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Sign up to be guided through Charleston's past by a friendly pirate, lace up your sneakers for a timed scavenger hunt or hover above the city in a helicopter. These tours are in our special interest category for a reason and are for people who want to add a little excitement to their stay.
In 1864 the Hunley became the world’s first successful combat sub and then vanished. Found over a century later, you can see this amazing artifact during weekend tours.
Connoisseur Tours are custom-designed, exclusive tours of Charleston and the Lowcountry for small, private groups. For example: architecture, antiques, history, gardens.
With over 25 years experience, our expertise in Charleston is legendary. History, Food and Ghost tours backed by our Great Tour Guarantee.
Charleston's only Haunted Carriage Tour! See the top landmarks while hearing tales of ghosts, pirates & patriots in one of America's most haunted cities. Fun for all ages.
Stroll miles of garden trails, paddle cypress swamp, relax in a greenhouse with butterflies & flowers, discover native & exotic reptile exhibits & the freshwater aquarium.
Experience Firefly's home of the world's first Sweet Tea Vodka! Enjoy a guided tasting flight or book an entertaining and informative private tour and tasting for your group.
Take an uncensored look at Charleston’s true history; a history full of corruption, prostitution, crime, scandal and sordid affairs. This is a fascinating adults only tour.
Come aboard The USS Yorktown and hear the stories of the American Heroes who lived, died, and are still rumored to be here today. Featured on SYFY's Ghost Hunters.
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Find your own fossils on this 4-hr guided boat tour and beach walk. Possible specimens include shark teeth and material from many ice age vertebrate species.
Built in 1825 on Charleston’s High Battery, the house today stewards both the history of two Charleston families, and the enslaved workers who made their lifestyle possible.
Charleston’s only children’s tour! Treasure hunt with hands-on activities that make history fun! Free souvenirs: foam sword, pirate bandana, treasure, balloon parrot, flag!
Explore Charleston Pirate and Colonial history with award-winning guides. Evening & daytime Ghost and History tours also offered. Seen on Travel Channel, A&E, Syfy, PBS, NPR.
Enjoy a guided tea tasting and sip the world’s most prized teas. Discover the rich history of tea from Charleston to ancient Chin. Conveniently held at a venue of your choice.
1 Pass 1 Price Includes 40+ Attractions
Tours of Charleston and the Lowcountry "exclusively designed" to meet your special interests. Customized tours include the historic city, plantations, culinary, and Civil War.
History comes alive - designed for your students' interests: U.S., SC African-American, Civil, Revolutionary wars, architecture, pirates and more. 843.556.0664 for planning.
Historian takes guests by van to her friends’ private gardens; ends with High Tea served on Cantonware at Charlestonian's home overlooking the Ashley River. 843.708.2228
Jewish Charleston from 1695 with a city tour. Founder of SC Jewish Historic Society, Southern Living’s “Top 5 City Tours”-A “me-chai-yeh”. 843-556-0664 [email protected]
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Join Charleston’s Best Storytellers for the history & hauntings of one of America’s oldest cities. Night tours include City of the Dead, Myths & Legends, & Spirits Pub Crawl.
Rated one of the top Airbnb experiences IN THE WORLD. Try crabbing different ways with native Tia Clark, throw cast nets & fish while learning about our Lowcountry estuaries.
A Gullah Geechee Tour showcasing Charleston's rich Black History. Immerse yourself in the culture with a certified native born Gullah speaking historian. Bin yah not come yah.
Invite Charleston’s favorite pirates to your event! We offer entertainment at your location: history & ghost stories, treasure hunts, balloon twisting & magic!
Starting in the heart of Charleston's Historic District, Ghost City Tours will help uncover the unique ghost stories that make it one of the most haunted city's in America.
Expert guides take you into Charleston's haunted history. Scary sights that have been on the History and Discovery Channels. Highly ranked on Trip Advisor/AAA. $5 off adults!!
Explore Gullah/Geechee Richness by way of history, art, culture & tradition! Learn oral history of unsung heroes. Cum Jine We! Elder Carlie Towne 843.330.5480.
Fun for all ages! Come dig for treasures of South Carolina’s ancient past in the only Fossil Quarry on the Eastern Seaboard of the USA!! Megalodon teeth, Whale bones & more!
Enjoy the rare opportunity to visit private houses and historic neighborhoods throughout the city. Learn about and experience Charleston's architecture, history, and gardens.
Come and explore Morris Island and go shelling with our naturalist. Learn while exploring Charleston’s Harbor marine life. 45 ft. Catamaran, USCG-certified for 49 people.
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