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Historical Charleston Tour with Harbor Cruise provided by Gray Line of Charleston

Historical Charleston Tour with Harbor Cruise

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Overview
On this historical Charleston tour, journey back in time as your guide reveals the beauty and charm of one of America's most historic cities. Learn about the history of Charleston and discover its pivotal role in American history with visits to more than 100 points of interest including Rainbow Row, Colonial Lake, the Old Exchange Building and Whitepoint Gardens. This tour combines a 90 minute Historic City Tour with a 90 minute narrated, non-stop Harbor Tour. The harbor tour may be taken in conjunction with the city tour or you may choose to split them up and take them on separate days.
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You'll start at
375 Meeting St
375 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
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  • 1
    Gray Line
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by Patriots Point Links on Charleston Harbor
  • 2
    Fort Sumter National Monument
    - Admission included
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  • 3
    Rainbow Row
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  • 4
    Colonial Lake
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  • 5
    Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon
    - Admission included
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  • 6
    Charleston Noisette Memorial Garden
    - Admission included
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    Pass by St. Mark's Episcopal Church
    Pass by Charleston City Market
  • 7
    Spiritline Cruises
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
375 Meeting St
375 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
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Important Information
Departure Point
375 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 90-minute historic mini-coach tour
  • Driver/guide
  • 90-minute harbor cruise with SpiritLine
  • Entry/Admission - Gray Line
  • Entry/Admission - Fort Sumter National Monument
  • Entry/Admission - Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon
  • Entry/Admission - Charleston Noisette Memorial Garden
  • Entry/Admission - Spiritline Cruises
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Harbor Tour does not have be taken on the same day as City Tour
  • Boat voucher will be provided upon check-in with tour dispatcher for City Tour
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Chris H wrote a review Mar 2020
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Roy was a very good guide. He had a lot of of interesting facts. I also took the walking guide and some of the information was the same but a lot was different. The coach tour touched other areas of the city like the arts district in the old er less well-known areas of like the
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Date of experience: March 2020
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DayTrip826818 wrote a review Mar 2020
Sanibel Island, Florida1 contribution
The bus tour was very good. The guide was informative and interesting. The boat portion was not good because it was raining heavily and the boat was not ready for boarding for almost an hour after the land tour ended, forcing us to wait in the rain for the boat portion of the
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Rick M, Owner at Historical Charleston Tour with Harbor Cruise
Responded 3 weeks ago
We are sorry the weather did not cooperate to give you a great view of Charleston via the harbor. Hope you got to enjoy the rest of your stay with better weather. We will use your feedback to help our guides in the future.
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Jay H wrote a review Mar 2020
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The bus trip was boring. I thought we would learn about history. Instead we leaned about architecture. The guide was hard to understand and his driving scared me. The harbor tour was interesting. But, the Civil War was over more than 150 years ago and the Confederate states
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Rick M, Owner at Historical Charleston Tour with Harbor Cruise
Responded 3 weeks ago
We are sorry to hear your tour was less than expected. We strive for 100% satisfaction for our guests. We thank you for taking the time to write. We will use this feedback to help our guides in the future.
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Steve P wrote a review Mar 2020
Charleston, South Carolina8 contributions2 helpful votes
Comfortable van and exceptional guide. Usually I like to get out and walk around, but nursing a bad hip, this was the perfect ticket. We only made one stop at White Point Park to look at the view from the battery. Our guide was highly experienced and provided lots of detail and
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Rick M, Owner at Historical Charleston Tour with Harbor Cruise
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for taking time to provide feedback. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your tour experience.
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Susan K wrote a review Jan 2020
Saugatuck, Michigan22 contributions6 helpful votes
I always find that the tours are the best way to get an overall view of the layout of the city and harbor along with its history so you don’t miss something and then walk back to your particular points of interest.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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By: Gray Line of Charleston
303mikia
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Bus tour of Charleston
The tour was good, and the tour guide very certainly knowledgeable. The issue I faced was difficulty understanding
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mdholt1974
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Good in theory
Let me preface this with : our driver was a very sweet older lady who clearly loves Charleston and has a great know
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Tom V
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Great way to see Charleston
We wanted to get an idea of what we wanted to see in Charleston so we went on the Grey line tour of the city. The
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Mazz06
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Comfortable and Easy way to See Charleston
We took the Gray Line City tour which took almost 90 minutes. The driver was knowledgeable and entertaining as he p
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SebrinaVA
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Comfortable, Comprehensive, and Interesting
We bussed all over the downtown Charleston and it was great! Roy, our driver and information king, pointed out so
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blp888
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Nice time
This was a great way to get a view of the city and beautiful homes. Made a nice stop to get out and take some pictu
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Joan W
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Interesting and Fun
Our driver, Benji, was terrific! A little bit of history. A little bit of current events. Lots and lots of great
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Jennifer L
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Enjoyable tour
Bill was our driver, and we greatly appreciated his knowledge and interest in the area of Charleston. He spoke ext
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ronaldw860
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Downtown bus tour
I was disappointed in this tour, in that the bus was required to keep up with traffic flow and we missed some point
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glorias874
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Excellent tour
My friends and I certainly enjoyed the tour with our guide who,had 31 years as a guide in Charleston. I believe th
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G1929KLchrisw
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Disappointing versus competition
I took two tours with two different companies within two days of each other. The first was with my son, who recentl
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ShariS376
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Girls weekend fun in Charleston
This was a fun way to experience Charleston in a compact time. The tour was enjoyable and informative. The driver w
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flowerpower_9
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Informative
Glenn was our guide and he was so calm, knowledgeable and proud of his city. It was discounted with a voucher from
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Journey28768516995
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Historical tour of Charleston
I had a tour guide named Alan who was an awesome tour guide that took us around to show us all about Charleston and
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Patti S
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Do This First
We had one day to spend in Charleston and chose to do this 1.5 hour historic tour first. Glad we did! Our driver an
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