South Carolina’s coast is a truly gorgeous sight to behold. Whether you’re drawn to the breezy beaches, maritime forests, or sweeping marsh views, this region offers picturesque views you won’t soon forget. One of the best ways to see it all is to embark on a Daufuskie Island tour! This off-the-beaten-path island is located between Hilton Head, Bluffton, and Savannah. We’ve listed some of the best tours to try when you’re there! For more local recommendations, be sure to access our complimentary Bluffton Vacation Guide.
Which Daufuskie Island Tour Is Best for You?
A Signature Tour Daufuskie Excursion
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. A Tour Daufuskie excursion is a fantastic way to get a local’s perspective on this historical island! This company offers an incredible Native Gullah Tour of the island—we highly recommend checking it out! It’s the perfect mix of education, fun, and authenticity. If you ask us, it’s one of the best Bluffton tours!
Looking for a unique way to see Daufuskie Island? Try seeing the sights on a self-guided Daufuskie moped tour! Daufuskie Island offers this opportunity in increments of 1-, 2-, 4-, 8-, and 24- hour rentals. Your 2-wheeled vehicle can take you anywhere you want to go: The island’s historic district, art galleries, Silver Dew Winery, or one of the island’s unspoiled beaches. You’ll love creating your own itinerary and charting your own course! You must be at least 25 years old and have a valid driver’s license to rent.
All-Inclusive Guided Tour
For the complete Daufuskie experience, opt for the island’s All-Inclusive Guided Tour! On this adventure, you’ll learn all about one of the youngest sea islands in the Lowcountry. The Bloody Point Lighthouse, African Baptist Church, and Mary Fields School are just a few of the landmarks you’ll discover. Participants even get complimentary admission to the Bloody Point Lighthouse Museum. Trips run Tuesday through Thursday and include round-trip ferry service.
Daufuskie Island is just eight miles away from Old Town Bluffton, so it makes for a perfect day trip! At the end of an adventure-filled day, you’ll want a tranquil and comfortable place to get a good night’s sleep. A luxurious room at Old Town Bluffton Inn is the best place to do so! You’ll love our elegant, French Heritage guest rooms and friendly, personalized service. You can even grab a glass of wine at our boutique, on-site bar, then relax on your open-air front porch! Each of our incredible guest rooms features plush beds, hand-picked decor items, and premium amenities. You’ll want to return again and again!