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Cap'n Rod's Lowcountry Plantation Tours

711 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3625
+1 843-477-0287
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When Cap’n Doug began the tour by announcing that he would not bow to political correctness and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Alliance, Ohio
via mobile
loved the history and conservancy!

My friends and I took the tour this past week and had a blast. Cap'n Rod's passion for the life and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Maria K
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711 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3625
+1 843-477-0287
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

When Cap’n Doug began the tour by announcing that he would not bow to political correctness and some of the locals proceeded to get to hoopin’ and hollerin’ we were prepared for the worst. The worst turned out to be that Cap’n Doug was having...More

Thank StigJim
Reviewed 6 days ago

My friends and I took the tour this past week and had a blast. Cap'n Rod's passion for the life and history of this area is amazing. He was so entertaining and wonderful to listen too. When we found a pod of dolphins on the...More

Thank Maria K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took about 4 1/2 hours to make the round trip to visit Shell Island & see the Georgetown lighthouse. The island was a very scenic area which allowed you to walk from the waterway side to the ocean. Plenty of shells of various types to...More

Thank Zeke T
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the greeting on the dock to the goodbyes when we returned from our 4 and 1/2 hour trip of learning history,seeing the smoke stacks from a civil was boat, shelling, seeing bald eagles,dolphins , and learning about the ecosystems, merging of local rivers. this...More

Thank Suemmcq
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spend a few hours with Capt. Rod and his crew in the bay and on the beach. On the way to a fabulous shelling adventure The Captain and crew will share stories and history about South Carolina lowcountry. Humorous and entertaining while educational. We had...More

Thank russmmontgomery
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome trip. Captain Rod was very entertaining and had a wealth of stories and historical facts that he shared with us on our way to the shell island.  Excellent!  A must do next time you are in the Myrtle Beach or Georgetown area.

Thank C.S. B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting, informative and humorous information about the SC low country. October is a great time to be on the water and view some of SC's original rice plantations. Capt. Doug added his humorous take to the wealth of historical information he provided to keep everyone...More

Thank mickeyd199
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ann and I had a GREAT time on our Shell Island/Lighthouse Tour on the 27th. Absolutely beautiful day and calm waters. We so enjoyed listening to the history of the area and all the anecdotes and ghost stories that came along with it as we...More

Thank Momski54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Captain Doug, Bentley and Brice were a great crew! The day was warm but a nice breeze and the bay and marsh was as smooth as glass. We saw bald eagles, fish jumping and there were lots of shells discovered while beach combing by everyone...More

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my family and two young children on the Shell island tour and was not the least bit diappointed. You can tell that every crew member loves their job and their passionate about what they do. During your boat ride to and from the...More

Thank kimmyb92
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25 July 2017|
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Response from Lisa B | Reviewed this property |
It is rain or shine. The boat is covered and has side windows that roll down.
Marie I
26 April 2017|
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Response from Pat S | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they do Sundays. if you go on Capt Rod low country tours you can get the schedule. It is a great trip greatly recommend.
Nancy S
25 February 2017|
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Response from Phillip T | Reviewed this property |
He can stay on the boat with Captain Rod or if he wanted he could sit on the beach depending on how hot it is on your visit. But Captain Rod will let him stay on the boat and relax while everyone is gathering shells. Have... More