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Charleston Outdoor Adventures

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Address: 1871 Bowens Island Rd, Charleston, SC 29412-9525
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+1 843-795-0330
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09:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Charleston Outdoor Adventures (COA) is an Eco-guiding and rental service....

Charleston Outdoor Adventures (COA) is an Eco-guiding and rental service. Through COA, an experienced naturalist provide guests with environmental Eco-tours and rentals throughout the saltwater estuaries of Folly Beach and the Charleston area. Charleston Outdoor Adventures services provide clients the opportunity to explore the saltwater estuaries through guided kayak tours, guided paddle board tours, charter boat Eco-tours, inshore fishing charters and kayak/ paddle board rentals.

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Great activity with friends

Captain Tripp took our party of 4, along with 8 other people out, on a dolphin watching excursion. Love the updates given by Capt. Tripp on the ecosystem, as well as local... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Brent B
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Saint Louis, Missouri

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Captain Tripp took our party of 4, along with 8 other people out, on a dolphin watching excursion. Love the updates given by Capt. Tripp on the ecosystem, as well as local wildlife and habitats. A great time, and the attached movie clip says more than I can provide. Two thumbs up!

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Eldridge, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took the afternoon 2-hour marsh kayaking tour. We were travelling as a family of 4 with 14 & 12-year-old girls. Originally we booked four single kayaks, bvut the 12-year-old was a little nervous about going by herself considering how windy it was that day. There were no problems with switching out kayaks to a tandem. Kade was our guide... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We learned about the boat trips offered by Charleston Outdoor Adventures from a friend here in Tacoma, & we're glad. There are 2 regular tours offered, & we chose the longer 2 1/2 hour trip that gave us an hour or so on the beach. Both tours are designed to have an opportunity to observe dolphins close by, & we... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic time on the water with Captain Luke. We saw dolphins before we even left the dock and continued to encounter them throughout the boat ride. Captain Luke was extremely knowledgeable about the area and very entertaining. We will certainly be back again.

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1 Thank GMeyers3
New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful boat trip with Capt Luke. We saw tons of dolphins and really enjoyed ourselves! Would definitely recommend.

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1 Thank Lmayor23
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I highly recommend this tour for whom is passionate about nature!! My friend and I completely loved our time there. WE GOT TO SEE DOLPHINS!!! We were chasing dolphins for about 40 min. They were showing off to us. It's was so amazing!! Our guide Jake, was also wonderfully good.

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Thank Daniela B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son wanted to go kayaking for his birthday. So having never been before I did a little research online and discovered COA. We had a great time during our tour. It was a little windy but it didn't stop us from covering a lot of ground and seeing lots of cool stuff. Jake our guide was very knowledgeable about... More 

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COA_Staff, General Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this review

We are so glad ya'll were able to join us for your son's birthday on a kayaking tour. Thank you for spending his special day at COA with your guide Jake. We look forward to having you out with us again in the future! More 

Cocoa Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of us had a great day kayaking out to Bird Key Stono Island thanks to the help of the COA. The staff gave us great advice and went above and beyond to make sure we were comfortable and had everything we needed. Glad we chose to rent from COA!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to venture out shelling and bird watching on our own. Captain Joe took care to instruct our group of diverse skill (and courage) levels. We rented the sit on top kayak's. They were awesome on the open sea in choppy sea's. I am a complete novice and the kayak felt very secure. The shelling was fantastic!!!!! We hope... More 

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1 Thank Mary S
COA_Staff, General Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing COA to rent some kayaks for you self-led excursion. We are glad your group had such a great time and we look forward to seeing you in an eco-tour next time you are in town. More 

Naperville, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cade is an excellent guide. He is passionate about the environment and extremely knowledgable. Fabulous 3 hours! Thanks!

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COA_Staff, Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this review

The three hour tour is a fun adventure. Great to hear you enjoyed Cade's company during the adventure. More 

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