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Fun and insightful time in Charleston!

We laughed, we learned, we walked off a big breakfast in a beautiful and historic part of town. Our... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Chris O
Great Experience in Charleston

This ghost and pirate tour was the first activity I took part in when I arrived in Charleston. Eric... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Offering a variety of tours, our award-winning guides are sure to have the perfect experience for you. Charleston Pirate History: Blackbeard’s true past and why he blockaded our harbor, why Charlestonian Ann Bonny turned pirate and fell in love with...more
79 Cumberland St, Charleston, SC 29401-3112
+1 843-442-7299
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We laughed, we learned, we walked off a big breakfast in a beautiful and historic part of town. Our guide Eric knew how to spin a good yarn and we loved listening to him. The tour included entry to the Powder Magazine museum which was...More

Thank Chris O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This ghost and pirate tour was the first activity I took part in when I arrived in Charleston. Eric (my guide) has a deep knowledge of the history of the haunted places and pirate activities in the area. It was awesome to see different parts...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a blast. Our tour was so interesting and entertaining. The information was spun together really well! I definitely recommend.

Thank Ross N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on the Children's Pirate tour - we have 3 children (ages 3, 6 and 7). They enjoyed the tour immensely as did I! Sabrina is fantastic with children and gives lots of very interesting facts about pirates. Definitely recommend!

Thank celinedesa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently took a family trip to Charleston. We had 5 kids aged 8, 6, 4, almost 2, 5 months. We decided to book the Children's Pirate tour & Sabrina was our pirate guide. She had great facts to keep the adults interested and was...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Eric gave us a very interesting and informative overview of Charleston's pirate history in August 2018. He is very informed of his subject, very polite, speaks clearly, knows how to keep a tour together, and has a good, balanced sense of humor. He starts the...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2018

In town with relatives for a wedding, we took a private tour with Sabrina and had a blast. After several days in Charleston, we had learned a lot about Charleston's founding and civil war history, so were ready to learn a little bit about the...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

The best historical tours in Charleston! Sabrina is genuine, knowledgeable, and direct about her facts about the city.

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Reviewed August 11, 2018

What a treat! Pirate Sabrina regaled us with so many magnificent and memorable tales of pirates and ghosts, and my kids, 7 and 10, (as well as my husband and I) were enthralled. It rained heavily for a little bit during the walk but we...More

Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

The children’s tour from Captain Sabrina was a pleasure. She engaged the kids with sword fighting and treasure hunting. The adults were entertained with some interesting pirate history. I would highly recommend the tour if you are travelling with small kids.

Thank Rob B
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March 20, 2018|
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Response from IOPnative | Property representative |
I am so sorry that I did not answer sooner! I never got a notification from Tripadvisor about your message. We get kids that age on all of our tours. It really depends on the child. The pirate tour is 2 hours, and it's... More
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.