Outdoor activities in Charleston

Top Outdoor Activities in Charleston, SC

Outdoor Activities in Charleston

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Water Tours
2 hours
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€50.88
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City Tours
1 hour
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€51.92
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40 minutes
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Catamaran Cruises
2 hours
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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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City Tours
50 minutes
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€311.51
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City Tours
1 hour
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€275.16
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City Tours
1 hour
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€46.73
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Adventure Tours
1–2 hours
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€62.30
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2 hours
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City Tours
1 hour
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Water Tours
2 hours
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€33.23
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50–55 minutes
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Sailing
2 hours
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Sailing
2 hours
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Walking Tours
1 hour
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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • CBradey
    2 contributions
    Ali was an amazing guide and provided us with so much great information about the marshes and Charleston in general. She was so informative, knowledgeable, and we had a great time with beautiful views! Would absolutely recommend and re-do our next time back in SC.
    Written 28 September 2022
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  • Jim
    Bethpage, NY2 contributions
    Our driver was very informative and very knowledgeable about the area. The French Quarter was very interesting.
    Written 30 September 2022
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  • Janet V
    Jay, OK41 contributions
    This was the BEST carriage ride ever! John was so knowledgeable about Charleston! He would stop and allow us to take photos and answer all our questions about the sites we were seeing. You can tell he LOVES his job because he is so good at it!
    Written 15 September 2022
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  • Colleen P
    Stanhope, NJ106 contributions
    We took a private daytime carriage ride and Sarah was our guide. Sarah did an amazing job at explaining everything we toured and what a wonderful experience it was! I would do this again and again!!! very worth the time and $$$
    Written 21 September 2022
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  • Charlene A
    1 contribution
    The bus pick up and drop off was at a convenient location. Our driver was excellent and the bus was comfortable. The carriage ride was the highlight. We were informed of meaningful and fun facts. Our time at the market was short. The harbor ride was relaxing but the intercom was difficult to understand, therefore we felt this was not as beneficial and would have liked more time to explore historical buildings. Time was also limited at the plantation. We wished we would have rode the tractor to see the extent of the land rather than tour the house. Definitely not enough time to take it all in. This trip was a nice overview leaving us a desire to return to Charleston.
    Written 17 June 2022
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  • Stella K
    1 contribution
    Our tour guide made the experience so pleasurable - he was so knowledgeable and made it all so interesting. We didn't get his name unfortunately but he was wonderful- the horse was Grayman I believe, We had a great time on the tour and plan on doing it again!
    Written 29 September 2022
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  • wtinkey
    Des Moines, IA10 contributions
    The Outer Banks ebike tour was fantastic. Thomas Jones our guide knew exactly where to go and had not only outer banks information, but also shared island
    history. We were able to see many characters and see some filming as well. Highly recommend!!
    Written 8 June 2022
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  • Vanessa D
    3 contributions
    Very fun experience! Length was perfect so that our kids (6 & 4) could enjoy and not get too antsy. Great info. Highly recommend!
    Written 23 August 2022
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  • 361simonek
    Austin, TX5 contributions
    This was a fun and easy activity to do while on a couples trip! We were able to play our own music and enjoy our beverages while admiring the city views. Our cruise ended before sunset so Captain Mike recommended we go to the restaurant near the dock and we were able to watch an incredible one! Highly recommend!
    Written 26 September 2022
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  • ChicagoWander
    Columbus, OH19 contributions
    We took our two kids (8 and 6) here for a morning outing and had a great time. It’s good for a variety of ages and the owner & staff were all really kind and helpful. Highly recommend!
    Written 9 August 2022
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  • carolinewC7507IZ
    Farmington Hills, MI4 contributions
    What an unforgettable experience! A wonderful carriage ride - expertly pulled by handsome Belgian draft horse Donald, and brilliantly narrated by self-proclaimed local historian guide Matt. So many sights to see, so much to learn and frequent stops to allow us all to take in the beauty of our surroundings.
    We are so grateful to you for allowing us to ride earlier than we booked which allowed us to revisit many sights on foot later (as the rain held off) and even allowed us to visit the Boone Hall Plantation as recommended by Matt - which was another amazing experience!
    It was interesting to learn that the City dictates the tour route. I now feel the need to return and tour again and again!
    Bravo and thanks to one and all.
    Written 15 September 2022
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  • jefferywade1987
    4 contributions
    Had a great time and a great tour. Pics where great! Lots of great sites and hidden gems to have a pics taken. You’ll see places you wouldn’t see on your own
    Written 3 September 2022
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