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My wife and I just returned home from a trip to Harbor Island/Beaufort for Spring Break...one of... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Eddie C
Peaceful Sunset Kayaking & Wildlife Viewing

My husband and I joined a small group kayaking tour at sunset in the ACE Basin in mid-March. The... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Santa Margarita, California
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Owner-operated Beaufort Kayak Tours provides narrated natural and cultural history tours in the scenic waters of Beaufort County. Kayak with Kim and David to visit historical downtown Beaufort, the secluded ACE Basin, or the palm-studded lagoon of Hunting Island. Discover our area's Civil War history, the impact of rice culture, and the mysteries of the salt marsh and barrier islands. Please visit our website for more information.
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Beaufort, SC
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

My wife and I just returned home from a trip to Harbor Island/Beaufort for Spring Break...one of the highlights was the ACE Basin Kayak Tour with Kim and David! We saw beautiful scenery and plenty of wildlife, including a variety of birds and a couple...More

1  Thank Eddie C
Reviewed 13 April 2017

My husband and I joined a small group kayaking tour at sunset in the ACE Basin in mid-March. The weather was perfect and made for an easy paddle. We saw many birds, but some of the highlights of the evening were the two nesting pairs...More

1  Thank PapaverGirl
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We did the ACE basin trip. It is clear that the owners David and Kim run these trips because of their love for the area. We had a beautiful day and learned about the history of the area. On the surface, you might think the...More

1  Thank steve4tarheels
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We did the ACE Basin tour with Kim just after Hurricane Mathew. We weren't even sure we were going to keep the Beaufort portion of our trip but we're so glad we did and so glad we found Beaufort Kayak Tours. We knew very little...More

1  Thank Jana T
Reviewed 7 September 2016

On Labor Day weekend, our family of three joined Kim and David for the Dolphin and Salt Marsh Eco Tour. Our group size was pleasantly small (7 guests), so we could easily "huddle" our kayaks together now and then with David and Kim to pass...More

1  Thank DawndyR
Reviewed 31 August 2016

So glad we didn't just rent kayaks and go into the water on our own. It was great having Kim and David's expertise, informing us about tides and wind conditions. We were not able to go out on open water due to these conditions, but...More

1  Thank conniebee2014
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

David and Kim led our family (6 adults and 4 kids, ages 5 to 11) on a really fun and educational salt marsh tour. They were great guides and did an amazing job keeping the kids and adults entertained! They answered SO many questions and...More

Thank ReviewsbyRyan
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This was our second tour with Kim and David. It is the best way to experience this beautiful area. They are both so knowledgeable about the area, the history, the ecology and biology. We went on the Dolphin ecology tour. We were able to see...More

Thank kristy59
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We had the best time on the Dolphin Salt Marsh Eco Tour. Kim and David are so knowledgeable and easy going. We had a mix of folks, some younger, some older. We did see two dolphins with fairly young calves and they were beautiful to...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

A great ride with Kim and David. Knowledgeable and personable guides; beautiful scenery; a trip not to miss for first time and experienced kayakers.

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Terri O
29 May 2017|
Response from Todd B | Reviewed this property |
You will absolutely love it!
16 April 2017|
Response from Pedal-Paddle-Eat | Property representative |
Hi Nancy-welcome back! I do have a trip next Saturday (4/22) in the ACE Basin from 9:00-11:30. If that works with your schedule let me know and I will send details; do you have a new email address? I will need to get current... More
4 April 2017|
Response from Pedal-Paddle-Eat | Property representative |
Hi Julie-thanks for the follow up phone call. Will be in touch this evening or early tomorrow morning if I can get you on the sunset ACE Basin trip tomorrow.