Kayaking & Canoeing in Charleston

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Kayaking & Canoeing in Charleston

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  • Christy S
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Tate, the tour guide, was amazing! The trip was beautiful! I felt like it was a good mix of paddling and slowing down to observe wildlife. I was photographing wildlife from my boat and was able to keep pace with the group. We saw lots of birds, dolphins and even a small gator! Tate told us names of the wildlife and was quick to point things out. We noticed a large splashing. Tate suggested we paddle to check it out. It turned out to be a momma and young dolphin feeding! Amazing!!!! The kayaks were easy to maneuver and seats were comfortable. It will definitely be a top memory for me of my time in Charleston! Highly recommend!
    Written July 13, 2024
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  • Tyler M
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We went on the 4-5 hour shark tooth hunting tour. We took a boat to Morris Island and the captain and fossil guide pointed out dolphins which were numerous on the route. We found many nice and large teeth on the island as well as molars, sand dollars and shark vertebrae. Our tour group was large, about 25, but there was plenty of room to spread out and search different shell beds/exposures. Despite the worryingly large group size, the fossil guide was easily accessible the entire time. If the walk is too much you can stop at any point and do not have to walk the 2-3 miles to the furthest spots. We did the entire walk, but found teeth and fossils at many points on the way back. We are looking forward to our next tooth hunting trip with COA.
    Written July 7, 2024
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  • India B
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was such an awesome experience and our guide, Dan, was amazing! He was so informative and once we got further into the trail he let us lead the way so we could set the pace and see all of the wildlife. Definitely would recommend this tour!
    Written May 3, 2024
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  • Escape23899718991
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    What an amazing day out on the water! Ralph took us to Horseshoe Creek - which I highly recommend! It was a little far, about an hour from Folly Beach where we were staying, but totally worth it! We were the only ones out on the water so it was a private tour and very reasonably priced! Ralph gave history lessons throughout as well as talking about the area we were kayaking in. I would highly recommend going out with Kayak Charleston!
    Written June 12, 2024
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  • Connie M
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Absolutely wonderful experience. Luke was great. I would highly recommend this adventure. He not only was a great guide but very good teaching about the area.
    Written June 13, 2023
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  • Mike W
    Fenton, MO28 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Combat Archery - loads of fun! Our group of 7 spent two fun and active hours playing different competitive games...think Hunger Games. You could easily have a group of 20 and still have lots of fun in two hours. Highly recommended.
    Written September 16, 2022
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  • Eph612
    Lancaster, PA23 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We were fortunate enough to be able to arrange an early morning paddle board tour in Folly Beach for our family group of 11 adults/young adults on relatively short notice (next day). Kyle was very accommodating and was quite welcoming upon our arrival. His friendly, encouraging, and outgoing personality put even the most hesitant persons in our group at ease before and during the paddle board experience. This excursion was a family vacation highlight. I would highly recommend for anyone looking to do a paddle board tour in Charleston to choose this company. I don't think that you will be disappointed.
    Written August 9, 2019
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  • Jamie54171
    Charleston, SC31 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I hired FD Outdoors for kayaking lessons and a few trips kayaking. I cannot say enough about the excellent instruction, attention to detail and safety awareness provided. Also, if you need instruction, the instruction can be tailored to fit your individual needs, skill level and interests. I would highly recommend FC Outdoors for kayaking trips, instruction or safety instruction!
    Written June 3, 2019
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  • Matt W
    Ontonagon, MI141 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A very good time with a tandem kayak and a paddle board. We were able to see a few dolphins and all the paddling we wanted to do! We would do it again with these folks, very helpful
    Written July 3, 2019
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  • Ladykirk
    Savannah, GA54 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had a fantastic time paddle boarding with Ali! Our family of five, ages 11-50, had a fun time paddling. We did three paddleboards and one tandum kayak and it was a perfect combination. The older ones kayaked against the current and wind and the younger one was able to kayak back with the current and we all had a new experience. Ali was a great instructor and we would highly recommend this company. A storm was brewing during our first scheduled trip and Ali would not take any chances with our safety. He easily rescheduled our tour. Thankfully this happened early enough in our vacation so we had plenty of time to reschedule. He and his wife were helpful and friendly! Thanks!!!
    Written August 10, 2018
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