The Spirit of Lake Murray offers public and private cruises on beautiful Lake Murray – the Jewel of South Carolina. This ranges from public dinner cruises to private events customized to your particular events. All of our dinner cruises include sit-down meals and impeccable service from our private crew.

The Spirit of Lake Murray charters depart from her home port, located at 216 Shadowood Drive, Irmo, SC 29603. Tickets can be purchased in any number up to the public cruise. These public cruises offer cocktails at the “Spirits Bar” as well as our gourmet menu.


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Sunset Cruises

See the sun set over the horizon from the deck of The Spirit of Lake Murray.  Enjoy the sunset with the fresh breeze through your hair or from the climate-controlled main deck. Enjoy beverages at the Spirits Bar along with gourmet foods. Times of departure vary during the year – call for more information.

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Purple Martin Bird Tour

During the months of July and August, the small songbird known as The Purple Martin, begins its migration. At dusk, thousands of these small swallows can be seen traveling to Bomb Island to spend the night, filling the sky as they approach.

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Small/Private Events

The team at The Spirit of Lake Murray is available to customize our charters depending on your unique needs. Whether it is a corporate event, team outing, birthday party, anniversary or wedding, we can make this a time you will never forget. Our Private Event Experience Coordinator will work with you directly to create your ideal experience. Choose a full sit-down dinner or casual finger foods, the entertainment and decor theme. The Spirit of Lake Murray can accommodate up to 96 guests.

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