If you are looking for a Tour that is quiet and relaxing on calm waters, the Intracoastal Tour is for you. We are very privileged in the Lowcountry to be surrounded by several waterways. The Intracoastal Waterway also known as the ICW was designed and built by the U.S. Army® Corps of Engineers for shipping protection during wartime. It opened in 1912 and is about 3000 miles long. It extends from Boston, MA to the Florida Keys on the east coast and utilizes bays, harbors, rivers, sounds and man-made canals. The ICW is a delightful alternative to boating in the Atlantic Ocean where seas may be hazardous. Today, for those visiting Charleston, it is a great place to view wildlife, beautiful homes and the landscape that makes up the Lowcountry.