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Daufuskie Island Guided History Tour from Hilton Head

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Hilton Head Island, United States
Daufuskie Island Guided History Tour from Hilton Head
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icon4 hours 30 minutes  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

Remote Daufuskie Island is accessible only by boat and remains largely undeveloped, despite its fame as the setting of Pat Conroy’s novel “The Water is Wide.” A guided tour makes the trip a cinch—this package includes round-trip ferry tickets, plus transportation between island attractions such as the First African Baptist Church and Mary Fields School, all visited with the benefit of commentary from your guide.
  • Daufuskie Island tour from Hilton Head Island
  • Get off the beaten track exploring the undeveloped island by golf cart
  • Learn about the island’s history from your guide along the way
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Golf Cart
Boat ride there and back
Historian
Guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Shelter Cove Marina , 1 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA

Departure Point: This trip departs from our kiosk desk at Shelter Cove Marina. Address: 1 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Outside Brands
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Daufuskie Island Guided History Tour from Hilton Head?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Daufuskie Island Guided History Tour from Hilton Head.
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What is the social distancing policy during Daufuskie Island Guided History Tour from Hilton Head?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Daufuskie Island Guided History Tour from Hilton Head.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Daufuskie Island Guided History Tour from Hilton Head?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Daufuskie Island Guided History Tour from Hilton Head.

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  • "If doing this during the warm weather and sensitive to sun make sure you ask for a boat with a full Bimini shade." See review

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Rich History
Anchye_R
, May 2022
Captain Doreen was awesome! She really brought the heritage and history of the island and Gullah people to life.
star-5
Excellent
SharonG_W
, May 2022
Church was amazing School. Delicious coffee Island people Beautiful beach Great food Brownie the horse
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Daufuskie Island History Tour
RICHARD_B
, May 2022
Exciting boat ride History of the Gullah People Simple but beautiful Church Capt. Doreen was fabulous in her knowledge and presentation
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Thank you for your review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time on the water with Captain Doreen and hope to have you back sometime soon!
star-5
Doreen was a great guide...
nancygerber8
, May 2022
Doreen was a great guide and so passionate about Daufuskie! Definitely recommend this trip from Hilton Head.
star-5
Authentic, interactive -- not scripted!
shaila_C
, May 2022
The boat ride alone has tremendous value-sets the foundation, speaks to the setting of the stories to come. Buckle up; it may be a bumpy ride!
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Thank you for the review! We are thrilled you enjoyed your ride and hope to have you back for another one sometime soon!
star-5
Great trip. Doreen was amazing
Kimberly_D
, May 2022
Tour was fabulous! Doreen was amazing! Great history and information. Everyone should know about the Gullah people.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Thank you for your review! We are thrilled you enjoyed your time on the water with Doreen and found the Lowcountry history interesting and informative. We hope to have you back with Outside sometime soon!
star-5
Well worth the time and cost!
Sharon_Y
, May 2022
Enjoyed the boat ride which allowed us to have a view of Hilton Head Island itself and put various lovations in perspective. The tour was informative and enjoyable.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Thank you for your review! We are thrilled you enjoyed your time on the water and hope to have you back with Outside sometime soon!
star-4
The boat ride over was...
Phyllis_R
, Apr 2022
The boat ride over was awesome - lots of history about the island was given. We visited the Distillery, the school, the Indigo store and Iron Fish Gallery.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Thank you for your review! We are thrilled you enjoyed your trip and hope to have you back sometime soon!
star-5
J.O. Lived There
Ronald_B
, Apr 2022
We had a great time. J.O. had great insight into the people of Daufuskie Island because he lived there. I would recommend his boat anytime.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Thank you for your review! We are thrilled you enjoyed the history of Daufuskie and your time on the Island. We hope to have you back sometime soon!
star-5
Nice Half Day Adventure
Sabrina_S
, Apr 2022
Captain Pete was a very knowledgeable tour guide. We enjoyed the boat ride and island history. Nice way to learn about the area.
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Thank you for your review! We are thrilled you enjoyed learning about Daufuskie Island and its interesting history. We hope to have you back at Outside sometime soon!

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