Kayak Tours

Kayaking With us- is more than just an activity...its an experience.

J & L kayaking is the original kayak tour guide service in the area. Each of our guided tours have been hand crafted to become the best that anyone has to offer. Our narrative guides will keep you engaged along the way. We have been providing guided kayak tours for over 8 years in the Cherry Grove Salt Marsh and along the most remote stretches of the Waccamaw River. On our tours you can expect to learn about our local ecology and indigineous wildlife. We provide a perfect blend of laughter and lasting family memories. Our scenic marsh tours are unmatched and will lead you through the most pristine remote marsh in the area with a quick "rest stop" half way through. North Myrtle Beach kayaking has so much to offer and that is why we offer such a variety of tours. Each of our tours are designed to fit the first time kayaker, the avid kayaker, to the advanced kayaker. Browse through our tours to decided which kayaking experience is right for you! Need help deciding which tour is right for you? Just call Laurie at 843-267-6816 and she will point you in the right direction! Our goal is to provide each guest with personal attention and the best customer service you will experience anywhere!

Waites Island Shelling Kayak Tour

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*Child rate is for children 12 & under riding in a tandem.


This trip is great for beginners. For those who are looking for a little less paddling and still have time for fun swimming and exploring the island this tour is perfect for you. The paddle to and from the island is approximately 45 minutes each direction. This tour typically wraps around the tide giving you favorable currents both directions and large sandy beaches on the island to explore. It is a great tour for families with smaller children or for large groups.

Waties Island is South Carolina's northern most barrier island containing over fourteen hundred acres of natural pristine habitat. It's southern tip makes up Hog's Inlet while its northen most tip forms the southern portion of Little River Inlet. It boasts a rustic untouched three mile stretch of beach with spectacular views. This tour is great for families and large groups offering a perfect blend of scenic beauty and fun and excitement.

Exploration on the island's beach produces great rewards. Sand Dollars, Conchs, Welchs and other beautiful sea shells are commonly found along the beach and make great souvenirs. The tour guides are known for their expert crab catching skills and enjoy showing the different crabs that call Waites Island their home.

The island's inland habitat is thriving with wildlife including Black Bear, deer, fox, hog, and seasonal Bald Eagles.

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