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SpiritLine Cruises Harbor Tour

Address: 360 Concord St, Charleston, SC 29401
Phone Number: 843-722-2628
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Type: Boat tours, Boat Tours & Water Sports
Owner description: An exciting 90 minute tour of Charleston's beautiful and historic Harbor narrated by a licensed...
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Type: Boat tours, Boat Tours & Water Sports
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: An exciting 90 minute tour of Charleston's beautiful and historic Harbor narrated by a licensed City of Charleston tour guide.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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74 reviews 74 reviews
31 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

My wife and family took the Fort Sumter cruise. It was beautiful, and we enjoyed the ride. Fort Sumter is the location of the first shots fired in the Civil War!

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SpiritLineCruises, Manager at SpiritLine Cruises Harbor Tour, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to review the Fort Sumter Tour on Trip Advisor. Thank you allowing us to share the history of Fort Sumter and Charleston with you on your recent visit. We are glad that you enjoyed our tour! More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Went on the New Years Eve cruise. Food sucked but the band rocked. Also seemed that once midnight hit they could not get rid of us fast enough.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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84 reviews 84 reviews
45 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We took them for they are the only providers of Transportation to Ft Sumter. The tour was narrated as we took the 45 minuets to get there. The boat had a concession stand. The boat overall was safe, but the interior was a little run down. Could use some updates.

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SpiritLineCruises, Manager at SpiritLine Cruises Harbor Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the tour to Fort Sumter this month and for reviewing us on Trip Advisor. We are glad the experience was positive for you. Fort Sumter Tours is the Authorized Concessioner of the National Park Service, Department of the Interior and has been in operation since 1961. We do pride ourselves on safety and reducing our impact... More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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136 reviews 136 reviews
55 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

This is the second year that Spirit Line has put on this event. The weather was perfect for the cruise, the appetizers were good and it was a nice trip out. When we got to the fort there were only three people in period attire. Antoine was amazing, the other soldier was good and the woman was hidden so no... More 

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SpiritLineCruises, Manager at SpiritLine Cruises Harbor Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on the "Holiday at Fort Sumter" cruise. I am sorry that there was confusion seating your party on Saturday night. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience. As with all of our cruises, our goal is 100% satisfaction for all of our guests. Please contact a member of our Management Team to discuss your experience... More 

Florence, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I did not take the original Harbor Cruise, instead I went on the Holy City Bluegrass Cruise. It is a special event that began on Thursdays starting Sept 11 and runs through Oct 23, 2014. This Bluegrass cruise was a great way to spend an evening in Charleston. Parking was easy at the Aquarium parking garage, costing $6.00 at the... More 

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East Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

If you are thinking of a specialty cruise from Spirit Line Cruise of Charleston DON'T DO IT !! The food was terrible. They ran out of most of what there was before everyone had a chance to be served. My wife only had a dry biscuit wth a little piece of ham on it!! Many of the rest didn't do... More 

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SpiritLineCruises, Manager at SpiritLine Cruises Harbor Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for the TripAdvisor post and we are sorry to hear that your cruise was less than perfect. Please contact our Management Team at 843-722-2628 to discuss your experience in detail. Again, thank you and we look forward to hearing from you soon. More 

Marietta, Georgia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
22 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The General Beauregard was a comfortable way to get an overview of Charleston Harbor. Good value for the money. Easily booked and reserved online. Tour guide was knowledgeable although very dry and monotone in his projection. For the money, a nice 90 minute ride, if you like boats.

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

One of the nicest ways to see Charleston harbor and get some history thrown in , is to take this cruise . I don't remember the tour guides name but he provided a wealth of history about Mt Pleasant and Charleston while we took this cruise. He answered all our questions while giving a great tour . I would highly... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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69 reviews 69 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Might as we'll be a boat ride... Way overrated and the tour guide did not stay quite for a minute... Way too annoying. Good photo opportunity

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We are visitors from Australia and took a Spiritline harbour tour yesterday morning. The guide was brilliant with an amazing historical knowledge and provided extremely interesting historical information on Charleston life and history. The harbour was spectacular and the sea breeze made for a very pleasant trip. Well done Spiritline.

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