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Address: Conway Marina, Elm St, Conway, SC
Phone Number: +1 843-246-1495
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Outstanding river tour of the local Conway, SC (near Myrtle Beach) Waccamaw...

Outstanding river tour of the local Conway, SC (near Myrtle Beach) Waccamaw River area. Comfortable electric boat (no background noise), good tour guide, several tours/day and very reasonably priced for a 2 hour tour. A great activity for a visit to the Myrtle Beach SC area.

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Great local history

Very nice tour. Capt Jim gives a great lesson on local history and historic places. Boat ride is very quiet and during the part where the tour goes into the cypress swamp is very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 August 2016
James L
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Lake George, Colorado
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Lake George, Colorado
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Very nice tour. Capt Jim gives a great lesson on local history and historic places. Boat ride is very quiet and during the part where the tour goes into the cypress swamp is very peaceful. You would never know that you were only minutes away from the downtown. Highly recommend!

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Cant. Jim's River Memories tour is excellent, he goes through the History of Conway and the Waccamaw River, and the families who important to its development. The boat seats about 10 people and is totally electric and is reasonably priced at $15 for an hour and a half to two hour tour. We have taken 3 times and would do... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

After six years of intentions, my wife and I finally drove to Conway's marina to take a ride down the Waccamaw River with Cap'n Jim. My wife has always worried about "what's in the water" but agreed to find out first hand. A visit to Conway, has always been a must during our month long stays in Myrtle Beach. We... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

I nice place to visit to get your mind in order also you can ride the river boat it's located downtown and Conway SC

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Smiths Falls
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2015

We took this trip and were amazed at the beauty, tranquillity of the swamp area. Cpt Jim was very pleasant. His stories of his childhood antics in along the river were ones to turn a mother's hair grey. It was an amazing day trip, recommended for all ages. Older children would love it.

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2015

It's an easy walk less than a mile long along the Waccamaw River. You will see a couple of historic buildings (the Rainbow Plant Food Plant and the Burroughs Company Warehouse). It also offers a picnic area, a playground, and gardens. There are beautiful old oak trees with spanish moss hanging on them shading the walk. Just take your time... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2014

This was a very pleasant, informative and enjoyable experience! Captain Jim knows all the history of the Waccamaw River and Conway area. He is in his element at all times! The way he shares his knowledge and lifetime experiences makes this trip one not to be missed! We will definitely travel aboard the River Memories on another trip to the... More 

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Mint Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2014 via mobile

Captain Jim is a native of this area. he his very informative and very nice. this river tour was fun, relaxing and learning local history just added a delight to this experience. thank you for a wonderful boat ride!

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Little River, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2014

Riverboat Memories takes you back to a slower paced time when as a boy Captain Jim's playground was the Waccamaw River. He has a lifetime of memories to share along with the rich history of the area and people along the river. He has illustrations to go along with his stories. Well worth the time and money. The boat is... More 

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North Canton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2014

The small covered boat holds about 12 - there were 8 on our tour.. Capt. Jim grew up on the river & was a constant source of information & anecdotes about the river. Conway is about 40 minutes from Myrtle beach & the tour is a nice way to relax. The cost is $15 per person.

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