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Middleton Place All-Access Admission / Self Guided Tour & Lunch from Charleston

Middleton Place All-Access Admission / Self Guided Tour & Lunch from Charleston

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Middleton Place is one of the most popular plantations in the Charleston area, but getting there can be tricky without a private car. This tour makes it easy by including transportation from downtown Charleston aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned van, plus a guided tour of the house upon arrival. A 3-course lunch is also included for a taste of Lowcountry cuisine.
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  • 5 hours
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USD120.90
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USD120.90

Boone Hall Plantation Admission & Tour with Transportation from Charleston

Boone Hall Plantation Admission & Tour with Transportation from Charleston

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Visit Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens on this 4.5-hour tour from Charleston, South Carolina. One of the oldest working plantations in the United States, Boone Hall was founded in 1681 and still grows crops. During your tour led by a guide in period costume, you'll see the plantation's slave quarters and learn about its history and modern-day use. Select a morning or afternoon departure time when booking. Enjoy a personalized experience on this small-group tour of just 15 people.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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USD67.76
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Undiscovered Charleston: Half Day Food, Wine & History Tour with Cooking Class

Undiscovered Charleston: Half Day Food, Wine & History Tour with Cooking Class

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This walking tour and interactive lunch combo provides a two-in-one experience in Charleston. With a celebrated local chef, Forrest Parker, you'll start with a 1.5-hour historical walking tour about the influences of Lowcountry food in the city of Charleston. Then watch a cooking demonstration from Parker before enjoying lunch paired with wine.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD200.00
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Daufuskie Island Guided History Tour from Hilton Head
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Daufuskie Island Guided History Tour from Hilton Head

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Remote Daufuskie Island is accessible only by boat and remains largely undeveloped, despite its fame as the setting of Pat Conroy’s novel “The Water is Wide.” A guided tour makes the trip a cinch—this package includes round-trip ferry tickets, plus transportation between island attractions such as the First African Baptist Church and Mary Fields School, all visited with the benefit of commentary from your guide.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD115.00
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USD115.00

Magnolia Plantation Admission & Tour with Transportation from Charleston
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Magnolia Plantation Admission & Tour with Transportation from Charleston

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Pickup and drop-off from downtown Charleston, South Carolina make it easy to tour Magnolia Plantation, one of the oldest plantations in the South. This 4-in-1 tour includes a narrated drive out to the plantation, a walking tour of the garden, tram tour through the property, and tour of the house itself, providing incredible value.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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USD80.79
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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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USD37.12

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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USD54.95

Charleston City Bus Tour with Optional Joseph Manigault or Charleston Museum

Charleston City Bus Tour with Optional Joseph Manigault or Charleston Museum

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Travel back in time to discover one of America’s most historic cities—Charleston, South Carolina—on this guided sightseeing tour. Visit a plethora landmarks including Rainbow Row, the longest cluster of Georgian row houses in the United States; the Old Exchange Building, South Carolina's most historic building; White Point Garden, in the heart of Charleston’s historic district, with a spectacular view of Fort Sumter and many more. Upgrade option available to include a tour of the famous Joseph Manigault House, one of Charleston's most exquisite antebellum structures or the Charleston Museum.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD30.00
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USD30.00

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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USD56.00
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USD56.00

Charleston See-It-All Sightseeing Bus Tour

Charleston See-It-All Sightseeing Bus Tour

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Charleston's colonial history, laid-back vibe, and beautiful sites continue to steal the hearts of visitors to the Holy City. See the highlights of the peninsula in comfort on this 90-minute guided tour on a climate-controlled minibus with a maximum of 15 passengers. This narrated tour keeps you cool as you ride past must-see Charleston sights such as the Battery, the Citadel, Old City Market, and Hampton Park as well as enjoy spectacular views of Fort Sumter, Castle Pinckney, and the Sullivan Island Lighthouse at a distance. Bonus: Admission to Charleston Powder Museum is also included with the price of your tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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USD32.20
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USD32.20

Charleston City Sightseeing Bus Tour

Charleston City Sightseeing Bus Tour

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An air-conditioned sightseeing bus offers a refreshing Charleston Sightseeing Tour for summertime visitors trying to escape the heat or those with limited mobility. Roll by popular "Holy City" sights like Rainbow Row, the Battery, White Point Gardens, Nathaniel Russell House, and St. Michael's Church from wide viewing windows while your guide informs and entertains with stories from Charleston's rich past.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD45.00
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Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston

Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston

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Discover downtown Charleston on a Southern-style carriage ride that passes through the Commercial District and Waterfront Park. Learn about the history, architecture, and people of this old South Carolina city throughout the tour.
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  • 35 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD44.95
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USD44.95

Private 2.5-3 Hour Sailboat Harbor Cruise

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 Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour

2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour

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Travel back in time to discover one of America’s most historic cities—Charleston, South Carolina—on this guided walking tour. Visit points of interest including Charleston City Hall; the Dock Street Theatre, America’s first theatre; the Old Exchange Building, South Carolina's most historic building; White Point Garden, in the heart of Charleston’s historic district with a spectacular view of Fort Sumter, and many more.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD25.00
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USD25.00

3-Hour Secret Food Tour in Charleston w/ Private Tour Option

3-Hour Secret Food Tour in Charleston w/ Private Tour Option

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Skip the tourist traps and lose yourself in the flavors of true Charleston cuisine. Taste local delicacies like classic Carolina-style BBQ, historic She-Crab soup, and famous fried green tomatoes and, as with all of our tours, you'll also indulge in our decadent Secret Dish, which just might make you leave singing a happy song! Your local guide will steer you toward the very best spots to enjoy these classic Southern dishes.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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USD109.00
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USD109.00
Price varies by group size

Outer Banks Film Locations Tour

Outer Banks Film Locations Tour

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Go behind the scenes of the Netflix series Outer Banks with a film locations tour in Charleston. Meet your guide, who was an extra during season one, for a private half-day tour. Hear stories about the cast and crew of Outer Banks as you visit locations seen in the series. Learn about the history, culture, and architecture of Charleston during the tour as well.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD125.00
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USD125.00

Charleston Farm-to-Table Food Tour and Chef's Challenge

Charleston Farm-to-Table Food Tour and Chef's Challenge

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This 3-hour tour showcases the seasonal bounty of the Lowcountry and the creative prowess of a local chef. - Handpick local seasonal produce at a neighborhood market alongside a Charleston chef. - Explore the historic Cannonborough-Elliotborough neighborhood with a city-certified guide. - Enjoy a one-of-a-kind farm-to-table experience at a local restaurant with a 5+ course feast, created from your seasonal Market selections. This is a great way to explore a beloved local produce shop and historic neighborhood, meet a Charleston chef (or two!), and see their creativity in action. Come enjoy a true Charleston farm-to-table experience, that's unique, local, and not-to-be-missed.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD99.00
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USD99.00

Charleston Photography Tours - Half Day Expedition
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Charleston Photography Tours - Half Day Expedition

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Explore the hidden gems and iconic locations around Charleston on this leisurely half-day photography tour. Enjoy plenty of time at each stop to get the best shot and take advantage of tips from a guide along the way. Participants will meet at a designated location and follow the guide in their own vehicles.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD185.00
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USD185.00

Get Out of Town! Lighthouses, Beaches and Forts Tour! Folly to Sullivan's Island

Get Out of Town! Lighthouses, Beaches and Forts Tour! Folly to Sullivan's Island

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Let us whisk you away from the bustle of the city, out into the Lowcountry. This tour has something for everyone, while we visit the most picturesque spots around Charleston. I take you to both area lighthouses to get an up close view of these naval beacons (both do not have direct access but we will get as close as you can to each). We will drive around famed The Citadel campus -- and the ghosts of students that took the first shots at the Union in the civil war. And a stroll the grounds of Fort Moultrie, out to the beach, and the best view of Charleston from the water. I am a city certified tour guide that takes you outside the limits! Come enjoy the scenery and history of the Lowcountry surrounding Charleston. If there are more than 2 people on the tour, we will drive in my 2021 Mercedes Sprinter. Less than 3, a private tour in my 2019 Subaru Outback.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD60.00
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USD60.00

Charleston Private Secret Food Tour

Charleston Private Secret Food Tour

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Discover local food and learn about the city and its history from a local Charlestonian on this private guided tour. Learn about Southern foods such as grits, fried oysters, and fried green tomatoes and the culture behind them, including how the African slave trade introduced ingredients to the local diet. This private tour provides a more intimate, personalized experience.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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USD217.46
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USD217.46
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Spirit of Old Beaufort Heritage Tour

Spirit of Old Beaufort Heritage Tour

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Skip the hassle of renting a car and explore the islands near Beaufort from the comfort of an air-conditioned coach during this sightseeing tour. See the Gullah plantation house, cemetery, and church ruins, and visit the praise house, which still hosts meetings for families on the island. Learn about Gullah heritage with commentary from your guide and experience island life in the South Carolina Lowcountry.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD49.00
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USD49.00

4-Hour Charleston Paranormal Encounter Tour

4-Hour Charleston Paranormal Encounter Tour

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Explore the paranormal side of Charleston with this half-day tour. Meet your guide for a paranormal investigation at several locations in North Charleston. Use high-tech tools to seek communication with spirits and bring home audio and video files of the night’s events. Learn about Charleston’s haunted past during this small-group tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD160.00
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USD160.00

Charleston Plantation Tour - Middleton Place Plantation

Charleston Plantation Tour - Middleton Place Plantation

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This is a private tour which includes a brief driving tour of Charleston's Old and Historic District and one of Charleston's premier plantatons. Your guide is a licensed city guide who's lived in the historic district for more than 20 years. Your guide will provide you wtih interesting historic facts and amusing stories of 300 year old traditions that exist in this wonderful city today.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD125.00
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USD125.00

Private Water Ski Adventure Day (3 Hours)

Private Water Ski Adventure Day (3 Hours)

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Come aboard our custom ski boat rated for 6 passengers. This charter comes with a USCG captain to drive the boat so you and your group can sit back and enjoy the day hassle free. This is your charter to customize from water ski, tubing, wake boarding, and kneeboarding! This is fun for all ages, no experience required. Book your custom experience with Island Head today!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD492.90
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What people are saying about Half-day Tours in South Carolina

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Middleton Place All-Access Admission / Self Guided Tour & Lunch from Charleston
"Awesome tour! Tour guide was great! Middleton is beautiful!! The trees are amazing, the grounds are gorgeous and restaurant was great."..."
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Boone Hall Plantation Admission & Tour with Transportation from Charleston
"We had a wonderful heart-felt experience. Our 3:30 tour. Our guide was awesome. He added humor with enlightening information. He even talked with us after the tour was over. Gullah people are resilient So proud of them and Boone Hall for preserving history."..."
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Undiscovered Charleston: Half Day Food, Wine & History Tour with Cooking Class
"Loved the food oriented historical stories and the luncheon was insane. Was a great experience that I would highly recommend and repeat"..."
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Daufuskie Island Guided History Tour from Hilton Head
"Captain Doreen, was amazing. She went above and beyond to make sure that the tour was amazing. She was very well versed in the history Daufuskie and made it very interesting. Not only did we learn a lot we had a great time on the boat trip over and back."..."
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Magnolia Plantation Admission & Tour with Transportation from Charleston
"We had a great day at the Magnolia Plantation & Garden Tour. Our Tour Guide Lisa was great & very friendly! We loved how the garden, house, & tram tours & transportation were all scheduled for us so we could just relax & enjoy! Highly Recommend❣️"..."
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Charleston Harbor History Day-Time or Sunset Boat Cruise
"Great day on the cruise! The crew were great, and very informative.. So much history! Highly recommend."..."
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Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston
"Van was a wonderful tour guide; informative tour. Would highly recommend. Go on your first day in town."..."
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Charleston City Bus Tour with Optional Joseph Manigault or Charleston Museum
"Our driver had more the a dozen years tour experience. Took us to so many places and he had great information about each. If you asked other questions he had the answers from the city history, architecture to local restaurants. Well with the time and cost."..."
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Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse
"Beautiful views, there were so many dolphins out ! Josh was our captain; he was AWESOME very friendly and easy going ! I can’t wait to come back."..."
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Charleston See-It-All Sightseeing Bus Tour
"It was an amazing tour and phenomenal guide! I really enjoyed leaning about the history of Charleston!"..."
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Charleston City Sightseeing Bus Tour
"Great historical info provided by very knowledgeable tour guide. Highly recommend tour in comfortable setting.!"..."
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Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston
"We enjoyed learning about the sites of Charleston on this carriage ride! It was informative and enjoyable!"..."
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Private 2.5-3 Hour Sailboat Harbor Cruise
"A lovely experience, the captains were very knowledgeable on the areas history, handled a pop up storm with ease, and ensured we had a great time! Would 100000% recommend."..."
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2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour
"Amazing and funny tour guide! Took us to such beautiful and historic places. Great experience and very educational."..."
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3-Hour Secret Food Tour in Charleston w/ Private Tour Option
"Tanner was an excellent tour guide; he showed us a lot of great spots around the town and knew a lot of the history. All the spots he took us too were great, the food was wonderful and we tried several new things. Overall great experience and would definitely go again"..."
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Outer Banks Film Locations Tour
"Jill was very professional and also super sweet! She knew all the right spots! She also provided cold water and snacks. She went above and beyond to make sure we had a great experience!"..."
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Charleston Farm-to-Table Food Tour and Chef's Challenge
"Excellent tour! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and our chefs were awesome! Food was amazing! Really enjoyed everything about this tour!"..."
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Charleston Photography Tours - Half Day Expedition
"Tiffany was fantastic. Helpful pointers in composition and always helping to look for the best light. The locations were beautiful and able to take our time there and never felt rushed.. I strongly recommend this tour if you are looking for some great nature photography in Charleston"..."
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Get Out of Town! Lighthouses, Beaches and Forts Tour! Folly to Sullivan's Island
"A great day and SNAP individualized the tour for us. She made it accessible for me with a broken ankle."..."
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Spirit of Old Beaufort Heritage Tour
"It was an awesome tour. We learned so much. Eveline was wonderful and so knowledgeable. We found the whole tour very educational."..."
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4-Hour Charleston Paranormal Encounter Tour
"We brought some equipment and they had equipment available for us to use as well. We captured readings on both sets of equipment."..."
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Charleston Plantation Tour - Middleton Place Plantation
"Mike was awesome. Walking the plantation grounds. He was so knowledgeable about the plantation history. Such a friendly person made us feel as if we were friends for years."..."
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