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Address: 930 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
Phone Number: (843) 476-7789
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 12:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

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Carriage Tour Good Start to See Beaufort, SC

At breakfast this morning we asked people we were sitting with what's a good thing to do in Beaufort, SC. They responded enthusiastically with 'a Carriage Tour'. So we drove over... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
MisterMike53
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Niagara Falls, New York
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English first
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Just what I was looking for. A tour to take us through the older part of Beaufort and tell me if the history. The driver was knowledgable and friendly.

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Niagara Falls, New York
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59 reviews 59 reviews
19 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

At breakfast this morning we asked people we were sitting with what's a good thing to do in Beaufort, SC. They responded enthusiastically with 'a Carriage Tour'. So we drove over to Beaufort from Hilton Head and took the shortcut down Newcastle street which dropped us right in the parking lot where the tours start. Parking costs $1 hour but... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

JUSTINE THE GYPSY! RIDE HER CARRIAGE! Every time we have guest come into town we ALWAYS bring them for a carriage tour. I have done this well over 10 times in the past 3 years and god knows my wife has done it more than I have. We have rode with both companies and have experienced the worst of worst... More 

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Goose Creek, South Carolina
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Our group debated whether or not it would be worth taking a carriage ride around Beaufort and decided to go ahead and try it. I am glad we did. We caught the last one for the day and were treated to a fun way to learn more about Beaufort. The driver was patient with his horse, the guests questions, and... More 

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Middle Village, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We were on our way to Charleston from Savannah and decided to stop by and see Beaufort. I am so glad we did, this was a beautiful town with so much history and beautiful homes. Our tour guide (we forget her name, but she is married to a Marine & has a 2 yr old baby) she was awesome, very... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The carriage driver was very knowledgeable about the area and gave a lot of insight into the history of the homes and past notables in the city of Beaufort. Our driver had a pleasant sense of humor and made for a fun experience. The ticket seller left a lot to be desired in customer service. He was rude and not... More 

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Pittsburgh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

It was a rainy and cool day but our tour guide made us forget about the weather a took us back to Beaufort during the Civil War Era. The history, homes and people were discussed in detail with interesting facts,stories and even humor. Our guide was enthusiastic, friendly and always open to our many questions. The horse drawn carriage made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We are from Asheville NC. and visited beaufort SC. on a hot august day. We always take a tour and did an early tour with sea island carriage co. Our guide was Bud and he was very accomplished at his job. His voice was clear, and he had a very good sense of humor. Bud really liked his horse named... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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325 reviews 325 reviews
74 attraction reviews
219 helpful votes 219 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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