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Folly Beach Boat Tours

Make a Memory with a Charleston Boat Tour!

Looking for a unique and exciting way to explore Charleston's beautiful coastline and experience the city's rich maritime history? Look no further than a Charleston boat tour with Flipper Finders! These tours offer an unparalleled perspective on the city and its surrounding waters, allowing you to see historic landmarks like Fort Sumter, the Cooper River bridge, and the Battery from a whole new angle. And with so many tour options available – from sunset cruises to dolphin watching – there's something for everyone to enjoy. So why not hop aboard a boat and set sail on an adventure you won't soon forget?

Charleston SC Boat Tours

Come aboard and let us take you on a journey that you’ll never forget! This exciting and unique experience will take you on an adventure through the local flora and fauna, as well as the fascinating history of Charleston. Choose from morning dolphin spotting tours,  afternoon trips to Morris Island, or a sunset cruise with your friends and family. All tours offer adventure, relaxation and dolphins at your fingertips on the Folly river with experienced Flipper Finders captains and crew. If you are a party of two to three, please try to book on tours that already have people going out. 

Which Boat will you Choose for Your Next Charleston Dolphin Tour or Cruise?

The Sea & The Rose

“Rosie” is our workhorse boat here at Flipper Finders! With a spacious and comfortable design, this 18 passenger saltwater pontoon boat has plenty of seating for you, your friends, and your family to relax and take in the stunning scenery. The wide floor provides ample space for everyone to move around easily and the Bluetooth stereo keeps the good vibes flowing. And don’t forget the onboard cooler so you can bring your own beverages to enjoy on your tour. Experience the ultimate Charleston adventure with Rosie, the perfect vessel for unforgettable memories with Flipper Finders.

The Dolphin Queen

Just launched at our new downtown Charleston location, Sea Breeze Marina! The Dolphin Queen is the pride and joy of Flipper Finders and great way to explore the Charleston Harbor in style.  She is an 18 passenger, custom built, mono hull tour boat.  We will cruise the harbor learning about it’s rich history.  The boat has comfy cushions, an incredible stereo and a knowledgable crew. Hop aboard for a memorable Flipper Finders experience!

Join Us On Our Next Charleston Boat Tour Adventure!

Come on board as we explore the creeks and marshes behind Folly Beach and search for the wild Atlantic bottlenose dolphins that live here year-round. We offer both daytime trips and special sunset and full moon boat cruise experiences, where you can take in the sunset or moon rise from a truly unique perspective on the water.

Your experienced captain tells you about this beautiful ecosystem, the local history, and our famous dolphins while always operating the vessel to be safe and respectful of the resident wildlife.

During the tour, be on the lookout for strand feeding, a dolphin hunting technique unique to this part of the world. Explore these backwaters and navigate to historic Morris Island, where you can hunt for fossils and sand dollars. Join us on our signature dolphin tour for an unforgettable experience!

If you are a party of two to three, please try to book on tours that already have people going out.

Charleston Full Moon Boat Tour

Experience the Full Moon Magic: A Morris Island Adventure

Witness the ethereal beauty of a full moon rising over Morris Island with our specially curated evening boat tour. Picture this: As the sun sets, casting vibrant hues across the sky, the moon slowly ascends over the ocean, creating a truly spectacular sight. This enchanting scene, paired with a cool evening breeze and the delightful chance of spotting dolphins along the way, sets the stage for an unforgettable adventure.

Guided by our knowledgeable captain, you will soak in fascinating facts about Morris Island’s rich history and its diverse wildlife. The serene boat ride allows you to fully absorb the extraordinary beauty that this region has to offer. Notably, our tours are thoughtfully scheduled around the full moon phase, typically taking place the day before and the day of the Full Moon, ensuring you experience this natural spectacle in all its glory.

To make this journey even more delightful, our Full Moon tour is BYOB, with an open invitation to bring your snacks or dinner. Savor your favorite meal while basking in the moon’s luminescent glow, adding a personal touch to this magical experience. But remember, spots fill up quickly due to the tour’s popularity, so early booking is recommended!

This unique Full Moon tour offers a chance to connect with nature’s rhythms, learn about local history, and potentially spot playful dolphins, all under the mesmerizing light of the full moon. It’s an intimate, extraordinary way to spend an evening in Charleston, SC, whether you’re on a romantic date, a family outing, or a solo adventure.

So, ready to embark on this moonlit journey on Morris Island? Sign up for our Full Moon tour today and prepare to be captivated by the splendid beauty of nature’s celestial display. Your lunar adventure awaits!


Charleston Sunset Cruise

A sunset cruise is the perfect way to end the day in Charleston SC. Join us on the Folly River at Flipper Finders to experience and explore Charleston's stunning waterways and local wildlife while enjoying breathtaking views of the sunset. Our knowledgeable and friendly captains will guide you through the historical sights and natural beauty of the Lowcountry, all while providing an exciting and informative experience. Our comfortable and spacious boats are perfect for family outings, romantic dates, or group gatherings. So why wait? Choose Flipper Finders for an unforgettable evening on the water.