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Barrier Islands Eco Tours

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Address: 50 41st Ave, Isle of Palms, Isle of Palms, SC 29451-2669
Phone Number: 843-886-5000
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Sunset cruise - highly recommend

We took our mother on the cruise for her birthday. Because of other plans, we chose the sunset cruise. Everyone else came prepared with picnics & wine! We forgot bug spray & our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our mother on the cruise for her birthday. Because of other plans, we chose the sunset cruise. Everyone else came prepared with picnics & wine! We forgot bug spray & our zoom Photo lens too. The trip was fun. The guide was knowledgeable & we had fun walking the beach for an hour. I would do another tour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have done excursions with Barrier Island for 12 years in a row. Every trip no matter what time of year is done with energy and excitement for what we see. The staff clearly love what they do and are up for every new adventure. Courtney and Robert are our two favorites. Robert has always taken special interest in our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Captain Mike was not only very knowledgeable he is also very funny. Every time I go I learn more about this gorgeous place. Can't wait for the next time.

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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Casey and our naturalist Courtney were amazing. What a wonderful experience!! It was a beautiful ride out to Capers Island. On the way we saw dolphin, herons, pelicans, crabs, and lots of the tidal wildlife. Courtney was very knowledgeable and was excellent with both the very young and old members of the party. I highly recommend this tour to... More 

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Isle of Palms, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been on two of their excursions: One for crabbing and the other more educational. Once with adult friends and once with an 8 year old grandson. While the grandson became a little frustrated that he could not catch a crab with the net, he nevertheless enjoyed the boat ride and the educational component. My adult friends thought it... More 

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Whitchurch-Stouffville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time on our adventure. Sarah and Captain Jack here absolutely great and provide a educational and informal trip. They were super patient with the thousands of questions our kids asked and went into great detail telling us about so much of the surrounding area. Our entire family loved the ride and island stop, our kids loved... More 

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Greer, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the highlight of our visit to the Isle of Palms. A beautiful late Summer morning with a great tour guide. Cortney (our guide and Captain) shared many stories and much information about the backwaters and the islands. Much wildlife was observed and it was an experience to see the dolphins feeding and playing. Money well spent, will return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have to give a hand to the crew, Sara and the Captain! They had a great blend of humor and knowledge which worked wonderfully well with all ages. Everyone should try the Sunset Dolphin tour. Everyone in our family had an absolutely grand time!

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1 Thank Tracy S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was down in South Carolina for a family reunion and we had a group of 7, from the ages of 6 to 95, and it was amazing. Our hostess and walking encyclopedia, Sarah, was awesome and seemed to know everything about anything we encountered. Her partner in crime and captain of the ship, captain John, was a great wealth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic boat ride and tour with extremely friendly guides and a gorgeous sunset! Dog friendly and you can bring your own picnic! Naturalist Sarah and Captain Stingray killed it!

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