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The best way to see the historic city of Charleston is by taking one or more of the sightseeing tours offered by Charleston Tours & Events. Experience the beauty, grandeur, and majesty of Charleston first-hand and learn about the place Travel + Leisure once named the “World’s Best City.”

Sightseeing Cruises

Climb aboard the Carolina Belle to enjoy the beauty of the Charleston Harbor and learn the rich history of the Holy City. During the scenic and relaxing 90-minute tour, you will see over 75 landmarks and points of interest! Your professional USCG licensed captain will narrate history, sights, and facts about the Charleston Harbor as you pass locations critical to the history of the United States.

Charleston Harbor Tour

Charleston Harbor Tour

$30.00 Adult (12 & up)
$20.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Palmetto Carriage Works Combo Charleston

Charleston Harbor Tour / Palmetto Carriage Works Combo

$52.00 Adult (12 & up)
$34.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Boon Hall Tour in Charleston

Charleston Harbor Tour / Boone Hall Plantation Combo

$49.00 Adult (12 & up)
$31.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Charleston Tri Combo Tour

Charleston Harbor Tour / Palmetto Carriage Works / Boone Hall Plantation Combo (“Tri Combo”)

$72.00 Adult (12 & up)
$46.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Palmetto Carriage Tour in Charleston

Charleston Harbor Tour / Adventure Sightseeing City Bus Tour Combo

$48.50 Adult (12 & up)
$34.50 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Aquarium Tour in Charleston

Charleston Harbor Tour / SC Aquarium Combo

$52.00 Adult (12 & up)
$39.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Bulldog Sightseeing Tour in Charleston

Charleston Harbor Tour / Bulldog Tours Ghost Tour or Walking Tour Combo

$52.00 Adult (12 & up)
$35.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

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SAILBOAT CRUISES

Get an up-close-and-personal look at Charleston Harbor on your choice of our memorable sailboat cruises. People of all walks of life can enjoy two-hour public sails! There are no set courses; she sails with the winds and tides, so every cruise is unique. You will always be in the sheltered harbor area and see all the sites—just closer to some than others.

Charleston Sailboat Tour

Afternoon Dolphin Sail

$47.00 Adult (12 & up)
$32.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Sailboat Cruise in charleston

Sunset Sail

$58.00 Adult (12 & up)
$42.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Charleston Sailboat Cruise

Full Moon Sail

$45.00 Adult (21 & up)

Wine Tasting Sailboat Ride

Sunset Wine Tasting Cruise

$75.00 Adult (21 & up)

Charleston Tours And Events

2nd Sunday Wine Tasting Sunset Sail

$95.00 Adult (21 & up)

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THEMED & DINING CRUISES

The most fun you can have on a summer night in Charleston! Combine great music with great food while cruising on the scenic waters of the Charleston Harbor. Check out our calendar to see what cruise might suit you best as we combine blues and BBQ, jazz and brunch, BBQ and “Harbor-ritaville” music—any of these cruises will most certainly end up on your “best things you did in Charleston this summer” list.

Live Music Dinner Cruise in Charleston

Blues & BBQ

$49.95 Adult (12 & up)
$29.95 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Fridays

$52.95 Adult (12 & up)
$30.95 Child (4-11)
FREE (ages 3 & under)

Jazz Brunch Cruise in Charleston

Jazz Brunch Cruise

$49.95 Adult (12 & up)
$29.95 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

2020 Dates to be Announced Soon

Live Music Cruise in Charleston

Jam on Water Cruises

$27.00 Adult (12 & up)

2020 Dates to be Announced Soon

Harbaritaville Cruise

Harbor-Ritaville

$46.95 Adult (12 & up)

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CITY TOURS

There is no better way to sightsee the historic and charming city of Charleston than on one of Charleston Tours & Events’ City Tours! Take in all the incredible sights and sounds of Charleston from a comfortable and climate-controlled bus. Each City Tour ride has a knowledgeable and engaging narrator on board who will both inform you and show you the true meaning of “Southern hospitality.”

City Tours By Bus

Charleston City Tour

See It All City Tour

$27.50 Adult (12 & up)
$17.50 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Charleston City Bus Tour Combo

Charleston Harbor Tour / Adventure Sightseeing City Bus Tour Combo

$48.50 Adult (12 & up)
$34.50 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Charleston City Tours

See it All City Tour / Harbor Tour Combo

$48.50 Adult (12 & up)
$34.50 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Charleston Combo Tours

Boone Hall / City Tour Combo

$68.50 Adult (12 & up)
$44.50 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Charleston Plantation Tours

Magnolia Plantation Tour / City Tour Combo

$77.50 Adult (12 & up)
$45.50 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Charleston Combo Tours

See it All City Tour / Mansion or Charleston Museum Combo

$34.50 Adult (12 & up)
$20.50 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

City Tours By Carriage

Charleston Combo Tours

Charleston Harbor Tour / Palmetto Carriage Works Combo

$52.00 Adult (12 & up)
$34.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Charleston Combo Tours

Charleston Harbor Tour / Palmetto Carriage Works / Boone Hall Plantation Combo “Tri Combo”

$72.00 Adult (12 & up)
$46.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

City Tours Walking

Charleston Combo Tours

Charleston Harbor Tour / Bulldog Tours Ghost Tour or Walking Tour Combo

$52.00 Adult (12 & up)
$35.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

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CARRIAGE TOURS

The one-hour carriage tour of Charleston’s historic district areas is an interesting blend of history combined with the witticism and humor of the tour guides. The licensed tour guides have passed a rigorous test to have the privilege to showcase the “old and the new” that is Charleston to our visitors. Carriage tours are a great way to get an up-close-and-personal look at Charleston and its many landmarks.

Charleston Combo Tours

Charleston Harbor Tour / Palmetto Carriage Works Combo

$52.00 Adult (12 & up)
$34.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Charleston Combo Tours

Charleston Harbor Tour / Palmetto Carriage Works / Boone Hall Plantation Combo “Tri Combo”

$72.00 Adult (12 & up)
$46.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

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PLANTATION TOURS

Take a trip back in time by going on Charleston Tours & Events’ Plantation Tours. The Magnolia Plantation tour immerses visitors in a true “low-country” experience with a trip through America’s first public gardens—dating back to 1676! Boone Hall Plantation is another must-see landmark, with the “Avenue of Oaks” leading up to the incredible mansion featured in the movie, “The Notebook.”

Magnolia Plantation Tour

Magnolia Plantation Tour

$62.00 Adult (12 & up)
$35.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Boone Hall Plantation Tour

Boone Hall Plantation Tour

$53.00 Adult (12 & up)
$30.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Boone Hall Plantation Tour

Boone Hall / Harbor Tour Combo (Includes Transportation)

$71.00 Adult (12 & up)
$47.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Charleston Boone Hall Plantation Tour

Charleston Harbor Tour / Palmetto Carriage Works / Boone Hall Plantation Combo (“Tri Combo”)

$72.00 Adult (12 & up)
$46.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Magnolia Plantation Tour

Magnolia Plantation Tour / City Tour Combo

$77.50 Adult (12 & up)
$45.50 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Magnolia Plantation Tour

Magnolia Plantation Tour / Harbor Tour Combo

$80.00 Adult (12 & up)
$48.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Charleston City Tours

Boone Hall / City Tour Combo

$68.50 Adult (12 & up)
$44.50 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Charleston Angel Oak Tree Tour

Charleston Tea Plantation / Angel Oak Tree / Deepwater Vineyard Tour

$62.00 Adult (21 & up)

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HISTORICAL TOURS

Charleston, a port city founded in 1670, is a magical place with deep roots that trace as far back as anywhere in America. Defined by its cobblestone streets, horse-drawn carriages, and antebellum houses, particularly in the Battery promenade and Waterfront Park that both overlook Charleston Harbor, and at Fort Sumter, the iconic spot where the first shots of the Civil War rang out. Our historical tours are among the best things to do in Charleston!

Charleston City Tour

See it All City Tour

$27.50 Adult (12 & up)
$17.50 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Charleston Harbor Tour

Charleston Harbor Tour

$30.00 Adult (12 & up)
$20.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Magnolia Plantation Tour

Magnolia Plantation Tour

$62.00 Adult (12 & up)
$35.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Boone Hall Plantation Tour

Boone Hall Plantation Tour

$53.00 Adult (12 & up)
$30.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Palmetto Carriage Works Combo Charleston

Charleston Harbor Tour / Palmetto Carriage Works Combo

$52.00 Adult (12 & up)
$34.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Charleston Tri Combo Tour

Charleston Harbor Tour / Palmetto Carriage Works / Boone Hall Plantation Combo (“Tri Combo”)

$72.00 Adult (12 & up)
$46.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Charleston Historical Tours

Charleston Harbor Tour / Adventure Sightseeing City Bus Tour Combo

$48.50 Adult (12 & up)
$34.50 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Charleston Museum Tours

See it All City Tour / Mansion or Charleston Museum Combo

$34.50 Adult (12 & up)
$20.50 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Charleston City Tours

Magnolia Plantation Tour / City Tour Combo

$77.50 Adult (12 & up)
$45.50 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Charleston Historical City Tours

Magnolia Plantation Tour / Harbor Tour Combo

$80.00 Adult (12 & up)
$48.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Charleston Historical City Tours

Boone Hall / City Tour Combo

$68.50 Adult (12 & up)
$44.50 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Charleston Historical City Tours

Boone Hall / Harbor Tour Combo

$71.00 Adult (12 & up)
$47.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

Drayton Hall Tour

Charleston Harbor Tour / Drayton Hall Combo

$52.00 Adult (12 & up)
$35.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

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AQUARIUM TOURS

Enjoy a unique sea excursion combining two of Charleston’s most respected tourist attractions, Charleston Tours & Events and the South Carolina Aquarium. The aquarium is an exciting adventure for the whole family—providing a captivating journey from the mountains to the sea, featuring 60 unique habitats, including a 385,000-gallon Great Ocean Tank.

Aquarium Tour in Charleston

Charleston Harbor Tour /
SC Aquarium Combo

$52.00 Adult (12 & up)
$39.00 Child (4-11)
FREE (3 & under)

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