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4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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October 2017

Historical Sunset Cycle

October 22
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday and Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Historical Sunset Cycle

After a long day of fun in the sun, treat yourself to a gentle bike tour with some on-foot exploration. Have you ever wondered where the name 'Kiawah' came from, or when Kiawah actually became an Island? This tour will explore the history, ecology, and beautiful views of this unique island. Timed with the sunset, we will be able to enjoy relaxing landscapes to escort us back to the Nature Center. Biking tour with a duration of 1 1/2 hours.…

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Alligator Adventure

October 22
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Alligator Adventure

From hatchlings the length of your hand to imposing males of six hundred pounds, there are alligators in almost every pond on Kiawah. Travel with us as we search our naturalists' favorite gator hangouts for these impressive predators. This is a fantastic way to observe and learn about these amazing, and often misunderstood animals in their natural habitat. Van tour with a duration of 2 hours. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult, and children must be 6…

Find out more »

Gator Walk

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 11, 2017

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
alligator-nesting

The American Alligator is a guest favorite and one of our most intriguing wildlife species. Join a naturalist as we visit some gator habitats and learn how these prehistoric creatures survive on Kiawah. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for ages 6 and up. This is a walking tour, $12/person. Times vary, call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

Find out more »

Reptile Feeding

October 23
|Recurring Event (See all)
Mondays and Fridays, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
recreation nature scales scutes

Have you ever wondered what our Alligator's favorite snack is, or how a snake swallows its food? Come join our staff and let us reveal the secrets of how these fascinating animals eat. No fee or reservation necessary. Please contact the Nature Center at 843.768.6001 for feeding times. If you're interested in a more in-depth look at the animals, join us for a classroom program following the feeding. The feeding takes about 15 minutes.

Find out more »

Reptile Round-Up

October 23
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
recreation nature scales scutes

Do you know how to tell the difference between a male and female turtle, or how many teeth alligators have? From snakes to gators to turtles, we've got them all! Learn the facts about these age-old creatures with a hands-on experience, perfect for those older children ready to take their knowledge to the next step. Ages 7 and up. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Classroom program with a duration of 1 hour. $7/person. Please call for…

Find out more »

Birding for Beginners

October 23 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 22, 2017

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

Just beginning your bird watching endeavor? This walking tour is just what you need to learn the birding basics. A Naturalist will lead you on a walk through the park's various types of habitats to learn which birds are found where, and what to look for when identifying each species. Recommended for ages 8 and up, 1 1/2 hours in duration. $15/person. Times vary, please call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

Find out more »

Gator Walk

October 23 @ 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 11, 2017

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
alligator-nesting

The American Alligator is a guest favorite and one of our most intriguing wildlife species. Join a naturalist as we visit some gator habitats and learn how these prehistoric creatures survive on Kiawah. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for ages 6 and up. This is a walking tour, $12/person. Times vary, call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

Find out more »

Wildlife in the Wetlands

October 24
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Historical Sunset Cycle

Join a Naturalist on a bike ride to discover the fascinating world of wildlife that inhabits Kiawah's diverse ecosystems. While enjoying a leisurely bike ride, you'll gain a better understanding of the beach, dunes, maritime forest, ponds, and salt marsh that stretch across the island. Learn why each ecosystem is so unique and find out who calls them home. This tour offers a great opportunity to see much of the island in just a few hours. Biking tour with duration…

Find out more »

Scales & Scutes

October 24
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
recreation nature scales scutes

Have you ever wondered what it's like to touch an alligator or pet a snake? If so, then Scales & Scutes is the class for you and your young explorer (who has to touch everything!) This short program will focus on the senses, and allow your youngest naturalist to get hands on experience with our native wildlife. Classroom program with a duration of 30 minutes. Ages 3-6, children must be accompanied by an adult. $5/person. For reservations please call the Nature…

Find out more »

Back Island Birding

October 24 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until February 27, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

The Lowcountry of South Carolina is famous for its variety and diversity of birds during all seasons, from tiny hummingbirds and kinglets to majestic bald eagles and wood storks. We'll use the van to reach several remote island habitats to seek out dozens of bird species, both large and small, and learn about the natural history of our diverse avian wildlife. If you are new to birding, we recommend our Birding for Beginners walking tour. Van tour with a duration…

Find out more »

Gator Walk

October 24 @ 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 11, 2017

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
alligator-nesting

The American Alligator is a guest favorite and one of our most intriguing wildlife species. Join a naturalist as we visit some gator habitats and learn how these prehistoric creatures survive on Kiawah. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for ages 6 and up. This is a walking tour, $12/person. Times vary, call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

Find out more »

Wildlife in the Wetlands

October 25
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Historical Sunset Cycle

Join a Naturalist on a bike ride to discover the fascinating world of wildlife that inhabits Kiawah's diverse ecosystems. While enjoying a leisurely bike ride, you'll gain a better understanding of the beach, dunes, maritime forest, ponds, and salt marsh that stretch across the island. Learn why each ecosystem is so unique and find out who calls them home. This tour offers a great opportunity to see much of the island in just a few hours. Biking tour with duration…

Find out more »

Historical Sunset Cycle

October 25
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday and Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Historical Sunset Cycle

After a long day of fun in the sun, treat yourself to a gentle bike tour with some on-foot exploration. Have you ever wondered where the name 'Kiawah' came from, or when Kiawah actually became an Island? This tour will explore the history, ecology, and beautiful views of this unique island. Timed with the sunset, we will be able to enjoy relaxing landscapes to escort us back to the Nature Center. Biking tour with a duration of 1 1/2 hours.…

Find out more »

Alligator Adventure

October 25
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Alligator Adventure

From hatchlings the length of your hand to imposing males of six hundred pounds, there are alligators in almost every pond on Kiawah. Travel with us as we search our naturalists' favorite gator hangouts for these impressive predators. This is a fantastic way to observe and learn about these amazing, and often misunderstood animals in their natural habitat. Van tour with a duration of 2 hours. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult, and children must be 6…

Find out more »

Reptile Round-Up

October 25
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
recreation nature scales scutes

Do you know how to tell the difference between a male and female turtle, or how many teeth alligators have? From snakes to gators to turtles, we've got them all! Learn the facts about these age-old creatures with a hands-on experience, perfect for those older children ready to take their knowledge to the next step. Ages 7 and up. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Classroom program with a duration of 1 hour. $7/person. Please call for…

Find out more »

Birding for Beginners

October 25 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 22, 2017

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

Just beginning your bird watching endeavor? This walking tour is just what you need to learn the birding basics. A Naturalist will lead you on a walk through the park's various types of habitats to learn which birds are found where, and what to look for when identifying each species. Recommended for ages 8 and up, 1 1/2 hours in duration. $15/person. Times vary, please call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

Find out more »

Night Beach Walk

October 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until November 4, 2017

One event on November 24, 2017 at 4:30pm

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Night Beach Walk

Come join a naturalist on an evening beach walk to learn all about the native wildlife including the Loggerhead Sea Turtles. Once the sun sets you will discover a nocturnal world that is very different from the one seen during the day. Listen for owl calls and spotlight for alligators on the walk back. Live turtle nesting unlikely. This is a walking tour with a duration of 1 1/2 hours. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. $15/person.…

Find out more »

Scales & Scutes

October 26
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
recreation nature scales scutes

Have you ever wondered what it's like to touch an alligator or pet a snake? If so, then Scales & Scutes is the class for you and your young explorer (who has to touch everything!) This short program will focus on the senses, and allow your youngest naturalist to get hands on experience with our native wildlife. Classroom program with a duration of 30 minutes. Ages 3-6, children must be accompanied by an adult. $5/person. For reservations please call the Nature…

Find out more »

Jr. Naturalist: Animal Care

October 26
|Recurring Event (See all)
Thursdays, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Animal Care

If you've ever wanted to get behind the scenes of the Nature Center and meet our resident animals face to face, this tour's for you! Learn what these animals need to survive in the wild and how the Naturalists care for them. We will feed the animals and make sure they have a healthy living environment. Classroom program with a duration of 1 1/2 hours. Ages 7-12, parents must be present to sign kids in and out. $25/person. Times vary,…

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Back Island Birding

October 26 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until February 27, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

The Lowcountry of South Carolina is famous for its variety and diversity of birds during all seasons, from tiny hummingbirds and kinglets to majestic bald eagles and wood storks. We'll use the van to reach several remote island habitats to seek out dozens of bird species, both large and small, and learn about the natural history of our diverse avian wildlife. If you are new to birding, we recommend our Birding for Beginners walking tour. Van tour with a duration…

Find out more »

Gator Walk

October 26 @ 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 11, 2017

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
alligator-nesting

The American Alligator is a guest favorite and one of our most intriguing wildlife species. Join a naturalist as we visit some gator habitats and learn how these prehistoric creatures survive on Kiawah. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for ages 6 and up. This is a walking tour, $12/person. Times vary, call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

Find out more »

Wildlife in the Wetlands

October 27
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Historical Sunset Cycle

Join a Naturalist on a bike ride to discover the fascinating world of wildlife that inhabits Kiawah's diverse ecosystems. While enjoying a leisurely bike ride, you'll gain a better understanding of the beach, dunes, maritime forest, ponds, and salt marsh that stretch across the island. Learn why each ecosystem is so unique and find out who calls them home. This tour offers a great opportunity to see much of the island in just a few hours. Biking tour with duration…

Find out more »

Alligator Adventure

October 27
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Alligator Adventure

From hatchlings the length of your hand to imposing males of six hundred pounds, there are alligators in almost every pond on Kiawah. Travel with us as we search our naturalists' favorite gator hangouts for these impressive predators. This is a fantastic way to observe and learn about these amazing, and often misunderstood animals in their natural habitat. Van tour with a duration of 2 hours. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult, and children must be 6…

Find out more »

Reptile Feeding

October 27
|Recurring Event (See all)
Mondays and Fridays, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
recreation nature scales scutes

Have you ever wondered what our Alligator's favorite snack is, or how a snake swallows its food? Come join our staff and let us reveal the secrets of how these fascinating animals eat. No fee or reservation necessary. Please contact the Nature Center at 843.768.6001 for feeding times. If you're interested in a more in-depth look at the animals, join us for a classroom program following the feeding. The feeding takes about 15 minutes.

Find out more »

Reptile Round-Up

October 27
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
recreation nature scales scutes

Do you know how to tell the difference between a male and female turtle, or how many teeth alligators have? From snakes to gators to turtles, we've got them all! Learn the facts about these age-old creatures with a hands-on experience, perfect for those older children ready to take their knowledge to the next step. Ages 7 and up. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Classroom program with a duration of 1 hour. $7/person. Please call for…

Find out more »

Birding for Beginners

October 27 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 22, 2017

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

Just beginning your bird watching endeavor? This walking tour is just what you need to learn the birding basics. A Naturalist will lead you on a walk through the park's various types of habitats to learn which birds are found where, and what to look for when identifying each species. Recommended for ages 8 and up, 1 1/2 hours in duration. $15/person. Times vary, please call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

Find out more »

Gator Walk

October 27 @ 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 11, 2017

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
alligator-nesting

The American Alligator is a guest favorite and one of our most intriguing wildlife species. Join a naturalist as we visit some gator habitats and learn how these prehistoric creatures survive on Kiawah. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for ages 6 and up. This is a walking tour, $12/person. Times vary, call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

Find out more »

Archery Lesson

October 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday, repeating until February 23, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until February 24, 2018

One event on November 20, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on November 22, 2017 at 2:00pm

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

Whether you want to be like Robin Hood, Katniss, or Legolas, you will learn your skills here. Join our staff as you try your luck with stationary targets as well as moving targets! Our Laporte Archery target launcher will be sure to challenge all of Kiawah's new archers. $45/person (private lessons $60/person). Reservation required, please call the Nature Center at 843.768.6001 for details. Ages 9 and up, maximum amount of participants per class is six. 

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Bicycle Riding Lesson

October 27 @ 3:45 pm - 4:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:45pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Friday, repeating until February 23, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy the comfort of Night Heron Park to ride. Bicycle is included. Please notify at the time or reservation if you are providing your own bicycle. $30/person. Ages 5 and up recommended. Additional times may be available upon request, please call the Nature Center for details: 843.768.6001

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Bicycle Riding Lesson

October 27 @ 4:15 pm - 4:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Friday, repeating until February 23, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy the comfort of Night Heron Park to ride. Bicycle is included. Please notify at the time or reservation if you are providing your own bicycle. $30/person. Ages 5 and up recommended. Additional times may be available upon request, please call the Nature Center for details: 843.768.6001

Find out more »

Night Beach Walk

October 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until November 4, 2017

One event on November 24, 2017 at 4:30pm

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Night Beach Walk

Come join a naturalist on an evening beach walk to learn all about the native wildlife including the Loggerhead Sea Turtles. Once the sun sets you will discover a nocturnal world that is very different from the one seen during the day. Listen for owl calls and spotlight for alligators on the walk back. Live turtle nesting unlikely. This is a walking tour with a duration of 1 1/2 hours. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. $15/person.…

Find out more »

Scales & Scutes

October 28
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
recreation nature scales scutes

Have you ever wondered what it's like to touch an alligator or pet a snake? If so, then Scales & Scutes is the class for you and your young explorer (who has to touch everything!) This short program will focus on the senses, and allow your youngest naturalist to get hands on experience with our native wildlife. Classroom program with a duration of 30 minutes. Ages 3-6, children must be accompanied by an adult. $5/person. For reservations please call the Nature…

Find out more »

Back Island Birding

October 28 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until February 27, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

The Lowcountry of South Carolina is famous for its variety and diversity of birds during all seasons, from tiny hummingbirds and kinglets to majestic bald eagles and wood storks. We'll use the van to reach several remote island habitats to seek out dozens of bird species, both large and small, and learn about the natural history of our diverse avian wildlife. If you are new to birding, we recommend our Birding for Beginners walking tour. Van tour with a duration…

Find out more »

Archery Lesson

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until February 23, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until February 24, 2018

One event on November 20, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on November 22, 2017 at 10:00am

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

Whether you want to be like Robin Hood, Katniss, or Legolas, you will learn your skills here. Join our staff as you try your luck with stationary targets as well as moving targets! Our Laporte Archery target launcher will be sure to challenge all of Kiawah's new archers. $45/person (private lessons $60/person). Reservation required, please call the Nature Center at 843.768.6001 for details. Ages 9 and up, maximum amount of participants per class is six. 

Find out more »

Historical Sunset Cycle

October 29
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday and Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Historical Sunset Cycle

After a long day of fun in the sun, treat yourself to a gentle bike tour with some on-foot exploration. Have you ever wondered where the name 'Kiawah' came from, or when Kiawah actually became an Island? This tour will explore the history, ecology, and beautiful views of this unique island. Timed with the sunset, we will be able to enjoy relaxing landscapes to escort us back to the Nature Center. Biking tour with a duration of 1 1/2 hours.…

Find out more »

Alligator Adventure

October 29
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Alligator Adventure

From hatchlings the length of your hand to imposing males of six hundred pounds, there are alligators in almost every pond on Kiawah. Travel with us as we search our naturalists' favorite gator hangouts for these impressive predators. This is a fantastic way to observe and learn about these amazing, and often misunderstood animals in their natural habitat. Van tour with a duration of 2 hours. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult, and children must be 6…

Find out more »

Gator Walk

October 29 @ 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 11, 2017

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
alligator-nesting

The American Alligator is a guest favorite and one of our most intriguing wildlife species. Join a naturalist as we visit some gator habitats and learn how these prehistoric creatures survive on Kiawah. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for ages 6 and up. This is a walking tour, $12/person. Times vary, call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

Find out more »

Reptile Feeding

October 30
|Recurring Event (See all)
Mondays and Fridays, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
recreation nature scales scutes

Have you ever wondered what our Alligator's favorite snack is, or how a snake swallows its food? Come join our staff and let us reveal the secrets of how these fascinating animals eat. No fee or reservation necessary. Please contact the Nature Center at 843.768.6001 for feeding times. If you're interested in a more in-depth look at the animals, join us for a classroom program following the feeding. The feeding takes about 15 minutes.

Find out more »

Reptile Round-Up

October 30
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
recreation nature scales scutes

Do you know how to tell the difference between a male and female turtle, or how many teeth alligators have? From snakes to gators to turtles, we've got them all! Learn the facts about these age-old creatures with a hands-on experience, perfect for those older children ready to take their knowledge to the next step. Ages 7 and up. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Classroom program with a duration of 1 hour. $7/person. Please call for…

Find out more »

Birding for Beginners

October 30 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 22, 2017

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

Just beginning your bird watching endeavor? This walking tour is just what you need to learn the birding basics. A Naturalist will lead you on a walk through the park's various types of habitats to learn which birds are found where, and what to look for when identifying each species. Recommended for ages 8 and up, 1 1/2 hours in duration. $15/person. Times vary, please call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

Find out more »

Gator Walk

October 30 @ 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 11, 2017

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
alligator-nesting

The American Alligator is a guest favorite and one of our most intriguing wildlife species. Join a naturalist as we visit some gator habitats and learn how these prehistoric creatures survive on Kiawah. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for ages 6 and up. This is a walking tour, $12/person. Times vary, call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

Find out more »

Wildlife in the Wetlands

October 31
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Historical Sunset Cycle

Join a Naturalist on a bike ride to discover the fascinating world of wildlife that inhabits Kiawah's diverse ecosystems. While enjoying a leisurely bike ride, you'll gain a better understanding of the beach, dunes, maritime forest, ponds, and salt marsh that stretch across the island. Learn why each ecosystem is so unique and find out who calls them home. This tour offers a great opportunity to see much of the island in just a few hours. Biking tour with duration…

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Scales & Scutes

October 31
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
recreation nature scales scutes

Have you ever wondered what it's like to touch an alligator or pet a snake? If so, then Scales & Scutes is the class for you and your young explorer (who has to touch everything!) This short program will focus on the senses, and allow your youngest naturalist to get hands on experience with our native wildlife. Classroom program with a duration of 30 minutes. Ages 3-6, children must be accompanied by an adult. $5/person. For reservations please call the Nature…

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Back Island Birding

October 31 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until February 27, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

The Lowcountry of South Carolina is famous for its variety and diversity of birds during all seasons, from tiny hummingbirds and kinglets to majestic bald eagles and wood storks. We'll use the van to reach several remote island habitats to seek out dozens of bird species, both large and small, and learn about the natural history of our diverse avian wildlife. If you are new to birding, we recommend our Birding for Beginners walking tour. Van tour with a duration…

Find out more »

Gator Walk

October 31 @ 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 11, 2017

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
alligator-nesting

The American Alligator is a guest favorite and one of our most intriguing wildlife species. Join a naturalist as we visit some gator habitats and learn how these prehistoric creatures survive on Kiawah. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for ages 6 and up. This is a walking tour, $12/person. Times vary, call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

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November 2017

Wildlife in the Wetlands

November 1
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Historical Sunset Cycle

Join a Naturalist on a bike ride to discover the fascinating world of wildlife that inhabits Kiawah's diverse ecosystems. While enjoying a leisurely bike ride, you'll gain a better understanding of the beach, dunes, maritime forest, ponds, and salt marsh that stretch across the island. Learn why each ecosystem is so unique and find out who calls them home. This tour offers a great opportunity to see much of the island in just a few hours. Biking tour with duration…

Find out more »

Historical Sunset Cycle

November 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday and Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Historical Sunset Cycle

After a long day of fun in the sun, treat yourself to a gentle bike tour with some on-foot exploration. Have you ever wondered where the name 'Kiawah' came from, or when Kiawah actually became an Island? This tour will explore the history, ecology, and beautiful views of this unique island. Timed with the sunset, we will be able to enjoy relaxing landscapes to escort us back to the Nature Center. Biking tour with a duration of 1 1/2 hours.…

Find out more »

Alligator Adventure

November 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Alligator Adventure

From hatchlings the length of your hand to imposing males of six hundred pounds, there are alligators in almost every pond on Kiawah. Travel with us as we search our naturalists' favorite gator hangouts for these impressive predators. This is a fantastic way to observe and learn about these amazing, and often misunderstood animals in their natural habitat. Van tour with a duration of 2 hours. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult, and children must be 6…

Find out more »

Reptile Round-Up

November 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
recreation nature scales scutes

Do you know how to tell the difference between a male and female turtle, or how many teeth alligators have? From snakes to gators to turtles, we've got them all! Learn the facts about these age-old creatures with a hands-on experience, perfect for those older children ready to take their knowledge to the next step. Ages 7 and up. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Classroom program with a duration of 1 hour. $7/person. Please call for…

Find out more »

Birding for Beginners

November 1 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 22, 2017

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

Just beginning your bird watching endeavor? This walking tour is just what you need to learn the birding basics. A Naturalist will lead you on a walk through the park's various types of habitats to learn which birds are found where, and what to look for when identifying each species. Recommended for ages 8 and up, 1 1/2 hours in duration. $15/person. Times vary, please call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

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Night Beach Walk

November 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until November 4, 2017

One event on November 24, 2017 at 4:30pm

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Night Beach Walk

Come join a naturalist on an evening beach walk to learn all about the native wildlife including the Loggerhead Sea Turtles. Once the sun sets you will discover a nocturnal world that is very different from the one seen during the day. Listen for owl calls and spotlight for alligators on the walk back. Live turtle nesting unlikely. This is a walking tour with a duration of 1 1/2 hours. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. $15/person.…

Find out more »

Scales & Scutes

November 2
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
recreation nature scales scutes

Have you ever wondered what it's like to touch an alligator or pet a snake? If so, then Scales & Scutes is the class for you and your young explorer (who has to touch everything!) This short program will focus on the senses, and allow your youngest naturalist to get hands on experience with our native wildlife. Classroom program with a duration of 30 minutes. Ages 3-6, children must be accompanied by an adult. $5/person. For reservations please call the Nature…

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Jr. Naturalist: Animal Care

November 2
|Recurring Event (See all)
Thursdays, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Animal Care

If you've ever wanted to get behind the scenes of the Nature Center and meet our resident animals face to face, this tour's for you! Learn what these animals need to survive in the wild and how the Naturalists care for them. We will feed the animals and make sure they have a healthy living environment. Classroom program with a duration of 1 1/2 hours. Ages 7-12, parents must be present to sign kids in and out. $25/person. Times vary,…

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Back Island Birding

November 2 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until February 27, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

The Lowcountry of South Carolina is famous for its variety and diversity of birds during all seasons, from tiny hummingbirds and kinglets to majestic bald eagles and wood storks. We'll use the van to reach several remote island habitats to seek out dozens of bird species, both large and small, and learn about the natural history of our diverse avian wildlife. If you are new to birding, we recommend our Birding for Beginners walking tour. Van tour with a duration…

Find out more »

Gator Walk

November 2 @ 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 11, 2017

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
alligator-nesting

The American Alligator is a guest favorite and one of our most intriguing wildlife species. Join a naturalist as we visit some gator habitats and learn how these prehistoric creatures survive on Kiawah. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for ages 6 and up. This is a walking tour, $12/person. Times vary, call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

Find out more »

Wildlife in the Wetlands

November 3
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Historical Sunset Cycle

Join a Naturalist on a bike ride to discover the fascinating world of wildlife that inhabits Kiawah's diverse ecosystems. While enjoying a leisurely bike ride, you'll gain a better understanding of the beach, dunes, maritime forest, ponds, and salt marsh that stretch across the island. Learn why each ecosystem is so unique and find out who calls them home. This tour offers a great opportunity to see much of the island in just a few hours. Biking tour with duration…

Find out more »

Alligator Adventure

November 3
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Alligator Adventure

From hatchlings the length of your hand to imposing males of six hundred pounds, there are alligators in almost every pond on Kiawah. Travel with us as we search our naturalists' favorite gator hangouts for these impressive predators. This is a fantastic way to observe and learn about these amazing, and often misunderstood animals in their natural habitat. Van tour with a duration of 2 hours. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult, and children must be 6…

Find out more »

Reptile Feeding

November 3
|Recurring Event (See all)
Mondays and Fridays, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
recreation nature scales scutes

Have you ever wondered what our Alligator's favorite snack is, or how a snake swallows its food? Come join our staff and let us reveal the secrets of how these fascinating animals eat. No fee or reservation necessary. Please contact the Nature Center at 843.768.6001 for feeding times. If you're interested in a more in-depth look at the animals, join us for a classroom program following the feeding. The feeding takes about 15 minutes.

Find out more »

Reptile Round-Up

November 3
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
recreation nature scales scutes

Do you know how to tell the difference between a male and female turtle, or how many teeth alligators have? From snakes to gators to turtles, we've got them all! Learn the facts about these age-old creatures with a hands-on experience, perfect for those older children ready to take their knowledge to the next step. Ages 7 and up. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Classroom program with a duration of 1 hour. $7/person. Please call for…

Find out more »

Birding for Beginners

November 3 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 22, 2017

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

Just beginning your bird watching endeavor? This walking tour is just what you need to learn the birding basics. A Naturalist will lead you on a walk through the park's various types of habitats to learn which birds are found where, and what to look for when identifying each species. Recommended for ages 8 and up, 1 1/2 hours in duration. $15/person. Times vary, please call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

Find out more »

Gator Walk

November 3 @ 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 11, 2017

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
alligator-nesting

The American Alligator is a guest favorite and one of our most intriguing wildlife species. Join a naturalist as we visit some gator habitats and learn how these prehistoric creatures survive on Kiawah. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for ages 6 and up. This is a walking tour, $12/person. Times vary, call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

Find out more »

Archery Lesson

November 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday, repeating until February 23, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until February 24, 2018

One event on November 20, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on November 22, 2017 at 2:00pm

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

Whether you want to be like Robin Hood, Katniss, or Legolas, you will learn your skills here. Join our staff as you try your luck with stationary targets as well as moving targets! Our Laporte Archery target launcher will be sure to challenge all of Kiawah's new archers. $45/person (private lessons $60/person). Reservation required, please call the Nature Center at 843.768.6001 for details. Ages 9 and up, maximum amount of participants per class is six. 

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Bicycle Riding Lesson

November 3 @ 3:45 pm - 4:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:45pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Friday, repeating until February 23, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy the comfort of Night Heron Park to ride. Bicycle is included. Please notify at the time or reservation if you are providing your own bicycle. $30/person. Ages 5 and up recommended. Additional times may be available upon request, please call the Nature Center for details: 843.768.6001

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Bicycle Riding Lesson

November 3 @ 4:15 pm - 4:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Friday, repeating until February 23, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy the comfort of Night Heron Park to ride. Bicycle is included. Please notify at the time or reservation if you are providing your own bicycle. $30/person. Ages 5 and up recommended. Additional times may be available upon request, please call the Nature Center for details: 843.768.6001

Find out more »

Night Beach Walk

November 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until November 4, 2017

One event on November 24, 2017 at 4:30pm

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Night Beach Walk

Come join a naturalist on an evening beach walk to learn all about the native wildlife including the Loggerhead Sea Turtles. Once the sun sets you will discover a nocturnal world that is very different from the one seen during the day. Listen for owl calls and spotlight for alligators on the walk back. Live turtle nesting unlikely. This is a walking tour with a duration of 1 1/2 hours. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. $15/person.…

Find out more »

Scales & Scutes

November 4
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
recreation nature scales scutes

Have you ever wondered what it's like to touch an alligator or pet a snake? If so, then Scales & Scutes is the class for you and your young explorer (who has to touch everything!) This short program will focus on the senses, and allow your youngest naturalist to get hands on experience with our native wildlife. Classroom program with a duration of 30 minutes. Ages 3-6, children must be accompanied by an adult. $5/person. For reservations please call the Nature…

Find out more »

Back Island Birding

November 4 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until February 27, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

The Lowcountry of South Carolina is famous for its variety and diversity of birds during all seasons, from tiny hummingbirds and kinglets to majestic bald eagles and wood storks. We'll use the van to reach several remote island habitats to seek out dozens of bird species, both large and small, and learn about the natural history of our diverse avian wildlife. If you are new to birding, we recommend our Birding for Beginners walking tour. Van tour with a duration…

Find out more »

Oil Painting Instruction (Adult)

November 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 16, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on September 23, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on October 7, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on November 4, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on November 11, 2017 at 9:00am

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
adult oil painting 2

No experience needed! Enjoy being outside painting the beautiful Kiawah river & marsh. In just 3 hours, you'll create your own painting as a unique memory of your vacation. Charleston artist Tina Mayland will be with you every step of the way to ensure that your experience is educational and enjoyable. All supplies are provided: easel, canvas, oil paint, & smocks. Wear casual clothes. $150/person. All levels of ability are welcome; ages 18 and up. Reservations are required no later…

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Archery Lesson

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until February 23, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until February 24, 2018

One event on November 20, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on November 22, 2017 at 10:00am

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

Whether you want to be like Robin Hood, Katniss, or Legolas, you will learn your skills here. Join our staff as you try your luck with stationary targets as well as moving targets! Our Laporte Archery target launcher will be sure to challenge all of Kiawah's new archers. $45/person (private lessons $60/person). Reservation required, please call the Nature Center at 843.768.6001 for details. Ages 9 and up, maximum amount of participants per class is six. 

Find out more »

Historical Sunset Cycle

November 5
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday and Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Historical Sunset Cycle

After a long day of fun in the sun, treat yourself to a gentle bike tour with some on-foot exploration. Have you ever wondered where the name 'Kiawah' came from, or when Kiawah actually became an Island? This tour will explore the history, ecology, and beautiful views of this unique island. Timed with the sunset, we will be able to enjoy relaxing landscapes to escort us back to the Nature Center. Biking tour with a duration of 1 1/2 hours.…

Find out more »

Alligator Adventure

November 5
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Alligator Adventure

From hatchlings the length of your hand to imposing males of six hundred pounds, there are alligators in almost every pond on Kiawah. Travel with us as we search our naturalists' favorite gator hangouts for these impressive predators. This is a fantastic way to observe and learn about these amazing, and often misunderstood animals in their natural habitat. Van tour with a duration of 2 hours. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult, and children must be 6…

Find out more »

Gator Walk

November 5 @ 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 11, 2017

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
alligator-nesting

The American Alligator is a guest favorite and one of our most intriguing wildlife species. Join a naturalist as we visit some gator habitats and learn how these prehistoric creatures survive on Kiawah. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for ages 6 and up. This is a walking tour, $12/person. Times vary, call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

Find out more »

Reptile Feeding

November 6
|Recurring Event (See all)
Mondays and Fridays, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
recreation nature scales scutes

Have you ever wondered what our Alligator's favorite snack is, or how a snake swallows its food? Come join our staff and let us reveal the secrets of how these fascinating animals eat. No fee or reservation necessary. Please contact the Nature Center at 843.768.6001 for feeding times. If you're interested in a more in-depth look at the animals, join us for a classroom program following the feeding. The feeding takes about 15 minutes.

Find out more »

Reptile Round-Up

November 6
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
recreation nature scales scutes

Do you know how to tell the difference between a male and female turtle, or how many teeth alligators have? From snakes to gators to turtles, we've got them all! Learn the facts about these age-old creatures with a hands-on experience, perfect for those older children ready to take their knowledge to the next step. Ages 7 and up. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Classroom program with a duration of 1 hour. $7/person. Please call for…

Find out more »

Birding for Beginners

November 6 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 22, 2017

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

Just beginning your bird watching endeavor? This walking tour is just what you need to learn the birding basics. A Naturalist will lead you on a walk through the park's various types of habitats to learn which birds are found where, and what to look for when identifying each species. Recommended for ages 8 and up, 1 1/2 hours in duration. $15/person. Times vary, please call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

Find out more »

Gator Walk

November 6 @ 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 11, 2017

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
alligator-nesting

The American Alligator is a guest favorite and one of our most intriguing wildlife species. Join a naturalist as we visit some gator habitats and learn how these prehistoric creatures survive on Kiawah. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for ages 6 and up. This is a walking tour, $12/person. Times vary, call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

Find out more »

Wildlife in the Wetlands

November 7
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Historical Sunset Cycle

Join a Naturalist on a bike ride to discover the fascinating world of wildlife that inhabits Kiawah's diverse ecosystems. While enjoying a leisurely bike ride, you'll gain a better understanding of the beach, dunes, maritime forest, ponds, and salt marsh that stretch across the island. Learn why each ecosystem is so unique and find out who calls them home. This tour offers a great opportunity to see much of the island in just a few hours. Biking tour with duration…

Find out more »

Scales & Scutes

November 7
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
recreation nature scales scutes

Have you ever wondered what it's like to touch an alligator or pet a snake? If so, then Scales & Scutes is the class for you and your young explorer (who has to touch everything!) This short program will focus on the senses, and allow your youngest naturalist to get hands on experience with our native wildlife. Classroom program with a duration of 30 minutes. Ages 3-6, children must be accompanied by an adult. $5/person. For reservations please call the Nature…

Find out more »

Back Island Birding

November 7 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until February 27, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

The Lowcountry of South Carolina is famous for its variety and diversity of birds during all seasons, from tiny hummingbirds and kinglets to majestic bald eagles and wood storks. We'll use the van to reach several remote island habitats to seek out dozens of bird species, both large and small, and learn about the natural history of our diverse avian wildlife. If you are new to birding, we recommend our Birding for Beginners walking tour. Van tour with a duration…

Find out more »

Gator Walk

November 7 @ 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 11, 2017

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
alligator-nesting

The American Alligator is a guest favorite and one of our most intriguing wildlife species. Join a naturalist as we visit some gator habitats and learn how these prehistoric creatures survive on Kiawah. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for ages 6 and up. This is a walking tour, $12/person. Times vary, call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

Find out more »

Wildlife in the Wetlands

November 8
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Historical Sunset Cycle

Join a Naturalist on a bike ride to discover the fascinating world of wildlife that inhabits Kiawah's diverse ecosystems. While enjoying a leisurely bike ride, you'll gain a better understanding of the beach, dunes, maritime forest, ponds, and salt marsh that stretch across the island. Learn why each ecosystem is so unique and find out who calls them home. This tour offers a great opportunity to see much of the island in just a few hours. Biking tour with duration…

Find out more »

Historical Sunset Cycle

November 8
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday and Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Historical Sunset Cycle

After a long day of fun in the sun, treat yourself to a gentle bike tour with some on-foot exploration. Have you ever wondered where the name 'Kiawah' came from, or when Kiawah actually became an Island? This tour will explore the history, ecology, and beautiful views of this unique island. Timed with the sunset, we will be able to enjoy relaxing landscapes to escort us back to the Nature Center. Biking tour with a duration of 1 1/2 hours.…

Find out more »

Alligator Adventure

November 8
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Alligator Adventure

From hatchlings the length of your hand to imposing males of six hundred pounds, there are alligators in almost every pond on Kiawah. Travel with us as we search our naturalists' favorite gator hangouts for these impressive predators. This is a fantastic way to observe and learn about these amazing, and often misunderstood animals in their natural habitat. Van tour with a duration of 2 hours. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult, and children must be 6…

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Reptile Round-Up

November 8
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Do you know how to tell the difference between a male and female turtle, or how many teeth alligators have? From snakes to gators to turtles, we've got them all! Learn the facts about these age-old creatures with a hands-on experience, perfect for those older children ready to take their knowledge to the next step. Ages 7 and up. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Classroom program with a duration of 1 hour. $7/person. Please call for…

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Birding for Beginners

November 8 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 22, 2017

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Just beginning your bird watching endeavor? This walking tour is just what you need to learn the birding basics. A Naturalist will lead you on a walk through the park's various types of habitats to learn which birds are found where, and what to look for when identifying each species. Recommended for ages 8 and up, 1 1/2 hours in duration. $15/person. Times vary, please call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

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Scales & Scutes

November 9
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Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Have you ever wondered what it's like to touch an alligator or pet a snake? If so, then Scales & Scutes is the class for you and your young explorer (who has to touch everything!) This short program will focus on the senses, and allow your youngest naturalist to get hands on experience with our native wildlife. Classroom program with a duration of 30 minutes. Ages 3-6, children must be accompanied by an adult. $5/person. For reservations please call the Nature…

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Jr. Naturalist: Animal Care

November 9
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Thursdays, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Animal Care

If you've ever wanted to get behind the scenes of the Nature Center and meet our resident animals face to face, this tour's for you! Learn what these animals need to survive in the wild and how the Naturalists care for them. We will feed the animals and make sure they have a healthy living environment. Classroom program with a duration of 1 1/2 hours. Ages 7-12, parents must be present to sign kids in and out. $25/person. Times vary,…

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Back Island Birding

November 9 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until February 27, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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The Lowcountry of South Carolina is famous for its variety and diversity of birds during all seasons, from tiny hummingbirds and kinglets to majestic bald eagles and wood storks. We'll use the van to reach several remote island habitats to seek out dozens of bird species, both large and small, and learn about the natural history of our diverse avian wildlife. If you are new to birding, we recommend our Birding for Beginners walking tour. Van tour with a duration…

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Gator Walk

November 9 @ 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 11, 2017

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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alligator-nesting

The American Alligator is a guest favorite and one of our most intriguing wildlife species. Join a naturalist as we visit some gator habitats and learn how these prehistoric creatures survive on Kiawah. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for ages 6 and up. This is a walking tour, $12/person. Times vary, call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

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Wildlife in the Wetlands

November 10
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Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Historical Sunset Cycle

Join a Naturalist on a bike ride to discover the fascinating world of wildlife that inhabits Kiawah's diverse ecosystems. While enjoying a leisurely bike ride, you'll gain a better understanding of the beach, dunes, maritime forest, ponds, and salt marsh that stretch across the island. Learn why each ecosystem is so unique and find out who calls them home. This tour offers a great opportunity to see much of the island in just a few hours. Biking tour with duration…

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Alligator Adventure

November 10
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Alligator Adventure

From hatchlings the length of your hand to imposing males of six hundred pounds, there are alligators in almost every pond on Kiawah. Travel with us as we search our naturalists' favorite gator hangouts for these impressive predators. This is a fantastic way to observe and learn about these amazing, and often misunderstood animals in their natural habitat. Van tour with a duration of 2 hours. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult, and children must be 6…

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Reptile Feeding

November 10
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Mondays and Fridays, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Have you ever wondered what our Alligator's favorite snack is, or how a snake swallows its food? Come join our staff and let us reveal the secrets of how these fascinating animals eat. No fee or reservation necessary. Please contact the Nature Center at 843.768.6001 for feeding times. If you're interested in a more in-depth look at the animals, join us for a classroom program following the feeding. The feeding takes about 15 minutes.

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Reptile Round-Up

November 10
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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recreation nature scales scutes

Do you know how to tell the difference between a male and female turtle, or how many teeth alligators have? From snakes to gators to turtles, we've got them all! Learn the facts about these age-old creatures with a hands-on experience, perfect for those older children ready to take their knowledge to the next step. Ages 7 and up. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Classroom program with a duration of 1 hour. $7/person. Please call for…

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Birding for Beginners

November 10 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 22, 2017

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Just beginning your bird watching endeavor? This walking tour is just what you need to learn the birding basics. A Naturalist will lead you on a walk through the park's various types of habitats to learn which birds are found where, and what to look for when identifying each species. Recommended for ages 8 and up, 1 1/2 hours in duration. $15/person. Times vary, please call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

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Gator Walk

November 10 @ 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 11, 2017

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
alligator-nesting

The American Alligator is a guest favorite and one of our most intriguing wildlife species. Join a naturalist as we visit some gator habitats and learn how these prehistoric creatures survive on Kiawah. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for ages 6 and up. This is a walking tour, $12/person. Times vary, call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

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Archery Lesson

November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday, repeating until February 23, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until February 24, 2018

One event on November 20, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on November 22, 2017 at 2:00pm

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Whether you want to be like Robin Hood, Katniss, or Legolas, you will learn your skills here. Join our staff as you try your luck with stationary targets as well as moving targets! Our Laporte Archery target launcher will be sure to challenge all of Kiawah's new archers. $45/person (private lessons $60/person). Reservation required, please call the Nature Center at 843.768.6001 for details. Ages 9 and up, maximum amount of participants per class is six. 

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Bicycle Riding Lesson

November 10 @ 3:45 pm - 4:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:45pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Friday, repeating until February 23, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Enjoy the comfort of Night Heron Park to ride. Bicycle is included. Please notify at the time or reservation if you are providing your own bicycle. $30/person. Ages 5 and up recommended. Additional times may be available upon request, please call the Nature Center for details: 843.768.6001

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Bicycle Riding Lesson

November 10 @ 4:15 pm - 4:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Friday, repeating until February 23, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Enjoy the comfort of Night Heron Park to ride. Bicycle is included. Please notify at the time or reservation if you are providing your own bicycle. $30/person. Ages 5 and up recommended. Additional times may be available upon request, please call the Nature Center for details: 843.768.6001

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Scales & Scutes

November 11
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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recreation nature scales scutes

Have you ever wondered what it's like to touch an alligator or pet a snake? If so, then Scales & Scutes is the class for you and your young explorer (who has to touch everything!) This short program will focus on the senses, and allow your youngest naturalist to get hands on experience with our native wildlife. Classroom program with a duration of 30 minutes. Ages 3-6, children must be accompanied by an adult. $5/person. For reservations please call the Nature…

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Back Island Birding

November 11 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until February 27, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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The Lowcountry of South Carolina is famous for its variety and diversity of birds during all seasons, from tiny hummingbirds and kinglets to majestic bald eagles and wood storks. We'll use the van to reach several remote island habitats to seek out dozens of bird species, both large and small, and learn about the natural history of our diverse avian wildlife. If you are new to birding, we recommend our Birding for Beginners walking tour. Van tour with a duration…

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