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Beaufort Kayak Tours
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 18 June 2011

We went on Kim and David's Hunting Island tour and it was fantastic! We had only kayaked once before and had no problems. Along the way David and Kim point out wildlife, oysterbeds, etc. A couple of stops along the way gave us a chance to rest while we received very informative lessons about the local ecosystem and habitat. Why do local oysters make their beds where they are exposed at low tide? We saw pelicans, storks, blue crabs, dolphins, cranes, and yes even an alligator. Fantastic afternoon.

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"ace basin"
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"salt marsh"
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"kim david"
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"easy paddle"
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"rice plantation"
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"highlight of our trip"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"weather was perfect"
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"small group"
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"his knowledge"
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"hilton head island"
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"great tour"
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"saw dolphins"
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Reviewed 26 May 2011

My parents were visiting South Carolina from Indiana and this kayak trip on Hunting Island was the highlight of their trip! Kim and David were awesome!! They had so many fun and interesting things to share with us. I really liked the opportunity to make a few stops and explore our surroundings. This made the kayak trip very unique! I can't wait to take another trip with them!

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Reviewed 14 May 2011

Beautiful, interesting, fun. Loved the rice plantation history in the Ace Base.

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Reviewed 9 May 2011

This is a great opportunity for singles to large groups to see Beaufort from a new perspective! Our group had experienced kayakers to those who couldn't even swim. The vistas were great, we learned the history of the waterways and area, and best of all, as most homes face the water, we had great upclose views of historic homes and mansions. Dave and Gene were great guides, and we all had a blast. I highly recommend this!

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Reviewed 9 May 2011

David and Gene took our party of 6 and another couple on our adventure on Friday. The seaside tour of the historic Beafort homes was fantastic. They were very knowledgeable and took care of our group of rookie paddlers. Sadly, due to my experience, they had to tow me across the river as I got into the rhythm but they were good sports about it. We ran into a bit of choppy water on the return and they talked everyone through the experience and all made it safely back to shore. This was an awesome experience and one I want to experience again!

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