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Wakeboarding Tubing & Waterskiing

Water Sports Charters: Wakeboarding, Tubing, & Waterskiing

Tidalwave offers water sports charters for groups of up to 6 passengers. All of which can be customized. You have your choice to try wakeboarding, waterskiing, and / or tubing. Our friendly and patient staff can teach you everything you need to know to "get up" when you wakeboard or water ski. If you are more in the mood for a high speed, hang on, thrill ride why not give tubing a try? All equipment and lessons are included.


Watersports Charters (6 + Crew) Wakeboarding / Tubing / Waterskiing

First 2 hours

$320

Each additional 1 hour

$120

*Additional fuel surcharge not included

4th Of July Fireworks Cruise Call For Reservations: (843) 866-8456

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Charleston Harbor 4th Of July Fireworks Charter

Get the best view of the fireworks while you celebrate The USA's independence on the water. Our fleet of charter boats can seat anywhere from 6 to 12 passengers. The 4th of July fireworks cruise departs no earlier than 5:30pm from the Isle of Palms Marina. Once you and your party is aboard we will cruise to the Charleston Harbor close by to the USS Yorktown and the Ravenel Bridge. Make this 4th Of July one you and your friends and family won't ever forget. Seating is extreamly limited so we highly recommend calling for reservations far in advance. Our 4th Of July Fireworks cruise is a once year opportunity only available on July 4th. Call (843) 866-8456 for reservations.


Charleston 4th Of July Fireworks Cruise

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Charleston, SC 4th Of July

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Large Party Group Charters

Dolphin Watching Cruise

Have you ever wanted to swim with the Dolphins? Our dolphin eco tour gives you an up close and personal view like you've never expierienced before. Dolphin watching is great for all ages, and offers plenty of opportunities for photographing these sea going mammals.

Enjoy seeing one of Charleston's greatest wildlife, the bottled nose dolphin, on a two hour tour through the backwaters of Grey Bay and Hamlin Sound.This fun, site-seeing tour is for all ages. The trip lasts for two hours but memories last a lifetime.


Dolphin Charters (up to 8 people) listed below

2 Hour Dolphin Watching

$300

*Additional fuel surcharge not included

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Looking for things to do around Charleston, SC? Enjoy the freedom and luxury of having your own private tour ship for your Charleston vacation. Whether it is fishing for Spanish mackerel or getting to know the local wildlife a we have a charter for everyone. Learn about Charleston’s rich history on one of our harbor tours or take a relaxing private charter through the majestic natural setting of the Lowcountry.  Choose from one of our many custom sightseeing tours to experience the magic of one of America’s oldest port cities. Tidalwave offers Charleston Harbor Tours & custom charter boat trips and tours. We will cater our packages to your specific needs. Here are a few popular charters, but final decision is up to you.


Custom Charters (6 + Crew) listed above

First 2 hours

$300

Each additional 1 hour

$100

*Additional fuel surcharge not included

Dinner on the Water

Charleston Dinner Cruise

Avoid traffic and arrive in style! Make reservations at one of the many restaurants along Shem Creek, Charleston’s best spot for seafood lovers.  Enjoy fresh fish caught earlier that day or have drinks with friends while admiring the stunning sunset.  Stop at Red’s, Vickery’s, or Shem Creek Bar and Grill and watch heads turn as this boat tour pulls up to the dock.  Want to hit several spots around Charleston? Our private boat charter will take you to wherever you want to go.

Dry Safari

Large Party Group Charters

This fast-paced charter boat tour will bring you closer to SC nature than any other.  Our jet boats will take you on a chartered tour that other boats cannot, giving you an up close and personal view of Charleston’s secluded shorelines, narrow waterways, and the backwaters of the Northern Barrier Islands.  Mingle with wildlife and friends on this 30 mile sightseeing tour and experience the SC Lowcountry in a way that only Tidalwave Watersports can provide.

Party on the Water

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

Pick a spot and party!  Customize your experience on board this private boat charter.  Drop anchor near the Isle of Palms marina or find a secluded spot to cut loose.  This cruise is the perfect setting for bachelor and bachelorette parties or simply hanging with friends for an evening of cocktails on the water.  Don’t want to stay in one spot?  Visit multiple islands or take a booze cruise around the relaxing waters of SC.  On this boat tour, we leave the adventure up to you.

Island Hopper

Large Party Group Charters

The abundance of barrier islands surrounding the area makes sightseeing some of the best in the country.  Hop on board our private boat charter at Isle of Palms Marina and join us for a ride that will introduce you to the wonders of SC wildlife.  Expect to see dolphins, many species of birds, clam beds, alligators, and other wonders of raw nature.  Learn about Capers Island, South Carolina’s largest uninhabited island or drift by “The Bone Yard”, an island of petrified trees that will surely have you telling your friends about.

Charleston Harbor Tour

Large Party Group Charters

Experience the old and the new on our Charleston Harbor Tour. This Charleston cruise unfolds the past and present of the harbor area.  From Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the American Civil War were fired, to the Ravenel Bridge, the largest cable-stayed bridge in the western hemisphere, Tidalwave Watersports will navigate your way through a day to remember.

Additionally, Tidalwave has a fleet of larger vessels to cater to you every need. Our 30' Luhrs  "Miss Kim" and our 48' Ocean Yacht "OTB" offer all the luxury and amenities you want in a custom charter around the Low-country. Both have Air conditioning and restrooms.

For large parties such as weddings and  corporate events look no farther than the "Osprey", a 63' converted fishing vessel or Southern Drawl our Luxury Yacht.

Let your imagination take hold. We do everything from "Skeet Shooting"  off the bow of the boat, to dance parties equipped with a band or a DJ, and intimate wedding parties.

Miss Kim ( 6 passengers )

2 hours

$450

3 hours

$600

4 hours

$750

Downtown Pickup

$65

Shem Creek Pickup

$50

*Fuel included

OTB 48' Ocean Yacht ( 6 passengers )

First 2 hours

$550

Each additional 1 hour

$275

*Fuel included

Osprey (49 Person Limit)

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Southern Drawl (49 Person Limit)

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Large Party custom Group Excursion

Enjoy the luxury of having your own private tour ship for your Charleston vacation.  Whether it is fishing for Spanish mackerel or appreciating Charleston’s rich history on a stunning Charleston harbor tour, by boat is the only way to go. 


Charleston, SC - custom charters and harbor bay tours

The Miss Kim

Let Miss Kim give you an up close view of the area’s rich history.  Drift by Fort Sumter, where the civil war began, or catch a glimpse of Morris Island and it’s lighthouse that is over a century old.  Marvel at the Ravenel Bridge, the largest mainstay cable bridge in the western hemisphere, pull the boat up to the bone yard at Caper’s Island, a maritime forest full of petrified trees, even spend the afternoon combing the sand for seashells and shark teeth.

Get your bait and lures ready for an exciting Charleston fishing tour.  Miss Kim is an excellent choice for all types of fishing excursions.  Looking to battle the fighting game fish of the SC lowcountry?  Interested in a lazy day of trolling the waters and cracking cold ones with some friends?  Whatever your style, Miss Kim and Tidalwave Watersports will show you a Charleston fishing tour that you will never forget.  Great for beginners and experienced fisherman of all ages, Miss Kim provides a comfortable and convenient custom fishing tour for the adventurous angler. 

The natural beauty of Charleston is endless.  Get your camera ready and hop on board Miss Kim for a relaxing dolphin tour or ecotour.  Watch as our local aquatic friends feed and play near the boat.  You will see the wonders of the water, including curious schools of dolphins, the occasional sea turtle, clam beds, an array of fish species, and many different birds.  Miss Kim and this custom charter tour are sure to bring out the nature lover in you.

This Charleston cruise is whatever you want it to be.  Excellent for birthdays, small corporate events, family outings on the water, bachelor and bachelorette parties, or simply an experience with friends on an intimate Charleston sunset tour, Miss Kim and Tidalwave Watersports is your perfect Charleston cruise.


Large Party Group Charters

The OTB

The OTB is a 48 foot Ocean Yacht that is great for bachelor and bachelorette parties as well as family get togethers. Is the family looking for a fun for all ages voyage off the shores of Charleston for some deep sea fishing? The OTB offers 6 and 12 hour offshore fishing charter trips. Please call (843) 866-8456 for more details about what The OTB has to offer.


Large Party Group Charters

The Osprey

(Up to 49 people) When cruising aboard the Osprey you will experience the best the Charleston coast has to offer, the view, the salt, the breeze, and the SC lowcountry as you have never experienced before. Each of our charters brings new life long memories. We look forward to meeting you and showing you just how beautiful Charleston is from the sea with all your family & friends by your side. We offer the finest local Lowcountry cuisine and all popular Charleston area destinations


Large Party Group Charters

The Souther Drawl

(Up to 79 people) Have you ever dreamt about having your wedding on a luxurious yacht, surrounded by all your friends and family? Let Southern Drawl help you create your most memorable event on the beautiful waterways surrounding Charleston SC.

With pick up and drop off locations servicing the Charleston area including Mt Pleasant, Isle of Palms, or a private dock of your choosing, all we need is water. Any Charleston, SC yacht cruise wouldn't be complete without a full stomach, which is why we offer on board catering with varying options to suit all your dining and beverage needs.





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7 Days A Week
*We Are Open All Year Round

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