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About Speed Boat Adventures
Take the wheel and become the captain! Fully narrated tour for 13 miles through the world famous Charleston Harbor. You will have a once in a lifetime view of the Battery, USS Yorktown Aircraft Carrier, Arthur Ravenel Jr Bridge, the downtown Charleston skyline, Waterfront Park, South Carolina Aquarium, the cruise ship terminal and all the wildlife that call Charleston Harbor home.
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Get behind the wheel of an F13 speedboat for a guided tour of Charleston Harbor. Learn the basics of operating the speedboat from your guide, and then follow the guide boat past the Battery, under the Ravenel Bridge, to the USS Yorktown, and more, stopping for photo ops and to optionally change drivers. Small-group tour is limited to eight people or fewer.
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Nathan K wrote a review Yesterday
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Great fun! This was easily the best part of our Charleston anniversary trip. Water conditions were great and the speed boat was easy to use. The sights were extraordinary from the water and gave us a greater appreciation of both the battles fought here and the importance of the Charleston port in general. Very highly recommended!!!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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adventureseeker737 wrote a review Oct 24
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The speedboats were a great option for me to take my 2 kids on and still exciting enough for me. I am so tired of paying big bucks for them to do something where I just stand by and watch so this was the perfect solution. They really loved it and were extremely excited. It was really need to see the USS Yorktown from the water after the kids had already been atop the ship. Even though they were only 5 and 7 I hope they remember it for a long time. Thank you for a great adventure, our guide was fantastic and made us feel safe. Bring Sunglasses!!!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Graham J, Owner at Speed Boat Adventures
Responded 2 days ago
Hey now! Thanks so much for coming on the tour and for your awesome review. I am so happy you and the kiddos had such a blast. Come on back to see us again and I will y’all somewhere else, there is so much yet to explore.
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Linda M wrote a review Oct 22
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My favorite part was when we did a u turn. So much fun! It was a great day to be out on the water. We would definitely do it again!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Jameel H wrote a review Oct 16
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Definitely worth giving it a shot! Me and my wife had never driven a boat. It was hands down the best thing we did in Charleston. Yeah the tour guide gets a good bit away from you, but honestly that makes it even better in my opinion. You get to enjoy the area like it just you and who your riding with. We made a couple of stops where the tour guide gave us some info on Charleston and what was along the tour. We were almost tempted to do it again.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Mike W wrote a review Oct 5
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Had a great time, guide took the time to explain the 3 possible routes we could travel, advantages and disadvantages (waves and water conditions, sites) and allowed us to choose. After the tour took time to provide us information on Charleston and Mt. Pleasant, areas to visit and places to see.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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