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Address: 69 41st Ave, Isle of Palms, SC
Phone Number: 8438868456
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Description: Tidalwave Watersports is one of the world’s best parasailing and...
Tidalwave Watersports is one of the world’s best parasailing and watersports companies. Located on both the Isle of Palms and Charleston, South Carolina, Tidalwave Watersports offers parasailing, waverunner rentals, safari tours, banana boat rides, wakeboarding, waterskiing, tubing, harbor cruises, as well as custom charters. Whether you are an advanced watersports enthusiast or just a novice, our USCG Captains and certified guides can assure you that you will have a great on water experience. Tidalwave Watersports is open 7 days a week during the summer and by appointment during the off season. Please visit our website for more details and pricing.
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Awesome Wave Runner Safari with Teens

This is the second time we have done the wave runner Safari with Tidal Wave and it's been consistently great! The 16 year-olds were able to drive their own but the 13 year-olds... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
FLopez07871
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Sparta, New Jersey
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Sparta, New Jersey
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

This is the second time we have done the wave runner Safari with Tidal Wave and it's been consistently great! The 16 year-olds were able to drive their own but the 13 year-olds had to drive with one of the adults on the back. Rowan was our guide and he made sure everyone was safe and had a good time,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 NEW via mobile

Thee best place to visit for fun and complete awesomeness!!! Ginger is absolutely amazing; she made sure we found the place safely and understood everything when I called. The guys were wonderful, thoroughly explained what to do on the jet ski and how to keep you and everyone out on the water with you safe. AWESOMENESS!!!! THANKS GUYS! 😉😁

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Mike and the guys put on a good show. We took the jet aki safari tour. Fun for all ages...11-42! Very accommodating staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My family and I stayed at the Wild Dunes Resort for 3 days and on our last day stopped by the Tidal Wave Water Sports Dock and asked about their jet skiing. We were happily surprised when they said they had openings for the afternoon for the Safari Adventure. It was one of our favorite parts of the whole trip... More 

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Charleston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

my daughter and i just dropped in and they accommodated us for a fun wave runner experience without reservations. while i guess reservations are good i was very pleased with how they both took care of us. Robert and Robin Adams

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Donnie, our guide, took us on a nice tour through some canals. Then let us tool around for a while to get used to the machines, then continued on to a nice beach. Chilled for a while, and blasted back to the dock. Nice machines, just a good way to get out on the water and have some fun. Will... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

Came down to Isle of Palms for a girls weekend and found Tidal-wave Water Sports on TripAdvisor. I don't often post on TA unless it's something really worthy of a comment. We did the Safari Jet Ski tour. Conner gave us a great tour. The water was like glass we saw plenty of wildlife including several dolphin and zipping through... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We had a horrible experience with the guided Jet Ski tour. The water was rough which is understandable and out of their control but the tour guide was only concerned about making it back in good time. It was incredibly dangerous and in order to keep up with the tour guide my husband had to go incredibly too fast for... More 

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TidalwaveWatersports, Owner at Tidalwave Watersports, responded to this review

Gloria, I would like to begin by saying we at Tidalwave are sorry that your experience was not what you had wanted. The Safari tour that you went on is advertised as a "HI-Speed" tour. We do not hide that fact and actually make sure that everyone is fully aware.of it. Especially when we have smaller children or seniors. We... More 

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Took our young guests for a banana boat ride today. Turned out the adults screamed and laughed at least as much as the kids. Really great fun. (I think now I have a slightly better understanding of what it's like to ride a bronco!) Got close to dolphins to boot. The staff there, Ginger and Abbi, were accommodating, friendly, helpful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The jetski safari was a blast! The staff was super knowledgeable, laid back and fun. The tour itself was incredible as we drove out to beauitful Bull Island and had time to explore and collect shells. We drove through a lot of channels and spotted a few dolphins along the way! I would highly recommend this activty as a "must-do"... More 

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