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Barrier Islands Eco Tours

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50 41st Ave, Isle of Palms, Isle of Palms, SC 29451-2669
+1 843-886-5000
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Great Bird Watching tour

Educational and relaxing boat and hiking tour. Very knowledgeable tour guide (John). We saw... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Alamo, California
via mobile
Dolphin Sunset Cruise

Easy to book. Great staff. Got to see lots of dolphins. Boat was fine, with toilet. One was allowed... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
u b
Englewood, New Jersey
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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 yesterday via mobile

Educational and relaxing boat and hiking tour. Very knowledgeable tour guide (John). We saw plenty of birds; Bald Eagles, Ospreys, Ibises, Egrets, Kingfishers and variety shorebirds. Would do this tour again 😀

Thank RobFlott
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Easy to book. Great staff. Got to see lots of dolphins. Boat was fine, with toilet. One was allowed to bring drinks and food. Wonderful way to spend a couple of hours.

Thank u b
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a GREAT trip today with Robbie to Capers Island! He couldn't have been more knowledgable, helpful, great at explaining and answering questions, and obviously so committed to the preservation of the low country eco system. We would take a tour with him again...More

Thank Ginny M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Eco Tour to Capers Island was incredible. The son of the owner and Captain John were our crew, and the son was so incredibly smart - he answered questions and spent much time talking to us, teaching us about the marshes and ocean creatures....More

Thank J R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour to Capers Island was, hands down, one of the best tours I have ever been on. Our guide, Robbie, was engaging and knowledgable. He explained the ecosystem with easy to understand concepts that adults and children could grasp and appreciate. This was definitely...More

Thank Patricia L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took my son for a father & son day trip to Charleston. Our favorite part of the trip was this eco-tour. My son loves exploring nature, having his many questions answered, and being encouraged. He got all of this, and more. Courtney and Catherine...More

Thank Johnny C
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Went on this tour with my family and my 2.5 year old son while visiting my parents who live in Mt. Pleasant. We had a wonderful time with Justin, Courtney, and our furry dolphin lookout, Moses. We saw lots of critters, and enjoyed our time...More

Thank Morgan G
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Even though we have been before we always go back to Capers Island and Boneyard Beach with Barrier Island. The guides are so knowledgeable about the salt water marsh and surrounding areas. Our girls are teens and still love seeing what the crab traps haul...More

Thank Brooke W
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We had an excellent time on the eco tour today with John and Capt Mike. John was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. He shared lots of info and happily answered questions. We saw dolphins, pelicans and other birds. Capers Island was so pretty and interesting. This...More

Thank klewis60
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We booked the tour with a friend and it turned out to be 90+degrees that day. Our Capt. Robert was GREAT, very knowledgeable, great with kids, made the trip very enjoyable. The only bad thing was the biting flies ( post Hurricane). They sunset was...More

Thank Trumor
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15 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.
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
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