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Charleston Paddleboard Company

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Charleston Paddleboard Company is Charleston's Top Rated standup paddleboard and kayak service. We provide top quality tour and rental needs. Our tours are guided by only the most informative, local, and enthusiastic individuals Charleston has to...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
8 Center St, Charleston, SC 29439
+1 843-452-4833
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Reviewed August 17, 2018

It takes a lot for me to feel the need to write a critical review. Maybe it's just 'growing pains' for a company that's become quickly popular but, in my opinion, this company needs to work on clarifying and streamlining their booking system and communication...More

Thank Sandra B
kylebusey, Owner at Charleston Paddleboard Company, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Thank you for your opinion. We have tried deposits. They don't work and scare customers away. We have tried over 3 booking systems. Each one just complicated the bookings and caused confusion with customers so we discontinued. Through many years of experience and gathering opinions...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed our time paddleboarding at Folly River! It was our first time paddleboarding and Kyle did a great job teaching us and giving us pointers on how to make the most of our experience. We paddleboarded for about 2 hours....More

Thank Bethany G
kylebusey, Owner at Charleston Paddleboard Company, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

I'm sorry for the delay. During our peak season it is tough to upload all pics in a timely fashion. Daily we don't get home until 1030 some nights making editing, and posting pics a tough task. We never provide an exact time of completion...More

Reviewed June 19, 2018

Kyle and his team were AWESOME. So fun and professional. I have paddle boarded before but my girlfriends have not, but they made everyone comfortable and it was one of the top highlights of my bachelorette weekend in Charleston. A must for anyone looking for...More

Thank Kristin P
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

My son and I had a blast paddle boarding which was our first time. I would like to thank Kyle and his wife for making me feel comfortable on the water. You all were a joy to talk to and very professional. Also thanks for...More

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kylebusey, Owner at Charleston Paddleboard Company, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Thanks momma bear!:) yall were a pleasure to take out and so accomadating to our schedule. Im so glad yall got to experience the "real" Charleston with us. Congrats on your anniversary and I better see Rickey in the NBA!

Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

They gave me a broken surf board. Then they expected me to buy them a new one. Even after I told them that it was already broken. So then I had to spend 100$ for them to buy a new one.

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Reviewed April 3, 2018

We got a surf lesson and had such a great experience with Kyle that we added on a kayak excursion. Kyle is an experienced surf instructor and my teenage son related very well with him. He kept us updated by texts on weather conditions and...More

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Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

I came to Charleston this weekend and was hesitant to do anything, as this was my first time being alone in a big city. I went out on a limb and decided to go paddleboarding and was glad I did. Kyle did a fantastic job,...More

Thank Stephen M
kylebusey, Owner at Charleston Paddleboard Company, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2017

Thanks Stephen! It was my pleasure. I’m so glad you had time away from your busy schedule to come paddle with us! Maybe next time you come to Charleston for fun and not so much work:) hope your interviews went well and hope you and...More

Reviewed December 2, 2017

We booked this company to have some fun over the thanksgiving weekend based on the positive reviews. However, after promptly taking our money they did nothing but fob us off wasting the precious time we had in Charlesdon together. They were almost impossible to contact,...More

Thank Rachel A
kylebusey, Owner at Charleston Paddleboard Company, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2017

With all do respect we have not become the top rated paddle tour company in Charleston by treating customers they way you have described. While I always encourage customers to avoid using a third party (viator) due to confusion. When you filled out your form...More

Reviewed October 19, 2017

Our guide, Kyle, was terrific at teaching us how to paddleboard. The view of the area and the sunset, as well as a the serenity of being on the water was breathtaking. I highly recommend this for anyone who likes a little adventure. It was...More

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Reviewed September 21, 2017

From the wonder of paddling alongside dolphins in the Folly River, to the historical narrative given by our fabulous guide, we couldn't have been happier with this AMAZING journey! Thanks Kyle and Conor!

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kylebusey, Owner at Charleston Paddleboard Company, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017

Thank you so much for the kind words! Every tour we aim to provide the best experience, even if our dolphin friends decide not to show up:). We are so glad you experience was memorable and look forward to seeing y'all again!

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