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Charleston Pirate Tours

79 Cumberland St, Charleston, SC 29401-3112
+1 843-442-7299
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Best Ghost Walk Ever!

We have been on numerous ghost walks throughout the U.S. and Europe; this was without a doubt the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Boca Raton, Florida
via mobile
Pirate Ghost walking Tour

Went with 2 friend and another couple on the pirate ghost walk with Eric Lavender as our guide... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Teri R
Brevard, North Carolina, United States
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Join Charleston's most photographed guides and their parrots on walking tours in Charleston's historic district. Daily tours include Charleston Pirate History, Pirate & Ghost Tour, Daytime Ghost & History Tour, and Children's Treasure Hunt Tour, Charleston's only children's tour. Customized private and group tours are also available. Appearances on Travel Channel, A&E, Syfy, Lifetime, PBS, NPR, Fox Network.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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79 Cumberland St, Charleston, SC 29401-3112
+1 843-442-7299

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have been on numerous ghost walks throughout the U.S. and Europe; this was without a doubt the BEST one we've ever been on! It's all about Eric. His knowledge of Charleston, his passion for the stories he tells and his ability to tailor the...More

Thank TXLonghorngirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with 2 friend and another couple on the pirate ghost walk with Eric Lavender as our guide. Eric was great at telling the ghost and pirate history, which made it very fun. You can tell he loves what he is doing. Thanks for the...More

Thank Teri R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the evening Pirate ghost walk which included pirate history as well as local ghost stories. Eric was so knowledgeable about the area, and had so many stories to tell. The tour lasted 90 minutes, but we could have listened to his stories...More

Thank Susna92
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Last weekend, my daughter and I took my grandchildren to the Childrens Pirate Tour. They absolutely loved it! Sabrina made sure they had lots of fun doing pirate things and they had the opportunity to learn a lot of history ( in a fun way!)....More

Thank Deb D
IOPnative, Owner at Charleston Pirate Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

I'm glad that your grandchildren enjoyed the tour. Sorry that you felt the $12 adult fee was too high. As you can see from other reviews, adults also enjoy the history that we share on the tour. I even invite the adults to ask me...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017

Very informative, lots and lots of Pirate History. Capt. Bob is very knowledgeable. Capt Bob would correct me for using the Pirate "Arrrr" in my title, but you will have to take the tour to find out why.

Thank Erik E
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I really enjoyed this tour. With all of the history in Charleston, it seemed like something different and interesting to do and more unique than the types of walking tours you normally get. Eric did a fantastic job. He was very knowledgeable and interesting. The...More

Thank ErinR1980
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

My children attended the pirate treasure hunt in white point gardens and had a fantastic time. I don't even think they realized they were learning history. It's something we plan to do summer after summer!! Awesome activity and I highly recommend it to everybody!!

Thank AM W
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Really glad I booked a tour with Eric around the historic part of town. He told interesting stories and gave a well-rounded history of Charleston in the pirate age. I went on a hot day and Eric kept us walking in the shade for almost...More

Thank Drew C
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Eric was wonderful. He keep everyone from age 9 to 67 involved during our hour tour throughout Charleston. We would highly recommend this trip for everyone.

Thank khackett5
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We absolutely loved the tour! from age 8 to 58 it was fun and entertaining to us all.. A unique and informative view on Charleston that I had not had before!

Thank tralynnsm
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Chauntelle M
24 June 2017|
Response from IOPnative | Property representative |
Please forgive the delay in my answer. I just saw your question. As a rule, Eric does the daytime pirate tour every day, but we take turns doing the pirate & ghost tour at night. If you call me before you buy tickets, I... More
17 February 2015|
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Response from IOPnative | Property representative |
There is no charge for children under 3, but they still need a ticket. You'll see a $0-priced ticket for kids under 4 on our website.