The Top Sunset Cruises in the Myrtle Beach Area

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With easy access to the Atlantic Ocean, the Intracoastal Waterway, rivers, lakes, inlets and more, the Myrtle Beach area offers plenty of fun water activities to pursue during a vacation on the Carolina coast. And when it comes to breathtaking views of the water, it’s hard to beat sunset cruises – which are also found in abundance on the Grand Strand. To help you narrow down your many options during your next stay at Ocean Reef Resort on the beautiful Myrtle Beach oceanfront, here are a few of our guests’ top picks for taking in a sunset from the water:

Express Watersports – Offering one of the best sunset cruises on the Grand Strand, Express Watersports will take your party on an approximately 1-hour tour that departs from a private dock in Murrells Inlet, which is located about 20 miles south of Ocean Reef Resort. From there, you will be taken on a slow, gentle cruise along the inlet, where you can take marvelous photos of the sun setting over the horizon while you enjoy complimentary drinks and food, including Inlet Rum Punch, wine and a cheese platter. Along the way, you can also take in the all of the great natural settings and wildlife that this portion of the South Carolina coast has to offer. For more information on ticketing and times, visit the Express Watersports website at – and get ready to set sail!

Barefoot Princess Riverboat – If you are looking for a fun and unique dining experience for a date night or a fun night out with a big group, check out the Barefoot Princess Riverboat. Offering the Grand Strand’s only tour and dining riverboat on the Intracoastal Waterway, the Barefoot Princess’s 1.5-hour sunset tour departs from North Myrtle Beach’s barefoot Landing and features two climate-controlled decks, along with an open-air deck for checking out some of the most beautiful on-water scenes around town. For more information, visit

Getaway Adventures – Departing from the Myrtle Beach Yacht Club, the Getaway Adventures Sunset Trip offers a nice, smooth, 1.5-hour ride along some of the area waters. The cruise begins with a narrated tour of the coastal areas around the yacht club, giving patrons tons of information on the region’s history and the marine life found below the surface of the waters. Moving into the Intracoastal Waterway, passengers learn about the waterway’s role in the shipment of goods along the East Coast – and, of course, take in incredible views of the setting sun. For more information, visit


With all of the different sunset tours available, the Myrtle Beach area offers the perfect way to relax after a long day spent on the beach or sightseeing around Myrtle Beach area. The only thing that could be even more relaxing than the boat ride – following it up with an evening enjoying the comfortable accommodations and amenities a

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