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The Spirit of Old Beaufort

1501 Bay Street, 103 Charles St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5568
+1 843-525-0459
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Beaufort History and Film Location Tour by Van
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Here at the Spirit of Old Beaufort our tours are lead by certified guides dressed in period costume. Let them transport you back in time by foot or in our air conditioned vans to enjoy the history, folktales and Hollywood film sites of the Carolina Sea Islands of the Beaufort Lowcountry. Come catch the Spirit with us!
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1501 Bay Street, 103 Charles St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5568
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Jan was our tour guide, what a hoot! She was very knowledgeable, funny, engaging sang a couple hymns, read a poem. Just a great time! Highly recommend to those that want a little American History and City of Beaufort History.

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

8.7.17 My husband and I decided randomly to indulge in this tour of Old Beaufort during our honeymoon. To our surprise, we really were able to travel back in time of Old Beaufort. We had the opportunity to experience the "Spirit of Old Beaufort" through...More

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SpiritofOldBeaufort, Owner at The Spirit of Old Beaufort, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for letting us know how we are doing. It is so helpful when guests give us feedback. Also thank you for encouraging Jan to continue to tell the story of how freedom came to Port Royal. If you ever come back to Beaufort...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide Sharon was very knowledgeable and made the tour enjoyable to be on. Absolutely recommend this tour!!More

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SpiritofOldBeaufort, Owner at The Spirit of Old Beaufort, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am so glad you caught the spirit of old Beaufort with Sharon. Thank you for letting us know how we are doing with regards to helping visitors enjoy Beaufort. Please call us again when you return and take one of our other bus or...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jacob was phenomenal. Very knowledgeable and the hour felt like just minutes. It was over and I wanted more! The stories, the history, the singing far exceeded my expectation. What impressed us most was the history he has likely told 1000 times flowed out of...More

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SpiritofOldBeaufort, Owner at The Spirit of Old Beaufort, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for letting us know how we are doing. If you ever come back to Beaufort and want to do one of our other tours please remind us that you have been on our tours before and you will get a "I...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Evelene was our tour guide on the History/film van tour. What a great guide. She had so much knowledge of Beaufort and the homes. Plus she shared her first hand experiences with the movies filmed in and around Beaufort. I highly recommend if you have...More

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SpiritofOldBeaufort, Owner at The Spirit of Old Beaufort, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your encouragement it was a joy showing you our town. Be sure and call us to book another tour when you return to Beaufort. And remember remind us when you call that you have been on our tour before and you get...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jacob was our tour guide and provided an informed, complete and highly entertaining tour, singing included at no extra charge!More

Thank Katherine E
SpiritofOldBeaufort, Owner at The Spirit of Old Beaufort, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank U for your review and letting us know how Jacob helped you catch the Spirit of Beaufort. If you ever come back to Beaufort call us to book any of our other tours and remind us that you have been on our tour before...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I signed up for a 1 hour tour of Beaufort in a van.. it was hot and we needed a rest with some history. Our guide was part of the family owners and he took us around town of beautiful old homes,...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide, Jacob did a superb job showing us around Beaufort. We were lucky and had a private tour with him and were able to ask so many questions and really get to know our tour guide along with downtown Beaufort. We have taken...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Jacob was a phenomenal guide. Great history lesson and kept the adults and teenagers attention. Even had us singing!

Thank kddc
Reviewed August 1, 2017

Jan was an amazing tour guide - Knowledgeable, fun....Learned about the Gullah culture, history......saw sights, sang....The 3 hours flew by. What a fun way to learn about the area. Most interesting, fun historical tour I took anywhere. The guide is what made it so outstanding!

Thank Wendy P
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