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North Myrtle Beach Parasailing Guide

With its magnificent coastline, beautiful beaches, and warm weather, North Myrtle Beach is a vacation-seeker’s paradise waiting to welcome sunkissed adventurers. While there are countless ways to enjoy this popular beach area, one exhilarating experience stands out among the rest– parasailing!

If you’ve never parasailed before, North Myrtle Beach is the perfect place to start. Just a short trip from your Beach Cove Resort stay, you’ll find amazing places to buckle up and enjoy a splashing good time and premium aerial views.

We’ve rounded up some of the most top-notch companies offering once-in-a-lifetime parasailing adventures.


About Parasailing in North Myrtle Beach

Photo Credit: Myrtle Beach Parasailing via Flickr CC2.0

North Myrtle Beach has epic conditions for parasailing. Since it’s located right on the coastline, you’ll find yourself with spectacular views of the Grand Strand with the beaches showing off just for you!

With a wide array of marine life, there’s a high chance you’ll see some of the local marine life from above. Our friendly dolphins have been known to put on a show.

Finally, the coastal winds along our shores are perfect conditions for parasailing all summer! Feel the breeze on your face as you lift into the air and experience South Carolina’s beauty from above.


Parasailing Companies in North Myrtle Beach

New Wave Watersports

New Wave Watersports is a reputable and highly recommended parasailing company in North Myrtle Beach. Previously Atlantic Watersports they’ve now expanded to offer more thrills and sights!

Prepare to be amazed by the sweeping vistas of North Myrtle Beach as you fly high above the sparkling waters. Your parasailing adventure begins with a banana boat ride from the beach. Once you reach the U.S. Coast Guard-inspected and approved boat, you’ll experience a seamless and professional flight as you soar above the water and see for miles!

These flights are perfect for beginners and suitable for adventures of all ages! Kids as young as five are welcome aboard for a thrilling trip! Check out their website for coupons!


Aloha Watersports

  • Address: 2208 N Ocean Blvd, North Myrtle Beach, SC

  • Address: 2201 Little River Neck Rd, North Myrtle Beach, SC

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  • Phone: (843) 249-9908

Bringing the “Aloha spirit” to the East Coast is the fantastic team at Aloha Watersports. It’s safe to say they’ve perfected the art of the parasailing flight. Families of all ages are invited to get a bird’s eye view of the Intracoastal Waterway and the stunning beaches of South Carolina.

Safety is a top priority at Aloha Watersports, making it a great choice for those concerned about heights! Your flight trip begins with parasail boats that have been inspected by the Coast Guard.

Professional photo packages are available once you return from your parasailing trip! Imagine the faces you’ll make as you swoop through the air- captured forever! Aloha Watersports also offers a bunch of other watersports for thrill seekers, including banana boat rides (full of thrills and spills!) and jet ski or pontoon boat rentals!

Head to their website to book a tour and check out current specials, such as a free Aloha Ohana photo to tuck away as a memory from your tour!


Downwind Sails Watersports

  • 1st Location: 2985 South Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC

  • 2nd Location: 410 South Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC

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  • Phone: (843) 448-7245

Downwind Sails Watersports is a popular company ready to help you make memories near the North Myrtle Beach Area. Just about 15 miles outside of town, you’ll find that a journey to them is well worth the trip!

With their most popular parasailing tours, you’ll get a bird’s eye view of the Grand Strand and the Atlantic Ocean that cannot compare. You’ll take a quick ride on a banana boat from the beach to the boat, where you’ll be lifted high into the sky as you soar to your heart’s content.

Up to 6 people can hop on board the parasail boat, and each flight can take 1-3 people simultaneously. Your trip takes about 45 minutes, all in, however, only about 10 minutes of that will be in-air flying.

When you’re finished, you can opt for a digital photo card to remember the adventure of a lifetime. Take note; there are some restrictions. You must be at least 42 inches tall to ride, and there is a 250-pound weight limit per person with a 450-pound weight limit on each flight.

Downwind Sails Watersports also offers jet ski rentals, sailboat rides, and, of course, banana boat rides to (literally) knock your socks off!


Take to the Skies at the Beach

No matter which tour company you choose to sail with, your ideal beach vacation will never be the same after witnessing the beauty of North Myrtle Beach from above!

Our accommodations will put you in the heart of parasailing action. Let Beach Cove Resort vacation rentals host you on your next getaway to North Myrtle Beach!

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