We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Charleston Pirate Tours

79 Cumberland St, Charleston, SC 29401-3112
+1 843-442-7299
Review Highlights
Walking Tour of Charrrrrrlston

Very informative, lots and lots of Pirate History. Capt. Bob is very knowledgeable. Capt Bob... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Erik E
Different history of Charleston

I really enjoyed this tour. With all of the history in Charleston, it seemed like something... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Read all 389 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
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.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“captain bob” (33 reviews)
“powder magazine” (17 reviews)
“golden age” (5 reviews)
79 Cumberland St, Charleston, SC 29401-3112
+1 843-442-7299

Similar Things to Do in Charleston

Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (389)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

11 - 20 of 389 reviews

Reviewed 23 August 2017

Very informative, lots and lots of Pirate History. Capt. Bob is very knowledgeable. Capt Bob would correct me for using the Pirate "Arrrr" in my title, but you will have to take the tour to find out why.

Thank Erik E
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I really enjoyed this tour. With all of the history in Charleston, it seemed like something different and interesting to do and more unique than the types of walking tours you normally get. Eric did a fantastic job. He was very knowledgeable and interesting. The...More

Thank ErinR1980
Reviewed 14 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 28 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
Nearby HotelsSee all 62 hotels in Charleston
French Quarter Inn
3,026 reviews
.14 km away
Days Inn Charleston Historic District
2,507 reviews
.16 km away
The Spectator Hotel
550 reviews
.20 km away
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Charleston - Historic District
2,367 reviews
.21 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe
1,326 reviews
.17 km away
Eli's Table
2,374 reviews
.18 km away
Low Country Bistro
1,901 reviews
.20 km away
TBonz Gill & Grill
929 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby Attractions
Charleston City Market
4,359 reviews
.15 km away
Dock Street Theater
334 reviews
.17 km away
Confederate Museum
277 reviews
.18 km away
Gibbes Museum of Art
41 reviews
.17 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Chauntelle M
24 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|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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.