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“This is one really good outfitter” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Nature Adventures Outfitters

Nature Adventures Outfitters
Ranked #1 of 29 Tours in Mount Pleasant
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Charleston’s Absolute Best Kayak & Canoe tour company. University Degreed Naturalist Guides, Coastal and River Kayak ACA Instructors. Sea or Recreational Kayaks or Canoes. See Dolphins and Pelicans at eye level! Blackwater Swamps with old growth Cypress, Rice Plantations, Barrier Islands, Saltmarsh Creeks, Shrimping Villages & Indian Ruins. Families & Beginners Welcome! “Recommended Outfitter” –National Geographic, On Site Location. Closest company to Charleston! .
Milford, Iowa
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88 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“This is one really good outfitter”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2012

My wife and I are both avid kayakers and when we decided to go to the Charleston, SC area explored the options of doing some kayaking. We wanted to do an all day paddle in the Francis Marion National Forest and a saltwater paddle as well. Their staff was very helpful in planning and setting up our trips in advance. We had two great outings John our guide in the Francis Marion was super and Clark on Shem Creek was so much fun we hated to call it a day. I've worked with a lot of kayak and canoe outfitters and Nature Adventures is one of the best.

Visited September 2012
1 Thank BlueFleck
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NatureAdventures, Owner at Nature Adventures Outfitters, responded to this review, March 6, 2013
Thanks for your kind words. I couldn't be happier to hear how much you and your wife enjoyed your tours. Knowing that we have what it takes to impress avid kayakers means a lot to me! Our staff truly loves what they do and I thank you for your compliments —the team will be thrilled to see this. There are lots of places to paddle around here so come see us again sometime soon!

All the best,

Kathie Livingston, Owner
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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93 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Great Experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2012

We rented a 2 person tandem kayak and loved it! The staff is incredibly nice and so helpful! We had dolphins right near our boat and saw many young pelicans at the bird sanctuary. It is an easy trip and you will truly enjoy the adventure!

Visited September 2012
2 Thank ECanitano
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Plainville, Connecticut
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230 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Pelicans, Dolphins, and Beauiful Scenery”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2012

This is a tiny place off the main drag in Mount Pleasant, only about 10 minutes from downtown Charleston. It is wedged in between a retail seafood store and a boating business. The Shem Creek Inn and Water's Edge are right there as well. The three staff were very friendly and very knowledgable. We paid about $44 to use a tandem kayak for the afternoon. We were given excellent instructions on how to paddle, turn, and navigate. We were given life jackets. We were given a laminated map and a laminated picture of local birds and other fauna. We were given a large waterproof bag for our our cameras and smaller one for our cell phone. We rowed out to Crab Island and got great photos of the pelican rookery, as well as terns, gulls, oyster flycatchers and others. When we returned to the river outlet we had a show from 8 dolphins who were swimming all around us. It was an amazing day and we paddled for 2.5 hours.

Visited August 2012
2 Thank BillP1123
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Houston, Texas
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48 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“What a great tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2012 via mobile

We went kayaking with nature adventure outfitters. There's a three minute lesson on how to paddle, then a great two hour tour. Elizabeth was very knowledgeable. Equipment great. Dollphins swam next to our canoe in shem creek. Two hours was plenty!!!

2 Thank octoberitaly
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Charleston, South Carolina
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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2012

First time kayaking with the whole family. Our guide did a super job getting us ready. The kids had a blast and we saw and learned so much while just enjoying ourselves.

Visited May 2012
2 Thank farmgirl1546
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