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Charleston SUP Safaris

83 Center St, Folly Beach, SC 29439
+1 843-817-7877
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Paddle board tour

Our Instructor Joel was great with kids very knowledgeable. He towed my daughter for more then... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Alexandria, Virginia
via mobile
Family fun SUP racing on Folly River

A SUP race adventure, well organized, full of camaraderie and fun! Impressive how they were able... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Isle of Palms, South Carolina
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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 Stand-Up Paddleboard eco-safari tours, river and surf lessons, rentals, SUP yoga, fitness, paddleboard sales, and summer camps. Charleston SUP Safaris specializes in large groups, family outings, bachelor or bachelorette parties, corporate team building events, and special occasions. Stop by our newly renovated shop conveniently located at 83 Center St. and our professionally certified guides will get you outfitted with Bounce paddleboards and carbon fiber paddles. So simple, no experience needed, and fun for the whole family. Locally owned with a combined 60 years experience on the water. Our passion and sole focus is paddleboarding. Before your trip, our professional guides conduct proper ground school instruction and in-water paddle training, ensuring safe, fun, and exciting trips. Visit our website to book your SUP Safari.
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“paddle boarding” (53 reviews)
“folly river” (20 reviews)
“our tour guide” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
83 Center St, Folly Beach, SC 29439
+1 843-817-7877
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Our Instructor Joel was great with kids very knowledgeable. He towed my daughter for more then half the trip. And took us to a cove with lots of dolphins. This is great thing to do with your kids. That's why I am giving it 5...More

Thank verbalTea
Jon O, Owner at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Thanks! We are so glad you had a time an awesome time on the water with us! Come back and see us again!

Reviewed 21 March 2017

A SUP race adventure, well organized, full of camaraderie and fun! Impressive how they were able to cater fun for all ability levels, beginner to experienced. They had all equipment available to rent. The awards lunch was delicious and humorous! Highly recommend if you are...More

Thank SIBB1
Jon O, Owner at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

AWESOME! We love hosting the races, such a great way to get the community together in a healthy way, and we raised a lot of money for the local charity Y20! Win Win. Come back out and join us for the next race in October-...More

Reviewed 23 October 2016

My husband and I went to Folly Beach for the first time this week. We decided to try paddle boarding and had a blast with Al! He was very knowledgeable and we enjoyed getting to know Folly's environment. We even saw dolphins on our tour!...More

Thank natalieurban6
Jon O, Owner at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

So glad you had a blast on the water with us! Al is a great guide we love having such a knowledgable and awesome team to work with- come see us again!

Reviewed 20 September 2016

Great instructors and tour guides, we didn't see any dolphins but it was a BEAUTIFUL day and my boyfriend and I really enjoyed the experience. We'd definitely do it again!

Thank Susanna H
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We did a SUP tour one day and surfing lessons another. Both were excellent! Very informative and friendly instructors. I highly recommend this place for your outdoor beach activities in the Folly Beach area.

Thank Elaine H
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We've been curious about paddle boarding for a while, and our trip to Folly Beach seemed like the perfect chance to try it out. Everyone we spoke to recommended Charleston SUP and we couldn't have been in better hands! Eric and Ashley Anne were the...More

Thank Tyler T
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We had originally planned to do the afternoon tour but our guide had an unexpected family emergency and the organization contacted us at 9am to help us reschedule which we really appreciated because that gave us plenty of heads up to reorganize our day. We...More

Thank Lauryn B
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I wasn't really into SUP, but this trip made me think otherwise. Our guide was great, and we were able to explore a lot of the Folly river. Beginners will have no problem on this tour.

Thank Robert Z
Reviewed 17 August 2016

A group of 7 of us girls had a private session for SUP yoga. From the second we walked in, the staff was laid back and welcoming. The instructors were extremely informative and helpful - but more so, they were fun! I'd definitely recommend Charleston...More

Thank aprilkleban
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We were able to book same day beginner's lesson and excursion on the river. We had teens with us who struggled a bit with the current on the river at high tide, but our guide was great! She navigated us into more protected marshes &...More

Thank Mary S
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