The Amazing Sand Dollar Beach Every South Carolinian Will Want To Visit
It’s difficult to pinpoint the fascination with the sea urchin known as the Sand Dollar. Most of us will remember striking it rich as children when finding one (or more!) of them on a visit to the beach, sometimes cracking them open to release the dove-shaped things inside the treasure. Do you have a favorite beach in South Carolina for finding the sea treasure known as the sand dollar?
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The Bulls Island Ferry is operated by Coastal Expeditions. The spring/summer/fall schedule for the ferry is different than the winter schedule. In season, the ferry departs twice a day (9:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.) and returns twice a day (12:00 noon and 4:00 p.m.). If you take the morning ferry, then you can return on either the 12:00 noon or the 4:00 p.m. ferry. The cost is $40/adult (13+), and $20 (12 and under). The ferry leaves from Garris Public Boat Landing at 498 Bulls Island Rd., Awendaw, SC.
The island has a restroom, picnic area and storm shelter. You’ll need to bring everything with you, including plenty of water and sunscreen. Get more information from the official website of Coastal Expeditions.
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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