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Myrtle Beach Watersports

Whether you’re looking for an adrenaline-filled jet ski rental, a family-friendly banana boat ride or something more scenic like a dolphin-watching tour or paddleboarding at sunset, there are many watersport rental and tour options for vacationers around Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Check out our list of local watersport companies conveniently located near Monterey Bay Suites to top off your family vacation with an extra-special tour or thrill ride. 

Jet Ski Rentals in Myrtle Beach

Jet ski rentals in Myrtle Beach are guaranteed to entertain any thrill-seeking vacationer. Whether you’re an experienced rider or not, this action-packed watersport is one of the most fun activities you can enjoy during your vacation. As a comedian once said, “I dare you to try not to smile while riding a jet ski.”

There are many Myrtle Beach watersport companies offering jet ski rentals, so you’re sure to find one that fits your time and budget. You might even discover a few extras like jet ski dolphin tours, free rides and even lessons. Here are our recommendations for the best jet ski rentals and tours in the area.

Ocean Watersports

For an open-ended jet ski ride, look no further than Ocean Watersports rentals. With a ranger on standby, this marked jet ski course is ready for you to ride the ocean however you choose during a one-hour or 30-minute time slot. Call 843-445-7777 to reserve time or purchase tickets.

Myrtle Beach Watersports

Visit one of the two Myrtle Beach Watersports locations for a large selection of tours and one-on-one jet ski lessons. For basic jet ski rentals, the Myrtle Beach location is recommended. For a jet ski dolphin tour or something more scenic, choose the North Myrtle Beach location.

Easily book your jet ski rental online or call 843-280-7777 in North Myrtle Beach or 843-839-2999 in Myrtle Beach. Thirty-minute rides start at $89 on weekdays and $99 on weekends. Dolphin tours start at $249 on weekdays and $269 on weekends, with an additional charge for extra riders.

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Express Watersports

For experienced jet ski riders, Express Watersports rental company offers two rental options: a 1-hour ranger-accompanied rental and a 1.5-hour guided Eco Tour. The Eco Tour takes riders down Millionaire Row to see magnificent oceanfront homes, over to Huntington Beach State Park to see Atalaya Castle and of course, out to the ocean to view aquatic life like dolphins and sea turtles. Solo riders start at $129 and duos start at $159. Make your Myrtle Beach watersport reservation online or by calling 843-357-7777.

Island Adventure Watersports

Thrill-seekers and sightseers alike will enjoy jet ski rentals from Island Adventure Watersports. Tour small rivers and tributaries of the Myrtle Beach Intracoastal Waterway. This sightseeing experience tour lasts two hours for one or two people per watercraft. Reservations are recommended. Call 843-650-7003 for pricing and to secure your jet ski rental in Myrtle Beach.

Myrtle Beach Wakeboarding & Watersports Park

One of the newest additions to the Myrtle Beach watersports lineup is the Shark Wake Park. Whether you’re a wakeboarding novice or have been riding for years, the Shark Wake Park has something for all skill levels. Located just a few miles north at the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex, this unique watersport experience is convenient for anyone vacationing in Myrtle Beach. 

Shark Wake Park staff gives each rider thorough instruction on both use and safety at the start. Once you’re geared up, a series of cables on pulleys will pull you through the water on your wakeboard, kneeboard or water skis. There are plenty of ramp and rail features for those brave enough to try some tricks. If you’re looking to get your adrenaline pumping during your Myrtle Beach vacation, don’t miss your chance to try this incredible new attraction. 

Pricing at Shark Wake Park will vary based on the gear each rider needs. Two-hour sessions start at $36 and all-day tickets start at $56. Food and beverages are available on-site. Buy your wake park tickets online. For questions, call 843-399-9253. 

Myrtle Beach Parasailing Adventures

Parasailing is by far one of the most popular watersports in Myrtle Beach. Daily during the summer, you will see the giant parachutes hovering over the ocean. If you have the urge to see what the view is like high above the ocean, check out these companies who offer parasailing in Myrtle Beach.

Downwind Sails Watersports

Take a single, double or three-person flight lasting 8 to 10 minutes with Downwind Sails Watersports. Rides cost $84 per parasail flyer and depart in one of two convenient Myrtle Beach locations. Call 843-448-7245 or book your parasail adventure online.

Express Watersports

For a longer and higher flight, reserve your parasailing adventure with Express Watersports. Lasting 10 to 12 minutes, soaring around 500 miles above the Atlantic Ocean, these parasailing experiences begin at $74 per person. Easily book your reservation online.

Happy couple Parasailing in Myrtle beach in summer

Ocean Watersports

Combine two of the best Myrtle Beach watersports with Ocean Watersports. First, take a banana boat ride out to the boat. Then enjoy a two or three-person parasail ride high above the Atlantic Ocean. High-quality digital photo keepsakes are available for purchase. For pricing or to reserve your parasailing flight, call 843-445-7777.

Banana Boat Rides Near Myrtle Beach

Banana boats have been a Myrtle Beach staple for years. These large, yellow inflatable rafts are towed through the ocean waves behind a jet ski. Riders must hold tight as the banana boat crashes through the waves made by the jet ski’s wake. Enjoy this family-friendly watersport during your next Myrtle Beach vacation. You’ll discover a variety of banana boat rides in Myrtle Beach to suit your family or group.

Express Watersports

Ride the waves for a full 35 minutes with Express Watersports. It’s the longest ride in Myrtle Beach and costs just $28 per person. Each boat accommodates six passengers, so bring the whole family! Book your ocean or Murrells Inlet Banana boat ride online or call 843-357-7777.

Downwind Sails Watersports

Take a two-mile thrill ride with the entire family. Downwind Sails Watersports offers a banana boat ride for up to six passengers and boasts two convenient departure locations in Myrtle Beach. Reserve your banana boat ride online today.

Ocean Watersports

Called a “must” for fun lovers, Ocean Watersports’ banana boat rides can hold up to six people. This Myrtle Beach watersport company offers a double banana boat ride that is guaranteed not to tip over and a single banana boat ride. Choose what’s best for your group or family! Call 843-445-7777 to book your banana boat ride.

Surf in Myrtle Beach: Lessons & Rentals

Hang ten and have a blast with Myrtle Beach surf lessons and equipment rentals. Surfing has always been a favorite pastime for beachgoers. Whether you are an avid surfer or new to the sport, your next Myrtle Beach vacation is a great time to get into the ocean and make the most of these local surfing options.

Jack’s Surf Lessons

This local Myrtle Beach watersport company comes highly recommended and has experiences to fit all ages and skill levels. Choose from hourly surf lessons or full-day surf classes to fit your time or budget. Two-hour lessons start at $80 per person with discounted pricing for groups. Full-day lessons start at $150 per person. To book a surf lesson, secure a surfboard rental or just to find out more about Jack’s, call 843-647-7471 or head to the website.

Kokopelli Surf Camp

Kokopelli Surf Camp offers group, private and party-style surfing lessons in Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach. Lessons with pro surfers are offered daily and welcome all ages–starting at $45 per person. Kids’ surf camp lessons are also available starting at $180 for a 3-day camp. Visit their website to choose your style then easily book your surfing lessons today.

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Myrtle Beach Paddleboard Rentals & Tours

Paddle in paradise with Myrtle Beach paddleboard rentals and lessons. Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) or paddleboarding is a great workout and an adventurous way to enjoy the beauty of the Myrtle Beach area.

Express Watersports

Rent a paddleboard by the hour with Express Watersports. Perfect for first-timers and groups or families, the boards are on the dock and ready to go. SUP rentals are $25 for the first hour and $15 for each additional hour with all equipment included. Reservations are not required. For groups of 10 or more, call 843-357-7777.

Kokopelli Surf Camp

Choose between a two or three-hour excursion with Kokopelli Surf Camp paddleboard tours. Tours include an excursion around Waites Island, a cruise through the Cherry Grove Salt Marsh area or a sunrise or sunset experience on the calm waters of Cherry Grove. Pricing starts as low as $32 per person with options for adult/child tandem rides. Tours meet in North Myrtle Beach and can be booked online.

Island Adventure Watersports

Reserve with Island Adventure Watersports paddleboard rental for a scenic ride along the Intracoastal Waterway. Rates start at $25 for the first hour and include all equipment and safety lessons. Beginners are always welcome! Call 843-650-7003 or head to the website to book your adventure today.

Family with a young child on the beach.
Planning a Trip to Myrtle Beach

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