Everything You Need to Know About Fripp Island Kayaking

Few things can compare to the relaxing experience of paddling through the barrier island waterways of South Carolina. The expansive salt marshes offer visitors the opportunity to witness a fascinating habitat, spot plenty of majestic marine life, and unwind in one of nature’s most beautiful terrains. Fripp Island kayaking should be at the top of your beach getaway bucket list! We’ll tell you everything you need to know to get started. 

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Guided Tours 

You’ll find a variety of guided kayak tours through the Fripp Island Resort Activity Center. We recommend guests using a guide to make the most of their time! Plus, our guides have expert knowledge about the area and will guide you to the best places to catch amazing views and even spot marine life! There’s so much to explore within the tidal creeks, and we want you to experience it all! Contact the Activity Center to reserve your slot and learn more information on these 2-hour nature tours: 

  • Marsh Kayaking 
  • Sunset Kayaking 

Where to Drop In 

If you aren’t planning a guided tour, maybe you still have some questions! We recommend dropping in at the Fripp Island Resort Marina boat ramp. You’ll enter Old House Creek and be able to explore the waterways from there.   

Bonus Tip: Don’t hesitate to ask Fripp Island Excursions workers for a bit of advice! Our staff is friendly and always ready to help travelers explore. 


Fripp Island Excursions can supply your kayak rentals. Conveniently, you’ll find them right by the recommended dropping location, next to the Fripp Island Marina. Whether you choose a single or tandem, their quality equipment will prepare you for a fun day on the marsh!   

Stay with Fripp Island Golf & Beach Resort 

Back patio of 140 Captain John Fripp VillaIn addition to exciting kayak excursions and other one-of-a-kind activities, Fripp Island Resort also offers a wide variety of vacation rentals that are perfect for your stay. Browse our portfolio of homes boasting ocean and marsh views, pool access, hot tubs, and more! You can always count on us to provide a pleasant, comfortable stay for your group and memories to last a lifetime. Check out our Fripp Island rentals and book your stay with us today.