Shell Hunting Expedition on Morris Island

Shell Hunting Expedition on Morris Island
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours > Day Cruises > Sightseeing Cruise
$44
Duration: 3 hours
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Description

Depart for this 3 hour shell hunting excursion from Ripley Light Marina situated just less than a half mile outside downtown Charleston. Relax on a short cruise over to beautiful Morris Island while enjoying the sights and sounds of the breathtaking Charleston Harbor. Pass just feet from historical landmarks, wildlife, and natural habitats. Disembark onto this unspoiled barrier island while our naturalist amazes you with historical facts, ecology, tideline critters, and tips on finding wonderful seashells, sharks teeth and more. Departure times and dates may vary as this expedition is low tide dependent so to maximize your experience finding some awesome shoreline treasures.

Hop Aboard, and journey past Fort Johnson, Fort Sumter and possible dolphin pods to Charleston’s most scenic and picturesque gem, Morris Island! Stroll the shores (for approx.2 hours) while hunting for a variety of shark teeth, artifacts, shells and sea treasures on beautiful untouched, unspoiled, and undeveloped Morris Island. Learn about its historical significance and how it ties into our civil war forts and surrounding areas. Be amazed by the ecology, coastal habitats, sand dollars, horseshoe crabs, birds of prey, and tide line critters of this Barrier Island. You never know what you might find, from sea glass, whelks, pottery, to star fish, and more!

Depart for this 3 hour shell hunting excursion from Ripley Light Marina situated just less than a half mile outside downtown Charleston. Relax on a short cruise over to beautiful Morris Island while enjoying the sights and sounds of the breathtaking Charleston Harbor. Pass just feet from historical landmarks, wildlife, and natural habitats. Disembark onto this unspoiled barrier island while our naturalist amazes you with historical facts, ecology, tideline critters, and tips on finding wonderful seashells, sharks teeth and more. Departure times and dates may vary as this expedition is low tide dependent so to maximize your experience finding some awesome shoreline treasures.