With the phenomenal climate of the Carolina Coast, water sports in Charleston abound. Water sport tour operators offer everything from waterskiing/wakeboarding to banana boat rides and surf board rentals or lessons. First time on a board? No problem. Experienced guides can provide a thrilling boarding adventure for everyone from the beginner to the experienced rider. And if you want to ride the beach waves, try a surf lesson or even try some time at surf camp at one the nearby beaches of Isle of Palms, Sullivan’s Island or Folly Beach. And if you are in search of an adrenaline rush try kite boarding, like surfing, sailing and parasailing combined this exciting water activity can get you moving! Skim the waves while the South Carolina breeze propels you along the coastline. And don’t forget the banana boat ride! Always a crowd pleaser and fun for the whole family. So no matter what adventure you are looking for you can find it with all the water sports in Charleston, SC!
Charleston Local Businesses
Charleston SUP Safaris:
Voted the Best Stand-Up Paddle company in Charleston for three years running, Come experience paddleboarding on Folly Beach's relaxed creeks, where our professional guides will help you find dolphins and local wildlife. We offer Stand-Up Paddleboard eco-safari tours, river and surf lessons, rentals, SUP yoga, fitness, paddle board sales, summer camps, and wedding parties. Our passion and sole focus is paddleboarding. Before your trip, our professional 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, our professionally certified guides have got you covered. All levels and group sizes welcome. Free delivery on Folly Beach. Life is better on the water!
Dolphin Water Sports:
Jet ski rentals are going to be available within 25min of the Kiawah Island and Seabrook Island areas starting June, 2016! There are only 4 (brand new, 2 seater, Seadoo Spark jet skis) available, so it is imperative to make your reservation NOW!! Each reservation will be 1 hour and 30 minutes of actual ride time! There is a boat that will pick you up at the Cherry Point boat landing and bring you to our floating tiki hut! (Free boat ride!) Ski style life jackets will be available but of course you may bring your own as well if you like.
Waterdog Paddle Company:
Water Dog Paddle Company is the source for Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP) adventures for Kiawah, Seabrook, and Johns islands. Offering guided private and group tours, Stand up paddle board rentals, and private lessons for first-timers to experienced paddlers. The Water Dog “Dolphin Tour” is a 2 hour, Lifeguard Certified Guided Tour, which takes you along Bohicket Creek & into the depths of the Salt Marsh, searching for dolphin, birds and other wildlife. Included in the tour are Boardworks Paddleboards, Carbon Fiber Paddle, Lifejacket, Leash & Bottled Water. Daily options, including a sunset dolphin tour and all must be booked 24hrs in advance. Tour guide, Ryan Kennedy, will teach you everything you need to know about the fastest growing sport in the USA!
Folly Beach Adventures:
Welcome to Folly Beach Adventures! We offer personalized attention to the beach traveler and will do our best to tend to your needs. We specialize in Renting outdoor equipment to make your beach stay more fun. Offering Bike & Trike rentals including child carriers, Kayak rentals, rental Scooters & Golf Carts and now offering Stand Up Paddleboard rentals, we are Folly Beach's premiere rental operation and here at Folly Beach Adventures we rent all things fun. We strive to provide our clients with some of the best deals on the market. FREE Delivery on Folly Beach or come on down to our convenient location on Indian Ave. next to the post office. Also offering guided kayaking and bike tours and surf kayak instruction. Begin your adventure today!