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Charleston Tea Plantation

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6617 Maybank Hwy, Wadmalaw Island, SC 29401
+1 843-559-0383
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Everyone was super nice and the bus ride thru the actual tea gardens were amazing! Would... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Amy G
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Nice little treat! Bill was a great tour guide, with a sense of humor. You could tell he loved his... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Donna B
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The Charleston Tea Plantation is the home of American Classic Tea, tea grown in America. It is located on picturesque Wadmalaw Island in the heart of South Carolina's Lowcountry. Its grounds include 127 acres of Camellia Sinensis tea plants, a working Tea Factory and a charming Plantation Gift Shoppe. Also available to guests is an adventurous and educational Trolley Tour that explores the scenic grounds that produce American Classic Tea. Complimentary tea is served to visitors throughout the day
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“trolley ride” (104 reviews)
“gift shop” (301 reviews)
“factory tour” (250 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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6617 Maybank Hwy, Wadmalaw Island, SC 29401
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Everyone was super nice and the bus ride thru the actual tea gardens were amazing! Would recommend this to anyone!

Thank Amy G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice little treat! Bill was a great tour guide, with a sense of humor. You could tell he loved his job. They have free samples hot and cold. Worth the trip!

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great tea, an interesting gift shop where you can sample many of the teas they make either hot or cold. The plantation tour is well worth the fee.

Thank Kerry G
Reviewed 4 days ago

So glad we stopped for a tour. We loved the tea tasting bar in the gift shop- what tea lover wouldn't love trying all the flavors of tea you want ??!! The trolley tour was interesting and informative. Wish I could have purchased a tea...More

Thank beth036
Reviewed 4 days ago

Loving tea we called in here as having visited tea plantations in India we thought that seeing it growing in the USA would be interesting. The management offers informative tours and there is a good shop where you can try different teas and purchase tea...More

Thank CaptainswifeCannes
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife is a tea fanatic, so I decided to take her out to the Charleston Tea Plantation. She immediately gravitated to the tasting area while I secured tickets for the trolley tour. Everyone we encountered was welcoming and helpful. The tour was interesting and...More

Thank johnsokl223
charlestontea, Manager at Charleston Tea Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi John, thank you so much for your kind review! We're glad you and your wife enjoyed visiting our plantation! Our tea samples, gift shop, and trolley tour are a unique glimpse into the tea cultivation process. We'll be sure to pass along your kind...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Surprised how much I enjoyed our visit here since I am not much of a tea person. May be hard to find, as my GPS led me astray, so stay on Maybank all the way to the location. Interesting, safe, fun place to visit.More

Thank markfarner58
charlestontea, Manager at Charleston Tea Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Mark, thank you for your review! We're so glad you were able to find us and enjoyed your visit to our plantation! Sorry to hear about your GPS struggle. If you ever have any issues finding us, feel free to call us at 843-559-0383,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw a visit to the Charleston Tea Plantation suggested in a Charleston travel guide and I’m so glad we visited. The trolley ride was educational and fascinating. We also enjoyed learning the process of taking the leaves and turning them into the finished product....More

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charlestontea, Manager at Charleston Tea Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Beth, thank you for your kind review! We're so glad you enjoyed touring our plantation and learning about our unique tea cultivation process. We love sipping our delicious tea to cool off in the Charleston heat. We're glad even your teenage boys learned a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Charleston Tea Plantation was one of my favorite places to take a tour! We started in the gift shop to get our tickets. They have all kinds of free hot tea and iced tea that you can sample. We had to wait for the...More

1  Thank Glenda132
charlestontea, Manager at Charleston Tea Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Glenda, thank you for your kind review! We're thrilled to hear about your enjoyable experience on our plantation. We completely agree that the trolley tour and pictures with our mascot, Waddy, are two experiences you have to add to your CTP itinerary. We're glad...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my visit to the tea plantation. The rocking chairs out front were a great place to sit and relax. The workers inside are very information, and truly care about what they are doing. The tea samples are very good, and we tried...More

Thank Kwin47
charlestontea, Manager at Charleston Tea Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review! Our rocking chairs are our favorite spot to relax. We're so glad you enjoyed touring our plantation and sampling our teas. Looking forward to your next visit!

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747deenam
4 October 2017|
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Response from charlestontea | Property representative |
Hi there, thank you for your interest in visiting our plantation! Please give us a call at (843) 559-0383 for information about our new parking arrangements.
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Lori T
12 September 2017|
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Response from charlestontea | Property representative |
Hi Lori, thanks for your question. Our tea plants start blooming at the end of September all through October, making this season the perfect time to come visit our plantation!
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Darrell M
22 March 2017|
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Response from Sanders3 | Reviewed this property |
30 to 40 mins - but it is such a pretty drive - well worth it - tree lined, scenic and the plantation is also such a lovely place.
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