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Blackwater Tours


** Please note, only Shem Creek can be booked online. All others please call us at 843-568-3222 for a reservation.

Edisto River and the ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuge


(25 minutes from EDISTO ISLAND), 35-45 minutes from Charleston

We explore three different sections of the Edisto and one that includes the ACE Basin.

The Edisto is a blackwater river that is freeflowing through 12 counties in South Caroina. Paddle along tall forested banks of Water Oak, Water Hickory, Tupelo Gum and Cypress! Stop on a sandbar for lunch and reflect on the surroundings the Edisto Indians once called home. This beautiful river is not to be missed by local paddlers and offers a diverstiy of scenery and water levels for every paddler. Tours are conducted "one way" with transportation provided back to your vehicles! Cabin Rentals and camping available along the river.... call or email us for details!

1/2 Day or Full Day Tours available. Ages 9 and up for single boats, minimum party size of 6.

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* There is a $5 additional charge per person for other blackwater tours for the Edisto, Ashley River, Sparkleberry and ACE Basin trips, with a minimum party size of 6.

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