Come aboard Waccamaw River Tours Nature and Wildlife River Boat Tours out of beautiful Myrtle Beach.  Waccamaw River Tours is an exploration and educational experience of the natural southern rivers, its wildlife and history by boat.

Explorer 1, 49-passenger pontoon boat at Waccamaw River Tours used for Nature & Wildlife River Boat Tours.

Explorer 1, 49-passenger pontoon boat at Waccamaw River Tours used for Nature & Wildlife River Boat Tours.

Osprey Photography Boat Tour:  Specialty Tour 1.5hrs

Cost: 24.95/person

 

This is a 1.5-hour Osprey Photography boat tour on the Waccamaw River/Intracoastal Waterway with the purpose of providing photographers (novice & professional) with the opportunity to photograph osprey in their natural nesting habitat. There are several active nesting osprey along this river region of the untouched National Wildlife Refuge.   Osprey Photography Tours are from March-June.  See schedule for tour times.  If you have a group of 8 photographers and want a day not on the schedule, give us a call.  We will see what we can schedule for your group.  NOTE: Discounts do not apply to this specialty tour.

 This is where osprey nest and raise their young. So have your cameras ready because we are going to get you in close for some great photography shots of the active osprey and their young.  Of course, other wildlife just might cross our path along the way.  It is a wildlife photographer's dream photo opportunity whether you are a novice or professional. This tour is limited to 15 photographers to allow everyone to move about freely on the boat to take pictures.  The captain will maneuver the boat to allow all sides of boat to have the best osprey shot possible.  We will travel by boat to several osprey nest for photographing.        Note: Discounts will not apply to this specialty tour.

This is a beautiful and natural section of the Intracoastal Waterway/Waccamaw River and the fun of watching these family oriented birds in their natural nesting habitat on the river is fascinating.  It is a joy and trial to try to capture the perfect shot of the osprey catching its prey, feeding its young or carrying materials to the nest. This boat tour is a wonderful osprey photography adventure.  See Schedule for these tour times and booking March-June.  Minimum of 8 guest required for this tour to run.  This tour is not for children (12yrs and under).

 

  • Make sure to bring your camera! 
  • No tripods allowed for safety reasons.
  • Tour limited to 12 photographers to allow movement for photographing. 
  • Discounts will not apply to this tour.

 

 

 

INFORMATION:

Beverages and Snacks are available for purchase in the Gift Shop.

Don't forget your camera, sunglasses and binoculars!

BUYING TICKETS IN ADVANCE IS STRONGLY ADVISED TO ENSURE YOU HAVE A SEAT ON THE DATE AND TIME YOU DESIRE.

              Custom Charters & Groups (20 or more)
                               Call (843)668-4250

Note:  All tours based on availability and subject to change.  Prices are subject to change without notice.

Waccamaw River Tours viewed from the river.

Waccamaw River Tours viewed from the river.

Gift Shop & Eduction Station at Waccamaw River Tours.

Cheerio is a friendly peacock who loves to visit and eat cheerios with Kim in the morning.

Cheerio is a friendly peacock who loves to visit and eat cheerios with Kim in the morning.

Cheerio the Peacock has claimed Waccamaw River Tours as its home.  Of course, his favorite snack is cheerios.  He is in his full plumage and trying to attract a pea hen down to his river pad.   Photo by Kim Carlson

Cheerio the Peacock has claimed Waccamaw River Tours as its home.  Of course, his favorite snack is cheerios.  He is in his full plumage and trying to attract a pea hen down to his river pad.   Photo by Kim Carlson

All pricing subject to change without notice.  Check the schedule and book your tour to lock in your price, date and time.   Note that some tours require a 24hour advance notice and a minimal number of people for the tour to run.  We will notify you if a tour with advance notice is not able to run. Coupons are not valid with most speciality tours.