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Address: Charleston Harbor, Charleston, SC 29412
Phone Number: +1 843-324-3183
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Soak up the sun while exploring Historic Charleston the way the locals...
Soak up the sun while exploring Historic Charleston the way the locals do... from the water! Indulge in our city's marine wildlife, history and estuaries on your own private tour boat with Harborview Charters! Maybe you want to relax, go shelling, fishing, on a sunset cruise, girls day out, or spend the day at the beach with the kids swimming and looking for buried treasure. We can accommodate and customize any boat charter to fit your needs.
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Shelling Expedition

Very nice trip with Captain Brett. He showed us how to spot conch shells and shark's teeth and gave us time to wander on our own. Will definitely take my family out when they... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2014
Hillary B
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Charleston, South Carolina
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Charleston, South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Very nice trip with Captain Brett. He showed us how to spot conch shells and shark's teeth and gave us time to wander on our own. Will definitely take my family out when they visit.

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Gregory, Michigan
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Our family had the most wonderful time with Captain Brett on our shelling trip. He is very knowledgeable and happily answered all of our questions, even the crazy ones kids can come up with! He spent a nice amount of time with us showing us how to spot sharks teeth (not as easy as you might think) and which areas... More 

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SLC
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Captain Brett was so easy going and accommodating. We saw so many dolphins, it was fantastic. We were able to combine dolphin viewing with some historical info as well. Highly recommend! Really great value

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Chincoteague Island, Virginia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Capt Bret gave my wife, daughter and I a great tour of Charleston and surrounding areas.We saw dolphins up close, lots of bird life, tons of historical sites and beautiful homes! Would recommend this tour to all. Thanks again Capt Bret.

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Shelby, North Carolina, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

My three sisters and I spent the weekend in Mount Pleasant and I wanted to plan something fun. I bought this trip on LivingSocial back in August and decided to use it with them. It was cool and cloudy and we worried it would be cancelled but we met the captain and he was fine still taking us out to... More 

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Flower Mound, Texas
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51 reviews 51 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Since the forts were all closed due to the government shutdown, we were so glad that we had planned to take the harbor tour (we purchased our tickets from Zerve at the same time we purchased the harbor tickets). It was a wonderful boat ride and we were able to ride aside all of the major forts and defense locations... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

This was an enjoyable experience from start to finish. Captain Bret was pleasant and easy to deal with from the very first phone call. He was very accommodating, helpful, and flexible...letting us build the kind of daily excursion that best suited us. Now, clearly, not everyone will rent out his services for an entire day, but it was money well... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

There's a zillion options to charter a boat to go fishing for the afternoon but how many options are there, to charter a boat to go shelling or just chill at the beach? Captain Brett's got the right idea with his service. We had a great time.

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Charleston, South Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

It is hard to get closer to dolphins than we got on this tour. Very personal service. Knowledgeable captain. Had back up plans just in case the harbor was too choppy. Best 90 minute tour. Would love to have posted a photo, but was so involved in the dolphin siting that I forgot to get out the camera.

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Montgomery, Alabama, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We had the most wonderful time on our 5.30pm dolphin-watching tour with Capt Brett. Booking the trip was easy and convenient. Capt Brett was a pleasure to deal with and responded quickly to all my emails. We were a group of 4 girls in town for a bachelorette, and this was a wonderful highlight of the trip. It was hot... More 

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