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Adventure Carolina

1107 State Street, Columbia, SC
+1 803-796-4505
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We wanted to go kayaking on Labor Day Monday in Congaree National Park. After reading another Trip... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Woodinville, WA
great canoe trip led by Kevin Geddings from Adventure Carolina

We visited SC to see the eclipse, and watched the eclipse from the middle of the Congaree River on... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Douglas E
San Anselmo, California
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Adventure Carolina provides several guided kayak and canoe river and lake trips in Columbia. We also have the ability to create a trip for any group up to 100. Our trips are on the Congaree River, Saluda River, Broad River, Lake Murray, Congaree Creek, and Cedar Creek. We are approved to guide kayak trips in the Congaree National Park. We rent River Tubes for trips down the local rivers and offer shuttle services. We also are a full kayak and canoe rental shop with a 3000 square foot retail store selling lots of watersports equipment. Winter season activities include ski rentals, and snow skiing trips.
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1107 State Street, Columbia, SC
+1 803-796-4505
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

We wanted to go kayaking on Labor Day Monday in Congaree National Park. After reading another Trip advisor review I knew to call Adventure Carolina. I am sure glad I did. I called a week in advance and left a message. Kevin called me back...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

We visited SC to see the eclipse, and watched the eclipse from the middle of the Congaree River on an Adventure Carolina canoe trip. Kevin Geddings organized a super trip for us, and went out of his way to pick up food for us before...More

Thank Douglas E
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Super helpful staff & very knowledgeable. I drove down from NYC in my little car and they were able to fit the kayak on top without damaging the vehicle at all. I was given numerous local pointers which aided me. The park was great &...More

1  Thank evanbrocato
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Outfitted us for a great canoe trip in Congaree National Park. Price was great for all the gear plus delivery of the canoes. It was easy to set up, and coordinate by text message. Helped us get all set up and tipped us off on...More

Thank ashirayk
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We came down from Fort Mill, SC area to step up our kayak experience. We all had down the flat river trips, but wanted a more advanced trip. Our kids are 16,14, and 12 and we ALL had a blast on the Saluda with Justin!...More

Thank mbeach
Reviewed 16 August 2015

We choose an outdoor activity as we were passing through Columbia. I emailed and left messages twice. They aren't timely in getting back to you. We had a nice 3 hours on the Congaree River. Our guide needed to teach some newbies but mainly let...More

Thank Matt A
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Great, knowledgable people - very helpful. The tubing, canoe or walking trips are not to be missed. Can't go wrong.

Thank prettyparticluar
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

Adventure Carolina is one of the best centers around the Columbia area. Many others have come and gone. We have been on countless trips with Adventure Carolina and never been disappointed. The selection of equipment is fair but a bit overpriced at least when I...More

2  Thank btown0
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Booked this after not getting a response from another company. Nice laid back staff, with a little history to go with the trip. Wish the rapids were class III+ but that's not their fault :)

2  Thank luvrson
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Did a sit on top kayak trip for race mill to gervais street bridge. The water on the Saluda as great. Cool refreshing and cold water greets you along the saluda. Along the way our guide hite pointed out several interesting sights. Make sure to...More

3  Thank Jeff P
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4 June 2015|
Response from waynelauld | Reviewed this property |
We did a kayak tour, not sure what the tubes are like but you could call them and ask them.