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Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Horse & Carriage Tour

Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Horse & Carriage Tour

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Experience more than 300 years of history on this guided carriage tour of Charleston. See the many mansions, churches, and gardens as your horse-drawn carriage tour covers more than 2.5 miles and 30 blocks of historic Charleston. Belgian and Percheron draft horses will you lead you through the streets while you learn about this “Holy City” and its role in the Civil War.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston

Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston

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Ride a horse-drawn carriage through the heart of historic Charleston on a guided tour through the heart of the city. Soak up the old fashioned charm of cobblestone streets lined with antebellum houses, lush gardens, and landmark churches as you listen to stories about Charleston history, architecture, and culture.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.95
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$49.95

2-Hour Guided Kayak Eco Tour in Charleston
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2-Hour Guided Kayak Eco Tour in Charleston

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More than a welcome sight for sore eyes, the tidal marshes around Charleston are a hotbed for Lowcountry biodiversity. Keep your eyes peeled for sightings of wildlife such as Loggerhead turtles, bottlenose dolphins, and more as you paddle down Folly Creek en route to the tidal creeks that wrap around the Hammock Islands. This leisurely paced kayaking tour is capped at 12 participants for a more personalized experience.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$53.00
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Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston

Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston

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Get all the thrills of a Charleston ghost tour without any walking on this haunted horse and carriage ride. A horse and carriage takes you down twisting side streets and cobbled alleyways with ease as your guide shares spooky stories from Charleston’s past. Make your way past the Mills House, the Circular Congregational Graveyard, and and Provost Dungeon in the heart of the Holy City.
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
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Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston

Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston

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Discover downtown Charleston on a Southern-style carriage ride that passes through the Commercial District and Waterfront Park. Learn about the history, architecture, and people of this old South Carolina city throughout the tour.
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  • 35 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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Charleston Harbor Sunset Cruise
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Charleston Harbor Sunset Cruise

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Watch the sun set above Charleston, South Carolina with a 2-hour sunset harbor cruise aboard a 45-foot motorized catamaran. Find a comfortable seat on deck, spot the landmarks of downtown Charleston and the waterfront, and watch for the dolphins and sea birds that thrive along the South Carolina shoreline. Enjoy a relaxing break from the city while spending a romantic evening on the water.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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Charleston Harbor Speed Boat Adventure Tour

Charleston Harbor Speed Boat Adventure Tour

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Get behind the wheel of an F13 speedboat for a guided tour of Charleston Harbor. Learn the basics of operating the speedboat from your guide, and then follow the guide boat past the Battery, under the Ravenel Bridge, to the USS Yorktown, and more, stopping for photo ops and to optionally change drivers. Small-group tour is limited to eight people or fewer.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.00
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Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston

Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston

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Travel back to Colonial times aboard a horse-drawn carriage and discover more than 300 years of history on this guided, 1-hour tour of Charleston. See the many mansions, churches and gardens of yesteryear on this narrated tour around historic Charleston. Enjoy the romantic clip-clop sound as this educational adventure winds through the streets and learn about this ‘Holy City’ and its rich history and role in Civil War times. See the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, one of the most historic buildings in America, and much more.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.00
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Charleston Harbor History Day-Time or Sunset Boat Cruise

Charleston Harbor History Day-Time or Sunset Boat Cruise

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See the Charleston Harbor by boat with a leisurely sightseeing tour along the Cooper River to Fort Sumter National Monument. This fully-narrated tour focuses on Charleston, South Carolina history from Civil War sites to antebellum houses and landmarks, passes under Cooper River bridges, and explores a waterfront that’s home to bottlenose dolphins and pelicans.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$36.35
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Charleston's Historic Residential Horse and Carriage Tour
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Charleston's Historic Residential Horse and Carriage Tour

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This one-hour tour tells the tales of Charleston's most pivotal moments and will have travelers falling in love with the unique culture and beautiful landscapes of this southern city. Your experience begins in the stable opposite Market Street, where you'll interact with horses before riding along in a custom carriage through the landmarks and attractions of this coastal town. The 16-passenger carriages are lighter and more comfortable that most, making them as enjoyable for the horses are they are for travelers!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
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Charleston See-It-All Sightseeing Bus Tour

Charleston See-It-All Sightseeing Bus Tour

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Charleston's colonial history, laid-back vibe, and beautiful sites continue to steal the hearts of visitors to the Holy City. See the highlights of the peninsula in comfort on this 90-minute guided tour on a climate-controlled minibus with a maximum of 15 passengers. This narrated tour keeps you cool as you ride past must-see Charleston sights such as the Battery, the Citadel, Old City Market, and Hampton Park as well as enjoy spectacular views of Fort Sumter, Castle Pinckney, and the Sullivan Island Lighthouse at a distance. Bonus: Admission to Charleston Powder Museum is also included with the price of your tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$32.00
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Charleston Water Taxi Cruise with Dolphin Sighting

Charleston Water Taxi Cruise with Dolphin Sighting

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Not your typical Water Taxi. Best value in Charleston! includes dolphin sightings(frequent but not guaranteed). Most affordable and convenient harbor cruise + transportation to 4 point around the Harbor. $12/All Day Pass!
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  • 1 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Wild Blue Ropes Adventure Park Admission Ticket

Wild Blue Ropes Adventure Park Admission Ticket

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Step out of the ordinary to experience an exciting, exhilarating outdoor adventure in Charleston, SC. At Wild Blue Ropes Adventure Park, we offer opportunities for personal challenge. Whether you aim to conquer your perceived limitations or move beyond individual comfort zones, we’ve got the experience for you. Our team believes success is what happens when failure is confronted head-on, and ultimately turned upside down. It’s a “challenge by choice” philosophy, encouraging each individual to participate, engage, and grow from the experience. The common theme of all Wild Blue Ropes programs is to promote physical activity, critical thinking, and problem solving skills. Providing visitors with a unique opportunity for personal exploration and gaining self-confidence is what we’re passionate about. But we’re more than just a destination. We strive to provide unparalleled customer service while providing you with the best, most unique, outdoor experience in Charleston, SC!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00
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Nature Boat Tour with Certified Naturalist in Charleston

Nature Boat Tour with Certified Naturalist in Charleston

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Although Charleston may be more famous for its bars than its beaches, visitors would be remiss to overlook the Holy City's natural charms. Join a certified naturalist for a 2-hour nature boat tour through the waterways off Charleston Harbor, including a stop to explore the historical Morris Island. Throughout the tour, take in views of the Charleston skyline and spot wildlife like dolphins and seabirds with the help of your guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
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Private Daytime or Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston

Private Daytime or Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston

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Explore Charleston in an intimate horse-drawn carriage during this private tour. Get personalized attention from your guide while riding through the historic streets of the old walled town.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$265.00
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Private Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston
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Private Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston

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Travel back to Colonial times aboard a horse-drawn carriage and discover more than 300 years of history on this private, 1-hour tour of Charleston. See the many mansions, churches and gardens of yesteryear on this narrated tour around historic Charleston. Enjoy the romantic clip-clop sound as this educational adventure winds through the streets and learn about this ‘Holy City’ and its rich history and role in Civil War times. See the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, one of the most historic buildings in America, and much more. Hotel pickup/drop-off included.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$275.00
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Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse
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Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse

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Cruise through Lowcountry tidal creeks and marshes en route to the uninhabited Morris Island on this boat cruise from the Charleston area. A private boat company launches from Bowens Island for the scenic ride through an estuary rich in biodiversity before a soft landing on Morris Island. Spend free time to taking photos of the historic Morris Island Lighthouse, combing for seashells, and looking out for birds, sea turtles, and dolphins before your return.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.00
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Narrated Haunted Ghost Cruise of Charleston Harbor
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Narrated Haunted Ghost Cruise of Charleston Harbor

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This Charleston ghost cruise brings you to the city’s spooky sites that can’t be reached on foot. Board a 45-foot catamaran and set sail on the Charleston Harbor, passing by the sites of pirate attacks, naval battles, and more. As you sail, your guide tells haunting stories of Charleston’s past.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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Private 3 Hour Charleston Sailing Charter

Private 3 Hour Charleston Sailing Charter

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We are a family owned sailing charter business. Come enjoy a day of sailing and seeing the historic sites of Charleston from the water in a 36' Beneteau Sailboat. We offer hourly, daily, or customized tours according to your desires for up to 6 guests maximum (USCG Rules & Regulations). Sit back and relax while a professional crew caters to your every need on your private yacht. All tours are 3 hours in length and circle the entire Charleston harbor before returning to the docks where you boarded the vessel. Bring your favorite beverages, a picnic, or you can also request gourmet catering to fit your desires. A professional photographer can be requested as well. If you are looking for a romantic evening we can accommodate with a sunset sail with downtown Charleston in the background. We want to make sure you have the 5 star experience you deserve and will do everything we can to ensure this. Book now to enjoy the Charleston views from your privately chartered yacht!
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$600.00
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2-Hour Marsh Paddleboard Eco Tour
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2-Hour Marsh Paddleboard Eco Tour

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Exploring Charleston’s tidal marshes by stand up paddle board increases your chances of seeing wildlife hiding among the reeds while providing a fun and challenging activity. First-time paddle boarders love the personalized instruction and attention from your guide, while just about everyone appreciates getting close to dolphins, turtles, and more in the wild.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.21
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Charleston Land & Sea Combo: Historical Sightseeing Bus Tour with Harbor Cruise

Charleston Land & Sea Combo: Historical Sightseeing Bus Tour with Harbor Cruise

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On this historical Charleston tour, journey back in time as your guide reveals the beauty and charm of one of America's most historic cities. Learn about the history of Charleston and discover its pivotal role in American history with visits to more than 100 points of interest including Rainbow Row, Colonial Lake, the Old Exchange Building and Whitepoint Gardens. This tour combines a 90 minute Historic City Tour with a 90 minute narrated, non-stop Harbor Tour. The harbor tour may be taken in conjunction with the city tour or you may choose to split them up and take them on separate days.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.00
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Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt in Charleston

Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt in Charleston

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Explore a city in a whole new way! This self-guided historical walking tour is also a game, during which you get to play detective! Put on your sleuthing hat and get ready to solve "A Silent Murder." By solving at each historical marker along the route, you will be guided through the clues to lead you to the murderer or Rex King, a silent film director.
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  • 3 hours
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$20.00
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Scavenger Hunt Adventure in Charleston by Operation City Quest

Scavenger Hunt Adventure in Charleston by Operation City Quest

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Explore Charleston with Operation City Quest! Our scavenger hunt takes you around the city to find items in any order you want and perform exciting tasks for points. The scavenger hunt is done using an app and you'll be able to check the rankings feature anytime to see how you rank. Our scavenger hunt has a remote guide that will help along the way via chat. Let's get exploring in Charleston.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$10.00
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Charleston Paddleboard Rentals

Charleston Paddleboard Rentals

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Paddle along the Charleston coast to see the sights from the water with a stand-up paddleboard rental in the heart of the low country. Get insider tips on the best places to paddle from an experienced and friendly staff, and enjoy free delivery service so you can explore on your own time, and at your own pace. Watch for wildlife and soak up the South Carolina sunshine while you experience the serenity of life on the water.
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  • 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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What people are saying about Outdoor Activities in Charleston

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Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Horse & Carriage Tour
"Learning more about the history and houses of SNOB and SOB. Loved how Carol talks and directs her horse Mack."..."
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Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston
"Our guide was great-knowledgeable and pleasant. This was a perfect way to see some of the history of the city without having to walk."..."
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2-Hour Guided Kayak Eco Tour in Charleston
"Craig was our guide and that guy is a wealth of information! We learned so much. We got a bonus and saw a dolphin!"..."
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Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston
"This evening carriage tour was one of the highlights of our trip! Our guide was very knowledgeable about Charleston history and shared some great stories, not fake ghost stories. We had a great time. Highly recommend (and please remember to tip your tour guide)!"..."
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Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston
"Super fun 45m tour very knowledgeable tour guide easy to understand and fun!! Nice clean stables horses well cared for Big Plus"..."
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Charleston Harbor Sunset Cruise
"Beautiful and relaxed trip! Staff was excellent. My husband had not been here before and this was a great way to see the city."..."
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Charleston Harbor Speed Boat Adventure Tour
"Graham kept us safe & made it fun! He was very knowledgeable & had a good sense of what we were looking for in this experience Would definitely recommend to others looking for a good view of the bay & somewhat adventurous"..."
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Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston
"Eric was an amazing tour guide! Gibbs was our fabulous horse. We learned so much about the beautiful town of Charleston! Loved it!"..."
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Charleston Harbor History Day-Time or Sunset Boat Cruise
"Beautiful views of Charleston & the harbor - gives you a new perspective. Very informative commentary & great playlist of music put together by Caption Jimmy"..."
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Charleston's Historic Residential Horse and Carriage Tour
"Great tour with Mikey the horse with lots of Charleston history. Something my wife and I would definitely do again when in the area. Charleston Carriage Works takes really good care of their horses."..."
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Charleston See-It-All Sightseeing Bus Tour
"Great job- Educational. Kept us entertained. Learned more about where we want to go and what we want to see & do next."..."
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Charleston Water Taxi Cruise with Dolphin Sighting
"Exellent service!!! Tour was fun and its cheap. You can visit arounf the isle and enjoy a beautiful weather"..."
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Wild Blue Ropes Adventure Park Admission Ticket
"Great set up and plenty of staff to help. Suggest you wear gloves! Challenging course and solid instruction."..."
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Nature Boat Tour with Certified Naturalist in Charleston
"Finding shark teeth on the beach,seeing the shrimp boat covered with birds and the boat tour was very nice and informative regarding history and local birds and mammals"..."
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Private Daytime or Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston
"Excellent guide! She was very pleasant and knowledgeable about the history of Charleston. Check in process was very easy."..."
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Private Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston
"My wife and I took this ride over 30 years ago as a young couple on our first vacation together. So we chose this private carriage ride in celebration of our 31st Wedding Anniversary! Our driver was extremely knowledgeable about the history, architecture and families of Charleston. He was great at engaging with us!"..."
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Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse
"It was rainy and windy and still wonderful! The trip through the marshes was lovely and saw a few dolphins on the way."..."
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Narrated Haunted Ghost Cruise of Charleston Harbor
"Our tour guide was amazing . I believe her name is lee ! She did a fantastic job during the entire tour !"..."
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Private 3 Hour Charleston Sailing Charter
"My husband and I loved our outing with Wit and Christine. We were greeted, warmly welcomed and felt especially pampered with our morning cruise. If you want a chance to meet some fun locals, see Charleston from the water, and totally relax, this is your cruise."..."
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Charleston Land & Sea Combo: Historical Sightseeing Bus Tour with Harbor Cruise
"The land and sea tour is a “MUST DO”! We had a great time and both tour guides were very knowledgeable and intertwining as well! The perfect way to end our trip at Charleston! I highly recommend this tour!"..."
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Charleston Paddleboard Rentals
"We had a blast! Our guide JP was awesome and would highly recommend the Folley Beach paddle board tour. We saw dolphins and many other aquatic life on our tour. Would do again!"..."

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