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In partnership with the City of Isle of Palms, Coastal Expeditions has developed a series of six itineraries exclusively for Isle of Palms residents.  Learn more about the place you call home and how to enjoyably explore it on your own.   

The outings will be free for Isle of Palms residents. All participants will be expected to show proof of residency or proof of ownership upon arrival.  There are limited number of spots available so please limit your selections to one session so that everyone can participate. *Residents that sign up and do not show up for the outing will be charged the cost of the outing ($65). Participants may cancel without penalty at least 48 hours prior to the date of the outing.*


Friday, August 5 | 9 -11 a.m.
INTRODUCTION TO SEA KAYAKING
Learn to safely explore the saltmarsh by kayak! This 2-hour class combines an ecotour with basic kayak skills development.

Saturday, August 20 | 6-8 a.m.
COASTAL BIRD STEWARD DAY & KAYAKING
Paddle into the saltmarsh with Coastal Expeditions to learn about bird stewardship and the unique ecology of this area.

Thursday, September 8 | 3:30-5:30 p.m.
SEA TURTLE LESSON & KAYAKING
A Coastal Expeditions naturalist will talk about the local sea turtle population that inhabits the area and explain how to protect these summer visitors.

Saturday, September 17 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
CREEK SWEEP & CITIZEN SCIENCE SERVICE DAY
Isle of Palms is a beautiful place and it’s our responsibility to keep it that way! Residents will be guided through the creeks on kayaks searching for litter, while also being on the lookout for exciting wildlife encounters.

Saturday, October 1 | 6:15-8:15 a.m.
SUNRISE STAND UP PADDLEBOARDING
Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) while watching the sunrise over the saltmarsh looking for wildlife. A special way to start the day, it’s an exhilarating experience to combine new adventures with fitness.

Thursday, October 20 | 5-7 p.m.
SUNSET CITIZEN SCIENCE DAY
Watch the sunset over Morgan Creek as we search for dolphins and birds and learn how to report them on various citizen science apps!

Things to Know

WHAT TO WEAR AND BRING
You will get an email with detailed information when you book!

NEED TO CANCEL?
You’ll need to cancel 48 hours prior or you will be charged for the program.

PROOF OF RESIDENCY
Residents who sign up to participate will be expected to show proof of residency (driver’s license) or proof of ownership (payment of property taxes).

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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.

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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.

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Isle of Palms 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 Isle of Palms tours.

Rent a Kayak or Paddleboard Click to Book via Text