Things to do on Daufuskie Island
This beautiful island offers several activities to fit any lifestyle. If you’re seeking fun in the sun, try horseback riding on the gorgeous white sand beach. Want a little adventure? The kayaking tours might be for you. If you’re more of an art and history enthusiast, you can learn more about the rich Gullah culture at the Daufuskie Island Museum or see some of the works of coastal sculptor, Chase Allen, at his Iron Fish Gallery & Studio. Not to mention the gorgeous golf courses that draw many people to Daufuskie as the perfect getaway. The point is: there is something for everyone on Daufuskie Island. We’d love to take you there to see for yourself.
Daufuskie Island Water Taxi
If you’re considering a vacation or day trip to the beautiful Daufuskie Island, you probably already know one of the most unique facts about the island: no cars are allowed! This means that you’ll need to have a plan for how you’ll get onto the island, since driving is off the table. We offer Daufuskie Island Water Taxi services seven days a week….See Cost and Schedule Below!
Daufuskie Island Water Taxi Cost
Daufuskie Day Trip begin at $60 per passenger includes round trip and small personal carryon items.
Daufuskie Vacation overnight(s) begin at $75 per passenger includes round trip, medium suitcase/tote up to approx 45lb , carry-on (laptop/toiletries case etc) and softside or hard case 25qt cooler for groceries. All luggage/groceries must be in a carry type case, NO loose items please. NOTE Additional luggage is subject to fees, you must call ahead for pricing and availability.
Parking is limited $12 per night for each car that is parked overnight at our Marina. Please limit your cost by using one car for every 5 passengers.
If you are seeking a Private Water Taxi for your group only please contact us for pricing.
Bull River Marina offers several options for those looking to spend a little while on Island time. We taxi to several docks on Daufuskie Island including:
- County Dock at D’Fuskie’s Store and Eatery
- Freeport Landing at Daufuskie Crab Company
**Need a trip over to a private dock? Call us to book!
Daufuskie Island Water Taxi Schedule
Accessible only by boat, Daufuskie Island offers a unique experience for visitors. Our 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 9:00am, 2:00pm, 4:30pm
Daufuskie County Dock to Bull River Marina 11:00am, 3:00pm, 6:30pm
Daufuskie Freeport Marina to Bull River Marina 10:15am, 6:00pm
**NOTE** Runs at night are considered custom and are subject to prior approval by marina management.
Plan Your Trip To Daufuskie
Before you hop aboard our Daufuskie Island Water Taxi, you should rent a golf cart or bike to get around while on the island. Rentals are available from our friends listed below. In order to ensure that one is available when you arrive, it’s a good idea to rent ahead of time! The ferry boat to Daufuskie Island takes about 30-45 minutes from Bull River Marina to the County Dock and 60+minutes to FreePort Marina. We ask that you arrive early and allow yourself time to unload your vehicle and move it into our parking area when you arrive. Dock carts are provided to get your belongings into the vessel, private parking lot keeps your vehicle safe and secure while you’re enjoying your time on the island. Or allow our dockhands to help you with your luggage….they love to earn cash tips!
Daufuskie Golf Cart Rentals
• Mungeon Creek Retreat – 912-844-0222
• Daufuskie Life – 843-805-9040
• Island Kart – 843-505-3937
Fuskie Bike Rentals
Bull River Marina Water Taxi
We are happy to provide excellent service to all of our valued seafarers traveling the waters around Savannah, Georgia. We offer taxi service not only to Daufuskie Island, but to other surrounding islands as well listed under Tours and Excursions on the Navigation Menu at the top of the page. Additionally, we offer boat rentals for the more experienced sea dogs. Take a Water Taxi over to Daufuskie Island from Bull River Marina in Savannah, GA, today and spend the day on island time.