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About Charleston Harbor Tours
Come aboard the Carolina Belle for a 90-minute, live narrated, harbor history tour on the beautiful Charleston Harbor. See the "holy city" from a new perspective and take in over 350 years of history that has shaped the Charleston we know today. Tours daily 11:30, 1:30, and 3:30. 9:30 and 6 pm tours in peak season. See website for full schedule. We also offer Charleston's best combination tours. Season Mid February through December. We also offer great special events on our newest vessel, The Charleston Princess. Throughout the season, checkout or our signature Blues and BBQ Cruise, Harborita Ville Cruise, Jam on the Water, Sunday Brunch Cruise, Holiday Dinner Cruise many other events!
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Charleston Harbor History Day-Time or Sunset Boat Cruise

Combine cool city sights from the water with a boatload of historical facts during this Charleston, South Carolina history cruise—a great way for first-time visitors to orient themselves. An easy-to-find meeting place takes the stress out of navigating a new area, leaving you to sit back and enjoy your guided tour on the Charleston Harbor.
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1 hour 30 minutes
from US$36.35

Charleston Sightseeing Day Trip with Lunch from Myrtle Beach

Even if you’re short on time, you can visit Charleston from Myrtle Beach in just one day on this guided tour. See top Charleston sights, such as the City Market and the Battery, on a horse-drawn carriage tour and a harbor cruise, plus take a guided tour of Boone Hall Plantation. This tour includes all activities, transportation, and lunch, providing an incredible value.
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10 hours 30 minutes
from US$132.61
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Raymond H wrote a review Yesterday
Fort Lauderdale, Florida2 contributions2 helpful votes
Great part of our visit. Beautiful harbor loaded with history. Excellent choice for us. Also tied in the Charleston Aquarium, which made the day perfect.
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Date of experience: September 2021
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gmorgan6 wrote a review 15 Sep
Morristown, Tennessee185 contributions29 helpful votes
We did this with a 2.5 year old and an 8 month old and it was difficult. We sat in the bottom deck so they wouldn’t disturbing others as much since most people sat on the top deck. The captain was informative of the Charleston area. This tour gave a broad history of Charleston and the surrounding area. I would recommend doing this just maybe not with such young children. The 2.5 year old did ok but the baby was getting pretty wild by the end.
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pittsburghers2017 wrote a review 15 Sep
Dallas, Texas4 contributions
Very relaxing and enjoyable. I only suggest reducing the prices for the on board beverages and the prices of the photos. At $40 per person, people don't want to pay $10 for a glass of wine and $28 for a few photos.
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Date of experience: September 2021
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sevenbridges42 wrote a review 15 Sep
El Cerrito, California2 contributions
We really enjoyed the Charleston Harbor Tour. The captain and crew were friendly, competent and efficient. The captain did a great job handling the ship and provided an informative description of the historic sites of Charleston. We followed his recommendation to try the local shrimp and it was delicious! We definitely recommend this tour.
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dnafink wrote a review 15 Sep
Mt Airy, MD3 contributions
Captain was fun and entertaining. Trip was beautiful at sunset. Esasy to make reservations and office staff was friendly and helpful.
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