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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

Heart Marsh Outfitters:

Heart Marsh Outfitters Nature Boat Tours, Charleston, SC

We offer access to some of Charleston's wildlife and history rich salt-marsh estuaries, come explore this backyard wilderness with Captain Luke! All of our trips are private custom experience aboard our spacious and versatile 24ft Carolina skiff. Our passion for environmental education, conservation, history, and everything outdoors is the guiding force behind Heart Marsh Outfitters. Have a personal encounter with bottlenose dolphin, throw a cast net, and search an undeveloped beach island for shells, are just a few of the experiences to expect on your private charter- Guaranteed to be an experience you won’t forget! And of course we can customize your trip to fit your needs and interests, whether its photography, birding, shelling, dolphin watching, romantic cruises, or just a relaxing day on an undeveloped beach!


Charleston's Original Ghost Hunt:

Charleston's Original Ghost Hunt Tours Ghost Tours in Charleston, SC

Offering two tours daily, The Ghost Hunt Walking Tour and The History of Charleston Walking Tour. The History of Charleston tour will take you around the infamous historic district and end in a private garden with refreshments. Walking with a local, whose family has lived in Charleston for over 300 years, will give you a real sense of Charleston's present and past. The Ghost Hunt is a walk through the Historic district of Charleston, hunting the ghosts that are famous for Haunting this city. This unique tour takes you through historic Charleston's most infamous haunted locations. Join us for an adventure into the unknown! All tours are done by Candle light!


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!


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.


Edisto Serpentarium:

Edisto Island Serpentarium Serpentarium in Edisto Island, SC

As the first true Serpentarium in South Carolina, this facility is dedicated to the recognition, preservation and study of the world of reptiles. We provide educational and exciting displays of reptiles both from around the world and native to the region. View these beautiful creatures in both our indoor and outdoor facilities. Alligators and turtles swim and play in large outdoor ponds, while other reptiles bask in the large indoor solarium. Also inside, snakes of the world find homes in large displays with scenes native to their region. Among them are many representations of the most important species of reptiles in the Americas. Our friendly and professional staff are ready to answer any questions you may have. Whatever your interest in reptiles, we hope you enjoy your visit to Edisto Island Serpentarium.


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.