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Charleston Outdoor Adventures

#3 of 98 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Charleston Features Animals
1871 Bowens Island Rd, Charleston, SC 29412-9525
+1 843-795-0330
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Small-Group, 2-Hour Marsh Kayaking Eco-Tour in Charleston
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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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“eco tour” (86 reviews)
“dolphin tour” (83 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1871 Bowens Island Rd, Charleston, SC 29412-9525
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Captin Luke, ask for him. He was informative and loves what he does, it shows!!. I highly suggest this trip for all who want to know more about this area.

Thank Baileyjj
Reviewed 5 days ago

I wasn't sure what to expect, since I'm more of a deep-sea fishing guy. But there were no disappointments in this experience. Cade was an awesome guide, and I was particularly impressed with his respect for nature and the environment. We didn't catch a whole...More

1  Thank nancyjanich
Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed our adventure with Captain Luke, and saw 30+ dolphin at different points. Jumping juveniles and mating-minded males created quite a show. Highly recommended for those who enjoy the low country's natural flora and fauna.

Thank berlinfamily2017
COA_Staff, Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Great to hear that Captain Luke was able to find so many dolphins on your tour. You just never know what nature may surprise you with when you are out on the water.

Reviewed 6 days ago

We live in Charleston and when we have guests in town (which is always,) we reserve a boat tour. We have literally done dozens of them with many different companies and this one was BY FAR the very BEST we have ever been on. Not...More

Thank bethysue332428
COA_Staff, Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for the great feedback. Seeing a loggerhead not once but twice really is special. Come on back and see us again anytime.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of my favorite activities when we visited Charleston. Captain Luke was great. He has a lot of knowledge of the area, and loves sharing it. I would recommend taking the tour. We were able to see many dolphins and learned quite a...More

Thank CMart548
COA_Staff, Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the sharing the feedback about your tour with Captain Luke. We appreciate the recommendation and are glad to hear that you learned about the dolphins and ecosystems.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such an amazing tour! We got to see dolphins strand feeding! Knowing this type of encounter isn't something you always see on this tour made it all the more special. Jake was extremely knowledgeable about the marsh, the estuaries, eco-system and basically everything that surrounded...More

1  Thank Stacey W
COA_Staff, Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Jake's enthusiasm is contagious. We are so glad to hear that you and your family were able to witness the amazing strand feeding behavior. We hope to see you and your family again in the future.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went out on the 3:00 p.m. Dolphin tour with Luke as our captain. Had a great time. Saw tons of dolphins and Capt. Luke was not only very friendly but also very knowledgeable about the area. He interacted with our three kids and just created...More

1  Thank Brian E
COA_Staff, Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Luke does enjoy showing the kids, and their parents, those cool dolphins. Thanks for joining us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent time even though we had no prior paddleboard experience. Directions to the launch site were clear, but the access road is in rough shape. We got started right away, so little of the allotted time was spent on land. All equipment...More

Thank horvad
COA_Staff, Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your feedback concerning your paddle board tour. Great to know that you and your guide were able to explore the estuary.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have gone on kayak tours with COA for the last 3 years. This year we added the full moon tour and it was just as impressive as the other 5 eco-tours we have gone on (we go out with them 2 times during the...More

Thank kennedy1209
COA_Staff, General Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It is so great to hear that you come out with us every year! We are so glad that you enjoy the kayaking tours and were able to join the full moon tour for a new experience. Thank you for your kind words, repeat business,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I made a reservation for a sunset tour. We thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it. We had an amazing time! We had great tour guides who were very knowledgeable about the environment we were able to explore. It was very interesting to...More

Thank Kasie J
COA_Staff, General Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Kasie, We are glad to hear you enjoyed your sunset kayaking trip with Jake and Josh. Thank you for taking the time write a detailed review about your experience on the water - seeing dolphins from a kayak is always an incredible time!! We...More

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muscnurse
Hello - I have a eighty year old Aunt coming to visit in May - she would like to see dolphins, really any kind of sea life. Acceptable tour for her age? She is quite active and is a hoot!! Thanks for your input.
23 February 2017|
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Response from COA_Staff | Property representative |
Thanks for sending in questions about the tours offered here at COA. Your aunt would have a wonderful experience on the water. We can most certainly accommodate for her! Just last week we had a guest that was 87 year of... More
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Bbcoop
The trip ad says you do whale watching but I only see dolphins mentioned on your actual website. Is there a tour for whales?
7 December 2016|
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Response from COA_Staff | Property representative |
Unfortunately COA only offers dolphin watching, no whale watching is offered in the Charleston area. TripAdvisor has the display label as Whale/ Dolphin watching.
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kristah0520
Hello! My mom and I will be visiting the first week of November. Would we be likely to see marine life this time of year?? Thank you!
30 July 2016|
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Response from COA_Staff | Property representative |
Hey Kristah, Thank you for reaching out to us about doing a tour. Yes, you will definitely see wildlife in November! Fortunately, dolphins and birds live in the area year round. Give us a call if you would like to make a... More
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