Georgetown Lighthouse

North Island Captian Rod
Georgetown, SC 29440


Located on North Island near the entrance to Winyah Bay, the original tower is one of two built in the late 1790s. Destroyed by a hurricane in 1806, it was rebuilt in 1812 of white-washed brick. The current tower is 85 feet high with 124 steps leading to the tower. To arrange a boat tour to North Island, call 800-705-9063 or 843-477-0287. Visitors aren't allowed inside the tower. Only accessible by boat! Boat tours offered Monday through Saturday. Board behind the Town Clock on Front Street.

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North Island Captian Rod
Georgetown, SC 29440

Phone: 843-546-8436


  • Admission : Three-hour Plantation River Tour is $32 adults, $27 for children; Four-hour Plantation River & Shell Island Tour is $32 for adults and $27 for children
  • Days and Holidays Closed : Sa
  • Checks Accepted