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Isle of Palms Vacation and Barrier Island Eco Tours


Vacations are about once-in-a-lifetime trips and memories that will last a lifetime.  They are about doing things you wouldn’t normally do at home and going to places you have never been before.  If you have never been to the beautiful Isle of Palms in South Carolina, it is a vacation you should have soon. The Isle of Palms is a beautiful beach paradise located just outside of Charleston.  Stay at the Palms Hotel, a luxury Isle of Palms resort, when you decide to take an Isle of Palms vacation. The Palms Hotel features 68 spacious guestrooms decorated in a tropical beach décor.  All guest rooms feature cozy beds, beautiful bathrooms, premium cable TV, and many feature porches with ocean views.

If you want a wonderful activity to try while you are staying at the Palms hotel, check out Barrier Island Eco Tours. Barrier Island Eco Tours offers guided boat excursions Capers Island State Heritage Preserve and more.  Families will get the opportunity to get up-close and personal with wildlife on these beautiful tours. Barrier Island offers two tours for getting close to nature.

Capers Wildlife Exploration – This three and a half-hour trip ventures out to the Capers Island where the boat will cruise through tidal creeks to explore wildlife in the salt marsh environment. Guests on this exploration have seen osprey, pelicans, bald eagles, herons, egrets and occasionally the bottlenose dolphin. Once you arrive on the island you will have an hour and a half to explore the beach and wildlife. This tour is offered on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9am-12:30pm.

Dolphin Discover Sunset Cruise – Join one of the Eco Tours naturalists as they explore the saltwater marsh areas for bottlenose dolphins and loggerhead sea turtles.  The tour last two and a half hours and you will see dolphins feeding, playing, or simply swimming around in their natural environment. This tour is offered on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday evenings and times vary depending on the sunset.

Check out these awesome Eco Tours when you stay at the Palms hotel for your Isle of Palms vacation. Contact their helpful staff today with any questions or to book your vacation.