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Black River Outdoors Center offers a wide range of naturalist guided kayak tours - including eco-tours, birding tours, historical tours, and kayak fishing trips. We rent kayaks and canoes with free delivery to the Pawleys Island area. We also sell kayaks and gear by appointment.


62 Byers Trail • Pawleys Island, SC 29585

(843) 546-4840 ext 3

Richard Laurent

One of the top public gardens in the US, offering nature tours, lowcountry educational programs, the nations most extensive and celebrated collection of sculpture in an outdoor setting, and a AZA Accredited native wildlife zoo.

PO Box 3368 • Pawleys Island, SC 29585

1931 Brookgreen Drive • Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

(843) 235-6000 

Lauren Joseph

Brookgreen Gardens is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization whose mission includes:

  • To collect, conserve and e...

Small group tours and personalized charters on an amazing array of lowcountry waterways: rivers to sea. USCG licensed, insured, and knowledgeable captain. Reasonable rates.


49 Rose Hill Drive

Pawleys Island, SC 29585

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.


SC's Hammock Coast,Georgetown County, is a paradise for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Inshore and offshore fishing, kayaking, boating, surfing, hunting, beachcombing and more. 

531 Front St • Georgetown, SC 29440

(843) 546-8436

Lauren Joseph

The Myrtle Beach area has 60 miles of beautiful beaches, a wealth of attractions and entertainment, over 80 championship golf courses, and accommodations to suit any budget.


PO Box 2115 • Myrtle Beach, SC 29578

(843) 626-7444 • (800) 356-3016

Johanna Hodge

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

Creating family memories that last a lifetime!Ocean Lakes Family Campground features 893 campsites. All sites are pull through and generally accommodate a 40' camper with slideouts on both sides. Sites include water, sewer, 20-30-50 amp electric, 70 channel cable TV hookup, a modem-friendly phone jack with free local calls, daily curbside trash pickup and a picnic table. Reservations are made up to 18 months in advance. Beach house and trailer rentals also available.


Collect “barrier island” sea shells, see Dolphins in their natural habitat, and view the Georgetown Lighthouse on your cruise aboard the Carolina Rover!

314 Front Street, Georgetown SC United States 29440

The Carolina Rover will take you, your family and friends out on a 3-4 hour eco-tourism cruise guaranteed to be unlike any other attraction along the Grand Strand. Our comfortable shaded 40 ft pontoon boat will cruise on smooth inland waters to a remote barrier island where the Winyah Bay meets the Atlantic ocean. We take you through a bird-watcher's paradise to SC's oldest lighthouse, the Georgetown Light, 1811, that lit the way for two centuries of seafarers.

735 Front St •...

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