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River Island Adventures

North Myrtle Beach, SC, USA
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About River Island Adventures
We are the only adventure outfitter with an outpost on the Waccamaw River featuring 1 acre of outdoor yard games, hammocks, swings, large fire pit, river front picnic tables and access to a 48 acre private island in the middle of the river for an unforgettable experience of exploring and camping options. Below are some of the adventures we offer: ESCAPE RIVER ISLAND - Teams of 2-3 are taken to a secluded 48 acre private island on the Waccamaw River and must complete Survivor & Escape Room style challenges to unlock their tandem kayaks and paddles. The first team to Escape River Island and paddle back to our outpost wins bragging rights & prizes. Part escape room, part Amazing Race & part Survivor! ISLAND TOUR - Take a kayak or pontoon river boat tour to and around a secluded 48 acre private island. Your guide will point out plants, trees and wildlife many of which are native to the Waccamaw River before heading back to our outpost. RIVER CAMPING - coming soon
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Escape River Island
Up to 6 teams of 2 people each are guided to a secluded 48 acre private island on the Waccamaw River and will compete in 8 Survivor-style challenges and solve clues to unlock their tandem kayaks and race a half mile up river back to our Outpost. Your Adventure Host will give you all the instructions and be with the teams on the island throughout the challenges. All participants must be at least 16 years old (unless playing on the same team as their parent/guardian) and sign a waiver prior to the activity. This adventure is in a true nature setting that requires the participants to be able to paddle, navigate through a forest environment in addition to solving clues and completing physical challenges with their partner. Part Survivor, Part Escape Room, Part Amazing Race!

Your group can choose to not do the final paddle challenge but instead ride back from the island on the pontoon. If you choose to not paddle back your finish times will no be eligible for the Leader Board.
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2 hours
from $59.40
River Island Adventures - Day Pass
Spend the day at the river at kayaking, seasonal river tubing, Outpost games and fun.
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1 to 7 hours
from $49.00
Kayak Island Tour
Go off the beaten path and see places that are only accessible from the water and missed by most visitors. This guided kayaking tour takes you on a serene journey along the Waccamaw River learning about the local wildlife, trees, and plants along the way. You’ll also have the opportunity explore a 48-acre (19-hectare) private island.
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2 hours
from $49.00
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the escape river island just my husband and I. Looking at all the photos and reviews this is the kind of thing that would be way out of my comfort zone !! But I wanted to do it anyway ..So it was us...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed September 28, 2019

My daughter, Krystal Beck came in for the weekend for a few family events. Instead of doing the usual, we decided to go check a new place for the day. Fabulous time, staff was amazing and the scenery outstanding! Hard to believe this place was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Sharon B
Reviewed September 27, 2019 via mobile

This place is Amazing. Our guides were great and made sure our stay was top notch. The entire family will enjoy the kayaking, running and other great fun and games. I booked this as a fun day during our anniversary trip and will say we...More

1  Thank danl340
Reviewed September 23, 2019

Five of us took the pontoon boat ride around the Escape Island while our guide told us about the history, nature, and future plans for the island. It was so beautiful and quiet. The trip included a van ride from our hotel and box lunch...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Time_Lady
Reviewed August 23, 2019

best part of our vacation!! highly recommend. fun experience with a real life escape room and survivor challenge!! will definitely be returning. staff and owner wonderful!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank mtmayr
Reviewed August 22, 2019

Jeff, the owner, was very helpful and accomadting of our group. Everyone had such a great time floating, kayaking, playing on the equipment provided at the outpost. We already have pllans to go back in a few weeks to do it again, only this time...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

We spent the day here starting with the Escape Island having a blast. It was a unique experience starting with kayaking to the Island. This in itself was pretty cool since neither of us had ever kayaked before. They gave us great instructions and we...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Creeklady17
Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

This place is a gem. An escape oasis from Myrtle Beach crazy. For one price, you get wonderful hosts, all the kayaking, standup paddle board, tubing time you want. Lawn games available, fun to play with family. I actually fell asleep in a hammock. The...More

2  Thank Whichway2thebeach40
Reviewed July 29, 2019

Me and a friend of mine the other week took about an hour kayak tour with Zak the guide. He was extremely knowledgeable of the surrounding landscape and paddles at a perfect pace. This was a very relaxing experience, for being so close to highway...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank outdoorhuman
Reviewed July 27, 2019

I have never written a review on Trip Advisor before but had such a blast, had to share! My family has really gotten into the escape room experiences and my husband found this on Groupon and felt like it would add a great element to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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