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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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THE highlight of the trip

We had a super time on this tour. Kelsey is most knowledgeable and friendly. She is also really... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2016
Otto W
San Antonio
Excellent Corporate Team Building Activity

Our team of 13 rented a private excursion to Capers Island and the Low-Country Boil dinner. Jassen... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2016
Eileen M
Maineville, Ohio, 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 9 November 2016

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...More

Thank Otto W
Reviewed 2 November 2016

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...More

Thank Eileen M
Reviewed 1 November 2016

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!

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 31 October 2016 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...More

Thank Catherine Yael S
Reviewed 16 October 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.

Thank DeniseB665
Reviewed 1 October 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...More

Thank JillSayulita
Reviewed 29 September 2016

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...More

Thank anglophile14
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We loved this tour! Mike and John were amazing! From being extremely knowledgeable with the marine life to engaging and fun personalities, we could not of asked for more! We had children ages 7-17 and they all were fascinated with it. The dolphins were playful...More

Thank Jacynta H
Reviewed 17 September 2016 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...More

Thank SirCadillac
Reviewed 12 September 2016 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....More

1  Thank Sydney M
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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