Charleston
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Our most recommended Charleston Outdoor Activities

  • Charleston: Historic City Tour and Harbor Cruise

    1. Charleston: Historic City Tour and Harbor Cruise

    Discover 300 years of Charleston history from land and sea with passionate licensed tour guides. Experience a 90-minute narrated tour of Charleston in a climate-controlled luxury coach and then head to the water for another perspective of the city from Charleston Harbor. Learn fascinating historical facts about Charleston while you cruise the gentle waves of her harbor. Knowledgeable and entertaining tour guides are licensed by the City of Charleston and are eager to share their knowledge with all guests aboard the cruise. Don't forget your camera as you will see all that the Holy City has to offer: Charleston's Historic Homes and Churches, the Old Market, Rainbow Row, Fort Sumter, USS Yorktown, and incredible views from Charleston Harbor.

    Great way to watch experience the city especially on a rainy day! Great value for the money!

  • Charleston: Folly Beach Stand Up Paddleboard Dolphin Safari

    2. 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.

    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!

  • Charleston: Folly Beach Stand Up Paddleboard 2-hour Rental

    3. Charleston: Folly Beach Stand Up Paddleboard 2-hour Rental

    Experience stand up paddleboarding in Folly Beach and enjoy the incredible aquatic landscape with astonishing views of local flora and fauna. It will feel like you're standing on the water while you glide along the Folly River and get a full-body workout. Paddle past beautiful waterside homes and you might even have the opportunity to see dolphins on the way. Renting a paddleboard in Folly Beach is an incredible experience that you will remember for a lifetime – you'll never get closer to the incredible biodiversity of this unique landscape.  Just bring your water shoes or flip flops, swim trunks and a positive attitude and enjoy two amazing hours on the water with a paddleboard, paddle and personal floatation device provided.

    We had an awesome time paddleboarding and even got to see a bunch of dolphins! The instructors were super helpful and friendly too!

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What people are saying about Charleston

We had an awesome time paddleboarding and even got to see a bunch of dolphins! The instructors were super helpful and friendly too!

We really enjoyed the harbor tour. We thought the guide was excellent with his knowledge of the history

Great way to watch experience the city especially on a rainy day! Great value for the money!

very informative tour and we learned a lot about the area.

It was very relaxing and the guide was knowledgeable.