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Address: 360 Concord St, Charleston, SC 29401
Phone Number: 843-722-2628
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Description: An exciting 90 minute tour of Charleston's beautiful and historic Harbor...
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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Nice tour

Very nice tour of the harbor area. My only thing is that although it looked like they did, they didn't accept credit cards. That's very weird considering the 100°F/37°C... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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890 reviews
162 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 716 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Great thing to do on a nice day. The staff is excellent and has a lot of energy. Theres a lot of history here and its a nice way to hear about it and enjoy time on the water at the same time.

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Long Island
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261 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I like history so i enjoyed this cruise. My husband and teens are not big fans of history so they weren't that interested until we got tonthe uss York town and Ravenal bridge. Saw a few dolphin fins but that was it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Very nice tour of the harbor area. My only thing is that although it looked like they did, they didn't accept credit cards. That's very weird considering the 100°F/37°C temperatures.

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Chicago, Illinois
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67 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I bought this combo package and the second leg after the bus tour is the 90-minute harbor tour. After a not-so-exciting bus tour, the driver dropped me off at the aquarium to get on my 90-minute cruise. Shortly after the boat started, the lady commentator sat down and fired on all cylinders. So much more interesting information and historical facts... More 

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Johns Island, South Carolina
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

A wonderful way to see Charleston with a tremendous licensed guide. The guide was not your typical voice from an anonymous location--he stood among us, answered questions and had real personality. As a former history teacher for 30+ years he was very well informed and conveyed all the nuances of Charleston history that you don't get on other Harbor Cruises.... More 

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New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We took the Harbor Tour on 8/14/15 and it was 90 minutes long. The crew was friendly and the narrator for the tour was very knowledgeable and gave a great lecture on harbor, Ft Sumter and the Civil War and we enjoyed the cruise very much. They had snacks and beverages to buy and they were very reasonable in price.

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Leland, North Carolina
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342 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I wish I remembered the name of the woman who narrated our harbor cruise. Her stories were captivating! This tour exceeded expectations. We hadn't even left the dock and we were greeted by a couple dolphins. The cruise included great views and stories of the fort, an aircraft carrier, a beautiful bridge, a couple rivers and a couple islands, not... More 

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Reynoldsburg, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

We took the tour that didn't stop at Fort Sumter but made a big circle around Sullivan's Island, Fort Sumter, Charleston with a disembark at the Aquarium. We enjoyed the tour guide as she described some of the battles and people involved in them around Charleston. She demonstrated a lot of knowledge about Civil War history and was fun to... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Took the harbor tour with friends. Instead of being entertaining it was like sitting in a lecture hall in high school. Very disappointing! The ladies taking our preboard pictures were the highlight of this cruise. Perhaps they should have narrated!

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Columbia, South Carolina
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19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Excellent accommodations, clean boats, informative narration, great way to see Fort Sumter and the Charleston Harbor. The Rangers give an exciting account of the events leading up to the Civil War, and the first shot, fired on Fort Sumter.

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