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Magnolia Plantation Tour with Transportation from Charleston

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Enjoy this 4.5-hour tour of Magnolia Plantation and see the plantation has stood the test of time dating back to 1676. One of America's most important historical sights, you will travel in comfort on board an air conditioned coach. This tour is led by a knowledgeable and professional guide, that can transport you back in time.
  • Guided tour of Magnolia Plantation grounds and house
  • Transportation from downtown Charleston solves transport logistics
  • Glean insight into the area’s rich history from your guide
  • Entrance fee is already included so you don’t have any extra expenses
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the Charleston Visitors Center, right in the middle of historic downtown Charleston. Board an air-conditioned coach and enjoy views of the rolling Lowcountry landscape as you make the 45-minute drive to Magnolia Plantation, one of the oldest plantations in the South.

When you reach the plantation, head right past the entrance gate—the entrance fee is already accounted for in the tour price. Then, board a tram for a narrated 45-minute ride through the grounds: see slave cabins, swamps, and rice fields. Next, take a guided walk through the garden, before finally heading to the Drayton Plantation for a tour of the grand historic home.

Tour concludes with drop-off at your original starting point.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great day and our driver Alan was great and very informative. A neat tour. Toured the house with Valerie and enjoyed her comments.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Pick up location is right in the middle of downtown at the tourist centre. Our driver and guide Jay was very knowledgable, mentioning some landmarks on the drive to the plantation. Air conditioned bus to and from the plantation. Jay toured us around the gardens....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jordon H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of information given about the city of Charleston and the Magnolia Plantation. However, we had the three different guides (bus drive, tram drive and house guide) and much of the information was repeated each time. The tour could have been longer and more information...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in Charleston on a Cruise Ship! July 29, 2019. The tour company had a van waiting to pick us up outside the terminal and take us to the Visitors Center. A nice touch that we didn't expect. From the Visitors Center other guests...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank babsrose
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our city tour of Charleston and our tour of Magnolia Plantation in August 2019 was great and made even more special because of our friendly and very knowledgeable tour guide and driver Alan. Alan’s wife was our tour guide at the plantation and she was...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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The Magnolia Plantation tour is at 10:30 am and the city tour was at 3:00 pm.
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July 31, 2019|
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Response from Jaqpot | Reviewed this property |
We departed from the downtown visitor’s center. There is a multilevel garage across the street that charges for parking. Workers at the visitor’s center Are very helpful. The center is about two blocks from King Street which... More
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