Jetski Harbor Adventure

Downtown Jetski Harbor Tour

All the fun things to do in Charleston Harbor on one high speed guided jetski tour. See the Ravenal Jr Bridge, Fort Sumter & USS Yorktown close up and in person.

Safari Adventures

High Speed Eco-Adventure

Enjoy a 30 mile adventure tour by island hopping thought the backwaters of Charleston's upper barrier islands while soaking in the natural surrounding of this beautiful ecosystem. Did we mention it was high speed?


Parasailing In Charleston

Fly as a pair or threesome. Parasailing let's you soar high into the sky for a view you can't get anywhere else.

SC Jet Ski Rentals

Family Friendly Jet Ski Rentals

From hourly jet Ski rentals to a variety of guided, sight seeing and adventure tours


Ride The Wave

Wakeboarding is a cross between skateboarding, snowboarding, and waterskiing. Never tried wakeboarding? No worries, our professional certified wakeboarding instructors will get you on your feet in no time.

Custom Charters

A Day On The Water

Not sure if you want to drive a boat? Let our Captains be your personal chauffeur on our custom charters. They know all of the best spots for the party scene, dolphin watching and where to watch the sunset. Since you have a designated captain you can enjoy libations while aboard.


Hold On Tight

Bring the whole family out and enjoy one of the oldest boating past times around. Tubing is fast, fun and perfect for the entire group. How long can you hold on? Take the tubing challenge - Falling off is half the fun!

Dolphin Watching Tour

Dolphin Watching

See the local wildlife in their natural habitat. Enjoy one of Charleston's greatest wildlife, the Bottlenose dolphin, on a two hour tour through the backwaters of Grey Bay and Hamlin Sound.

SC Boat Rentals

Captain For A Day

Charleston aka “low country” is synonymous with the waterways. The most seasoned captains face challenges trying to navigate the area. Unmarked sandbars, oyster beds and sunken vessels could make a good day go bad. We recommend letting our Captains handle it on our custom charters, the captain will let you take the helm provided the conditions are safe.


Surf The Wake

When you think beach if you think surfers then this one is for you, we make our own waves.

Bachelorette Parties

Bachelorette & Bachelor Parties

Tying the knot? Take an adventure you'll remember forever. Custom you call it bachelorette and bachelor parties, we can even pick you up.

Gift Certificates

Buy Gift Certificates

Looking for gift ideas? Tidalwave Water Sports has gift certificates available to purchase online. Give the gift of life long memories. Activity availability varies, reservations are recommended.

FREE IOP Shuttle

Isle Of Palms Free Shuttle

For anyone staying anywhere on The Isle Of Palms we now offer a FREE round trip door to door shuttle. Shuttle rides must be booked at time of activity booking.

Exclusive Properties

Luxury Lodging

Now that you've found all the fun things in Charleston, SC you'll need somewhere to stay. Exclusive Properties offers luxury rentals to make lasting memories for a lifetime.

Looking For Fun Things To Do In Charleston, SC?

Since 1996 Tidal Wave Water Sports Has Provided Charleston's Best & Safest Selection Of Fun Things To Do On The Water

Just minutes from downtown Charleston, SC located on The Isle Of Palms you will find Tidal Wave Water Sports main dock. For anyone taking Lyft or Uber, due to limited parking at our dock, we are extending a 10% discount! All you have to do is mention our 10% ride share discount, show us the receipt of your trip, and we'll take 10% off the activity of your choice.

Discover all the unique wonders of Sullivan's Island and expierience the local wild life from an entirely new perspective. Our activities are ALL Family Friendly, we do have some height and weight restrictions as your safety is our priority. Come for the afternoon or try out one of our Ultimate Adventure packages. Can't decide what's best for you or your party? We are here to answer your questions 7 days a week. Don't hesitate to call us at (843) 886-8456 and we'll be happy to answer any questions you have or help you book your reservation.


(843) 996-6638
50 Immigration St.
Charleston, SC 29403

Isle of Palms

(843) 886-8456

69 41st Avenue
Isle of Palms, SC 29451

Pickup @Mt Pleasant
By Reservation ONLY

We are closed until
Spring 2021

Hours of operation: 8a - 7p
7 Days A Week
*We Are Open All Year Round

Tidal Wave Water Sports
Cash NOT Accepted