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Boone Hall Plantation Tour with Transportation from Charleston

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    What to Expect
    Your visit to Boone Hall Plantation starts with transportation by climate-controlled bus from the Charleston Visitor Center. Your gate fee is included in the price of the tour.

    Founded in 1681, Boone Hall was built when Englishman Major John Boone came to Charleston and established a home on the banks of Wampacheone Creek. When you arrive, your tour begins on the front porch with a 30-minute presentation by a knowledgeable guide in historical dress. You will be introduced to the history of Boone Hall and its evolution through a variety of owners since the 17th century.

    Learn many facets of the plantation's history, and listen to a presentation called Slave Street, which provides a look at the living quarters, historical relics, and insight into the life of the slaves here. In addition, learn about Gullah culture, the language of the descendants of slaves who lived in the Lowcountry of Georgia and South Carolina. Boone Hall is the only plantation in the South Carolina Lowcountry to present a live presentation, in season, about this culture.

    At the end of your journey, tour the garden to see antique roses that are more than 100 years old. Then head back to the bus for the return drive to Charleston.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    375 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
    Duration
    4h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • All gate fees
    • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting point
    • Air-conditioned buses
    • Professional driver
    • Self Guided Garden Tour, historic slave cabins,
    • Tram tour (based on availability)
    • Plantation House Tour with guide in historical dress
    • Gullah Theater presentation by costumed performer
    • Entry/Admission - Boone Hall Plantation
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Drinks are available for purchase at Plantation
    • Not wheelchair accessible, but those with limited mobility are welcome if they can be assisted by a companion
    • No service animals are allowed
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We had only 3 hours to see it (tour schedule) and wished we had at least another hour. The house tour by Bill was one of the most knowledgeable and enthusiastic tour we had. The tour of the slave houses extremely informative and the lady...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank plstrobel
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Great visit to the Boone plantation via Adventure Sightseeing. Wayne was a great tour guide and driver for us to get to the plantation. He was timely and informative throughout the drive. We were at the plantation for about 3 hrs, which is more than...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    1  Thank ChristineSolo
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    This is our third trip, bringing visiting family the last two times. It's always great. I always want our family to experience the wonderful Gullah story!! Our Gullah lady is amazing and the highlight always!! The big house is a nice stop. We wished the...More

    Thank Kris R
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This was an unexpected delight. We had a short ride over to Mt Pleasant and onto the plantation. Along the way our driver/tour guide Wayne, illustrated points and gave us bits of history. Once on the plantation you have time see the home, farm, slave...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank Catherine P
    Reviewed August 31, 2019

    The Boone Hall trip is well worth taking! We found our tour guide, Wayne, very knowledgeable, friendly, and entertaining on the trip out the plantation. Our only complaint is that we didn't need a full four-and-a-half hours. The trip was about an hour longer than...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Bbj2019746
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    Jessicaparso
    August 20, 2019|
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    Response from RichardinOhio | Reviewed this property |
    As I recall, the drive is about 45 minutes from the old town Charleston. 4 1/2 hours total is about right.
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    Supernova7777
    March 15, 2019|
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    Response from FrequentFlier594057 |
    None at Boone, several at Magnolia Plantation
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    CamanoIsleTraveller
    June 19, 2018|
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    Response from 820barbarat | Reviewed this property |
    I’m not sure. The tour we purchased was for the plantation.
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