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Address: 83 Center St, Folly Beach, SC 29439
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+1 843-817-7877
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Charleston SUP Safaris has been voted the Best Stand-Up Paddle company in...

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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SUP Safari with 10 Year Old

Guides were clear, helpful and fun. They did a good job helping my 10 year old feel comfortable with the paddle board experience.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 August 2016
berryksosa
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Hanahan, South Carolina
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Hanahan, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Guides were clear, helpful and fun. They did a good job helping my 10 year old feel comfortable with the paddle board experience.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We are both active and were looking for something to do on our vacation to Charleston. Neither of us have been stand up paddle boarding before, but now we're looking at buying a couple of boards! Eric and Dan were great guides, not pushing anyone past their comfort zone but encouraging us and making sure we were safe and having... More 

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Lena, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

My daughter and I enjoy paddle boarding and so we tried this and had a great time. There were dolphins all over and the guides were helpful and informative. We would definitely do it again!

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Thank kgk409
Folly Beach, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Every year when we vacation at Folly we take a tour with SUP. This time we had a couple family members decide they wanted to go last minute. Since the tour was already pretty maxed out, Jon the owner offered to take us out separate since we had 3 kids with our group and he wanted to give them the... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Everyone needs to try this! There were dolphins swimming next to us the whole time! Will definitely do again!

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Lexington, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

So my husband and I are 50ish, not exactly spring chickens but we are finally getting to enjoy trying different activities. On our recent trip to Folly Beach we decided we wanted to try SUP. After a 15 minute introduction to paddling techniques, we plunged in to the Folly River and tried it out. I have to admit I was... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Although I was awkward and challenged, Jon's easy and relaxed style made me [almost] feel like I was out paddling with a friend. The office manager was friendly and welcoming and the customer service from Jon by phone and email were excellent. Highly recommend Chas SUP Safaris for a fun experience at any age. I'm 56, so I certainly recommend... More 

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Rincon, Puerto Rico
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

We had 8 girls do SUP with Charleston SUP Safaris for a bachelorette party. The instructors, Dan & Hailey, were amazing! They were very knowledgeable, patient, and funny. Towards the end of our time, a storm was rolling in. ALL of the Charleston SUP Safari staff came out to get us in as quickly and safely as possible. The owner,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

30mph winds made it initially difficult for all- 2 adults & 2 teens. Guides Dan and John quickly changed course to work with the wind not against. The kids really enjoyed our water break in the estuary seeing & learning about the vast biodiversity. Oh, the killer sunset was sweet as well. It was our 2nd trip w/Charleston SUP.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

My husband and I took the dolphin tour on Saturday and had the best time. Al was our instructor, and a fantastic one at that. Very knowledgable, patient and a great instructor. We got to see some dolphins and learned a lot about the ecosystem....which is actually incredibly interesting. Office staff is fantastic also,I booked with Victoria and she was... More 

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