Get on board as we explore the creeks and marshes behind Folly beach while we search for the wild Atlantic bottlenose dolphins that live here year-round.
Due to Covid 19 we are having to take special precautions to protect our guests and our staff. We have several different options for boat tours. You can book on a per person basis to go on our big 20 passenger tour boat. We will be limiting bookings of separate groups to up to 12 passengers and making sure each group sits in a different part of the boat. We have plenty of space to maintain social distancing. Please note that this tour needs 6 passengers to run or you will be asked to schedule a different time or possibly go on the smaller boat as a private group. If you have a group larger than 6, all the way up to 20 and wish to make this tour private please send us an email or give us a call. If your group is 6 or smaller and you would like to book a private tour please scroll to the bottom and click on private tour for up to 6 people. If you have any questions or need clarification please call us or message us via the Web site.
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Boat Tour Options
Embark on a boat tour of Charleston SC’s Morris Island with Flipper Finders and take in the stunning natural beauty that awaits you. Working around our pre-booked tours, our Captains have the flexibility to drop you off and allow you to explore Morris Island at your own pace, depending on the tides and wind conditions.
This is a completely self-guided adventure to Morris Island! During your excursion, your group will be on the island for 3-4 hours. You can explore the island and have fun creating your own experience. Depending on the tides and wind we can drop you off to explore Morris Island anytime!
Interested in Sailing? Book a sailing adventure with our partner, Sail Folly!
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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, midday Morris Island drop off, or a sunset cruise with your friends and family. All tours offer adventure and relaxation 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. Private tours on our smaller boat, Little Lizzy, are also available for reservation.
Which Boat will you Choose for Your Next Charleston Dolphin Tour or Cruise?
Rosie is our flagship 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.
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!