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.
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.
22 Hobcaw Road