Welcome to Tour Daufuskie’s Blog!
Written by Tour Daufuskie’s team of local staff, get a true Daufuskie point of view on all things Daufuskie. Tour Daufuskie’s writers cover topics from the unique ecology of Daufuskie Island, to her layered history, island events, and guides to visiting the island.
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Recently, Wall Street Journal reporter Nancy Keates and photographer Kelli Boyd visited Daufuskie. Take some time to read her article on this complex island we love so much! Daufuskie Island: An Idyllic Spot With a Stormy History
Tour Daufuskie has the pleasure of exposing this beautiful sea island with people who truly appreciate her. We thank Jeff Stafford for his representation of and reflections on the island. Check out his article! Daufuskie Island: South Carolina’s Island Oasis […]
Hilton Head Island is one of the most popular summer destinations for families. It is a paradise for beach-lovers, golfers, seafood-eaters, and shoppers alike. However, after a few days on the island, you may find yourself yearning to get away from […]
To see what remains of the Gullah culture on Daufuskie Island, join Sallie Ann Robinson for her Native Gullah Tour! Book a tour with Sallie Ann. Daufuskie Island is known for its rich Gullah history. When Union troops occupied Daufuskie Island […]
Daufuskie Island is a place to unplug, unwind, and escape the day-to-day buzz. That being said, you may be looking for some activities to balance your down-time while on the island. Here are our top picks for activities on Daufuskie […]
On Daufuskie Island, it is normal to see a layer of sandy dirt covering homes, buildings, and golf carts. However, anyone who has visited the island over the last couple of weeks has probably noticed a new shade of dust that […]
Harvesting oysters was a culturally and economically significant activity on Daufuskie Island. From the late-1800s to mid-1900s, oysters were heavily gathered in the waterways surrounding Daufuskie, and the Gullah people made a good living off of this practice. Although a […]
With a rarity not common in our modern world, Daufuskie makes the perfect venue for intimate weddings and private events. Her natural beauty is overwhelming. Imagine a small, private ceremony in the beautiful First Union African Baptist Church. Originally built […]
When Laura Winholt moved to Daufuskie Island in 2006, she was alarmed by the number of stray and feral cats present. Not only was it an unhealthy situation for the cats themselves, but these animals were causing a nuisance for […]