3 Hours • All Ages
Charleston SUP Safaris has been voted the Best Stand-Up Paddle company in Charleston for three years running, and has been internationally recognized as a leader in the industry. We are Charleston's original paddleboard company, leading over 3,000 paddlers through Folly Beach's waterways over the past 7 years.
Learn how to paddleboard with the experts on the beautiful Folly River and let us guide you through the salt marsh ecosystem searching for local wildlife. We offer stand-up paddleboard eco-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 shop, conveniently located at 83 Center St. and our professionally certified guides will get you outfitted with Boardworks paddleboards and carbon fiber paddles.
Our passion and sole focus is paddleboarding. Before your trip, our Lifeguard certified guides conduct proper ground school instruction and in-water paddle training, ensuring safe, fun, and exciting trips. Whether you’re looking for an invigorating flat water paddle through our estuaries or are interested in catching ocean waves, we love the water and want to share “The Stoke” with our customers.ﾠ Come check us out!ﾠ Everybody’s learning how with the paddleboard experts- Charleston SUP Safaris.
Adults 13+ - $300.00 + tax
Ages 13 and older
Children 1-12 - $300.00 + tax
Ages 12 or under
Summer Camp Safari
- We will safely teach effective paddling and timing techniques on 5th block Folly Beach for SUP surfing. Instructors cover SUP ground school and in-water paddling techniques while paddling the flatwater on the Folly River adjacent to our shop. Additional techniques are introduced throughout the week, including wind, ocean, and river conditions, water safety, and SUP etiquette. All participants must meet the 10-16 year old age requirement. All participants must be able to swim. All our instructors are Lifeguard and CPR/First Aid certified. We maintain a 5:1 ratio for students to instructor. All instructors have educational experience in Marine Science and Ecology of the Lowcountry.
What to Bring
- flip flops or water shoes (required), water bottle, sunblock, swim suit