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Address: Shrimp Boat Lane, Shem Creek, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Phone Number: +1 843-568-3222
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Description: Charleston’s Absolute Best Kayak & Canoe tour company. University Degreed...
Charleston’s Absolute Best Kayak & Canoe tour company. University Degreed Naturalist Guides, Coastal and River Kayak ACA Instructors. Sea or Recreational Kayaks or Canoes. See Dolphins and Pelicans at eye level! Blackwater Swamps with old growth Cypress, Rice Plantations, Barrier Islands, Saltmarsh Creeks, Shrimping Villages & Indian Ruins. Families & Beginners Welcome! “Recommended Outfitter” –National Geographic, On Site Location. Closest company to Charleston! .
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A great tour

We did a 3 hour kayak tour with Will and it was perfect. Will was very kind and super informative. We thoroughly enjoyed our time with him and the beautiful environment. We did... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Albuquerque
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We did a 3 hour kayak tour with Will and it was perfect. Will was very kind and super informative. We thoroughly enjoyed our time with him and the beautiful environment. We did this with a 7 year old without any difficulty. The folks in the office were also friendly and helpful. This is a great outfit.

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NatureAdventures, Owner at Nature Adventures Outfitters, responded to this review

So glad to know you had a great tour. Will is a very knowledgeable guide and enjoys his time on the water! Come and discover other places we paddle (Wambaw Creek Wilderness Area) or come on back to Shem Creek. Thank you for your kind review. Kathie Livingston More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We went on a Blackwater creek tour with guide Teresa today. She was fabulous! Incredibly knowledgeable about the creek. We learned so much, saw owls, great Cypress trees, small alligators. None of us had ever kayaked before, and she was a terrific teacher as to how to handle the equipment. Our eight and ten year old enjoyed it immensely. We... More 

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NatureAdventures, Owner at Nature Adventures Outfitters, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us on Trip Advisor. Teresa is our full time wildlife biologist and love her job! We are lucky to have her and appreciate knowing you had a great time. Bring the kids back and try our Crab Bank Island on Shem Creek location or come on back to the swamp. Sincerely, Kathie Livingston More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We went kayaking through Nature Adventures Outfitters and it was wonderful- one of the best kayaking experienes that I have had. You are allowed out on the water for up to 4 hours...we stayed out for about 3.5 and it was great. They provide you with a map to take out on the water with different routes you can take.... More 

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NatureAdventures, Owner at Nature Adventures Outfitters, responded to this review

Hi Breanna, Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. We love it when our clients enjoy their time on the water. Come see us again if you get back to the area and explore other places we paddle! Kathie Livingston More 

Marshall, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This was one of the highlights of our vacation. We did the 3 hour tour. We saw most of the marine life creatures we hoped to see, plus more. Tillman was an amazing guide- full of facts on history, marine life and environment. He even knew the local dolphin pod, and their family dynamics. We highly recommend the tour and... More 

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NatureAdventures, Owner at Nature Adventures Outfitters, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review on Trip Advisor. It's especially nice to hear what guide you had and on this one, it was my son Tillman. As the owner, I am very lucky and blessed to have such a wonderful son who loves to kayak. He is an amazing instructor and master naturalist so thank you for... More 

Clarksville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Ed took us on an early morning kayak tour of Shem Creek and the Charleston Harbor. He took his time and shared with us all sorts of interesting information. We saw loads of birds and even a manatee. This was a great tour and best done in the early am or later in pm due to heat.

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NatureAdventures, Owner at Nature Adventures Outfitters, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us on Trip Advisor. Ed is one of our seasoned guides and loves his job. We hope you'll come and paddle with us in other places we explore. Thanks again for the kind review. Kathie Livingston, Owner More 

Illinois
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We went on a 2 hour kayak tour at 10am this morning. The weather was beautiful and the wind cooperated, the creek and harbor like glass! Our guide, Diana was the best! We saw manatees and several species of birds! We kayaked out to Crab Island, Diana did a terrific job pointing out the young birds and some fun facts... More 

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NatureAdventures, Owner at Nature Adventures Outfitters, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. Diane is a great Wildlife Biologist and we are blessed to have her. She certainly loves her job and sharing her passion about it. Come paddle with us in other places if you get a chance to come back. Trying Wambaw Creek Wilderness Area. (Oh, and you can ask for Diane) also. Thanks, Kathie... More 

Edmonton, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We went on a 2 hour kayak tour. If you must stick to a tight schedule, this isn't your best option, we didn't set out until almost 45mins after the indicated start time, BUT when we did it was great. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and enthusiastic for what she was doing. We saw dolphins, manatees, so many birds.... More 

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NatureAdventures, Owner at Nature Adventures Outfitters, responded to this review

Thank you Alison for your review on Trip Advisor. I appreciate the feed back tremendously. The usual departure time is between 20 and 30 minutes, so I'll certainly address the longer time mentioned. I'm glad the trip was worth the wait. Thank you again and we hope you'll come paddle with us again sometime in the future to explore other... More 

Kenosha, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Our guide, Teresa, was awesome. She was able to keep 5 teens / pre-teens engaged in the adventure for the full 3 hours. A couple of the boys had not kayaked before and she was able to get them up to speed quickly. We were able to see a number of alligators, barred owls, crab, a water snake, and overall... More 

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NatureAdventures, Owner at Nature Adventures Outfitters, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind 5 star review! Teresa is an awesome wildlife biologist and I'm glad she was able to share her love of nature with the teens. Thanks for getting them "unplugged" to connect with an incredible place. We hope you'll come and explore other places we paddle and thank you again for your kind review. Kathie Livingston, Owner More 

Overland Park
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This was our second time with this group. The trip is kayaking thru a creek in black water swamp. Nature Adventurers provided all that was needed. Our guide (Theresa) was excellent with throrough knowledge of area and wildlife. Would highly recommend trip and Theresa.

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NatureAdventures, Owner at Nature Adventures Outfitters, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review on Trip Advisor. It's a great way for me to receive feedback. Teresa, our wildlife biologist love her job and she has turned out to be a wonderful naturalist guide in the swamp as she loves everything about nature. I hope you'll come and explore other places we paddle in or come back and... More 

Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We had an awesome time with our guide (Tillman) and look forward to our next trip out on Shem Creek. Unfortunately, we had to cut our tour short to 2 hours instead of 3 because people in our group couldn't take the heat - but in the fall, we hope to come back out for the longer trip. Well run... More 

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NatureAdventures, Owner at Nature Adventures Outfitters, responded to this review

Thanks Ginny, I appreciate your kind review. Tillman (who is my son) was practically raised in a kayak and I am grateful he loves it. He is a wonderful young man and at the very young age of 22 is already a Coastal Kayak Instructor, Master Naturalist and has 2 degrees! I'm very proud of him. So glad you enjoyed... More 

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Address: Shrimp Boat Lane, Shem Creek, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Phone Number: +1 843-568-3222
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Mount Pleasant
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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