Owls by Moonlight
2/27, 11/12 & 12/10
This program takes place in the Countess Paolozzi Owl Wood where you will be surrounded by a variety of owl species from around the world, including one of the largest, the Eurasian Eagle-owl. Enjoy flight demonstrations under the light of the moon and experience their silent flight as they soar just inches above your head.
4/19, 10/18, 11/15
Photography Day is unlike any other photography experience offered in the state of South Carolina. This 3-hour program allows photographers unencumbered views of 15 different species of birds of prey outside of their enclosures in a natural setting. Attendees will be able to take photographs of birds in both a static, perching perspective as well as in motion and in flight.
Bird Songs is the Center’s unique annual fundraising event with Nashville songwriters-in-the-round performing in an intimate and personal setting on the Center’s campus. 2020 will be the fifth year of this popular event, which has sold out every year. Guests enjoy an incredible music performance as well as a catered dinner and high-end open bar.
Bulls Bay Nature Festival
Bulls Bay community agencies, organizations, businesses, and schools come together each year to bring you the Bulls Bay Nature Festival - from the forest to the sea. Activities include a photography workshop at the Sewee Center, plant walks, bird walks, historic tours, sweetgrass basket workshop, fishing in the Sewee Pond, and reptile, raptor, and beekeeping programs.
Wildlife & Habitat Viewing
The Sewee Center is home to four endangered red wolves, has a native Pollinator Garden filled with butterflies, and a Bee Apiary enclosure. Guests can visit all these attractions, walk the Nebo Trail which passes through freshwater ponds, swamp bottomland and pine uplands of the forest, and learn the ecosystem and conservation.
Good Catch Oysterfest
Enjoy views of the Charleston Harbor while shucking and sipping with fresh oysters and beer. Our local Good Catch partners (including our very own Coastal Provisions) will feature special chili and chowder recipes throughout the night. Explore the Aquarium while you enjoy food, drinks, entertainment, and animal encounters.
Meet the Keeper
It’s Leap Day at the Aquarium and we’re celebrating with amphibians & reptiles. Our herpetologist, Joshua Zalabak, will take you on a fun “edventure” and share what it’s like to care for your favorite cold-blooded friends. Find out how he handles venomous snakes, and learn more about frogs, toads, alligators, and other reptiles and amphibians in his care.
Carolina Wine Mixer
Treat your inner sommelier to an evening of fabulous wine tasting. Stroll through the Aquarium to find tasting stations with a variety of wines for every palate. Our local Good Catch partners will be providing small plates of sustainably sourced eats throughout the event. Additional refreshments, entertainment, and animal encounters are all included.
The Coastal Expeditions Foundation invites you to the inaugural BeWilder Gala to benefit Coastal Rookery Islands, Sea Turtles in Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge, Environmental Education Programs, and Veterans Resilience Program. The evening will include a cocktail hour and diner, live music, a silent auction, and a raffle.
Explore the Lowcountry’s original guide service - voted Charleston’s best by locals every year. Our guides are always scouting Lowcountry creeks and rivers to make sure that we’re offering trips where the action is happening. Our favorites include the Morris Island Shark Tooth Boat Tour, the Full Moon Kayak Tour, the Bulls Island Ferry, and the Family Kayak Paddle.
Capers Island Wildlife Exploration
Immerse yourself in the beauty and wildlife that Capers Island has to offer. Enjoy a boat excursion as we venture to one of the few remaining undeveloped barrier islands. Common sightings include bottlenose dolphins, ospreys, bald eagles, and more. As you arrive on the island explore the pristine “boneyard beach” and interior freshwater ponds.
Sunset Dolphin Cruise
Locate bottlenose dolphins and loggerhead sea turtles on this exciting Charleston dolphin tour. Learn about the social behavior and feeding habits of the bottlenose dolphins. Learn about the history of the threatened loggerhead sea turtles. Then explore the Capers Island “boneyard beach” in the beautiful Lowcountry with your friends and family.
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.Reserve at Coastal Provisions Reserve at Billy G's Smokehouse Reserve at Huey's Southern Eats Order Groceries from Hudson's Market
Whether you're a Resort guest, a local or a visiting golfer, South Carolina's finest golf awaits you at Wild Dunes Resort. Our courses are open to the public, so book a round below or call 855.998.5351.Book a Tee Time
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