Charleston
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Charleston: Folly Beach Stand Up Paddleboard Dolphin Safari

1. Charleston: Folly Beach Stand Up Paddleboard Dolphin Safari

Learn the basics of stand up paddleboard surfing on this 2-hour introductory lesson as you explore the peaceful Folly River. Glide alongside beautiful flora and fauna while keeping an eye out for bottlenose dolphins. Following the tides and wind direction, your expert instructor will help you go with the flow for a great beginning paddle. Your instructor will point out all the amazing sights in this truly unique landscape. You can commemorate your experience with a group photo at the end of the tour. Choose your perfect experience with the morning, afternoon, and sunset tour options. Paddleboard, paddle, and a personal floatation device will be provided. Just bring your water shoes or flip flops, swim trunks, and a positive attitude and enjoy two amazing hours on the water.

Charleston: Party Boat Cruise on the Ashley River

2. Charleston: Party Boat Cruise on the Ashley River

Hop on board and experience Charleston’s favorite party cruise. Enjoy the spacious boat and mingle with your group or private party on a 39-foot pontoon boat in style. Check out local landmarks from the water such as the Ravenel Bridge, Fort Sumter, and the USS Yorktown. Meet your guide and crew at the meeting point and step aboard the comfortable vessel. Feel the ocean breeze swirling around and experience the area's natural beauty on a river tour with the iconic Charleston coastline as the backdrop. Try to spy the abundant local wildlife including majestic pelicans and frolicking dolphins. Take in unparalleled views while taking a turn on one of the optional 12 pedal stations. Equipped with a bar lined with coolers, feel free to bring your own drinks and appetizers.

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What people are saying about Charleston

great fun, informative. but oh boy was it exhausting. very worn out afterwards. but not the fault of the activity, I just need to be in better shape, clearly haha. also, bring sun screen to re-apply. staff was wonderful, friendly, and helpful

It was a fantastic time! We had fun learning about the ecosystem, seeing a mother dolphin and her baby and learning how to SUP! Our guides were funny and knowledgeable!

Best experience! Guide was absolutely fantastic. We saw a ton of dolphins and had an overall really great experience

Eric was great! He was patient with all of us even our children. He was enthusiastic and encouraging too!