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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

Magnolia Plantation & Gardens:

Magnolia Plantation & Gardens Plantations Tours in Charleston, SC

Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, founded in 1676 by the Drayton family, has survived the centuries and witnessed the history of the United States unfold before it from the American Revolution through the Civil War and beyond. It is the oldest public tourist site in the Lowcountry and the oldest public garden in America. Magnolia opened its gates to visitors in 1870 to view the thousands of beautiful flowers and plants in its famous gardens. The plantation also offers a historic house tour, nature tram, nature boat and an award-winning program focusing on plantation slavery. Unlike a formal garden, Magnolia Plantation is the last intact, large-scale picturesque garden in the United States. Come see beautiful Magnolia-on-the-Ashley to experience the beauty of its gardens and its rich history.


Old Walled City Walking Tours:

Old Walled City Walking Tours Tours Walking Tour in Charleston, SC

As we amble down narrow alleyways, cobblestone streets and peek through grilled ironwork gateways at gardens both serene and glorious, I will share with you the history and the legends of that have shaped this remarkable community. Charleston, SC is a city as proud and noble as the people who created her, making any separation of the city and the people, or the past and today, an impossibility. This is the only historic city in America where people still live as they used to live, where life continues as it was in the time of our forefathers. I hope that after a walking tour through the streets of Charleston with me that you will share my love for America's Most Historic City.


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!


Nature Adventures Outfitters:

Nature Adventures Outfitters Kayak Nature tours in Charleston, SC

Take a Kayak Nature Adventure tour to coastal barrier islands, rivers, rice plantations and beautiful cypress swamps in and around the Charleston, South Carolina area. Kayak or Canoe rentals are available for those who want to explore on their own, while guided kayaking tours are just right for a memorable family vacation. Canoe and Kayak Blackwater and Swamp & creek tours are offered daily, as are our Saltwater Kayaking trips, by ACA Certified & Master Naturalist Guides! Come see dolphin & pelicans at eye level! Absolutely, the best kayak nature tours outfitter in Charleston, SC! Recommended by National Geographic.


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...


Edisto Watersports:

Edisto Watersports Kayak Tours and Fishing Trips Edisto Island, SC

Offering two-hour guided kayak tours in the creeks and marshes around Edisto, Our guides are naturalists who can help you identify what you see and give you a truly educational experience. A kayaking tour in the ACE Basin is wonderful for bird-watching, dolphin-watching, fresh air and great exercise... a true eco tour. We provide the gear, You provide enthusiasm! We also offer offshore and inshore fishing charters and alligator sightseeing cruises. Fishing trips include everything you need except food & drink including rods, tackle, and bait. Try a shelling excursion to Otter Island! Enjoy three hours on a deserted island in the heart of the ACE Basin where you're likely to see bottle nosed dolphins on the trip over and back. Or get out on a paddleboard rental and cruise on your own.