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Daily 2 hour Guided Kayak and Nature Tours

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Bring the family kayaking through the tidal creeks and salt marshes that surround Hilton Head Island and the May River in Bluffton. As with all of our guided programs, our 2 hour Guided Kayak Tours are led by knowledgeable, personable interpretive naturalist guides, who are also kayaking experts. They will use their deep local insight to read the tides and lead your group on the best possible route, looking for wildlife and making stops to talk about the areas rich history and culture. Conducted at a leisurely pace, this “nature hike” on water is Hilton Head Kayaking at it’s very best.

Outside Hilton Head 2 Hour Guided Kayak Tours are perfect for the whole family and designed for all experience levels. The trip will begin when you meet your guide, who will start off with a brief paddling clinic to get everyone up to speed. Next, your guide will launch you into the marina off of our state-of-the art kayak launch. Both single and double kayaks are available, and all are safe, stable and comfortable. Once out on the water, you will have the opportunity to see the plants and animals of Hilton Head’s saltmarsh, including: Atlantic Bottlenosed dolphin, twelve species of heron, ibis, bald eagles, sea turtles, red fish, oysters, sea pickle, live oaks, Spanish moss, osprey, mink, pelicans and much more. All the while your guide will be explaining the ecosystem as well as the areas history and culture. At the close of the experience, your guide will help you land and get out of your boat. A perennial favorite tour, a 2 Hour Guided Kayak Tour with Outside Hilton Head is sure to be a memorable experience for your group or family.
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Departure Point
Palmetto Lagoon Charters, 1 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
Departure Time
8am, 10am, 1pm, 3pm Sun.- Sat.
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We went on a fantastic paddle with Paige. We learnt so much and saw great bird life and dolphins. Low tide was really interesting - Paige is incredibly knowledgeable - we learnt a lot!
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Response from AbbyOutside, Public Relations Manager at Daily 2 hour Guided Kayak and Nature Tours
Responded 3 days ago
"Paige is incredibly knowledgeable". We agree! Our guides love sharing their knowledge of the Lowcountry with everyone. So glad you joined us and looking forward to your next trip. Abby, PR Manager abbyw@outsidebrands.com
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A gentle paddle 5 minutes into Shelter Cove I witnessed the attack of an osprey with a fresh fish securely clenched in its talons by a southern bald eagle who desperately wanted a free meal. This rare and sustained acrobatic battle between two apex predators was enthusiastically
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Response from AbbyOutside, Public Relations Manager at Daily 2 hour Guided Kayak and Nature Tours
Responded 4 days ago
WOW! What an incredible event to witness. Lucky you. Love that in your first 5 minutes you had a once in a lifetime experience. Join us again for another awesome OUTSIDE adventure. Abby, PR Manager abbyw@Outsidebrands.com
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We had a truly wonderful kayaking experience with Sean, our guide. This man knows so much! He truly has a passion for sharing information about this environment with people. He was fun to listen to and was very willing to answer questions. We saw so many things including an
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Response from AbbyOutside, Public Relations Manager at Daily 2 hour Guided Kayak and Nature Tours
Responded 1 week ago
"What a day. What a thrill!" We appreciate that recommendation. Sean truly loves kayaking and sharing his knowledge with others. We are thrilled it was an exceptional experience and look forward to seeing you in the future again. Abby, PR Manager abbyw@outsidebrands.com
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It was a pleasant glide on smooth water in the marsh among the oyster beds on sunny January day. There were not many birds around but the guide had a good history of the oyster industry in the area and it was well worth the time even in the off season. Mick the guide was very
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Response from AbbyOutside, Public Relations Manager at Daily 2 hour Guided Kayak and Nature Tours
Responded 3 weeks ago
Sometimes catching the Lowcountry in the quiet, winter months can provide a wonderful, new experience. Love that Mick shared his vast knowledge of our local oysters and the industry that surrounds them. We appreciate the 5-star review! Abby, PR Manager abbyw@outsidebrands.com
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We loved our kayak tour. The guide was engaging and blended historical details, marine biology and a knowledge of what made this specific island special. We had kids from age 7 on up and everyone was fascinated. We went in late December when it is not prime beach season, so this
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Response from AbbyOutside, Public Relations Manager at Daily 2 hour Guided Kayak and Nature Tours
Responded 4 weeks ago
Love to see a family of varying ages get out and enjoy the outdoors together. I'm sure you are all kayaking pros by now! We appreciate you choosing Outside. Abby, PR Manager abbyw@outsidebrands.com
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investor101
Ooltewah, Tennessee
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We took the Daufuskie Island tour last week with Captain Pete. What an interesting and educational tour. If you
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Bill195062
Belleville, Canada
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Really fun time
We had a great time on this trip. Captain Andy went out of his way to ensure that we saw dolphins and gave us lots
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Webbhm M
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Dolphin Magic
We went on a fantastic paddle with Paige. We learnt so much and saw great bird life and dolphins. Low tide was
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TAUSER_AUG19
Sagamore Beach, Massachusetts
54
Cold day but great trip!
Had a wonderful time with Captain Pete looking for dolphins, hearing about nature and the beauties of the South
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Weniwidiwiki
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Apex Predators at War
A gentle paddle 5 minutes into Shelter Cove I witnessed the attack of an osprey with a fresh fish securely
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Sandi R
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Vanishing Island Beach Combing Tour
Grant was a personable, knowledgeable & interesting Captain! We had an hour on a sandbar at low tide. The rest of
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Tati M
Spring Grove, Pennsylvania
76
Great Experience
Tagged along to a trip to HHI with a friend who was working there. Decided to take advantage to the wonderful
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Shirley M
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Wonderful with very knowledgeable guide. Amazing how large cargo ships are loaded and unloaded. A different look
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Penny M
10
Great tour with Captain Pete!
We learned so much from Captain Pete on this trip. He loves his job and it shows. A fun day in a place we knew
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Karen J
205
Loved this kayak experience!
We saw so many great birds including herons, egrets, osprey & more! We had the best guide, Mick, who knew all
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