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Charleston SUP Safaris

83 Center St, Folly Beach, SC 29439
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Paddleboarding Tour

The tour was great! Powers was our tour guide on his first tour he had ever done. He was very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cardewtom
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Lebanon, New Hampshire
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Fun, peaceful and educational

My friend and I did a morning SUP tour with Eric on the folly river and we really enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
amyanderlonis
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Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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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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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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83 Center St, Folly Beach, SC 29439
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was great! Powers was our tour guide on his first tour he had ever done. He was very informative, fun and chill! We saw dolphins and really enjoyed it. I highly recommend it to anyone visiting Charleston!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I did a morning SUP tour with Eric on the folly river and we really enjoyed ourselves. It was a great way to be with nature and get some exercise but also learn about your surroundings. Eric is extremely knowledgeable about the...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Even though it was cold and windy my group had a great time doing SUP! Mahalo for taking me out on the water :)

Thank Colleen K
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Jon O, Owner at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Aloha Colleen, Thanks again for being a great group and enjoying getting wet on the Folly River with SUP Safaris.

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Had such a blast my first time stand-up paddle boarding. Jon made it easy to learn, we had great equipment and he’s just fun to hang out with! Plan to go back with my sweetie and try it again! Lots of beautiful birds also, which...More

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Jon O, Owner at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Aloha Victoria, Thanks for being a great paddler with us and we look forward to taking y'all out on the water again on your next visit. Jon

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Fun event to raise money for a local charity. The event encouraged costumes and included a fun "after party" / social get together. Looking forward to next years event!

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Went with my husband and my dad for a morning dolphin tour. Our guide was great and made us all feel confident on our boards. Would highly recommend. 10/10!

Thank Sarah C
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FollyStandUpGuy, Manager at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Aloha Sarah We are so glad you had a great time! We hope to see you SUPing on the water again!

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Having no experience kayaking, or canoeing, paddle boarding was very fun and easy. Eric was our tour guide, and he was very helpful and made it easy to understand how to paddle. While paddling, I fell a little behind, but Eric constantly was checking on...More

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FollyStandUpGuy, Owner at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Aloha! We are so glad that you had such a great time out on the water with us! We strive to make our tours enjoyable to paddle boarders of all levels. We would love to have you come out with us again- hope to see...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

My wife and I stopped by Monday morning for the 2 hour SUP tour - had an awesome time! Since it was just the two of us, and we had some SUP experience, our guide was able to give us technique tips, as well as...More

Thank Douglas E
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FollyStandUpGuy, Owner at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Aloha Douglas! Thank you for the great review! We are so glad you came out to SUP with us and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

I was given a gift certificate for a private lesson. Truly, the best gift ever! I received thorough instructions prior to getting on the water. Once on the water it took me a while to relax, but Jon patiently worked with me until I was...More

Thank McCMargaret
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FollyStandUpGuy, Owner at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Aloha! Thank you for the great review. We love it when our customers are having fun and we are glad you enjoyed your lesson. We look forward to seeing you out on the water again!

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

My best friends and I were in Folly Beach for a bachelorette weekend, and this was one of the number one activities on our list. When I was searching for SUP companies to book with, SUP Safari came with rave reviews and absolutely did not...More

Thank Jackie K
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FollyStandUpGuy, Owner at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Aloha Jackie, We are so glad that you chose to come SUPing with us. We love taking people out on the water and love teaching people about our beautiful Folly river. Thanks for the great review y'all. We hope to see you again soon!

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