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 recommended and can be made by calling the Nature Center at 843.768.6001. Reservations are required for Thanksgiving week. The last rental of the day must be back no later than 4pm.

Departure Point:     Mingo Point Launch Site (boat ramp)
Schedule:     September 2 to November 15
    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays
    9am - 2pm

    November 25-28
    9am - 2pm
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 5pm. Walk-up service, no reservations required on ocean kayak rentals.

Departure Point:     Sanctuary Beach Access
Schedule:     Daily
    September 2 to October 10
    10am - 5pm

    October 11- March 1, 2016
    On Call
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.