Thursday, February 25, 2021

Island Shuttle Boat Tours Promo Video #2 "We Go There!"

 Rates and Rides:

The boat is available for tours and charters at $100 per hour for up to 4 people. For extra passengers up to 6, add $25 per person per hour. We can accommodate larger groups on Bull River Cruises Island Express and Island Explorer.

Savannah-Daufuskie Round Trip, Daylight Hours, Savannah Boathouse Marina to County Dock: $50 per person up to 6 passengers with a minimum charge of $200.00. We drop off and pick up on your schedule. For a trip to and from Freeport, which is further north on the Intracoastal Waterway, add $10 per person.

Golf cart rentals are available and are the easiest way to get around on Daufuskie Island. We partner with Daufuskie Carts (they deliver!) and Discover Daufuskie. For a good time call Ron at 843 997-0062. Click here for more info...

For lodging on Daufuskie call Deborah Smith with Daufuskie Island Rental Group at 404 414-1282. Click here for more info...

For ground transportation to and from lodging on Daufuskie call Stewart Yarborough with Daufuskie Transit. Click here for more info

For ground transportation in Savannah, (to or from the airport, lodging, restaurants, beaches) with full concierge services call Chris Keihm with Tybee Beach Bus Company at 912 209-6300. Click here for more info...

Night returns (only) from Daufuskie County Dock: $100 per person with a minimum charge of $300. Service to Savannah Boathouse Marina. Night trips on the water involve significant risk of striking an object in the water, and henceforth require slow-running. This takes extra time and involves extra expense. If the size of your party requires a second run to retrieve luggage/coolers/etc, we will perform that trip the next day in daylight.

Savannah Area On-Water Tours include...

2-hour loop tour (with no backtracking) including sights and history of Turner's Creek, Turner's Rock, Modena, Dutch Island, Thunderbolt, Causton's Bluff, Bonaventure Cemetery, Oatland Island, and Saint Augustine Creek: $200 for up to four people. Additional $50 for additional passengers up to 6. Tours for larger groups are available.

2-hour trip through Savannah history including the story of slavery in Savannah. Travel through the world-famous "Freedom Creek" near the Isle of Hope and see Wormsloe from the water.  Hear the story of Young's Marina, the only African-American owned marina in our area, and how it relates to the tragedy at Ebeneezer Creek and William T. Sherman's Special Field Order number 15. We also discuss the role that Savannah's waterways played during prohibition. This trip must be scheduled to coincide with high tide.

3-hour big-loop tour of Turner's Creek, Wilmington River, Wassaw Sound, Tybee Cut (dependent on the tide), and the Bull River. See the original path of the "Inland Passage" and hear the story of how the Army Corps of Engineers was forced to move it towards Wassaw Island for a steamboat line. $300 for up to 4 passengers. Additional passengers up to 6: $75 per person. Tours for larger groups are available.

 3-hour Waterside Port tour. See the ships and facilities that make Savannah's port world-class. Learn about the history of our port. $300 for up to 4 passengers. For additional passengers up to 6, add $75 per passenger.

4-hour circumnavigation of Skidaway Island via Turner's Creek, Wilmington River, New Cut, Oddingsells Creek, Wassaw Sound, and the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. (Restroom break at Delegal Creek marina on the south end of Skidaway Island) See the sights and hear the stories of the Inland Passage, Skidaway Island, Wilmington Island, Skidaway Narrows, PinPoint, Isle of Hope, Modena, and Turner's Rock. This trip is dependent on passing through New Cut at high tide and must be scheduled to coincide.  $400 for up to 4 passengers. Additional passengers up to 6, add $100 per passenger.

Baggage/cargo capacity limited depending on the number and size of passengers. In cooler months or inclement weather, appropriate clothing is recommended. (It's cooler on the water than it is on land.)

Children 12 and under must wear a Type 2 or Type 3 life preserver at all times while aboard. Life preservers are available for wear by all passengers.

10% discount for active or veteran military, law-enforcement, fire service, and EMS. Any group that includes a dog receives a 5% discount.

90-minute sunset tour for only $150 for up to four passengers. For Extra passengers up to 6, add $35 per person. 

Cash, Venmo, and Square payments accepted.

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