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“captain jim”(18 reviews)
“electric boat”(7 reviews)
“his knowledge”(4 reviews)
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...more
Conway Marina, Elm St, Conway, SC
+1 843-246-1495
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Captain Jim made this tour a very memorable experience- we did not get to cruise in his usual pattern due to high waters and a low bridge but he took us into the beautiful swamp and past the home of his Clemson arch nemesis! So...More

Thank KristieKrejci
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Capt Jim Holbart was very knowledgeable about history of Conway and its former residents. He loves to tell amusing of his childhood growing up in the area and having a swamp & river for his playground. This was a very nice way to spend a...More

Thank wctrvlr
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Do not pass up this affordable and entertaining sightseeing cruise. Worth the drive! Captain Jim was so funny and knowledgeable. My sons loved it (ages 10 and 13). Stop by the Horry County Museum first as he makes reference to local history.

Thank l0nd0njen
Reviewed 26 May 2018

You won't want to miss this trip. Captain Jim was so kind and knowledgeable about the river which he grew up on. Such a relaxing and enjoyable experience! Very nice and clean electric boat, and the price of $15 pp was amazing. Don't miss this...More

1  Thank rjcamp283
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Two hours of history and wonderful time on the water. Captain Jim is very knowledgeable and has a great sense of humor. Love the side stories and the trip down the creek.

Thank OSProfiler
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Captain Jim’s river tour was terrific. His quiet electric boat was perfect for this informative view of the Conway riverfront with its rich southern history.

Thank Karjimcon
Reviewed 31 October 2017

One of THE BEST tours that I have ever taken. Captain Jim grew up in Conway and spent many hours exploring the Waccamaw River area with his friends. He is a GREAT story-teller and passes around historic photos to help illustrate what is being talked...More

1  Thank Nicemeany
Reviewed 14 August 2017

A great getaway from the touristy Myrtle Beach, only about 30 minutes away. Capt Jim was a delightful guide, very knowledgeable about the local history and ecology. Everyone in our group was excited by the electric boat, as it was very quiet and did not...More

Thank ontheroaddrifting
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The time flew by on this relaxing tour on the Waccamaw River. Capt. Jim kept my attention with his stories and history of the river and the town of Conway, there is not much more I can add after reading the other reviews. Enjoy your...More

Thank 71allga
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Nature, water, live oak trees and maybe even a gator- you will love this relaxing tour with a super guide. Small boat- hols about ten- so its an intimate tour.

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