Multi-day and Camping Expeditions

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the South Carolina on an overnight kayaking expedition.  Kayak among the ancient cypresses of Rimini Swamp or experience the ruggedness of a barrier island on one of these exclusive trips.

Coastal Expeditions is the contracted guide service of many national touring companies, colleges and universities.  And we bring nearly 25 years of camping and exploration experience to your trip!

Overnight expeditions are available by reservation for groups of four or more.  Our guides are well-equipped to make your adventure enjoyable, safe and fun.  Expedition sea kayaks with storage hatches provide plenty of room for food, water, tents, sleeping bags and additional gear.

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MULTI-DAY KAYAKING AND CAMPING EXPEDITIONS
Camping on Capers, exploring Francis Marion National Forest and more in the South Carolina Lowcountry.  Call us and we'll help you tailor a trip that is perfect for your group.  We can provide just the kayaks and guides, or style you out with tents, food, water and everything you need for a great expedition.  Call for rates and to book.

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BULLS ISLAND EXPEDITIONS
Offered only 8 times every year, Coastal Expeditions offers a 3 day/2 night adventure on Bulls Island.  Staying in the 1920's era manor house, the Dominick House, this is an special opportunity to see the island and refuge in depth. You'll watch the sun rise over Boneyard Beach, eat oysters plucked from the nearby banks, hike through the island interior and fall in love with this 5000-acre island.  Many dates book over a year in advance, so grab your spots now!  Find out more and book!

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REI COASTAL CAROLINA KAYAKING
Explore the saltwater estuary and the surrounding environment on this 4 day/3 night kayak expedition.  You'll camp on Capers Island and enjoy the luxury of waking up to the sounds of waves crashing on the shoreline. Eat oysters freshly picked from the beds that line the marsh, explore hidden inlets, paddle next to pods of dolphins and truly connect with nature.  Find Out More Here

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REI SWAMP TO SEA KAYAKING
Start your expedition in the inky blackwater of tannic rivers and journey to a barrier island in the ocean during this 4 day/3 night expedition. With boat support to transport the camp gear, kayak from the rivers to the sea, experience a changing environment from towering cypresses, alligators and turtles to Spartina fields, dolphins and pelicans.  It's a fantastic opportunity to see the Lowcountry of South Carolina.   Find Out More Here

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FJORDS OF NEWFOUNDLAND
This trip isn't for everyone.  If you are looking for an expedition that is over-the-top with its stunning views of towering fjords, waterfalls and pristine coastline, this is your expedition.  Chris Crolley has been kayaking the fjords along this island for years and can create an extraordinary itinerary.  You'll lodge in homes and dine with the locals in this intimate look at Newfoundland.  Call to book.  This is only offered upon the availability of Chris Crolley.

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GUIDE SERVICE
If you're planning a camping or paddling expedition along the coast of South Carolina and need guide service, give us a call.  We've led tours in the area since 1992 and are the first outfitters to provide this kind of service Charleston and the Lowcountry.  From our extensive experience as kayak guides and boat captains in the area, we know the currents, tides, routes and risks. Call for more information and rates.

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COASTAL EXPEDITIONS MAP
While it doesn't replace charts, this map of the South Carolina coastline is invaluable on a kayaking expedition.  If you're planning to go at it alone, get one of these maps for a great overview of the area. You'll have all of the rivers, creeks and waterways as well as the roads, put-ins and landings that will get you there.  Find Out More
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They make the experience what it is
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