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Charleston SUP Safaris

83 Center St, Folly Beach, SC 29439
+1 843-817-7877
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Our Experience with SUP was wonderful from start to finish. Everyone associated with SUP was kind... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
edward264
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Dayton, Ohio
Well organized, awesome fun!

From my first phone call which was for information only, I was impressed. I wanted to take my 12... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Sandra B
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Charleston, 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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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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83 Center St, Folly Beach, SC 29439
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Our Experience with SUP was wonderful from start to finish. Everyone associated with SUP was kind and professional. Our guides, Eric and Al were informative and provided simple, easy instruction. We had our 8 year old daughter with us and she had a blast. We...More

Thank edward264
FollyStandUpGuy, Owner at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Aloha Edward, Thank you for such a great review! We are so glad y'all were able to come out SUPing with us and hope to see you again!

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

From my first phone call which was for information only, I was impressed. I wanted to take my 12 year old grandson for a lesson. Instead, Ashley Ann recommended the 2 hour morning dolphin tour, explaining it included some instruction on land for about 20...More

Thank Sandra B
FollyStandUpGuy, Owner at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Aloha Sandra, Thank you for such a great review. We loved having y'all out on the water with us. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Went for a paddle board yoga class with friends and instructor Ashley ann. We had so much fun and what a great place this was to do it! I can't say enough good things about this place from the friendly people to the great class...More

Thank Jenna V
Jon O, Owner at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thank you so much for such a great review! We were so happy that you came out to do SUP yoga with us. We always want to make sure our customers are well taken care of. We hope you come back soon to SUP on...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017

In a day that had frequent rainstorms, the staff at SUP Safaris asked to change our schedule in order to have the best weather possible. It paid off as the tour was beautiful, despite the cloudy day. Our tour guide, Al, was a great instructor...More

Thank johnpw09
Jon O, Owner at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thank you so much for such an awesome review! We were glad we could fit y'all into that little window of good weather. We hope you come back to SUP with us again!

Reviewed 29 June 2017

My boyfriend and I went for an afternoon (2:30 p.m.) paddle and we both thought it was one of our trip's highlights. Our paddle boarding was unfortunately cut short due to the sight of lightning and an incoming storm. I appreciate that Al and Eric...More

Thank Aron347
Jon O, Owner at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Hey there! We are so glad you all had fun on your tour. It was unfortunate that the weather didn't permit you to finish your full tour. We do put a lot of importance to customer safety. Hope y'all will come back for a full...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

The guide was great, had a lot of fun facts about the area and was very safety convinces. and the dolphins were very close, just a few feet away from the board.

Thank Bill S
FollyStandUpGuy, Manager at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Awesome! I am glad you had a good time on the water with us!

Reviewed 16 May 2017

Our guide was super friendly and educational! A dolphin was 2 feet away from my paddle board and it was an amazing experience!

Thank mhamel22
Jon O, Owner at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

That's awesome! We are stoked you had a great time on the water with us!

Reviewed 2 May 2017

The SUP safari was absolutely amazing. Eric, our guide, was incredible knowledgeable about the animals in the area and was funny as well. I would do this again (and again and again). If you are ever in the Charleston/Folly Beach area, this is a MUST!

Thank Whodges13
Jon O, Owner at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Thanks so much! We hope to get you back on the water again with us

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I've never done SUP but this was really fun got to see dolphins our tour guide was great, very friendly and very knowledgeable.

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

Thanks Caleb, we are so glad you had a great time on the water with us!

Reviewed 17 April 2017

My tween daughter and a friend went on two paddle board tours. They had never gone paddle boarding before. They loved it! They especially liked seeing the dolphins and jumping in the water. The tour guide was excellent.

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

Thanks Maureen! We are so glad y'all had a blast, come back and see us again!

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