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Type of Traveler - The Naturalist

Explore the natural beauty of the Lowcountry.

Wild Dunes Resort offers a wide variety of tours, activities, and adventures for everyone in Isle of Palms and downtown Charleston. Whether you’re a foodie looking for a cooking class or an adventurer gearing up for a day of jet skiing, we offer experiences that take your vacation to the next level.

Do you consider yourself to be The Naturalist Type? Choose from an array of activities below that are suited just for you.

South Carolina Aquarium

Head to downtown Charleston and discover and observe colorful, rare, and awe-inspiring marine life as you learn about the Lowcountry’s eco-conservation efforts at the oceanfront South Carolina Aquarium. Great partners of ours!

Center for Birds of Prey

This unique center offers an insight into the lives and adaptations of nearly 50 species of birds. Their mission is to identify and address vital environmental issues by providing medical care to injured birds of prey through educational, research, and conservation initiatives.

Boone Hall Plantation

Boone Hall Plantation has been recognized as the #1 Plantation in Charleston. Tour, explore, and create lasting memories at this beautiful and historic plantation. From plantation-wide tours to seasonal events, this plantation has everything.

Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

Founded in 1676 by the Drayton Family, Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, one of the oldest public gardens in America, has been selected as one of “America’s Most Beautiful Gardens” by Travel + Leisure. Experience the beauty and rich history.

Eco Tours

Our partners at Barrier Island Eco Tours offer a variety of water based excursions that are perfect for any adventurer. Choose from a Caper’s Island Wildlife Exploration, Dolphin Discovery Sunset Cruise, and a Blue Crabbing Excursion.

Kayaking & Paddleboarding

Explore the shore by paddleboard or kayak with a rejuvenating eco excursion. Wander the tranquil Intracoastal Waterway or bustling Shem Creek. The experience will be sure to leave lasting memories, toned muscles, and a nice suntan.

Sewee Visitor & Environmental Education Center

Experience the unique heritage and natural history of the South Carolina Lowcountry at the Sewee Visitor & Environmental Education Center. Their mission is to provide information and interpretation of the fascinating ecosystems of the refuge and forest, and teach conservation education to the youth.

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There's an abundance of award-winning cuisine in the Isle of Palms and Charleston area and Wild Dunes Resort is no exception. Experience seasonal menus featuring local and sustainable cuisine at our onsite restaurant Coastal Provisions. Enjoy poolside favorites at Beachside Burgers & Bar (open seasonally), or have a home-style family dinner delivered right to your door.

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