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Sea Island Carriage Company

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Historic Carriage ride

We had Mark, as our guide, and silver, He was very informative and answered our questions. I would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John-Barb-T-G
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Fountain Inn, South Carolina
Historic Beaufort in a carriage

Beautiful historical ride through Beaufort in a horse drawn carriage. Guide was very knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sue S
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Venice, Florida
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Experience Beaufort's rich history and unique charm on a 55 minute, fully-narrated, horse drawn carriage tour. You'll slip back into Beaufort's elegant past as your carriage meanders under the moss covered live oaks, past the breathtaking antebellum...more
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930 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5568
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had Mark, as our guide, and silver, He was very informative and answered our questions. I would take this tour again. The grandkids got to pet the horse after the trip.

Thank John-Barb-T-G
NicholeBFT, Owner at Sea Island Carriage Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I’ll be sure to let Mark know ♥️ Oh, and Silver too!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful historical ride through Beaufort in a horse drawn carriage. Guide was very knowledgeable and thorough in his lessons. Came away knowing a lot more about the civil war. Very worthwhile.

Thank Sue S
NicholeBFT, Owner at Sea Island Carriage Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took out of town guests on this tour. It was very informative and the guide was excellent. She explained in detail about many of the homes and a really interesting biography of Robert Smalls.

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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

It wasn’t bad but found it to be a very average tour compared to similar tours I’ve done in other cities. Overall felt $23 to be a little overpriced for a 55 minute tour which in practice only lasted around 45 minutes. After purchasing the...More

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NicholeBFT, Owner at Sea Island Carriage Company, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Thank you for commending the happiness of our horses :) With that being said, I apologize that you felt our tour was over priced... You misunderstood the verbiage on out tickets, it states “Suggested gratuity is $5 per person” it does not say “expected”. Also...More

Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Aside from being exploitative and cruel for the horse, the tour guide was friendly and very knowledgeable of the area. Beaufort is jam-packed with history of old time America that is well shown on this ride. The carriage was timely to appointment time and comfortable....More

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NicholeBFT, Owner at Sea Island Carriage Company, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

Thank you for the review.... but I must ask, why would you even ride if you felt so negative about “the horse”? My horses are my world. If you’re still in town I’d love to invite you to lunch, on me, and answer and questions...More

Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Dave our driver was a sweetheart and very knowledgeable! Also kept everyone’s attention while keeping our horse Angus safe! This company takes animal safety seriously! If heat or humidity gets too high they shut down so book the 9:30 or 10:00 am tour! Cooler for...More

Thank Sharon S
NicholeBFT, Owner at Sea Island Carriage Company, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Thank you so much for seeing and sharing with others, just how much we care for & love our horses!

Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

The carriage ride was amazing and riding through the beautiful victorain homes was so much fun! My family and i learned so much about the history of Beaufort that we want to come back in October to see the insides of the homes. We definitely...More

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NicholeBFT, Owner at Sea Island Carriage Company, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2018

Awesome! It’s called the Fall Festival of Homes ♥️ October 25-28th. Stop by and say hello!

Reviewed June 28, 2018

Our tour guide, Mark, was great. Provided a lot of interesting history, facts, and stories. Very enjoyable!

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NicholeBFT, Owner at Sea Island Carriage Company, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2018

I’ll be sure to let Mark know how much you enjoyed your tour! Thank you!

Reviewed June 27, 2018

This carriage tour was most interesting. The driver/guide was extremely informative. As a person with severe hearing loss, I found the guide to be easily understood. She made the history of the homes and people come alive. This is the only tour of Beaufort that...More

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NicholeBFT, Owner at Sea Island Carriage Company, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2018

♥️ Thank you so much! We are glad you enjoyed our tour so much!

Reviewed June 25, 2018

this carriage ride was so easy to find, parking was easy, paying was easy, tour was relaxing and enjoyable. our driver was friendly and courteous, very knowledgeable about beaufort and made the ride fun. it is always fun to take a carriage ride but this...More

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NicholeBFT, Owner at Sea Island Carriage Company, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Thank you so much for the great review!

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sherld2016
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Response from NicholeBFT | Property representative |
Im sorry its taken me so long yo respond! I didnt know you could send messages through tripadvisor! My appologies!! As for your question,we do not offer our wedding services in June, July or August. Its to hot gof our... More
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mebradley59
March 26, 2018|
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Response from TammyC24 | Reviewed this property |
Go to the website Eat Sleep Play Beaufort and print the coupon. It's $2.00 off a person.
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Michelle K
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I don't know, but would contact the company directly
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