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Address: 10 Wharfside Street, Charleston Maritime Center, Charleston, SC 29401
Phone Number: +1 843-849-8687
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Description: A locally owned and operated water-based tour and private boat charter...
A locally owned and operated water-based tour and private boat charter company. We have daily tours including Historic, Nature, Sunset, and Haunted Harbor Ghost & Pirate Tours all aboard the Palmetto. We also have many charter options for private parties. Our 45ft USCG certified catamaran has a maximum capacity of 49 people. This allows for a personalized atmosphere. Let our personally guided boat charters and Charleston boat tours give your group a taste of Southern charm.
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Great tour, well worth the cost

We have gone on the harbor tour to Morris island several times and always enjoy it. Nothing fancy, but the guides are knowledgeable and friendly and Morris Island is a must see... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

We have gone on the harbor tour to Morris island several times and always enjoy it. Nothing fancy, but the guides are knowledgeable and friendly and Morris Island is a must see. Can usually find discounted tickets on Groupon or the like

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Sweetwater, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We went on the sunset tour. I have to say OMG Captain Ken was amazing. We had such a great time. We were taken up close to see things where we wouldnt have any other time. We also go a great history lesson with it. Then seeing all the amazing places and all was great. He is the first one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I took the haunted harbor tour. It was a great time. It's not scary so to speak but chock full of interesting stories. If anything you get a beautiful night time tour of the harbor. We went right around sunset and I got some amazing pictures. The captain and the tour guide are super nice! Definitely worth... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Our family took the haunted harbor tour and had a great time. The weather was perfect and it was beautiful on the water looking at the Charleston lights in the evening. Ed Macey is a SUPERB story teller we had so much fun listening to him......we will definitely do it again next time!!

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South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I looked at several different options for a sunset cruise in Charleston, SC and I'm SO glad I picked this one! The boat itself it on the smaller side when you think of 'tourist cruises'...but that was actually a positive thing! The Captain ans his Mate were very friendly; eager to help people capture the perfect sunset picture. The boat... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We have been on several boat tours of Charleston Harbor. This one stood out as one of the best. The boat is lower to the water and you are therefore closer and get a better view. Plus it can get in very close to the Battery and other areas because it has a shallower draft. But the highlight was the... More 

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CHARLESTON, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My husband and I took the evening sunset cruise for my birthday. We live here in Charleston and we must say seeing it from the water was a very unique experience. Captain Rocky and Ms Donna were very knowledgeable about the history of the city. What an amazing sunset and we got to see some dolphins as well. We would... More 

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Taylors, South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My family went on the nature tour. We were able to see a few dolphins. Thus was the highlight of tour. The crab pot was stuck on something in the water and was unable to be pulled up so no crabs......Morris island is not that secluded. When we pulled up there were like five other boats there. We didn't find... More 

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Boykin123, Owner at Sandlapper Water Tours, Inc, responded to this review

Sorry. You did not enjoy the tour. Morris Island is a public Island owned by the City of Charleston. Anybody that has a boat is welcome to go out there anytime they want. We have no control over who goes there. People are welcome to come and go, if they have thier own boat. Consider yourself lucky that you got... More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

It was such a beautiful night, very laid back sunset tour with Captain Mike and Donna. They were both very gracious and very informed on the history and sights of Charleston. We were blessed with a respite from the storm which made for some amazing cloud combinations. A great sunset cruise, highly recommend it!

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

So every year we take a boat ride in charleston- this year the osprey broke down and had to get a quick change of plans- had to ride into Charleston so convience from out resort fell out the window and could not drink. In all the crew and captain were lovely. Seen tons of landmarks- even saw dolphins and had... More 

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