Tours in Charleston

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City Tours
1 hour
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€51.92
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Day Cruises
2–3 hours
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€58.15
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Private and Luxury
40 minutes
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City Tours
2 hours
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€25.96
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Catamaran Cruises
2 hours
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€50.88
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Private and Luxury
4 hours
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€207.67
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City Tours
2 hours
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€31.15
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Adventure Tours
2 hours
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€55.03
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Private and Luxury
1 hour
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€51.87
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Night Tours
1–2 hours
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€29.07
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Night Tours
1–2 hours
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€39.46
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Bus Tours
2 hours
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€101.24
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Private and Luxury
2–3 hours
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What travellers are saying

  • Wanderer44014
    2 contributions
    What a great experience! Our guide had soo many stories, interesting facts, statistics, etc., and was very engaging and vivacious. I didn't realize so much history existed just in the downtown area and a little beyond. I mistakenly thought we were going closer to the Battery and the water area, but was so pleasantly surprised. We loved it!
    Written 1 October 2022
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  • Brittany F
    4 contributions
    The BEST tour experience that we had while in Charleston! Definitely worth the trip and money! Captain Luke was wonderful, so knowledgeable, and tons of fun! He made learning about the local ecology interesting, did a great job of sharing the locals' perspective, and really explained how fragile and important the estuaries are to the ocean ecosystem. The stop on Morris Island was idyllic and peaceful - and great seashell hunting! Overall, would HIGHLY recommend! If you're lucky - Captain Luke will give you a ride over to Crosby's for lunch and share a beer with you! :)
    Written 1 October 2022
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  • Suzanne Elise F
    1 contribution
    Guide was great, knowledgeable, entertaining. Great history lesson as well as ghost stories. "Moose" was 20 hands tall and a sweetheart! (I got a kiss at the end.) Best part of the trip.
    Written 1 October 2022
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  • Lallen21Thanks
    south bay california6 contributions
    Fantastic walking tour! Our tour guide Mr Jones was knowledgeable, interesting and had extensive knowledge of the city and Charleston rich history. The tour was a great experience and warm welcome to Charleston. Highly recommend to anyone and everyone. Beautiful and fascinating city and guide.
    Written 2 October 2022
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  • Page A
    1 contribution
    This was a very pleasant boat ride. The crew was friendly and our tour guide was knowledgeable. I loved that it was a short trip and didn't take up an entire day of our vacation. The bar on board was also very welcomed.
    Written 28 September 2022
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  • lairab85
    Indianapolis, IN3 contributions
    If you love history, just book this tour! Nice boat ride to the fort. The guide at the fort was amazing! It was well worth the money.
    Written 1 October 2022
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  • Jessica A
    Draper, UT1 contribution
    This was a great tour. Several stories and a few locations. Bug spray was provided which I definitely needed. The stories were great and our guide, Mark, was wonderful. Would have liked a few more details or stories but it was nice. His sharing of the Poe poem at the end was wonderful!
    Written 2 October 2022
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  • Dave S
    1 contribution
    Faith was a wonderful guide and shared so much history and information with us!! We had a lot of food to sample and really enjoyed all the stops we made. Thanks so much Faith! We would do it again!
    Written 30 September 2022
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  • Global134780
    2 contributions
    You literally did see-it-all. Lots of interesting facts and stories. Tour guide kept it all very intetesting.
    Written 1 October 2022
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  • Cesar V
    3 contributions
    Excellent crew, Victor and JP where amazing 👏 fun and easy to get along with. Good variety of drinks, travel very pleasant and informative. Beautiful ride.
    Written 25 September 2022
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  • littlemoose
    Marmora, NJ28 contributions
    Fantastic! Chef Gump met us at the Pinapple Fountain and began what was an informative and entertaining walking tour of the French Quarter. He is knowlegdable about the history, culture, architecture, and food of Charleston. All with a terrific sense of humor. The walking tour lasted about 2 hours and was followed by a two hour cooking demonstration and serving of an absolutely delicious meal with wine pairings. The shrimp and grits are the best I have ever had. I highly recommend this tour!
    Written 27 September 2022
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  • Susan P
    2 contributions
    The convenience and ease of making plans, having them go as intended, and the courtesy of the bus driver, the narrators at the plantation, and the drive through if the estate. Lots of great information, and a beautiful property.
    Written 30 September 2022
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  • CBradey
    2 contributions
    Autumn was a phenomenal tour guide and so knowledgeable and personable! We would absolutely do another tour when back in Charleston. 10/10 recommend!
    Written 28 September 2022
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  • Robert T
    1 contribution
    Our tour operator was Rodney and he was fantastic! He was knowledgeable, personable, and was enthusiastic about the material.

    The tour is restricted to only 14 people (terrific) and the van is air conditioned and comfortable.

    My "nits" about the tour: 1) on the website it said we would get a bottle of water (we did not); 2) although Rodney did a great job projecting his voice, it would have been better if he had a microphone. This is partly because of outside road noise and partly because there was a chatty couple behind us who spoke in normal conversational levels; 3) about half the time he would reference a point of interest as "here is ". I assume he was pointing to it but we couldn't see where he was pointing. It would have been helpful to have some directional reference, e.g. ahead on your right, the white building ahead on your right, etc.

    Overall, though, the tour was terrific and Rodney was fantastic! Would definitely recommend it.
    Written 2 October 2022
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  • drsm
    Lowell, MI60 contributions
    Steve Bailey was an excellent guide for this interesting tour. We had already walked some of the Historic District and were surprised at all we did not see until Steve pointed it out. We would never have discovered the alleyways! Steve has a great grasp of the history of the area and presents it in an interesting manner. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience.
    Written 29 September 2022
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