SUP Lessons

Columbia SUP Safaris offers Stand-Up-Paddle Board lessons on the Broad River in Columbia, South Carolina. Our instructor is a highly experience watermen having spent his whole life in, on and around coastal areas all over the world. Besides SUP, our instructor also holds other water based qualifications such as PADI Scuba Instructor, Kayak Instructor, qualifications in Technical Mixed Gas Diving, Free Diving, Surfing, Spear-Fishing, Wake-Boarding, Sailing, Power Boating & Coastal Navigation to name a few.

Flat Water

Our SUP center has comfortable access alongside calm and slow moving water on the Broad River where you can hone your skills at your own pace and level of comfort. Once you feel confident and are ready, we have miles of beautiful river to explore from our purpose built launching dock!


Private – (1:1 Student to Instructor) $60 per person
Semi-private – (2:1 Student to Instructor) $50 per person
Group – (3:1 & 4:1 Ratio) $45 per person

Surf (by Prior Arrangement)

Once you have mastered your SUP on flat water why not take to the waves on our local coastline. We have a purpose built trailer to transport boards to the coast in Charleston from Columbia. Embrace the exhilarating experience of paddling into and standing up on your very first wave!