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Myrtle Beach, United States
Waccamaw River Nature and Wildlife Tour

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Explore the beautiful cypress-lined Waccamaw River, Intracoastal Waterway, and the creeks and swamps on this guided boat tour near Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Be on the lookout for birds and other wildlife that inhabit these southern waters that run along the refuge. The boat docks are located within Waccatee Zoo.
  • Venture beyond the beach with this guided tour
  • Spot osprey, heron, egrets, cormorants, and more
  • Bring your binoculars to help spot wildlife (not required)
  • Admission to the Waccatee Zoo is not included with this tour
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8496 Enterprise Rd , 8496 Enterprise Rd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588, USA

Drive into the Waccatee Zoo and follow Boat Ride signs to the back of the property by the River. We have our own parking area.

This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Waccamaw River Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Waccamaw River Nature and Wildlife Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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star-5
Excellent tour so...
Christine_P
, Jun 2022
Excellent tour so informative not boring at all betty and husband are great people a must do. Seen so much wildlife
star-5
Relaxing, Entertaining, & Informative!
Melody_L
, Jun 2022
The previous night a tree was struck by lightning and was still smoldering. We also saw an alligator and lots of birds and turtles. Highly recommend this tour. The guides (a married couple) are very knowledgeable, friendly, and entertaining.
star-5
Adventure Time
Debelen_B
, Jun 2022
Loved our tour guide and the whole experience! So friendly and knowledgeable! We got to see a tree the was still smoking from the storm the day before. Overall amazing and would recommend to friends and family!!!!❤️
star-5
Floating on the water...
Sharon_M
, Jun 2022
Floating on the water listening to the tour guide. Spoting the gaters and other wild life...very relaxing
star-5
The staff was very...
Erica_W
, Jun 2022
The staff was very personable and friendly. Loved the boat ride and weather! Great experience all around.
star-5
Nature Up Close
Nancy_B
, Jun 2022
Very educational. Up close to nature and guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining . We had a great time on this boat tour of the intercostal waterway
star-5
It was a Friendly,...
Chris_H
, May 2022
It was a Friendly, organized, knowledgeable trip. It was worth the 30 min commute from south myrtle beach.
star-5
Informative trip
Carol_M
, May 2022
Friendly. Good information Pleasant day. Tour guide was knowledgeable. Store had fun articles to view.
star-5
Great guides
Robyn_B
, Apr 2022
Great guides. Friendly people. Very knowledgeable about the local wildlife. As Birders, we loved it!!!
star-5
Very worthwhile
Jane_A
, Apr 2022
The tour was very informative! The information about the ospreys was very interesting - they were very knowledgeable about their habits and routines. Very worthwhile time spent. Good information about the intracoastal waterway.
star-5
Guide was very...
Kurt_F
, Apr 2022
Guide was very knowledgeable about river and wildlife. Boat ride was covered. Easy access to river from hotel.
star-5
Great trip for all ages
marty_l
, Mar 2022
This was a great trip. Staff were friendly. We learned about about the area. There was plenty of space and the boat was comfortable. However, next time we come to Myrtle Beach, we'll have more family. Since they do private parties for a few as 6, next time we'll book a private tour. This is a great trip for people of all ages.
star-5
Beautiful, relaxing excursion!
Shannon_A
, Mar 2022
This is a very cool way to see some of South Carolina's nature and to learn about the local history. Our guide was full of knowledge and funny.
star-5
The tour company is a...
Ellen_P
, Mar 2022
The tour company is a family owned and run business and you can tell they love what they do. We saw several alligators and lots of osprey. It was a fun ride.
star-5
I learned a lot on the...
Connie_D
, Oct 2021
I learned a lot on the tour about the river, turtles, alligators, osprey, . . . Guide was very knowledgeable and funny at times.
star-5
A must do
Tammy_P
, Sep 2021
It’s like going on a boat ride with fun Uncle Charles. Entertaining, educational, beautiful scenery plus the gift shop has local and handmade items. Not a bunch of stuff from China
star-5
This experience was...
Donetta_J
, Sep 2021
This experience was awesome. We were in Myrtle beach for my sons birthday and they really enjoyed it. Our hosts were funny and knowledgeable. 10 stars
star-5
Very enjoyable
Donna_B
, Aug 2021
People who owned & ran the tour were great. Very nice, friendly, funny and knowledgeable. Enjoyed the boat ride and scenery. Laughed a lot and learned somethings about the river and wildlife.
star-3
Captain's political jabs not my views
Cindy_L
, Jun 2021
The Waccamaw River Nature and Wildlife Tour was a good experience and educational. The reason for the 3 star, the boat driver wanted to make political remarks regarding the expert Dr. Fauci. In the future "Captain" why don't you stick to what you know (driving the boat and narrating) and leave the medical stuff to those experts. Thanks to Dr. Fauci (who helped save your life) this country is getting back to normal and maybe soon "Skipper" you can have a full boat load of paying customers. Just leave the political jabs on shore and out of ear shot to your paying customers. Everyone doesn't agree with your political views.
3 travelers found this review helpful
star-5
Don’t miss this river ride...
Wanda_B
, May 2021
If you like getting away from the rat race of the city, you don’t want to miss this ride up the Waccamaw River ‼️
1 traveler found this review helpful

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