Daufuskie Island History & Artisans Excursion

Daufuskie Island History & Artisans Excursion

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Detail Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Detail Includes cruise from and back to Hilton Head Island, light refreshments, bottled water, golf cart ride, and snacks.
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Handicap Accessible
Detail Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted
Daufuskie Island History & Artisans Excursion Schedule Schedule
Daufuskie Island History & Artisans Excursion
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Discovering the history and culture of this little, scenic island off the coast of South Carolina is made possible by the Daufuskie Island History & Artisans Excursion. On this tour, you will meet local craftspeople who preserve traditional arts and crafts and have the opportunity to learn about the island's rich history.

You will start by going to the Daufuskie Island Historical Foundation, where you can learn more about the island's history and explore relics and displays that highlight its past. After that, you'll go to the Iron Fish Art Gallery to meet the proprietor and artist John Allen and view his hand-made iron sculptures. The Daufuskie Crab Company will be your next stop. Here, you may discover more about the island's seafood business and sample some delectable local crab.

Finally, you'll stop by the Haig Point Club, where you can see the famed lighthouse and discover more about the Civil War history of the island. You will have the chance to interact with local craftsmen along the journey and learn about their various crafts, such as woodworking, pottery, and more.

After being inhabited by European immigrants in the early 1800s, Daufuskie Island has a long and illustrious history. Today, it is inhabited by a small but dedicated group of artisans and craftsmen who are committed to maintaining the knowledge of the past and passing it on to the next generation. This tour provides a unique chance to learn about the island's history and culture firsthand and get to know the individuals who are preserving its customs.

So join us for a genuinely special and educational experience on the Daufuskie Island History & Artisans Excursion. You'll depart with a deeper understanding of the island's past and the local craftspeople.

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Daufuskie Island History Tour
Available 2/3/2023 until 12/30/2023 View Detailed Schedule
4.5 Hour Daufuskie Island History and Artisans Tour
Frequently Asked Questions for Daufuskie Island History & Artisans Excursion:
  • What is included in the admission price?
    Includes roundtrip transport from Hilton Head, golf cart ride, guided tour, refreshments, snacks, and bottled water.
  • What methods of transportation does the Daufuskie Island History & Artisans Excursion use?
    Boat cruise, golf cart, and walking.
  • Is there any walking involved?
    Yes, approximately 1 mile of walking is included.
  • Approximately how long does the Daufuskie Island History & Artisans Excursion last?
    It lasts approximately 4.5 hours.
  • For what ages is the tour appropriate?
    Great for all ages!
  • What type of dress & footwear are recommended?
    Comfortable clothes and walking shoes.
  • Where does the Daufuskie Island History & Artisans Excursion depart from?
    Shelter Cove Marina.
  • Is photography / video recording allowed on the Daufuskie Island History & Artisans Excursion?
    Yes.
  • Is the Daufuskie Island History & Artisans Excursion handicap accessible?
    Yes.
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