Kayak Rentals

Kayak Rentals


Kayak, PFD, paddle, map and instructions are included in the rental. Single kayak participants must be 14 years or older. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 24 hour cancellation policy applies.

Weather dependent. Rentals may be cancelled due to wind and rain. Please call The Nature Center (843) 768-6001 for updates.


OCEAN KAYAK RENTALS: Previous kayaking experience is recommended. All rentals must be in by 6:00pm.
Departure Point:
Sanctuary Beach Access
Daily 10:00am - 5:00pm
Walk-up service, no reservations required on ocean kayak rentals.
One Hour Rental: $25 Single Kayak
$45 Tandem Kayak
Full Day Rental: $65 Single Kayak
$95 Tandem Kayak
MARSH KAYAK RENTALS: Previous kayaking experience strongly recommended.
Participants must be wearing some form of footwear. We highly recommend shoes that are secure to your feet (flip-flops and slides are not recommended).
Clothes you can get wet, water and sunscreen.
Departure Point:
Mingo Point Launch Site (boat ramp)
Through August 31: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday 9:00am - 2:00pm
June 15 - August 15: Tuesday - Saturday 9:00am - 2pm
Reservations are required and can be made every 30 minutes between the hours of 9:00am - 2:00pm by calling the Nature Center, (843) 768-6001. The last rental of the day must be back no later than 4:00pm.
Two Hour Rental: $40 Single Kayak (+tax)
$60 Tandem Kayak (+tax)
$10 for each additional hour

Kayak Launching

Guests and residents may launch personal kayaks at Mingo Point launch site by purchasing a daily/weekly pass from the staff member on duty at Mingo Point. Launching without a pass is prohibited, and will result in a fine. Staffing is based on weather conditions. Launch Fee per kayak: $5/Day or $25/week. Please contact the Nature Center for any additional questions.