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The Spirit of Old Beaufort

Open today: 09:00 - 19:30
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“van tour”(38 reviews)
“gullah tour”(21 reviews)
“walking tour”(17 reviews)
Here at the Spirit of Old Beaufort our tours are lead by certified guides dressed in period costume. Let them transport you back in time by foot or in our air conditioned vans to enjoy the history, folktales and Hollywood film sites of the Carolina...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1501 Bay St, 103 Charles St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5404
+1 843-525-0459
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All reviews van tour gullah tour walking tour civil war extremely knowledgeable about the history beautiful singing great tour highly recommend this trip friendly guide area's history antebellum houses great sense of humor great information wealth of knowledge helena island interesting stories minute tour
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide was Dean, and he was not only very knowledgeable but, you could feel his passion for sharing his love of the history of Beaufort. The van you ride in is very comfortable and Dean answered all our questions. He is one of...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

I went on the bus tour today with our guide Cora. It was extremely interesting and informative; Cora was born in Beaufort, so had a lot of in depth knowledge. Very comfortable air conditioned bus too.

Thank cg26Bath
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had done the Gullah tour about 2 years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. This time, we did the walking tour through the Point and Eastside. Our guide, Ann, did an excellent job. We loved the beautiful neighborhood called The Point and...More

1  Thank outdoorgal55
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Dean was an excellent tour giude and a delightful person to meet. His knowledge of the history of Beaufort is very deep and he delivers it very well. We highly recommend taking this tour and we would take it again.

Thank Raymond J
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

This tour was nothing short of excellent. Our tour guide, Dean, was so very well versed about the history of Beaufort and made things come alive for us throughout. We saw many absolutely beautiful homes and were told stories about those people who lived in...More

4  Thank erni1221
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is a wonderful two hour tour in a nice modern air-conditioned van. This lady, Evelene Stevenson, has been doing tours since the 1970s and along with her husband they have their own book and map of the sights. We parked in the Marina parking...More

1  Thank ephyfe
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Lots of fun information...we had a great tour guide who made it fun and exciting. The weather wasn’t on our side but it worked in our favor has many others cancelled and it was just us 3 girls. So much history and fabulous stories. Well...More

Thank CYMattie
Evelene S, Owner at The Spirit of Old Beaufort, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you for taking our tour and for letting me know what your Beaufort Experince was by taking our tour. When you come back to the Lowcountry of Beaufort please call us and book again one of our other tours, we discount the tours for...More

Reviewed 23 August 2018

Enjoyed the tour but could not get a good picture of some of the historical sites. I also booked the wrong tour. I thouhjt I was booking the Arsenal where they dress in period costume. This was a very last minute thing we booked for...More

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful tour through the beautiful town of Beaufort! We learned about the interesting town history and got such interesting stories told to us by the owner Evilene. It was a wonderful day which we enjoyed thoroughly, def recommend!

Thank kmccoy828
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide, Cora, was very friendly and gave us a lot of history on Beaufort and the surrounding islands. We would definitely suggest this to anyone visiting.

Thank Sunshine C
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