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Address: 69 41st Ave, Isle of Palms, SC
Phone Number: 8438868456
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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 parasailing

Went back again for the 2nd time in 2 years. My teenage girls went by themselves this time and had a blast. The operators always do a great job of educating everyone about what... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 8, 2015
TheRodgers2015
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Greenville, South Carolina
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Greenville, South Carolina
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Went back again for the 2nd time in 2 years. My teenage girls went by themselves this time and had a blast. The operators always do a great job of educating everyone about what they will be doing and ensure that you feel safe. They are very conscience about the weather and concerns you have. Great value.

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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99 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Living in Charleston for 14 years and this is the first time I've done a jet ski tour. The 2-hour tour (because we all know what happens on a 3-hour tour) with Tidalwave was perfect. The right amount of time to get a good amount of time on the jet skis, some free time partway through the trip, and a... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I took my husband there on his birthday Sept 19 along with our kids. We had a blast parasailing and jetsking. This was our first time doing any of these sports. The staff and the owner are fabulous people. The two guys who took us out parasailing were awesome. I fell off the jetski twice( thank God for the the... More 

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Thank Linda W
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

Was pretty basic, I rented a jet ski for an hour. They take you out to a specific area to ride. You spend 20 mins of the hour letting the jet ski idle to and from the dock. Not really worth the money. Would recommend the parasailing instead.

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Thank Kevin M
Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

We had a wonderful time boating with Captain Will and Dan this morning!! My daughter is disabled, and they both took special care to be sure she felt safe and comfortable. They even got her out on the tube for an experience of her lifetime. They were both so patient and encouraging while teaching my son new water sports. Dan... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

Great time jet skiing thru the marshes and intercostal. Excellent equipment, experienced guide and lots of fun. Even my wife enjoyed it and she is not a water person only regret it was low tide which limited where we could go. Will do it again.

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Thank Thomas S
Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I did the jet ski safari tour and it was a great time. Our tour guide was great and everything was run with safety in mind. This was only my second time ever on a jet ski. The last time was over 10 years ago and was not a full throttle ride. That didn't really matter, it... More 

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Thank TravelReviewer32
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Between my family and friends, we've been multiple times during our week long vacation. The team is great and everyone is there to make sure you have a great time. We have done the safari jet ski rental and parasailing, both were fantastic. I highly recommend checking his place out, you will not be disappointed. Everyone we encountered helped make... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

It was just awesome! Why did I wait so long! Very nice guys that drove the boat and instructed us! I would do this again right now if I could!! They were well organized and safety was foremost!!

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Thank Louise A
North Carolina
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24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

My husband and son went parasailing. They had a wonderful experience. The crew was experienced, very helpful and extremely nice. They offered free bottled water. The place is very busy so book early. My only complaint is that I would have loved to have had an observation seat on the boat so I could go along and take pictures. Unfortunately,... More 

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