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Address: 305 State Park Rd, Santee, SC 29142 (Formerly Fisheagle Excursions - Day Tours)
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+1 803-974-1262
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Fisheagle Tours offers Wildlife Eco-Tours for all ages. Our 30 passenger...

Fisheagle Tours offers Wildlife Eco-Tours for all ages. Our 30 passenger boat "The Osprey", goes out for two hour tours into Stump Hole Swamp on Lake Marion. In this beautiful flooded forest you'll discover the interesting history of the area while wildlife abounds. See Osprey, Alligators, Wetland wading birds and waterfowl along the way. This tour is wheelchair accessible with advance notice.

We also offer Kayak or Canoe Tours at our Paddle Sante location. These two or three hour tours take you up Poplar creek Wood Duck Trail with a guide where we tell you all about the wildlife here on Lake Marion. We paddle under beautiful Cypress trees, through lily pads and see an array of birds and turtles.

If you are more interested in independent travel we do offer Kayak, Canoe, and Stand Up Paddleboard rentals as well as fishing kayaks.We go over the area with you and send you into the lake with a map and all the equipment you need. No matter how you like to travel, Fisheagle has a fun and informative tour for you.

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Wonderful tour of the Cypress Swamp. We saw and photographed several Osprey nests. One nest had little chicks! We saw an alligator, too. A comfortable ride on a huge, covered... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful tour of the Cypress Swamp. We saw and photographed several Osprey nests. One nest had little chicks! We saw an alligator, too. A comfortable ride on a huge, covered pontoon. $30 was a very good price.

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NatureAdventures, Owner at Fisheagle Nature Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your kind review on Trip Advisor. We honestly love what we do and are so happy when customers love it also. Please come and see us again and maybe consider our locks tour also. Kathie Livingston More 

Joliet
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a wonderful adventure leaving Gilligan's and entering Lake Moltrie through the Pinopolis Lock and exploring Traceway canal down to Old Santee Canal Park. Our guide was informative as well as entertaining.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The weather was perfect, which was a plus. The captain and mate were friendly and informative. We saw a huge alligator, many ospreys and their nests, herons and egrets. We didn't have our own boat, so we were glad we got to experience being on the water at Santee.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We made a prior reservation, but the people there didn't ask for names or charge my card. We signed a waiver, hopped on board, they had overbooked, didn't track who signed in, etc. Took an hour just to take off. Payment was on board and pretty chaotic...time sucker. The captain and tour guide were both nice, saw several ospreys, anhinga,... More 

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Kathie L, Owner at Fisheagle Nature Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. This certainly helps us strive for better customer service. What had happened was several folks walked onto the boat without a reservation and as the roster was called, no one said their name was not on the roster so our manager had to come down and verify. Normally it doesn't take that long and folks... More 

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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Ecotour with Captain Rick and naturalist Kathy. Wonderful historical and wildlife review. Three of us called and others joined in so we suddenly had enough for a group.

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Kathie L, Owner at Fisheagle Nature Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind review. We really love what we do. Come back and visit us again as the seasons change or check out our historic locks tours in October. Kathie Livingston, Owner More 

Santee, South Carolina
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

Captain Rick was great; very knowledgable and informative. Mr. Jimmy was a wonderful speaker full of information about Santee park and attractions in the area. Would recommend taking two hours to do this tour.

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NatureAdventures, Owner at Fisheagle Nature Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for rating us on Trip Advisor. Captain Rick and Jimmy really make quite a team! Come join us on a historic locks tour if you can in Moncks Corner sometime! Thanks again and we hope you'll come back. Kathie Livingston More 

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Reviewed 25 March 2017

My husband and I had a wonderful time on this tour. The breadth of knowledge both historical and environmental that was relayed during the tour was amazing. We thoroughly enjoyed the ride and all the wildlife we were able to see. And as an added bonus, at the end of the tour, Captain Rick also told us of several great... More 

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NatureAdventures, Owner at Fisheagle Nature Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. Captain Rick loves what he does and everytime I go on the tour (even as the owner), I learn something new. Come join us on our locks tours in moncks corner sometime! Kathie Livingston More 

Columbia, Maryland
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

The pontoon boat trip was very smooth and Captain Rick and Jimmie very knowledgeable. We were surprised that a lake tour took us to a beautiful cypress swamp at the end of the lake. We learned the history of the lake and what a great fishing destination this is. We saw many osprey on their nests and with fish in... More 

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NatureAdventures, Owner at Fisheagle Nature Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind response. We love what we do! On cool days the alligators do tend to be "invisible" and wait for the sun to come out. Glad you were able to see the eagle nest and ospreys! Come enjoy our historical locks tour in Moncks Corner! Thank you for coming on our tour. Kathie Livingston More 

Bluffton, South Carolina
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Captain Rick was very knowledgeable and we really enjoyed our tour of "the flooded swamp". I would definitely recommend to anyone in the are to take two hours out of your day to do this.

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NatureAdventures, Owner at Fisheagle Nature Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Captain Rick loves what he does! He even moved to Santee last year in wanting to be the full time Captain! We love him and love our customers too. Please check out our locks tours in Moncks Corner as well. Thanks and come and explore with us again! Kathie Livingston More 

Havelock
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

We were 4 adults that were on the boat with another family of 4. it was off season, so we were it. It was a cool, December grey day, but we had a wonderful tour. As we were traveling to the swamp on the main part of the lake, the captain gave a very interesting and informative historic overview. Once... More 

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NatureAdventures, Owner at Fisheagle Nature Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. December is an interesting time of year for us as we never know what we will see! Thanks for braving the cool temperatures and for commenting on the trips. We hope you'll come and go out with us again and consider our Locks Tour in Moncks Corner as well. Kathie Livingston More 

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