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Address: 1950 Wachesaw Rd, Wacca Wache Marina, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-6706
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+1 843-651-2994

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Mid-April airboat

Enjoyable ride. However, because the tide was not high we were not able to go through the reeds (I think that is what they would be called). We stayed on the river. Saw... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyable ride. However, because the tide was not high we were not able to go through the reeds (I think that is what they would be called). We stayed on the river. Saw alligators, turtles, herons, osprey, etc. Comfortable boat and easy to get in and out of, even with bad knees.

Thank shfrye
Windsor, Connecticut, United States
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have family visiting and am also new to the area so looked online and found this tour. We were fortunate as it was a beautiful day to be on the rivers - Waccamaw and PeeDee. The tour was very informative with the guide providing information about the early history of the area, the many plantations, agriculture and how much... More 

Thank LynnAL15
Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So interesting to see the plantations from the river. Being a docent at Brookgreen Gardens. it was wonderful to see the actual plan for rice delivery to the Waccamaw River, then down to Georgetown, and then overseas. thank you. A great lecture regarding river conversation.

Thank ChrissiG5
San Antonio, Texas
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90 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour was very educational. It is a great way to discover the early history of South Carolina and its dependence on rice being grown by slaves brought over from Africa. It was cold on the day we visited so most people stayed inside, but we could still see all of the sites along the river. Some beautiful houses are... More 

Thank lucsimsthomas
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are locals & let our 4 kids pick something to do over spring break. This was a great choice. You will not be disappointed. Very friendly staff. You do need a coupon for every person in your party. If you are booking online you will need to book each one separate to use a coupon for each person .

Thank Jennifer M
Keene, New Hampshire, United States
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went on the air boat tour while my hubby was golfing. It was easy to make a reservation on-line. I sat in the front and enjoyed the tour. There were no gators to spot that day, but we saw plenty of birds (egret, blue heron, bald eagle, etc) and lots of turtles sunning themselves. I'd recommend it to anyone.... More 

Thank Ann B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent experience. The captain and the tour guide were both very knowledgeable and very friendly. Great trip and for the price it cannot be beat. Will definitely recommend this to others!

Thank lavery_lisa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I booked this adventure while on vacation with my husband and our friends. We do a lot of golfing so I thought this would be something different. We had such a nice, calm day with amazing scenery. We saw wildlife and our guide was very knowledgeable and a little mischievous when he turned the boat and sprayed water on us.... More 

Thank Madeline C
Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

The week we were in the Myrtle Beach area was frigid for the locals, but acceptable ( barely) for us "hearty" Minnesotans. The boat itself had an enclosed seating area that was very comfortable. The tour guide was fantastic. He told the story of the rice fields in the area and how it all worked with a very easy to... More 

Thank john w
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

This was an informative trip - the speaker (forgot his name!) narrated throughout the whole cruise down the river. It was a chilly day but there is an enclosed area on the boat and it was quite comfortable. Great trip for families.

Thank 616ruthie

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