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About Botany Bay Ecotours
The ONLY biologist-owned ecotour business on Edisto and the ACE Basin
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took 2 different tours offered by Botany Bay Ecotours. They were both relaxing, enjoyable and filled with interesting sights and sounds you couldn't see from the land. We took the Gullah tour and another exploring the ACE Basin. We couldn't have asked for better...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great tour of the bay and enjoyed seeing many dolphins. They were everywhere in the bay. Must have been feeding time around 6pm. Our guide was very knowledgeable.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 November 2018

Our family so enjoyed the tour , the information of the ecosystem and the dolphins were wonderful! The monkeys were not seen but the kids really had fun looking for them. Thank you for a great memory 😊

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Date of experience: November 2018
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edistotrips, Public Relations Manager at Botany Bay Ecotours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us.

Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

We had a great time! Ask for captain Bob as he is very knowledgable and nice. We saw many dolphins and various marine life and captain Bob gave us a great understanding of the islands history. Great experience!!

Date of experience: November 2018
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edistotrips, Public Relations Manager at Botany Bay Ecotours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your trip with us. Capt Bob is wonderful.

Reviewed 25 October 2018

The dolphin cruise was so much fun. Captains Dave and Bob were friendly and informative. We were amazed at the number of dolphins we saw. Not only did the Capts. tell us about the dolphins they gave us information on Edisto and the low country....More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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edistotrips, Public Relations Manager at Botany Bay Ecotours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

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Reviewed 24 October 2018

My party of 4 shrunk to 2 after some last minute schedule changes but the extra space was great since it was a sold out expedition. Meg Hoyle was our Captain on this perfect sunny day, crisp cool air on a Sunday late morning and...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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edistotrips, Public Relations Manager at Botany Bay Ecotours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Always a pleasure to have locals onboard! Thanks for your feedback.

Reviewed 22 October 2018

This was a great trip for several reasons. It was a beautiful day and the fall colors on the marsh were amazing. Sarah shared her stories, history, knowledge and wit with us and then Meg did the same, while expertly maneuvering the boat. We learned...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

The tour was enjoyable with a knowledgeable guide of the area and interesting stories from Sarah about growing up Gullah. It was a bonus to see the dolphins!

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

We had a fun family adventure exploring the ACE basin by boat! Our captain was personable & knowledgeable. We were able to see dolphins, egrets, blue herons, Clapper rails, & willets to name a few. The beauty of the spartina grass & surrounding water was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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edistotrips, Public Relations Manager at Botany Bay Ecotours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

Thank you for your review. Our captains are the best!

Reviewed 18 October 2018

This is the highlight of our week on Edisto. A great way to learn about the environment, the plant life, and evn the history of the area is by taking this great boat tour. The boat captain, Meg, is a biologist and gives a wonderful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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edistotrips, Public Relations Manager at Botany Bay Ecotours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

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Valerie W
25 September 2018|
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Response from edistotrips | Property representative |
Dolphins are our only resident marine mammal, so you will see them any time of year. There are migratory dolphins as mentioned by another reviewer, but that is an offshore phenomenon. You will see plenty of resident dolphins... More
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Littledoll1
20 September 2018|
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Response from edistotrips | Property representative |
The tour lasts 75 min and depending on the trip, we explore the creeks and river near Edisto Marina (Big Bay Cr, Scott Cr, S Edisto R and St Helena Sound). You can always tell your captain or call in advance if there is a... More
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oneladyhawk03
18 June 2017|
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Response from edistotrips | Property representative |
Yes, we have group rates. You can join a public tour with your group rate or book a private tour which is a discounted price for all 12 seats. Our booking experts can help you find the best bargain. 843-869-2998.
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