Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge in South Carolina embraces dozens of wild islands and features several pristine sandy beaches:
The refuge and its beached are only accessible by private boat (with the only exception of Boneyard Beach where you can take an organized ferry trip). You can drive till McClellanville, SC, leave your car on a parking lot, and sail by boat.
Sail at your own risk! The trip to the refuge is long, with strong winds and rip currents on your way. Also, there is no rescue service available.
Driving till McClellanville will take you:
- 1 hour 50 minutes from Florence, SC
- 2 hours 35 minutes from Columbia, SC
- 3 hours 25 minutes from Augusta, GA
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:
Additionally, there's a number of beaches near Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge which you can visit: