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Address: 50 41st Ave, Isle of Palms, Isle of Palms, SC 29451-2669
Phone Number: +1 843-886-5000
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Great fishing trip with Robert

Went on a chilly and windy day, and Robert worked to find us spots out of the wind as much as possible. Kids and adults had a great time, and we learned a lot about the area... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Marc C
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a chilly and windy day, and Robert worked to find us spots out of the wind as much as possible. Kids and adults had a great time, and we learned a lot about the area species and history.

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Anderson, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely best part of trip to Isle of Palms. The people running it are the best and work to make sure you enjoy, The Low-Country Boil dinner outstanding - we have repeated it over the fire pit at home. Fantastic experience!

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many thanks to our guide, Mike! My wife and I agree that this was the best activity we had in our month-long stay in Isle of Palms. We saw a lot of dolphins on our way to/from Capers Island. As photography buffs, we particularly liked "Boneyard Beach" and the hundreds of opportunities for great photographs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a super time on this tour. Kelsey is most knowledgeable and friendly. She is also really good with kids. We were with three little kids and they loved the trip--and learned a lot to boot. Bring a hat, sunscreen and water. We would do it again.

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Maineville, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our team of 13 rented a private excursion to Capers Island and the Low-Country Boil dinner. Jassen was our captain and was a fantastic host. He told us about the eco-system, pointed out landmarks and found DOLPHINS! While we explored the island, Jassen prepared our meal which was served on the beach. For non-seafood lovers, hamburgers are available. My entire... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this tour! Perfect for our 8 year old animal lover and fun for entire family. So much better than other companies as guide was a zoologist!

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Thank Andrea M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a treat! Captain Brett steered us expertly up the Intracoastal with a light hand and positioned us perfectly for viewing the dolphins. Our naturalist from Davidson University, Mike, engaged our whole party from 5 year old Hector to an anthropologist in his 60's. He gave lectures on the food chain, birds, porpoises, plant life, the Low Country ecology movement,... More 

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North Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Our group (about 30) went to Capers Island and enjoyed a Lowcountry Boil shrimp feast. The boat ride and island exploration was just such a wonderful experience. Captain Robert and Mike were so knowledgeable and accommodating. A real thumbs up for this experience.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

Captain Stingray, Captain Kelsey and her dog Hobbs who sensed dolphins before anyone could see them were the best ever! This was a delightful and educational trip and was a fun one for all ages. They were clearly sincerely invested in our safety, education and enjoyment.

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Our Navy reunion group of 11 (husbands and wives ages 65-71) enjoyed every minute of our time with Mike and John. The peaceful ride out became an exciting observation of several dolphins playing and eating. We saw hundreds of stunning birds (oyster catchers?) The hour long walk on Capers Island was pleasant as we looked for "souvenirs" while some in... More 

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