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Charleston SUP Safaris

Folly Beach, SC, USA
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About Charleston SUP Safaris
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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Jenna K wrote a review 19 Sep
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This was a time! My girlfriends and I scheduled a morning dolphin safari with Charleston SUP Safaris just to have some active experiences on our girls trip. So glad we did! We loved it! (Granted, we did get lucky with beautiful weather, too.) The staff are very friendly, and our guide, Doug, was so fun! We paddled 2 miles up and down Folly River. The scenery was beautiful and we got to see two dolphins! I would do this again!
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Michelle H wrote a review 9 Sep
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We enjoyed learning about the low country ecosystem, the "local" dolphins and their feeding habits, and numerous birds. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and a great teacher. I strongly recommend this outdoor learning adventure for your entire family! Remember it is all about the FUN FACTOR!!
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Date of experience: September 2021
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Marissa Nicole wrote a review Aug 2021
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From the moment we arrived at SUP we were greeted and felt welcomed! As first timers we were not sure if we would even be able to paddle board. With the help from our awesome guide Big Jon and his sidekick Doug we had a blast. We all managed to be able to stand up at one point or another and even got to see some sharks! It was a great experience for me to take my two children on. Thank you all for the memories!
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Date of experience: August 2021
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Richard M wrote a review Aug 2021
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My husband and I tried paddleboarding for the very first time in Charleston. I was nervous, but J.D. gave a good lesson before we started. It was easier to get up than I thought it would be. J.D. was very knowledgeable about the area and entertained us with stories and facts while we paddled down the river. About halfway through, we stopped and had our waters that J.D. carried for us. We had a ton of dolphin sightings, and they came up really close to us. So neat! Excellent tour even for newbies.
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Date of experience: August 2021
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Trevor C wrote a review Aug 2021
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Last minute sign-up. 5 young adults all wanted to give paddleboarding a try. GREAT experience. They absolutely loved it and the team was terrific.
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Date of experience: August 2021
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Response from BigJon843, Owner at Charleston SUP Safaris
Responded 12 Aug 2021
Aloha, Thanks for the great review and yes we love taking everyone out on the water and sharing the dolphins with y'all. The whole team is stoked on SUPing!
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