Reservations are required for all Eco-Tours and have a 24-hour Cancellation Policy
Dolphins are believed to be among the most intelligent animals on earth, and are well known for their playful and carefree nature. Come join us as we search inlets, creeks, and marshes for Kiawah’s own inshore Dolphin pod.
Join our Captains as we try our luck with a cast net while exploring the ebb and flow of Kiawah’s tidal estuaries. The abundant birdlife, exposed oyster beds, and breathtaking scenery provide and incredible backdrop for this family friendly cruise.
Grab your camera and join Nature Photographer Jamie Rood aboard our bay boat as we cruise the Kiawah River to photograph some of the Island's most scenic areas. Accessible only by boat, the river provides a unique perspective of Kiawah's diverse wildlife and incredible views of our salt marsh and dune thicket environment. Naturalist interpretation and photography instructions will focus on topics such as composition, camera techniques, exposure and lens selection. All levels of experience are welcome.
Trip Minimum: $120
Duration: 1.5 hours
Available weekly throughout the summer, upon request during alternate seasons
Sandy Point Get-A-Way
Travel the Kiawah River to our island's most secluded beach. Here you can walk for miles in a place preserved for Kiawah's native wildlife. Whether you join this excursion to beach comb, bird watch or simply to play in the sand, this is a great experience for the entire family.
The Kiawah River and its surrounding tidal creeks, oyster beds, and mud flats provide an abundant array of migratory, shore, and wading birds. Come join us as we cruise the saltmarsh and witness the daily life of the river's avian species.
Trip Minimum: $130
Duration: 2 hours
Available weekly during the summer, upon request during alternate seasons
Oyster Roast River Cruise
Don't forget to grab a drink at the bar and take advantage of our motorboat tours while shucking the night away at the Mingo Point Oyster Roast. Meet us at the head of our dock for a scenic cruise down the Kiawah River.
Available during Public Mingo Oyster Roasts
After a fun filled day on the beach, there’s no better way to end your day than a leisurely cruise along the calm water of the Kiawah River. Maximize the amount of time spent with your family and friends by enjoying the beauty of a Kiawah sunset.
Join us for a family friendly crabbing experience aboard our shallow draft bay boat as we cruise along the Kiawah River in search of the perfect crabbing location. Once our search has been narrowed down, we'll disembark and try our luck using hand-lines and nets to capture the sometimes elusive Atlantic Blue Crab.
Price: $60.00 per adult, $50.00 per children ages 3-11
Come join us as we travel the backwaters of the Kiawah and Stono rivers into the historic Charleston Harbor. During the hour long journey to the harbor, we're sure to encounter some of the lowcountry's spectacular avian and marine life along the banks of the river. Once we've reached the harbor, we'll see where pirates were hung, where the first shots of the civil war were fired, and the numerous steeples highlighting Charleston's skyline. Get a close up look at Castle Pinckney, Ft. Sumter, and the USS Yorktown as your captain navigates around the downtown peninsula. From pirate and ghost stories to rich Charleston history and marine heritage, this tour is a great way to see the holy city from the water.
Price: $150.00 per person
Trip Minimum: 4 people or $600 (capacity: 6 guests)
Duration: 4 hours
Available weekdays during the summer, 1pm-5p, available upon request during alternate seasons
SC's rich ecosystem provides a variety of unique marine mollusks that leave behind a legacy of beautiful shells. Accessible only by water, Naturalists will escort you to a remote barrier island known for it's shells. Shells are important to our delicate coastline. We encourage photos and apply collecting limits to help conserve the beach and its inhabitants for future generations.
Price: $65.00 per adult, $55.00 per child (ages 3-11)
Trip Minimum: 4 people or $240
Duration: 2 hours
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