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Charleston SUP Safaris

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Charleston SUP Safaris
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“big john”(8 reviews)
“folly river”(21 reviews)
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
83 Center St, Folly Beach, SC 29439
+1 843-817-7877
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!

Thank smr63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Cosmopolitan402052
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank jallenrn23
Jon O, Owner at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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

Thank iggrullon
Jon O, Owner at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My relatives were visiting this weekend. I wanted to take them to do something fun on the water. We elected to take a paddle boarding Dolphin tour. We come in all shapes , sizes, ability and ages. From 8 to 60. We couldn't have picked...More

Thank juliedragnett
Jon O, Owner at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey Julie! Thanks so much, we are so glad you brought your relatives in to have a great time on our dolphin safari tour! We had a blast with your entire family and hope you come back sometime soon!

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This was a great experience. The presafari instruction was en pointe for the waters. We had dolphin swimming next to us on the way out and brown shrimp jumping over our boards as we rested. Eric and Al were so patient.

Thank Bjhoffman
Jon O, Owner at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey Bjhoffman! Thanks so much, we are so glad you enjoyed touring the waters with Eric and Al! We hope you guys come back sometime soon to paddle with us!

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