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Join Kiawah River & Coastal Expeditions on an exclusive paddle and hike of the Kiawah River and surrounding area.

 

 

SUNRISE & SPOONBILLS
Paddle through the tidal flats on the Kiawah River as the day breaks over the saltwater estuary, then hike a few miles around the undeveloped property during the prettiest part of the day.

Upcoming Dates:

July 18th – 6am-11am
August 14th – 6am-11am
August 15th  – 6am-11am

 

The adventure begins under the shaded canopy of grand oaks at the Farmhouse at Kiawah River, an island village in the Charleston countrysideBirding should be excellent, and the guided hike will wander from maritime forest and freshwater ponds to the saltwater estuary to offer the most diversity of wildlife.

Everyone will get fitted to kayaks and PFD’s for a paddle in the saltwater estuary. As the sun turns hazy pink, ibises will head back to their roosts in large flocks, marsh hens will clatter in the tall marsh grass and solitary night herons will begin to hunt along the creek’s edge.  Bottlenose dolphins may breach nearby as they slowly move through the water, giving everyone that opportunity to hear that pressure valve-like sound as they quickly take a breath.   It’s an experience that everyone should have.

This tour is available by private expedition for groups of 6 or more.  Call (843) 884-7684 to reserve.

Things to Know

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

TOUR DURATION
5 hours (includes instruction, prep, lunch and on-water time)

ACTIVITY LEVEL
Participants will kayak on a guided expedition that has been timed with the tides for an enjoyable trip.  This is an intermediate level tour for anyone with a moderate level of fitness.

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.  Mosquitoes can be bad, so long sleeves/pants are recommended.

WHAT TO BRING
Drinking water, sunscreen, insect repellent, bagged lunch and snacks

NEED TO CANCEL?
You’ll need to cancel 7 days prior to the tour date or you will be charged.  If the weather keeps us from going, you will not be charged.

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You Could Say This Tour Is...

Adventurous, Birding, Dolphins & Wildlife

Please call 843.884.7684 to book this tour.

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