A stretch of barrier islands and salt marshes that make up one of the nation's most outstanding wildlife refuges. The 66,306-acre refuge is a true wilderness experience. Coastal Expeditions, the contracted concession for the refuge, offers overnight three-day weekend tours on Bulls Island and visitors lodge at the Dominick House. Coastal Expeditions, a reputable guide service and outfitter in the Charleston area provides ferry service to Bulls Island throughout the year and offers four annual public tours to Lighthouse Island. The concession promotes conservation and environmental education through interpretive tours and programs The Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center at 5821 Hwy 17 N in Awendaw is operated jointly by Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge and the Francis Marion National Forest. The center includes refuge and forest exhibits, classrooms, a film, live endangered Red wolves and interpretive trails.