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Nature Excursions & Fishing

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DOLPHIN DISCOVERY SUNSET CRUISE
Take a boat guided by a naturalist along the South Carolina coast at sunset for a chance to observe bottlenose dolphins living in their natural habitat.

What You'll Do

Excursion along the South Carolina coast in search of bottlenose dolphins to observe. The guide will illuminate guests about the qualities and habits of these dolphins. Depending on the season, the threatened loggerhead sea turtle may be observed as well. Once the boat arrives at Capers Island, passengers will have about an hour to explore its pristine Boneyard Beach, as well.

Age & Fitness
All ages welcome.

Meeting Location
50 41st Ave, Isle of Palms, SC 29451

Parking
On-site parking is available. Parking can be difficult at the Isle of Palms Marina in the spring and summer months so please allow enough time to find parking.

Cancellations & Refunds
Tickets are non-refundable unless the tour is cancelled by us but you may reschedule your tour with at least 24 hours notice prior to the scheduled departure time. Be sure to provide us with the best phone number to reach you the day of the trip. And allow time to arrive at the boat at least 15 minutes early for check-in and boarding.

Restrictions
Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Post Booking Info
WEATHER POLICY-PLEASE SHOW UP UNLESS YOU HEAR FROM US. ISOLATED, POP-UP THUNDERSTORMS ARE COMMON IN THE SUMMER MONTHS AND MAY DELAY THE TRIP BY A FEW MINUTES OR MAY MISS US COMPLETELY. WE WILL CONTACT YOU IF THE TRIP IS CANCELLED, OTHERWISE PLEASE PLAN ON CHECKING IN AT THE SCHEDULED TIME. Please feel free to call us at 843-886-5000 or email info@nature-tours.com with any questions about the trip. Please arrive at the Isle of Palms Marina at least 15 minutes prior to departure time. Meet at the green "Barrier Island Eco Tours" sign on the right side of the "Marina Market" general store. Your captain will give you a free parking pass and direct you where to park and check in for the trip. You are welcome to bring your own refreshments and pack your own cooler for the trip. Beer and wine is welcome for passengers ages 21 and over. Please feel free to bring a bag with sunscreen, towels, cameras, binoculars, bug spray, or anything else that will make your trip more enjoyable.


CAPERS WILDLIFE EXPLORATION

Visit one of the few remaining undeveloped barrier islands and cruise through winding tidal creeks to find diverse wildlife living in this salt marsh environment. As you arrive on Capers, explore its pristine "Bone-yard Beach" and interior freshwater ponds.

What You'll Do
Enjoy a 3.5 hour boat excursion as we venture to Capers Island, one of the few remaining undeveloped barrier islands. We will cruise through winding tidal creeks to find diverse wildlife living in this salt marsh environment. Common sightings include bottlenose dolphin, osprey, pelicans, bald eagles, herons, egrets, and more. Along the way we'll employ various nets and habitat traps for an up-close look at some of the rarely seen marine creatures that thrive below the surface. As you arrive on Capers, you will have about an hour and a half to explore its pristine "Bone-yard Beach" and interior freshwater ponds. Capers provides excellent opportunities for shelling and bird watching.

Age & Fitness
All ages welcome.

Meeting Location
50 41st Ave. Isle of Palms, SC 29451

When To Arrive
Please arrive 10-15 minutes early.

Parking
On-site parking is available. Parking at the marina can be difficult. Arrive early to find a space within walking distance.

Cancellations & Refunds
Tickets are non-refundable unless the tour is cancelled by us but you may reschedule your tour with at least 24 hours notice prior to the scheduled departure time.

Restrictions
Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Post Booking Info
WEATHER POLICY-PLEASE SHOW UP UNLESS YOU HEAR FROM US. ISOLATED, POP-UP THUNDERSTORMS ARE COMMON IN THE SUMMER MONTHS AND MAY DELAY THE TRIP BY A FEW MINUTES OR MAY MISS US COMPLETELY. WE WILL CONTACT YOU IF THE TRIP IS CANCELLED, OTHERWISE PLEASE PLAN ON CHECKING IN AT THE SCHEDULED TIME. Please feel free to call us at 843-886-5000 or email info@nature-tours.com with any questions about the trip. Please arrive at the Isle of Palms Marina at least 15 minutes prior to departure time. Meet at the green "Barrier Island Eco Tours" sign on the right side of the "Marina Market" general store where you will check in with your Captain. He or she will also give you a free parking pass and direct you where to park and board the boat. You are welcome to bring your own refreshments and small cooler for the trip. Beer and wine is welcome for passengers ages 21 and over. Wear comfortable and weather-appropriate clothing and shoes or sandals. Bathing suits are optional since you are welcome to get in the water during this excursion. Please feel free to bring a bag with sunscreen, towels, cameras, binoculars, bug spray, or anything else that will make your trip more enjoyable.


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