Kayak Rentals

Kayak, PFD, paddle and instructions are included in the rental. Tandem and single boats available. Single kayak participants must be 14 years or older. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 24 hour cancellation policy applies.

Weather dependent. Rentals may be cancelled due to wind and rain. Please call The Nature Center (843) 768-6001 for updates.

Marsh Kayak Rentals

Previous kayaking experience strongly recommended. Participants must be wearing some form of footwear, clothes you can get wet and bring a water bottle. We highly recommend shoes that are secure to your feet (flip-flops and slides are not recommended). Reservations are required and can be made by calling the Nature Center at 843.768.6001. Learn more about responsible dolphin viewing.

Departure Point: Mingo Point
Schedule: Kayak/SUP Rentals

Rentals are available by reservation. Please call 843.768.6001 to inquire about a rental.

March 25th-May 7th

Monday-Friday 9am – 2pm with the last rental back by 4pm.

May 8th-May 19th

Tuesday-Thursday 9am – 2pm with the last rental back by 4pm.

May 20th-August 12th

Tuesday-Saturday 9am – 2pm with the last rental back by 4pm.

Two Hour Rental: $50 Single Kayak (+tax); $10 for each additional hour
$70 Tandem Kayak (+tax); $10 for each additional hour

Kayak Launching

Guests and residents may launch personal kayaks at Mingo Point launch site by purchasing a daily/weekly pass from the staff member on duty at Mingo Point or by stopping in the Nature Center. Launching without a pass is prohibited, and will result in a fine. Please contact the Nature Center for any additional questions, (843) 768-6001.

Launch Site: Mingo Point
Launch Fee: $5 per day per kayak
$25 per week per kayak