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Salt Marsh Discovery at Coastal Discovery Museum

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    What to Expect
    Visit: Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive North End, Hilton Head, SC 29926

    Salt Marsh Discovery is a family-friendly experience suitable for all ages, held Fridays from 10-11:30am through December 28th.  This is a great opportunity to learn from an expert how and why this particular environment is so important.  Held at the beautiful Coastal Discovery Museum, it's one of the most memorable experiences on Hilton Head Island. At Coastal Discovery Museum, you'll explore natural history and cultural heritage on the 68 acre Honey Horn property. The Museum’s trails, gardens, live oaks, butterfly enclosure, and horses are just a few of the fun experiences you will encounter during your visit.  If the beach gets boring, families head to this interactive museum to learn about the history and wildlife of sea islands.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Coastal Discovery Museum
    Departure Time
    Fridays from 10am-11:30am
    1h 30m
    • Local guide
    • Entry/Admission - Coastal Discovery Museum
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please dress according to weather
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Had an amazing tour guide,Carol Clemens, who taught us so much about the wonders of a salt marsh. It was an easy walk on the boardwalks as we went out over the marsh and saw the balance of nature in the area. My husband talked me into going and I’m so glad he did. To be honest,
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    We had a beautiful walk around the discovery center- They had a scavenger hunt for the kids that basically is a self guided tour- we all enjoyed it and they gave the kids a prize at the end.
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    This tour was fantastic from beginning to end. I owe our thanks to Carol was our tour guide and a Lowcountry Master Naturalist. She does know her stuff! For 2.5 hours we were entertained, educated, and entralled with the salt marshes. I did not know about their strength and
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    Response from Rex G, Owner at Salt Marsh Discovery at Coastal Discovery Museum
    Responded Oct. 20, 2019
    Hi Sharon, Thanks for your great review of the Saltmarsh Tour, Carol is great! It looks like maybe you gave us one star by mistake since one star is the lowest ranking. Did you mean to give us a five :) Thanks - Rex
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    Beautiful grounds. Interesting exhibits in building. COuld hear many birds and saw some. Lovely location for afternoon walk.
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    By: Coastal Discovery Museum
    Don M
    Nice walk
    Walk around the grounds. Good museum and tours are offered which I did on my next visit in January. Going back
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    Fairfax Station, Virginia
    Your very own seagrass basket
    A friend and I learned how to make a seagrass basket using only seagrass, palmetto palms, scissors, and a tool
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    Otis L
    Nice info
    Nice casual informal place to visit. Easy way to get some history of the Island. Small shop also. Much bigger than
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    Mary S
    Charlotte, North Carolina
    Welcome to a salt marsh
    Had an amazing tour guide,Carol Clemens, who taught us so much about the wonders of a salt marsh. It was an easy
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    Susan K
    Local Gem
    Enjoyed the self guided mile walk tour with narration on my phone. Flowers were beautiful and learned a great
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    Wonderful visitor's center
    The volunteers are very nice & Helpful. Very nice art exhibit on right now. Guided walks & great info about Hilton
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    Plymouth, Massachusetts
    Beautiful Farm
    We thoroughly enjoyed the three boardwalks and the one mile path that leads to a variety of discoveries at The
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    St. Augustine, Florida
    Sweet grass basket
    I attended a Sweetgrass basket Class and it was great. It is not easy but the instructors gave us great advice
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    Warwick, Rhode Island
    Local Gullah guide, David, just great
    While the museum is a bit small with limited but interesting reading, the extra charge bus trip around HHead's
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    Cozy Local Museum
    We found this museum to be a very pleasant experience during a winter visit. Nicely presented information on the
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