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Explore a wild and scenic water trail on Johns Island by sea kayak on the Kiawah River Kayak Tour!

The tours begins under the shaded canopy of grand oaks at the Farmhouse at Kiawah River, an island village in the Charleston countryside.  Heading down to nearby Bobcat Landing, everyone will be fitted to gear and given a short lesson in sea kayaking.

From there the adventure begins.  Glide through a maze of salt marsh and tidal flats, keeping an eye out for the abundant wildlife that calls this ecosystem home.  Expect to see gregarious pods of bottlenose dolphins and a myriad of birds- herons, eagles, roseate spoonbills and more.

This tour has become a favorite for our guides because the wildlife is so good.

Recommended Outfitter -National Geographic Traveller

No prior kayaking experience is needed; Coastal Expeditions guides will teach you everything you need to know to have an enjoyable time on the water.

Perfect for families, nature lovers and anyone looking to make welcome the wild.

The Kiawah River Kayak Tour is available by private expedition for groups of 6 or more.  Call (843)884-7684 to reserve.

 

Check out all of our Kiawah River Tours, including boat cruises and strand-feeding dolphin tours here.

Things to Know

INCLUDES
Gear (sea kayak, PFD, paddle, etc.), pre-paddle prep/instruction, and guide.

TOUR DURATION
Up to 3 hours (includes instruction, prep and on-water time)

ACTIVITY LEVEL
Participants will kayak on a guided expedition that has been timed with the tides for an enjoyable trip. You do not need to have any kayaking experience, but be prepared to paddle! We’ll teach you everything you need to know to have a great day on the water.
Please note there are only portable restrooms at the boat landing.

WHAT TO WEAR
Shoes that will stay on your feet, a hat, and synthetic clothing (it will dry faster than cotton).  During cooler weather, dress in layers.

WHAT TO BRING
Drinking water, sunscreen.

WEATHER
Weather (thunderstorms or high winds) may impact this excursion. Cancellations usually occur due to lightning, thunder or high winds and we will make sure to reschedule your group if needed. Our general cancellation policies apply unless our experts determine it is potentially unsafe or unwise to venture out. In the event that we decide to cancel due to weather, we will make every effort to call you at least two hours before your departure and help you reschedule or credit/refund the full cost of your trip.

GRATUITY
Gratuity is not included in your tour price. Our guides go above and beyond to make sure you have a fantastic time out on the water! Average gratuity ranges from 15%–25% of your tour cost based on your experience. It is not required, but always greatly appreciated!

NEED TO CANCEL?
You’ll need to cancel 48 hours prior or you will not be eligible for a refund for the tour.

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