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“whelks”(9 reviews)
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Edisto Island's home for excursions by boat to secluded beaches known as "Shell Island". Take a short trip by boat where your group will be dropped off to explore isolated shell covered beaches. Online reservations available.
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1199 Frampton Inlt, Edisto Island, SC 29438-6929
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+1 843-609-7102
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 26 September 2014 via mobile

This was exactly what we were looking for! We enjoyed this so much! Take a bag with you and get dropped off for two hours to look for as many shells as you want. We found Sand Dollars and beautiful shells. So worth it!

6  Thank BethCunningham
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Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

This was not my first time here....I reviewed this place before and gave it a high rating...But I was just there May 25th on Memorial Day...and I have to say the place is picked over. If you want old oyster shells there are plenty of...More

4  Thank Rcl003
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Great kayaking trip to Shell Island. Awesome trip via Wilkinson's Landing inlet. Mike was great and had our kayaks ready when we arrived. The whole family had a great time.

1  Thank Polymorphism
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Taking a trip to Shell Island...this is the way to do it. Easygoing boat ride to the island at low tide and came back as the tide rolled in. Great fun for everyone. Will do it again!

Thank Brent H
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Called Mike last minute and he was available, even waited for us although we came late. He took us to Shell island which was fantastic! We collected a great bunch of shells. Mike was very friendly and very informative. Excellent trip, fantastic captain, Thanks again...More

4  Thank layla23402
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Decided last minute to go to shell island. Found Wilkenson's Landing on the internet with good reviews. Sent an email to his website to inquire about availability. Captain Mike responded within 30 minutes. We were running late so I called him. He waited for us...More

2  Thank 908gregv
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I took a boat ride to Shell Island. Bring a towel, hat, sunscreen, BUG SPRAY, small cooler with drinks, and a bag for shells. Be sure to wear sandals with straps, some areas can be slippery. We found awesome whelk shells and...More

4  Thank Donna S
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Quick trip by boat to island full of shells. Spend 2 hrs. out there. If you have a chair bring it with you since there's nowhere to sit. Also wear sunscreen, you'll be in full sun! Found some really nice shells. It was a fun...More

1  Thank sputnik904
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Captain Mike was so gracious and took us out to Shell Island as it's often called. He also let our grandsons drive his boat to their delight. The shells were so numerous and we were allowed to take home about a gallon each. Just a...More

1  Thank crysal o
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This place (Shell Island) is perfect for those who don't like to be in a crowd. The shell selection is out of this world! We are definitely going back. And the boat captain was very friendly and knowledgeable about the wildlife on the short trip...More

Thank A K
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Cool short boat ride, and great little visit to the island. Tons of shells, of all different types. Kids loved just sloshing around and looking for things. No sharks teeth for us, but still some great finds!

Thank McBells
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Went to shell island with captain Michael and our kids, 3 and 5. Everyone had a great time. They found lots of "treasures" to take home. Got dropped off for a couple hours and had a great walk and picnic on the beach that we...More

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