Learn about the ecosystem in the undeveloped barrier islands and salt marshes in Charleston. A naturalist guides the trips and shares insights about wildlife awareness and conservation. Kids and adults alike will find the trip to the barrier islands fun and educational.
Things to Do
- Go on a boat trip and visit Capers Island, an uninhabited barrier island located about three miles from the mainland and see why the front beach is called Boneyard Beach. On the way to Capers Island, learn about the ecosystem in the salt marshes and be surprised with the wildlife that you'll see. Get your camera ready.
- Embark on a sunset cruise and spot bottlenose dolphins. The naturalist on board also teaches guests about the behaviors of dolphins. You might catch loggerhead turtles during summer months.
- Take your family on a Creek Fishing Trip and pull the line with a redfish or trout on the bait.
- If you're wondering how does one catch a crab, now is the best time to learn. Go on a crabbing excursion with the family, learn how to catch a crab, and finally, enjoy eating your fresh catch for dinner.
- Sunset, seafood, island. Get the Lowcountry Boil Beachside Cookout package to enjoy all three! Cruise to Capers Island and enjoy a seafood dinner by the beach.
Barrier Islands Eco Tour Insider Tips
- Trips are available in groups. If you wish to go on a private charter, call them for a Family Fun Day package.
- Check coupon sites for discounts.