Our Tours…

Plantation River Tours, located just a few miles south of Myrtle Beach in Murrells Inlet SC, offers comfortable, relaxing boat tours along the beautiful Waccamaw, Black and Great Pee Dee rivers. Both the Waccamaw Lady and the Waccamaw Cooter Airboat depart from the Wacca Wache Marina. Be sure to check the calendar for each tour’s availability!

Waccamaw Lady Plantation River Tour


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  • Adults: $35.00
  • Ages 6-12: $20.00
  • Children 5 and under: Free

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waccama_ladyA 2 to 2-1/2 hour river cruise along the historic Waccamaw River and plantations. Along the ride you will see rice plantations, trunk gates, slave cabins, moss-laden oak trees, alligators, eagles and osprey. Your narrator will be a local historian, educating you on the history, mystery and legends of the Rice Plantations.

Plantations along the cruise include:

  • Arundel Plantation – This plantation received its name from Arundel Castle, seat of the Duke of Norfolk located on the Arun River, Sussex, England.
  • Chicora Wood Plantation – Elizabeth Alston, RFW Allston’s daughter, acquired Chicora Wood after her mother’s death in 1896.
  • Exchange Plantation – Owned by David McDowell in 1822. May be named because he got it in exchange for another piece of property.
  • Hasty Point Plantation – Tradition says the plantation was named when General Francis Marion made a hurried escape from the British during the American Revolution.
  • Squirrel Creek Plantation – The house that stands today is the second house built, the first house burned between 1827-1841.
  • Willbrook Plantation – The Tucker family was the original owner. Jesse Metcalf, 1936; then sold to the Hunter family; and then to the Litchfield-by-the-Sea Partnership Inc.

The Waccamaw Lady sightseeing cruise lasts 2 to 2-1/2 hours, depending on tides. Please call the marina at 843-651-2994 when you arrive in the area for current schedules, reservations & directions.

Please Note: Although we tour in a National Wildlife Refuge, wildlife sightings are not guaranteed.

Waccamaw Airboat Tours


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  • Adults: $45.00
  • Ages 5-12: $35.00
  • Children 4 and under: Not permitted on the airboat

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airboatEnjoy a one-of-a-kind airboat tour along the Waccamaw, Black and Pee Dee Rivers where no ordinary boat can take you. The pristine surroundings offer up close encounters with some of nature’s most awe-inspiring creatures, from native alligators to regal ospreys. Meander through back waters framed by moss-laden oak and cypress trees for an experience no other tour can provide.

The Waccamaw Airboat tour lasts about an hour, depending on tides. Please call the marina at 843-651-2994 when you arrive in the area for current schedules, reservations & directions.

Please Note: Although we tour in a National Wildlife Refuge, wildlife sightings are not guaranteed.

 

Private Charters


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chartersPrivate charters are available by special request. For more information, please use the form on this page to contact us!