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Tidalwave Watersports

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Address: 69 41st Ave, Isle of Palms, SC
Phone Number: 8438868456
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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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When traveling to the area, this should be one of your first stops. Great experience and advice, but better people and service. Got the chance to meet Mark and Michael, both were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

When traveling to the area, this should be one of your first stops. Great experience and advice, but better people and service. Got the chance to meet Mark and Michael, both were enthusiasic and passionate with everyone they interacted with. Thanks again guys! Michael and Kristin from Ohio

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Even though I had to practically drag my sister to do this we had the best time....it was so much fun and even though she lives there she never had the experience and can't wait to do it again

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Belmar, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went to Tidalwave water sports with our kids and rented the waverunners for an hour and it was worth EVERY PENNY. Everyone was super nice and friendly from start to finish. In particular, our guide Devon I cannot say enough great things about. Our daughter is a little more anxious about the extreme sports so he took her on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Convenient location, very friendly service, and excellent facilities with newish jet skis that are very powerful. I did the safari tour and overall an incredible hour and half experience. They take you to a wildlife refuge and it is a gorgeous beach.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

A group of my girlfriends and I were on IOP for a long beach weekend. We rented a boat w/captain for an evening cruise. It was amazing! The staff was happy and engaging. The boat and captain were ready for us before we got there. It was great to just show up with a cooler, hop on the boat, have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

10 out of 10!! Tidalwave exceeded expectations and we'll be back for some more fun next time! My fiancé and I took a parasailing trip this past Saturday and had a blast! Tidalwave takes care of everything for you once you arrive. Literally, the only thing you need to bring is a cooler! The staff is very friendly and dedicated... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

Had a reservation for parasailing and there was bad weather in forecast so I called the day before to confirm the reservation, and was told that things were still a go and that I would be called by 9:30am on the day of the (11am) reservation if anything changed. I received no phone call, traveled 45 minutes to the company... More 

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TidalwaveWatersports, Owner at Tidalwave Watersports, responded to this review

Auai10, We are sorry for your inconvenience. However we do not apologize for canceling the trip. Safety is our first concern!!! When you called the day before the weather was still good. Both parties were aware that Tropical storm ANA could head our way. When it did over night we called ALL of our customers at 8 am. As we... More 

Dayton, Ohio
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

Came to charleston for vacation and decided to try parasailing for first time. Very fun! It was not scary at all and was actually very quiet and scenic once up in the air. The boat ride over was actually the most thrilling part. Our guides were very friendly and knowledgable about the history of charleston as well as the ecosystem.... More 

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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

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 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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