Enjoy a long walk down Morris Island with a naturalist guide. We take you by boat to the island, where we drop you off with one of our guides.
Morris Island Drop Off
Breathtaking Morris Island Boat Tour
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. Morris Island is a treasure trove for curious naturalists, history buffs, and fossil and shell collectors alike. You might even be lucky enough to stumble upon some shark’s teeth! If relaxation is more your cup of tea, bring along your beach chair, umbrella, and cooler and post up on the pristine white sand beach. With a plethora of activities and sights to take in, Morris Island is truly a remarkable destination worth visiting while in Charleston.
Morris Island Lighthouse
The best way to experience the Morris Island lighthouse and the surrounding area is through a boat tour of Morris Island. This lighthouse has stood along the coastline for over 150 years. During this unforgettable adventure, you’ll witness the majestic lighthouse from a unique perspective and take in the stunning natural beauty of the Lowcountry. Along the way, your experienced boat captain will share fascinating facts and stories about the history, pirates, ecology, and wildlife of the region. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, a Morris Island boat tour with Flipper Finders is a must-see attraction for anyone interested in Charleston’s rich cultural and natural heritage.
Morris Island Shark Teeth and Fossils
This tour is especially popular among those who love to discover ancient artifacts and fossils, as Morris Island is an endless trove of fascinating finds. During the tour, passengers are dropped off on the island and given the chance to search for sharks’ teeth, fossils, and a variety of other artifacts. As you explore the island, you’ll be transported back in time to an era long gone, as you discover the remnants left behind by ancient civilizations and the impressive prehistoric marine life that once roamed these waters. It’s an incredibly unique experience that you won’t want to mis. During the ride over and drop off, the knowledgeable Flipper Finders captains and crew will make sure that you have a safe, enjoyable time exploring this historic and beautiful island.
Outer Banks Filming Location! 🤩
If you’re a fan of Netflix’s Outer Banks and want to see some of the Charleston filming locations in person, you have to check out Morris Island lighthouse. This historic lighthouse served as one of the backdrops for the popular series and is now a centerpiece of one of our most popular tours. Boating through the area, it’s easy to see why the producers chose this location. The stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean and the unique architecture of the lighthouse make for a picturesque setting. Plus, learning about the history of the lighthouse and its importance to the local community from your captain adds an extra layer of depth to the experience
Your Morris Island Boat Tour
The captains and staff planning our tours are not only just experienced professionals, they are also experts of the area. With routine knowledge of the tides, wind patterns, and the availability of already booked tours, Flipper Finders can tailor your experience on Morris Island to your exact wants and needs. When the conditions are right, you and your group can spend a half day on Morris Island. It is a quick boat ride from our dock to the island and there are many beautiful sights along the way on the Folly River. Whether you’re a curious naturalist, history nerd, just love picking up shells, looking for Sharks Teeth, or just want to post up away with your beach chair, umbrella and cooler away from the crowds of Folly Beach, you will enjoy this magnificent island.
Logistics for Morris Island Drop Off
This is a completely self-guided adventure! During your excursion, your group will be on the island for 3-4 hours, and sometimes longer. You will have the opportunity to explore the island and have fun creating your own experience. Remember to bring along any supplies you may need to ensure your comfort during your time on the island. It is suggested to pack essentials like sunscreen, water, snacks, and any beach gear you desire, such as towels, beach chairs, or umbrellas. These provisions will ensure that you can fully immerse yourself in the island’s experience and create unforgettable memories.
We can take you to either the Lighthouse Side or Cumming Point (on the harbor by Fort Sumter) where you can walk one way or half way down the island and back. Whichever path you choose, be prepared for a remarkable journey filled with breathtaking vistas, intriguing wildlife, and the soothing soundtrack of waves crashing against the shore. As you traverse the island, take your time to relish the hidden treasures you encounter along the way — perhaps an exquisite seashell, a vibrant piece of sea glass, or the remnants of a fascinating historical artifact. With logistics taken care of, it’s time to embark on your self-guided adventure. Let your curiosity be your compass as you wander Morris Island, embracing the freedom to shape your own unique journey and reveling in the captivating beauty that surrounds you at every turn.
Morris Island Boat Tour Important Information
It is important to keep in mind that once you have been dropped off on Morris Island, we are unable to provide transportation back to Folly Island before your scheduled pickup time. The tour schedule is intricately planned around the pick-ups and drop-offs of other scheduled tours, our ability to accommodate unscheduled returns is limited. Rest assured that we make every effort to ensure that the logistics align smoothly, allowing for a seamless experience. We will only run this tour if it works out logistically. Please understand that the decision to proceed with this tour is contingent upon its feasibility within our logistical framework. While we strive to offer this adventure whenever possible, there may be circumstances where it cannot be conducted due to unforeseen constraints. However, if the conditions permit, we will eagerly provide you with the opportunity to embark on this captivating self-guided exploration of Morris Island.
In light of these considerations, it is crucial to be well-prepared for a duration of approximately 3-4 hours on the island. This time frame allows you ample opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the island’s wonders, enabling you to embrace its tranquility and uncover its hidden gems at your own pace. We recommend packing the essential items stated above in Logistics that will enhance your comfort during your stay. Please be prepared to be on the island for 3-4 hours.
- Up to 6 guests
Boat Tour Information
Depending on tides and wind and already booked tours we can drop you off to explore Morris Island on your own. Whether you’re a curious naturalist, history nerd, just love picking up shells, looking for Sharks Teeth, or just want to post up away with your beach chair, umbrella and cooler, you will enjoy this magnificent island.
This is a completely self-guided adventure! Your group will be on the island for 3-4 hours, and sometimes longer. You will have the opportunity to explore the island and have fun creating your own experience. We can take you to either the Lighthouse Side or Cumming Point (on the harbor by Fort Sumter) where you can walk one way or half way down the island and back.
Please note, because you are away from everything, we are unable to come and get you before your scheduled pickup time. This tour is planned around the pick up’s and drop off’s of other scheduled tours. We will only run this tour if it works out logistically. Please be prepared to be on the island for 3-4 hours.