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Address: 50 41st Avenue, Isle of Palms, Isle of Palms, SC 29451
Phone Number: 843-886-5000
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Hands On Family Fun!

The blue crabbing trip has become a tradition for our family. We love it and don't consider our beach trip complete without it. The trip consists of a pontoon boat ride to a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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charlotte
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The blue crabbing trip has become a tradition for our family. We love it and don't consider our beach trip complete without it. The trip consists of a pontoon boat ride to a barrier island. The boat ride itself is very enjoyable. There is a nice breeze and maybe some LIGHT water spray. The guides talk about sea life native... More 

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Sun Prairie, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

One of the favorite things we did while in the area. Perfect for families with kids age 4 and up. Very educational and interactive for our kids ages 8 and 11. We took the Sunset Dolphin Tour. Since the boat left the dock at 6pm we packed snacks and beverages for dinner. Appreciated that we could bring our own on... More 

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West Chester, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is our sixth year touring with Capt. Robbie. The grandkids love him, and he is great with them. Always educational. We plan to come back again.

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Taylorsville, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This tour was absolutely perfect! If I could only do one thing on a South Carolina trip, this would be it! Our guide, Captain Ron, was very knowledgeable and great with small children and everybody! We first got to see crabs from the traps that had been set by our guide, and we all learned so much about crabs, marsh... More 

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Hillsboro, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We went on a morning tour (Family Fun Day) and it was amazing! We were able to catch blue crab, shark, stingrays, and whitings. We opted for adding lunch on the beach (Capers Island) and our captain, Robbie, cooked up an delicious lunch of shrimp, potatoes, corn and onions! After lunch the captain took us to an area where we... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We went on the morning tour, and I cannot imagine a better experience for me and my son (age 8). We both learned a lot from our guide, Courtney, and it's so much fun! We got to see lots of fantastic wildlife--birds, fish, snails, crabs, dolphins, sharks, starfish, shrimp, and so on. And We walked the pristine, quiet nature preserve... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

My family of four took the Dolphin Discovery Sunset tour last Wednesday. We've been to Isle of Palms countless times but this was the first tour like this we'd taken. As a result, we're already considering which of their other options we want to try out next time. With two adults and kids aged 17 and 9, we were concerned... More 

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Casa Grande, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This tour was one of the highlights of our trip to South Carolina. Richard has so much knowledge about the barrier islands and was a great guide. Caper Island is a pure and beautiful beach. We enjoyed wandering the beach hunting shells and crabs. The food was delicious ! Thank you Richard, Mike and Bella, we will recommend this to... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We signed up for our tours, based on reviews we'd seen here. I'm so glad we did. Our first tour was an evening beachside low country boil. Our guide, Rob, shared that we were the only family booked for the tour and we had a great time. He shared tons of great information on the barrier islands and animals that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This tour was the highlight of my trip to South Carolina. Our guide clearly cared about the barrier islands with a passion and was great at explaining everything about them and the wild life that survives here. This would be a perfect trip for children who love marine life. Being able to walk freely around the boneyard was a nice... More 

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Address: Address: 50 41st Avenue, Isle of Palms, Isle of Palms, SC 29451
Phone Number: 843-886-5000
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Isle of Palms
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 8:30 pm

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