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Rover Boat Tours - Carolina Rover

735 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3625
+1 843-546-8822
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Great Time On The Carolina Rover

Husband and I have always wanted to take this tour whenever we visited Georgetown but always ran... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kathy6149433
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Pinebluff, North Carolina
Lovely

Love it great tour all was nice but the price was a bit high 38 dollars per person just a plain... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tony C
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JOIN US FOR A SHELLING AND LIGHTHOUSE CRUISE ABOARD THE CAROLINA ROVER! The Carolina Rover will take you, your family and friends out on a 3 - 4 hour Eco-tourism cruise that is guaranteed to be unlike any other attraction along the Grand Strand. Our comfortable shaded 40 ft. Pontoon boat will cruise on smooth inland waters to a remote barrier island where the Winyah Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. We take you through a bird-watcher's paradise to South Carolina's oldest lighthouse, the Georgetown Light, 1811, that lit the way for two centuries for seafarers. You will then be able to explore and beachcomb where the sea unfolds her secrets depositing an ever-changing array of shelling opportunities. During this adventure you will see the sight of the Civil War wreck of the Union flagship, the USS Harvest Moon, and our naturalists will give an informative commentary on the historic plantation tidelands. Keep an eye out for such wildlife as Dolphins, Bald Eagles, Alligators, and Sturgeon! This cruise is a wonderful unique experience for all ages.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“north island” (38 reviews)
“boat ride” (21 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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735 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3625
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Husband and I have always wanted to take this tour whenever we visited Georgetown but always ran out of time. Made the tour a priority for this trip and were not disappointed. Captain and the First Mate / Guide were great and we enjoyed every...More

Thank kathy6149433
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love it great tour all was nice but the price was a bit high 38 dollars per person just a plain tour and just a few things to watch i had went to better tour and i had to pay for water wow ..

1  Thank Tony C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must do with the family. The scenery is absolutely breathtaking make sure you bring a good camera and a couple bottles of ice cold water and you have a wonderful time great family memories

Thank Dana V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tour company said to arrive 30 minutes prior to departure; we arrived exactly 30 minutes early and were the next to last group to check in and at the end of the line to board the boat. As people boarded we could not figure out...More

Thank highcat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Boat n crew was nice but we went in the afternoon finding shells was terrible all it was . Was oyster shells everywhere what shells i found , i found on the beach in front of our hotels. If you do decide to go GO...More

1  Thank tessy9i7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Leave the hotels and crowded beaches behind. Take your family on an amazing adventure that they will never forget. North Island is what South Carolina is really about. Even this local enjoyed getting away from it all.

Thank littlefishie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Would recommend this trip to every one either visitors or locals Our captain John, was a good one, and our tour guide, Elizabeth was very knowledgeable . A great thing well worth the money

Thank Meri-kathryn P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great day on the river! The naturalist and captain were great! We got to see dolphins and boats racing in to get their catch in for the Governor's cup. If you are in Georgetown, check out this tour!

Thank William A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff and crew are wonderful. They are knowledgeable and professional as well as tons of fun. The shelling was great and the trip was worth every penny. I can't wait to go again. This was definitely the highlight of my vacation!

Thank Brenda F
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This is a must when visiting Myrtle Beach. We take this tour every time we visit and are always pleasantly surprised. The uninhabited island is breathtakingly beautiful; in fact surreal. We have never come back empty handed. You will have a great tour!!!

Thank Kristen P
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Brad M
What percentage of your trips are completely sold out with 31 passengers?
8 April 2017|
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Response from Tamela W | Property representative |
We carry up to 41 passengers. In 2016 96.7% of our trips had 40-41 passengers.
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lkkalj
Do they have lunch?
6 November 2016|
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Response from Tamela W | Property representative |
We only sell bottled water for $1.00 each (cash). You are urged to bring drinks (you will need to hydrate) and snacks or a picnic to be consumed on the cruise (you will get hungry). All coolers should be 12 pack or smaller... More
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nrmnates
Is your boat handicaped accessable ?
25 April 2016|
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Response from Karen B | Reviewed this property |
You can get a wheel chair down to the boat. But I do remember that I had to step from ramp down into the boat but the best thing to do is call the office, since they might have a ramp that would make is handicap access.
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