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Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston provided by Palmetto Carriage Works

Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
A Southern-style carriage ride is a classic activity in Charleston. This quick tour offers a look at the historical sights of downtown and the Commercial District. Relax while you ride through the streets, from Joe Riley Waterfront Park past the City Market to the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    8 Guignard St
    8 Guignard St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Look for the Big Red Barn!
    See address & details
  • 1
    Joe Riley Waterfront Park
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 2
    Charleston City Market
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 3
    Palmetto Carriage Works
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
  • 4
    Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon
    Stop: 5 minutes
    See details
  • You'll end at
    8 Guignard St
    8 Guignard St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Look for the Big Red Barn!
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Evening carriage ride in downtown Charleston
  • Ride through Waterfront Park and the Commercial District
  • Learn about Charleston’s architecture and inhabitants
  • Small-group tour: passenger limit is 14 people
Important Information
Departure Point
8 Guignard St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
Duration
35m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 35-minute Evening Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston
  • Professional Guide
  • Learn more about Charleston's Commercial District and Waterfront Park
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • A maximum of 14 people per booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Elizabeth M wrote a review Aug 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
The staff were so pleasant. They put out fans in the parking lot with benches to make customers cool while waiting for a ride. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and they implemented safety precautions for COVID by installing plastic barriers between rows. I’m so grateful for
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Cori B wrote a review Aug 2020
Fredericksburg, Virginia13 contributions
I had a great time being able to explore downtown Charleston! The tour guy was very informative and was super nice. The only downfall was it was hard to hear him talk over the cars and busyness of the streets. Would recommend a microphone so we could hear better.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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JoslynB87 wrote a review Jul 2020
Prescott, Arizona10 contributions5 helpful votes
This was an excellent tour! Brianna did an amazing job and was really knowledgeable of the history. It was a ton of fun and a really cool snapshot of downtown Charleston. The tour company itself was really kind and accommodating when the tour we booked with Old South Carriage
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Date of experience: July 2020
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travelgal2014 wrote a review Jun 2020
Denver, Colorado25 contributions8 helpful votes
Justin was a great tour guide you can see he really enjoys giving tours. He provided us with a bit of humor along with interesting facts. It is a great relaxing way to see the sights up close. Glad we had an opportunity to do the tour. Would love to do it again !
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Kimberly G wrote a review Jun 2020
48 contributions9 helpful votes
The guide was very knowledgeable and funny. We did the evening tour. It was a shorter tour but it did not disappoint.
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Andrea S
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Highly recommend
PERFECT way to start your Charleston experience. We learned and saw so much. Our guide, Van, was a history buff!!
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drethorst
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Good but couldn’t hear everything
Although we were in the last row and the their was a shield in front of us it was very difficult to hear the driver
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ocjimmykim
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Must do, laid back, and accommodating!
Initially booked because of the many many positive reviews! We booked the day before without knowing what would hap
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AdeleScotese
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Charleston Horse drawn carriage ride
Everyone was so nice and friendly! Our tour was super knowledgeable and funny. She talked the entire hour all about
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fairster
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Perfect way to get introduced to Charleston
Very informative driver very interesting way to learn the history of Charleston! Great way to start your vacation!
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keenerfamily4
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Carriage Ride in Charleston
My family immensely enjoyed their horse drawn carriage ride through Charleston. The Palmetto Carriage Works staff w
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Darcey N
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Amazing tour
Our tour was great, the history of Charleston is very interesting. The guide was very professional, knowledgeable a
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County-Hunter
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Exceptionally well done!
I knew that I wanted to go on a carriage tour when I visited Old Charleston. I had no idea that there was more tha
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suekimbo
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Great
Very nice ride. Our driver was very knowledgeable. The route is selected at time of ride so you do not have a cho
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Brian W
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COVID friendly!
Everyone wore masks which is why we originally chose this company, unlike other local tour companies. All the staf
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Waverly W
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Quaint Carriage Ride
This was the last thing we did on our trip to Charleston and it was well worth the wait. We had an excellent guide
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SCJoviGirl
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50th Anniversary Gift
A group of us went in together and purchased a private carriage ride for my parents for their 50th Anniversary and
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FellowTraveler220393
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Charleston for the New Year!
Best place to ring in the New Year!!! We did it in 2020, with no idea what was to come of our great nation and the
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natebR328UA
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Great time!
We took the ride and it was fantastic. Very informative. Brianna was great. Will definitely do again.
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Joball24
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One Day Made Great
Only had a day in The city and wanted to experience the old town so we decided with the covid increasing numbers to
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  • Duration: 35m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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