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Charleston Harbor Speed Boat Adventure Tour
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Charleston Harbor Speed Boat Adventure Tour

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Get behind the wheel of an F13 speedboat for a guided tour of Charleston Harbor. Learn the basics of operating the speedboat from your guide, and then follow the guide boat past the Battery, under the Ravenel Bridge, to the USS Yorktown, and more, stopping for photo ops and to optionally change drivers. Small-group tour is limited to eight people or fewer.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD161.80
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USD161.80

Charleston Harbor History Day-Time or Sunset Boat Cruise
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Charleston Harbor History Day-Time or Sunset Boat Cruise

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See the Charleston Harbor by boat with a leisurely sightseeing tour along the Cooper River to Fort Sumter National Monument. This fully-narrated tour focuses on Charleston, South Carolina history from Civil War sites to antebellum houses and landmarks, passes under Cooper River bridges, and explores a waterfront that’s home to bottlenose dolphins and pelicans.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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USD37.12
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Charleston Harbor Sunset Cruise
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Charleston Harbor Sunset Cruise

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Watch the sun set above Charleston, South Carolina with a 2-hour sunset harbor cruise aboard a 45-foot motorized catamaran. Find a comfortable seat on deck, spot the landmarks of downtown Charleston and the waterfront, and watch for the dolphins and sea birds that thrive along the South Carolina shoreline. Enjoy a relaxing break from the city while spending a romantic evening on the water.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD49.00
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Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse
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Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse

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Cruise through Lowcountry tidal creeks and marshes en route to the uninhabited Morris Island on this boat cruise from the Charleston area. A private boat company launches from Bowens Island for the scenic ride through an estuary rich in biodiversity before a soft landing on Morris Island. Spend free time to taking photos of the historic Morris Island Lighthouse, combing for seashells, and looking out for birds, sea turtles, and dolphins before your return.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD54.00
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USD54.00

Narrated Haunted Ghost Cruise of Charleston Harbor
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Narrated Haunted Ghost Cruise of Charleston Harbor

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This Charleston ghost cruise brings you to the city’s spooky sites that can’t be reached on foot. Board a 45-foot catamaran and set sail on the Charleston Harbor, passing by the sites of pirate attacks, naval battles, and more. As you sail, your guide tells haunting stories of Charleston’s past.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD38.00
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Private 2.5-3 Hour Sailboat Harbor Cruise
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Private 2.5-3 Hour Sailboat Harbor Cruise

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See Charleston from the water, and enjoy a luxurious way to admire the sights, with this private sailing charter. This flexible experience is tailored to your preferences: pick your own departure time, bring aboard a picnic and drinks (or upgrade for gourmet catering), and request a photographer if you want to capture the moment. As you go, circle the Charleston Harbor, see landmarks like Fort Sumter, and enjoy a relaxing ambiance.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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USD499.00
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2-Hour Guided Kayak Eco Tour in Charleston
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2-Hour Guided Kayak Eco Tour in Charleston

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More than a welcome sight for sore eyes, the tidal marshes around Charleston are a hotbed for Lowcountry biodiversity. Keep your eyes peeled for sightings of wildlife such as Loggerhead turtles, bottlenose dolphins, and more as you paddle down Folly Creek en route to the tidal creeks that wrap around the Hammock Islands. This leisurely paced kayaking tour is capped at 12 participants for a more personalized experience.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD53.00
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Charleston Harbor Speed Boat Adventure Tour
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Charleston Harbor Speed Boat Adventure Tour

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Get behind the wheel of an F13 speedboat for a guided tour of Charleston Harbor. Learn the basics of operating the speedboat from your guide, and then follow the guide boat past the Battery, under the Ravenel Bridge, to the USS Yorktown, and more, stopping for photo ops and to optionally change drivers. Small-group tour is limited to eight people or fewer.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD161.80
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USD161.80

Charleston Water Taxi Cruise with Dolphin Sighting

Charleston Water Taxi Cruise with Dolphin Sighting

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Explore Charleston by water taxi with this convenient harbor cruise. Utilize quick and scenic water-based transportation to reach several popular landmarks including Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum and the Aquarium. Check out attractions like Joe Riley Waterfront Park and the Charleston Harbor Marina at your leisure. Keep an eye out for dolphins during the cruise.
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  • 1 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD14.00
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Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston

Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston

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Ride a horse-drawn carriage through the heart of historic Charleston on a guided tour through the heart of the city. Soak up the old fashioned charm of cobblestone streets lined with antebellum houses, lush gardens, and landmark churches as you listen to stories about Charleston history, architecture, and culture.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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USD54.95
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Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Horse & Carriage Tour

Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Horse & Carriage Tour

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Experience more than 300 years of history on this guided carriage tour of Charleston. See the many mansions, churches, and gardens as your horse-drawn carriage tour covers more than 2.5 miles and 30 blocks of historic Charleston. Belgian and Percheron draft horses will you lead you through the streets while you learn about this “Holy City” and its role in the Civil War.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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USD50.00
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Nature Boat Tour with Certified Naturalist in Charleston
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Nature Boat Tour with Certified Naturalist in Charleston

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Although Charleston may be more famous for its bars than its beaches, visitors would be remiss to overlook the Holy City's natural charms. Join a certified naturalist for a 2-hour nature boat tour through the waterways off Charleston Harbor, including a stop to explore the historical Morris Island. Throughout the tour, take in views of the Charleston skyline and spot wildlife like dolphins and seabirds with the help of your guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD45.00
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Live Music Sunset Cruise

Live Music Sunset Cruise

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While there is never a bad time to be on the water, the golden hour is arguably the best time. The only way it can get better is with some live music and a cold beverage on Charleston’s famous Tiki Boat, The Friki Tiki! You bring the beers, we bring the tunes. It’s all byob and food so bring out your favorite beverage and snacks. We’ll keep everything cold for you while you kick back and enjoy one of the best sunset tours in Charleston!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD65.00
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USD65.00

Sunday Funday Cruise in Charleston

Sunday Funday Cruise in Charleston

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Sunday morning Charleston harbor cruise from 10am-12pm. This is not a private charter, so multiple groups can join. All participants must be 21 or older. You're welcome to bring your own drinks on board. Bring a bottle of champagne, some OJ, and take in the beautiful views of the Charleston Harbor!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD60.00
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USD60.00

The Bachelor & Bachelorette Party Tiki Cruise
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The Bachelor & Bachelorette Party Tiki Cruise

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This party cruise was made specifically for groups celebrating their bachelor or bachelorette party in Charleston. If that's you, then come hop aboard the Friki Tiki for one of the most fun cruises Charleston has to offer! On this party cruise you'll share the boat with another bachelor or bachelorette party. It's a great way to save a little money, make new friends, and turn the Friki Tiki into a full out party. This 2.5 hour tiki cruise comes with a super awesome sound system, a life- saving bathroom, open space for non-stop dance parties, ice to cool things down, sun to heat things up, water for that one friend who has no chill, and a boat load of good times. We also provide floats and mats for those who want to hop in the water for their "last splash!" Welcome to the highlight of your Charleston bachelor(ette) party weekend.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Wind Down Wednesday Harbor Cruise in Charleston

Wind Down Wednesday Harbor Cruise in Charleston

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Sit back, relax, and enjoy a ride around the Charleston Harbor. Enjoy the beautiful views, wildlife, and a glass of wine. All participants must be 21 or older. This is a bring your own cruise, so bring your own wine or beer. We will provide the horderves.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD50.00
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South Carolina Private Yacht Tour

South Carolina Private Yacht Tour

Not only do we have the best deals in town, but we also fully customize your yacht cruise to your liking! We can tailor the cruise to a fun time with friends, sightseeing, a romantic getaway, or an excursion for the family.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD600.00
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What people are saying about Water Tours in Charleston

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Charleston Harbor History Day-Time or Sunset Boat Cruise
"Wonderful way to see Charleston from the water. Excellent historical background information throughout the cruise."..."
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Charleston Harbor Sunset Cruise
"Beautiful evening and great crew. Nick and PJ shared lots of interesting and fun info. We saw a gorgeous sunset and full moon rising. The music really added to the experience"..."
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Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse
"Great tour with captain Ryan very knowledgeable on the tour interactive and answered any questions we had. A great time on the island and beautiful views with the lighthouse. He knew his crew because intown that night he remembered my wife and i as we strolled down the city."..."
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Narrated Haunted Ghost Cruise of Charleston Harbor
"Loved the tour of the harbor. The views were amazing and Leigh gave wonderful tales and history of Charleston as we traveled the waters."..."
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Private 2.5-3 Hour Sailboat Harbor Cruise
"Great food, great ride and fun with Capt. Whitt! Would recommend to anyone who enjoys a great time on the water."..."
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2-Hour Guided Kayak Eco Tour in Charleston
"Had so much fun! Super easy. Katie was so helpful and great, she is the best. Saw 3 dolphins that swam along with us for 15 mins."..."
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Charleston Harbor Speed Boat Adventure Tour
"Graham kept us safe & made it fun! He was very knowledgeable & had a good sense of what we were looking for in this experience Would definitely recommend to others looking for a good view of the bay & somewhat adventurous"..."
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Charleston Water Taxi Cruise with Dolphin Sighting
"Spending time with my son was the best part of this trip! He enjoyed seeing the ships from the middle of the bay."..."
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Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston
"Docent was very articulate and friendly. He made the tour very relaxing and enjoyable, as did Harmony who only acted up once!"..."
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Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Horse & Carriage Tour
"Tom was a great guide and historian!! His horse Eli did awesome!! The Old south Carriage Company was very organized and clean!!"..."
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Nature Boat Tour with Certified Naturalist in Charleston
"Finding shark teeth on the beach,seeing the shrimp boat covered with birds and the boat tour was very nice and informative regarding history and local birds and mammals"..."
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Live Music Sunset Cruise
"Pontoon boat meets Tiki hut - owners were super, live music is good, request taken if acoustic guitar! BYOB - and enjoy the ride. We throughly enjoyed this trip and I think the bachelor party guys onboard were a great touch!! Haha thanks so much Sam and Natalia!!"..."
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Sunday Funday Cruise in Charleston
"this by far was one of the best rides I’ve been on in Charleston! We had several memorable moments with the local sea life, including a family of dolphins who swam right up to the boat! I was able to see the battery from a new angle, go underneath the Ravenel & drink limitless mimosas! It was a cruise to remember!"..."
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Wind Down Wednesday Harbor Cruise in Charleston
"This was a wonderful evening with friends! The boat crew was very friendly and personable, the wine & charcuterie were fun and nature turned out in style! We saw two rainbows, so many dolphins (20+) and a lovely sunset. It was delightful!"..."

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