great! We saw Dolphins, went shelling, and learned about Folly Beach and Morris Island. One of the highlights of our trip

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

We had such a wonderful time with Captain Randy last week! It was just the four of us, My husband, myself and our 13 year old daughter and 11 year old son. The weather was questionable that morning and he was very agreeable to changing the time if we needed to. We got a break and the weather cleared. Randy... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

We went on a 2 hour Morris Island trip with Captain Randy and we had the BEST time learning about the local islands and spent an hour on Morris Island finding sand dollars. Our kids, 11 and 12, had a blast and we saw dolphins going to and from the island, which was just an added bonus. Captain Randy is... More 

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Matthews, North Carolina
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Our family of six, including our 17-year-old autistic son, had a wonderful time on our trip with Captain Randy. He was friendly and professional and provided interesting facts about the area as we enjoyed our cruise out to Morris Island for some shelling and beach strolling. It is an amazingly beautiful area. We also got to see dolphins frolicking on... More 

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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful time with captain learned so much about the history of folly beach. And we saw dolfins and learned about them too. Randy was wonderful could not have had a better time if we had tried harder. Would recommend Randy any time. Jan & Harold

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Wichita, Kansas
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Our family of four (kids 16 and 20) experienced the Eco/Shelling Tour with Randy. The afternoon that we had booked was a bit chilly but the excursion was still very enjoyable! Randy provided information about the area that was interesting. We were able to spend about an hour at Morris Island searching for shells and sand dollars. I would highly... More 

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Thank you for joining us aboard the Island Hopper ! Too happy you all enjoyed your trip, and hope to see you again in the future! Capt. Randy More 

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