We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
J&L kayak tour

First time on kayaks and we had to much fun we went out the same day and bought some. Rin was great... read more

Review collected in partnership with this attraction

Reviewed 3 days ago
bjejkomo
,
Little River, South Carolina
Great family friendly excursion

Our family did the backwater scenic tour and enjoyed it immensely. Justin and Chloe were laid back... read more

Review collected in partnership with this attraction

Reviewed 3 days ago
CherryGroveLover
,
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Read all 817 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
*VETERAN OWNED AND FAMILY OPERATED.* Thank you for your interest in taking an adventure with us. Our family is eager and happy to help your family create lasting memories! We are Justin (Husband/Father/Lead Guide), Laurie (Wife/Mother/Office-Reservation Genius!), Kaleb (Son/Guide Assistant) and Kyle (Son/Office Assistant). We started J & L Kayaking in the summer of 2009 with very humble beginnings having only 2 kayaks! Since then we have grown to a full fleet of kayaks and paddleboards as well as a great staff of knowledgeable and experienced guides. J & L Kayaking's success can be contributed to our reputation and quality of service and equipment. Our company is founded and operated on strong moral values and we believe strongly in putting the best we can in everything we do. We feel so blessed to be sharing our passion of the outdoors and paddling sports with our guest. We would love to have you as our guest and we will strive to show you that there is a difference when it comes to J & L Kayaking!
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“waites island” (97 reviews)
“twilight tour” (34 reviews)
“shelling tour” (37 reviews)
Open Now
Hours
Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Write a ReviewReviews (817)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"waites island"
in 97 reviews
"twilight tour"
in 34 reviews
"shelling tour"
in 37 reviews
"kayak trip"
in 49 reviews
"glow sticks"
in 13 reviews
"cherry grove"
in 61 reviews
"clams"
in 44 reviews
"boat ramp"
in 12 reviews
"fiddler crabs"
in 8 reviews
"a great tour guide"
in 12 reviews
"waccamaw river"
in 34 reviews
"great kayaking"
in 10 reviews
"sand dollars"
in 14 reviews
"great trip"
in 27 reviews
"hour tour"
in 22 reviews
"blue crab"
in 15 reviews
"highly recommend this company"
in 8 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 817 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

First time on kayaks and we had to much fun we went out the same day and bought some. Rin was great and had a great deal of knowledge about the Marine life and beach areas

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank bjejkomo
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our family did the backwater scenic tour and enjoyed it immensely. Justin and Chloe were laid back but very knowledgeable about the wildlife and the ecosystem in general. J and L Kayaking has become a mainstay to our Myrtle Beach vacation over the years because...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank CherryGroveLover
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 4 days ago

I would highly recommend J&L Kayaks - everything was made easy - from the reservation process to enjoying a nice leisurely kayaking trip with my friends - we rented kayaks and did a solo trip (non-guided). I thought the rentals were very reasonably priced for...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank jennybn77
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time on the island tour. The guide was very good . This was the first time that my wife had I had kayaked.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Keith M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say as soon as we got out of car we were greeted by 2 of the nicest guides ever.From the time we did the paperwork to the departure to coming back in to finish our great journey it’s was a 1st class...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank hicksmike56
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 1 week ago

very pleasant, relaxing, appropriate for all skill levels, enjoyed our tour guide Henry and the information he gave us about the wildlife and river, very easy to book and everything went very efficiently and promptly--would definitely do another tour with any group we bring to...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
1  Thank Coper4
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing, had a great time with my friend, awesome staff... very helpful for a first timer and beautiful area.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank brandiann1014
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful expereince. Ren was a great guide. Not only was she did she help us with the kaykaying but she also knew so much about the wildlife. An amazing time

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank dizneyfanDenver
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The backwater tour was great. The route was not difficult and allowed for enjoyment of the environment!

Thank Sara P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the 2.5, salt water marsh tour with our 11 and 13 year old sons. A great time was had by all. I am a believer that these types of outings are made or broken by the guide and our guilds, Henry, was excellent,...More

Thank Claire H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 52 hotels in North Myrtle Beach
Inlet Motel
4 reviews
.32 km away
Hartford Motor Inn
27 reviews
.32 km away
Hyperion Towers
12 reviews
.44 km away
Sea Marsh Towers II
13 reviews
1.01 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Crab Catchers
848 reviews
3.40 km away
Snooky's
455 reviews
2.95 km away
Old South BBQ
457 reviews
2.67 km away
The Shack
702 reviews
2.95 km away
Nearby Attractions
Cherry Grove Beach
639 reviews
2.80 km away
Cherry Grove Pier
469 reviews
1.91 km away
Governor's Lighthouse
25 reviews
3.07 km away
Enchanted Sailing Charters
36 reviews
2.99 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Lynda B
26 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Justin S | Property representative |
Hi Lynda, All of our tours and rentals are conveniently available to book online through our secure website. You can find our website by clicking the website button on our TripAdvisor business info. We do not have any... More
0
Votes
joyce19652014
4 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Justin S | Property representative |
Hi Joyce, Holden Beach is approximately 35-45 minute drive to our tour locations. It is an easy trip down HWY 17 South towards N. Myrtle Beach. We have two locations where our tours launch from. Reservations can be made... More
0
Votes
Angela V
16 March 2017|
Answer
Response from Justin S | Property representative |
Hi, At J & L Kayaking we offer kayak excursions to Waites Island. It's an approx 45 min paddle each direction and 1 to 1 1/2 hrs on the island. We schedule this trip to wrap around low tide so we have current in our favor... More
0
Votes
;