Breathtaking! Is the word that comes to mind as one drives up the Connector Bridge and beholds the salt marsh, the Intracoastal Waterway, the beach and ocean surrounding the Isle of Palms, South Carolina. And the sensation is not just the first time one sees it, but also every time in every season!
The Isle of Palms, is a 7 mile long, 1 mile wide Atlantic barrier island, minutes from historic downtown Charleston, and has plenty of things to do for the whole family. IOP outfitters offers SUP and kayak rentals, nature tours, jet ski rentals and fishing trips and bicycle and golf cart rentals to help you get there.
Isle of Palms fishing outfitters offer off shore fishing trips for anglers of all ages, a great adventure to the blue waters where tuna, marlin and mahi call home. And for those that want to stay closer to home, try inshore and near shore fishing charters near Isle of Palms. Experienced captains with specialized fishing boats know the backwater areas and provide a spectacular fishing trip as well as info about the coastal ecosystem. And many fishing captains also offer scenic boat cruises in the Isle of Palms area, so visitors can see this beautiful island from a mariners perspective. And scenic boat cruises in IOP offer narration on the local ecosystem, flora and fauna, and some history of the local waterways. Dolphin cruises in IOP are another family favorite offering up close views of these coastal favorites. Kayak and SUP tours are also a favorite activity in IOP, as well as guided nature tours of the local waterways.
For the adventurous vacationer try a jet ski ride, parasail trip and banana boat ride to turn your vacation from mild to wild. Jet ski rentals in IOP offer Intracoastal Waterway trips to local island getaways and a chance to crash the waves of the Atlantic. And parasailing in IOP offer flyers a birds eye view of Isle of Palms, Sullivans Island and their beaches. So no matter how you spend your Isle of Palms vacation, there are plenty of things to do, whether on sand or sea.