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Captain Dick's River Tours

1006 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5570
+1 843-524-4422
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Dolphin seeking

While we only saw 2 dolphins the boat tour was great. Learned so much about the tidal areas, the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
j0anne24
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Needham, Massachusetts
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Tourist trap- no customer service

Capt cancelled trip with blue skies and no threat of rain. We were not offered a discount or... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JanieDL
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Asheville, North Carolina
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Dolphins where they live and play; ecology of the salt marsh; homes of the planters; shore and wading birds; major motion picture sites
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible9%
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“boat ride” (4 reviews)
“saw dolphins” (4 reviews)
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1006 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5570
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+1 843-524-4422
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While we only saw 2 dolphins the boat tour was great. Learned so much about the tidal areas, the marshes, antebellum history, bridges, hurricanes, ecosystem and more. The captain made the ride so interesting and educational. A great way to see this beautiful coastal area...More

Thank j0anne24
Richard G, Owner at Captain Dick's River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Capt cancelled trip with blue skies and no threat of rain. We were not offered a discount or apologized to. They were rude, rude, RUDE! They only seem to want to make a quick buck (it wasn't a full boat), and not in the true...More

2  Thank JanieDL
Richard G, Owner at Captain Dick's River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It poured rain 20 minutes later

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our experience was terrible. We called in the morning and was told "you need to reserve a spot because they typically fill up." They instructed us to be there 30 minutes early. When we purchased our ticket we were told "looks like you will be...More

2  Thank lreynolds4776
Richard G, Owner at Captain Dick's River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It poured rain 20 minutes later

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a last minute Sunday decision for us, and they happened to have 2 seats available. It was the perfect addition to our trip. Our captain was so informative and pleasantly entertaining, and we saw lots of dolphins. Definitely recommend -- for $20 well...More

1  Thank TheodoraTravels
Richard G, Owner at Captain Dick's River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the sunset cruise this weekend, and we can't say enough good things. Captain Lawrence (I think that his name) was very friendly and even asked for input from the passengers about where we wanted to go for the evening. The tour lasted about...More

2  Thank Amanda O
Richard G, Owner at Captain Dick's River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you

Reviewed 8 July 2017

This was a surprise birthday party for my husband. I booked a 2 hour sunset cruise on The Prince of Tides. It had been an incredibly hot day with a heat index of 107. The cruise was a perfect foil for the heat. The weather...More

1  Thank ScarboroughFair
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Went early in the morning to book the tour, but were told that it was fully booked for the day, but we could book for the next day which we did. We went at 2 pm and loved the descriptions of the area and history...More

1  Thank Livelygadabouts
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We did the carriage ride in the morning and this boat ride in the afternoon. It was a beautiful afternoon to get out on the water and learn a little bit about the area. Unfortunately we did not see any dolphins. Beaufort is a beautiful...More

Thank campfam2000
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Make your reservations in the morning and enjoy a nice sunny day in the covered pontoon ride up the river with the crew, Capt Dick will narrate the points of interest along the river, give you some marine life knowledge and get close the the...More

Thank dan k
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Captain Dick was very nice and patient with our group. We got to see several pods of Dolphins and when we would spot a group he would venture near that area. It was a good day!

Thank marykatherine2016
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Michelle K
11 August 2017|
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Response from ScarboroughFair | Reviewed this property |
I would contact Captain Dick's River Tours and ask them your question. If she's small and would stay on your lap, they might consider letting you bring her on board. But, it's always best to clear any unusual requests with... More
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Kymberly R
1 April 2017|
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Response from Richard G | Property representative |
20.00 and 12.00; please call 843-524-4422 to reserve. Thank you.
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