Lighthouse & Charleston Harbor Beach Drop | Family-Friendly! Book Now

This tour is for Pogues only!

A breathtaking look at the Morris Island Lighthouse. Strand-feeding dolphins. Fossil hunting and beach combing.  Historic Shem Creek and Charleston Harbor. This boat ecotour and beach drop gives you the best of Charleston.

• See two historic lighthouses: Morris Island and Sullivans Island
• Learn about Charleston’s cultural and natural history
• Take in beautiful views of Fort Sumter, Castle Pinckney, the Holy City skyline, Ravenel Bridge, and other landmarks
• Dolphin and bird watching from the boat
• Beach comb along the shoreline of  Morris Island to look for shells
• For a little extra fun, we’ll point out the places along the way where Outer Banks was filmed! Many of our captains and mates worked on the “film boats” for both seasons and can share behind-the-scenes stories!

 

This 3-hour boat and island tour is ideal for multi-generational families and younger children. Our Shem Creek dock is conveniently located just over the bridge from downtown Charleston.

 


Don’t see a date that works for your group or want to do this as a private outing?  Book a charter by calling us at (843)884-7684.

Things to Know

ACTIVITY LEVEL
After cruising the Charleston Harbor and the Morris Island Lighthouse by boat, you’ll have about 45 minutes to beach comb and fossil hunt on Morris Island. This is an undeveloped barrier island and does not have bathrooms or shelter.  

TOUR DURATION
3 hours, including a 45-minute beach drop on Morris Island.

WHAT TO WEAR
Shoes that you don’t mind getting wet (Teva-style shoes are best), a hat, and synthetic clothing (it will dry faster than cotton). During cooler weather, dress in layers.

WHAT TO BRING
Drinking water, sunscreen, insect repellent, and snacks.

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 the 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 48 hours in advance to avoid being charged.

NEED TO CANCEL?
You’ll need to cancel prior to 48-hours or you will be charged for the tour.

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Offering Kayaks and Paddleboards

Take in the stunning beauty of local creeks and waters from one of our kayaks or SUPs. Walk-ups are welcome or call / text to book and we’ll be ready when you are. All gear and instruction provided.

Call or text 843.884.7684 to book.

Outpost Location

Need A Guide?

If you really want to get a feel for the local history, identify the native wildlife, and get to special places, you'll need someone experienced to show you the way. We'll get you there.

Check out our Isle of Palms tours.

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