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Do you have a layover, overnight, day trip, or an extended stay in Charleston and the surrounding area? Why not get out and take in some Charleston activities? We have 72 tour ideas.


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Attraction Tickets

South Carolina Aquarium Admission

Charleston, USA
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 29.95


Explore more than 60 fascinating exhibits at the South Carolina Aquarium, located on historic Charleston Harbor. See and learn about a wide variety of animals including alligators, river otters, sea turtles, owls, jellyfish, stingrays and sharks. Explore the habitats of many animals that call South Carolina home as you journey from the mountains to the sea.

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Bar, Club & Pub Tours

Charleston Mixology Walking Tour: History and Cocktails

Charleston, USA
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 40.00


Think of this tour as a mobile cocktail party in beautiful Charleston. This 1.5-hour tour introduces you to some of Charleston's best Mixologists. Each Mixology Tour stops at three watering holes where guests will meet the magicians behind the bars that are mixing Charleston's most exciting,... Read More

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City Tours

Charleston Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Charleston, USA
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 15.00


Turn Charleston into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure! This challenge combines the excitement of the Amazing Race with a 3-hour city walking tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. <em>Note: Pricing is per individual, but teams must book together in order to be... Read More

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City Tours

Small-Group Charleston Minibus Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 24.91


Charleston, see it all on a city tour and explore the best of the city! This relaxing and informative 90-minute bus tour is the best way to be introduced, or re-introduced, to the 'Holy City'. Professional and knowledgeable guides will share 350 years of the city's history with you while you cruise through its historic district in cool, air-conditioned comfort. Bus tours can cover so much ground that you can experience... Read More

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Cultural Tours

The Charleston Oyster Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 60.00


This 2 hour walking tour will teach everything you want to know about Oysters.  Enjoy 3 different oysters at each stop while our tour guide enlightens you with a detailed history of oysters in the south and a brief description of the life cycle of the oyster.  You will have the opportunity to taste a mixture of local and other east coast oysters so you can compare the taste and appearance of each.  This tour... Read More

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Cultural Tours

2 Hour Historic Walking Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 20.00


This unique tour guarantees that you will see Charleston's most famous landmarks, including Rainbow Row and the Battery. Your 2-hour walking tour will provide you with a more in-depth discussion on the 350 year history of Charleston while seeing some of the most iconic and beautiful sites in the city.

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Day Cruises

Charleston Harbor History Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 27.56


During this scenic and relaxing 90 minute tour you will experience Charleston Harbor on the unique 80-foot Carolina Belle. Your professional licensed captain will narrate history, sights, and facts about the Charleston Harbor as you pass locations critical to United States history. Enjoy the beauty of the Charleston Harbor and learn its rich history while you are in town.

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Day Cruises

Morris Island Lighthouse Eco-Cruise

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 49.82


Enjoy this 2.5-hour small-group boat cruise through the treasured tidal creeks of Charleston, South Carolina and then off to Morris Island where you can set out on foot and explore the historic island, collect seashells, hunt for sharks teeth and enjoy the beautiful views. There will be plenty of time to take incredible pictures of the lighthouse, the beautiful beach, seashells and stunning wildlife such as... Read More

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Day Cruises

2-Hour Salt Marsh Cruise from Folly Beach

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 45.00


Experience an endless maze of oyster-lined tidal creeks that provide homes for several fish, bird and mammal species, including Bottlenose Dolphins on this 2-hour tour within Folly Beach's stunning estuaries. You'll explore lowcountry tidal creeks, listen to live underwater sounds through a hydrophone and visit Morris Island, a barrier island wilderness and home of the Morris Island Lighthouse.   If you do not see your... Read More

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Dining Experiences

Chef’s Farm-to-Table Challenge and Walking Tour in Charleston

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 75.00


This 2.5-hour tour showcases some of Charleston's best chefs and Charleston's award-winning farmer's market, which was nationally ranked by Travel and Leisure.  You pick out the ingredients, and the participating chef will prepare you a multi-course meal while you take a 45-minute walking tour... Read More

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Fishing Charters & Tours

Private 4-Hour Inshore Fishing Charter in Charleston

Charleston, USA
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 391.14


We know about the amazing connection that can occur when man and fish collide in an epic battle of wills. Let us guide you in that memorable fight while catching every battle in HD with our GoPro!<br /><br />The combination of warm gulf stream currents, low country fresh water drainage... Read More

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Food Tours

Downtown Charleston Culinary Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 60.00


This 2.5-hour Charleston food walking tour features the area surrounding City Market in the historic downtown district. Learn about Charleston's history as you enjoy tastings of traditional favorites and contemporary innovations, all of which highlight the cuisine of locally owned restaurants. With a guide, you'll visit at least four eateries that provide samples of Lowcountry dishes.

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Food Tours

Charleston’s Upper King Street Culinary Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 60.00


This 2.5 hour tour offers insight into Charleston's Upper King Street neighborhood (recently named one of the top 10 food neighborhoods in America) and surrounding area, showcasing four of Charleston's culinary innovators who exemplify cooking in the New South.<br /><br />The Upper King Street district has emerged as an area with tremendous energy; showcasing culinary innovation, experimental design and boutique... Read More

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Food Tours

Charleston Chefs’ Kitchen Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 60.00


On this 3-hour walking tour you will meet the talented chefs behind some of Charleston's greatest restaurants and gain insight into their ideas, methods, and creativity. The Chefs' Kitchen Tour visits five restaurants and introduce you to Charleston chefs who discuss the inspirations for their restaurants and provide a tour of their kitchens. In addition to visiting kitchens, the tour will include various samples along the... Read More

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Food Tours

Savor the Flavors of Charleston Food Walking Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 60.00


Walk, talk and taste your way through historic Charleston South Carolina. This small-group 2.5-hour tour will immerse you in the history and culture of the Lowcountry and allow you experience a remarkable culinary scene in downtown Charleston.  Stops along the way will include many of the city's leading restaurants through out the city.

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Food Tours

Savor the Flavors of Upper King Street

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 60.00


Experience our unique tasting tour in the famous Upper King Street area. Sample mouth-watering dishes of Lowcountry cuisine from the popular culinary innovators in this ever-evolving restaurant district. Come join Charleston's original culinary tour company as we enjoy what Charleston's best restaurants are bringing to the table.

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Food Tours

Chef’s Kitchen Tour of Charleston

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 60.00


Get a behind the scenes understanding of some of Charleston's best chefs and their restaurants that have created the Lowcountry Cuisine Renaissance. On this 2½ hour walking tour, you will visit several great restaurants where you will explore the history of the restaurant, learn about the chef's approach to culinary excellence, have the menus interpreted by a pro, and tour the kitchen for a close-up peek at just what... Read More

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Food Tours

Charleston Tasty Dessert Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 60.00


Visit the finest dessert places frequented by Charleston locals. Indulge in samples from the culinary artisans that create these one-of-a-kind delectable treats. Experience a tasting time travel as you sample 18th-century style desserts, present day flavorful confections and everything in between.

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Ghost & Vampire Tours

Ghosts of Charleston Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 25.00


Come walk with us on <strong><i>The Ghosts of Charleston</i></strong> leaving nightly from<strong> Buxton Books</strong>, Charleston's waterfront, independent bookstore. Our licensed guides are expert storytellers who lead you through centuries old alleys and paths while sharing stories and solid history from Julian Buxton's best-selling book <strong><i>The Ghosts of... Read More

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Ghost & Vampire Tours

Charleston Macabre Ghost Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 18.00


On this 90-minute, small-group tour you'll walk the streets of Charleston, following in the footsteps of lords, generals, murderers, thieves and slaves. As you weave through the gas-lit streets of Charleston, your local guide will relay tales of the gruesome, the horrifying, and the macabre--stories passed from generation to generation in voices no louder than a whisper. Not just a ghost tour, prepare to drink from the well... Read More

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Ghost and Graveyard Tour in Charleston

Charleston, USA
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 25.00


Experience the chills of Charleston's only on-site graveyard tour. You will get an exclusive opportunity to walk inside the gates of Charleston's oldest graveyard after dark. Walk through Charleston's haunted Historic District, and hear stories of ghosts, haunted houses, voodoo and Low-country superstitions.

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Charleston Ghost and Dungeon Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 25.00


The Charleston Ghost and Dungeon Walking tour is the only dungeon walking tour that has access to Provost Dungeon. Our experienced and fully licensed tour guides will take you on a 90-minute walking tour through not only the dungeon, but also the eerie, dark edges of Charleston's Haunted Historic District as well as the Holy City's streets of Charleston, cemeteries, back alleyways, and churches.  <br... Read More

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Ghost & Vampire Tours

Haunted Jail Walking Tour in Charleston

Charleston, USA
Duration: 45 minutes
Priced From: USD 25.00


Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Old Charleston City Jail, which housed some of Charleston's most infamous criminals, 19th-century pirates, and Civil War prisoners. The Old City Jail was in operation from 1802 until 1939, and most of the building's original structures like the cells and warden's quarters still remain intact.

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Ghost & Vampire Tours

Dark Side of Charleston Walking Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 25.00


Whether it's a fascinating story about a legendary brothel, or a look back at ancient forms of punishment, find out what really went on in the streets in the 'Holy City' of Charleston. While it's not meant to scare the life out of you, this uncensored tour of Charleston's past covers the seediness that existed here way back when—and will certainly be an eye opener. This guided walking tour is 90-minutes long and for... Read More

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Ghost & Vampire Tours

Small Group Haunted History Walking Tour of Charleston

Charleston, USA
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 20.00


Join Charleston's premier ghost tour company on a 90 minute haunted history adventure. On this small group tour, you will be guided by a history expert familiar with the darker side of Charleston. See why leading publications tout Charleston as one of the most haunted cities in America.... Read More

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Halloween Tours

Supernatural Charleston 90-Minute Ghost Tour

Charleston, U.S.A.
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 22.00


Join paranormal authors Geordie Buxton and Ed Macy on this unique tour. Get thoroughly spooked as we tell of a series of mysterious hauntings from orphan poltergeists to a lost cadet inside the old citadel to an angelic reverend, and many more!

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Historical & Heritage Tours

Murder Walk: A Mystery Walking Tour in Historic Charleston

Charleston, USA
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 20.00


Mayhem, murder, debauchery, and bone chilling fun! Join an interactive murder walk, 'whodunit' on the streets of Charleston. Join your guide as they weave you through the gas lit streets of Charleston. You will retrace the steps of a killer and unfold an unsolved crime. This activity is sure to... Read More

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Historical & Heritage Tours

Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston

Charleston, USA
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 26.00


Experience the beauty and history of downtown Charleston from underneath the awning of a horse drawn carriage. Listen to the rich stories told by your engaging guide as you are lead through a time of revolution and splendor. This relaxing 1-hour, fully narrated group tour leads you through the quaint and charming streets of downtown Charleston. You will see beautiful gardens and parks, stately mansions, historic churches and... Read More

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Historical & Heritage Tours

Historic Charleston Walking Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 to 2.5 hrs
Priced From: USD 20.00


Join your knowledgeable and engaging local tour guide for a relaxing 2-hour stroll through the quaint and charming streets of the historic district, all the while learning about the people and events that shaped Charleston.

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Horse Carriage Rides

Evening Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston

Charleston, USA
Duration: 35 minutes
Priced From: USD 16.00


Enjoy the history and sights of Downtown Charleston on this 35-minute carriage ride. Learn about the buildings, architecture, and people of the Commercial District as you ride through the streets. Feel the cool evening breeze in Downtown Charleston on this 35-minute carriage ride.

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Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston

Charleston, USA
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 26.00


Combine knowledge, wit, humor, and history on this 1-hour carriage ride through Historic Charleston. See beautiful houses, gardens, and churches as you learn about the history of buildings and the architecture of this charming town. Discover the history of Charleston on this 1-hour carriage ride.

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Private Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston

Charleston, USA
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 200.00


Discover the charming atmosphere of Charleston on this private 1-hour carriage ride. Tour the historic streets of the old walled town and enjoy the intimacy of the vis-a-vis carriage. Hear the fascinating story of Charleston on this private carriage ride.  One Private Carriage per group of 1 - 4 guests.

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Civil War Carriage Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 26.00


This  1-hour Civil War tour will give you an in-depth look at Charleston in the 1860's and the pivotal role the city played during the War Between the States.  Covering such events as the signing of the Ordinance of Secession, the firing on the <em>Star of the West</em>, the Battle of Fort Sumter, the devastating fire of 1861, the heroic actions of Robert Smalls, the charge of the 54th... Read More

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Horse Carriage Rides

Slavery to Freedom Carriage Tour of Charleston

Charleston, USA
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 26.00


On this hour long carriage tour you will learn about the tremendous impact West African culture has had on Charleston and the Lowcountry, from the horrors of slavery to the triumph of the Civil Rights Movement.  You will pass by sites where slave ships would have docked, through what was once the center of Charleston's free community, and by Mother Emanuel AME, the oldest AME church in the South.  This is... Read More

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Horse Carriage Rides

1-Hour Guided Carriage Tour of Charleston’s Historic District

Charleston, USA
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 26.00


There is no better way to experience the charm and beauty of old Charleston than by horse and carriage!  This 1-hour guided tour will take you through centuries of Charleston's history and culture. Pass by some of the most beautiful and historic neighborhoods the city has to offer.

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Charleston’s Private Old South Carriage Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 200.00


Looking for an exclusive or romantic carriage tour through historic Charleston’ We offer a private carriage tour for those who wish to see Charleston from a more intimate setting with a personal tour guide. Please Arrive 10 Minutes Before Your Reservation Time!

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Horse Carriage Rides

Private Wagonette 1 Hour Horse and Carriage Residential Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 250.00


We offer a private tour in our wagonette for those who want a personal tour guide for their party of 8 or less. This tour covers the same area as our 1-Hour Residential Tour.

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Horse Carriage Rides

Old South Evening Carriage Tour of Charleston

Charleston, USA
Duration: 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 25.00


This 40-minute evening carriage tour focuses on the settlers who built Charles Towne from 1680-1770 and defended it against the Spanish, French, Native Americans, and pirates. Learn about the construction of the first English Walled City in America, as well as important events, people, and historic structures from the Colonial time-period.  Enjoy sightings such as the oldest building in Charleston, Waterfront... Read More

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Old South Haunted Carriage Tour of Charleston

Charleston, USA
Duration: 40 minutes
Priced From: USD 25.00


On this twilight tour, discover where spirits are reported to linger in downtown Charleston.  A licensed guide will regale you with spooky tales from Charleston's long history as you pass haunted alleys, graveyards, churches, hotels and even a dungeon! 

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Horse Carriage Rides

Romantic Christmas Sleigh Ride

Charleston, USA
Duration: 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 120.00


“Sleigh bells ring, are you listening..” Join Santa and Mrs. Claus at the barn this Christmas season for hot cocoa and cookies. Then harness some holiday fun and climb aboard our specially decorated carriage driven by one of Santa's helpers! This Romantic 30-minute ride through downtown is sure to make you merry.  Cuddle with your favorite someone as you see Charleston at Christmas

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Horse Carriage Rides

Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 26.00


Travel by horse-drawn carriage along the picturesque streets of Charleston and take in the history of this South Carolina city. See highlights such as historically significant homes, churches and gardens while listening to informative commentary about the city's role in the Civil War from your... Read More

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Charleston’s Historic Residential Carriage Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 23.00


Packed full of history and charm, your one-hour tour with Charleston Carriage Works will expose fascinating stories of Charleston's pivotal moments and unique culture. The experience will leave you falling in love with this breathtaking city just as so many have before you.  Boarding... Read More

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Jet Boats & Speed Boats

Small-Group Tour: Charleston Harbor by Speedboat with Boating Lesson

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 75.84


Experience the thrill of driving your own speed boat during this 2-hour tour of the world famous Charleston Harbor. Learn the basics of boating from your expert guide before following your guide's boat around the harbor, cruising past highlights such as the Battery, USS Yorktown, Arthur Ravenel Jr... Read More

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Kayaking & Canoeing

Small-Group Tour: 2-Hour Marsh Kayaking Eco-Tour in Charleston

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 47.00


Enjoy a guided, eco-based kayaking adventure through Folly Creek and the maze of tidal creeks that wrap around uninhabited Hammock Islands. This 2-hour marsh kayaking adventure is paced for intermediate, novice and younger paddlers alike. You and a small-group (up to 12) will experience... Read More

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Photography Tours

Private Budding Photographer Tour from Charleston

Charleston, USA
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 100.00


One on one or small group private tour of the Charleston area learning how to take fabulous photos with the device of your choice; smart phone or traditional camera. Together with your guide you will choose an area that interests you (beach, downtown, park) and explore learning about composition, exposure and tips to get the perfect picture.

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Plantation Tours

Half-Day Magnolia Plantation Tour with Transportation

Charleston, USA
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 56.18


Enjoy this 4.5-hour tour of Magnolia Plantation and see the plantation has stood the test of time dating back to 1676. One of America's most important historical sights, you will travel in comfort on board an air conditioned coach. This tour is led by a knowledgeable and... Read More

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Plantation Tours

Boone Hall Plantation Tour from Charleston

Charleston, USA
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 51.94


Step back in time with a 4.5-hour visit to one of America's oldest working, living plantations. Explore this lucrative site with a tour led by a professional guide in period dress. Boone Hall Plantation has been recognized as the #1 Plantation in the Charleston area, according to USA TODAY. Tour includes round-trip transportation from the Visitors Center in Charleston, all entrance fees, and a tour of the gardens.... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Charleston’s Private Old South Carriage Evening Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 150.00


Tour Charleston in romantic style via an Old South intimate private carriage.  This quiet evening tour covers 15 blocks of downtown Charleston within the original walled boundaries of Charles Towne. It's the perfect way to enjoy Charleston's exciting business district before or... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston

Charleston, USA
Duration: 50 minutes
Priced From: USD 149.99


Enjoy Charleston's beauty and charm in one of our private vis-à-vis carriages. Whether you are seeking an intimate tour for up to four passengers or traveling with a larger group of family and friends, this private carriage ride will sure to be a highlight during your visit to the holy city.

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Self-guided Tours & Rentals

Self-Guided Charleston Scavenger Hunt

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 to 3 hrs
Priced From: USD 11.00


Fifteen clues, two hours, one city - this is a self-led scavenger race that sends groups capering around town to solve clues. Unlike other city-wide excursions, this one unshackles racers from the tyranny of official start times and concrete dates. Players simply click on a launch code, head to the starting line, and begin the scavenger hunt whenever they've got a spare two hours. During the process, players will hear fun... Read More

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Stand Up Paddleboarding

Charleston Paddleboard Rentals

Charleston, USA
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 50.00


Come enjoy the sights of Charleston on our stand up paddleboards. We offer a perfect blend of local knowledge and southern hospitality. Our personable, knowledgeable, and caring staff offers an inside look of being a true local of Charleston. Explore the heart of the low country to view landscape and wildlife that is only possible from your Paddleboard.

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Stand Up Paddleboarding

Charleston Wildlife Stand up Paddleboard Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 45.00


Come enjoy the sights of diverse Charleston flora and fauna on our most popular stand up paddleboard tour. Charleston Paddleboard Co. offers a perfect blend of local knowledge and southern hospitality. Our personable, knowledgeable, and caring staff offers an inside look of being a true local of Charleston. We take you into the heart of the low country to view landscape and wildlife that is only possible from your Paddleboard.

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Stand Up Paddleboarding

Charleston Sunset Stand up Paddleboard Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 45.00


Come enjoy the sights of Charleston on our stand up paddleboard Sunset tour. Charleston Paddleboard Co. offers a perfect blend of local knowledge and southern hospitality. Our personable, knowledgeable, and caring staff offers an inside look of being a true local of Charleston. We take you into the heart of the low country to view landscape and wildlife that is only possible from your Paddleboard.

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Stand Up Paddleboarding

Charleston Harbor Stand up Paddleboard Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 45.00


Come enjoy the sights of Charleston on our Harbor Tour. Charleston Paddleboard Co. offers a perfect blend of local knowledge and southern hospitality. Our personable, knowledgeable, and caring staff offers an inside look of being a true local of Charleston. We take you into the heart of the low country to view landscape and wildlife that is only possible from your Paddleboard.

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Stand Up Paddleboarding

Morris Island Lighthouse SUP Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 45.00


Come enjoy the sights of the Morris Island Lighthouse on our stand up paddleboard tour! Our tour out on the waters of Charleston offers a perfect blend of local knowledge and southern hospitality. Our personable, knowledgeable, and caring staff offers an inside look of being a true local of Charleston. We take you into the heart of the low country to view landscape and wildlife that is only possible from your Paddleboard.

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Stand Up Paddleboarding

Charleston Full Moon Stand Up Paddleboard Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 45.00


Come enjoy the sights of Charleston on our Full Moon stand up paddleboard tour! Charleston Paddleboard Co. offers a perfect blend of local knowledge and southern hospitality. Our personable, knowledgeable, and caring staff offers an inside look of being a true local of Charleston. We take you into the heart of the low country to view landscape and wildlife that is only possible from your Paddleboard.

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Stand Up Paddleboarding

Charleston Paddleboard Lessons

Charleston, USA
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 45.00


Much of Charleston's low country landscape is only accessible by paddleboard, and this 1-hour Folly Beach paddleboard lesson will help you explore the river or waves of Charleston's most popular island. Depending upon your experience level, you can either paddle calm waters of the river behind the island, or try your hand at surfing the waves that crash on the sandy coast. Throughout the lesson the professional instructors... Read More

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Stand Up Paddleboarding

1-Day Surf Board Rental in Charleston SC

Charleston, USA
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 30.00


Refine your skills or teach yourself how to Surf.  All skill levels are welcome.   Charleston South Carolina is a great place to learn this exciting water sport. Your rental includes free drop-off at a location of your choice! Included in the purchase of your rental is your board, leash, and any other surfing necessities.

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Sunset Cruises

Schooner Sunset Sail on Charleston Harbor

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 55.12


Experience sunset on Charleston Harbor with a 2-hour cruise on a classic 84-foot tall ship. Witness a kaleidoscope of colors over one of the oldest cities in the country, as the sails are hoisted and the ship sets out for an evening on calm waters. With your captain and crew, pass some of the most historic sites in America. Alcohol and soft drinks are available for purchase on board.

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Theater, Shows & Musicals

The Southern Charmer Magic Show in Charleston

Charleston, USA
Duration: 75 minutes
Priced From: USD 44.14


The Southern Charmer, Kellar O'Neil presents magic, mystery and mind reading in Historic Charleston, South Carolina which is a close-up and intimate atmosphere in Kellar's Victorian Parlor.  This 75-minute show will truly be Charleston's most unique and memorable family experience and where mind bending miracles have charmed the most affluent spectators across the globe. This show has a maximum group size of 25... Read More

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Walking Tours

A Short History of Charleston Walking Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 28.00


Hear the story of historical Charleston on this 2-hour walking tour. Charleston's history stretches back nearly four centuries - that's a lot of ground to cover. In this tour based on Robert Rosen's acclaimed '<strong><i>A Short History of Charleston</i></strong>', our licensed guides will expertly lead you through the city's cobblestone streets and grand thoroughfares while painting a picture of life... Read More

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Walking Tours

Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 28.00


Listen to the lost stories of black Charleston on this 2-hour walking tour. Hear forgotten folktales and learn about the heroes and heroines who were left out of the history books. Gain more understanding about Charleston's role in the nation's history on this enthralling walking tour.

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Walking Tours

Very Charleston City Walking Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 80 minutes
Priced From: USD 28.00


Experience this guided, 80 minute exploration of Charleston's history, culture, and country charm inspired by Diana Gessler's celebrated book, 'Very Charleston.' Your licensed tour guide (a 5th generation Charlestonian) will share a delightful overview of the highlights of Charleston's rich history, unique architecture, and the stories of the characters who built it.<br /><br /><br /><br... Read More

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Walking Tours

Carolina Sunrise Walking Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 30.00


Come walk with us in the morning  before the heat and crowds. Based on the book '<i>Carolina Sunrise</i>' by Thomas Tisdale, experience  the truly stunning beauty of a Charleston morning while exploring the old Walled City of Charleston. You'll be entranced by the rich and vibrant culture that epitomizes Charleston after 300 years of blending cultures from around the world. Hear stories about... Read More

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Walking Tours

2-Hour Historical Walking Tour of Charleston

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 20.00


Take a 2-hour historical walking tour of Charleston with a guide, who introduces you to the culture, spirit, and heritage of the Holy City. You'll pass by mansions, gardens, churches, and other landmarks as you hear about periods in history like the Civil War and American Revolution. Select a morning or afternoon tour time when booking.

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Southern Rendezvous Walking Tour in Charleston

Charleston, USA
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 20.00


Join us on an adventure in Charleston in a different light! Trying to find something to fill your time before your dinner reservation’ Looking for more than just general history, dates, and facts’ Not into ghost tours’ Our Southern Rendezvous Tour encompasses the odd and unique history of Charleston. We cover a range of topics from brothels, speak easies, horrors of history, oddities, and debauchery! Your... Read More

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Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 25.00


This 2-hour, small group walking tour explores Charleston's Historic District by visiting the streets of the French Quarter and the area South of Broad. Hear the tales of historic churches and view the city architecture, and learn the story of this beautiful city—from its first settlers to today.

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Charleston’s Most Beautiful Walk

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 25.00


This 2-hour walk, which takes place on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, has been curated by a professional guide and incorporates some of Historic Charleston's most visually appealing elements. The small group tour begins on East Bay Street just north of the Provost Dungeon, and proceeds to explore the streets of Charleston's most beautiful and historic neighborhoods. Notable sights include Rainbow Row, the... Read More

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Charleston’s Alleys and Hidden Passages

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 25.00


Explore some of Charleston's enchanting alleys and hidden passages on this guided, small group, 2-hour walking tour. With our small group tours, you are guaranteed a more intimate and up-close experience. The city's alleys are distinguished by their beauty, and occupy spaces that blur the line between public and private areas. These pedestrian passageways are often overlooked in favor of grandiose homes,... Read More

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Charleston Strolls Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 25.00


Tour where carriages and motorcoaches are not allowed as you take a fascinating stroll with stories and traditions revealing Charleston`s rich history and colorful past. This two hour tour through America`s most charming historical district is sure to be the highlight of your visit.

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Charleston Old Walled City Scenic Sunday Walkabout

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 27.50


Our 2.5-hour Sunday walkabout departs from 108 Meeting Street, the Historic Charleston Foundation Gift Shop. As a group, your professional guide will lead you in a tour of Charleston's old walled city. At 3:00 p.m., you will enter the garden at the Heyward Washington House. This historic home was built in 1772 and was the home of Thomas Heyward, Jr., a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence. This was also the... Read More

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Small-Group Tour: Charleston Old Walled City Historical Walking Tour

Charleston, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 22.50


Take a stroll through Charleston's oldest neighborhoods on this 2-hour walking tour. Follow your licensed guide as they provide history, legends, and cultural insight about this historic city. Discover the significant French Quarter and tour past grand mansions south of Broad Street before seeing... Read More

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