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Tidal Wave Water Sports

Tidal Wave Water Sports   offers the ultimate in parasailing, wave runner, wakeboarding, waterskiing, and banana boat rides. Tidal Wave Water Sports has 2 convenient locations, there's no excuse for staying onshore. Our staff enjoys all recreational water sports -- and we want to share our enthusiasm with you.



Thriller Charleston

1 hour, 25 miles, 40 passenger tour. Pass 5 forts Johnson, Sumter, Wagner, Moultrie and Pickney and 2 lighthouses Sullivan's and Morris Island. Live narration, rock music and dolphin sightings as we cruise around the battery and go off-shore.



Sail South Carolina

Specializing in custom day sails to help make the most of your vacation. Featuring the following optional sailing: Cocktail Cruise, Half Day, Family Fun Day, Full Day, Completely Customized Day Sails.


Fort Sumter Tours

Stops at Fort Sumter National Monument, where the Civil War began. Cruise to the island fort while you enjoy breathtaking views of Charleston and her Harbor. Depart from the Visitor Education Facility at Liberty Square downtown and from Patriots Point in Mt. Pleasant.



Sandlapper Tours, Inc.

Tu - Su. Mar.-Oct.: History Tours, Nature Tours, Sunset Cruises, Haunted Harbor Ghost Tours - times vary. Interpretive history and nature tours with local historian and naturalist. Learn while exploring Charleston Harbor. Frequent Dolphin Sightings. Corporate & Private charters available. 45 ft. Catamaran, USCG-certified for 49 people. $16-27.


Charleston Harbor Tours

Departs daily, mid-February through November from the Charleston Maritime Center, one block south of the Aquarium at 11:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm. Relax aboard a 1920's replica "Bay Steamer" passenger yacht, Carolina Belle, and discover the unique history of Charleston's Harbor on a 90 minute live narrated, non-stop tour. 300 passengers. bor.






Aqua Safaris Inshore & Offshore Fishing

25 years experience. Embarking from Charleston Harbor, Shem Creek, Isle of Palms, & Kiawah. Charleston's best Inshore fishing for Redfish, Sea Trout, & Sheepshead to Offshore Fishing for Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Marlin, and more! Rates include vessels, licenses, and everything needed to fish.




Palmetto Breeze

Palmetto Breeze combines both comfort and speed! She was built in Charleston, SC and is the ultimate sailing catamaran.



Schooner Pride

Departs Aquarium Wharf, 360 Concord St. downtown Charleston. Sail historic Charleston Harbor aboard the 84', PRIDE. Three mast Schooner is USCG certified for 49 guest. Two hour relaxing day and sunset harbor sails. Come work the sails. Call for rates, schedules, reservations or book online . Private Charters Available.


Charleston Paddle Board Co

Charleston Paddle Board Co. offers you the unique opportunity to experience Charleston like never before. Our stand up paddleboard and surf tour packages are one of a kind and packed with fun, discovery, and excitement. Whether you are visiting Charleston, SC for the first time or you are looking for an adventurous way to experience the Holy City, we have a wide selection of interactive tours to choose from such as Wildlife Tour, Harbor Tour, Sunset or Full Moon Tour, Morris Island Lighthouse and Ocean Tour. We also offer paddle board rentals, lessons, and surfing lessons. Reserve your package today and enjoy the best paddle boarding experience the Charleston area has to offer.  To order click this link Order Form fill out. Under Messages please enter you are staying with East Islands Rentals



Hydro Bikes of Charleston

If you want to experience something truly unique while visiting Charleston, then you will want to take a cruze down beautiful Shem Creek on a Hydrobike Explorer! Shem Creek, located just 10 minutes from downtown Charleston, is a protected tidal creek that is also a local habitat to a variety of shore birds like egrets, herons, pelicans, black skimmers and more. On most days, we even encounter dolphins feeding in the creek! There will be a 30-minute hydrobike introduction and safety briefing session followed by a full 60 minutes for your rental cruise so please allot 2 hours for the entire experience. /span>


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