This Little Known Beach In South Carolina Is Perfect For Finding Loads Of Sand Dollars

Few visitors or locals make the short journey out to Bull Island, a barrier island along the South Carolina coast. But once you go, you’ll fall in love with the untouched beauty found on the island’s seven-mile beach. A little-known secret about the beach at Bull Island is it is a beachcomber’s paradise and is perfect for finding sand dollars, shells, and more.

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If you want to bring a beach towel and enjoy the surf, then that’s fine; however, Bull Island has no lifeguards so it’s swim at your own risk.

When you’re ready to discover this sand dollar and beach-combing paradise, check out this page on the official website for Coastal Expeditions. They offer more than one tour to Bull Island, so you’ll want to make sure you book the Beach Drop tour. The ferry ride costs $40/adults and $20/children. The ferry ride is 50-minutes each way. The total excursion lasts five hours.

Garris Landing Address: 498 Bulls Island Road, Awendaw, SC, 29429