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Private Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston

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Discover the charming atmosphere of Charleston on this private 1-hour carriage ride. Tour the historic streets of the old walled city and enjoy the intimacy of the vis-a-vis carriage. Hear the fascinating story of Charleston on this private carriage ride. Please select (1) during checkout for the group pricing of $200/carriage. Can accommodate 1-4 people per group.
You'll start at
8 Guignard St
8 Guignard St, Charleston, SC 29401, USAThe Big Red Barn 8 Guignard Street Charleston, SC 29401
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    Charleston City Market
    Stop: 10 minutes -
    Pass through the Charleston City Market during your Private Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston
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    Pass by The Powder Magazine
    Pass by Battery & White Point Gardens
    Pass by Rainbow Row
    Pass by Palmetto Carriage Works
You'll return to the starting point
  • Private horse-and-carriage tour of historic downtown Charleston
  • Learn about the city’s 200-year history on a fully narrated tour
  • Ride past parks, historic homes, churches, and more
  • Private tour offers flexible itinerary and face-to-face seating
What to Expect
Make your way to a centrally located stable in downtown Charleston to meet your private guide and board your carriage. Unlike most Charleston horse-and-carriage tours, this one has face-to-face seating for a more intimate experience with your private party. Tour through 20 blocks of the Charleston Historic District, visiting top sites, such as City Market, the Battery, or Rainbow Row. Your guide fills you in on more than 200 years of Charleston history—from its early days as a small colony to its recent revival—and you have plenty of time to ask questions. Plus, because this is a private tour, you can The tour concludes at the original departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
8 Guignard St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Private Narrated Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride of Historic Charleston
  • Professional Driver/Guide
  • Private Small-group ride for up to 4 people
  • See top Charleston sites such as Rainbow Row and Charleston City Market.
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please select (1) during checkout for the group pricing of $200/carriage. Can accommodate 1-4 people per group.
  • A maximum of 4 people per group
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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This tour was amazing! It was for sure our family's favorite activity during our recent trip to Charleston. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and our tour guide was great. He really made the tour fun and interesting and had a great deal of historical knowledge of the
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This was awesome! Originally I thought the $ was high. But it was my birthday and I decided to splurge for a private ride for my wife and I. We had Bubba and Milhouse as our guides. Bubba did a great job as guide and Milhouse was the muscle for the team. It truly was a great
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Sam was a wonderful tour guide. We were able to get a great tour of the city from the carriage and Sam gave us a ton of information on the history of Charleston. Would recommend to anyone visiting!
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We have done several private carriage tours with Palmetto Carriage Woks and they are a great way to see Charleston. We took a visiting couple this past weekend and again we had a pleasant experience. The guide was knowledgeable however seemed like he was just going through
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You will not get a better more private tour of the historic part of the city than this. The guide was friendly and we'll informed. If you want to make it special for your significant other then this will fit the bill. Beautiful tour!
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Response from peeshCharleston_SC, Guest Relations Manager at Private Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston
Responded 3 Sep 2019
Thank you for the review of your carriage tour with Palmetto. I'm so glad that we could make the day special for y'all. We appreciate you touring with us and we would love to see you again. Deb PCW Guest Services
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Key Details
  • Duration: 1h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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