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Give Memories

Whether you are giving to a photographer, naturalist, beach lover, bicyclist, historian, equestrian, or art collector, that person is sure to love the gift of a day on Daufuskie.  Give a memory.  Give a DAUFUSKIE  Gift Certificate – a day that begins and ends with an excursion on the Official Daufuskie island Ferry and includes an itinerary that is personalized by you just for your someone special.

Ride in style to Daufuskie Island.

Be delighted by amazing talent and unexpected treasures.

Ride bicycles or golf carts on an island with virtually no cars.

Discover the mystique and charm of Gullah history.

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Amazing adventures of all kinds begin with the Daufuskie Island Ferry.   Create a unique gift by packaging the ferry with a Daufuskie Island day that could include an Art Collectors Tour, A Lighthouse Tour or even a horse back ride on the beach.  Just ONE simple phone call, 843-940-7704, and we’ll help you create the gift of a lifetime.

Starting from $145.00 for 2 people ($215 for 4 people) includes round-trip ferry trip, golf cart AND includes . . .

A Gift of Art

Customize your gift for art lovers with a visit to artist galleries and shops where they will find unique artistic treasures and one-of-a-kind gifts of distinction.  The inspiration of Daufuskie Lowcountry Artists is rooted in the fabric of this bridgeless island – a mystical and ancient place, where eagles soar, dolphins play and indigo grows wild.     Read More . . .

A Gift of Discovery

For people who are not groupies and  prefer doing what they want to do on their on time schedule, then a self-guided tour is a  perfect gift. Photographers, naturalists, historians, and explorers will find delight in exploring an island that is virtually untouched by the hustle and bustle of the “real world.”  When they step off the ferry, an associate will greet them and give them insider tips about the island. Then, with annotated map in hand, they’ll take off on a golf cart to explore the island for themselves. The will enjoy our beaches, visit the island’s historic locations, stop in at the galleries and craft shops, and/or grab some food at one of our unique restaurants – whatever they want to do. The round-trip ferry boat ride is just the icing on the cake. Call 843-940-7704.

A Gift of History

For only $10 more, you can include a Historical Audio Tour as part of their day.   A self-guided golf cart tour with an “audio” tour guide is the perfect way to experience this beautiful island.  With the audio downloaded to your cell phone and a detailed map of the historical spots on the island, you will have an informative and enjoyable adventure.  Read More . . .

Extra Cost Options

Group Tours

Consider adding a guided group tour:

Sallie Ann Robinson’s Gullah Tour – $55.00 per person
(Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 11AM or 2PM)

When you step off the ferry, you will meet Sallie Ann Robinson, a sixth generation native of Daufuskie Island and recognized TV personality, celebrity chef, and spokesperson for preserving the legacy of Gullah culture. During the next 2 ½ hours, Sally will fascinate you as she makes the history of Daufuskie come alive by sharing her many stories about growing up as a child on bridge-less Daufuskie Island and attending the two-room school where she was one of author Pat Conroy’s students. Your ferry boat ride back to Bluffton is sure to include lively conversation.

Daufuskie Wilderness Afternoon Adventures – $70 per person

When you step off the ferry, the first part of your adventure begins with a 90-minute “Wild Daufuskie” Eco-Tour led by Tour Daufuskie. This guided golf-cart Eco-Tour takes you through the wild side of Daufuskie which includes the habitats of the birds (egrets, great blue herons, eagles, and osprey), gators & other reptiles, your naturalist adventure guide will share low country knowledge about edible weeds and plant life, marsh life, marine life, insects, and other critters readily found on island.

Extra Special Options

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Equestrian Adventures – starting at $100.00 per person

Enjoy your time on the ferry as you anticipate your forthcoming ride along the beaches of Daufuskie on a trail ride you will never forget.  Each ride ranges between one and three hours with the option to explore both the coast and unique history of Daufuskie Island. After your ride, catch your breath and relax as you watch the dolphins chase your ferry on the way back home.  Read On . . .

Private Lighthouse Tour – $60.00 for up to three people

Visit the famous Haig’s Point Lighthouse.  This lighthouse is located in the  private residential community of Haig Point.  Exclusive escorted tours can be arranged through the Daufuskie Island Ferry.  In 1872, to assist ships trying to navigate the shifting shoals of Calibogue Sound, construction of a lighthouse on Haig’s Point began.  The 40-foot tower of the lighthouse served mariners traveling around the northern tip of Daufuskie between 1873 to the 1930s.  Stories about its ghosts and where they came from seem to be more truth than fiction.

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Candle Light Dinner on Daufuskie – $$

A unique and very memorable dining experience – Friday evenings only.   Catch the 4PM ferry from Buckingham to Daufuskie.  Take a quick spin around the isand and then take your appetite to the Merose Beach Club for a  candle-light dinner.  When you walk thru the door, you might think that you just walked into an Ernest Hemingway favorite in Key West – Excellent food and a cozy bar with an assortment of drinks at moderate prices.  It’s the rave of islanders seeking an up-scale dining experience where the food and the atmosphere make the evening special.  Then, satisfied and smiling, you will hop on the 10:15 PM ferry back to Hilton Head taking  with you memories to enjoy for years to come.