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Bulls Island Ferry

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Garris Landing, Awendaw, SC
+1 843-881-4582
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Bulls Island Ferry

Great day on Bulls Island. Started the day at 4:30 AM for the Sunrise photo event. Sunrise was... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2014
Greenville, South Carolina
Great Time For The Family

It is a great getaway from the usual beach day and great for building some good memories with this... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2014
Huntersville, North Carolina
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Garris Landing, Awendaw, SC
+1 843-881-4582
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Reviewed 9 June 2014

Great day on Bulls Island. Started the day at 4:30 AM for the Sunrise photo event. Sunrise was great as was the bird life found throughout the island. Naturalist onboard the ride back to the mainland was very knowledgeable. She & the captain of the...More

Thank Michael5451
Reviewed 8 June 2014

It is a great getaway from the usual beach day and great for building some good memories with this family of 5. Pack snacks and water and be comfortable ... You will have a great time if those things are covered.

1  Thank Mike_3847D23
Reviewed 4 June 2014

If you are a lover of nature this trips for you. It's family friendly as long as your reasonably healthy and are up to a hike of several miles. You'll see some natural beauty of an unimproved barrier island (groomed trails) native wildlife ranging from...More

Thank Bohntr
Reviewed 2 June 2014

We took the 1/2 day ferry to Bull Island on the Coastal Adventures boat. Trip to and from island was beautiful. Naturalist on the trip gave a lot of good information about wildlife we were seeing and would see. She was very knowledgeable, engaging and...More

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We took the ferry across to Bulls Island for a 1/2 day excursion. Best experience ever. The ferry is operated by experienced and knowledgeable scientists who are enthusiastic and excited about their work. They made us all feel like we were the first group ever...More

Thank lilla-svenska
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Awesome Day! Took the ferry to Bulls island in the morning & stayed all day until the ferry came back to pick us up at 4, reluctant to go & could of stayed all evening!!! The captain & first mate were very personable & a...More

1  Thank Pat P
Reviewed 21 May 2014

the island was one of the most beautiful places i have visited. the beach was like something i remember 50 years ago, with nice untouched dunes, birds, and lots of shells. no other foots prints to see. Olivia our guide was wonderful, she detected that...More

1  Thank Mandy S
Reviewed 19 May 2014

I have just completed one of the eight annually offered overnight trips to Bulls Island with accommodations at the Dominic House. This has been my third overnight visit and I plan on continuing to make this trip at least an annual visit. Chris Crowley and...More

1  Thank gseanthompson
Reviewed 11 May 2014

We had an amazing day, such a variety of environments can be found on the island. The guides were great, we ran into them on one of the trails and they pointed out some baby birds and answered all of our questions. After hiking around...More

1  Thank BicycleGirl1
Reviewed 10 May 2014

My husband and I went with our Swiss cousins. The boat ride was so interesting! Our guide, Olivia, is a delight and so well informed about the area, wildlife, shells, etc. It was quite an education. Hiked to Boneyard Beach which is beautiful and actually...More

3  Thank merbates
CoastalEx, Manager at Bulls Island Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2014

We love it when locals bring out-of-town guest...especially when they are international! Going into the refuge gives visitors a look at what the Lowcountry was like when the first ships arrived in Charleston and offers an opportunity to get up close to the fauna. And...More

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Response from sethelm | Reviewed this property |
We spent all day and it was thebest way to do it.
2 August 2017|
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Response from Chris C | Property representative |
Hi Mary Ann! Nothing is paved and the islands trails are sandy or grassy, depending where you are.
Lynn C
29 July 2017|
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Response from mggardenfool | Reviewed this property |
The company monitors the weather. If it cancels, you get a refund. Remember, it rains often in CHS in the summer.