Travel to Daufuskie Island, SC

Travel to Daufuskie Island, South Carolina

Daufuskie Island South Carolina: Things to know before you go

Welcome to Daufuskie Island – an enchanting oasis only accessible by boat. This pristine barrier island off the coast of South Carolina is an extraordinary destination full of beauty and adventure.

Relax as the boat cruises across Calibogue Sound – keep an eye out for dolphins that often join the ride! Enjoy views of distinctive palm trees, shimmering marshes, pristine beaches, and wildlife along this unforgettable trip to Daufuskie Island.

When you reach Daufuskie Island, disembark and explore or take advantage of all this unique island has to offer. From historical sites like Bloody Point Lighthouse to outdoor activities like kayaking and swimming, there are plenty of things to do on Daufuskie Island – remember to check the ferry schedule for your return trip to Haig Point. Still, we promise you won’t want your vacation to end!

So whether you’re looking for a relaxing vacation lounging on the beach, taking in the sights of historical landmarks, or exploring all that nature has to offer – Daufuskie Island is the perfect vacation destination. Make sure to explore, relax, and enjoy this unique island experience.

Happy travels!

Daufuskie Island Ferry® Bluffton

Please note the shuttle is NOT available for the 7 AM ferry departure or the Friday 9 PM departure.

The $25 Buckingham Landing daily parking fee will be waived for all passengers departing on the 7 AM ferry.

The trip duration is approximately 45 minutes long.

The ferry runs the same schedule every day except for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.

Catching the Daufuskie Island Ferry

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Directions to the Daufuskie Island (Departs Bluffton) Ferry

The Daufuskie Island Ferry’s Embarkation Center operates exclusively from Buckingham Landing annually. It is located at 35 Fording Island Road Extension (just off Hwy 278 at the foot of the Hilton Head Bridge on the Bluffton side).

To Daufuskie Island

7:00 AM
10:00 AM
1:00 PM
4:00 PM
9:00 PM (Fridays only)

From Daufuskie Island

8:30 AM
11:30 AM
2:30 PM
5:30 PM
10:15 PM (Fridays only)

Daufuskie Island Water Taxi

Bull River Marina Ferry in Savannah, Georgia

Locally owned and operated, Bull River Marina is ideally nestled on the eastern side of Wilmington Island. Located just minutes from the Historic District and Tybee Island.

Daufuskie Island Water Taxi Schedule

This water taxi departs from Bull River Marina, located in beautiful Savannah, Georgia. The route takes you through scenic waterways and marshes between Savannah, GA, and Daufuskie Island. The ride is offered ONLY during daylight hours. Reservations are required. Don’t forget to book your return trip from the island!

Bull River Marina to Daufuskie Departure 9:00 am, 2:00 pm, 4:30 pm

Daufuskie County Dock to Bull River Marina 11:00 am, 3:00 pm, 6:30 pm

Daufuskie Freeport Marina to Bull River Marina 10:15 am, 6:00 pm

**NOTE** Runs at night are considered custom and are subject to prior approval by marina management.

Daufuskie Golf Cart Rentals

Mungeon Creek Retreat  (912) 844-0222

Daufuskie Life  (843) 805-9040

Island Kart (843) 505-3937

Daufuskie Golf Cart (843) 997-0062

Daufuskie Bike Rentals

Fuskie Bike Rentals (843) 849-9000

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