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Charleston Outdoor Adventures

#3 of 101 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Charleston Features Animals
1871 Bowens Island Rd, Charleston, SC 29412-9525
+1 843-795-0330
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Morris Island Lighthouse Eco-Cruise
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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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“captain joe” (99 reviews)
“eco tour” (90 reviews)
“dolphin tour” (84 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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+1 843-795-0330
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a marvelous time. Our young grandchildren (6 and under) sighted lots of dolphins, seagulls, and pelicans. The adults in our party enjoyed these as well and also learned about the ecological importance of the area. Highly recommend for all ages.

1  Thank Marge M
COA_Staff, Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for taking the time to write a positive review Marge! We are glad you enjoyed your tour. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted to do something unique and special for my birthday (63) decided to ask Captain Joe to sign me and my sister up for his Full Moon Kyak tour on August 7. The weather and moon participated ...it was a once in a life time...More

Thank Lyssa H
COA_Staff, Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to write a review Lyssa! We are so glad you had a positive experience! Look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Carolina Outdoor Adventures was truly accommodating when we had to split our reservation for four last minute due to unforeseen circumstances. Captain Luke was fantastic, patient and knowledgeable about the ecosystem of the estuary. He was even great at fielding the plethora of questions the...More

2  Thank Monika I
COA_Staff, Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Glad you had a great time Monica! We appreciate you taking the time to share a positive review. Love the Finding Nemo reference.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been on a dolphin eco trip before but this was so completely different and had soo many more perks. Our Captain Luke was not only knowledgable but truly loves what he does and it shows. We learned so much on the trip and...More

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

Thanks Steph! We are glad you had a positive experience and appreciate you taking the time to write a review!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must do! We saw lots of dolphins and had a blast. Thank you Jake for being a great guide and being very helpful throughout the excursion!

Thank Mike-Nicole-Monroe
COA_Staff, Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Mike for taking the time to write a review! We are glad you had such a positive experience with Jake! Come back and see us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the lighthouse trip. Everything was on time and the trip was as advertised. The guide was personable and knowledgeable. Dolphins were spotted several times. My only disappointment was having nothing to do once we reached the island where the lighthouse was. My grandchildren...More

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

Thank you for your specific feedback. We strive to make it clear that our Morris Island Lighthouse Tour is a 2.5-hour guided eco-tour, which includes 45 minutes to an hour of free time spent on an uninhabited barrier island. As a company that strives to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Charleston visiting from the Bay Area, CA and went on the dolphin watching tour with Captain Joe as our guide and what a great experience. We followed a pod of about 12-15 dolphins for like 40 mins before heading out to the...More

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

Thanks Lamonte! We are so glad you had a positive experience and are grateful you took the time to write a review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Luke was fabulous! We opted for the Morris Lighthouse Eco Tour and our entire family had a great time. We had several awesome dolphin encounters and learned so much about the area. We had over an hour on the island to explore and our...More

2  Thank Erin H
COA_Staff, Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Erin! We are so glad you had a positive experience and appreciate you taking the time to write a review! Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have gone here for years to kayak or SUP...I have never been disappointed! if you are looking for rental equipment, this is the place to go! Everything is set up for you and ready to go when you arrive. There are short safety lectures...More

Thank apexgigi
COA_Staff, Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words Gigi! It was great seeing you! We appreciate you taking the time to share your positive experience.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of six had an amazing time on our sunset tour with our guide, Nick. Two full hours of learning about the area, the eco-system in Folly/Charleston, and seeing beautiful wildlife up-close and personal was wonderful. From check-in, to finishing the trip, everyone at...More

Thank Michelle C
COA_Staff, Manager at Charleston Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review Michelle. We really appreciate the positive feedback and are glad you had a great experience with us! Hope to see you again!

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ashleyabraham
14 August 2017|
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Response from COA_Staff | Property representative |
Hello! We do allow dogs inside rental kayaks, so feel free to bring him along! Thanks!
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Michelle S
29 July 2017|
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Response from COA_Staff | Property representative |
We have bathrooms at Bowens Island, where the tours leave from and return to. There are neither bathrooms on the boat nor on Morris Island.
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muscnurse
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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