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Address: 81 Calhoun St, Bluffton, SC 29910-7013
Phone Number: +1 843-304-2878
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May River Excursions operates out of Old Town Bluffton, SC on Calhoun...

May River Excursions operates out of Old Town Bluffton, SC on Calhoun Street. We offer a variety of boating excursions ranging from dolphin watching and shark fishing to heart-pounding watersports rides and instruction. Although excursions vary by interest you can expect to see all of the beautiful wildlife and learn about the local waterways on each trip.

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Excellent fishing trip near Hilton Head Island

My wife and I and our two children had a great time and the weather was perfect. Our guide Chris, is really a super nice guy who worked hard to put us on fish. And we caught a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I and our two children had a great time and the weather was perfect. Our guide Chris, is really a super nice guy who worked hard to put us on fish. And we caught a lot of fish! Our daughter caught the big fish of the trip, a large redfish and our son caught the most fish,... More 

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Thank Sbfranci
Northfield, Illinois
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice ride learning about oysters. Our boat captain was extremely knowledgeable. Great 1.5 hour tour.

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Thank Mark L
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can not begin to tell you what a great guide, host , and person Capt Chris is at May River Excursions. He was so much fun to out on the boat with that we took two of his trips. We fished for Red Fish and where very successful with my son, brother inlaw and nephew, that we hired him... More 

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Thank smb1017
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great afternoon of fishing with Captain Chris and then a fun crabbing trip the next day. I would recommend him without hesitation- great guide, knowledgable, good equipment, and very pleasant time. We will definitely be back. Support a great local business!

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Thank CBDigger
Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Wanted to visit Daufuskie Island but the ferry out of Hilton Head had a really inflexible schedule so tried May River based on a recommendation. The price was right ($45 for round trip, 30 minutes each way) and they pretty much were able to take me and pick me up based on when I wanted to go; they schedule based... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Had an awesome time from start to stop. After a quick stop to catch some shrimp (bait) we headed to a spot where we had some action on every cast! Chris is super knowledgeable about the area and is a excellent guide. We'll definitely be back, next time we're in the area!

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Thank Hannah M
Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We went on a sunset cruise and Chris Shoemaker (owner) was absolutely delightful! He made sure we saw dolphins, took it easy as my back was killing me, pointed out points of interest...great night and great cruise. The May River is gorgeous!! I am a local and really thought this was fun even though I have been on the May... More 

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Thank maryaiana
Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Captain Steve was on time and very friendly and knowledgeable about the area. Before we left the dock in Bluffton, he called to verify that our transportation would be waiting for us when we arrived on Daufuskie Island. The ride through the river was smooth and absolutely stunning. We saw so many dolphins and waterfowl. We will definitely use this... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Captain Chris knows where the fish are!!! Really enjoyed catching large redfish, black drum and trout!

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Thank jthiets
Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

My wife, my 16 year old son and a friend along with myself had a blast going crabbing with Captain Lucy! She was professional yet very light and funny. The boys really enjoyed the trip as did my wife and I. We even caught enough to take them to a local restaurant to have them cleaned and cooked for us... More 

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