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Beaufort Tours

Beaufort, SC, USA
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About Beaufort Tours
Walking tours and van tours of historic Beaufort. One hour History and Movie Tour (300+ year history plus movies locations and stories of Forrest Gump, The Big Chill, Great Santini and Prince of Tides). Two hour Reconstruction Era Tour, visits the Penn Center, home of the new Reconstruction Era National Monument. Three hour Plantation and Gullah Tour, visiting Sea Island Plantations and the Penn Center. And our new 1 1/2 hour "Pat Conroy's Beaufort" tour, visiting his high school, favorite restaurant, boyhood home, Nick Nolte's mother's house from Prince of Tides, the home Barbra Streisand rented during filming of Prince of Tides, and much more.
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History and Movie Tour of Beaufort by Van

Discover Beaufort’s historic district without the hassle of navigating a tour that highlights the town’s Hollywood past. In addition to telling little–known stories about the town’s 300–year history, your guide brings you to landmarks often missed by visitors, from unmarked Forrest Gump film locations to the cemetery used in The Great Santini.
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1 hour
from $20.52

Pat Conroy's Beaufort Tour by Bus

Pat Conroy fans can’t miss this tour of Pat Conroy’s Beaufort. Travel aboard an air-conditioned bus to the places where the famous author lived, prayed, and ate. Along the way, you see locations that inspired some of his most popular works, such as The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini, and get a better sense of Beaufort’s rich culture.
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1 hour 30 minutes
from $41.19

Historic Sea Island Plantation and Lowcountry Life Tour

You only need a day to learn about Lowcountry history and culture with this comprehensive Beaufort van tour. As you head to locations such as the historic Penn Center, a large cotton plantation, and a classic allée of oaks, learn about the area’s rich history and cultures, including Gullah culture. This tour takes you outside the city limits for an authentic travel experience in the Lowcountry.
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3 hours
from $61.54

Civil War Reconstruction Tour of Beaufort by Van

History buffs can’t miss this Civil War and Reconstruction history tour in Beaufort. Ride through the city in a comfortable van as you visit spots like Saint Helena Island and the grounds of the Battle of Port Royal. As you go, your guide shares stories of the city’s wartime and reconstruction history that are sure to fascinate.
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2 hours
from $41.19

Complete History and Movie Walking Tour of Beaufort

Step back in time as you stroll the streets of Beaufort, exploring its 300 years of history with a local guide. Walk through the historic district and admire the city’s ancient oaks draped with Spanish moss. Along the way, your guide identifies points of interest including the residences where Hollywood stars lived during the filming of movies like “Forrest Gump,” “G.I. Jane,” and “The Prince of Tides.”
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2 hours
from $25.75
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I would recommend this tour or any tour in Beaufort. So much history that otherwise you wouldn't know.
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This was a wonderful introduction to Beaufort and the Lowcountry. Bill was our driver and tour guide. He provided us with great information, wonderful stories and lovely views of this gorgeous area. All the stops along the way were very educational and most enjoyable. Worth
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Had our tour today with Cora. She was so friendly and inviting. The tour was so interesting and we learned so many great facts about this historic city. Thank you Cora
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I was. not able to go on the tour because of an internet glitch that was not their fault. However, Beaufort tours were very nice and refunded my money. They are easy to work with. I hope to go on the tour sometime in the future.
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We brought family visitors on another tour of our beautiful newly adopted city. They really really enjoyed the tour. We all especially enjoyed having the computer visual aids!! It added a fun touch to all the wonderful info. Thank you for the great tour.
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