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Island Hopper Boat Charters

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Address: 3 Mariners Cay Dr, Mariners Cay Marina, Folly Beach, SC 29439
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Island Hopper Boat Charters is a family owned and operated charter company...

Island Hopper Boat Charters is a family owned and operated charter company serving Charleston and Folly Beach since 1997. We offer private boat charters including lighthouse/ shelling trips, dolphin watches and sunset cruises. Capt. Randy Smith is native to the area and places great emphasis on safety and fun. Our primary goal is when you step off our charter, you and your family will have created a lifelong memory !

Capt. Randy

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Absolute BEST around! We took a 2nd tour because the 1st was so...AWESOME!!

Can't say enough how much fun we had. We watched dolphins and had an anundance of shells, sandollars, shark teeth and more! Randy the captain couldnt be any greater. Thanks... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't say enough how much fun we had. We watched dolphins and had an anundance of shells, sandollars, shark teeth and more! Randy the captain couldnt be any greater. Thanks so...very much. Hope to see you again this year!!

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Captain Randy was the best ! Took us out New Year's Eve to Morris island..saw dolphins,bald eagle and much more..don't miss this water adventure!

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RandyS711, Owner at Island Hopper Boat Charters, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our charter service. It was a pleasure to have you ladies on my boat. Thank you for bringing my New Year in right , by coming on our charter. I hope that 2017 brings you joy and blessings. Capt Randy More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Captain Randy was ready and waiting on our family if 3 right on time to get set out on our 2-hr private charter. His prices were reasonable and he was very knowledgeable of the area - born and raised on these waters and chartering boats for over 20 yrs. I would trust him to take my family out on further... More 

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RandyS711, Owner at Island Hopper Boat Charters, responded to this review

Thank you for the awesome review ! So happy you all enjoyed your charter and look fwd to serving you again. Capt Randy More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Captain Randy was wonderful! He went above and beyond to make sure our family was happy and enjoyed every minute of our ride! Will definitely come back and do it again, and will also recommend captain Randy to anyone who visits Charleston! Was the highlight of our trip.

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RandyS711, Owner at Island Hopper Boat Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! It really makes my day when I read" it was the highlight of your trip" Charleston and Folly set a high standard and I considerer that statement as a great complement. Hope you will join us again. Capt Randy More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Captain Randy was awsome, great hospitality, great sence of humor, great knowledge of the area and history!! Cant wait to go on another tour with him!!! 👍

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RandyS711, Owner at Island Hopper Boat Charters, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our charter service. I am so happy you all enjoyed your excursion and hope to see you again soon! Capt. Randy More 

Chattanooga
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Went on the Eco/Shelling tour with Captain Randy and had an awesome time! Our group was 4 adults and a 19 month old, and we all had fun! On the way to Morris Island, Randy talks about Folly Island history and current events, and he can answer pretty much any question you can think of because he's lived on Folly... More 

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RandyS711, Owner at Island Hopper Boat Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! It is very meaningful to me that you took time out of your busy schedule to review our company. I feel as if I have the best job on the planet! Capt. Randy More 

Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Captain is fabulous! My daughter actually got engaged on the tour, so it made it even better-but u could not choose a better tour. This was our second one with this tour and plan to do it again at end of october!

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RandyS711, Owner at Island Hopper Boat Charters, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our charter service. Passengers have been proposing on our charters for over 20 years and we haven't had a future bride say no yet!! Morris Island is truly a special place. FYI, we can marry them on island if they so desire!! Hope to see you all soon. Capt Randy More 

Charlotte, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

A boat ride with Captain Randy is a must-do if you are in the area! We are repeat customers and over the years have gone on the shelling, lighthouse, and dolphin tours as well as the sunset cruise. Every trip is different and unique but is always a good time, and he will gladly help you choose which is best... More 

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RandyS711, Owner at Island Hopper Boat Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! It brought me great joy to see your families making quality memories and enjoying the island. It is an honor to watch your family grow up and look fwd to many more trips in the future. Capt Randy More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Randy was great! We went on the trip in the evening and the sunset was gorgeous. Lots of beautiful scenery. We got some really neat shells also. Would definitely recommend this trip!

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RandyS711, Owner at Island Hopper Boat Charters, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review ! Our area at sunset will rival any place in the world! So happy you enjoyed your charter and hope to see you soon. Capt.Randy More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Captain Randy took us on a wonderful trip (eco/shelling). We saw dolphins, exceptional views and got so much information. The Morris island is of an unknown beauty. Thanks again for this marvellous trip.

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RandyS711, Owner at Island Hopper Boat Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review ! I agree, Morris Island is a very special place and we love to show it off! Thanks again and hope to serve you again in the future. Capt. Randy More 

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