We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Schooner Pride

Address: Aquarium Wharf, 360 Concord St., Charleston, SC 29401
Phone Number: 1-800-344-4483
Website
Improve this listing
90%
Ranked #60 of 206 Activities in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: The Schooner Pride is an authentic replica of the 18th century tall ships that once dotted the...
More attraction details
Attraction details
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: The Schooner Pride is an authentic replica of the 18th century tall ships that once dotted the Charleston Harbor carrying supplies and passengers to and from the plantations. She is USCG certified for up to 49 passengers and is the only 3 mast tall ship that offers public sails in Charleston Harbor. You can sit back and enjoy the the views and gentle ocean breeze or get involved with trimming the sails. We are not a narrated tour, but are happy to answer questions and point out interesting landmarks! Daily afternoon and sunset sails are available March - Early November. Special group sails and private charters available year round!

Hotels near The Schooner Pride

Write a Review

152 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    108
    29
    9
    1
    5
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

A great time in the bay by Charleston. It was a beautiful day and sailing out on the bay was a great experience! The crew of the Schooner Pride were knowledgeable and would tell you about the areas we were sailing past. We even came close to Fort Sumter. Definitely a memorable time and highly recommend!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Thibodaux
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I decided to surprise my husband with a ride on the Schooner Pride as he loves all things boating & sailing. He Loved it!! This was my first time on any kind of Sail boat so was really excited to see what it was all about. Now this isn't a tour boat the staff is very knowledgeable and more then... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Coral Springs, Florida
Top Contributor
463 reviews 463 reviews
176 attraction reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The Schooner is a replica of a 18th century tall ship. I booked on line, a 2 hour sailing, we only had 9 people, the Schooner probably holds 4 times that many; but the weather was cold. It was sunny and windy. Where you go depends on the breeze and the Captain. You could tell him what you wanted to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Charleston, South Carolina
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This was the second time I took out-of-town visitors on The Schooner Pride sunset cruise. They remarked how great it was. The boat is a replica of a trading ship. Don't be afraid to volunteer to help raise the sails; you do it together with a crew member, it is fun and easy. It was a chilly afternoon but we... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Andover, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
23 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I took the two hour sailing tour on a recent warm fall day. I was able to book it the night before the sail. This was one of the best parts of my recent vacation. It was so relaxing sailing around Charleston Harbor and being able to see the city from a different perspective. The crew was very patient answering... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Charleston, South Carolina
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
14 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We had visitors to Charleston for the first time and took them on an afternoon Schooner Pride sail, something we had never done before. We took our own snacks and bought wine and beer on the boat. The schooner's two hour trip direction somewhat depends on the breeze, and the captain asking the passengers which way they would like to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Menomonee Falls, WI
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
15 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

it was a beautiful afternoon. Crew was very nice. We thought there would be more scenery. Drinks were very expensive. $20 for 2 beers and a soda. But recommended.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Centreville, Virginia
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
34 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Took this lovely harbor tour aboard the beautiful Schooner Pride. It is extremely relaxing, with breathtaking views and lots of room to stretch out. Only drawback, if you see it that way, is there is no narration and the crew doesn't talk a lot. There is a charge for all drinks and snacks, so be prepared. All in all, a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I wish I would have known about the moonlight cruise, especially with a full moon the days we were in town! In any case, we took the afternoon cruise and it was a delightful sail on the three mast schooner. You don't hear a lot of silly chatter about this building or that pile of rocks, but if you have... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Midlands
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
22 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

After a hectic time trying to fit in all the attractions this was a charming 2 hour sail across the bay. Good views of the properties in the harbour. The odd dolphin could be seen - lovely!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed The Schooner Pride also viewed

Charleston, Coastal South Carolina
 
Charleston, Coastal South Carolina
 

Been to The Schooner Pride? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Schooner Pride staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?