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Address: 514-B Mill Street, Charleston, SC 29412
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+1 843-884-7684

Founded in 1992, we're Charleston's Original Outfitter and our guides work...

Founded in 1992, we're Charleston's Original Outfitter and our guides work hard every day to provide an experience that is worth your while. Our guides and captains are passionate, educated naturalists who will share the natural and human history of the Lowcountry with you in a way that you'll love.

If you want to go kayaking, paddle boarding or on a boat charter, check out our locations on SHEM CREEK (Mount Pleasant), FOLLY CREEK and ISLE OF PALMS! Blackwater kayaking expeditions into FRANCIS MARION NATIONAL FOREST, the ACE BASIN and beyond are offered throughout the month or by reservation. And for an adventure in Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge, you don't want to miss the BULLS ISLAND FERRY.

Our trips are tailored to each group, making all of our offerings available to all ages, fitness levels and skill levels.

See you on the water!

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Best time kayaking in the salt marshes, Isle of Palms, SC

Family trip to Charleston included this gem excursion! Four of us went kayaking in Morgan Creek, Isle of Palms. We took the two-hour tour led by Wik. He was so knowledgeable... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Family trip to Charleston included this gem excursion! Four of us went kayaking in Morgan Creek, Isle of Palms. We took the two-hour tour led by Wik. He was so knowledgeable and provided fun facts on the birds and tides. We saw egrets, marsh wrens, and so many more! Loved exploring this vibrant ecosystem!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We are in Charleston for a wedding and the bride and groom invited the wedding party to a kayaking expedition in lieu of a traditional rehearsal dinner. We did the evening tour which started at 6 PM. Dallas and Tally were the absolute best!!! They fitted us for life jackets and the kayaks, gave us a quick paddling tutorial, and... More 

Thank annzpanz
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the ferry trip to Bulls Island and spent the day at a truly amazing place. This natural setting truly inspires the imagination. There are numerous trails and of course, an awesome Atlantic beach to roam. The Boneyard Beach area was well worth the trek up the beach. The diversity of natural setting contained on one island was simply... More 

Thank Paula E
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a great time exploring Morgan Creek with our guide Dallas. He was so excited to share his knowledge and passion for what he does that you couldn't help but get even more caught up in the excitement and beauty around you. This was our second tour with Coastal Expeditions and we encourage anyone that wants to experience the... More 

Thank Curtis R
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Best 3 hours on the water I've had in years. Our guide, Chesley, was very knowledgeable and made the experience a lot of fun. I am going to book this tour again in June with my daughter for her birthday. Even if you have never been in a kayak before (I hadn't), you will enjoy this tour. I can't recommend... More 

Thank Catherine G
Middletown, Delaware
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We recently took the family (3 kids ages 9,8&6) for the half day trip. It was excellent! Our guide and Captain, Will was so informative and gave us a perfect over view of the area and highlights of the island. My only complaint is I wish we could have stayed a little longer. Ferry takes you back to mainland at... More 

Thank Emilywmiller
Winchester, Virginia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just got back from our second trip to Bull's Island with Coastal Expditions. Once again, a memorable experience. Pristine beach, lots of shells,, lots of gators. It is a 1.5 mile walk to the oceanfront, but their were several families with small children who all seemed very happy. Guides on the he ferry are extremely knowledgeable and interact well with... More 

Thank Robert W
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

First, I will praise the wonderful staff and amazing trip. We took the ferry to Bulls island, enjoyed a wonderful few hours and came back. The whole family is completely happy with this trip and we are planning to do it again soon. also, on your walk to the beach you walk through an area between the restrooms and the... More 

Thank Starla N
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They were great and very informative. Bulls island has a lot of great walking trails and a perfect beach with lots of huge conch shells. I can't wait to go again. Only downfall is the mosquitos which its expected in the south so bug spray is a must. I been living in the Charleston area for over 5 years and... More 

Thank Melissa C
Winslow, Maine
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are new to the area and wanted to take a guided tour before we venture out in our own kayaks. Our guides Olivia and Hannah we wonderful - friendly, knowledgeable, and entertaining. They shared their love for the outdoors and environment with everyone in our group and made sure to give everyone individual attention. We had a very relaxing... More 

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