Daufuskie Island Day Trips

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Daufuskie Island is rich in Gullah history. A visit to the island is like stepping back in time. Read more here.

1. Ferry Boat Ride to Island
Haig Point Lighthouse(1)


Enjoy a 45 minute ferry ride to Daufuskie.

Since Daufuskie is an island without a bridge, you can only get here by passenger ferry or boat (no cars on the ferries).   Visit  the Daufuskie Island Ferry  website.   It runs 8 times a day on the same schedule every day, rain or shine. Limited ferry crossings are also available on holidays.

Whether you are just spending the day or staying a week, you will need land transportation to get around Daufuskie.  Renting a golf cart is the preferred method on the island.

alt2. Robert Kennedy Historic Trail walk –includes all historic sites of  the island

The Robert Kennedy Historic Trail winds its way around the island highlighting historically significant sites. Along the trail visitors will find the Billie Burn Museum, the Gullah Learning Center, tabby ruins, historic cemeteries & homes, and old logging railroad line. Read more here.

3. Lunch at a local restaurant 

The island has excellent seafood restaurant options for visitors.alt

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