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Charleston Pirate Tours

79 Cumberland St, Charleston, SC 29401-3112
+1 843-442-7299
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Really glad I booked a tour with Eric around the historic part of town. He told interesting stories... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Drew C
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Outstanding tour!

Eric was wonderful. He keep everyone from age 9 to 67 involved during our hour tour throughout... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Forest Hill, Maryland
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Join Charleston's most photographed guides and their parrots on walking tours in Charleston's historic district. Daily tours include Charleston Pirate History, Pirate & Ghost Tour, Daytime Ghost & History Tour, and Children's Treasure Hunt Tour, Charleston's only children's tour. Customized private and group tours are also available. Appearances on Travel Channel, A&E, Syfy, Lifetime, PBS, NPR, Fox Network.
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“captain bob” (33 reviews)
79 Cumberland St, Charleston, SC 29401-3112
+1 843-442-7299

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Reviewed yesterday

Really glad I booked a tour with Eric around the historic part of town. He told interesting stories and gave a well-rounded history of Charleston in the pirate age. I went on a hot day and Eric kept us walking in the shade for almost...More

Thank Drew C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eric was wonderful. He keep everyone from age 9 to 67 involved during our hour tour throughout Charleston. We would highly recommend this trip for everyone.

Thank khackett5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely loved the tour! from age 8 to 58 it was fun and entertaining to us all.. A unique and informative view on Charleston that I had not had before!

Thank tralynnsm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The pirate tour with Eric was absolutely amazing! He not only has an immense amount of knowledge regarding Pirates but walks you through the streets of Charleston keeping you engaged for 2 hours, weaving together several stories of various pirates and history of the city!...More

Thank Kaitlyn N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a tour for those who really love history. There are so many myths and Hollywood misrepresentations that it is hard to sort out fact from fiction. Eric, our guide, did a masterful job of doing just that - telling us about the days...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My nine year old son and I both thoroughly enjoyed the pirate tour with Eric and Bob. Eric is knowledgeable about pirate history and lore. His story-telling was entertaining and interesting but factual. Prepare to have your preconceived notions about pirates blown out of the...More

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on the pirate walking tour with Eric in May, and loved it so much, when I came back in June with my husband I went on it again! A great, interesting, and fun tour. Eric is a gifted storyteller, full of fantastic history stories....More

Thank Ellen F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was great, Sabrina was awesome, we actually lucked up and had a private tour. We had two children ages 2 & 5, they loved it, I loved the history of Charleston, the only thing I would suggest is, make the history a little...More

Thank tootie69
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was the first tour our daughter, age 13, has ever enjoyed. She studied pirates in school last year so she found the 2 hour walking tour completely fascinating. We all enjoyed Pirate Eric's stories, costuming, and mannerisms. He did a great job answering questions...More

Thank Kerstin A
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

Had a great time. Our pirate tour guide was very knowledgable and full of wonderful stories and ghost happenings. Very fun to hear the pirate history. Kept our attention the whole time. Highly recommend!

Thank allyson360
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Chauntelle M
June 23, 2017|
Response from IOPnative | Property representative |
Please forgive the delay in my answer. I just saw your question. As a rule, Eric does the daytime pirate tour every day, but we take turns doing the pirate & ghost tour at night. If you call me before you buy tickets, I... More
February 17, 2015|
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Response from IOPnative | Property representative |
There is no charge for children under 3, but they still need a ticket. You'll see a $0-priced ticket for kids under 4 on our website.