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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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Pleasant way to enjoy Winyah Bay and the Georgetown area.

Capt. Rod's love of this area is evident and he is very knowledgeable about the history and... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
south carolina

Great trips,enjoyed Captain. Rod and Ken very much,loved the history of the area they gave of the... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Pat S
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711 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3625
+1 843-477-0287
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Capt. Rod's love of this area is evident and he is very knowledgeable about the history and evolution of the special part of South Carolina. We saw lots of bald eagles and wildlife. Folks of any age would enjoy this excursion.

Thank dgw10
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Great trips,enjoyed Captain. Rod and Ken very much,loved the history of the area they gave of the plantation and wildlife.

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Captain Rod is a plethora of information! He knows local history because he's lived it. He's funny and real. He made the trip to and from the island entertaining and full of information. Shell Island was an oasis away from real life. Perfect peaceful spot...More

Thank Amy H
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Friends and I made a one day trip to Georgetown and took this great tour. Tour guide great. Information very listener friendly and enjoyable. We learned so much about the history of this region. Region is beautiful and boat ride relaxing.

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 16 March 2017

So enjoyable! Nice one hour boat ride out to the shell island. Beautiful island, opportunity to find some great shells and driftwood. Cap'n Rod extremely knowledge about the area and will share his knowledge throughout the entire trip. If you are lucky you will see...More

Thank Tiffany F
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Cap'n Rod and his wife are very special people and you will not be disappointed whether you pick one of the plantation tours up the rivers around Georgetown or choose the trip to the lighthouse and shell island. Cap'n Rod knows the history of the...More

Thank kmhoc
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Awesome, fun & educational. Brought family from the North. Learned so much about the South. Capt Rod was a great commentator.

Thank Pat R
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This was such an enjoyable, relaxing experience. Great if you want to kick back and see new sights but relax.

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We decided to try something different this year, and gave up a day to drive to Georgetown for “Cap’n Rod’s Lowcountry Tours. Frankly… it’s one of the best things we’ve ever done on a Myrtle Beach trip. We did the Shell Island/ Lighthouse tour, and...More

Thank WVParkfan
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This tour was money well spent. Cap'n Rod and his lovely bride Miss Fran were way too much fun. The 3 hour tour up the river was a great way to spend the morning. Beautiful plantations, bald eagles and an enormous amount of history imparted...More

Thank Debbi N
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25 July 2017|
Response from ridllee |
How long is the boat ride?
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