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Charleston SUP Safaris

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Address: 83 Center St, Folly Beach, SC 29439
Phone Number: 843 817 7877
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Description: 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 two years running.  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 Boardworks 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.
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Great Experience Super Friendly staff

My son and I recently took a stand up paddle board tour and we had a great time. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Greenville, South Carolina
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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

My son and I recently took a stand up paddle board tour and we had a great time. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable.

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We have been paddling in many places and areas. We could have easily rented boards but am so glad we did not. We took THE LIGHTHOUSE TOUR with this company and it was by far one of our greatest ventures. The ocean was beautiful, had a great scenic view, saw lighthouse, many dolphins swimming alongside of us and even got... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Whether you are an experienced paddle boarder or you are a beginner, this experience was one of the most memorable ones we had in Folly Beach. My husband, two friends, and myself booked a sunset tour on a whim. None of us had ever paddle boarded and were surprised at how well we all picked it up. Our tour guide,... More 

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Folly Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My whole family had a great time on the paddle board tour. Even my 6 year old who just sat on my board is already asking to go again. My 8 year old did great as well, but with a little help from the guide pulling her with his board. Going to try and squeeze in another safari before we... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Phillip and Sarah were great guides for our family tour today. The were both knowledgeable and patient with our beginner crowd. Can't wait to come back for another adventure!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Decided to try paddle boarding while on vacation this year. None of our group had ever done it before and were a little nervous before hand. Immediately our guides put us at ease. Sara, Dan, and Tom were not only funny but did a great job of encouraging us newbies. When we took our water break we got a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We had a great time and experience last year! It was our first time but the instructors made us feel comfortable and made the experience fun. We are headed back to Folly in one week and have it on our list to do SUP again and take the whole group. We are excited about having a great time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

My wife and I have been wanting to SUP for awhile now. She booked us a dolphin your here and we had a blast. Fun instructors, saw the dolphins and learned a bit about the Eco system. All around great time and at a great price.

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Richmond
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Our family had a great time with SUP safaris, we had both experienced paddle borders and novices and everyone had a great time. My wife even got to paddle alongside several Dolphins. Our instructor did a great job keeping us safe and making it fun as well as providing some excellence ecological insight. special thanks to Jude for getting us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Very easy to do. Neither my wife nor I fell off. The instructor was very helpful and made it easy. We saw dolphins and she answered all our questions!

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