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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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10 Wharfside St, Charleston, SC 29401-1596
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My wife and I enjoyed an evening concert on the Carolina Queen. Crew and staff were very courteous and knowledgeable. Music was fantastic. Created a memory to last a lifetime!

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Reserve your spot ahead of time, they were helpful to us senior citizens. Be sure to take proper clothing for the time of year

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The ride was great. Very informative. They have food and restaurants on boat. It was interesting to see fort Sumter and Sullivan island.

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nkids26
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful tour of the historic Charleston Harbor. Great commentary during the tour from the captain. Great time spent with the family!! Thanks!!

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanted to book a tour but the lady on the phone (MJ) was very non informative and rude! Will not recommend to friends

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank jnewcome5
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed this harbor tour on the river.....it was jam-packed with history, the captain was non-stop in his comments.....the area was so pretty, a nice day so we rode inside and outside, would love to go again....well worth the price!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Norma J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived for cruise only to be told it was not going out due to fog. You really should tell people before they walk from downtown to your dock! We had to walk all the way back to town, reschedule a carriage ride and then...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There were so many things to see, and learn! Captain Trip was very knowledgeable and personable. This made our stay so wonderful. Worth the time!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SheilaandGary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booking the tour online beforehand was very easy. Once we arrived at the Welcome Desk, our tickets were already there for pick-up. The Harbor tour was very informative, providing lots of insight into Charleston's history. It also laid the foundation for the land activity later...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dwandererfiles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Charleston for the holidays and had hoped to go to Fort Sumter. Thanks to the government shutdown, it was not open. We decided the next best thing would be to take the Harbor History Tour. It was a great idea. Captain Trip...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Michael S
1 September 2018|
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Response from dkyochum | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay, there are actually 3 restrooms on the top deck only. The boat boards on the top deck if you have any mobility issues. 1 head on the port side, which is ADA accessible and two on the starboard side... More
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conchita k
20 May 2018|
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Response from dkyochum | Property representative |
For the tri combo, you can split tours up over different days.
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Anup G
29 April 2018|
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Response from dkyochum | Property representative |
Hi, children under 4 are free for Charleston Harbor Tours and Palmetto Carriage Works.
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