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The Spirit of Old Beaufort

Open today: 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1501 Bay St, 103 Charles St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5404
+1 843-525-0459
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was nothing short of excellent. Our tour guide, Dean, was so very well versed about the history of Beaufort and made things come alive for us throughout. We saw many absolutely beautiful homes and were told stories about those people who lived in...More

2  Thank erni1221
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful two hour tour in a nice modern air-conditioned van. This lady, Evelene Stevenson, has been doing tours since the 1970s and along with her husband they have their own book and map of the sights. We parked in the Marina parking...More

Thank ephyfe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of fun information...we had a great tour guide who made it fun and exciting. The weather wasn’t on our side but it worked in our favor has many others cancelled and it was just us 3 girls. So much history and fabulous stories. Well...More

Thank CYMattie
Evelene S, Owner at The Spirit of Old Beaufort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking our tour and for letting me know what your Beaufort Experince was by taking our tour. When you come back to the Lowcountry of Beaufort please call us and book again one of our other tours, we discount the tours for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed the tour but could not get a good picture of some of the historical sites. I also booked the wrong tour. I thouhjt I was booking the Arsenal where they dress in period costume. This was a very last minute thing we booked for...More

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful tour through the beautiful town of Beaufort! We learned about the interesting town history and got such interesting stories told to us by the owner Evilene. It was a wonderful day which we enjoyed thoroughly, def recommend!

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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide, Cora, was very friendly and gave us a lot of history on Beaufort and the surrounding islands. We would definitely suggest this to anyone visiting.

Thank Sunshine C
Reviewed August 8, 2018

My husband & I booked tickets thru very helpful Beaufort Viisitor Center, arrived at pickup point 20 minutes early & boarded. Much to our chagrin, the only seats left were two unsecured wheelchairs in the back of the van! Now yes, they did have the...More

Thank patriciacollins10
Reviewed August 5, 2018

We were the only two people on the tour, and you would have thought it would be cancelled, but Cora not only still took us on the tour, but personalized what she could for us depending on our interests. She was informative, funny, and interesting....More

Thank Kerry H
Reviewed August 2, 2018

If you can only do one tour while in Beaufort do this one. When we go back we will do it again if we have the time. We were very happy with the tour and the knowledge that of our guide/entertainer.

Thank jbelk2018
Reviewed July 18, 2018

We took a very enjoyable tour of Beaufort this morning. Evalene the owner drove us in a very comfortable, clean van and gave us an hour+ narrative of all that Beaufort is famous for. She was very upbeat and entertaining, did some great singing along...More

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