kayak-paddlefestKayakfest, a festival of free sea kayaking clinics, tours, and demonstrations will be held Saturday April 28th. The festival will be held on Broad Creek at the Old Oyster Factory Restaurant, on Marshland Road, Hilton Head. The Kayakfest will be from 11 AM to 2 PM.


If you have been considering trying the sport of sea kayaking, the Kayakfest will offer the perfect venue. Kayakfest is a free; fun filled family day of sea kayaking. Throughout the day free clinics, instruction, kayak trials, and seminars will be offered. Certified guides from Outside Hilton Head and several national kayak professionals will conduct the programs.


The free kayak trials will commence at 11 AM. Every hour on the hour an Introduction to Kayaking Clinic will be offered. Followed by a Kayak Equipment Seminar.


Sea kayaking has been an activity in the Lowcountry waters back to the days when the sole residents of the area were Native American Indians. The sport has blossomed as a means to explore the areas vast marshlands and tidal waters. Sea kayaks are a very stable, fun, and safe recreational craft.


Outside Hilton Head is a Hilton Head Island based outfitter established in 1979. The company has a national reputation as a leader in the paddlesport industry. Outside Hilton Head offers a comprehensive of nature based activities in addition to ream & leadership development, destination management, and is a specialty outdoor retailer.


For further information on Kayakfest contact Outside Hilton Head at 686-6996 or long distance at 1-800-686-6996. Or visit www.outsidehiltonhead.com