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Magnolia Plantation Tour with Transportation from Charleston

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Overview
The biggest reason Charleston visitors skip a visit to Magnolia Plantation is because of transportation logistics—an excuse this tour easily solves. Travel directly from downtown Charleston to Magnolia Plantation, and then tour the grounds. Your entrance fee is covered, too, so you can get straight to seeing the historic house and grounds.
Highlights
  • Guided tour of Magnolia Plantation grounds and house
  • Transportation from downtown Charleston solves transport logistics
  • Glean insight into the area’s rich history from your guide
  • Entrance fee is already included so you don’t have any extra expenses
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the Charleston Visitors Center, right in the middle of historic downtown Charleston. Board an air-conditioned coach and enjoy views of the rolling Lowcountry landscape as you make the 45-minute drive to Magnolia Plantation, one of the oldest plantations in the South. When you reach the plantation, head right past the entrance gate—the entrance fee is already accounted for in the tour price. Then, board a tram for a narrated 45-minute ride through the grounds: see slave cabins, swamps, and rice fields. Next, take a guided walk through the garden, before finally heading to the Drayton Plantation for a tour of the grand historic home. Tour concludes with drop-off at your original starting point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Charleston's Visitor's Center
Departure Time
10:30 AM
Duration
4h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Tour is not recommended for children under 3 years old.
  • Drinks are available for purchase at the Magnolia Plantation
  • Cannot accommodate wheelchairs, but we can accommodate those with limited mobility if they can be assisted by a companion.
  • No pets. Service animals are allowed.
  • Dress code is casual
  • Please Arrive 15-Minutes before departure time
  • Service animals allowed
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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We had a very enjoyable tour of Magnolia Plantation and Gardens with our tour guide Shawn. He was very knowledgeable and friendly. Everything from start to finish was well organized - we toured the gardens, the grounds, and the home. Highly recommend!
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Our second visit to Charleston, but our first plantation tour. Our driver, Shawn, did an excellent job of blending contemporary Charleston and its historic past as he safely drove us from the Visitors Center to Magnolia plantation and gardens. After a short drive, about 25
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Took a combo tour ... Shawn our guide was excellent ! We had a great day ... was sorry to see it end. Learned a lot about this great city. Shawn was pleasant and entertaining. Certainly would recommend these tours. I’ll be back for more !
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Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, located on the Ashley River near Charleston, South Carolina, is the oldest public gardens in USA. It was originally founded in 1676 by Thomas Drayton and his wife Ann of the Drayton family when arriving from Barbados to the new English colony of
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This is a great option if you want to visit the plantation but don’t want to get stuck out there all day. I liked that this company had your visit planned out for you and got you back in time to enjoy the rest of your day. Alan, our tour guide was very knowledgeable and open to
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