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Sea Island Carriage Company

930 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
(843) 476-7789
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Ranked #11 of 22 activities in Beaufort
Type: Tours
Most recent review
- Aug 12, 2014
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English first
Greenville, South Carolina, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This was such a relaxing and fun way to learn about the Antebellum history of Beaufort. We had a wonderful time on the tour. Bill was our guide and was quite knowledgeable.

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orlando
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297 reviews 297 reviews
67 attraction reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This is a great option for a wonderful overview of this historical little town. Book it ahead of time, as the carriages can fill up. The tour guide is knowledgeable, but there is so much history to absorb, it can boggle the mind. Take a camera and make sure you sit on the outside seats of the carriage, otherwise you... More

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Columbus. Ohio
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113 reviews 113 reviews
15 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Bud was our guide and seemed quite knowledgeable about the Beaufort area in general and several of the historic buildings and sites in particular. We found the history quite interesting. It seems that both carriage companies cover the same [or a very similar] route since they're controlled by the city. We were on a red carriage [Sea Island]; the Southurn... More

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Madison, Alabama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Debbie was our guide and we were the only 2 in the carriage. Merlin was our horse. Yes, we have a quirky sense of humor and thought Debbie was great! I mean, think of all the information she has to memorize and spit out X number of times per day! Kudos for a job well done, Debbie and Merlin! Beaufort... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

After getting a strong recommendation from a couple sitting near us at lunch, we decided to take the tour rather than walking the area. From the strange lady in a store who sold us the tickets to Debbie, the guide, we were left wondering if everyone in the area was a little nuts. Debbie's non-stop talking, odd "acting" voice and... More

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Loganville, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Our guide was Bill. He was so infomative and knowledgeable of the area. Great expeeience! Highly recommend this touring experience!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

My husband and I took a romantic day trip to Beaufort from charleston for my birthday. We wanted to take a carriage ride there since we've not done one before. The day was perfect and the price was very reasonable and we wanted to learn a little history about the city. Well we got all that and the tour was... More

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Princeton NJ
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I took this carriage tour twice this past week to entertain different sets of visitors. The first tour, in a blue carriage narrated by Marianne, was wonderful and I would give that tour 4-5 stars. Her voice was clear, and though she had a great sense of humor, her knowledge and love of Beaufort shone through. Her sense of humor... More

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Wisconsin
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68 reviews 68 reviews
8 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This is our second carriage tour in Beaufort and it was so much better than our first one! Debbie is a native and knows everything about Beaufort! She has a wonderful sense of humor and is willing to answer questions. She obviously enjoys her job very much and is a great spokesperson for the area. The old homes, the Parish... More

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illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

When we visit a new city, we always take a tour to get a feel for the area. This was a very interesting tour. Lots of history, presented by a really pleasant, out going driver. It was a windy, chilly day, so we all snuggled into the blankets provided and enjoyed the ride. Well worth the price.

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