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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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Beaufort History and Film Location Tour by Van
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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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“van tour” (35 reviews)
“gullah tour” (20 reviews)
“walking tour” (16 reviews)
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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank pam160
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I had a great experience on the van tour through Beaufort. Jacob was our guide, and he was a great guide. We also did a walking tour through Savannah with Carrie, and it was wonderful. We highly recommend this tour group!

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the van tour to with Jan. What a wonderful experience. She was very knowledgeable about the Gullah culture and also about Beaufort. She took us into one of the praise houses. There Jan said the 23rd psalm in Gullah and told us...More

1  Thank licdus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I decided on a last minute trip to Beaufort during our vacation on Hilton Head. So glad that we chose Spirit of Old Beaufort ! Jacob brought the history of "The Point" to life with great detail. He is extremely knowledgeable, very...More

Thank C8344PKkarenc
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Took a walking tour with Jacob where he gave insight to the history of Beaufort. He brought the past come to life while adding information about movies made in the area and sprinkled a little singing along the journey. What a fabulous young Southern gentleman!...More

Thank O4345QZthomasm
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Our group took 2 tours, one of the local antebellum houses and another of the Gullah area on St. Helena Island. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed both our guides and the tours. You can tell they enjoy sharing the area's history with visitors. Do yourself a favor...More

Thank Oceanbear
Reviewed 2 November 2017

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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

My husband, my friend and I visit Beaufort often, but we had never had such an in-depth, yet succinct and entertaining tour of this historic city. Jacob Leonard knew his subject thoroughly and how to incite our interest, even singing songs of various periods in...More

1  Thank Martha S
SpiritofOldBeaufort, Owner at The Spirit of Old Beaufort, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you for visiting our town and thank you for doing a review for us. I am pleased that my son helped you catch the spirit of Beaufort.

Reviewed 10 October 2017

We had such a fun time on this walking tour of Old Beaufort. We were a group of seven and felt the history unfolded in such an interesting way including some Gullah, hymns, and even a little chocolate! During our trip to Kiawah, Charleston, and...More

Thank Lynn D
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Jan was our tour guide, what a hoot! She was very knowledgeable, funny, engaging sang a couple hymns, read a poem. Just a great time! Highly recommend to those that want a little American History and City of Beaufort History.More

Thank Jane H
SpiritofOldBeaufort, Owner at The Spirit of Old Beaufort, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Thank you for letting us know how Jan did on your tour. If you come back to Beaufort please let us know that you've been on the tour before and you get that I can't wait till I get back to Beaufort discount for your...More

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