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Sea Island Carriage Company

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Address: 930 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
Phone Number: +1 843-476-7789
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Allow one of our certified tour guides and beautiful Draft horse to take...
Allow one of our certified tour guides and beautiful Draft horse to take you on a fully narrated historic tour through out Beautiful Beaufort South Carolina! Tours are approximately 50-55 minutes long. While on tour you will see Antebellum homes, historic sights, beautiful churches and movie sights. Come, see and enjoy what Beaufort has to offer from a horse drawn carriage.
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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
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Niagara Falls, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

We choose sea island carriage to tour Tne historic area of Beaufort. A friend of ours who lives tbere recommended the company. Before our tour we waited about 5 minutes or so at a set of stairs where the load you on the carriage. As we waited we watched as a young lady brushed , loved, and feed her horse... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Just did this tour yesterday of beautiful historic Beaufort. We selected this tour co based on reviews and do not feel they were up to par. Horses were tired and obviously overworked, we overheard the drivers stating this was the horses second day in a row and he was reluctant .Tour guide was knowledgable but hardly heard in back row.... More 

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NicholeBFT, Owner at Sea Island Carriage Company, responded to this review

Hello, I am sorry you felt our horses are "over worked". I am the new owner as of April 1st. Since the first I have purchased three new horses and retired one :) I hope this makes you feel better about your experience and we hope to see you again. More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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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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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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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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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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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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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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