We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 69 41st Ave, Isle of Palms, SC 29451-2642
Phone Number:
+1 843-886-8456
Website
Today
08:00 - 19:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 08:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

Tidalwave Watersports is one of the world’s best parasailing and...

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.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 374 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 349
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Awesome Excursions!

It is always a great time to jet ski or parasail at Tidalwave sports. They also offer other activities like banana boat rides and kayaking. The guides are fun and friendly. I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sofia425
,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

374 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 373: English reviews
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
50 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is always a great time to jet ski or parasail at Tidalwave sports. They also offer other activities like banana boat rides and kayaking. The guides are fun and friendly. I would recommend the jet ski adventure, which allows you time to free ski along with a guided trip around the bay. Most days you will run into dolphins,... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sofia425
Los Angeles, California
1 review
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went out in the morning on waverunners. Taco Todd was our guide. He was the BEST!! We had so much fun! We gave him our GoPro and he took photos and videos for us. Ask for Taco Todd for your guide!!

Helpful?
Thank 2lsm2
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Race was the best tour guide I've had here! He's the man. I highly recommend him to anyone visiting Tidal Wave Watersports!!

Helpful?
Thank Mackenzie H
Chandler, Indiana
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I did parasailing, it was awesome! Went back a couple days later and did the wave runner adventure! Racer was an awesome guide and would definitely come back! Awesome staff and awesome prices(:

Helpful?
Thank albrown77
Knoxville, Tennessee
Level Contributor
35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I cannot say enough good things about Tidalwave. My husband and I make it a point to go by on every vacation to IOP and do the high speed safari. We've gone about five times now, and it never gets old. You get plenty of time to blast through the water on the jet skis. You follow your guide to... More 

Helpful?
Thank gwynpaige
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only do they make every one on the boat feel as though they are all friends but they have no problem cracking jokes and having fun with the customers. The price was so worth the adventures we experienced on Thursday. We did parasailing, they took pictures and I think you can opt to take a go pro up for... More 

Helpful?
Thank Marea M
Summerville, South Carolina
Level Contributor
83 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the 1.5 hour Eco Tour. Enjoyed some leisure time on Capers Island and fast paced cruising of the waterways to and from. Would have liked more time exploring more "Eco" places and things. Good fun!!

Helpful?
Thank Sam B
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, United States
Level Contributor
31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter woke up not feeling well so we had to call and adjust our reservation. They were very accommodating and changed our time. There was a short wait at the beginning of the tour but otherwise, everything went perfect!

Helpful?
Thank MrsScott6415
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mark the captain and his mate Jeremiah, couldn't have been better. Let alone the teaching on how to wake board and the advice on tubing with out 6 year old nephew was amazing. They also were a huge help on informing us on places to visit while here in vacation. Best time so far will definitely be spending another day... More 

Helpful?
Thank Dalton D
Massapequa, New York
Level Contributor
105 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

On 5/16/17, we took the high speed jet ski tour with a group of 4. I highly recommend Tidalwave Watersports! Their location is conveniently located in Isle of Palms with plentiful parking. The staff makes it easy to secure personal belongings. In addition, all of their jet skis were in like new condition and worked perfectly, Our tour guide was... More 

Helpful?
Thank LJD2076
TidalwaveWatersports, Owner at Tidalwave Watersports, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are glad you have a wonderful time!! Michael More 

Travellers who viewed Tidalwave Watersports also viewed

Charleston, Coastal South Carolina
Charleston, Coastal South Carolina
 
Charleston, Coastal South Carolina
Charleston, Coastal South Carolina
 

Been to Tidalwave Watersports? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Tidalwave Watersports and other visitors
5 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Tidalwave Watersports staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?