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Address: 1006 Bay St, Downtown Marina, Beaufort, SC 29902-5570
Phone Number: +1 843-605-3914
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US$60.00*
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Historic Sea Island Plantation and Lowcountry Life Tour
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History and Movie Tour of Beaufort by Van
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Civil War Reconstruction Tour of Beaufort by Van

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very informative and interesting

We loved this walking tour. We thought we knew something about Beaufort since we are locals but we learned so much. Davis has a passion for Beaufort and history which shines... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We loved this walking tour. We thought we knew something about Beaufort since we are locals but we learned so much. Davis has a passion for Beaufort and history which shines through. Highly recommend.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tourists and locals alike will love this walking tour! Davis is an amazing source for the history and culture of the area. A fabulous way to see this beautiful town.

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Beaufort
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Davis my tour guide was wonderful and a plethora of information! Very good time. I recommend the tour.

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Waterford
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose the Free Walking tour mainly because that's what we do when we visit a city if one is available. This one was one of the best that we've ever taken. Davis our tour guide was both informative and personable. We walked at a leisurely pace and he told us more than we will remember about Beaufort. There were... More 

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Fishers, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have a strong interest in the history of Beaufort and her plantations, this is the tour for you! Having ties in Beaufort for several generations our guide, Kelly, was an expert in local history. Being able to see first hand how plantation owners lived on the island and in Beaufort was fascinating. Also included were some historic spots... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful experience. Would highly recommend to anyone visiting Beaufort. Architecture from 1800s and earlier was fascinating.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Four friends from Texas on a ladies' trip to Savannah and Charleston booked the plantation/Gullah tour. Kelly could not have anticipated hurricane Mathew or a personal loss. We offered to cancel but she insisted on going and promised us a good time. We were disappointed that the islands weren't accessible and some of the roads were blocked, so we mainly... More 

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Metro Indy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This was an excellent tour of beautiful Bluffton I signed up to do the movie tour of the area (history of those made in the area) and got a real bonus from the tour guide. We had done the tour before and took another couple back with us to have the experience again. Our tour guide was local and a... More 

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BillBeaufortSC, Owner at Beaufort Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking our tour, I am glad you enjoyed it! Just wanted to clarify that the tour was of Beaufort, not Bluffton. We appreciate your kind review! More 

Farmington Hills, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

The tour was guided by a delightful guide. It included an unexpected stop at a historic plantation house that is currently occupied but beautifully furnished in the period. We were treated to a wonderful tour of the home by its current owner and occupant. As an African American I couldn't help but consider irony that had I been alive at... More 

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BillBeaufortSC, Owner at Beaufort Tours, responded to this review

As the owner I have been on this tour that covers the Reconstruction era of Beaufort's history. It covers a lot of ground in a planned two hours and often lasts two and a half or three hours as Kelly likes to custom tailor each tour to her tour takers. On this particular day we arranged for this group to... More 

Cameron Park, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We took the history and movie tour with guide Kelly McGowan. From the moment we began, Kelly captured our interest with her enthusiastic and fascinating account of her town (she is a native of Beaufort) and its rich history. Her mix of factual history and interesting anecdotes kept my attention the entire time. If you want a tour you will... More 

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