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May River Go With the Flow

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Adventure Flows

Bluffton’s beloved waterway meanders its way through the Heart of the LowcountryTM, making for adventures of all kinds in, on, and along the water. Go fishing, crabbing, or shrimping. Breeze along tidal creeks and Lowcountry marshes on an eco-tour with someone who loves showing people the beauty of the river. Spot playful bottlenose dolphins jumping, pelicans diving, and eagles soaring. Stay ashore and soak up spectacular views by playing a few rounds at the May River Golf Club or enjoy freshly caught fish, oysters, or shrimp at one of the many restaurants perched along its banks. There are so many ways to enjoy the May River and even more ways for it to capture your heart.

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Oyster Farming and Lowcountry Traditions

Bluffton, South Carolina

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Get Out on the water

What Floats Your Boat?

There are so many ways to get to know the stunning May River. Dream of your big catch on a fishing charter, hop aboard a dolphin-watching cruise, or grab a paddle and head out on a kayak or paddle board adventure. Many local guides set out from Bluffton, making it easy for you to venture out, no matter what kind of experience you’re looking for.

Nature Is Calling

Outside Palmetto Bluff

Get up close to nature and explore Bluffton waterways with Outside Palmetto Bluff. Navigate creeks and waterways with a naturalist who will explain the Lowcountry surroundings and habitats. Learn to paddle or take a full moon paddle trip after dark. Go kayak fishing for largemouth bass or discover the area on a biking or or waking tour. Come see what we love so much about the May River. 

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