Cape Romain Lighthouses Tour Book Now

2021 Dates:  April 18, May 2, October 10

Departure Point: Robert E. Ashley Boat Landing, 405 Pinckney Street, McClellanville, SC 29458


Four times each year, Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge offers a tour to Lighthouse Island where you can view two historic lights built in 1827 and 1857, respectively.

Winding 6 miles offshore though the estuary to the island is part of the adventure, and skilled naturalists will provide interpretation of the flora and fauna that surrounds the boat en route to the destination.  Expect to see bottlenose dolphins, American oystercatchers, bald eagles, ospreys, pelicans and myriad other species on this adventure.

The lights are a significant maritime landmark and are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The 1827 lighthouse is the oldest of its kind still standing in the United States.

This is an incredible outdoor adventure that combines a fun-filled boat eco-tour with history of the lighthouses. Book your ticket today and embark on this special expedition!

Things to Know

COVID -19 SAFETY
We currently require masks onboard the boat.  We have reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. 

ACTIVITY LEVEL
This excursion is suitable for most abilities and ages.  Participants will be on the boat for the entirety of the tour.

TOUR DURATION
3 hours

WHAT TO WEAR
Hat, comfortable clothes (watch the weather and dress accordingly), for cooler temperatures dress in layers.

WHAT TO BRING
Drinking water, sunscreen, insect repellent

WEATHER POLICY
If the captain feels that it will be UNSAFE to run (ie. thunder, lightning, or high winds) Coastal Expeditions will cancel at no charge to you. We will contact you before your trip if weather is going to be an issue. If you decide not to go due to light rain or hot/cold weather you need to cancel 72 hours in advance to avoid being charged.

NEED TO CANCEL?
You’ll need to cancel 72 hours prior or you will be charged for the tour.

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