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Beidler Forest contains the world's largest virgin stand of baldcypress-tupelo swamp forest. Thousands of years old, this sanctuary protects 17,000 acres of meandering blackwater streams, dense forest and over 300 wildlife species. Its heart, the 1800-acre grove of ancient trees, where a 1-mile boardwalk allows observation of wildlife and plants.


336 Sanctuary Rd • Harleyville, SC 29448

(843) 462-2150 • Fax (843) 462-2713

Blueway Adventures offers exciting and quality kayak tours and kayak fishing on scenic and historic Lake Moultrie, Lake Marion and Charleston area rivers. Our Master Naturalist and ACA certified guided nature tours are ideal for family vacations, daily excursions, wildlife viewing and history buffs. 

Discover southern culture on river tours that blend intriguing history and nature’s mesmerizing beauty. Explore refreshing lakes and mysterious swamps where Bald Eagles soar, Gr...

The park system emphasizes passive activities, outdoor recreation, environmental education and public beach access. Each park facility offers a variety of programming directed toward the natural features of the site.

861 Riverland Drive • Charleston, SC 29412

(843) 762-8015

Kristina Wheeler

Charleston Outdoor Adventures (COA) is a guiding and rental service, providing eco-tours for the general public of the greater Charleston area. Through Charleston Outdoor Adventures, our naturalists provide guests with environmental eco-tours and rentals throughout the saltwater estuaries of South Carolina. We offer clients the opportunity to explore the saltwater estuaries through guided kayak or paddleboard tours or rentals, charter boat eco-tours and inshore fishing charte...

Coastal Expeditions is a group of dedicated naturalists using kayaks, paddleboards and boats to get people into beautiful places. We love what we do and it is our mission to share the blackwater, rivers and salt marshes with you. We also operate the Bulls Island Ferry to Cape Romain Wildlife Refuge. Founded in 1992, we are Charleston's original outfitter and we have set the standard for environmental education and stewardship in this region of the country.


At Flying Compass we enjoy working with and promoting the travel and tourism industry -- hotels, resorts, destinations, attractions, marinas, spas, restaurants, convention centers, festivals, events, dinner boats, ferry services, etc. -- by developing marketing tools, designing websites and print materials, creating online media libraries, writing copy, analyzing social media platforms and retouching and compositing images.


Individual member. Former Park Ranger, now outdoor guide and America Canoe Association Paddlesports Instructor specializing in Sea Kayaks and S.U.P.

1940 Everett Street • Johns Island, SC 29455

(843) 441-0328

At Nature Adventures, our focus is creating experiences and memories to last a lifetime. Rent or take our guided kayak or stand up paddleboard tour in the waters around Charleston, South Carolina.

1 Shrimp Boat Ln
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464


Open 7 Days a Week

March (Daylight Savings Time) - April: 8 am to 7 pm

May - Labor Day: 8 am to 8 pm

Labor Day - End of September: 8 am to 7 pm

October: 8 am to 6 pm

November - March (Daylight Savings Time): 9 am to 5 pm

Kayak, Canoe, Paddleboard, Hiking Tours and Rentals. Waterfront Cabins, Tree Hammocks and Tents. 1,000 year+ old Cypress Trees and Indian Ruins. National Forest & Wildlife Refuge direct access.

8257 North Highway 17 | McClellanville, SC 29458

(843) 697-2075

Jay Grant

We provide experiences you won't forget with pictures your won't regret. Mother-in-law approved bachelor parties, corporate team building getting you out of the 'bored'room and signature events. 

915 Folly Rd, Suite 90 • Charleston, SC 29412

(843) 405-5173

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