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Barrier Islands Eco Tours

50 41st Avenue, Isle of Palms, Isle of Palms, SC 29451
843-886-5000
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Very relaxing, entertaining, and informational sunset cruise. Saw dolphins, held crabs, walked on Boneyard Beach, and took in a fantastic sunset with the Ravenel Bridge in view. Definitely would do it again!

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Madison, WI
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

My husband and I live in Wisconsin, but both of us have lived near barrier islands. We were missing the marshes and puff mud. So when we went to Charleston for his 50th high school reunion in mid-October we decided to take an eco tour. We waited until the day before to make reservations because we had only one time... More

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Jamesville, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Jennifer our naturalist was informative and friendly on our recent excursion on Oct. 15th. She provided us with information on the native species that inhabit the salt marshes as we made our way towards Capers Island and Boneyard Beach. We saw dolphins, a shark or two, brown and white pelicans, herons, and many other birds. Only disappointment was in not... More

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TN/NC
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Our children had a blast!! Our guide and captain, Mr Hopkins, was such a gentleman and undoubtedly one of the most knowledgeable islanders and sea salts in Charleston county with regards to the local biological systems. All ages will leave this tour well informed and appreciative of the efforts of the state to control development and preserve their beautiful barrier... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Captain Robert and Sarah (our Naturalist) and Bella, the dog, welcomed us with open arms onto the Caretta for a Sunset trip to Capers Island. They shared information about the history, wildlife, plants and geography of the region. This team was so hospitable, I felt I had been welcomed by a good friend! They both greeted each guest with graciousness.... More

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Allentown, New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Probably the best eco-tour I've ever been on. Went with the extended family (8 people) through the back bays and estuaries until we reached Capers Island. Along the way we stopped and saw many of the wonderful wild-life and environments that make up this important eco-system. We also were unbelievably lucky to watch and parallel a water spout off in... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Very informative, beautiful, educational... barefoot robert was awesome, we saw turtles, dolphins, gorgeous marshes, loads of shells and so much more. We got to explore the undeveloped island of Capers and swim, this is a must when visiting Charleston or the beach towns nearby! Grab lunch or dinner afterwards at the marina!

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Detroit, Michigan
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We enjoyed ourselves so much last year we did it again this year. Funny some people gave this trip a lower rating because of the weather but loved the tour??? Then there is the ONE that doesn't like dogs and that should tell you what kind of person they are anyhow! This is a GREAT trip, Captain Robert and his... More

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

On a recent Friday night during the golden hour, Captain Jesson and Naturalist Sarah shared the magic of what is known as Boneyard Beach on Capers Island. Being on the island was an experience like we've never had before, and we have been talking and thinking of it since. Aside from Capers, my four-year-old is still talking about the skulls... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Great tour group we have done in the past with our homeschool group. This time we took the family on a tour. The crew are knowledgeable and are happy to answer your questions. They are wonderful with the children. Capers Island was beautiful and a great place to walk, relax, and take some great photos. Definitely worth it!

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