Beaufort SC ~ Port Royal ~ St. Helena Tours
Bay Street Outfitters
825 Bay St, (843)524-5250
Our Redfish fishery is rivaled by very few other locations, and with it being year round each season brings different habits from these fish so each one is a new experience. Visit our website to see the seasons of these Reds and our other species here in Beaufort.
Beaufort Kayak Tours
Explore one of the most interesting areas in Beaufort county, from a natural history, conservation and cultural history standpoint. On this tour we will explore the “C” in the ACE basin, the Combahee River. We will discuss rice culture and history, conservation successes, and the present use of the historic rice fields. This trip is best in fall, winter and spring.
Beaufort Lands End Paddling
Take a two hour tour with an experienced guide. Choose between paddling the Beaufort River or Hunting Island, or a sunset tour at either location. There’s a good chance you’ll see dolphins!
Beaufort Photography Tours
Personalized photo tours of Beaufort and the Sea Islands. Combine the knowledge of hidden gems only locals know about with professional photographers and you have Beaufort Photography Tours. More shooting time, less searching time.
Beaufort History and Movie Tours
Explore the 300+ year history of Beaufort, see its beautiful antebellum homes, Spanish Moss-draped live oaks and beautiful marsh views. Want to see where Forrest Gump crossed into Mississippi? Where Forrest and Bubba fought in Vietnam? Travel on the funeral procession route of The Big Chill. View the beautiful scenery from the Prince of Tides. Visit the spots where Julia Roberts filmed Something to Talk About. See where G.I. Jane was tortured.
Camelot Farms, LLC
101 Tom & Mike Ln, St Helena Island
(843)838-3938. Experience the South Carolina Lowcountry on horseback. Spectacular scenery on our Coast Line Ride, beautiful moss draped oaks on our Plantation Ride, and much more! Located between Beaufort and Fripp Island.
1006 Bay St, Beaufort & 1928 Sea Island Parkway, St Helena Island, (843)929-2047
Ecotours-We search for the most beautiful places on South Carolina’s coast so that you can experience the wonders of the Lowcountry by boat, kayak or paddleboard. Come out on a tour or rental to see the wild side of Beaufort!
Gray Line Beaufort Tours
928 1/2 St, (843)473-7107
Experience over three hundred years of history in Beaufort, South Carolina’s second oldest city. This charming city boasts a fascinating history of exploration by the Spanish, the French and the English. Explore the National Historic Landmark District to admire the sweeping antebellum homes, scenic views, and historic churches. Visit movie locations from Forrest Gump, The Great Santini, The Prince of Tides and The Big Chill, among others.
Historic Churches of Beaufort Self Guided Walking Tour
Click the above link to read about the historic Beaufort churches. Some pre-date the Revolutionary War. Others were instrumental in the education of freedmen.
Janet’s Walking History Tours
1006 Bay St, Downtown Marina, (843)226-4412
Guided, fully narrated, 2 mile walking history tour of Beaufort. Tours begin and end at the Downtown Marina Ship’s Store. Special group tours and times available.
Kazoo Factory Museum and Tours
12 John Galt Rd, Beaufort, (843)982-6387
Fully guided tours are offered Monday – Friday. The tour includes presentations, demonstrations and a walk through the kazoo factory. Visitors even get to make their own kazoo.
Let’s Roam Scavenger Hunts
713 Craven St
Discover South Carolinaʼs second oldest city with this Beaufort scavenger hunt. Established in 1711, Beaufort is one of the few cities in the South to retain so many historic buildings. Boasting a bevy of beautiful mansions, this coastal town is sure to induce “porch envy.” Moss-laden live oaks, sweeping staircases and grand two-story porticos line the cityʼs streets. And behind stately walls, Beaufortʼs historic homes hold fascinating stories of the people who shaped the cityʼs past and present.
Lowcountry Wildlife Photo Safaris
(843)524-3037, Explore the SC lowcountry with Eric Horan, professional wildlife photographer. Eric offers information tours open to photographers of all skill levels through scenic waterways and along pristine beaches of the barrier islands.
Parris Island Tour
111 Panama St, Parris Island (843)228-2951
Self-guided tours available at the Parris Island Museum.
Pat Conroy Literary Center
601 Bladen St, Beaufort
The Pat Conroy Literary Center will cultivate a passionate and inclusive reading and writing community in honor of Pat Conroy, who dedicated his life to spreading his love for literature and writing to future generations.
Penn Center Museum and Historic Site
16 Penn Center Circle, St Helena Island
River Excursions of Beaufort
The Sands, Port Royal (843)812-9925
Offering dolphin tours, sandbar picnics, barrier island beach combing and much more.
Sea Island Carriage
930 Bay St, (843)476-7789
Narrated carriage tour of the Old Point neighborhood and Historic District of Beaufort.
Southurn Rose Buggy Tours
1002 Bay St, Beaufort, (843)524-2900
Narrated buggy tours of historic Beaufort by professionally trained guides. Buggies depart from the Waterfront Marina.
St Phillips Island Tours
Hunting Island State Park Nature Center, (843) 884-7684
Take the ferry from Hunting Island State Park to St. Phillips Island. Departing from the Hunting Island State Park Nature Center, the boat tour to St. Phillips Island is a naturalist-led ecotour along the Story River to the St. Phillips Island dock. Once on the island, a park ranger will welcome everyone before boarding the tram to the beach. You’ll have time to beach comb, hike interior trails or simply relax on the beach with a picnic. After your ramblings on this pristine barrier island, the tram will take you back to the dock for the return trip to the mainland.
Tales of the Lowcountry
Two hour walking tour or a one hour air conditioned van tour jam packed with over 500 years of history, folktales, and Hollywood lore surrounding our beloved Beaufort by the sea. Take a ghost tour visit all the local “haunts” intertwining ghost tales with the history of Beaufort.
Cruise on our powerboat. Play on the sandbar, watch dolphins, or just drift with the tides and watch the sun go down. Learn about the complex ecosystem within Fripp Inlet. Travel with the captain and explore one of our many barrier islands. Sailing enthusiasts will enjoy a sailing tour or lessons.