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Morning, Noon & Sunset Paddleboard Tours

Folly Beach, United States

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Experience hosted by Jon

2 hours
Includes equipment
Up to 6 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

This two-hour introductory paddle on the Edge of America is designed to help you learn the basics of stand-up paddle boarding on the Folly River. Our Morning Dolphin Safari provides you with calmer winds & cooler temperatures, for the guests who want to enjoy a nice tour before our hot summer weather breaks in for the day. You start your tour off with the basics on how to paddle from your guide, and you’ll be paddling confidently in no time. Our guides are Lifeguard Certified trained, so you can be well assured that our guides are able to handle anything! A group photo is taken at the end of the tour, which will be posted on our social media pages so that you can keep something to remember this fun day on the river!

Join us as we explore alongside the numerous beautiful native birds and bottlenose dolphins. This tour goes with the flow, following the tides and wind direction for a great beginners’ paddle. Don't have any gear? No worries! All you need is waterproof shoes, sunscreen, and reusable water bottle! We do offer a full retail shop in our office where you can be hooked up with the best gear, and stop by the bathroom before heading out on the water.
Other things to note
Our office is Charleston SUP Safaris at 83 Center St Folly Beach, SC 29439 and our office number is 843 817 7877. We're the SUP company with all amenities including a restroom and changing room on Folly Beach.
This two-hour introductory paddle on the Edge of America is designed to help you learn the basics of stand-up paddle boarding on the Folly River. Our Morning Dolphin Safari provides you with calmer winds & cooler temperatures, for the guests who want to enjoy a nice tour before our hot summer weather breaks in for the day. You start your tour off with the basics on how to paddle from your guide, and you’ll be paddling confidently in no time. Our…

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What's included

  • Equipment
    Paddleboards, paddles
    PFDs
    Water station bring your own bottle
From $55
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Jon

Host on Airbnb since 2018
  • 23 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Born on the beautiful island of Oahu, Hawaii, where the Stand Up Paddle Boarding originated, Jon moved to Charleston as a young boy, he grew up playing on Folly Beach, Big Jon has been on the water his entire life. He has taught paddle boarding, kayaking, and surfing in New Zealand, guided fishing trips and sailed a trimaran around Fiji, and worked with students of all ages and many nationalities around the world. Now back on Folly Beach, Jon founded Charleston SUP Safaris in 2010 to share his knowledge and passion for the local waterways. Come find out what it's all about from a seasoned veteran and one of Folly's finest!
Born on the beautiful island of Oahu, Hawaii, where the Stand Up Paddle Boarding originated, Jon moved to Charleston as a young boy, he grew up playing on Folly Beach, Big Jon has been on the water his entire life. He has taught paddle boarding, kayaking, and surfing in New Zealand, guided fishing trips and sailed a trimaran around Fiji, and worked with students of all ages and many nationalities around the world. Now back on Folly Beach, Jon founded Charleston SUP Safaris in 2010 to share his…
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Where you'll be

The tour takes you all along the Folly River and its surrounding creeks and marshes to give you a chance to see some of the beautiful views and wildlife.

Rated 4.87 out of 5 from 23 reviews.

Carol
October 2019
What a great awesome time! I love paddleboarding anyways, so I truly valued the opportunity to spend some peaceful time in the morning, on the water, with such lovely and friendly company
Kara
September 2019
We signed up for the morning paddle and had a wonderful time. The river is beautiful and our guide was so passionate. We had a great time out on the water and were made to feel like we could fall and get back up and fun the whole time. It was a great time, we even got to see a dolphin. Can’t say enough!!
We signed up for the morning paddle and had a wonderful time. The river is beautiful and our guide was so passionate. We had a great time out on the water and were made to feel lik…
Stephanie
September 2019
My boyfriend and I did the sunset paddleboarding. The weather was gorgeous and the water nice and warm. It was our first time paddleboarding and although it was a little shaky at first, we all got the hang of it quickly and had a great time. The dolphins came out to play too! It was an amazing experience, and a good workout!
My boyfriend and I did the sunset paddleboarding. The weather was gorgeous and the water nice and warm. It was our first time paddleboarding and although it was a little shaky at f…
Erika
August 2019
It was a very fun/pretty experience, and we felt safe the entire time(& I'm cautious around water features). Definitely something to try if you want to learn more about marshy ecosystems and not skip arm day while on vacation!
Stephanie + Kyle
July 2019
Such a fun experience for our last night in Folly. We joined a group of about 8 others for the evening paddleboarding lesson, which was great because it wasn't too hot. Basic, easy-to-understand instructions before setting out. Everyone was nice and helpful! Definitely recommend it for beginner paddleboarders or anyone who just wants a nice paddleboarding experience on the estuary!
Such a fun experience for our last night in Folly. We joined a group of about 8 others for the evening paddleboarding lesson, which was great because it wasn't too hot. Basic, easy…
Will
July 2019
Jon and Jacob were very welcoming and friendly. They took the time with everyone who joined the trip to explain paddle technique, do's and don'ts, and share their experiences with all of us. I'd highly recommend them for any newcomer to paddle boarding on Folly Beach.
Jon and Jacob were very welcoming and friendly. They took the time with everyone who joined the trip to explain paddle technique, do's and don'ts, and share their experiences with…

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Cancellation policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 8 and up can attend.

What to bring

water shoes or flip flops

water