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Take your students on the best field trip they’ll experience all year. Sign up for that kayak class you’ve always wanted to take. Give your kids an education in pluff mud and saltwater at summer camp. Learn wilderness skills like fire making and knot tying.

With our top guides as your instructors, you’ll find that a field trip, camp or workshop with Coastal Expeditions is that mix of practical and magical that you’ve been looking for.

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Let's Get Outside!

When you're in the Lowcountry, the forests, marshes and rivers call your name. Learn how to to explore these ecosystems through one of our camps, field trips or workshops.

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  • School Classes
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Veterans
  • Local Kids
  • Lifelong Learners

South Carolina Outdoor Education Program


Targeted for middle school classes, this kayaking field trip takes students into Lowcountry blackwater and saltwater ecosystems. Science, conservation, history, team building and physical activity are all a part of this experience— and your school may qualify for scholarship!

Island Quest Field Trips


Explore a 5,000-acre barrier island in the heart of Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge! Combining a boat ecotour through the estuary with a hiking program on Bulls Island, this is a chance to see wildlife and experience South Carolina history in an unforgettable setting.

Kids Summer Camps


From sea kayaking and paddleboarding to boat building and hiking, our week-long day camps have become a tradition for many families in the Lowcountry. Since 1992, Coastal Expeditions camps have taught local children the ways of the salt marsh.

Outdoor Workshops


Throughout the year, we offer special workshops that connect you with the outdoors. Wilderness skills, native plant ID, birding, sustainability, kayak camping and other topics are covered in these hands-on, small group classes.

Paddling Instruction


Whether you want to learn some basics or perfect a skill, our ACA-certified guides can help to get you there. We offer private lessons and workshops throughout the year in a laid-back and encouraging setting for kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding and canoeing.

Veterans Sea Kayaking Resiliency Program


Take part in an 8-week sea kayaking course that teaches you the basics of paddling while using strategies to cope with stress, PTSD and depression. In partnership with Boeing, this program is free for qualifying participants.

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Shem Creek in Mount Pleasant Rentals

Offering Kayaks and Paddleboards

Take in the stunning beauty of local creeks and waters from one of our kayaks or SUPs. Walk-ups are welcome or call / text to book and we’ll be ready when you are. All gear and instruction provided.

Call or text 843.884.7684 to book.

Outpost Location

Need A Guide?

If you really want to get a feel for the local history, identify the native wildlife, and get to special places, you'll need someone experienced to show you the way. We'll get you there.

Check out our Shem Creek in Mount Pleasant tours.

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Isle of Palms Rentals

Offering Kayaks

Take in the stunning beauty of local creeks and waters from one of our kayaks. Walk-ups are welcome or call / text to book and we’ll be ready when you are. All gear and instruction provided.

Call or text 843.884.7684 to book.

Outpost Location

Need A Guide?

If you really want to get a feel for the local history, identify the native wildlife, and get to special places, you'll need someone experienced to show you the way. We'll get you there.

Check out our Isle of Palms tours.

Rent a Kayak Click to Book via Text

Folly Beach Rentals

Offering Kayaks and Paddleboards

Take in the stunning beauty of local creeks and waters from one of our kayaks or SUPs. Walk-ups are welcome or call / text to book and we’ll be ready when you are. All gear and instruction provided.

Call or text 843.884.7684 to book.

Outpost Location

Need A Guide?

If you really want to get a feel for the local history, identify the native wildlife, and get to special places, you'll need someone experienced to show you the way. We'll get you there.

Check out our Folly Beach tours.

Rent a Kayak or Paddleboard Click to Book via Text