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Address: 10 Wharfside St, Charleston, SC 29401
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 05:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Come aboard the Carolina Belle for a 90-minute, live narrated, harbor...

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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Charleston Harbor of History Tour
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So Much Fun!

My husband and I truly enjoyed the harbor tour. It was a good value for a well organized, informative, and enjoyable cruise. All of the crew were very cordial and friendly and the... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 October 2016
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

My husband and I truly enjoyed the harbor tour. It was a good value for a well organized, informative, and enjoyable cruise. All of the crew were very cordial and friendly and the captain/tour guide was informative and interesting. We saw some beautiful scenery and learned a little something along the way. I highly recommend it!

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Greenwood, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We did the harbor tour and ghost walk combo and did both on the same day! Our guides for each were great! Definitely recommend booking both to get discount!

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Nyack
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Made the trip from Myrtle Beach in a rental car to visit Charleston and it was well worth it. Being out on the water and seeing and hearing about all the history that was made there made it feel authentic and you were a part of your country's history.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This tour was very informative! The weather was perfect on the Saturday we chose to do the tour. We heard great things about the tour previously and the references were definitely right!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Very informative and relaxing tour. The crew were great and there was plenty of room to spread out and not feel crowded.

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Indian Land, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This was a great harbor cruise. The crew was great and friendly. You have your picture taken before boarding and have the option of buying the picture. There is sitting topside and below. The crew was informative and gave history of all the sites we passed by.

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Summerville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Quite informative. ....took some friends from England and everyone had a great time. Booked a combo tour which saves some money. Well worth it.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Next to the last SUNSET cruise of the year. Spectacular sunset and weather. Captain was fabulous with all the kids. Couldn't have had a better experience.

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Daniel Island, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I highly recommend this tour if you are looking to get out on the water and learn a little about the history of our waters and Charleston. I actually live here and had never done this tour before. It was wonderful. The crew and the boat were great! I will take family and friends on it again!

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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We toured the harbor on a beautiful sunny day. The Captain was easy to listen as he talked about the history of the area. The rest of the crew worked hard throughout the trip. The wait to buy snacks and beverages was a little too long and it was tough to find a place to get out of the sun.... More 

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