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Shell Hunting Expedition on Morris Island

From US$ 44.00
Highlights
  • Tour to Morris Island from Ripley Light Marina
  • Cruise across the water to the undeveloped Morris Island
  • Learn about the local ecosystem and comb for shark teeth and seashells
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Shell Hunting Expedition on Morris Island
From US$ 44.00
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Shell Hunting Expedition on Morris Island
US$ 44.00
Overview
This Morris Island tour gets you away from the bustle of downtown Charleston in no time. Take a short cruise to the undeveloped barrier island for a chance to visit a Lowcountry beach (without the crowds of more easily accessed options nearby), and learn about the area’s history and wildlife from your guide. Enjoy free time playing in the sand or combing for seashells—a popular activity among families with kids.
What to Expect
Hop Aboard, and journey past Fort Johnson, Fort Sumter and possible dolphin pods to Charleston’s most scenic and picturesque gem, Morris Island! Stroll the shores (for approx.2 hours) while hunting for a variety of shark teeth, artifacts, shells and sea treasures on beautiful untouched, unspoiled, and undeveloped Morris Island. Learn about its historical significance and how it ties into our civil war forts and surrounding areas. Be amazed by the ecology, coastal habitats, sand dollars, horseshoe crabs, birds of prey, and tide line critters of this Barrier Island. You never know what you might find, from sea glass, whelks, pottery, to star fish, and more!
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Reviews (26)

1 - 5 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fantastic Fun, Amazing Shells & Awesome History

This trip was nothing like I expected, except for the shell hunting part, lol! The first really wonderful surprise was that on the 45 min. or so that it takes to get to the island, Captain Brett gave us some incredible history knowledge and really...More

Thank PoohLovesPie01
CaptainBret, Owner at Harborview Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow, thank you so much for this outstanding 5 star rating! We are honored that you enjoyed the history on the boat ride over and found some fabulous shoreline treasures out on the beach! Thank you for the kind words. I am deeply humbled and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
realy enjoyable cruise and shelling

capatin brett calm dependable and intersting to listen to without being all intrusive. shells were exciting to search for - great to have the first mates advice as to where to search for sharks teeth. Really lucky to find quite a few and also a...More

Thank ax11111111
CaptainBret, Owner at Harborview Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing this outstanding rating! We are humbled that you had a enjoyable/fantastic experience on our Shell Hunting Expedition! We are also very pleased that you were able to come home with some sharks teeth and a sand dollar. Hope that you will...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile
Great Time on the Water and Island

We really enjoyed the boat ride and time on Morris Island. Captain Brett and the naturalist were both great. Boat was comfortable. Learned about the surrounding islands and a little bit of history. We all found shark teeth and shells, and I found a few...More

Thank want2Bontheroad
CaptainBret, Owner at Harborview Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for booking with us and taking the time to write us this wonderful review! We are very happy that your party enjoyed our Shelling Expedition and found some great things on the beach to take home! Thank you for recommending us and hope...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018
FUN

Our family really enjoyed searching for shells on Morris island! I would recommend this trip for families and couples. Great experience and we learned a little history about the area on the way to the island.

Thank C S
CaptainBret, Owner at Harborview Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

We are very pleased that your family enjoyed our shell hunting expedition! Thank you so much for this review and recommending us to others!

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile
Good time!

This was well worth the time to take! The Capt’n and 1st mate were a wealth of information as were steamed to the island. One on the island the 1st mate educated everyone on what could be found on the island. We found several very...More

Thank James K
CaptainBret, Owner at Harborview Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you for sharing this 5 star rating! We are very pleased that you enjoyed our shelling expedition and crew. As well as found some great shells and a sharks tooth. Thank you for recommending us! Hope to see you back on the water with...More

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Adam W
11 August 2018|
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Response from want2Bontheroad | Reviewed this property |
56 Ashley Point Drive on Charleston is where the boat is located. There is not an office there. You can call them at 843-478-6043.
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Heather J
26 July 2018|
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Response from TERRI R | Reviewed this property |
No there is no restroom. However there is a hotel next to the marina and we used theirs with no problem.
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SlySugar
29 June 2018|
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My same question...
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