Nature Boat

3550 Ashley River Rd.
Charleston, SC 29414- Map It
Phone: (843) 571-1266

AAA Editor Notes

Nature Boat is at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens at 3550 Ashley River Rd. (SR 61). The narrated pontoon boat ride through a 125-acre pre-Civil War rice field, now a waterfowl refuge, emphasizes Ashley River history and the rice culture. Wildlife can be seen during the 45-minute tour, and alligator sightings are common. Guided tours are available.
Magnolia Plantation and Gardens grounds $20; $10 (ages 6-12). Nature Boat additional $8; free (ages 0-5). Combination ticket Mar.-Nov. (includes Magnolia Plantation and Gardens grounds, Audubon Swamp Garden, Magnolia Plantation House tour, Nature Boat, Nature Train and From Slavery to Freedom tour) $52; $42 (ages 6-12).
Hours: Magnolia Plantation and Gardens grounds daily 8 a.m.-dusk. Nature Boat tours depart daily at 9:30, 11:30, 1, 3 and 4, Mar.-Nov. (weather permitting). Phone ahead to confirm schedule.