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Charleston Outdoor Adventures

#3 of 101 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Charleston Features Animals
1871 Bowens Island Rd, Charleston, SC 29412-9525
+1 843-795-0330
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Small-Group, 2-Hour Marsh Kayaking Eco-Tour in Charleston
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Charleston Outdoor Adventures (COA) is an Eco-guiding and rental service. Through COA, an experienced naturalist provide guests with environmental Eco-tours and rentals throughout the saltwater estuaries of Folly Beach and the Charleston area. Charleston Outdoor Adventures services provide clients the opportunity to explore the saltwater estuaries through guided kayak tours, guided paddle board tours, charter boat Eco-tours, inshore fishing charters and kayak/ paddle board rentals.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1871 Bowens Island Rd, Charleston, SC 29412-9525
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Reviewed yesterday

Where to start??? Captain Joe was simply perfect in every way! From this local knowledge of the varying ecosystems, to dolphins, to civil war history and beyond, it was one of the best boating excursions I've been on... .ever! Their entire staff from welcome to...More

1  Thank lucaslsu
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Awesome Tour! This kayak tour was so much fun! Helen was such a knowledgeable and ENTHUSIASTIC guide. It was an easy tour for the inexperienced and experienced at kayaking. If you want to see dolphins in their natural habitat then this is the tour for...More

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 6 days ago

I took my 11 year old on a small-tour guided tour of the marsh near Folly Beach. Megan was our guide and she knew the area, the animals, and the water system very well. The quiet beauty of the estuary was relaxing and enjoyable -...More

Thank ckkng1
COA_Staff, General Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your kayaking trip with Megan. Thank you for taking the time to fill out a review - we hope to see your family out on the water in the future.

Reviewed 6 days ago

My family and I, including a 9 year old and 6 month old had a great time on the Morris Island trip. Our Captain- Captain Luke was great. He was incredibly knowledgeable about the areas ecosystems and made sure to stop for dolphins and lots...More

Thank Monica M
COA_Staff, General Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hey Monica, We are so glad you family enjoyed the trip out to Morris Island. We are pleased that you enjoyed Captain Luke's tour so much. Thank you for taking the time to fill out a review of your experience.

Reviewed 1 week ago

During our 2-hour kayak adventure, our guide Josh shared lots of interesting information about the environment and animals we saw. Several dolphin graced us with appearances. The whole experience felt tailored to our group's needs and the wildlife that we saw to take full advantage...More

Thank berrya9
COA_Staff, General Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience with us. We are so pleased to hear you had such an enjoyable time out with Josh, nature and some dolphins! We hope to see you on the water in the future.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wanted something different for my husband's birthday, and this was it. We were on the 5:30 tour and I thought it was a sunset tour. It wasn't, but it worked out. Our guide was Trip and he was so knowledgeable and experienced that it...More

Thank Judi H
COA_Staff, General Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hey Judi, We are glad you and your husband were able to join us for his birthday. That sounds like a special treat! Thank you for taking the time to fill out a review.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have 3 kids and wanted to wrap up our vacation with a nice tour on the water. We had such a wonderful time with Capt Trip! He really knows his stuff, and handled the boat like nothing I've ever seen. He filled us with...More

Thank 776mamabear
COA_Staff, General Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are so glad to hear your family enjoyed your adventure to Morris Island with Captain Tripp. That is hilarious about the Matthew McConaughey comment - we will definitely make sure to pass that along to him! It sounds like your experience was a great...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the morning tour to Morris Island and it was great! The tour guide was awesome (forgetting his name at the moment!)! He was a great tour guide and talked to us about all of the wildlife and ecosystem! He even talked about how...More

Thank sk03
COA_Staff, General Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are so glad you were able to enjoy your time on the water. It sounds like you had a great trip and saw a ton of dolphins! Thank you for taking the time to fill out a detailed review of your trip to Morris...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I wanted to book a kayak trip, but I accidentally booked the Morris Island/Lighthouse boat tour at noon. Luckily, the helpful staff at COA hooked us up with a kayak tour that began at 12:30p, so we didn't even have to wait...More

Thank nbanman
COA_Staff, General Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey there, We are glad you were able to get on the trip you anticipated with little trouble - having a private tour is definitely a treat! Thank you for your kind words about Nick and the kayaking tour. We hope to see you on...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great experience at COA with an after-dark trip to watch the fireworks July 4. The staff was cheerful supportive and made sure everyone knew how to be safe on the water while seeing fireworks from Folly Beach, Mt Pleasant, and other places...More

Thank D5648CGRobert_D
COA_Staff, General Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are glad to hear you enjoyed the fireworks tour on July 4th. That is definitely one of our favorites! We appreciate you taking the time to fill out a review.

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muscnurse
February 22, 2017|
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Response from COA_Staff | Property representative |
Thanks for sending in questions about the tours offered here at COA. Your aunt would have a wonderful experience on the water. We can most certainly accommodate for her! Just last week we had a guest that was 87 year of... More
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Bbcoop
December 6, 2016|
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Response from COA_Staff | Property representative |
Unfortunately COA only offers dolphin watching, no whale watching is offered in the Charleston area. TripAdvisor has the display label as Whale/ Dolphin watching.
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kristah0520
July 30, 2016|
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Response from COA_Staff | Property representative |
Hey Kristah, Thank you for reaching out to us about doing a tour. Yes, you will definitely see wildlife in November! Fortunately, dolphins and birds live in the area year round. Give us a call if you would like to make a... More
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