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Totally enlightening!

We’d highly recommend these kayak trips... we did the ACE basin one, which was both beautiful and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Emma K
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London, United Kingdom
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Fun kayak trip through SC's Lowcountry! Highly recommend!!

We had an excellent time on Kim and David's kayak trip around the ACE Basin. Everything was well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jemimagold
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Houston, TX
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Owner-operated Beaufort Kayak Tours provides narrated natural and cultural history tours in the scenic waters of Beaufort County. Kayak with Kim and David to visit historical downtown Beaufort, the secluded ACE Basin, or the palm-studded lagoon of Hunting Island. Discover our area's Civil War history, the impact of rice culture, and the mysteries of the salt marsh and barrier islands. Please visit our website for more information.
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Beaufort, SC
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We’d highly recommend these kayak trips... we did the ACE basin one, which was both beautiful and fascinating. We hadn’t realised how fundamental the rice growing tradition was to the history of this part of the world and it was great to find out about...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent time on Kim and David's kayak trip around the ACE Basin. Everything was well planned and so interesting. Both were extremely knowledgeable and pointed out a variety of birds that we never would have noticed. It was a great way to...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Kim was our guide as we paddled through fresh water tidal marshes (Not a typo.) formerly used for growing rice. Kim provided interesting information on the history and environment of the "Cumby", the black water river on which we were traveling. She was very good...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2017

So glad we decided to jump in on this trip with these pros. We had a beautiful day and went kayaking through the salt marsh. It was stunning and so much fun. We saw Dolphins and learned so much about the ecology of the area....More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

We had kayaked on Hilton Head Island while vacationing there before so we decided to try kayaking a different location. This was perfect! Just a short ride away and new scenery and history to explore. The day was overcast but perfect regardless. Kim & David...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We traveled to Beaufort for 2 nights on our way from Charleston to Savannah on our "getting to know the south" vacation. I wanted to get out on the water in kayaks and we really lucked out finding Beaufort Kayak tours. Kim and David are...More

Thank Hansi H
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We visited friends in the Beaufort area and wanted to paddle. (We are experienced kayakers but mostly in class 1 and 2 mountain rivers.). A friend recommended Beaufort Kayak Tours, so we did the ACE Basin paddle. David and Kim use good touring kayaks that...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful educational relaxing experience. I will definitely be doing more tours! Cannot wait for our next trip!

Thank Jenny D
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

David guided us through the rice plantation country. We saw a bald eagle in an osprey nest and David could answer nearly any question our group had, whether wildlife related, rice-related or history related. It was a wonderfully interesting, informative and just plain fun trip...More

Thank Dave Carol P
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful kayak tour with David and Kim. Early morning salt Marsh and dolphins made for a great experience. Appreciate your diligence in finding us dolphins. Best day if our trip.

Thank karenChicago
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Robin F
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Response from BeaufortKayaker | Property representative |
Hi Robin-unfortunately I am completely booked up for today and have been booked up all week! We do have a tour tomorrow with space weather permitting.
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You will absolutely love it!
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Hi Nancy-welcome back! I do have a trip next Saturday (4/22) in the ACE Basin from 9:00-11:30. If that works with your schedule let me know and I will send details; do you have a new email address? I will need to get current... More
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