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Folly Beach

FollyFolly Beach, SC has always been a part of coastal South Carolina’s history and charm. Nestled between the Folly River and the Atlantic Ocean, and just fifteen minutes from downtown Charleston, there are endless things to do.

Folly Beach jet ski companies rent jet skis for crashing through the Atlantic waves, and guided jet ski tours for cruising the rivers and creeks in search of dolphins and hidden beaches.  And parasailing in Folly Beach is an amazing thing to do, offering an unparalleled birds eye view of Folly Beach.

Known as the “Edge of America”, Folly Beach offers offshore fishing trips to the blue waters of the Gulf Stream where anglers find tuna and mackeral (to name a few).  And Folly Beach inshore and fly fishing companies use specialized shallows boats to bring anglers into the creeks and marshes to cast for reds.  And if you missed the dolphins on your fishing trip, ask your captain about a dolphin cruise in Folly Beach.  Local captains are very familiar with the local dolphins and where they like to play, and dolphin cruises of Folly Beach are sure to please.

And don’t forget to rent a kayak or SUP on your Folly Beach vacation.  The waters around Folly offer lots of options for paddlers, from guided eco-tours to stand up paddling through the waves of Folly Beach.  So whether you want to rent a SUP or kayak in Folly Beach for solo exploration, or take a narrated nature tour it is all just steps away on Folly Beach.

And there are lots of ways to get around Folly Beach, including bike and golf cart rentals.  Folly Beach bike rental companies offer a variety of different bicycles, as well as safety gear for the whole family.  And golf carts are fun to drive and Folly Beach has the perfect beach community to make driving your golf cart fun for the whole family.  And to explore the waters around Folly try a boat rental.  Folly Beach boat rentals offer a chance to explore local waterways,  grab lunch at nearby Kiawah Island, or fish for some local favorites.

So when planning your next Folly Beach vacation, remember there are plenty of things to do for the whole family from fishing to jet ski rides.

Folly Beach Local Businesses

Shoal Bandit Charters:

Shoal Bandit Fishing Charters Charter Fishing Charleston, SC

Located in Charleston, Shoal Bandit Charters offer numerous fishing opportunities. From the seasoned veteran to the still wet behind the ears rookie, Capt. John Koonce can show you a memorable charter fishing experience. Half day charters run for four hours and can be booked for the morning or afternoon. Half or full day trips can include inshore fishing charters or nearby offshore wrecks aboard a 22 foot Sea Chaser going after species such as cobia, flounder, gray trout, redfish, sheepshead, spadefish, tarpon and if you dare, take on sharks! Shoal Bandit Charters includes everything you need for a great trip. All you need to bring is food, drinks, sun screen, and a camera! Complete your vacation or weekend outing by booking a charter aboard the Shoal Bandit today!


Old South Carriage Company:

Old South Carriage Company Carriage Tours in Charleston, South Carolina

Take a tour of Charleston the best way, with The Old South Carriage Company and our Charleston SC Carriage Tours. Charleston is notably the most historic city in America and has many historic areas and attractions, which are best visited by carriage ride. Clippity clop your way back to Colonial times where a horse-drawn carriage tour will reveal 300 + years of history including antebellum mansions, churches, and cobblestone streets. An Old South Carriage Tour Guide in Confederate uniform will inform and entertain you with historical facts, lore, and humor. Enjoy your visit to Charleston SC and tour with Old South Carriage Company. Look for the Red Sash, our symbol of quality and your assurance of a great tour. We guarantee it!


Sailing the Edge of America - Folly Beach:

Sailing the Edge Sailboat Charters Sailing Trips Folly Beach, SC

Offering two and four hour sailing charters from beautiful Folly Beach, SC. Sail down the Folly River and see dolphins sometimes riding the bow wave. Then we head out to the Ocean and have some great sailing on this leg of the tour. It is a great thrill to take the helm of a 15,000 lb boat with the wind filling the sails and carrying us silently through the water. On the four hour tour, we can anchor near the beach on the northern tip of Kiawah Island. Accessible only by boat, it is secluded with white sand beaches. Swim in the surf, lie in the sun and leisurely enjoy your picnic lunch; then it’s back to the boat and off for more sailing. If you have some other ideas in mind, we can customize to suit!


Waterdog Paddle Company:

Waterdog Paddle Company Stand Up Paddleboard Tours & Rentals near Charleston, SC

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!


Charleston Charter Fishing:

Charleston Charter Fishing Fly Fishing Charters in Charleston, SC

Inshore fly fishing and light tackle charters year round in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. Fish the many bodies of water surrounding the low country including Kiawah Island, Folly Beach and Isle of Palms. On our Charleston fishing charters, Redfish are always available creating an excellent year round fishery as well as Spotted Seatrout, Sheepshead, and Flounder. Fishing tactics change with the seasons providing anglers with new and exciting challenges on your fly fishing or light tackle charter. All equipment, bait, fishing licenses, soft drinks and snacks are provided. Capt. Bennett, USCG licensed and fully insured, is committed to providing a safe and enjoyable charter to anglers of all skill levels and ages.

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Absolute Reel Screamer Charters:

Absolute Reel Screamer Charters Dolphin Watching Nature Tours and Fishing Charters in Folly Beach, SC

Join us for a Private, 2 or 4 hour cruise through calm rivers lined with oyster beds and exotic birds, encounter Bottlenose Dolphins and explore Morris Island. Enjoy the dolphins as they swim next to the boat or feeding in the shallows, it's spectacular! Explore a barrier island to look for shells where Civil War soldiers fought, died and are still buried. You'll enjoy all this beauty and history as the 6th oldest lighthouse in the nation, the Morris Island Lighthouse, serves as your backdrop. We have something for everybody on this trip. We also offer Inshore and Near Shore fishing charters and a trip specifically targeting Shark! The dolphins are always here, the beach is always covered in shells. So come on and join us! You never know what washed up the night before...