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Charleston Harbor Tours

10 Wharfside St, Charleston, SC 29401-1596
+1 843-722-1112
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Come aboard the Carolina Belle for a 90-minute, live narrated, harbor history tour on the beautiful Charleston Harbor. See the "holy city" from a new perspective and take in over 300 years of history that has shaped the Charleston we know today. Tours daily 11:30, 1:30, and 3:30. 9:30 and 6 pm tours in peak season. See website for full schedule. We also offer Charleston's best combination tours. Season Mid February through November. Closed December and January.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
10 Wharfside St, Charleston, SC 29401-1596
French Quarter
+1 843-722-1112

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Reviewed yesterday

This was the worst dinner tour that I have experienced. The food was cold and there were not sufficient deserts for all passengers. The seating was tight with some people having to move in order that others could move around. The entertainment sang gospel music...More

Thank jycric5
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Captain Andy and his ship's mate were great! History was great, trivia was fun and we loved their take on Charleston! We had a great time and the sail was only made better by so many awesome dolphins following u along the way! We HIGHLY...More

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Thank Denise B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Took this two hour cruise to see the boats all lit up which was interesting but ended up enjoying the buffet dinner and Shrimp City Slim's music even more. If you're one who eats your 1/4 smoked chicken properly, bring wipes to clean your hands...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time. We're from Charleston and still learned something new. My 3 year old loved the water and seeing the dolphins. The captain was knowledgeable and engaging. I will definitely recommend this tour to anyone visiting Charleston.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Packed in like sardines! Very poor Parade of lights visibility. Disappointed in the food. Would not recommend!! Worst part of of trip!

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Thank kim s
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I thoroughly enjoyed the Charleston Harbor Tour. We especially enjoyed seeing Fort Sumpter, the Battery and the beautiful bridge. The captain had a great sense of humor, and we loved his trivia questions. I’d recommend it!

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Thank Martha B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This cruse is a great way to see the city of Charleston and historical sites in the harbor. Enjoyed it very much and great view of the Arthur Ravenal Jr Bridge from the underside!!!

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Thank Francis P W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took 30 eighth graders to Charleston for the day. Most had never been on a boat. Without a doubt, this was the most informative and fun the kids had during the visit. They talked of the boat ride the entire day after.

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RaeAnne W
18 November 2017|
Response from Kathryn B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a bar on the boat. Reasonable prices & good selection
20 August 2017|
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Response from dkyochum | Property representative |
No, we run tours February - early December.
7 March 2017|
Response from dkyochum | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Charleston Harbor Tours does not offer pick up. However, you can book a combination harbor tour and bus tour with Adventure Sightseeing and receive hotel pick up. You may visit the Adventure... More