Kayaking In North Myrtle Beach: Tours & Launch Spots

The following are your kayaking options on the Grand Strand.


North Myrtle Beach Kayaking Tours

Great Escapes Kayaking Tours


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A kayak is one of those things you are not likely to own so, you have to rent them whenever you need some. Great Escapes Kayak will offer you a kayak as well as a guided tour of North Myrtle Beach. They have a variety of kayaks either for your family or that special someone in your life. Stand up Paddle Boards are also exclusively available here and guided tours on the river are just a call away.


Address: 241 Main St, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Phone: 843-241-4588

J & L Kayak


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If you value the sense of family, this is the place to go. It is a family operated business and therefore the best placed to understand your family needs. J & L Kayak tailors their services to cater to everybody across the board, ranging from greenhorns to experienced paddlers. Their knowledgeable guides will help you out through your kayaking experience while maintaining a friendly and family atmosphere the whole time.


Address: 4208 Exchange St., Little River, South Carolina 29566

Phone: 843-267-6816

Kokopelli Tours and Rentals


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At Kokopelli Tours and Rentals, you will enjoy private and group kayaking lessons. In addition, they can deliver kayaks and other surfing gear anywhere you want. If you love the thrill of the ocean’s great waters, you are at home here since their guides have a wide experience and are duly certified and licensed. Money is not the only thing on their radar as they strive to keep the environment clean, ensuring a safe and ecologically healthy surfing experience.


Address: 3500 N Ocean Blvd, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Phone: 843-340-9565

Trailblaze Adventure

Trailblaze Adventure is a local, family-owned, and operated tour and rental company. Explore the Cherry Grove Salt Marsh and the historic, naturally preserved, Waites Island on their kayak tours. Enjoy a day out with the family kayaking, paddle boarding or just taking in the fresh, salty air. For those looking for a unique experience, try out one of their paddleboard yoga classes and take a few deep breaths balancing on a floating paddleboard. No matter the tour, or type of rental you opt for,  you will have a great time with Trailblaze Adventure!


Address: 3700 S. Ocean Blvd. North Myrtle Beach, SC, 29582

Phone: 843-491-3192

Have Your Own Kayak? Use The Cherry Grove Boat Launch

If you are among the lucky few to own their own kayaks, there is nothing in North Myrtle Beach to prevent you from using it as all you need is a boat launching space. Go down 53rd Avenue North and you will find the Cherry Grove Park and Boat Ramp which has plenty of parking spaces, a two-lane boat launch, a fishing pier, and a bird-watching pavilion.

Kayaking is a popular adventure in North Myrtle Beach, where you get to explore many options for kayak rentals or taking your own boat out and exploring! From exploring private islands, to taking guided kayak tours, or renting tandem kayaks, your kayaking adventures are sure to be interesting. So grab your life jackets and paddles and we will see you on the water.

No matter what you do, make sure you follow expert kayaking safety guidelines and have fun on the water.