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Address: 1107 State Street, Columbia, SC
Phone Number: +1 803-796-4505
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Sun 12:01 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: Adventure Carolina provides several guided kayak and canoe river and lake...
Adventure Carolina provides several guided kayak and canoe river and lake trips in Columbia. We also have the ability to create a trip for any group up to 100. Our trips are on the Congaree River, Saluda River, Broad River, Lake Murray, Congaree Creek, and Cedar Creek. We are approved to guide kayak trips in the Congaree National Park. We rent River Tubes for trips down the local rivers and offer shuttle services. We also are a full kayak and canoe rental shop with a 3000 square foot retail store selling lots of watersports equipment. Winter season activities include ski rentals, and snow skiing trips.
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Awesome sights and great interpretation along trip.

Did a sit on top kayak trip for race mill to gervais street bridge. The water on the Saluda as great. Cool refreshing and cold water greets you along the saluda. Along the way... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
Jeff P
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Copperhill, Tennessee
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Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Booked this after not getting a response from another company. Nice laid back staff, with a little history to go with the trip. Wish the rapids were class III+ but that's not their fault :)

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Copperhill, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Did a sit on top kayak trip for race mill to gervais street bridge. The water on the Saluda as great. Cool refreshing and cold water greets you along the saluda. Along the way our guide hite pointed out several interesting sights. Make sure to ask about the the bridge that was burned to keep Sherman from Columbia. You can... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I went on a kayak trip down the Congaree River in Columbia, SC and thorough enjoyed the experience. It was the first time kayaking for many of us but our guides from Adventure Carolina made this trip a breeze. We saw lots of wildlife including turtles, blue herons, geese, and mallard ducks. The Congaree River is very scenic. This was... More 

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West Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Adventure Carolina provided a fantastic canoe trip down the Congaree River for a group of teenagers from our church. They communicated clearly, overcame some mistakes I made with planning, offered great training and provided excellent customer service for a group of teenagers that weren't all on the same skill level. The guides displayed patience and were very professional with our... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My wife and I were invited to take a short kayak trip down the congaree river on Good Friday. There were 7 of us plus our guide. We had a very relaxing trip down the river, and my wife being a non swimmer was very at ease. Her and I had a tandem kayak along with another couple. Our guide... More 

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North Augusta, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Not enough can be said about the customer service that this business provides to people that are new customers! Kevin went above and beyond to assist me in finding particular river gear that I was desperately trying to locate. Even though this outfitter didn't have it, Kevin went out of his way to locate an outfitter that had what I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

Been to this place twice so far and I love it! Staff is friendly and its nice to get out and go outdoors. Definitely would recommend!!

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Ontario, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

First - i would like to say thank you to Paul S. for his review - i had been looking for a way to Kayak in Congaree National park while we were on vacation, and Adventure Carolina was a fantastic choice. We booked a private kayak tour on cedar creek too! Our guide was Brice and he was just fantastic.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Adventure Carolina set up a private guided tour for us on Cedar Creek in Congaree National Park. We had a great time. Our guide, Doug, was awesome. We met him at the landing, and he had everything we needed ready to go. The kayaks and lifevests were in great condition. We spent 3.5 hours paddling through the swamp. Doug even... More 

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Spencerport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Just got back by visiting my daughter in Columbia and we did the Congaree River trip. We had paid to do the same trip in September 2012, but could not make it. Kevin the owner gave us full credit toward this trip. The whole organization was smoothly run, and even though we had many first time paddlers on the trip,... More 

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Additional Information about Adventure Carolina

Address: Address: 1107 State Street, Columbia, SC
Phone Number: +1 803-796-4505
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:01 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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