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
(843)525-0810
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
(252)259-6227
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
(843)940-7166
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 
(843)838-2746
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.

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.
(843)-379-7025

Penn Center Museum and Historic Site
16 Penn Center Circle, St Helena Island
(843)838-2474

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
(843)812-2924
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.

Tidal Tours
(843)592-0448
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.

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The Lowcountry & Resort Islands Region of South Carolina includes the four, southern-most counties in the state, Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton, and Colleton, which are bordered on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and on the west by the Savannah River and the state of Georgia.

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The shore gently recedes beneath the stunning Pawleys Island Pier. The unique island town, located about 25 miles south of Myrtle Beach and 70 miles north of Charleston, exudes laid-back, beachy vibes. Locals have definitely adopted an island state of mind and encourage visitors to as well. When you go, make sure to relax on the beach, explore the famous sand dunes, or fish in one of the many adjacent creeks.⏰ Best time of the day to visit: We guarantee that you’re going to want to spend a whole day here. We recommend getting to the beach at around 10am.🗓️ Best time of the year: Pawleys Island has the best weather during the spring and early summer months.🏖️ Things to do while there: Pawleys Island Nature Park, Pawleys Island Chapel, Hopsewee Plantation.🐠 Things to visit in the area: Brookgreen Gardens (brookgreen_gardens), take a walking ghost tour, Myrtle Beach (mymyrtlebeach), Harborwalk Marina, South Carolina Maritime Museum (southcarolinamaritimemuseum).🏨 Where to stay: The Oceanfront Litchfield Inn (oceanfrontlitchfieldinn), Litchfield Beach and Golf Resort (litchfieldbeachandgolf), Sea View Inn (seaviewinn), 620 Prince (620prince).Photo by qcphotographer
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Headed down the road....Edisto Island.  #edisto #sclowcountry #trees #endofday  #beauty #islandsofsc
Spanish moss drapes the live oak trees that are ubiquitous to the Edisto Island area. Did you know that Edisto gets its name from the native Edistow people? The Edistow Native Americans were a sub tribe of the Cusabo indians, a group of Native Americans who lived along the Atlantic coast in South Carolina.⏰ Best time of the day to visit: Stop by mid-morning. That way you can explore the island, grab lunch, and stay for the amazing sunset if you choose.🏖️ Things to do while there: Edisto Environmental Learning Center, Boneyard Beach, Scott Creek Inlet, Big Bay Creek, SeaCow Eatery.☀️ Things to visit in the area: Jungle Road Park, Bay Creek Park, Otter Islands, Spanish Mount Point.📆 Best time of the year to visit: For warmer weather come anywhere from March-August.🏨 Where to stay: Fripp Island Golf & Beach Resort (frippislandrsrt), Seabrook Island Club (seabrook_sc), The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort (kiawahresort), Charleston Kiawah Island/Andell Inn (andellinn).Photo by qcphotographer
Discover at your own leisure at the coastaldiscoverymuseum 🌳  From century-old buildings with storied pasts, to wooden boardwalks that stretch into the Jarvis Creek salt marsh, there's always something to explore!
Reposted from coastaldiscoverymuseum Hilton Head Island has the second highest tidal range on the East Coast, second only to Canada’s Bay of Fundy. The average tidal range here is 7-9 feet between high and low tides.The Salt Marsh is one of our area’s most prominent features, not to mention an essential resource. Most coastal creatures depend partially or even fully on the Salt Marsh for survival as it serves as a nursery, as well as a water filter vital for the functioning of the entire coastal ecosystem.Explore the Lowcountry up close with a visit to the Coastal Discovery Museum and head out into the marsh via the Osprey Outlook floating dock on a self-guided tour or register for the weekly Salt Marsh Discovery program to learn from an expert how and why this particular environment is so important. (843) 689-6767 ext. 223 or coastaldiscovery.org.
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A visitor takes a leisurely stroke under a canopy of live oaks draped with Spanish moss in the Palmetto Bluff (palmettobluff) neighborhood of Bluffton, South Carolina. Palmetto Bluff is a picturesque community that sits in the heart of Lowcountry. Nestled along the May River, it’s abundant with beautiful walking trails, historic sites, and stunning views.⏰ Best time of the day to visit: There is no wrong time to visit Palmetto Bluff. However, we highly recommend sticking around for one of their spectacular sunsets.🛶 Things to do while there: Stop by Cole’s for some regionally inspired Southern fare, paddle board, kayak, or canoe along the May River, go saltwater fishing, take a tour at Bluffton Jack's Old Town Tours.🌊 Things to visit in the area: Palmetto Bluff Conservancy, Old Town Bluffton, Bluffton Oyster Factory Park, May River Sandbar, Heyward House Museum and Welcome Center (heywardhouse).📆 Best time of the year to visit: For the best weather, we recommend visiting between March and May or from September to November.🏨 Where to stay: The Montage Palmetto Bluff Resort (montagepalmettobluff) is the only resort in Palmetto Bluff. However, there are plenty of places to stay in the surrounding areas including: Old Town Bluffton Inn (oldtownblufftoninn), The Inn & Club at Harbour Town (theinnandclubatharbourtown), Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island (sonestahhi).Photo by jpgriceoz
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The seed has been planted…going to be a long couple of weeks….#scducks #ducks #duckhunting #moistsoil #moistsoilmanagement #redriderbbgun #sclowcountry #savannah #beaufort #charlestonsc #goldenisles #ducksunlimited
It’s my last week in the Lowcountry. I will be incredibly happy to be back home, but I will sure miss these views. ☀️🌴[Image Description: a photo of a sun setting over the Lowcountry wetlands. The cloud in the sky are reflected on the water below.]
I'm wringing this chamois for all its worth. The diversity of subjects at this place is endless.#ilfordfp4 #lowcountryphotographer #southernconversations #sclowcountry #lowcountryscenes #saltmarsh #bnwmood #mediumformatfilm #silvervisionfilm
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Riding into the weekend like...Isn't this live oak tree tunnel beautiful? Live oak, draped in Spanish moss, is emblematic of South Carolina and many of the Southern states. We love these iconic trees, not only for their beauty, but their history as well. The average lifespan of a live oak is 300 years!Photo by qcphotographer
The tickets for our Decoration Day Gullah Campfire Supper with Stories and Songs are available now through our website, link in bio.We are Hipcamp hosts.  You can attend the event and stay over, extra spaces will be made available.  Contact us for more information.  Our Hipcamp listing name is Friendly Fowl Farm.This event will celebrate the United States Colored Troops in the Beaufort area and the establishment of the Grand Army Union Post and the Hall, it’s members and their mission.The guest speaker for this year is Rev. Dr. Elijah Washington, the current Commander of the Grand Army of the Republic whose historic hall is located at 706 Newcastle Street, Beaufort.Built in 1896, this meeting hall for the post is believed to be the only surviving building in South Carolina associated with the Grand Army of the Republic. The post hosted annual Decoration Day services at Beaufort National Cemetery and the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War continue that tradition. It is included in the Beaufort Historic District.
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The magic of the season has begun in our SC Lowcountry. Come see!#thatsmylowcountry #naturallyamazing #sclowcountry #beaufortcountysc #colletoncountysc #hamptoncountysc #jaspercountysc #tistheseason #holidayseason
“Beaufort River Sunset”
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