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Charleston Outdoor Adventures

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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1871 Bowens Island Rd, Charleston, SC 29412-9525
+1 843-795-0330
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Reviewed today via mobile

We can’t say enough wonderful things about this tour! From Captain Joe’s hospitality and knowledge, to the beautiful scenery, to the many dolphins, pelicans and egrets we say to the cool breeze and gentle boat...every minute was a delight! We wondered if an hour on...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We had an excellent tour! We had Captain Luke who was very knowledgeable and fun! We learned a lot from him and had a great time exploring the island. Would highly recommend this to everyone visiting the Charleston area!

Thank Maggie K
Reviewed 2 days ago

The guide had lots of information and was excited to share it with us and show us the best time possible.

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 5 days ago

The eco tour was AMAZING, and Captain Luke was THE BEST!!!! Very knowledgeable, personable and entertaining! This tour is a MUST when in the Charleston area!!!

2  Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had an excellent trip with Captain Luke. Informative and FUN!! We learned a lot about the ecosystem and history of the area and we had fun exploring on the beach. Our trip was a family girls vacation weekend - sisters, cousins and sisters-in-law. We shared...More

1  Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 5 days ago

This area is the most serene, purely relaxing place in Charleston. Getting these views while on a boat ride with Captain Luke, learning about the way nature works in an estuary, was so engaging and enjoyable. We had lots of dolphin company and Captain Luke...More

1  Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I did Captain Luke’s sunset dolphin cruise and had a wonderful time! We had a very peaceful and relaxing ride and loved seeing all of the dolphins! I often get seasick and the cruise down the estuary was as calm as could...More

2  Thank Firenze3434
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the Morris lighthouse trip it was awesome! Captain Joe was very knowledgeable and was a great guide for the trip!

Thank BrianH2733
Reviewed 1 week ago

We live in Charleston, but we had family from Utah visiting with us this weekend. We decided to try this cruise to give them a taste of where we live. We took the sunset cruise and it was amazing! Captain Joe was an excellent guide...More

1  Thank Jim S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the 2 hour kayak tour with Charleston Outdoor Adventures. They have great equipment and appreciated the pointers on how to use before we hit the water. The tour guide was very informative. Made for a fun relaxing afternoon!

Thank Jordan N
COA_Staff, Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Jordan! We are glad you enjoyed your tour and appreciate you taking the time to share a review. Hope to have you out with us again.

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Theresa K
July 23, 2018|
Response from COA_Staff | Property representative |
Hi! We offer 3 and 4 hour inshore fishing charters! Give us a call at 843-795-0330 to discuss details and pricing.
August 13, 2017|
Response from COA_Staff | Property representative |
Hello! We do allow dogs inside rental kayaks, so feel free to bring him along! Thanks!
Michelle S
July 28, 2017|
Response from COA_Staff | Property representative |
We have bathrooms at Bowens Island, where the tours leave from and return to. There are neither bathrooms on the boat nor on Morris Island.