Boneyard Beach (Bulls Island)

Sandy beach
WC48+9W Awendaw, SC, USA
22 miles from Charleston, SC
Water Quality
Unknown (read more)

Beach amenities

  • WCPublic restrooms nearby
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About this beach

Warnings and hazards

The beach is only accessible by boat.

No showers.

Beware of the alligators.

The restrooms are near the dock station.

Driving Time (till Bulls Island ferry)

Boneyard Beach is only accessible by boat. You can either sail by private boat or book a trip and go by Bulls Island ferry. The ferry trip lasts 20-30 minutes, and you can see dolphins while sailing.

The approximate driving time till the ferry station makes up:

  • 20 minutes from Awendaw, SC
  • 35 minutes from Charleston, SC
  • 50 minutes from Summerville, SC

Once on the island, the captain will give you a map. Follow the map directions to find Boneyard Beach. The beach is located within 1,5 miles from the dock. See the map in the photos.

Hotels and rentals

If you're considering staying for one or even a few nights, there are plenty of options available near the beach. Chose your preferred accomodation type and your favourite room provider:

Beaches nearby

Additionally, there's a number of beaches near Boneyard Beach (Bulls Island) which you can visit:

Beach reviewed by:
Phil R.
Photos from Google Maps
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Boneyard Beach (Bulls Island) videos

Boneyard Beach Sunrise Expedition
A picturesque video of the beach
Kayaking to Boneyard Beach - Lots of Gators!
A scary video of the beach surroundings

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Beach map and directions
The beach is located in Awendaw, South Carolina WC48+9W Awendaw, SC, USA (Open on Google Maps)
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