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Address: Pawleys Island, SC 29585-7203
Phone Number: +1 843-546-4840
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Have you discovered the wild side of the Myrtle Beach/Grand Strand area of...

Have you discovered the wild side of the Myrtle Beach/Grand Strand area of the South Carolina Coast? Experience the excitement of a Guided Kayak Eco Tour on beautiful South Carolina waterways with Black River Outdoors. We have tours in Myrtle Beach, Murrells Inlet, Georgetown, and Pawleys Island. It's just a short drive from Garden City, Litchfield, Surf City, and North Myrtle Beach. Breathtaking views, close encounters with South Carolina native wildlife, and bird watching are just some of the highlights of our tours. Black River Outdoors Center provides Kayak Rentals and Guided Kayak Fishing Trips too! Your South Carolina vacation is not complete without a Black River Outdoors Guided Kayak Eco Tour! Discover the wild side of South Carolina's Hammock Coast and contact us to plan your tour today!

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What a GREAT Activity!

We just completed out 4-hour Sandy Island tour a few hours ago. I must say, it was terrific. We live here and are alway looking for some fun activity to do when visitors come to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Scott S
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We just completed out 4-hour Sandy Island tour a few hours ago. I must say, it was terrific. We live here and are alway looking for some fun activity to do when visitors come to town (other than going to the beach). The kayaking journey today was the perfect amount of water and land activity. Not too physically stressful and... More 

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Richard L, Owner at Black River Outdoors Center, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your trip with Paul in what we call "The Wild Side of Myrtle Beach". He is a fantastic guide (although I may be biased, since he is my son). You had beautiful weather to enjoy Sandy Island and the Cypress Swamp. The wildlife sightings have ramped up quickly as the weather has cooled off. Spring and Fall... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed a couple of hours paddling the salt marshes around Pawley's Island with delightfully laconic Paul. His knowledge of the ecology - especially the bird life of the marshes was excellent. We went for the late afternoon tour which was a great time to see plenty of birds as well as other wildlife and enjoy the sunset. Recommend for... More 

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Thank Pia H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2 hr Marsh Tour...tour was good but the location of the meeting place at the marsh was impossible to get to in a 2 wheel drive. Four wheel required due to very deep mud holes in dirt road. Neither the Website or instructions sent to me mentioned it. Had to leave car behind and catch ride in at last minute.... More 

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Abingdon, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three of us did the 2-hour salt marsh tour, this morning. Luckily, my husband and I drove to the meeting point the day before, through the deep, water-filled ditches and gullies in the road, and warned my sister-in-law that she couldn't possibly drive her mustang convertible on that road. The company is negligent in not warning clients that a 4WD... More 

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Richard L, Owner at Black River Outdoors Center, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed your tour with Mandy. I am sorry about the road conditions. It apparently has gotten worse in the past few weeks. I have been out with knee surgery, so I had not personally experienced it. The good news is that the Park got a grant to redo the road. The bad news is that it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chris was an excellent guide. We had a great time. He ensured safety for each guest, and he was helpful and friendly. This activity was a leisurely paddle in single kayaks down the bay (1 hour) and back (1 more hour). Chris provided narration about history and natural flora and fauna. We all enjoyed it very much. Recommended for people... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was an awesome experience for our family. We love the outdoors and this was right up our alley. The guides Paul and Amanda did an excellent job. They were very informative and friendly. We learned a lot and the scenery was awesome. I would recommend everyone give this a shot. Here are some pics of what we found while... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful kayak adventure of the Salt Marsh for 2 hour from the Huntington Beach State Park in Pawleys Island, SC...we were beginners and we felt held and comforted by the Guides...thanks so much for this great experience! Makes us want to do more kayaking in the near future!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our young family recently vacationed in Myrtle Beach. We wanted a family friendly kayaking tour that would accommodate young children. We originally scheduled the 2 hour salt marsh tour for an evening but it got rained out. The tour guide was wonderful and was able to reschedule us for the following morning. Our tour guide (Chris) was amazing and very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

My daughter and I did the two hour salt marsh kayaking tour with Chris, the guide. We saw cormorants, egrets,great blue heron, jellyfish, and fiddler crabs. Our guide was very informative and made this morning adventure educational and fun👍🏻😎

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Thank Celia M
Springfield, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

We went on the 4-hour kayak trip with a hike on Sandy Island in the middle. My wife, 12 year-old son, and I had a great time. The guides were knowledgeable and nice, and very helpful. We saw 2 alligators and 1 snake, plus lots of other wildlife. Thanks for a great time.

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Richard L, Owner at Black River Outdoors Center, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your Sandy Island Kayak EcoTour. This is a favorite of our guides. The alligators and snakes are starting to show up more, now that the summer is winding down. More 

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