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jenniferguinn

Such a great staff and tour! Weather could have been better but the staff made the most of it and it was perfect! Highly recommend this sunset cruise!

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CR_Carl

Excellent sunset cruise on the Charleston Harbor! The guides were extremely informative and friendly, the views were spectacular and the wildlife was plentiful. Highly recommended, especially for first-time travelers to the city.

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Richard Rivera

Great tour... Friendly captain. And Crew...... Highly recommend to anyone who visit Charelston area

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Steven-Kelli Graves

LOVED it!!! Highly recommend! Wonderful guides!!

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Kelli McAleenan

We went on the Nature tour and had a wonderful time. Our guide was awesome and very knowledgeable. The kids learned a lot and got a hands on experience. Resonably priced, great employees, clean boats and good times!!!

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Jimmy Brooks

We had an excellent time. My daughter talked about it have the night. Crew and Guide did a great job. We will be back next time we are in Charleston.

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We are so glad y’all enjoyed the tour! Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us a great review. We appreciate it!

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Christopher East

Brian does a great tour! Tons of fun, great history and beautiful way to see Charleston.

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Thanks so much Christopher! I had a great time with y’all and I really appreciate the great review!

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Donna Fodrie T

We had a great time riding over to Morris Island. Our guide was Ally. She is very good with young children! I will do this again.

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Jimmy B

We had a really good time. Our crew was great. Mimi our guide was perfect. Lots of knowledge about the area. Backed up by facts and pictures. They had snack and some drinks. Beer and Wine also. I would recommend it to anyone visiting …

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Thomas Andrew

This was a great boat ride!! Captain was terrific!! Story telling was excellent!! Atmosphere was epic!! I highly recommend this sunset outing! If you want a nice, relaxing, fun night out on the water. DO THIS TRIP!!!

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Kim D

The cruise did last for two hours and you could take in everything in the Charleston Harbor. I would like more history, but the guide did give us the highlights of what we were seeing. Just make sure you're not looking for a history tour.

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natlparkhopper

We had such a great time. Our naturalist, Stephanie, was personable, knowledgeable, and engaging. Everyone had a great time, we saw crabs in their habitat, we collected some cool shells, we spotted dolphins to the delight of all. The only …

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Peggy McNeely

Wonderful cruise. Highly recommend it!!

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Laurie and Dave S

I wouldn't change a thing about the two hours we spent on this experience. The captain provided a smooth sail around Charleston Harbor with a stop on Morris Island. The naturalist was interesting and brought in information about the sights …

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jrichardslpn

Good trip. People were not crowded in and you had space to walk around. Captain Matt and crew were a lot of fun.

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Steve H

As always we enjoyed the ghost tour around Charleston. The crew were great. Will be back on our next visit. We're regulars.

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joewak

Ghost boat tour with Ed Macy was awesome. My kids and I had a really good time and would recommend this trip.

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CobbCoGA

This was a different way to do a ghost tour. Honestly, you couldn’t see a whole heck of a lot out on the water at night, but it was nice, riding around, listening to stories. Going under the bridge at night is pretty. The wait was a little …

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Joe Walkowiak

Had an awesome ghost tour with Ed Macy as our guide. He told some great stories and is very knowledgeable. Go check them out if you are in town.

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We are so glad y’all enjoyed your haunted harbor tour with Ed Macy! We think he is great too! Thanks for taking the time to give us a 5 star review! It means a lot.

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115curtl

A unique way to see the city at night with unique stories as well. A great way for a family to spend quality time together.

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humblecreativegenius

Wanted to get out on the water and celebrate Halloween with a fun group. Our guide was upbeat and fun – she got everyone engaged and laughing despite the "spooky" holiday theme. I learned some great new folklore about my fave home away from…

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Keith B

We had a wonderful haunted boat tour on a beautiful cool fall evening. Ed, the narrator was a great storyteller and can really hold one's interest and is very knowledgeable of his material. I recommend this tour to anyone.

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MzFelona

This was a fun tour with very friendly staff. The views of the harbor at night were great and the stories were interesting and well told. It's a great option for those that can't do a lot of walking around as most of the ghost tours in …

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Mazie D

Mimi and staff was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Loved that she included our son in a ghost story!

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Heather Wiltsie Foley

We had a great time lat night!! Beautiful sunset and dolphin sightings🐬⛵️

Everyone at Sandlapper Tours was amazing from beginning to end. Will definitely sail again and recommend them.

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Wow! Thanks so much for the kind words! We definitely appreciate you taking the time to give us a great review! Look forward to welcoming y'all back again soon.

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Teresa Dunser Walker

Captain Mike and Allie were great! Had a wonderful time!!

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Thank you! So glad y'all had a great time....

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Phylliss Thomas Payne

Fantastic! Captain Mike & Crystal! Sunset Cruze was the best!

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Thank you for taking the time to give us a 5 star review. We appreciate it very much!

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Marvin Hemingway

It was such a wonderful experience, we loved every moment of it. And the Hostess & Captain was very friendly and all smiles. We must do this again!

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We are delighted that y'all enjoyed your tour with us. Thanks so much for taking the time to give us a 5 star review. It means a lot!

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Bless Beyond Measures

Everything was beautiful from beginning to end, they really made us feel welcome. I loved seeing the dolphins,the yachts & learning about those old building and ships.

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Wow. A 5 star review is our highest compliment. Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience with us! We really appreciate it!

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Mariah Avant

We had a great time on the Sunset Tour. Alee was a fun and bubbly tour guide. Highly suggest while in Charleston

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So glad y'all enjoyed the sunset cruise last night! Thanks so much for taking the time to give us a 5 star review!! We appreciate it and wholeheartly agree that Alee is so much fun...

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Holly Anderson

We went on the haunted tour and loved it! My 10 year old has had the best time re-telling all his friends back home all the ghost stories he learned. The tours stories also coincided with what the elementary schools teach in history. I was …

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Thanks for taking the time to give us a 5 star review! We are so happy that y'all enjoyed our haunted harbor tour and that your 10 year old is sharing their knowledge with friends! 👍🏻 Y'all are welcome aboard the Palmetto anytime! Thanks again! Have a great evening.

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Mac Barnhardt

Highly recommend it. My family and I took the sunset cruise and it was beautiful. Captain Mike and Lee were both great. Mike took us all over the harbor, out to Fort Sumter and back in by James Island, up the Ashley River and back.

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Hi Mac – Thank you so much for your 5 star review! We are thrilled that you had a great time on your sunset cruise. And we agree, Captain Mike and Lee are awesome! We hope to see you aboard the Palmetto again soon! Have a safe trip home!

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Elizabeth Clark

Had a wonderful time on the sunset cruise it was a great night to end my last day of vacation. I can't wait to come back again

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Hi! We are so glad you had such a great time on our sunset cruise! We look forward to having you aboard the Palmetto again. Thanks for your great 5 star review. We appreciate it!!

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Diane Randazzo Fleming

Diane F. – Very relaxing, informative sunset cruise! Lee and Captain Mike were great, even provided snacks. Great music too. Definitely recommend this cruise!!

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We're so glad y'all enjoyed our Sunset Cruise. Thanks so much for your great review! We really appreciate it!

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Katherine Byrd

Very nice! Learned a lot about my city. The captain and first mate were great!!

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So glad you enjoyed your tour with us! We appreciate the 5 star review and would love to have you aboard the Palmetto again.

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Jodi Wiand Faverio

Absolutely awesome nature tour!!! It was a beautiful day and both Captain Mike and the nature expert Peter we're very friendly and knowledgeable. The only downfall was we only saw one dolphin, but that of course was nobody's fault. We'll…

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So glad y'all enjoyed the nature tour! Sorry you only saw one dolphin. :( We appreciate the great review! Thanks so much. Have a safe and happy 4th!

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Linda N Paul Wilson

Went on the sunset cruise and loved it. It was very relaxing. I would highly recommend this cruise to everyone and the staff was great!!! Enjoy.

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We're so glad you enjoyed our Sunset Cruise! Thanks so much for the great review! Have a safe and happy 4th!

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Lauren Hardin Hutchins

We took a charter tour with Captain Bryan and we were so impressed! Hands down, wonderful experience. We would love to do it again then next time we are in Charleston! Thanks for a great experience �

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Thanks so much for your kind review! So glad y'all enjoyed the charter! Would love to do it again the next time your in town.

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Erika Marfice McWilliams

Great sunset tour of the city! Crew was knowledgeable about historic landmarks! Enjoyed light music and refreshments.

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Amy Stewart

Our family (ages 7-78) really enjoyed Lee's ghost stories on the tour Monday night. Great interaction with the guests and the kids especially. The harbor views were amazing at dusk, and it was all smooth sailing.

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Thank you! We are so glad y'all enjoyed your trip. Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a nice review. 😀

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Tim Gotto

Waiting sometime sucks. If to many people on the boat u have to wait.

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Mallory Cameron

My husband and I really enjoyed the sunset cruise this evening. The guide and captain were excellent! Definitely recommend the sunset cruise- especially for couples!

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We are so glad you had a good time! Thank you for the 5 star review....It means a lot.

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Shannan Jones Wilson

Excellent tour! Captain Mike and Lee were both AMAZING!!! Lee had amazing snacks and really knew the area and it's history. Captain Mike went above and beyond to make sure my son had a great time and played the best music. I'd recommend…

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We are so glad you enjoyed it! We agree both Lee and Captain Mike are great! Thanks so much for the awesome review..

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Bridget Behrens

Crew is always outgoing and very friendly! They have so much knowledge about the area as well. We have been on several different tours and have never been let down!

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Thank you so much for your kind words! We're glad y'all had a good time and are so glad your a loyal customer.

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Ian

Pleasant tour, knowledgeable and friendly crew, the ghost tour was somewhat corny, but I think that is to be expected.

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Lauren Fairbanks

Had the best time! The entire trip was lighthearted and educational all in one! We had beautiful weather and enjoyed our time on our natural tour!

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We are so glad you enjoyed our nature tour! Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review of your experience!!

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Gina Barbush McClanahan

Awesome ghost tour on the harbor! Mr. Ed Macy is a fabulous storyteller! I would highly recommend!

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Thanks for taking the time to write a review about your experience! So glad you had a good time!

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Cathy Swanton

We had a anniversary party on Saturday night and it was wonderful. Captain Brian and Captain Scott took care of everything, we didn't have to do a thing but have fun! The food was excellent, everyone said so, the service was excellent and …

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Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so glad everyone had fun and enjoyed the food. Thanks again!

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Brett Baurle

The memories you created for me...Priceless! See you on my next trip with my family to Charleston.

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Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so glad that we could help create wonderful memories with your family. We look forward to seeing you next time your in Charleston! Thanks for choosing Sandlapper Water Tours!

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Amanda Brown Logue

Relaxing sunset harbor cruise. Captain Mike and first mate Leigh did a wonderful job! Highly recommend

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Thanks so much for your kind words! We're so glad you enjoyed it!!

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Donna Fields Lance Harper

Captain Mike and Crystal were great , our grandson 13 y/o Eli got to help Crystal pull in the crab pot July 8th ;We are back home in AR

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We're thrilled that y'all like Captain Mike & Crystal! We think their pretty special too!! Thanks for taking the time to write a review..

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Erin Little Mitchell

My husband and I went on the sunset cruise for our date night. It was super hot in July but worth all the sweat. The views were amazing! Lee was so sweet and so was the captain. We will be back!

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So glad y'all enjoyed it! Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. It's much appreciated..

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Brenda Wilcox Ervin

We had a family group of 13 including 3 who needed a little extra attention for the nature tour. The crew were amazing and so accommodating. From booking & boarding to education and shell hunting, the experience was absolutely wonderful…

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Thanks so much for your kind words!!

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Cynthia Martinez

2nd time doing the sunset cruise as a big family and we absolutely loved it! Very friendly people, would highly recommend!

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Thanks so much for your kind words and for taking the time to write a review! We love loyal customers like you!!! So glad y'all enjoyed it the second time around.

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Adryan Cunningham

The guided tour was amazing. We experienced so much marine life. I invite everyone who visits Charleston to make time for this tour. Captain Mike and Crystal were great guides!!!

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Hi! Thanks so much for your kind words. We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review. We are so glad y'all enjoyed your nature tour.

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Amanda Rose

This was one of our favorite experiences during our stay in Charleston!

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We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us! Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with others...we appreciate it! Come back and see us..

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Teressa Bailey

This tour was amazing! Captain Mike did an excellent job. Friendly and pleasant staff. The scenery was beautiful and my family enjoyed an amazing Charleston sunset. My daughter counted 16 dolphins on our tour. Plenty of room to be …

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Thanks so much for your kind words! We are so glad you and your family enjoyed our sunset cruise.

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Jimmy Herbig

The Skipper & ride was perfect!! Highly recommend them!

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Thanks so much for your kind words!

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Julie Herbig

Can't wait to do it again!! We had so much fun on this sunset cruise with our neighborhood that we are already planning to do another one. Captain Bryan and his crew were so fun and a great time was had by all. Thank you Capt Bryan!

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Heath N Loretta Trillingham

The guided tour was great! Went with a friend from church that is from South Carolina so I got two tour guides. Plan on bringing my wife there when we vacation in S.C. next time. Highly recommended for all ages and the ride was very smooth …

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Shawn Lanham

The ride was great the captain mike and crystal was awesome very knowledgeable and fun to ride with. Will be sure to go again with them

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Rosanne Peeler Nettles

What a great way to see Charleston. So much fun and what a wonderful staff! We will be back for another great adventure!

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Thanks so much for your kind words! We can't wait to see you again.

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Polly Walton Buxton

Highly Recommend!!!!We loved celebrating our daughter's birthday with a Sandlapper harbor cruise...friends and family ages 1 to 86 had an absolutely WONDERFUL time! The boat exceeded my expectations, and the crew was highly skilled, …

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Thanks so much Polly for your kind words! We look forward to having y'all out again soon.

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Kelly Nephew

My fiance surprised me with a sunset cruise. It was so relaxing and beautiful. The crew's knowledge of the area was informative and fun. I can't wait to do it again!

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Thanks Kelly for your kind words! We look forward to having y'all join us again soon! Have a great weekend.

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Jessica Apple

Absolutely excellent tour! We enjoyed the eco tour with Capt Mike & Crystal. A very family friendly tour with lots of educational opportunities. Loved that they had a touch tank on board & explained a lot about the different types of …

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Thanks so much for the great review! We enjoyed having y'all on our tour. I will be posting pics from yesterday's nature tour later tonight. Hope your having a great day!!

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Sara Jennifer Perez Steen

We totally recommend the sunset tour. Even thought it rained for an hour it was worth it. Nice crew but I forgot their names.

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Barbara Bates Kelley

We took the Sunset Tour with friends of ours, had a wonderful time! Highly recommend this company and we will certainly be taking another cruise with them. :)

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Thank you so much! We loved having you and appreciate you choosing Sandlapper! We hope to see you again soon!! :-)

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Brandi Jo

Took the sunset cruise last night. It was amazing. The crew were also very amazing as well.

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Haley Bourne

The bachelorette party I was a part of this weekend took a cruise & we LOVED it! Shout out to Captain Brian for being such an all-around awesome captain to spend our afternoon with as well. Highly recommend!

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Thank you so much, Haley Bourne! It was great having y'all on the boat! So glad y'all had fun!!! Thanks again!!

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Brooke Phillips

We had a fantastic tour with Capt. Bryan and his lovely tour guide on our harbor cruise. Very friendly, knowledgable and all around good people. Great way to discover the Holy City and see the sights of Charleston Harbor.

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Robert Allen Pitino

What a great experience! Captain Henry took us out on July 4th. Gave us a tour with lots of interesting facts and got us a wonderful view for the fireworks. He was so friendly and interacted with everyone, including the kids. Recommend …

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John Gyorko

John and Gina Gyorko- we had a great time on the Sandlapper tour, especially Morris Island. The crew was very professional and knowledgeable of the area and great personalities. We highly recommend the tour to all.

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J Adele Page

Awesome trip!! Naturalist was so personable and knowledgeable!! Captain Murray was as well!! Highly recommend it!!

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Leah VanLandingham

We had a BLAST with Captain Bryan on my bachelorette cruise! Could not have been more pleased with our experience. We would highly recommend Captain Bryan and Sandlapper Tours!

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Megan Moore

Great tour! We saw a lot of dolphins and the view was just gorgeous at sunset. A worthwhile attraction in Charleston!

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Thank you so much, Megan Hunt! We are so happy you enjoyed your tour. Thank you for choosing Sandlapper. We look forward to seeing you again, soon! Hope your entire trip to Charleston was enjoyable!

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M.J. Parsons

Would recommend this trip to everyone. We had a great time, the hosts were incredibly friendly, won't see better views in Charleston.

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Thank you so much, M.J. Parsons! So glad you joined us!! Please come join us for another tour soon!! Thank you for choosing Sandlapper Water Tours!

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Stephanie Land

EXCELLENT!!! I'm a math geek and not a history buff, but this tour may have converted me

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Ben Tyler

Had an absolute awesome time on our ghost tour. Thanks to both Capitans and Donna for imparting your knowledge of the city and its history.

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Bonnie Davenport

AWESOME!!!!!We really enjoyed our cruise,so many wonderful sites and a great sunset.

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Thank you so much for joining us, Bonnie!! We enjoyed having you and thank you so much for choosing Sandlapper. Hope to see y'all again soon!

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Sonya Chapman

Extremely nice cruise! The cruise allows you to see Charleston at a different angle. We also saw several dolphins along the way. The crew was excellent. They were hospitable and could answer any questions about the city. We will definitely…

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Thank you for joining us, Sonya Chapman! We appreciate your kind words and are so glad you enjoyed your trip. Thanks again and hope to see you again soon!

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Christy Spires

We loved the sunset cruise! Beautiful! We stayed till the next cruise and did the ghost tour. That was fun as well. Thanks Capt Ken! We really enjoyed our anniversary. Hope to come back with our daughter to do the nature tour.

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Thank you so much for joining us, Christy Spires!! Yes. Definitely some gold next time!!! :-) Look forward to seeing you again, soon!

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Alicia Van Sickle

Love the ghost tours! Went on the one with Marshall, highly recommend!!!!

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Patty Davis-Lee

My husband and I went on the ghost tour last night and it was so much fun! Donna the tour guide was really knowledgeable about Charleston, it's ghosts and history. I am definitely going to try and book a room at the Carriage House Inn. The …

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Patty Davis-Lee, Thank you so much for joining us. We're so happy you had a great time! Come back to see us very soon! Thanks again!

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Pamela Teel Borawski

We had a wonderful time today on the Nature Tour!

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We're glad you joined us and enjoyed your tour. Please come back soon!

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Sue Jerue

We had a wonderful cruise and great island time yesterday. Thank you Capt Ken and Allie! We all loved it!

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