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You'll start at
200 E Bay St
200 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401, USAWe'll meet on the East Bay Street staircase of the U.S. Customs House, at East Bay Street and South Market street, directly across East Bay Street from the City Market. We recommend guests park at 1 Cumberland Street or 89 Cumberland Street. Both are ~5 minute walk from our tour meeting point.
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  • 1
    St. Philip's Church
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    French Huguenot Church
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    Pink House Gallery
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 4
    Old Slave Mart Museum
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 6
    Rainbow Row
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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You'll end at
71 Broad St
71 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401, USAWe generally end near the intersection of Meeting Street and Broad Street. The exact end point can change based on your group's walking speed, and your guide.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    200 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    71 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Exclusions
    • Not included in your ticket price are any parking fees if you choose to drive to your tour. Gratuity is optional, but gratefully accepted.
    • Entry/Admission - Old Slave Mart Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Guests are responsible for bringing their own sun protection (sunscreen, hats, sunglasses, parasols) and rain gear
    • We HIGHLY recommend guests bring bottled water. It is not always available for purchase on the route
    • We ask guests to check in at the meeting location 5-10 mins prior to tour time. We cannot hold for latecomers.
    • 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 20 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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    We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of Charleston. Bill was a great tour guide, he was very knowledgeable and very passionate about the history of his city. We highly recommend this tour.
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    Bill gave the most amazing tour of Charleston to our group. He is a historian with an encyclopedic knowledge of the local area and of civil war history in particular. Just as importantly, he is engaging and is a wordsmith! He is able to present history in an entertaining manner.
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    I just got back from this tour and can honestly say it is the best historical tour I’ve ever been on. Bill is a charming and incredibly knowledgeable guide. He made history come alive and gave us an unflinching look at Charleston’s past. It is very obvious that he loves
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    Was a great tour. Probably one of the best we have it ! Totally recommended.... even though was Palmer s last day :( but she said that the other guides are good as well .
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    Evidently TripAdvisor sent the #1 recommended/rated tour in Charleston the incorrect date for our tour and on the day of no one showed up. Oyster Point Historic Walking Tours was very apologetic, but I am still waiting for a refund from TripAdvisor (plus unexpected foreign
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    By: Oyster Point Historic Walking Tours
    1,515 reviews
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    717syndeed
    Georgia
    50
    Historically Insightful Tour
    We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of Charleston. Bill was a great tour guide, he was very knowledgeable and very
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    triadinh
    12
    The BEST tour
    Bill gave the most amazing tour of Charleston to our group. He is a historian with an encyclopedic knowledge of
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    debh268
    Portland, Oregon
    44
    A great historical tour!
    I just got back from this tour and can honestly say it is the best historical tour I’ve ever been on. Bill is a
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    KarlaK_11
    Los Angeles, California
    21
    Great tour
    Was a great tour. Probably one of the best we have it ! Totally recommended.... even though was Palmer s last day
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    kiwi1602016
    Durham, North Carolina
    30
    Don't book through TripAdvisor!!!
    Evidently TripAdvisor sent the #1 recommended/rated tour in Charleston the incorrect date for our tour and on the
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    TxGSG
    New Braunfels, Tx
    4724
    trip highlight
    It sounds almost odd to write that a walking tour was one of the highlights of our Charleston long weekend, but
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    slsurwilo
    Tulsa, Oklahoma
    45
    Wonderful walking tour of Charleston
    Our tour guide was so knowledgeable. We have been to Charleston before but taking this tour really gave us insight
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    Larry_O5
    Orlando, Florida
    6027
    Second Time Around
    My wife, myself and my in-laws enjoyed this so much the first time we went on the tour that we scheduled another
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    jonathann696
    12
    Great tour guide
    Amazing tour filled with a lot of historical info. The tour guide is very helpful and answered and and all
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    ValerieD2182
    45
    Historical Tour
    Tour guide was brusque but tour was nice. Mostly about historic homes. Be prepared for lots of walking..
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    Anna M
    Philadelphia, PA
    2421
    Very entertaining
    A unique perspective and a very entertaining tour with a mix of history and modern. I liked the relaxed atmosphere.
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    CincyVballref
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    154
    Great Great Walking Tour
    As this was our first visit to Charleston we chose this walking tour to do on our first day in Charleston. We
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    Donald G
    43
    Excellent Guide!
    This tour was the first day of our first visit to Charleston and we couldn’t have enjoyed it more! Bill is a
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    Sheelagh K
    Seattle, Washington
    1112
    OwnerGuide is outstanding
    Bill Harris stands out in over 40 years of incessant travel. A treasure trove of facts and factoids. Amusing and
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    Cjm4690
    33
    Wonderful tour!!
    If your leary about booking a tour- do not hesitate to book with Oyster Point!! When you think of a tour you might
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