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Safe Harbor Port Royal

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1 Landing Drive
Port Royal, SC 29935-1120
32° 23' 40.7'', -80° 40' 41.84''
843-525- 6664
VHF Ch. 16
Safe Harbor Port Royal
Safe Harbor Port Royal
Safe Harbor Port Royal
Safe Harbor Port Royal
Safe Harbor Port Royal
Clear throughout the day.
53℉ENE at 3 knots
Last Updated: Oct 30, 2020

Gas Regular$3.10
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Firmly anchored in an atmosphere of southern hospitality, Safe Harbor Port Royal is a charming mix of low-country culture and boating lifestyle. The marina’s renowned personalized service blends with upscale amenities including complimentary access to a nearby pool, spa, sauna, and more. The scenic town of Port Royal presents seaside cultural treasures and outdoor excursions for every recreational enthusiast.

Berth Capacity

Linear Docks:2200 Feet


Minimum Approach Depth:20.0 Feet
Minimum Channel Depth:20.0 Feet
Mean Low Water Dock Depth:20.0 Feet

Services & Amenities

Last Updated: Nov 03, 2019

Fuel Dock:Yes
Water Hookup:Yes
Maintenance Facility:Nearby
Boat Ramp:Nearby
Captains Lounge:Yes
Swimming Pool:Nearby
Medical Facility:Nearby
Car Rentals:Nearby
Bike Rentals:Yes
Closest Airport:Savannah 40 miles
Dog Park:Nearby
Pet Friendly:Yes
Fitness Center:Nearby
Ship Store:Yes
Bait & Tackle:Yes
Max. Vessel LOA:120.0 Feet
Max. Slip Length:120.0 Feet
Max. Slip Width:25.0 Feet
Floating Docks:Yes
Electric Amps:30/50
Travel Lift:Nearby
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Safe Harbor Port Royal Marina, for my husband, Mark, and me, is a 5-star property with a 5-star staff. The dockmaster, Michele, is one of the most welcoming and considerate dockmasters (and people) I have ever met. From the moment we started looking at where we would like to stay along the ICW, speaking with Michele was a breath of fresh air. She is responsive, warm and knowledgeable, not only about Safe Harbor Port Royal Marina, but about other marinas, anchorages and land-based offerings in the area. As well, Michele is an experienced boater, and, as such, a great source of information about boats, boat repairs and boat upgrade services. All this said, Michele does not work alone. She clearly selects and trains a crew that shares her caring spirit about the boaters who visit as well as about ensuring the upkeep of the facility. Her crew, comprised of Erik, Max, Emily and Colton, is superb, always friendly and attentive to whatever you need. Erik even helped me on his day off to catch my very first fish! Putting the above together, you get a true family feel when you are here. From Mark’s and my perspective, you cannot find a better place to stay the night, weekend, week or more, fuel up and/or dine. Given this, along with the beautiful environment in which the marina is situated for walking, biking, driving or taking a dinghy ride, we highly recommend Safe Harbor Port Royal Marina to anyone traveling up or down the ICW.

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Been to the marina twice and been great both times. Excellent staff. Wanted to try the renovated restaurant, unfortunately closed on Monday’s.

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everyone was very helpful getting me tied up. i was single handed. my big complaint is none of the staff were wearing masks. just because you are outdoors it doesnt mean you cant spread covid. the restaurant at the top of the dock had all of the tables way too close. there was plenty of empty tables so there was no reason to sit people so close together except to save steps for the wait staff. in case safe harbor hasnt heard yet....there is a pandemic that has already klled over 200,000 people in the usa. wear masks!

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Always a great place to stop.

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Very nice docks. Easy in-out. Excellent staff.

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Great dock hand and dock master. Good communication, great fuel price.

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Friendly, beautiful setting. Easy dockage despite current. The new restaurant at the marina, Marker 244, had EXCELLENT seafood and a friendly staff. Inside and outside dining. Fuel very reasonable and Beaufort is just a short Uber away. This marina is a must stop on the ICW.

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Great marina. Friendly staff and very dog friendly

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Great Marina and dock hand got us tucked in even with the current moving us a long. nice and quite beautiful scenery

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Had a great stay. Staff is alway helpful and friendly. The restaurant Marker 224 on site is open now and very good. The only thing that could be improved is something they can’t control, and that is the wakes felt on the facing docks by boaters who ignore the ‘no wake zone’.

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This was the absolute Friendliest Marina we have stayed in the 7 months we have been Cruising. Michele, Ryan and Tim, Max. Wow what a Team. Shower pressure, great, clean. And there is a Grill next door "Marker 244", excellent food.

Marina Response:
Thank you! We loved having you stay with us and hope to see you in the Fall:-) Michele and crew
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Thank you...Rion, Michelle, Tim, Max, and Jack.... for making us feel so at home especially during this challenging pandemic. Your professionalism, warmth and hospitality makes us feel like we are home ....see you in the fall.

Marina Response:
Bob & Sue, We miss you at the dock we all can't wait for Dream On to be back in the Fall!!
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This is our favorite marina by far! The staff is always helpful and friendly. The docks are in great condition and well maintained. Prices are reasonable. Facilities are always clean. It is our "home" on the water. We stay there as often as possible and recommend it to everyone.

Marina Response:
Phil & Belinda, Thank you for the wonderful review. It's always fun when you guys stay!
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Thank you Michelle and Max . Hope to get back soon . This weekend . Macgyversride . Good service here and Dock is easy to get to . Most helpful

Marina Response:
Hope your trip south was great! Keep us updated
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The absolutely BEST Marina ever!!! All of the staff and even the owner Tom go above and beyond to do anything to help you!!! I’ve never been to another marina where the staff treats me like family and not just a stranger! Was always greeted by name and that meant a lot to me!! If in the area DO NOT MISS stopping by this Marina!! I promise you they will treated you as a person and not just a number! Can’t say enough good things about Port Royal Marina!!!! Debbie/Gunny

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Although they were closed for the holiday, the Michele the Dockmaster called me and advised me that I could stay on the gas dock. She would send out an attendant if we needed any help. We did not. Again having stayed here on several occasions we knew the dock. They get a five star for having a staff member call us. Would have been nice to hear from someone at the previous night stay in Beaufort moorings.

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This is a great Marina. I stay here every year on the way South and again when I am heading North.

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Service top notch! All marina personnel do everything possible to please transients. Easy dingy ride to Beaufort or Port Royal. Loaner vehicle is a big help. Busy roads, not good for biking. Office will obtain any boating item you need if you call ahead.

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A wonderful "family" atmosphere. A number of live aboards so every Friday and Saturday evening there is a gathering, along with transients and others at the Marina, for a bring your own cook out and good company. Rates are reasonable with easy access along the ICW. Floating docks, ships store, shore side facilities to include laundry and restrooms; courtesy vehicle during business hours; half mile to West Marine, groceries and more. Nice people.

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