Boneyard Beach Sunrise Photography Expedition Book Now

Cape Romain is closed from dusk to dawn, and no camping is allowed on refuge islands.  This means that very few people get the opportunity to witness the sunrise on the Boneyard Beach of Bulls Island.  Having seen it ourselves, we know that this is a rare and special moment, standing on a pristine shoreline within a National Wildlife Refuge.

We’ve timed this tour with a low tide a sunrise so that you have all of Boneyard Beach to photograph as the sun peaks over the horizon.  This tour often books out early, so make your reservation as soon as you find the date that suits your schedule!

This photography adventure is suitable for amateurs and professionals.  It is a guide and client favorite (and we don’t offer it often).

Private charters are available.  Contact us for more information.

Things to Know

ACTIVITY LEVEL
You’ll take a boat ride to the island, followed by truck transportation to and from the beach.

TOUR DURATION
You’ll come back with the captain (back to dock before 9) or you can stay and take the ferry back.

WHAT TO WEAR
Shoes that you don’t mind getting wet, 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, (optional) thermos of coffee

NO BIKES
This tour does not allow bikes, even if you are staying later in the day

WE WILL LEAVE YOU IF YOU ARE JUST ONE MINUTE LATE
The sunrise waits for no one and this tour leaves on time. Please arrive early.

NEED TO CANCEL?
You’ll need to cancel prior to 24-hours or you will be charged for the tour.

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Trip Advisor Reviews

"If you're looking for breathtaking views of South Carolina, this tour is for you! The ferry ride allows ample time for taking in crystal clear views of the night sky - the Milky Way was showing off on this morning. After docking, there is a short trailer ride to the boneyard beach. The predawn light is still faint, giving you the chance to set up for photos. The clear coastline offers uninterrupted scenery as the sunrise stretches across the sky. After taking a short walk down the beach for shelling, you are welcome to depart or stay on for more exploring. The trip back winds through Sewee Bay, where you will catch glimpses of local wildlife, including American oystercatchers. Excellent experience with knowledgeable guides - will definitely be going back!"

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