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May River Excursions

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“captain chris”(55 reviews)
“crabbing trip”(19 reviews)
May River Excursions operates out of Old Town Bluffton, SC on Calhoun Street. We offer a variety of boating excursions ranging from dolphin watching and shark fishing to heart-pounding watersports rides and instruction. Although excursions vary by...more
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81 Calhoun St, Bluffton, SC 29910-7013
+1 843-304-2878
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All reviews captain chris daufuskie island crabbing trip saw dolphins blue crab clams trout water taxi great trip dolphin tour boat ride catching crabs learned how highly recommend this trip morning fishing black drum excellent fishing
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never crabbed before, but Buddy our Captain made the trip most enjoyable. Boat held 6 guests comfortably. Short trip to the crabbing area. All equipment provided by the Captain. We had a 90 minute tour which went by like a flash. Excellend knowledge...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank J2539XFmiket
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We went blue crabbing with our 2 teens. It was about 1.5 hours total with just our family of 4. It was so much fun and we caught a big bucket full of blue crabs. We cooked them ourselves but I would not recommend (to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Tremors C
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Knowing our captain literally grew up in these waters, I expected him to put us into good spots, but I never imagined he would put us right on so many good fish. Such a great attitude and a helpful demeanor. A wealth of knowledge for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Josh H
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Foljs, this is an ideal thing to do when you are in Hilton Head because it’s so much fun and because it’s virtually free! We caught 15 keeper blue crabs in just under an hour and a half and Hudson‘s seafood cooked them for free!...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank MichaelArndt
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The family and I used May River excursions for a sightseeing tour that was filled with awesome discoveries and fun knowledgeable staff very friendly definitely will go with them again in the future0

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David P
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Captain Allick was great. He guided us to areas with an abundance of fish. He was great with our kids ages 7 and 8. We took an excursion to collect sharks’ teeth. He taught our kids good casting technique. Overall, a highlight of our trip...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Weveras
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Took our granddaughter on a once and a lifetime horseback ride on beautiful trails and beach. Our guide "Claire" was knowledgeable and kept us safe. My advice is that you have some riding experience because you do have to control a very strong (and fast)...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dlambertinsurance
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went crabbing with Buddy today and had the best time! Buddy was very informative and great as a guide. Picked quite a bit of blue crab and got to take home quite a bit as well! Make sure to bring a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Danielle-n-Joe
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Great people and very friendly. My husband and I took our dog and spent 3 days at the Island. The wonderful young boat captain was great and very helpful. He also picked us up when our trip was over.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank chlet283
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Captain Chris met us at the dock and we took a lovely ride to Daufuskie Island. We got off the boat and were met by Sallie Ann. She has a contagious smile and genuine love of her island home. Meeting Sallie Ann was like seeing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Betty K
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Forrest H
18 October 2016|
Response from maryaiana | Reviewed this property |
That would be something you would have to ask him directly.
Dianna S
14 March 2016|
Response from hoosierhiker | Reviewed this property |
There were five people in our party...four adults and one child.