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Charleston SUP Safaris

Open today: 09:00 - 17:00

Charleston SUP Safaris
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Charleston SUP Safaris has been voted the Best Stand-Up Paddle company in Charleston for three years. Learn how to paddleboard with the experts on the beautiful Folly River and let us guide you through the local ecosystem and wildlife. We offer...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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83 Center St, Folly Beach, SC 29439
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+1 843-817-7877
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We went on a two hour tour and it was amazing! Our guides were John and Hailey. Both of the guides were fantastic and super friendly. They were also very energetic and made sure that the entire group had a ton of fun. Also Audrey,...More

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Jon O, Owner at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

We are so glad that you enjoyed your tour and experience with us! We think our team here is great and glad you agree- come back and visit again sometime!

Reviewed 27 September 2018

I went on a whim to Charleston by myself for a mini-vacation. I tried to pick different activities that would allow me to see this amazing city in different ways. I had done SUP once before but never really had any formal instruction. The instructor/tour...More

Thank Tara B
FollyStandUpGuy, Manager at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

We're so glad you enjoyed your tour with Hayley- We only hire the best of the best, but those sunsets are something you can't pay for! Thanks for visiting and we hope you'll come back some time!

Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Awesome paddle, beautiful sunset and dolphin spotting (just meters away) all rolled into one! A must do for any visit in this idyllic part of the world. Big thanks to the super instructors for an unforgettable experience!

Thank Mermaid_kelly
FollyStandUpGuy, Manager at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

We're glad we could help you enjoy all Charleston has to offer! Thanks for the review!

Reviewed 10 September 2018

Sunset SUP trip was fantastic. Great, clear instruction and Jon was a fun guide. We saw a couple of dolphins on our tour. Highly recommend!

Thank Maria D
FollyStandUpGuy, Manager at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Glad you enjoyed! Always a highlight to see dolphins, even when the sunset is showing off. Big love!

Reviewed 9 September 2018

Excellet instruction and tour. Had an amazing time. Look forward to our next trip to Folly would definitely do it again.

Thank Robert M
FollyStandUpGuy, Manager at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Every tour is different so we look forward to having you back and showing you something new. Thank you!

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Our guide Eric was awesome. It was our first time on a SUP so he gave us complete 15 min lesson before we got on the water and was very educational on the eco tour. Would definitely recommend this to any wanting to try SUP.

Thank Greg M
FollyStandUpGuy, Manager at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Glad Eric could get you out there and teach you to love SUP as much as we do! Thanks for the review and we hope to see you back sometime.

Reviewed 6 September 2018

Eric and Hailey were the best. Excellent teachers and so knowledgeable about the marine life and everything else about the area. Would highly recommend for anyone who wants to experience Folly Beach in a different way!

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FollyStandUpGuy, Manager at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

We think this is the greatest way to experience Folly Beach and we're glad we could convince you too! Thanks for the review- Eric and Hailey are two of our best and brightest.

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

John and his team taught our girls to SUP paddle, and kayak. They loved it! And they got to experience dolphins while they paddled from Folly Beach to Morris Island! Lucky them. After the first day they slept 12 hours straight and were ready to...More

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FollyStandUpGuy, Manager at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

We had a great time getting your girls out on the water! Hopefully next year we can get them out here all week long and really tire them out. Thank you so much and we will see you next summer!!

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

What an awesome time paddle boarding with Charleston SUP Safaris. They brought expertise and humor while still maintaining safety. There were two young boys on the trip and Ashley Ann and Phil were very patient with them, even having to tow one of them. I...More

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Jon O, Owner at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

We are so glad you had a great time and can appreciate how awesome our guides are as much as we do! Hope to see you back sometime.

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Had a great time at Charleston SUP Safaris! The tour team was excited about their job and that really set the tone for the entire experience. They also gave excellent instructions beforehand, which made the process SO much easier for those of us who were...More

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Jon O, Owner at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Hi iggrullon! Thanks so much for your kind words - we are so glad you had such a great time with us and hope to see you back out here again soon!

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