COVID-19 Service Alert: Cruising returns May 28! Read about our safety information.

COVID-19 Service Alert: Cruising returns May 28! Read about our safety information.

Daily Harbor Tours

A Cruise Through History

Relaxing  90-Minute Tour Departing Daily from Convenient Downtown Location

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 including stunning up close views of Fort Sumter!

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.

Cruise Attractions

While aboard the Carolina Belle, you’ll get close-up views of the Holy City’s most famous and charming sights, including:

  • Fort Sumter: One of Charleston’s most popular landmarks, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired
  • Forts Moultrie and Johnson: Confederate and Union army
  • USS Yorktown: the famous World War II “Fighting Lady”
  • St. Michael’s Church: A survivor of both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, whose steeple was painted black so as not to be an easy target
  • Stately homes on the Battery: Symbols of Southern elegance and perseverance
  • Cooper River Bridges, including the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge: A state-of-the-art span that accommodates the largest ships in the world
  • Dolphins skimming the surface of the water and pelicans diving for food

2020 Daily Harbor

Tours Schedule

Our schedule is currently limited due to COVID-19. We are running the Charleston Harbor Tours at 1:30pm Wednesday through Sunday, and at 10:30am on Saturdays and Sundays. Due to limited capacity, advanced reservations are strongly suggested.
  9:30 11:30 1:30 3:30
Feb 12 - Mar 7    
Mar 8 - Dec 5  
May 1 - Aug 8
Dec 11-13
Dec 18-20
Dec 21-31  
Evening Harbor Tour - 6pm
  Wed Thurs Fri Sat
Apr 15 - Oct 10

This family-friendly, relaxing, and insightful cruise is best way to discover the Holy City and its famous harbor!

The 80-foot Carolina Belle features graceful, classic lines. During your cruise, choose between the boat’s two decks – a climate-controlled Main Salon and an Observation Deck – or spend time enjoying the spectacular harbor views from each.