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“Informative and enjoyable” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Sea Island Carriage Company

Sea Island Carriage Company
930 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
(843) 476-7789
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Brooksville, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Informative and enjoyable”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013 via mobile

Our narrated carriage tour of Beaufort with Sea
Island was a real treat this Thanksgiving day weekend. Our guide was knowledgeable and entertaining and we learned much about the history of Beaufort and her people during a 50 minute ride that sped by far too fast. The cost was more than reasonable and the entire experience was thoroughly enjoyable!

Visited November 2013
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Georgetown, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“The Worst!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We have been on many carriage tours of Beaufort with guests as we live here. We were so embarrassed by our tour on Saturday afternoon that I was giving my guest her own private tour! The ONLY items discussed were about her dogs! movie stars and where they lived when doing movies here! Most of the tour was done in SILENCE! We will NEVER EVER go on this tour again. Everyone is supposed to have passed a test and be knowledgable about historic Beaufort. Not this lady! Very, very sad. And she started out by saying she was sure glad it was near the end of her shift!

Visited October 2013
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Take this tour to get the lay of the city.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013 via mobile

We took this tour first thing when we got into town. Good choice to do because it allowed us to get the layout of the city as well as peak our curiosity about the history. Later we explored the same route on bikes.

Visited October 2013
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Cartersville, Georgia
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“Do not waste your time or money!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

This was by far the worst tour guide horse ride I have ever been on. Debbie was extremely hard to understand, she overacted the part and mostly talked about what they can not do because they will be fined. The ride itself was very jerky. The horses looked overworked and did mot want to walk at times. I know then I should not have supported this but we had already paid. The town itself has alot of history and interesting facts. Q on the Bay is great to eat at. The carriage rides promotes the Chocolate Tree Shop, don't waste your money there it is not good. FYI you will be asked to tip the driver of the carriage and you have to pay to park, along with the standard cost per person.

Visited September 2013
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Buckingham, Pennsylvania
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Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great Ride Thru a Cool Little City”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We had a great tour guide, Debbie, who has 17 years experience. Her regular "partner" was getting new shoes; however, the horse with her this day was sweet and well behaved.

She had a ton of information about Beaufort; some much that she has her own DVD out. She has a bit of a comical feud going with the city about removing the paving from some of the historic cobblestone streets. It is her mission in life to get some of the streets "unpaved" and she has the journals full of petition signatures to prove it.

If you can request her tour times, it is well worth your while.

Visited September 2013
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