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Address: 1006 Bay St, Downtown Marina, Beaufort, SC 29902-5570
Phone Number: +1 843-605-3914
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Beaufort History & Movie Tour

It started off bad as the tour director Kelley never received the reservation and therefore didn't show up for our 11am tour. We had to wait until 12:30 which completely changed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Donna S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It started off bad as the tour director Kelley never received the reservation and therefore didn't show up for our 11am tour. We had to wait until 12:30 which completely changed our plans. The tour itself at 12:30 was interested. Kelly is a good tour guide. She's very enthusiastic and really knows her stuff about Beaufort.

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Thank Donna S
Saint Peterburg, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide, Kelly was very knowledgeable and entertaining. Her pleasant charm was both informing and enlightening. The inherent charm of Beaufort is one of the hidden treasures of our Nation's history.

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Beaufort, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kelly is a tremendous tour guide. She is very knowledgeable about Beaufort--both historically and currently with the movie industry in town. I've been on several tours in town--she is hands down the most interesting and informed

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Touring the historic district with an extremely knowledgeable "native" history buff was absolutely amazing. Movie references were multiple and they included soundtracks. Most enjoyable. A++

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful plantation tour and Kelly, our tour guide, was extremely informative and very entertaining. My husband and I enjoyed this tour immensely and would highly recommend it to others.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the city tour with Kelly McGowan in the spring and this summer came back and took the plantation tour with her. She is absolutely delightful with tremendous fund of knowledge embellished with personal stories as only a native to the area would bring. We intend to take another tour the next time we visit and will tell our... More 

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very informative. Our guide was very entertaining. The time passed by quickly and the tour lived up to its advertisements.

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Alvin, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beaufort SC alone is beautiful but this tour makes Beaufort come alive! I called ahead of time and spoke with the owner who was incredibly kind and personable...After talking to him I could not wait to get there. I had made arrangements for a 2:00 history and movie tour...The van was ready and waiting at 2:00 and off we went...This... More 

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Lancaster, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first tour was the Historic District and Movie tour of Beaufort, and Kelly made it so entertaining that we signed up for a Plantation/Sea Island tour, too. We've taken many tours in many different towns and cities, and we've found that these tours are only as good as the tour guide. Have to say these tours were some of... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our guide Kelly was fabulous and she not only knew so much history about Beaufort and the surrounding area but also entertained us for the full three hours! We has so much fun and will definitely be back again.

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