Charleston Harbor Sightseeing Cruise with Live Narration

27 Reviews | Charleston, USA

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1 hour 30 minutes (Approx.)
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Set out on the calm waters of the Charleston Harbor for your 90-minute Charleston Harbor Tour. Your knowledgeable Licensed Charleston City Guide will share Charleston’s history as you cruise past notable American landmarks along the Charleston Harbor.

Study military landmarks such as Fort Sumter, where the American Civil War began in 1861.  Then see the World War II aircraft carrier USS Yorktown, that is now a National Historic Landmark. Sail past the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, the third longest cable-stayed bridge in the Western Hemisphere.  At Castle Pinckney, which secured its place on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970, hear about the small fortification was an artillery position during the American Civil War.

Throughout your tour you hear fascinating facts about Charleston and some of the city’s most prominent residents. 

BONUS:Keep your eyes and camera ready for Bottlenose Dolphin that are commonly spotted in the Charleston Harbor playing alongside the tour boat!



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27 reviews

Average 4.41 out of 5 stars based on 27 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Sang, Oct 2020 Verified
Really enjoyed the tour. We had beautiful weather. Our tour guide was very informative and made us laugh a few times. They sanitized hands before getting on the boat and again off. We were able to take some beautiful pictures and even seen dolphins! It did get a little chilly but we expected that. For never being on a boat I would do this again any day! Recommend to sit on the RIGHT side but you can move about the boat while it’s moving.
Sharon, Jul 2020 Verified
Excellent historical information Lovely ride through the harbor I highly recommend Parking is right across the street
Keith, Jul 2020 Verified
Great cruise. Very informative and well worth the price. Had a family with kids on it running around making it hard to hear what the guide was saying but overall a great trip
Brian, Jul 2020 Verified
The entire crew was excellent, and the guide was extremely knowledgeable of the area's history and made the cruise fun.
Tia, Jul 2020 Verified
My husband and I enjoyed this sightseeing tour very much. We got to see dolphins and our guide was a history teacher so he knew all of the history of Charleston and he kept it entertaining.
Terry M, Jul 2020 Verified
Very relaxing and interesting trip. Extremely knowledgeable tour guide...a former school history teacher
Kenneth L, Jul 2020 Verified
Very good information about the local history. The staff was very friendly. The boat was very clean.
Jamey, Jul 2020 Verified
This tour was very educational and enjoyable. The tour guide did an exceptional job of narrating. Great views of the harbor.
Vuthanak, Jun 2020 Verified
Got a lot of good history lesson here... it was a nice boat ride. Good for just setting and watching the birds and chilling. Kids might not like it but if you like learning about history, this is for you. Guy was funny too.
Mary, Jun 2020 Verified
It was a nice ride around the town with a really cool history lesson. We saw a dolphin while out and the kids loved it.

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