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Address: 10 Wharfside St, Charleston Maritime Center, Charleston, SC 29401-1596
Phone Number: +1 843-849-8687
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A locally owned and operated water-based tour and private boat charter...

A locally owned and operated water-based tour and private boat charter company. We have daily tours including Historic, Nature, Sunset, and Haunted Harbor Ghost & Pirate Tours all aboard the Palmetto. We also have many charter options for private parties. Our 45ft USCG certified catamaran has a maximum capacity of 49 people. This allows for a personalized atmosphere. Let our personally guided boat charters and Charleston boat tours give your group a taste of Southern charm.

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Great experience every time!

I've taken this tour several times- I live in Charleston and always try to bring our visiting parents and friends on a boat tour when they visit. Sandpaper is the best value... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Charleston, South Carolina

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've taken this tour several times- I live in Charleston and always try to bring our visiting parents and friends on a boat tour when they visit. Sandpaper is the best value available! Highly recommend both the sunset and ghost tours

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Holiday, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We bought the Groupon and did the Sunset Cruise in April. I was surprised at how much territory we covered. We headed north, and went under the bridge. Then we went past Patriots Point, down along the shore, then across, past the fort. Then we went around the bay, past the Battery. With Captain Mike was a college student studying... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The crew is friendly and I met some great people from NJ😎. I'm going again and have told several friends

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Very relaxing. We enjoyed listening to the stories as well as the boat ride. Leigh and Capt Mike were great!!

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Goose Creek, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Really enjoyed the ghost tour. Leigh, the tour guide and Capt. Mike were excellent! Very interesting stories and a relaxing boat ride. Had an awesome time!

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Salisbury, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We had a lovely evening on the water. The ghost tour is informative and fun . Great for all ages. The sunset was marvelous . Worth the money. Tour lasts about an hour and half.

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North Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

My wife and myself went on the ghost harbor tour for our anniversary because we both love ghost stories. Leigh was amazing and Captain Mike played the best music. We will definitely be back.

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The Villages, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We chartered the Palmetto for a burial at sea for my sister's ashes. From the first contact, I encountered professionalism and caring at their finest. Capt. Bryan made the arranging a breeze (even with adjustments for Hurricane Matthew), Captain Murray did a great job along with the first mate of being sure we accomplished our mission, and were comfortable on... More 

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Pittsburgh
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We thought this might be a fun way to spend a Saturday nite in Charleston, as we like both a good ghost story and Pirate tales! It started off on the dock while we waited for the catamaran to arrive......be prepared to get eaten alive by mosquitoes! By the time the ticket taker graciously offered us bug spray, we both... More 

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Had a great time. Second time enjoying this cruise. Liz, the tour guide was very informed. She is a native , therefore, really knows her stuff!! Could tell she LOVES what she does!! Would go again!!

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