About

Beaufort Lands End Tours & Irene Goodnight

Irene's Grand Daughter with the kayaks

About the Company:

Beaufort Lands End Tours & Kayak Rentals was founded in 2011 by Irene Goodnight and friends with the goal of providing family friendly, affordable kayak rentals and guided kayak tours to residents and visitors of all ages. The team at Beaufort Lands End Tours makes kayaking accessible to as many people as possible by doing all the heavy lifting, so you and your family and friends can enjoy a variety of high quality, nature based and historical tours on the waters of the South Carolina low country. Along with guided Kayak tours, Beaufort Lands End Tours offers hourly and weekend rentals of Kayaks and bicycles. Boat tours, Sailing, Fishing Guides and Fishing Camps are also available upon request. Tours depart from our convenient Downtown Beaufort Marina located in the Historic District and adjacent to the Waterfront Park and pristine Hunting Island State Park located 20 minutes from Downtown Beaufort.

About the Founder:

Irene Goodnight is a grandmother, poet, musician, songwriter, kayaker and lover of all things water and nature. Growing up in Beaufort SC, Irene spent her childhood swinging from oak trees, crabbing, fishing and swimming amongst the docks. Along with running a successful Kayak business, Irene is an accomplished independent singer/songwriter and sang on the movie “Forrest Gump” and even toured as Jenny. Irene’s love of theatre, is only surpassed by her passion for the environment and the water. She’s spent a lifetime swimming, boogie boarding, windsailing, sailing, kayaking, skiing, and the exploring camp sites and remote islands of Beaufort, SC. Irene teaches environmental awareness through song, and believes in preserving the forests and waterways for future generations.