ACA Activities

Now offering ACA Assessments – learn more. Call 843-352-2267 to schedule an appointment.


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Need to get in touch? Inquiries are welcome by phone at 843-352-2267 or .

And you can find us at the store. We're open by appointment. Give us a call!



Sea Kayak Carolina Schedule

View Calendar If you have questions about other lessons or trips, or would like to schedule a custom or private experience, you may contact the shop directly at (843) 352-2267 or

Sea Kayak Carolina ACA Coastal Kayak Instructor Programs

The American Canoe Association (ACA) Coastal Kayak Instructor Development Workshops (IDW) and Certification Exams (ICE) are continually being added to our schedule.

These workshops are awesome training experiences, suitable for any paddlers who want to improve their skills, understanding and confidence on the water. For aspiring guides, tour leaders and instructors, these workshops are a must.

   ›› Learn more about the IDW/ICE

Join Us

We offer a variety of half- and full-day paddle tours. Tour details will change with each group, the weather as well as the tides. Please schedule your tour a minimum of 24-hours in advance. Learn more about our daily Charleston paddling tours.

Please call Sea Kayak Carolina at 843-352-2267 to register for any of our sea kayak classes or guided kayaking tours.  See the Kayak Classes and Kayak Tours pages for complete listings.

If you schedule a sea kayak lesson, please download and complete our Hold Harmless form.

–Thank You!

Don't forget – In addition to our selection of sea kayaks, we're proud to carry paddles by Werner, Aquabound and Northern Lights. Visit our paddling accessories page to learn more about these excellent paddles and some of the other paddling and safety gear we're carrying.

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Upcoming Kayak Tours & Classes – Kayak Shem Creek and other SC Waters With Us!

Scheduled Charleston sea kayak tours and classes are just the beginning of what we offer.  If you would like to schedule a custom paddling trip or kayak lesson, please call us at 843-352-2267.

SKC provides sea kayaks, paddles, skirts and lifejackets for all participants. Book your tour 24 hours in advance if possible to ensure that equipment and a guide are available.
Wondering What to Bring on a SKC Trip?