The first step to enjoying your tour on Daufuskie Island is to purchase your ferry ticket for the date and time you want to visit. Call the Daufuskie Island Ferry Company at 843-940-7704 to make your reservation.
Purchase your Tour Ticket online.
After you purchase your ticket, you will receive a confirmation email for your records. Please print this and bring it with you as your proof of purchase to take the tour.
Meet at the Melrose Dock
15 minutes prior to the start of your
3 hour tour. Lunch is NOT part of your tour. The email we send you when you book your tour is your confirmation of your tour. No further confirmation is required.
In the event that you have to cancel your tour: FOR A REFUND YOU WILL NEED TO CANCEL 48 HOURS BEFORE THE START OF YOUR SCHEDULED TOUR
NO REFUND AFTER 48 HOURS
TO CANCEL PLEASE EMAIL US AT
YOUR EMAIL IS YOUR PROOF OF
TELEPHONE CALLS WILL NOT BE
ACCEPTED AS PROOF OF
Everyone has access to a telephone for email even if you have no computer.
NO EXCEPTIONS! NO EXCUSES!
You will need to arrive at least 30 minutes before your ferry departure. It will depart at 10:00 a.m. for your 11:00 tour or 1:00 p.m. for your 2:00 tour.
FERRY VISITOR CENTER
SUITE 102A, 1536 FORDING ISLAND ROAD
BLUFFTON S.C 29926
Free parking with shuttle to ferry
Don't miss the ferry!
After enjoying your relaxing boat ride to Daufuskie you will be greeted at the Melrose Dock by Sallie Ann Robinson, your authentic Gullah tour guide. What a treat you are about to experience. You will ride in her heated/air-conditioned 14 passenger bus - rain or shine! She will share stories of her life growing up on Daufuskie while taking you to historical sites. After the 3 hour tour, she will return you to the Melrose Dock where you meet your ferry for your return boat ride to Bluffton, SC where you started. Please note that Lunch is NOT part of this tour.
IF YOU ARE ALREADY ON THE ISLAND YOU WILL MEET SALLIE AT THE MELROSE DOCK 15 MINUTES PRIOR TO YOUR TOUR TIME. YOU MAY PARK YOUR CART AT THE DOCK PARKING LOT.