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Thank you, Phil, for the great jet skiing yesterday! Everyone had a great time — my nephew and his... read more

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allenbanks2018
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The BEST experience we had in Charleston!

My wife and I were on our honeymoon and decided to rent a wave runner. When we got there they... read more

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Jake K
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Tidalwave Watersports is one of the world’s best parasailing and watersports companies. Located on both the Isle of Palms and Charleston, South Carolina, Tidalwave Watersports offers parasailing, waverunner rentals, safari tours, banana boat rides, wakeboarding, waterskiing, tubing, harbor cruises, as well as custom charters. Whether you are an advanced watersports enthusiast or just a novice, our USCG Captains and certified guides can assure you that you will have a great on water experience. Tidalwave Watersports is open 7 days a week during the summer and by appointment during the off season. Please visit our website for more details and pricing.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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69 41st Ave, Isle of Palms, SC 29451-2642
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Reviewed today via mobile

Thank you, Phil, for the great jet skiing yesterday! Everyone had a great time — my nephew and his fiancee are still talking about it!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I were on our honeymoon and decided to rent a wave runner. When we got there they informed us there was a safari tour so we decided to do that. We thought we were just going to ride around for an hour...More

Thank Jake K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I brought my boyfriend here as a surprise for his 30th birthday and words can’t express how much fun we had. The tour guides were awesome- the wave runner experience was amazing, and parasailing was his utmost favorite. After we got home, he asked if...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We moved to the area 4 years ago and went to Tidal Wave for parasailing. We've gone back every summer and the staff always shows us a great time. We went on the Safari tour and rode jet skis for the first time and Jeremy...More

1  Thank Scott J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time on Jet skis for myself and two kids ages 9&8. We had a blast! Jeremy was a fantastic guide and instructor. Super friendly, very knowledgeable and did amazing stunts on the jet skis. A must do adventure for anyone!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my 7 year old for jet ski and parasailing. Professional, helpful, funny, great trip! 150%recommend!!

Thank Christina S
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TidalwaveWatersports, Front Office Manager at Tidalwave Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for coming out to Tidalwave Watersports!! Glad you guys had a good time!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Davis was a great Captain and Guide. He grew up near the marina and knows the waterways, history and fun facts of the area. Davis was also very aware of our toddler (20 months) being aboard and navigated the boat accordingly. We saw Dolphins, landmarks...More

Thank G S
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TidalwaveWatersports, Front Office Manager at Tidalwave Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for coming out! Glad Davis took good care of you guys!! See ya soon!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our boat ride was excellent. Very good trip. Mark, our guide, made it informative and interesting. Mark explained the backwater eco-system and was able to track down a couple schools of dolphins.

Thank MizzouGuy
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TidalwaveWatersports, Front Office Manager at Tidalwave Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for coming out and learning about our little piece of Heaven!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a blast for our first safari tour on our girls weekend trip!! Jeremy and the new guy were great tour guides!! Definitely a must tour to do when visiting the Isle of Palms!!

1  Thank Tiffany R
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TidalwaveWatersports, Front Office Manager at Tidalwave Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for coming out to Tidalwave Watersports!! So glad you had fun!! Jermey is awesome!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

awesome company that is super accommodating; shoutout to Connor for being a great guide! Great jet skiing tour!

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TidalwaveWatersports, Front Office Manager at Tidalwave Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for coming out for the Safari Adventure! Glad you enjoyed it!! And Connor says thanks too!!

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LaTanya M
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We offer many activities. Please check out the website to see all we have to offer. Tidalwavewatersports
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Response from sisters2011 | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe Tidalwave Watersports offered kayaking on the ocean, but they did offer kayaking all around the Isle of Palms via; inland water ways and coves. The ocean is pretty rough, why not keep it simple and have some... More
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