When you visit Hilton Head Island, you’ll find no shortage of thrilling outdoor activities to participate in all year long. Whether you’re planning to spend time teeing off on one of more than 30 golf courses or you’re interested in exploring nature trails, Hilton Head has it all. Located in the Lowcountry of South Carolina, this barrier island is surrounded by beautiful marshland, the perfect setting for a kayak trip. If you’re looking for something unique to do during your vacation, try booking one of these Hilton Head kayak tours to get an up close look at the island’s landscape and wildlife.
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Our Favorite Hilton Head Kayak Tours
Kayak Hilton Head
Kayak Hilton Head has provided the people of the island with top-notch tours for more than 20 years. Whether you’re looking to embark on a guided Hilton Head kayak tour or you’re just interested in renting the equipment for the day, this company can help you out. They offer two-hour guided dolphin tours to help you get the chance to see these incredible creatures up-close. During the summer months, you can choose to go on a fireworks tour, which will take place on Tuesday evenings when the Shelter Cove fireworks show takes place.
Saltmarsh Paddle Tours
If you’re looking for a standard, two-hour kayaking tour through some of the most beautiful areas of Hilton Head Island, then you should sign up with Saltmarsh Paddle Tours. This company offers several tour times throughout the morning, afternoon, and evening to give you the experience you’re looking for. On Tuesdays in the summer, they also offer an 8:30 pm tour time to view the Shelter Cove fireworks from the water.
Outside Hilton Head
One of the premier outdoor sports companies on the island, Outside Hilton Head offers an abundance of exploration options for visitors and locals alike. You can choose from a number of Hilton Head kayak tours including a full moon tour, the Outback tour, which brings you to the company’s own private island, and even kayak fishing! If you’re thinking about trying a different water activity, Outside Hilton Head also offers standup paddleboarding tours and yoga classes. If you’re bringing the little ones along, try one of their excursions like the Living Sandbar Experience, where you’ll have the chance to get out of the kayak and do some shell hunting.
After a long day of enjoying one of these Hilton Head kayak tours, you’ll need a comfortable place to rest your head. Beach Properties of Hilton Head has everything you need to make your trip unforgettable. Each of our rentals offers pool access and is conveniently located near restaurants, bars, shops, and more. Whether you’re traveling as a couple or with a large group, we’ve got the perfect property for you! We even offer some pet-friendly rentals. So, what are you waiting for?