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Barrier Islands Eco Tours

#1 of 21 Outdoor Activities in Isle of Palms Features Animals
50 41st Ave, Isle of Palms, Isle of Palms, SC 29451-2669
+1 843-886-5000
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Strawberry Moon Forever

My family and I spent the best hours of our few days together on this tour. Don't get me wrong, we... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2016
Christi F
storm and everything

Very informative Mike knows alot about marine life and is great with kids had a great time; when we... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2016
Patiricia M
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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50 41st Ave, Isle of Palms, Isle of Palms, SC 29451-2669
+1 843-886-5000
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

My family and I spent the best hours of our few days together on this tour. Don't get me wrong, we have a good time. But this was the best for everyone. Tessa the 4 and 3/4 year old (her words, not mine) immediately started...More

Thank Christi F
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Very informative Mike knows alot about marine life and is great with kids had a great time; when we got caught in the thunderstorm of the century like a squall the captain immediately grounded the boat in the marshy grass; but it was a time...More

1  Thank Patiricia M
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Capers Island Wildlife Excursion was so informative for a couple who recently relocated from the north country. Captain Robert gave us so much information I wish I could have recorded it. It was too much to absorb on just one trip. I have hopes of...More

1  Thank khicks5964
Reviewed 5 June 2016

As a last minute plan we contacted the eco tours for their sunset dolphin tour. There were only 2 couples on the boat and Captain Mike was low key, knowledgable and a pleasure to spend time with. The tides were incredibly high which made for...More

Thank Rinah S
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

This is the third Dolphin sunset cruise we've taken with Barrier Island Eco Tours and they never disappoint! As if on cue, Dolphins magically appear, This trip included a pod of moms and babies with a single male trying his best to impress! Birds, muscrats,...More

Thank jlkane2015
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We took a late afternoon cruise on a Sunday in April. The boat was very comfortable and roomy. You could bring your own drinks on board. Tour guide was knowledgeable and informative. The boat stopped at a crab pot and pulled it, with 3 crabs...More

Thank MidwestJA
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

My boat tour was awesome. Captain Rob and Mike were knowledgable, personable and made the trip interesting and fun. We learned about local marine predators and their eating habits, along with native plant species on Capers Island, where the tour took us. We got to...More

Thank Sydney E
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We took a very large group on an eco tour and the staff handled it seamlessly!! We had a blast and learned so much. Thank you to Sarah for your a wonderful time guiding us on our adventure, to Ben for handling all of our...More

Thank Tannis K
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Loved the Barrier Island Eco Tour. The boat ride was nice to Capers Island. Very informative guide. There were even dolphins swimming as we were on our way to and from Capers. I love that Kelsey had her dog there. He was so excited to...More

1  Thank Candace B
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

My elderly mom and I took the sunset dolphin cruise. We initially chose this company because it would be easier for my mom to walk onto their large, flat tour boats than climb into the smaller boats used by companies on some other islands. However...More

Thank bonsky4
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Can you swim at Boneyard Beach?
14 June 2017|
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Response from pbfues | Reviewed this property |
Yes, people were swimming even in cold water and a couple of people had their dogs in the water too.
Hi there, we are a family of 7 and would like to book a trip for when we are vacationing in June. What happens if it rains out? Is there a refund or contingency plan? Thanks!
21 May 2017|
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Response from Nymoon78 | Reviewed this property |
We actually had a little light rain off and on... still went. It was really great! Call the company our guy was awesome. I'm sure they will welcome any questions. My kids had such a blast. Hope your's do as well!
LaTanya M
Where would we book this trip or is it by reservation only would love to see the dolphins.
11 April 2017|
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Response from pbfues | Reviewed this property |
you book this trip online in advance. go to their website, you can Google Barrier Island Eco Tours and it will bring it up (can't put the website here, I tried). We took the 9:00 AM tour and wildlife was active. The... More