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Charleston Tea Plantation

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Address: 6617 Maybank Highway, Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487
Phone Number: +1 843-559-0383
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: The Charleston Tea Plantation is the home of American Classic Tea, tea...
The Charleston Tea Plantation is the home of American Classic Tea, tea grown in America. It is located on picturesque Wadmalaw Island in the heart of South Carolina's Lowcountry. Its grounds include 127 acres of Camellia Sinensis tea plants, a working Tea Factory and a charming Plantation Gift Shoppe. Also available to guests is an adventurous and educational Trolley Tour that explores the scenic grounds that produce American Classic Tea. Complimentary tea is served to visitors throughout the day
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Perfect for the Tea Lover!

The Charleston Tea Plantation is a hidden gem in the Charleston area (about 25 minutes out of the city). If you are a tea lover or a lover of history, this is a great place to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
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Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The Charleston Tea Plantation is a hidden gem in the Charleston area (about 25 minutes out of the city). If you are a tea lover or a lover of history, this is a great place to visit. It is the only tea plantation in the United States, and they offer a riding tour of the plantation which is very educational.... More 

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Weeki Wachee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

It was my idea to go to the tea plantation since I enjoy tea. My sister in law isn't a tea drinker, but was open for going and checking it out. At the end of it, she bought 6 boxes of tea and now loves tea! The trolley ride was interesting. Learning how the plantation started and how they make... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We visited the tea plantation with a group of WWII Vets. We found the staff at the plantation to be very friendly and accommodating of our group. We were running late for the next stop on our day of touring so Nancy very graciously offered to call ahead and let them know we were running a little behind schedule. The... More 

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

There is so much to see in the Charleston SC area but the Charleston Tea Plantation is a real gem. Off the beaten path, about a 30 minute drive the Historic District, it is the only Tea Plantation in America. It is well worth the visit...whether you are a tea drinker or not. From May to September they are actively... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

We were in Myrtle Beach and decided to stop at the Tea plantation on the way home. They greet you at the door and offer you to the free tea samples. We enjoyed tasting all the different samples. There is a video presentation given every 15 minutes that was educational and a $10 trolley tour that my family says is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Was a good place to visit,it was a very hot day but worth it. We took the tour and our guide was very nice. We knew nothing about growing tea but learned a lot on the trolley tour. They have some free samples which was very good.

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Oswego, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

It wasn't a beach day so we decided to go to the tea plantaiton; that and my husband is a huge tea lover. It wasn't crowed; which was nice. The welcome center and gift shop was filled with all kinds of tea; all of which we could sample hot or cold. We took the trolly out through the fields and... More 

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Sherborn, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Charleston Tea Plantation was a delightful stop as we toured the Low Country. I didn’t know how much I didn’t know about how tea is grown, harvested, and processed until I experienced their Factory Tour (about 15 minutes as you see the factory through windows) and the Trolley Tour (about 45 minutes as you are driven around the plantation fields... More 

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We were at the Farmers Market in Downtown Charleston on a VERY hot day. We wanted to go to the plantation but just couldn't. They had a booth at the farmers market. The Hibiscus tea was some of the best I've had, and the staff was so friendly. I will go when we are in town next time for sure.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We visited the Charleston Tea Plantation on a warm June day. I love tea, my husband doesn't, but we both thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The Tea Plantation offers a short factory tour, followed by a $10 trolley tour which takes you out to the fields to see how tea is grown. Fascinating stuff. Do the factory tour first to get... More 

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Additional Information about Charleston Tea Plantation

Address: Address: 6617 Maybank Highway, Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487
Phone Number: +1 843-559-0383
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Wadmalaw Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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