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Exploring Charleston's Hidden Waterways by Kayak

16 October 2023

Hello, fellow adventurers! Join me on a journey to some of Charleston's best-kept secrets – its hidden waterways and marshes, perfect for kayaking adventures. At Nature Adventures, we're all about uncovering the authentic beauty of Charleston's natural wonders. So, grab your paddles, put on your adventure hats, and let's dive into the lesser-known, enchanting waterways that Charleston has to offer.

Eco-Friendly Kayaking in Charleston: How to Preserve the Environment

09 October 2023

Charleston, South Carolina, is renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty. From the serene waterways to the lush marshlands and diverse wildlife, this coastal city offers a paradise for nature enthusiasts. As lovers of the outdoors, it's our responsibility to ensure we preserve this pristine environment for generations to come. One of the most eco-friendly ways to explore Charleston's natural wonders is through kayaking. Today we'll delve into responsible kayaking practices and ways to protect Charleston's beautiful environment while enjoying an unforgettable adventure. Whether you're a seasoned kayaker or a newbie, these tips will help you make a positive impact on the ecosystem while you paddle through the Lowcountry.

The Top 5 Places to Eat Lunch on Shem Creek

06 September 2023

Welcome to the charming and picturesque Shem Creek, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of South Carolina's Lowcountry. Known for its stunning waterfront views, abundant wildlife, and rich history, Shem Creek is a haven for nature enthusiasts and food lovers alike. In this guide brought to you by Nature Adventures, we'll take you on a culinary journey to discover the top five places to eat on Shem Creek. From seafood delights to Southern classics, prepare your taste buds for an unforgettable experience in this enchanting coastal setting.

Shem Creek: Paddling Through Time and Culture in Charleston's Waters

16 August 2023

Nestled within the heart of Charleston, South Carolina, Shem Creek stands as a testament to the rich history and vibrant culture that have shaped this charming coastal city. As the sun glistens on its tranquil waters and the gentle breeze carries the echoes of centuries past, Shem Creek offers an immersive experience that allows us to journey through time while paddleboarding along its historic shores. Nature Adventures invites you to embark on a unique voyage that merges outdoor adventure with a captivating exploration of Charleston's heritage.

Unleash Your Inner Adventurer: Mastering Tricks on a Paddleboard

09 August 2023

Welcome to the world of paddle boarding, where adventure meets tranquility on the picturesque Shem Creek in Charleston. As your go-to kayak and paddleboard rental company, Nature Adventures invites you to take your paddle boarding skills to new heights. In this blog post, we will explore the exhilarating realm of paddle board tricks, from the serenity of paddleboard yoga to acrobatics that push the limits. We'll also share techniques to prevent falls when faced with waves or passing boats. So grab your paddleboard, embrace the thrill, and get ready to unleash your inner adventurer!

Exploring the Wonders of Wildlife: Animals of Shem Creek

05 August 2023

Welcome to the enchanting world of Shem Creek, nestled in the heart of Charleston, South Carolina. As you embark on a kayaking or paddleboarding adventure with us at Nature Adventures, your senses will come alive as you immerse yourself in the breathtaking natural beauty and encounter the diverse array of wildlife that calls Shem Creek home. Join us as we delve into the captivating realm of the animals that grace these waters, making your kayak rental experience with Nature Adventures an unforgettable journey of discovery.

Kayaking in Shem Creek - Experience Charleston's Natural Beauty

17 July 2023

Kayaking in Shem Creek, Mount Pleasant, SC is a unique and exciting experience that should be on everyone's bucket list. Located just a few miles from downtown Charleston, Shem Creek is a thriving ecosystem that is home to a variety of marine life, including dolphins, pelicans, and horseshoe crabs. The creek is surrounded by beautiful marshes and is a popular destination for kayakers and other outdoor enthusiasts.

10 Great Things To Do In Charleston

09 June 2021

Obviously there are a ton of things to do if you have a little wiggle room in your budget, but you still want to make sure you get your money’s worth. So what should you do?

2020 The Year of Roadtrips

12 July 2020

2020 has quickly become “The Year of Roadtrips.” With travel restrictions holding strong around the world and budgets being slashed across all industries as the pandemic hit, many have been left wondering if their summer vacation is salvageable. Luckily there is hope to be found in the time-honored tradition of roadtrips. With gas prices expected to stay low throughout the summer, it’s never been a better time to pack up the family or your friends and hit the open road. Whether you’re travelling by car, motorcycle, or RV, there are tons of fun sights to see and adventures to be had!

Are There Manatees In Charleston?

11 April 2019

Have you ever seen a manatee up close? Those hulking creatures of slow swim exhibit the graceful dance of a ballerina on water and are often lovingly referred to as sea cows. Many believe these animals to be the basis of the lore of mermaids, the way they slightly rise out of the water and glide along, tail lazily swishing beneath the surface of the water. If you’ve been lucky enough to go kayaking or paddleboarding on Shem Creek in the summertime then you’ve probably had the chance of a lifetime: a close encounter with these endangered sea creatures of the South. Their puppy-like faces and serene behavior are a delight to witness, and each time the weather and water warms to a cool 70 degrees we here in Charleston get our chance.  

"Every trip with them is awesome! I have developed a true love of paddling with them"

TripAdvisor Review - May 2021




"Every trip with them is awesome! I have developed a true love of paddling with them"

TripAdvisor Review - May 2021




Customer Reviews

Charleston Kayaking Review

I cannot say enough good about Nature Adventures! From the get go, they were extraordinarily nice. I am grateful for the constant reminders to not touch the oysters or get out of the kayak as I got stuck in an oyster bed and had to be rescued. Dana and Ben went above and beyond to rescue me and not make me feel like I was an idiot for getting stuck. 5 stars is not enough!- Diana A.

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