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The Spirit of Old Beaufort

1501 Bay Street, 103 Charles St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5568
+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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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1501 Bay Street, 103 Charles St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5568
+1 843-525-0459
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Jacob was a phenomenal guide. Great history lesson and kept the adults and teenagers attention. Even had us singing!

Thank kddc
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Jan was an amazing tour guide - Knowledgeable, fun....Learned about the Gullah culture, history......saw sights, sang....The 3 hours flew by. What a fun way to learn about the area. Most interesting, fun historical tour I took anywhere. The guide is what made it so outstanding!

Thank Wendy P
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Took the van tour today of Beaufort. Was an excellent tour and we enjoyed. The guide did a great job and I would recommend this to anyone.

1  Thank Rita M
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Our tour was great. Jacob was very personable. We were able to ask lots of questions , have great conversations and learned a lot. Would recommend this to anyone visiting Beaufort. Well worth the price.

Thank slp1234567i9
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I'm not sure why our experience seems so different from everyone else's...off day? Five stars for service, professionalism, etc - no issues there. However, the information given on the tour was very specific without giving us the big picture first. It was like, "So and...More

Thank offandabout
SpiritofOldBeaufort, Owner at The Spirit of Old Beaufort, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Would like to know guides name and was it with Spirit of Old Beaufort company. There are three van tours in Beaufort

Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is worth every penny spent on the tour, although Elijah is a new hire, he did a great job on relating the history on Beaufort and answering questions. We always try a different tour each time we visit, this time even brought some family...More

Thank Aubrey C
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Our walking tour included the point and east side. Our tour guide Elijah was extremely knowledgeable about the historical homes and the history of the Beaufort area. Elijah had a lot of interesting stories to include about the people who lived back in the 1800's...More

Thank Jane P
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We took the hour-long movie and history tour with Jacob as our guide. Would highly recommend for his knowledge of the area, his engaging personality and storytelling skills.

Thank PTHammonds
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I learned a lot about the history of Beaufort on this tour. Because of rainy weather, we decided to take this van tour instead of a walking tour. It was well worth the price.

Thank halfdozn
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We went on the 3-hour tour and words cannot express how pleased we were. Our tour guide, Jan, was exceptional! Her knowledge of the history of the area was extremely detailed and provided one of the most informative tours we have ever taken. We strongly...More

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