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Sea Island Carriage Company

930 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
(843) 476-7789
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Ranked #13 of 22 Activities in Beaufort
Type: Tours
Most recent review
- Oct 28, 2014
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Greenville, South Carolina
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

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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52 reviews 52 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
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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South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Do not have anything to do with this company. Give your money to Southern Rose tours. Sea Island Is run by dishonest people.

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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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310 reviews 310 reviews
71 attraction reviews
199 helpful votes 199 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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19 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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