Boat Charters Charleston SC

book your boating trip at Captains Source

The most trusted source for boating tours in Charleston SC!

The experience on the Charleston waterways is something that you do not want to miss! You really will see a different part of the area many don't get the chance to experience. There are spectacular views, unique wildlife, and incredible history to experience here. What ever your boating needs, you came to the right place with Captains Source!

It is hard to be sure what you are going to get when you book a boating excursion. There are many horror stories online about people who had a horrible experiences on the water. That is why Captains Source was created. After 6 years of providing excellent service to resorts like Kiawah, Captains Source has become the #1 choice for trusted boating excursions in Charleston by top rated 4 & 5 star hotels and resorts such as Charleston Place, Marriott, Francis Marion and Mills House.

Captains Source can get you on the water within 2 hours or less with a USCG certified captain and the boat that suits your needs!

We work with the largest number of well screened captains to provide the most variety of trips and highest quality service. When you book your boating excursion with Captains Source, you can be sure you will get a professional captain who is USCG certified in a well maintained boat that suits your needs, guaranteed!

Our captains are specially trained and certified by Clemson University to ensure they have unsurpassed knowledge of the Charleston waterways.

Each captain has specialized knowledge in their specific area of expertise.

Choose from:

  • Dolphin and Wildlife Viewing Tours that will immerse you in the natural and cultural splendor.
  • Corporate Tours designed to meet your objectives whether your looking for team building, business meeting, or a great recreational networking opportunity.
  • Family Tours with a Captain who is great with kids to provide memories that will last a lifetime
  • World class Fishing Charters in-shore, near-shore, off-shore, & fresh water with award winning captains who have the right equipment and knowledge to get you what you want.
  • Weddings for you and your spouse or wedding party. Everything can be done on the water!
  • Customized personal or group tours for family reunions, religious occasions, students, engagements, scattering ashes, birthdays or friends.
  • Or just about any excursion you may have in mind!

Captains Source has made it simple to book your reservation through our well trained reservation specialist who will provide excellent customer service and be able take all methods of payment including Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, or Paypal.

Call us at 843-767-4200, and book your reservation now. You will be glad you did!

We guarantee you will be more than satisfied with your boating experience. Please let us know how we can serve you better.

(Advanced reservations are needed for special holidays such as 4th of July Weekend)

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Boating Options

Bay Boating trips Charleston SC

Bay Boat
Cruise on a 20 - 25' Bay Boat, designed perfectly for the harbor and inland waterways with a shallow draft. more

Sailing Charleston SC

There is nothing like riding the wind gracefully through the enchanting Charleston waterways! more

Bay Boating trips Charleston SC

Yacht Cruises
If laid-back, luxury travel in a natural paradise is what you desire, you can find it on our yacht cruise. more

Bay Boating trips Charleston SC

Offshore Fishing
Ride in comfort as you cruise out a couple hours to reach the gulf stream to troll for many of the offshore species. more


What is the cost of our excursion?

The retail price for excursions varies based on several factors, including the local market, the type of trip and length of time. With our online booking system, both the hotel and guests will know the specific cost of your booking prior to authorizing payment.

Do guests need reservations?

Yes. Reservations can easily be made through the concierge or front desk.

How many people will the boat hold?

For most private excursions, you cannot exceed six passengers per boat. You can request boats and yachts that will accommodate more. Every effort will be made to meet your request.

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