Cap’n Rod’s Lowcountry Tours
Take a relaxing and informative tour of the Georgetown area with Cap’n Rod’s Lowcountry Tours! These family-friendly tours are a great way to see the beauty of the Lowcountry all while getting a bit of education about the Grand Strand.
Cap’n Rod’s Lowcountry tours are based out of Georgetown, South Carolina, along the Harborwalk. The friendly Cap’n Rod Singleton offers two different excursions and provides local insight and knowledge into the history, nature, and folklore of the area.
Guests can opt for the Lighthouse Shell Island Tour, or the Plantation River Tour. The Lighthouse Shell Island Tour takes visitors to a natural barrier island that is only accessible by boat. The island is home to a lighthouse as well as many different species of flora and fauna. Some tourists may even get photos of cool animals like dolphins, turtles, eagles, and other types of Lowcountry creatures. This tour, which runs from Monday – Saturday each week, takes approximately 4 hours to complete, so be sure to set aside some time in your vacation agenda. Since this tour only begins at low tide, interested parties are encouraged to call Cap’n Rod’s for a specific depature time.
Looking for a shorter tour? Cap’n Rod’s Lowcountry Tours also offers the Plantation River Tour. This scenic tour takes visitors on a relaxing boat ride up the river, and includes interesting tidbits of information about the Lowcountry’s old oaks, plantation homes, historic rice fields, and even some spooky ghost stories! The duration of this tour is about three hours and runs Monday – Saturday. Since the Plantation River Tour departs around high tide, it is recommended to call for departure times.
Don’t worry about getting too much sun while on the boat; Cap’n Rod’s tour boat is furnished with a shaded deck! Also, guests will appreciate the handicap accessiblity, the clean restrooms, and the snacks and soft drinks for sale.