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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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panama birding eco tour

We did the Panama Birding Eco Tour with Sara Marhenke of Nature Adventures Outfitters and both the tour and Sara were wonderful. She took care of all our needs, hired a great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Annapolis, Maryland
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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

We did the Panama Birding Eco Tour with Sara Marhenke of Nature Adventures Outfitters and both the tour and Sara were wonderful. She took care of all our needs, hired a great professional birder for a tour and was totally fun. We couldn't be more pleased with our tour. We did several days in Gamboa for not-to-be-believed birding and wildlife... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We did the Shem Creek 3-hour kayak tour. Our tour guide loves his job and was passionate about conservation. He really knew the Shem Creek and its eco-system and offered many insights that you might not have gotten from others. This is a leisurely kayak tour and it's more focused on learning about the Creek than it is a physical... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind review. Our guides truly love their jobs and share their passion in their expertise. We hope you'll come and paddle with us in other places we explore and once again, thank you for rating us on Trip Advisor, Kathie Livingston More 

Gastonia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Did the three hour kayak tour with Ed. Paddled up the Shem Creek seeing different birds and wildlife. Ed is very knowledgable about the area and the wildlife in the area. Drifted back downstream to the mouth of the harbor. Had three dolphins surface right near our kayaks! Company is a convenient location to Charleston, Mount Pleasant area. Would definitely... More 

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

We are so glad you enjoyed your paddle with us. We truly love what we do and your review is greatly appreciated. Please come and paddle with us again! Kathie Livingston More 

New Jersey
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99 reviews 99 reviews
27 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Worth a drive outside the city. Glad we took the time to paddle Francis Marion Nat. Park. Relaxing, peaceful paddle with outstanding guide. Thanks Matt for making our trip both pleasant and educational. We had the opportunity to view several alligators, an owl, a copper head, corcoran, great blue heron, white heron, turtles, warblers, and fiddlers crab colonies. The paddle... More 

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

Thank you so much for your trip advisor feedback.. We love our customers and we love what we do. Thank you for choosing our company and we hope you'll come and paddle with us again to see all of the places we explore. Kathie Livingston More 

Charleston, South Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Helpful staff, great scenic views, in the water in minutes! Would like it if there was a two hour rental rate.

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

Thanks for your kind review and so glad you had a nice time. We have found that a lot of folks like the 2 hour option as well. We hope you'll come again and thank you for choosing our company Nature Adventures. Kathie Livingston, Owner More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Kayak rental closel to downtown Charleston, located across Arthur Ravenel Jr. bridge in Mount Pleasant. Helpful friendly staff. We rented a tandem (double) sea kayak for 4 hours. Very affordable. We kayaked out near an island teeming with sea birds. We also saw a dolphin close to our boat and it was amazing to hear it expel water through the... More 

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

So glad you had a great time on Shem Creek. It is a wonderful, unique area close to Charleston that lets paddlers get up close to nature! We appreciate your review and hope you'll come see us again. Kathie Livingston, Owner More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We had a great morning! Our guide John was wonderful, shared a lot of information and helped us to see the birds we would have otherwise missed!

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

Thank you for reviewing us on Trip Advisor. The swamp is a wonderful place to see neo-tropical migrating songbirds and we get folks from Europe and other places that come here just to get those birds on their life lists. We hope you'll come back again and paddle with us to explore other great places in South Carolina. Kathie Livingston,... More 

Charlotte
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I took the swamp tour of the Wambaw creek up near McClellandville. The tour was really really cool. I would highly recommend it to anyone - period. We went mid-March which isn't the best time to go, but we had no choice. None-the-less we saw several alligators, turtles, an owl, a waterbird. Don't worry... it's TOTALLY safe. Our guide Teresa... More 

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

Hi Alex, Thank you for your kind review. Our wildlife biologist Teresa is definitely passionate about the environment and loves her job. So glad you enjoyed it. Please come back again and paddle with us and explore the other areas in South Carolina we love. Kathie Livingston, Owner More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I did the Wambaw Creek paddle, and it was even better than I had imagined. My guide was excellent, upgrading me from a beginner kayaker to intermediate with her easy-to-follow paddling tips. I learned much about the abundant wildlife we came across -- all kinds of beautiful birds, turtles and lizards living in a paradise of 1,000- year-old oaks and... More 

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

Thank you so much for the kind review. We think Wambaw Creek is like going on a safari as well. Come back any time and explore the other areas we paddle in. Sincerely, Kathie Livingston More 

Sunnyvale, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Well first I would like to say that there is no minimum number of attendees for a tour and so my boyfriend and I had a private tour at no extra charge! The launching point was a little hard to find, so I would definitely print out some stellar directions. The gps only knows so much. I was worried about... More 

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

Thank you Anna, It was our pleasure to take you. We are lucky to have full time Wildlife and Marine Biologist year round. The early Spring and even in Winter are great seasons to kayak in as well. So glad you came and thank you for the kind review. We hope you'll join us on another Nature Adventure. Thank you,... More 

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