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Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston provided by Palmetto Carriage Works

Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
A Southern-style carriage ride is a classic activity in Charleston. This quick tour offers a look at the historical sights of downtown and the Commercial District. Relax while you ride through the streets, from Joe Riley Waterfront Park past the City Market to the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    8 Guignard St
    8 Guignard St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Look for the Big Red Barn!
    See address & details
  • 1
    Joe Riley Waterfront Park
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 2
    Charleston City Market
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 3
    Palmetto Carriage Works
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 4
    Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon
    Stop: 5 minutes
    See details
  • You'll end at
    8 Guignard St
    8 Guignard St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Look for the Big Red Barn!
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Evening carriage ride in downtown Charleston
  • Ride through Waterfront Park and the Commercial District
  • Learn about Charleston’s architecture and inhabitants
  • Small-group tour: passenger limit is 14 people
Important Information
Departure Point
8 Guignard St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
Duration
35m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 35-minute Evening Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston
  • Professional Guide
  • Learn more about Charleston's Commercial District and Waterfront Park
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • A maximum of 14 people per booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Elizabeth M wrote a review Aug 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
The staff were so pleasant. They put out fans in the parking lot with benches to make customers cool while waiting for a ride. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and they implemented safety precautions for COVID by installing plastic barriers between rows. I’m so grateful for
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Cori B wrote a review Aug 2020
Fredericksburg, Virginia13 contributions
I had a great time being able to explore downtown Charleston! The tour guy was very informative and was super nice. The only downfall was it was hard to hear him talk over the cars and busyness of the streets. Would recommend a microphone so we could hear better.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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JoslynB87 wrote a review Jul 2020
Prescott, Arizona10 contributions5 helpful votes
This was an excellent tour! Brianna did an amazing job and was really knowledgeable of the history. It was a ton of fun and a really cool snapshot of downtown Charleston. The tour company itself was really kind and accommodating when the tour we booked with Old South Carriage
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Date of experience: July 2020
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travelgal2014 wrote a review Jun 2020
Denver, Colorado25 contributions8 helpful votes
Justin was a great tour guide you can see he really enjoys giving tours. He provided us with a bit of humor along with interesting facts. It is a great relaxing way to see the sights up close. Glad we had an opportunity to do the tour. Would love to do it again !
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Kimberly G wrote a review Jun 2020
48 contributions9 helpful votes
The guide was very knowledgeable and funny. We did the evening tour. It was a shorter tour but it did not disappoint.
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donaldh886
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A nice tour of Charleston
First of all, thanks to Dave, our driver/ host, for a very nice one hour tour of a piece of the Charleston French Q
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hcaeb99
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Combination Carriage ride & harbor boat ride
We scheduled Palmetto carriage ride for 11:30 AM on 10/18/20 as well as a boat ride at 3:30. Took a Uber to harbor
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hardyalice70
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great ride
We had a wonderful carriage ride and our guide was awesome. She told us so much history and made it very humorous
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Guide65238
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Informative and Entertaining!
Great way to get introduced to Charleston. Wonderful tour guide! Organized and professional company.
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billdim1970
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Charleston Carriage Tour
We took the 9:30 AM carriage tour on 10/17/2020. We were very early so the tour company was very accommodating and
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julielizwade
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Carriage Ride in Charleston
This was our first trip to Charleston and we enjoyed the carriage ride very much. Lots of good information
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bateslj2015
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great way to see a part of Charleston in a fun way!
We enjoyed our carriage tour of Charleston. We would have rather have had a private tour but it was too expensive
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KellieToddd
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Carriage ride
We had a great time on the carriage ride. Sam was very entertaining and knowledgeable. Next time we are in SC we wi
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928sarat
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Perfect tour
Very informative tour. Perfect amount of history and stories I hadn’t heard on walking tour or bus tour I had previ
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jrahn2017
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Perfect Tour!
We did a private tour with Bob. He knowledge of the area made the tour very special. We enjoyed every minute!
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debbytindle
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excellent
We had a wonderful time on the carriage ride. The young man who took us on the tour was from Canada originally and
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cynthia_lauture
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25th Wedding Anniversary Pure Romance
My husband and I are still beaming! We stayed at the Belmond Charleston Place, Our beautiful carriage horse stroll
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WILLIAMGILMOUR
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A MUST for visiting Charleston SC
Can not recommend highly enough. Was very happy with the tour guide. He was very informative, funny and entertainin
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HSims2014
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Excellent and informative
Having had our trip to Charleston cancelled due to COVID-19 in April, when rescheduling we were nervous to partake
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4my2sons
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Super informative, wonderful guide!
We had a very enjoyable ride through Charleston...our guide Jenny was super knowledgeable and funny. As a hearing i
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Key Details
  • Duration: 35m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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