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Address: 1006 Bay St, Downtown Marina, Beaufort, SC 29902-5570
Phone Number: +1 843-605-3914
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$60.00*
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Historic Sea Island Plantation and Lowcountry Life Tour
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$20.00*
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History and Movie Tour of Beaufort by Van
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$40.00*
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Civil War Reconstruction Tour of Beaufort by Van

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Super Kelly

Most interesting guide we have experienced So much knowledge and superb intelligence on how to convey!

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5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Most interesting guide we have experienced So much knowledge and superb intelligence on how to convey!

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Okatie, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Aunts come to visit me once a year and we are always looking for new tours to take. Kelly McGowan's van tour came highly recommended. We scheduled our tour and found ourselves taken back in time by Kelly's amazing story telling. The narrative she provided was both informative and entertaining. When we returned to the Marina to get our... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have taken the downtown tour multiple times with Kelly as my guide. Whenever we have family or friends visit from out of town, we make sure to put a tour on the top on our "to-do" list! Born and raised in Beaufort, Kelly has both the knowledge and personal life stories which makes each of the tours both fun... More 

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Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very disappointed in the low country tour with Kelly. I am sure she has great knowledge of the history of the area, but she sure didn't, share it. The entire 3 hours were spent talking about Kelly. She took a side trip to he "daddy's" house. We spent a side bar to purchase eggs from a friend of hers. These... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not much info about Beaufort for the $20 van ride. Go to the Beaufort History Museum For $5 ...more history and no stop/start van ride.

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Thank suzbolt
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10 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

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 August 17, 2016

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 August 8, 2016

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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Thank penneyr447
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

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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