FIELD TRIPS

Island Quest

Students explore a tide pool on the beach, looking for sea life like sand dollars, whelks, sea stars and crabs.

Ferry Ecotour & Island Walkabout on Bulls Island

Since 1994, Coastal Expeditions has led Island Quest field trips on Bulls Island. Take students on a naturalist-led adventure in Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge to see this dynamic and pristine barrier island.

On this unique experience, expect to see wildlife like dolphins and bald eagles while learning about estuarine ecology and Charleston history.

Departs from Garris Landing in Awendaw, SC.

About the Program

  • Ask about adding a trip to nearby Center for Bird of Prey to the itinerary!
  • Bagged lunches can be provided for an additional fee
  • Customized itineraries are available (birding, history, geology, etc.)
  • We can handle large group sizes and have motor coach parking

Island Quest

Explore the inland trails or beach of a pristine barrier island within Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge!

This field study program combines a boat ecotour with a Bulls Island nature walkabout. Curriculum is adjusted for each grade level.

20 student minimum. $32/student (2 chaperones free). Grades 2-12

Advanced Island Quest

This option offers a complete, well-rounded study of barrier island ecology, and is a great opportunity for your students to gain hands-on experience.

This in-depth field trip examines both the maritime forest and the dynamic beach of Bulls Island. This field trip is perfect for advanced classes in science, social studies, ecology and college-level courses.

20 student minimum. $42/student (2 chaperones free).

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Shem Creek in Mount Pleasant Rentals

Offering Kayaks and Paddleboards

Take in the stunning beauty of local creeks and waters from one of our kayaks or SUPs. Walk-ups are welcome or call / text to book and we’ll be ready when you are. All gear and instruction provided.

Call or text 843.884.7684 to book.

Outpost Location

Need A Guide?

If you really want to get a feel for the local history, identify the native wildlife, and get to special places, you'll need someone experienced to show you the way. We'll get you there.

Check out our Shem Creek in Mount Pleasant tours.

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Isle of Palms Rentals

Offering Kayaks and Paddleboards

Take in the stunning beauty of local creeks and waters from one of our kayaks or SUPs. Walk-ups are welcome or call / text to book and we’ll be ready when you are. All gear and instruction provided.

Call or text 843.884.7684 to book.

Outpost Location

Need A Guide?

If you really want to get a feel for the local history, identify the native wildlife, and get to special places, you'll need someone experienced to show you the way. We'll get you there.

Check out our Isle of Palms tours.

Rent a Kayak or Paddleboard Click to Book via Text