May River Excursions offers a water taxi to and from Daufuskie Island seven days a week during daylight hours. The water taxi is $45/passenger round trip and includes luggage, groceries, and parking.

There is a minimum of $150 for May River Excursions to make the trip over to Daufuskie. Reservation required. Call 843-304-2878 or email mayriverexcursions@gmail.com.

May River Excursions offers a water taxi to the Melrose golf course. May River Excursions will taxi golfers to and from the Melrose embarkation dock. $45/passenger with a $150 minimum. Reservation required. Book your tee time www.melroseonthebeach.com or call 843-422-6963.

May River Excursions also offers a taxi to Bloody Point golf course. May River Excursions will taxi golfers to and from Bloody Point’s private dock. $45/passenger with a $150 minimum. Reservation required. Book your tee time www.bloody-point.com then book your taxi. Call 843-304-2878 or email mayriverexcursions@gmail.com.

Daufuskie Island Water Taxi Rate Chart

# of Passengers Fee
1 $150
2 $150
3 $150
4 $180
5 $225
6 $270
7 $315
8 $360
9 $405
10 $450
11 $495
12 $540
13 $585
14 $630
15 $675
16 $720
17 $765
18 $810
19 $855
20 $900

* There are no extra charges for groceries, luggage, pets, or parking.
* There is a $20 charge for each bicycle.
* There is a $20 charge for coolers in excess of 48 quarts.

A day on Daufuskie is a day you will never forget. Cart yourself to view historic architecture, museum, or other historical landmarks. Pack a lunch or plan your trip so that you can dine at Marshside Mama’s, the Daufuskie Crab Company, or Eagles Nest.

Also stop by to tour the Daufuskie Island Rum Company and then also say hey to Chase Allen of the Iron Fish Gallery and Lancy Burn of the Silver Dew Pottery. Check out Chase’s Art at www.ironfishart.com add and check out the Daufuskie Island Rum Company at www.daufuskierum.com $45/passenger with a $150 minimum. $75 for a 4-seat golf cart for the day. Reservation required.

Tips to a smooth arrival:

*Departure times are what May River Excursions schedule. It is best to get to the dock early and unload luggage before the boat arrives to make an easy transition from car to boat.

*May River Excursions departs at the end of Calhoun St. in old town Bluffton. *The address to the dock is 110 Calhoun St. Bluffton, SC 29910. You should see an old church. Park and unload luggage onto dock.

*There are several grocery stores in the Bluffton area. These include:

Food Lion

Publix

Piggly Wiggly

Kroger

*For folks who would like to skip the shopping and have their groceries waiting on them should go to www.cybervaletgrocery.com or call 843-290-3191

*Also for fresh seafood visit the Bluffton Oyster Company next door to the dock. They unload fresh shrimp, fish, oysters, clams, and crabs daily.www.blufftonoyster.com

*There are also several restaurants in the historic district along Calhoun St. If you want to arrive early for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. There are also many eccentric galleries along the street.