Kingfisher Guide Service located in Georgetown S.C. specializes in inshore fly fishing and light tackle sight fishing and offers complete access to twelve hundred acres of the protected Winyah Bay Estuary. The bay is a prime fishing site due to the confluence of the Pee Dee, Black, Waccamaw, and Sampit rivers. Estuary resources range from tidal and transitional marshes to oyster reefs, beaches, and inter-tidal flats.
Cruise on smooth inland waters to a remote barrier island and beachcomb where the Winyah Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. Explore where the sea unfolds her secrets depositing an ever changing array of shelling opportunities. The Carolina Rover take you on a three hour boat tour through a bird-watchers paradise to the lighthouse that lit the way for a century of seafarers. Enjoy our on-board naturalist’s commentary of these historic tideland plantations.
Address: US 17 South
A showplace of art and nature developed in the 1930s by Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington on the site of four colonial rice plantations. Over 550 pieces of America’s finest 19th and 20th century sculptures, by artists such as Frederic Remington, Daniel Chester French and Mrs. Huntington, are exhibited among 2,000 species of plants. Native animals and birds can be seen in a wildlife park, and special guided nature cruises and kayak trips wind through the tidal creeks and abandoned rice fields for a closer peek at the area’s history and wildlife.
Hobcaw Barony, a natural preserve and wildlife refuge, was also the winter residence of presidential advisor and Wall Street millionaire Bernard M. Baruch. Open to the public through guided tours, you see the 13,500 sq. ft. mansion he called home and where he hosted such visitors as President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Sir Winston Churchill. Other stops in the 17,500-acre refuge include the grounds and stables of Bellefield Plantation, a ride through the only existing slave street left on the Waccamaw Neck, and a stroll along a salt marsh boardwalk. the Visitors Center features over 1800 sq ft of exhibits about the unique history and ecology of the Barony. Please call for more information.
Address: 711 Front Street, PO Box 1208
Each of our tours offers a relaxing, enjoyable, and educational re-introduction to the History, Mystery, & Legends of lives and times past. You’ll discover hidden treasures, forgotten pleasures, and even a ghost story or two.
Address: Hammock Shops, Pawleys Island
Located at the Hammock Shops in Pawleys Island. We are a unique, relaxing nature shop. You’ll find binoculars, bird feeders and houses, books, chimes, hand-crafted gifts, gardening supplies and tee shirts.
Address: 169 Windover Drive
Custom Inshore and Nearshore Fishing Charters specializing in shallow water light tackle and fly fishing in the estuaries surrounding Georgetown, Pawleys Island and Lichfield. We also offer river tours, lighthouse excursions, alligator spotting and dolphin tours.