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.

Marsh Kayak Rentals

Previous kayaking experience strongly recommended. Participants must be wearing some form of footwear, clothes you can get wet, water and sunscreen. We highly recommend shoes that are secure to your feet (flip-flops and slides are not recommended). Reservations are required and can be made by calling the Nature Center at 843.768.6001. The last rental of the day must be back no later than 4pm.

Departure Point:     Mingo Point Launch Site (boat ramp)
Schedule:     May 26 - June 15 & August 16 - August 31
    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays
    8am - 3pm

    June 16 - August 15
    8am - 3pm
Two Hour Rental:     $40 Single Kayak (+tax)
    $60 Tandem Kayak (+tax)
    $10 for each additional hour

Ocean Kayak Rentals

Previous kayaking experience is recommended. All rentals must be in by 6pm. Walk-up service, no reservations required on ocean kayak rentals.

Departure Point:     Sanctuary Beach Access
Schedule:     Daily
    May 17 - 31
    10am - 6pm

    June 1 - September 7
    10am - 5pm
One Hour Rental:     $25 Single Kayak
    $45 Tandem Kayak
Full Day Rental:     $65 Single Kayak
    $95 Tandem Kayak

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.