Kayak Rentals

Kayak Rentals


Kayak, PFD, paddle, map and instructions are included in the rental. Tandem and single boats available. 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 Easter week. The last rental of the day must be back no later than 4pm.

Departure Point:     Mingo Point Launch Site (boat ramp)




March 15-May 26
Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays
9am - 2pm

May 26 - June 11 & August 16 - August 31 Tues, Thurs & Sat 8am - 3pm

June 16 - August 13 Sun. - Sat. 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 5pm. Walk-up service, no reservations required on ocean kayak rentals.

Departure Point:     Sanctuary Beach Access

    On Call until May 15
    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.