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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 time in the water

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... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Richmond
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Richmond
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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Shelbyville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

My granddaughters and i paddle boarded for the 1st time. I was petrified being on the water,but our guide Sarah was great at getting me to relax. She stayed close! This was the funnest thing we did on this years trip to Folly. We will definitely do this again next year.. Maybe next year i won't have to pull my... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Sara and Weatherly did a fantastic job of keeping our somewhat large group together. For most, this was a first-time experience. I have done paddle boarding before, however, this was the first time I was educated on the ecosystem. Both ladies were very informative. I also liked the convenience of being able to book everything on-line.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

They know their stuff and want to help you get what you need. Awesome flexibility, laid back atmosphere, amazing experience.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The team at Charleston SUP Safaris were fabulous to work with from the booking process to checking out at the end! We had a group of sixteen that was handled with fun, professionalism, and patience! Thanks ya'll for a great sunset paddle!

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Elkton, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Spent a great 2 hours on the water with our guide McKenna (sp?), definitely could have just rented a board and gone on my own - but the tour was well worth it. McKenna did a great job working with the beginners on the tour and had every one up and going in no time. Saw many birds in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My family and I did the SUP safari tour last week, and had an excellent time. None of us had ever been on a paddle board before, but after we went over the instructions and had a couple minutes to get a feel for everything, we had a great time. I would definitely recommend SUP for anyone in the Folly... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My daughter and I took the guided twilight tour on a recent beautiful Friday night Matt, the new owner of this business ran this tour himself. He arrived at the location a bit frazzled hustling all the equipment (boards, lights, life vests etc) off his truck for the 4 padllers and himself. He gave a quick on land lesson and... More 

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FollySUP, Manager at Charleston SUP Safaris, responded to this review

Hi, We're so happy you were able to get on the water last weekend! Unfortunately I don't think you went with us. Our owner is Jon, and we don't have a Matt on staff. All our gear is also kept on location so there's no transport from the shop via truck. Maybe you went with another outfit from the beach... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Great instructors and guides - great fun, great exercise, and a great time for entire family - ages 8 to 40.

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Additional Information about Charleston SUP Safaris

Address: Address: 83 Center St, Folly Beach, SC 29439
Phone Number: 843 817 7877
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Folly Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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