Everywhere we turn we hear about the trials and tribulations our Mother Earth is suffering from—oil spills in the oceans, deforestation, air pollution, water pollution—and quite frankly, it needs to stop! The community of Isle of Palms recognizes this and works hard at protecting nature, and a part of doing that is involving the many visitors that come to stay with us every year. Many local companies have started offering eco-tours of the island, educating our guests while allowing them to enjoy the beauty and peace of our home. Looking for what to do in Isle of Palms to take advantage of the area's pristine beauty? Here’s a list of Isle of Palms eco-tours you can partake in during your stay—enjoy!
Barrier Island Eco-Tours – 50 41st Ave
Phone: (843) 886-5000
One of the larger companies offering eco-tours and one of the earliest contenders, Barrier Island Eco-Tours got its start back in 1997. Today, they feature a variety of tours, including Dolphin Discovery Sunset Cruises and a Marine Biology Day Camp. Educating and engaging, the naturalists that lead the Isle of Palms eco-tours are knowledgeable, helpful, and always smiling!
Sandlapper Water Tours – 10 Wharfside St, Charleston
Phone: (843) 849-8687
Specializing in all of Charleston and the barrier islands, Sandlapper Water Tours understands that to protect and to preserve you have to educate first; they also understand that most people don’t want to be taught. Making learning fun, you have a choice of eco-tours you can pick, including searching for shells on uninhabited barrier islands.
Coastal Expeditions - 50 41st Ave
Phone: (843) 886-9590
Another Charleston based company offering Isle of Palms eco-tours all along the waters, Coastal Expeditions allows you the opportunity to experience many different charters and tours. Sunset dolphin cruises, nature excursions, wildlife tours, even the opportunity to explore uninhabited barrier islands in peace and harmony can be had at Coastal Expeditions. Their nature excursions are amongst the best in the entire state!
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Explore the beauty of the estuaries surrounding Charleston and nearby Isle of Palms. This is one experience you will never forget! Offering fishing tours, sunset tours, full moon tours, booze cruises, dolphin cruises and more. HOBA has found its niche in the on demand boating world. It's like the Uber of boats!
Wondering what to do in Isle of Palms to enjoy your stay? Part of the charm of Isle of Palms is its unspoiled beaches and pure waters. Book your luxury Exclusive Properties vacation home today and discover nature in all its glory as you are given the tools to keep it that way for centuries to come.