Water activity

Folly Beach: Folly River Kayak Tour with Dolphin Watching

Activity provider: Flipper Finders

Folly Beach: Folly River Kayak Tour with Dolphin Watching

Activity provider: Flipper Finders

From US$ 50 per person

Try your hand at watersports while in South Carolina with a scenic kayaking trip along Folly River. Learn basic paddling skills. Watch for dolphins, turtles, and birds as you follow the lazy current.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Feel at one with the water as you follow the lazy current of the Folly River
  • Enjoy an introduction to paddling before setting sail along the coastal river
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment, including bottlenose dolphins
  • Share a kayaking adventure through the Lowcountry with the whole family
  • Marvel at how the setting sun changes the scenery if you head off at sunset
Full description

Explore the waters of the Folly River by paddle power while learning about the wildlife and history of Folly Beach. Discover birds, dolphins, crabs, and more as you perfect your kayaking skills. Choose between a daytime or sunset tour to see the South Carolina Lowcountry in a different light.

Meet your guide near the Folly River Boat Ramp and pick up your kayak, paddle, and life jacket. Get a lesson on the right way to paddle so you can hit the water with confidence. Navigate through the brackish estuary behind Folly Beach, where you will encounter native flora and fauna. Learn fascinating facts about the ecosystem. Keep your eyes peeled as your guide points out dolphins, crabs, pelicans, and various other birds along the way. Listen to stories of pirates who used to roam the waters. If you choose the sunset option, marvel as the sun sets over the beautiful Lowcountry.

  • Guide
  • Kayak
  • Paddle
  • Life jacket
  • Tips
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the Flipper Finders Boat & Sea Kayak Tours office. It is the second building on your right as you come across the bridge. Park either in front of the office, at the boat landing, or around the corner.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water

Know before you go

  • Life jackets must be worn at all times
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