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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
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1871 Bowens Island Rd, Charleston, SC 29412-9525
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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Our family had a wonderful time with Captain Joe! We saw 30-40 dolphins - it was incredible! We even saw a mama and baby dolphin. We had an hour to tour the island and look for shells. No sand dollars but we think another group...More

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COA_Staff, Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Thank you Jessica! It was our pleasure. We are glad you enjoyed your tour with Captain Luke and appreciate you taking the time to share a review. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed August 16, 2018

We were 3 couples who recently took a sunset eco tour with Joe and his mate Luke. Had a wonderful time. Saw probably 30 plus dolphins in the back waters. Luke, our guide, was knowledgeable and gave us a really good insight into the area...More

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COA_Staff, Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

We are glad you had a great time on your tour and appreciate you sharing a review! Hope to see you again.

Reviewed August 16, 2018

My wife and I have done a number of the activities with Charleston Outdoor Adventures and all of them are great. My favorite, however, is the boat ride to Morris Island. The guides are extremely knowledgable and enthusiastic. You get to see dolphins along the...More

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COA_Staff, Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Thank you Andre! We are glad to hear you have always had a positive experience and appreciate the review. Look forward to seeing you next time!

Reviewed August 14, 2018

We had Josh as our guide and he was excellent. He gave clear instructions for the new to kayaking members of our group. Made appropriate mention of safety techniques. But above that he really has the heart of a true conservationist and knowledge to back...More

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COA_Staff, Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

Thank you Denise. We really appreciate you taking the time to share a review and are glad to hear you enjoyed your time on the water with Josh.

Reviewed August 14, 2018

We did the two hour kayaking tour with Cade. He was extremely helpful and patient with us. He shared a ton of information concerning the eco system and wildlife. We saw so many wild dolphins while we paddled along.

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COA_Staff, Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

Thanks Brandon! We are glad you enjoyed your tour with Cade and appreciate you taking the time to share a review.

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

I booked the dolphin sunset tour in hopes to show my eight year old daughter her favorite animal in its natural habitat. I was expecting a large ferry type boat crowded with people all looking at one dolphin. We were all blown away by what...More

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COA_Staff, Staff at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Hi Tanya! This is so wonderful to hear! It's great to know that you all enjoyed your experience and that is was so memorable for your daughter. Stories like this remind all of our naturalists here at COA why we do what we do! Hope...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

My daughters and I enjoyed such a fun time kayaking! Even though it was our first time here, we never felt uneasy or nervous. Josh, our tour guide was great and had so much information to tell us. Would definitely come back!

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COA_Staff, Staff at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Awesome! We're so glad you all enjoyed your time on the water with Josh and that we were able to provide an introduction to kayaking! It's great to hear that you all will be back!

Reviewed August 12, 2018

There is no shortage of water-related cruises one can choose from when visiting Charleston, but our experience with COA was so positive, that I'd be hard-pressed to direct anyone to any company other than this. The value of the excursion for our family of 5...More

1  Thank Monica G
COA_Staff, Staff at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Monica, we cannot thank you enough for taking the time to write such an extensive review filled with such high praise and compliments! Truly, we very much appreciate you writing about your experience and for recommending us so highly! We're so glad that you all...More

Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Traveled down to Charleston with my brother for a relaxing sibling vaca! We came out on this tour, not exactly sure what to expect and I honestly think it was my favorite day well spent. We were able to sight see lots of wild life...More

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COA_Staff, Staff at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Hi Carolyn! Thank you so much for joining us for our Morris Island Tour! We're so glad that you were able to spend part of your vacation with us and that it was your "favorite day". We hope to see you back out with us...More

Reviewed August 11, 2018

I have lived in Charleston for 20 years and have NEVER taken a kayak tour or been in an actual kayak. I'm glad it took a visiting friend to get me out there. I love nature, but this is a venue I've never taken advantage...More

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COA_Staff, Staff at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Awesome! We're so glad that another Charleston local has found us! Thank you so much for writing about your time with Josh on one of our kayak tours and that you found COA to be such an amazing place!

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Theresa K
July 23, 2018|
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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.
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ashleyabraham
August 13, 2017|
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Response from COA_Staff | Property representative |
Hello! We do allow dogs inside rental kayaks, so feel free to bring him along! Thanks!
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Michelle S
July 28, 2017|
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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.
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