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Come aboard the Carolina Belle for a 90-minute, live narrated, harbor history tour on the beautiful Charleston Harbor. See the "holy city" from a new perspective and take in over 300 years of history that has shaped the Charleston we know today. Tours daily 11:30, 1:30, and 3:30. 9:30 and 6 pm tours in peak season. See website for full schedule. We also offer Charleston's best combination tours. Season Mid February through November. Closed December and January.
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  • Average5%
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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10 Wharfside St, Charleston, SC 29401-1596
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"charleston harbor"
in 280 reviews
"carolina belle"
in 90 reviews
"trivia questions"
in 35 reviews
"lower deck"
in 52 reviews
"captain andy"
in 28 reviews
"great tour"
in 181 reviews
"combo tour"
in 31 reviews
"boat tour"
in 91 reviews
"boone hall plantation"
in 33 reviews
"points of interest"
in 38 reviews
"different perspective"
in 28 reviews
"saw dolphins"
in 51 reviews
"uss yorktown"
in 34 reviews
"ravenel bridge"
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"carriage ride"
in 73 reviews
"well worth the money"
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"air conditioned"
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Reviewed April 19, 2018

Great captain and crew. Very informative and entertaining tour. Saw many historic Charleston sites and many dolphins along the way. Tour company was very flexible and accommodating; we were able to make a last minute tour swap because of inclement weather at the time of...More

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Reviewed April 18, 2018

This is a great way to start your visit to Charleston! It will help you get your bearings and gives you a very entertaining history lesson at the same time. We were blessed with dolphin sightings too!

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Reviewed April 18, 2018

We enjoyed this relaxing cruise of Charleston Harbor. Plenty of room, bathrooms, nice concession/bar stand, and great narrative.

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Reviewed April 18, 2018

Enjoyable cruise and very informative about the history of Charleston. My family and I enjoyed the trip, it was a trip for my moms bday and our first time taking the trip. Would definitely recommend to my family and friends.

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Reviewed April 18, 2018

We were on the open top deck of the Charleston Belle with our 8 and 5 year olds. We took an evening tour and it was gorgeous. The narrator was funny and the trip was enjoyed by the entire family. We got to see some...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

Took the Harbor tour with friends and family. The Captain was most entertaining with his knowledge of the history of the Charleston harbor and area with fun trivia of locals as well. The weather was perfect as well addinging to the fun of the event

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

The ride was very enjoyable and the narrator did a great job explaining the sights and letting the passengers when dolphins were around. However the snacks were expensive and they only took cash since the credit card machine was not working

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

Boat tour was great and showed the extent and uses both in past and present of the harbour. Added horse drawn carriage tour was unique and illustrative of unique historical homes and businesses. Knowledgeable and informative tour guide added considerably to this aspect of combo...More

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conchita k
May 19, 2018|
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Response from dkyochum | Property representative |
For the tri combo, you can split tours up over different days.
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Anup G
April 29, 2018|
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Response from dkyochum | Property representative |
Hi, children under 4 are free for Charleston Harbor Tours and Palmetto Carriage Works.
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Karen M
February 26, 2018|
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Response from Ron M | Reviewed this property |
You can do the visits over 2 days. We did just that. By the time we arrived at Boone Hall Plantation, the person at the entrance suggested returning the next day to have adequate time to tour. We did just that.
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