Category Archives: Ecology and Environment

Kingfisher Guide Service Inshore Fly Fishing

KingfisherGuideKingfisher Guide Service located in Georgetown S.C.  specializes in inshore fly fishing and light tackle sight fishing and offers complete access to twelve hundred acres of the protected Winyah Bay Estuary. The bay is a prime fishing site due to the confluence of the Pee DeeBlackWaccamaw, and Sampit rivers. Estuary resources range from tidal and transitional marshes to oyster reefs, beaches, and inter-tidal flats.

For information, rates and photo gallery – http://www.gtownkingfisher.com/home

Captain Newman Weaver

newman@gtownkingfisher.com

843-318-0474

                   

 

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Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge

WaccamwWildlifeRefugeWaccamaw National Wildlife Refuge offers a variety of outdoor recreational activities including hunting, fishing, wildlife observation, photography, & environmental education.

Currently the Refuge covers nearly 27,000 acres. In 2008 they opened a new state-of-the-art Visitor & Environmental Education Center on Highway 701 north of Georgetown.

 

21424 N. Fraser Street  Georgetown, SC  29440

Phone: 843-546-8436

 

 
 

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Rover Boat Tours, Inc.


Contact
: Tamela Walter
735 Front Street
Georgetown  SC 29440
843-546-8822

Email: roverboattours@hotmail.com
Website: www.roverboattours.com
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Cruise on smooth inland waters to a remote barrier island and beachcomb where the Winyah Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. Explore where the sea unfolds her secrets depositing an ever changing array of shelling opportunities. The Carolina Rover take you on a three hour boat tour through a bird-watchers paradise to the lighthouse that lit the way for a century of seafarers. Enjoy our on-board naturalist’s commentary of these historic tideland plantations.

Brookgreen Gardens

Phone: 843-235-6000
Website: http://www.brookgreen.org

Address:
US 17 South
Murrells Inlet
South Carolina
29576

A showplace of art and nature developed in the 1930s by Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington on the site of four colonial rice plantations. Over 550 pieces of America’s finest 19th and 20th century sculptures, by artists such as Frederic Remington, Daniel Chester French and Mrs. Huntington, are exhibited among 2,000 species of plants. Native animals and birds can be seen in a wildlife park, and special guided nature cruises and kayak trips wind through the tidal creeks and abandoned rice fields for a closer peek at the area’s history and wildlife.

Named by TripAdvisor in 2013 as one of the Top 10 Public Gardens in the US!

Open M-Su 9:30am-4:45pm. Closed Christmas Day.

Hobcaw Barony Discovery Center

Hobcaw Barony, a natural preserve and wildlife refuge, was also the winter residence of presidential advisor and Wall Street millionaire Bernard M. Baruch. Open to the public through guided tours, you see the 13,500 sq. ft. mansion he called home and where he hosted such visitors as President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Sir Winston Churchill. Other stops in the 17,500-acre refuge include the grounds and stables of Bellefield Plantation, a ride through the only existing slave street left on the Waccamaw Neck, and a stroll along a salt marsh boardwalk. the Visitors Center features over 1800 sq ft of exhibits about the unique history and ecology of the Barony. Please call for more information.

Phone: 843-546-4623
Email: hobcaw@belle.baruch.sc.edu
Website: http://www.hobcawbarony.com

Address:
22 Hobcaw Road
Georgetown
South Carolina
29440

 

Lowcountry Plantation Tours

Phone: 843-477-0287
Email: info@lowcountrytours.com
Website: http://www.lowcountrytours.com

Address:
711 Front Street, PO Box 1208
Georgetown
South Carolina
29442

Each of our tours offers a relaxing, enjoyable, and educational re-introduction to the History, Mystery, & Legends of lives and times past. You’ll discover hidden treasures, forgotten pleasures, and even a ghost story or two.

Audubon Shop & Gallery

Phone: 843-237-0298

Address:
Hammock Shops, Pawleys Island
Pawleys Island
South Carolina
29585

Located at the Hammock Shops in Pawleys Island.  We are a unique, relaxing nature shop.  You’ll find binoculars, bird feeders and houses, books, chimes, hand-crafted gifts, gardening supplies and tee shirts.

Carolina Guide Service

Phone: 8438147900
Website: http://www.carolinaguideservice.com


Address:
169 Windover Drive
Pawleys Island
South Carolina
29585

 

 

Custom Inshore and Nearshore Fishing Charters specializing in shallow water light tackle and fly fishing in the estuaries surrounding Georgetown, Pawleys Island and Lichfield. We also offer river tours, lighthouse excursions, alligator spotting and dolphin tours.

Express Watersports

Phone: 843-357-7777
Website: http://www.expresswatersports.com

Address:
4042 Highway 17 business
Murrells Inlet
South Carolina
29576

We offer Parasail, ,kayak Rental & Tours, Banana Boat rides, Paddleboard rentals, Ocean Sightseeing & Dolphin Watch, Scuba Diving Charters, lessons, and rentals