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Lowcountry History and Heritage

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The Insider's Look at the Lowcountry's History and Nature package includes a private docent tour of the Coastal Discovery Museum at Historic Honey Horn on Hilton Head Island, a docent tour of Heyward House in Old Bluffton and a round trip boat ride and tour on Daufuskie Island to learn about its remarkable 4,000 year history.

A visit to the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn includes a private docent-led tour of the house and grounds. Begun in 1859, the house served as a home and a hunting retreat. Today, Honey Horn is a preserved site used to showcase the lowcounty environment and architecture and provide a venue for education, arts, local events and galas.

Built as a summer home for plantation owners, the Heyward House Historic Center, located on the mainland in Old Town Bluffton, combines Lowcountry history, crafts and culture. An 1840’s structure in near original condition, the Heyward House offers an informative docent guided tour of the house and gardens.

Set sail from Broad Creek Marina on Calibogue Cruises' Capt. Eulice to Daufuskie Island. There, you'll take a two-hour Old Historic Daufuskie Island guided bus tour of the island. A knowledgeable local guide will delight you with fascinating stories about Daufuskie life during the Civil war and the interesting Gullah culture.


Private docent-led tour of Historic Honey Horn; Free gift with purchase at the Coastal Discovery Museum Store; Docent Guided Tour of the Heyward House and Grounds; Free gift with a $10 minimum purchase at the Heyward House Shop; Round Trip Ferry Service on Calibogue Cruises' historic "Captain Eulice" from Broad Creek Marina on Hilton Head Island to Freeport Marina on Daufuskie Island, and return to Broad Creek Marina; 2-hour narrated Old Historic Daufuskie Island Guided Bus Tour.


Transportation to and from the departure location; Gratuity is not included.

Hours of operation

The tours are available Tuesday through Saturday. The ferry departs from Broad Creek Marina at 10:00am.

The tour begins on Daufuskie Island at 12Noon. The return ferry departs Daufusksie’s Freeport Marina at 11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm, 5:00pm, 6:30pm.

Coastal Discovery Museum: Monday–Saturday 9:00am–4:30pm, Sunday 11:00am–3:00pm. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.

Heyward House Historic Center: Monday–Friday 10:00pm–3:00pm, Saturday 11:00am-2:00pm. Closed Sundays and holidays.

Additional Information

It is recommended that you plan two to three days to fully enjoy this package and experience more of Hilton Head Island, Old Town Bluffton and Historic Daufuskie Island.


All tour times and lengths are approximate.

Tours are subject to change and updates.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**

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