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Address: 79 Cumberland Street, Charleston, SC 29401
Phone Number: +1 843-442-7299
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Join Charleston's most photographed guides and their parrots on walking...

Join Charleston's most photographed guides and their parrots on walking tours in Charleston's historic district. Daily tours include Charleston Pirate History, Pirate & Ghost Tour, Daytime Ghost & History Tour, and Children's Treasure Hunt Tour, Charleston's only children's tour. Customized private and group tours are also available. Appearances on Travel Channel, A&E, Syfy, Lifetime, PBS, NPR, Fox Network.

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Pirate Tour

Eric was a great guide! We had a wonderful tour. He was informative and friendly, and told us fun stories and legends. Thank you!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Carole L
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Santa Rosa, California

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eric was a great guide! We had a wonderful tour. He was informative and friendly, and told us fun stories and legends. Thank you!

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Thank Carole L
Orlando, Florida
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the best tour we did! First, the guide was VERY intelligent and effortlessly weaved historical details in with the mythology of pirate lore. He talked about trade impacts, etc. that really painted a full picture regarding why pirates came to exist, why they were doing what they were doing and how it ended up. The depth of knowledge... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very entertaining, learn a lot about pirate. Would have joined the ghost tour too if I had more time there!

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Thank Lucas L
New York, NY
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420 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

I was worried that this might be somewhat hokey but nonetheless entertaining for our grandkids -- in fact, it was great fun and we learned a lot about the history of piracy and how it was an important phenomenon in the Charleston area. It involved a walking tour in which Eric the guide also did a lot of teaching about... More 

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Thank Trup
Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

This was an exciting, fun and historically informative tour. The guide dressed as a pirate and provided so many stories, facts and dates in pirate history. I recommend it to anyone. It was a slow walk and easy to do on flat ground. Take the tour and enjoy it as much as we did.

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Thank ForensicMD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

While visiting Charleston for a wedding, we decided to do a ghost tour. We met at 7:30pm and enjoyed our walk around the beautiful city. Thanks for a great experience!

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Thank Geneva N
Asheville, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Three of us, two adults, one teen took the Pirate/Ghost tour Saturday evening. It was really well done. Eric was very knowledgable and we could have listened to many more stories and historical events. I would do this tour again!!

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Thank Judy W
Hudson, Michigan, United States
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

This was a wonderful tour! Pirate history in a way that even my "non history" family enjoyed with me! This is a true "must do" while you are visiting Charleston.

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Thank Marcy G
Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Our tour guide, Ro Ro was very knowledgeable in Charleston history. I was born and raised here and trust me, she knew her history. Great personality as well, and interacted with her guest and made them feel very welcomed in our great city. I was with my 12 yr old son and he learned a lot of history that he... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

We were visiting our sister city as we are tour guides from savannah and found this tour! We loved our guide...she was fun filled with truths and ghost stories..all decked out in pirate gear!...bringing us to key spots in the city! All in all a 5 star experience. We went at night but day or night..clearly this is the tour... More 

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