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Charleston SUP Safaris

83 Center St, Folly Beach, SC 29439
+1 843-817-7877
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Perfect "first time" with the Charleston SUP crew!

We've been curious about paddle boarding for a while, and our trip to Folly Beach seemed like the... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2016
Tyler T
SOOO worth the money

We had originally planned to do the afternoon tour but our guide had an unexpected family emergency... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2016
Lauryn B
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
83 Center St, Folly Beach, SC 29439
+1 843-817-7877

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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 23 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
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Guides were friendly, but the trip was only so-so. First of all it was pretty windy (this did not affect my review of the trip because it is out of their control), so paddling was EXTREMELY difficult and exhausting. The group was HUGE - at...More

Thank Courtney K
Jon O, Owner at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2016

Aloha Courtney, We appreciate your thoughts and would like to respond. Paddleboarding is very subjective to the weather and can be a workout if it's windy! Early morning is generally the best time to go SUPing to avoid the wind, but this isn't always possible....More

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.

Thank berryksosa
Reviewed 31 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...More

Thank Dana C
Reviewed 31 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!

Thank kgk409
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...More

Thank csusound
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