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There are so many ways to experience the Lowcountry’s natural beauty, rich culture, and storied past. One of the best ways to see it all is to embark on one of many Bluffton tours! Whether your preferred means of transportation has two wheels or floats on water, you’ll enjoy a truly unique excursion when you opt for one of these tours. Below, we’ve listed just a few of the best ways to see the sights. For even more local recommendations, be sure to access our complimentary Bluffton Vacation Guide! It’s packed with the area’s best restaurants, events, historic sites, and more.
3 of the Best Bluffton Tours
May River Excursions
Since the spring of 2011, May River Excursions has been one of the best providers of high-quality outdoor adventures. Captain Chris began offering tours in a mere 6-passenger boat. Today, he operates a 5-boat fleet and a retail shop that he shares with family and friends. May River Excursions strives to show both locals and visitors alike a side of the Lowcountry they’ve never seen before! Each guided trip offers educational insight, incredible views, and glimpses into the May River’s one-of-a-kind ecology. On certain tours, your guide will even show you how fishing, shrimping, and crabbing were performed by previous generations! Choose between river, fishing, and water taxi excursions (to Daufuskie Island, where you’ll discover Silver Dew Winery!).
Old Town Bike Barn and Adventures
We’d be remiss if we didn’t mention Old Town Bike Barn & Adventures, our neighbor! Though not technically a Hilton Head bike rental company, Old Town Bike Barn and Adventures is the perfect option for blissful rides through The Promenade. In addition to a wide variety of bikes (for rent or purchase), this locally owned business specializes in bike repair, boat tours, sunset tours, swimming equipment, and much more! Our guests can walk over to this shop, which is located at 28 Dr. Mellichamp Drive in Old Town Bluffton.
A short ferry ride away from Old Town Bluffton is Daufuskie Island, a hidden gem that has played a vital role in the history of the Lowcountry. This off-the-beaten-path island is best explored on a Tour Daufuskie excursion. This company offers an incredible Native Gullah Tour of the island—we highly recommend checking it out!
Bluffton Bike Taxi
Looking for a tour experience that’s uniquely “Old Town Bluffton?” Bluffton Bike Taxi is a great choice! This eco-friendly mode of travel is the best way to get to and from the shops, restaurants, and bars of the Old Town Historic District. The best part? You’ll receive personal service and learn something new along the way! Whether you’re looking for private transportation for your Bluffton wedding guests or a scenic tour of the town’s best attractions, you can’t go wrong with this locally owned company.
Like these popular touring spots, Old Town Bluffton Inn is a gorgeous Lowcountry landmark that incorporates our town’s unique history. Though our inn is new, we hope to create an experience that becomes part of Bluffton’s fabric for centuries. You’ll love our elegant, French Eclectic guest rooms and friendly service. Our family will ensure that you and yours experience a truly unforgettable stay in the heart of Bluffton’s Historic District. Each of our accommodations is named for the Lowcountry’s most influential figures. They feature plush beds, hand-picked decor items, and premium amenities. You’ll want to return again and again!