Travel from Blackwater to Saltwater on a Quest for Swallow-tailed Kites, Warblers, Alligators and Dolphins
Travel through diverse ecosystems - from lush bottom land forests, through freshwater tidal marshlands and remnant rice fields, into a salt-marsh estuary where you'll find yourself on the front beach of a barrier island looking out across the open Atlantic.
(limited to 15 people/excursion)
Pole Yard Landing on Hwy. 17 in Georgetown, SC
Directions from Charleston:
Head north towards Georgetown on Hwy 17;
Cross the North Santee River and take the very next right onto Pole Yard Way;
It is clearly marked Pole Yard Landing
Please arrive early; Boat will leave promptly
(includes boat tour and exploration of Cedar Island)
Participants will take a boat tour to Cedar Island. Upon arriving at this barrier island, participants will be dropped directly on the beach. This is an excellent tour for all ages and activity levels.
WHAT TO WEAR:
Shoes that you don't mind getting wet (Tevas-style shoes are best), a hat, and synthetic clothing (it will dry faster than cotton). During cooler weather, dress in layers.
WHAT TO BRING:
Drinking water (1 liter+/person), sunscreen; insect repellent,
Pack a lunch and snacks for an oceanside picnic.
• Plantation History
• Island Exploration & Beach Combing
• Optional Swimming (in warmer months)
Bulls Island Ferry
Morris Island Boat Tour