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Island Hopper Boat Charters

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Address: 3 Mariners Cay Dr, Mariners Cay Marina, Folly Beach, SC 29439
Phone Number: +1 843-906-4656
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Island Hopper Boat Charters is a family owned and operated charter company...

Island Hopper Boat Charters is a family owned and operated charter company serving Charleston and Folly Beach since 1997. We offer private boat charters including lighthouse/ shelling trips, dolphin watches and sunset cruises. Capt. Randy Smith is native to the area and places great emphasis on safety and fun. Our primary goal is when you step off our charter, you and your family will have created a lifelong memory !

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Captain Randy was wonderful! He went above and beyond to make sure our family was happy and enjoyed every minute of our ride! Will definitely come back and do it again, and will... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Brooke J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain Randy was wonderful! He went above and beyond to make sure our family was happy and enjoyed every minute of our ride! Will definitely come back and do it again, and will also recommend captain Randy to anyone who visits Charleston! Was the highlight of our trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Randy was awsome, great hospitality, great sence of humor, great knowledge of the area and history!! Cant wait to go on another tour with him!!! 👍

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Chattanooga
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Went on the Eco/Shelling tour with Captain Randy and had an awesome time! Our group was 4 adults and a 19 month old, and we all had fun! On the way to Morris Island, Randy talks about Folly Island history and current events, and he can answer pretty much any question you can think of because he's lived on Folly... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Captain is fabulous! My daughter actually got engaged on the tour, so it made it even better-but u could not choose a better tour. This was our second one with this tour and plan to do it again at end of october!

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Charlotte, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

A boat ride with Captain Randy is a must-do if you are in the area! We are repeat customers and over the years have gone on the shelling, lighthouse, and dolphin tours as well as the sunset cruise. Every trip is different and unique but is always a good time, and he will gladly help you choose which is best... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Randy was great! We went on the trip in the evening and the sunset was gorgeous. Lots of beautiful scenery. We got some really neat shells also. Would definitely recommend this trip!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Captain Randy took us on a wonderful trip (eco/shelling). We saw dolphins, exceptional views and got so much information. The Morris island is of an unknown beauty. Thanks again for this marvellous trip.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Captain Randy was a great guide! He was very knowledgeable about the history of Folly Beach and the areas landmarks. We all enjoyed his sense of humor and the fun of seeing dolphins in their natural habitat.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Randy was a great tour guide for our little group of 6 (including 3 kids). Found great shells, spotted dolphins and many birds. Smooth boating too.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Our whole family aged 68 to 18 months enjoyed this trip very much. It was a 2 hour trip on a speedboat which goes through the waterways out to Morris Island. We saw Dolphins on our trip which was just so special. Morris Island is good for finding shells, seeing fishes and loads of crabs. The waters around are not... More 

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