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Nature Adventures Outfitters

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Address: Shrimp Boat Lane, Shem Creek, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
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+1 843-568-3222
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Charleston’s Absolute Best Kayak & Canoe tour company. University...

Charleston’s Absolute Best Kayak & Canoe tour company. University Degreed Naturalist Guides, Coastal and River Kayak ACA Instructors. Sea or Recreational Kayaks or Canoes. See Dolphins and Pelicans at eye level! Blackwater Swamps with old growth Cypress, Rice Plantations, Barrier Islands, Saltmarsh Creeks, Shrimping Villages & Indian Ruins. Families & Beginners Welcome! “Recommended Outfitter” –National Geographic, On Site Location. Closest company to Charleston! .

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Shem Creek tour

Guide was knowledgeable about the area. Pungo Wilderess Expedition Kayaks are roomy and comfortable. Great kayaks to use.

Reviewed 2 days ago
Boone, North Carolina
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Boone, North Carolina
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Guide was knowledgeable about the area. Pungo Wilderess Expedition Kayaks are roomy and comfortable. Great kayaks to use.

Thank Cflay
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went kayaking with them this morning. Our guide Elizabeth was very personable and shared a lot of good knowledge about the creeks history. We were in a group of 7 which made me feel a lot more comfortable since I've never been kayaking. Overall we had a great time!

Thank Ashley T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for a comprehensive course on kayak strokes, maneuvering, safety, wet exits, and rescues? This class is a must for those looking to learn more about kayaking on the coast, how to read the tides, and excellent safety/rescue practices. I had Matt as my instructor, and he did a great job of working with everyone to make sure they were... More 

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Western Springs, Illinois
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, my 17 year old daughter and I did a two hour kayaking tour on Shem Creek. Our guide Ben was extremely knowledgeable about both the surrounding ecosystem and the history of Charleston. We thoroughly enjoyed our time on Shem Creek!

Thank Julie M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoy kayaking, but rarely feel the need to join a tour. We like a low key rental outfit where we can grab the kayak for the day, consult a map about where to paddle and what to see, then just go. NAO was exactly that. We arrived with no reservations, but the friendly staff confirmed an available tandem. We... More 

Thank DinnyBitting
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Re: Wambaw Creek Trip. This is a peaceful beautiful paddle. Our guide, Jay, pointed out trees birds and of course gators. We were taught information about the eco system. On our trip we saw a Barred Owl , a Swallow Tailed Kite, Carolina wren, gators and more. Jay pointed out Cypress trees that are hundreds of years old. Great trip!

Thank mary5555555
Lagos, Nigeria
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Matt was a great guide for a 3 hour tour of Shem Creek and the surrounding areas. Lots of patience with inexperienced kayakers and he was really knowledgeable about the areas we passed through. Definitely a fun time

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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous kayak trip in Shem Creek with Eric. He was very knowledgeable about the Creek, birds and Charleston history. Thank you for a fun afternoon

Thank Meredith V
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Our guide, Cindy, was knowledgeable and treated us like family :) Great scenery and wonderful way to get in some exercise. Would highly recommend.

Thank Carrie N
Charleston, South Carolina
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

I bring Military groups here for paddle boarding and kayak tours. The staff is always so kind and energetic, always making my groups feel welcomed! The military groups always come back ecstatic to tell me they went back with their family to board/kayak when visiting. So relieved they are comfortable with this company while being here during their duty station... More 


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