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Address: 360 Concord St, Charleston, SC 29401-6353
Phone Number: +1 843-722-2628
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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SpiritLine Cruises - The ONLY Charleston Harbor Tour offering Live...

SpiritLine Cruises - The ONLY Charleston Harbor Tour offering Live Narration by a Licensed Tour Guide! Our exciting 90 minute Charleston Harbor Tours provide you a relaxing, intimate, waterside view of the historic port while cruising by notable American landmarks, such as Fort Sumter, the Battery, USS Yorktown and more.

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Great tour, bad service.

Took a group of about 41 people on this cruise. The cruise was great, the tour guide was very informative and funny but the crew was bleh. I was a tour leader of a group of mostly... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 29, 2016
marieregina
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Tybee Island, Ga

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Savannah
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I toured with this company on 11/19 and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the area, the crew seemed very skilled. The bathrooms on board we very clean, the cash snack bar was handy with 3 children and the beer & wine was a nice plus! I would definitely recommend this harbor... More 

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the first things we did on our recent trip to Charleston. Beautiful sunny day out in the Charleston Harbor. We boarded on the Mount Pleasant side near the battleship, but you can also board in downtown Charleston. Relaxing and the lady that was our 'host' onboard was born and raised in the Charleston area and well... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice weather so were able to sit on top deck. Tour narrator (a former History teacher) had an amazing amount of facts at her finger tips. She knew all the history plus many other side notes on Charleston, the Civil War, the USS Yorktown......very impressed

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group had a wonderful experience on the Spiritline Harbor Cruise. The beauty of downtown Charleston, barrier islands, Fort Sumter, the Arthur Ravenel Cable Suspension Bridge, etc. were breath-taking from the vantage point of our Spiritline tour boat. Our tour leader was exceptional in her knowledge of the area and especially of the history of Charleston from settler's days forward.... More 

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Rochester, New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

In my recent visit to Charleston, S.C. My husband and I booked a combination carriage ride and Harbor tour on Spirit Line Cruises. This was our last day in the city and it was a perfect day for a boat ride.There were very few people in attendance for the tour. But tickets were being sold . When we were told... More 

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SpiritLineCruises, Manager at SpiritLine Cruises Charleston Harbor Tour, responded to this review

We are very sorry for your bad experience. We had a mechanical issue with one of our boats on Thursday that prevented us from running our Harbor tours as scheduled. The reason that our staff seemed unaware was that the issue only came to light right at the boarding time for your tour and we had to make the last... More 

Tybee Island, Ga
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129 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Took a group of about 41 people on this cruise. The cruise was great, the tour guide was very informative and funny but the crew was bleh. I was a tour leader of a group of mostly seniors. Some of who are handicapped. I asked as we boarded the boat what to do with the walker one had. (The other... More 

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Thank marieregina
SpiritLineCruises, Owner at SpiritLine Cruises Charleston Harbor Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Our family-owned company has been in the hospitality business in Charleston for nearly 60 years so manners and courtesy are very important to us as well. We are terribly sorry for your unpleasant experience. Your concerns will be addressed with our Captain and Crew immediately. Thanks again for taking the... More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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248 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Our narrator on this cruise was excellent! She knew her Charleston history very well and really made the trip interesting! It's a nice, relaxing hour & half cruise & I'd highly recommend doing it!

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Eudora, Kansas
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a very good tour of Charleston Harbor with a very knowledgeable tour guide - that was a retired history teacher! The tour offered great views of the Yorktown, Ravenel Bridge, Fort Sumter and Castle Pinckney. And we saw many sea birds and dolphins.

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Elkton, Maryland
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136 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

We wanted to do the carriage/cruise package, but it online deal said to buy it in person and the cashier said they didn't sell them...so we didn't get the deal, but we still decided to go. It was nice to be on the water, but if you got on at the first port the first 30 minutes was picking up... More 

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

My husband and I have been to Charleston many times but never took a cruise. We had a tour guide who was a former History teacher. He was very informative and humorous, which made listening to him all the more enjoyable. The cruise takes you around Charleston Harbor highlighting Fort Sumter, Fort Moultrie and Battery Park with the iconic Southern... More 

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