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Small-Group Tour: 2-Hour Marsh Kayaking Eco-Tour in Charleston

Highlights
  • Bowens Island tidal marshes tour introduces you to Lowcountry wildlife
  • Kayaking tour is good for all levels and uses foot-driven steering
  • Ideal way to get out of Charleston for a few hours
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Small-Group Tour: 2-Hour Marsh Kayaking Eco-Tour in Charleston
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Overview
This kayaking tour from Charleston is an ideal way to get out of the city and explore Lowcountry marshes. See the area’s famous sweetgrass and pluff mudd as you leisurely maneuver through a saltwater estuary, home to wildlife such as dolphins, pelicans, and loggerhead turtles. Your guide helps you spot the animals and leads you on a safe, fun, and easy route through tidal creeks.
What to Expect
After you arrive at your private launching area on Bowens Island, your guide reviews tips for a safe and fun kayaking trip through Charleston’s tidal marshes and gets you comfortable with the equipment. The foot-driven steering system on these kayaks is easy to use.

Then, head out on the water. Paddle through quiet creeks and Lowcountry marshes, looking out for wildlife such as dolphins, aquatic birds, and other animals that call this saltwater estuary home. Your guide helps you find the wildlife and answers any questions you have about the area. Because this is a small-group tour, your guide can give every member of the group attention with ease. Must be 13 to operate a single kayak.

Your tour concludes back at the dock.
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Awesome experience for first timers in Charleston

In short, this was an excellent tour. It was educational and relaxed in nature, and it provided our small group of travelers with an excellent active experience in addition to providing us some insight into the area. Our tour guide, Michael, was knowledgeable about the...More

Thank xares27
COA_Staff, Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much! We are glad you enjoyed your time with Michael and really appreciate you taking the time to share a review. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Outstanding family kayaking experience!

Our family truly enjoyed the entire kayaking experience with Alex as our guide. Her passion and knowledge of the low country and it's eco-system were fantastic and really enhanced our overall trip. We have kayaked a few times in the past and truly appreciated her...More

Thank kbro317
COA_Staff, Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! We really appreciate you taking the time to share a review and are glad you had a nice tour with Alex. Hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Multigenerational Girls' Weekend Adventure

This was a beautiful, relaxing tour for our group. We range in age from 50 to 72, and it was not too strenuous for any of us. Our tour guide, Laney, was awesome. She was very knowledgeable and engaging. She welcomed our questions and told...More

1  Thank MiaT1224
COA_Staff, Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Mia! We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review. So glad you ladies had a nice time on the water with Laney. Hope to see you all in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great experience for the entire group

We spent 5 days in the Charleston area and this was our favorite group activity. Our guide, Cade, was awesome and talked about the ecosystem, the wildlife, etc. nearly the entire 2 hours. This added context made the trip much more interesting. Paddling was easy...More

Thank Lana B
COA_Staff, Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Lana! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you had a great time with Cade. Hope you are able to come out again in the future!

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile
fun morning

My guide was Lanie—she was very knowledgeable about the area and lots of good info. Relaxing way to spend a morning!

Thank Julie P
COA_Staff, Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Julie! We really appreciate you taking the time to share a review. Glad you had a nice time on the water with Laney. Hope to see you again!

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