Biking on Bulls Island

THE  EXPLORER_______________________________ BIKING ON BULLS ISLAND A Few Things to Consider Written by Coastal Expeditions guide Talley Kayser   When my best friend, Amy, came to visit Charleston, I couldn’t wait to take her to Bulls Island. Amy is an accomplished climber and backpacker who has explored large stretches of the Western US, and I knew Read More …

Dolphin-watching Tours

THE  EXPLORER_______________________________ DOLPHIN-WATCHINGTOURS The Best Ways to See Them   One of the most common questions we get is about dolphins and where to find them.  They populate our saltwater estuaries and we frequently see them on our tours.  Of the “charismatic megafauna” that inhabit our creeks, dolphins are the most gregarious and curious about humans.  We Read More …

Family Friendly Tours

THE  EXPLORER_______________________________ A FEW OF OUR BEST TOURSFOR YOUNG FAMILIES Ways to Explore   Some of the tours at Coastal Expeditions are better for kids than others and we want to help you pick the best adventure for you and your family.  Owners Kari and Chris Crolley are parents to a 3-year-old and have a few Read More …

Charleston Audubon Tour

THE  EXPLORER_______________________________ TRACE AUDUBON’S LOWCOUNTRY TRAVELS  Unique Package from Coastal Expeditions and Belmond Charleston Place     PRESS RELEASE– To celebrate National Audubon Day on April 26, Coastal Expeditions has partnered with the Belmond Charleston Place to curate a unique escape for guests to connect with nature and the beauty of the Lowcountry’s landscapes, through the Read More …

Making marine and human safe sunscreen

THE  EXPLORER_______________________________ MAKING MARINE-SAFE SUNSCREEN Summer’s Coming and It’s Time to Talk Sunscreen We are all trying to “do the next right thing” at Coastal Expeditions, especially when it comes to our personal environmental impacts day-to-day.  We aren’t always good at following through, even when our best intentions are there, but it is interesting to see how Read More …

Bulls Island with Young Kids

THE  EXPLORER_______________________________ EXPLORING BULLS ISLAND WITH YOUNG KIDS Oh, what fun (if you’re prepared)! Coastal Expeditions’ Marketing Director Kari Crolley fell in love with Bulls Island when she fell in love with Chris Crolley (Coastal Expeditions owner) years ago when they would walk the trails and explore the beach on dates. Now married with a curious Read More …

Dealing with Mosquitoes

THE  EXPLORER _______________________________ HOW TO DEAL WITH MOSQUITOES:GUIDE TIPS Insect Spray is Only Part of the Equation. When you live and work along the coastal zone of South Carolina, mosquitoes, biting flies and gnats are going to a part of the conversation at certain times of year.  And if you are regularly camping, hiking, kayaking and Read More …

Used Kayak, SUP and Gear Sale

THE  EXPLORER_______________________________ 19th Annual USED KAYAK, SUP & GEAR SALE It’s Finally Time For Our Annual Sale! An eco-thoughtful alternative to buying new, when you select gear with history you’re getting a kayak that has witnessed the Seven Sisters in the Congaree Swamp, a canoe that has explored the inky waters of Echaw Creek or a stand-up paddle board Read More …

Float the Vote

THE  EXPLORER_______________________________ FLOAT THE VOTE! Wash It All Away. We’ll keep this to the point.  The election is upon us and nobody’s feeling that great about it.  So we have come up with an idea to get you motivated:  FLOAT THE VOTE.* If you do your civic duty and cast a ballot, we’ll rent you kayaks Read More …