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Charleston Pirate Tours

79 Cumberland St, Charleston, SC 29401-3112
+1 843-442-7299
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Charleston pirate tours

My children attended the pirate treasure hunt in white point gardens and had a fantastic time. I... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
via mobile
Fun Tour

Really glad I booked a tour with Eric around the historic part of town. He told interesting stories... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
Drew C
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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Join Charleston's most photographed guides and their parrots on walking tours in Charleston's historic district. Daily tours include Charleston Pirate History, Pirate & Ghost Tour, Daytime Ghost & History Tour, and Children's Treasure Hunt Tour, Charleston's only children's tour. Customized private and group tours are also available. Appearances on Travel Channel, A&E, Syfy, Lifetime, PBS, NPR, Fox Network.
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  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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79 Cumberland St, Charleston, SC 29401-3112
+1 843-442-7299

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

My children attended the pirate treasure hunt in white point gardens and had a fantastic time. I don't even think they realized they were learning history. It's something we plan to do summer after summer!! Awesome activity and I highly recommend it to everybody!!

Thank AM W
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Really glad I booked a tour with Eric around the historic part of town. He told interesting stories and gave a well-rounded history of Charleston in the pirate age. I went on a hot day and Eric kept us walking in the shade for almost...More

Thank Drew C
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Eric was wonderful. He keep everyone from age 9 to 67 involved during our hour tour throughout Charleston. We would highly recommend this trip for everyone.

Thank khackett5
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We absolutely loved the tour! from age 8 to 58 it was fun and entertaining to us all.. A unique and informative view on Charleston that I had not had before!

Thank tralynnsm
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

The pirate tour with Eric was absolutely amazing! He not only has an immense amount of knowledge regarding Pirates but walks you through the streets of Charleston keeping you engaged for 2 hours, weaving together several stories of various pirates and history of the city!...More

Thank Kaitlyn N
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This is a tour for those who really love history. There are so many myths and Hollywood misrepresentations that it is hard to sort out fact from fiction. Eric, our guide, did a masterful job of doing just that - telling us about the days...More

1  Thank Vesler
Reviewed 29 June 2017

My nine year old son and I both thoroughly enjoyed the pirate tour with Eric and Bob. Eric is knowledgeable about pirate history and lore. His story-telling was entertaining and interesting but factual. Prepare to have your preconceived notions about pirates blown out of the...More

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Went on the pirate walking tour with Eric in May, and loved it so much, when I came back in June with my husband I went on it again! A great, interesting, and fun tour. Eric is a gifted storyteller, full of fantastic history stories....More

Thank Ellen F
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The tour was great, Sabrina was awesome, we actually lucked up and had a private tour. We had two children ages 2 & 5, they loved it, I loved the history of Charleston, the only thing I would suggest is, make the history a little...More

Thank tootie69
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This was the first tour our daughter, age 13, has ever enjoyed. She studied pirates in school last year so she found the 2 hour walking tour completely fascinating. We all enjoyed Pirate Eric's stories, costuming, and mannerisms. He did a great job answering questions...More

Thank Kerstin A
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Chauntelle M
23 June 2017|
Response from IOPnative | Property representative |
Please forgive the delay in my answer. I just saw your question. As a rule, Eric does the daytime pirate tour every day, but we take turns doing the pirate & ghost tour at night. If you call me before you buy tickets, I... More
17 February 2015|
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Response from IOPnative | Property representative |
There is no charge for children under 3, but they still need a ticket. You'll see a $0-priced ticket for kids under 4 on our website.