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Take a trip on Captain Derek’s Dolphin Magic Boat

Captain Derek’s Dolphin Magic cruise sails from the Lazaretto Marina to join the Savannah River’s ride into the Atlantic Ocean. The dolphins come in greeting as the large engine churns the water. Bring your camera and get on board to learn about the dolphins, the island’s history, and the local waterborne commerce as we often share the sea with local shrimp trawlers and the giant container vessels headed to international ports-o-call from the mouth of the Savannah River.
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Take a trip on Captain Derek’s Dolphin Magic Boat to learn about the eco-environment and captivating story of Tybee Island. Sign on to see and learn about the inquisitive and intelligent dolphins as the boat calls to them in greeting to join in a magical low-country excursion.
Stunning photography, beautiful watercolor illustrations, and a you-are-there narrative combine for a first mate experience of this up close encounter with dolphins.
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Susan and Jana team up with photos, illustrations, and a story Jana has lived first-hand as the first mate on the Dolphin Magic Boat. Their charming narration, beautiful illustrations, and stunning photos put the reader right on the boat as the Dolphin Adventure Cruise sets sail out of Lazaretto Creek Marina for a history lesson about forts and lighthouses and eccentric amusements including the stories of “The Waving Girl” and the “Tybee Bomb.”
The mother-daughter duo invite you on board for this coastal collection of fun facts, dolphin sightings, and low-country lore.
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