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Barrier Islands Eco Tours

#1 of 20 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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Shane was our tour guide and gave an excellent tour!!! This is definitely a must when traveling... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sheila D
St. Joseph, IL
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School group visit with Blue Ridge Tours

Captain stingray was amazing as always! We bring tour groups here all the time and he's always top... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Greenville, South Carolina
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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 2 days ago via mobile

Shane was our tour guide and gave an excellent tour!!! This is definitely a must when traveling to the Charleston area. There were five children on the trip ranging in age from two to seven. He explained things so the kids understood and the adults...More

Thank Sheila D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain stingray was amazing as always! We bring tour groups here all the time and he's always top notch. So is Courtney! Blue Ridge Tours can always count on a great time!

Thank RebeccaD0510
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our outing. It was a great time fishing, crabbing and the highlight was the low country boil on the beach. Our captain, Kelsey, did an unbelievable job for us and worked really hard to ensure we had a good time. First class and...More

1  Thank Brian C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you. Kelsey was amazing. She was the perfect Captain. Great tour, great food!!! We will be back.

1  Thank GColey92
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Naturalist is fantastic on teaching about the barrier islands aquatic life and ecosystem. 1 1/2 of 3 1/2 hrs for exploring beach on your own---perfect balance of education and free time. Highly recommend for city slickers!

Thank John S
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This was the highlight of our trip to the Charleston area. Our captains were Mike & Brett and they were terrific. Funny, educating and captivating. We did the tour of Capers Island and had the best time. They taught us about local birds, conservation, crabbing,...More

Thank MidwestMegg
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We went on this tour in 2012 and had to do it again on our recent trip to Charleston. Robert, our guide, was a wealth of knowledge on all of the ecology surrounding the area, fish, birds, intercoastal water way etc. On the boat he...More

Thank pbfues
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Took the tour with three kids...outstanding in all aspects. Our crew was comprised of Brett the host and Captain Mike. Both very knowledgeable and very family focused...both did a great job. The tour itself was outstanding and delivered as promised...if you are in the area...More

Thank likes2travel042
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

On this fascinating boat tour of the marshlands of the intercoastal waterway, we learned a lot about the marine life in the area. Our guide Courtney was fantastic! She really got along well with the children on the tour. My daughter thought this tour was...More

Thank Miyuki M
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We spent the morning fishing with Beau and it is the highlight of our trip! He was very patient teaching our 7 and 9 year olds to bait and cast in their own. We saw a ton of wildlife and learned a great deal about...More

Thank ertoolan
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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!
22 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.
12 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
Magan L
Are they open in April?
6 February 2017|
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Response from Kenneth P | Reviewed this property |
Yes and I recommend highly!