Tours available Monday - Sunday (check calendar for actual schedule)
Tours depart from the Beaufort Downtown Marina Store located at 1006 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC 29906
Additional tour times may be arranged upon request and we are happy to work with you to meet the needs of your group.
Learn more about St. Helena Island by reading "The Gullah Mailman," written by our newest tour guide, Pierre McGowan. His book is for sale at the Beaufort Downtown Marina (click on the book above or to the left to go the the marina website).
Pierre McGowan, local author and our newest tour guide, has written "Tales of the Barrier Islands," which gives an incredible amount of information about the barrier islands flora and fauna, tales of fishing and hunting, and memories of growing up in the Lowcountry.
Read some recent reviews of the Sea Island Plantation and Gullah Tour by clicking on the TripAdvisor logo above.
What is Gullah? And what is Geechee? Or sometimes they are combined into Gullah-Geechee...
Click on the map to the left to go to Wikipedia for a complete definition, complete with history, African roots and the Origin of Gullah Culture.
Are you staying at Fripp Island, Harbor Island or Dataw? We can customize your tour, including box lunch, to visit private and public plantations and even a visit inside a plantation house. We can tailor the custom tour to fit the needs of your family reunion group, business team-building group, or group of Civil War history buffs. Let us know what kind of excursion you are looking for and we will custom tailor a full day or half day outing that will please everyone in your group. We can even include Hunting Island State Park, complete with lighthouse and beautiful beaches.