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The Spirit of Old Beaufort

1501 Bay St, 103 Charles St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5404
+1 843-525-0459
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Here at the Spirit of Old Beaufort our tours are lead by certified guides dressed in period costume. Let them transport you back in time by foot or in our air conditioned vans to enjoy the history, folktales and Hollywood film sites of the Carolina Sea Islands of the Beaufort Lowcountry. Come catch the Spirit with us!
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“van tour” (37 reviews)
“gullah tour” (20 reviews)
“walking tour” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1501 Bay St, 103 Charles St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5404
1501 Bay St, 103 Charles St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5404
+1 843-525-0459
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Reviewed yesterday

The bus tour was filled weather great information. Found out I didn’t know a lot of things about tthe history of the south and the war. Between the state. Made me want to go and read more. As a northerner I felt uneducated. Had a...More

Thank turkey1EauClaireWI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile


Thank Debbiejo222
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took our family of four on the Ghost and Historical van tour. Time was allotted for an hour and a half but actually took closer to 2 hours. Our guide was the widow of the man who started the company 23 years ago. Very knowledgeable...More

Thank Audra E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago


Thank crobert
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Thank pam160
Reviewed 30 November 2017

My family and I had a great experience on the van tour through Beaufort. Jacob was our guide, and he was a great guide. We also did a walking tour through Savannah with Carrie, and it was wonderful. We highly recommend this tour group!

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We went on the van tour to with Jan. What a wonderful experience. She was very knowledgeable about the Gullah culture and also about Beaufort. She took us into one of the praise houses. There Jan said the 23rd psalm in Gullah and told us...More

1  Thank licdus
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I decided on a last minute trip to Beaufort during our vacation on Hilton Head. So glad that we chose Spirit of Old Beaufort ! Jacob brought the history of "The Point" to life with great detail. He is extremely knowledgeable, very...More

Thank C8344PKkarenc
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Took a walking tour with Jacob where he gave insight to the history of Beaufort. He brought the past come to life while adding information about movies made in the area and sprinkled a little singing along the journey. What a fabulous young Southern gentleman!...More

Thank O4345QZthomasm
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Our group took 2 tours, one of the local antebellum houses and another of the Gullah area on St. Helena Island. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed both our guides and the tours. You can tell they enjoy sharing the area's history with visitors. Do yourself a favor...More

Thank Oceanbear
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