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Charleston Harbor Tours
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$26.50*
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Charleston Harbor of History Tour
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Come aboard the Carolina Belle for a 90-minute, live narrated, harbor history tour on the beautiful Charleston Harbor. See the "holy city" from a new perspective and take in over 300 years of history that has shaped the Charleston we know today. Tours daily 11:30, 1:30, and 3:30. 9:30 and 6 pm tours in peak season. See website for full schedule. We also offer Charleston's best combination tours. Season Mid February through November. Closed December and January.
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Nice tour!”
Reviewed May 6, 2012 via mobile

Good way to get a view of the city. Captain and his staff were highly entertaining and very knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend this tour to anyone visiting the Charleston area.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great”
Reviewed May 4, 2012

This was a very enjoyable and educational tour. We live here, but took our family on this tour and we loved it. I will be taking more visitors on this tour. The crew was great and the views were beautiful.

Visited April 2012
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West Mids
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73 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“History lesson”
Reviewed May 1, 2012

The narration on the civil war was excellent , given by a former history teacher. It was a bit of over kill as he spoke nonstop for the entire time and quite quickley. The children on board were not captivated at all though . He finisded his narration with the truth about Blackbeard and pirates in general which was interesting too.
It was a lovely way to see the coast line and in particular the famed "white point" which when visited on land as it is a key tourist attraction it now has a beautiful park on the site tooat the far end of battery row.The site of the colonial house along battery row from the boat was lovely
The boat tour was advertised at 2 hours, however it lasted just over 60 mins as the remainder of the time was used to get back to the port.

Not one to take children under 10 yrs on, good for history lovwers though

Visited April 2012
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Greenwood, South Carolina
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Very Enjoyable”
Reviewed April 29, 2012

Excellent tour and great way to see Charleston highlights from a different perspective even if you visit often but haven't done the tourist type of things. Beautiful views and especially amazing close up view of the stunning bridge.

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Anderson, South Carolina
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46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“WONDERFUL”
Reviewed April 26, 2012 via mobile

Not only is it a wonderful and gorgeous tour of the Charleston Harbor, it is very educational, also.....so much history and beauty .....staff on the boat are very friendly and knowledgeable and made the whole experience so much fun....a must do while in Charleston....

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