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Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Horse & Carriage Tour

Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Horse & Carriage Tour

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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$45.00
From
$45.00
Experience more than 300 years of history on this guided carriage tour of Charleston. See the many mansions, churches, and gardens as your horse-drawn carriage tour covers more than 2.5 miles and 30 blocks of historic Charleston. Belgian and Percheron draft horses will you lead you through the streets while you learn about this “Holy City” and its role in the Civil War.
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* A traveler said: "The driver was excellent and very knowledgeable. I was able to take many photos along the way, as we pulled over to let traffic pass."


Charleston Harbor History Day-Time or Sunset Boat Cruise

Charleston Harbor History Day-Time or Sunset Boat Cruise

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1366
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.35
From
$36.35
See the Charleston Harbor by boat with a leisurely sightseeing tour along the Cooper River to Fort Sumter National Monument. This fully-narrated tour focuses on Charleston, South Carolina history from Civil War sites to antebellum houses and landmarks, passes under Cooper River bridges, and explores a waterfront that’s home to bottlenose dolphins and pelicans.
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* A traveler said: "Viewing Fort Sumter, going by the Renevel Bridge and seeing dolphins. Captain was very informative and enjoyable"


Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston
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$49.95
Ride a horse-drawn carriage through the heart of historic Charleston on a guided tour through the heart of the city. Soak up the old fashioned charm of cobblestone streets lined with antebellum houses, lush gardens, and landmark churches as you listen to stories about Charleston history, architecture, and culture.
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* A traveler said: "Our guide was great-knowledgeable and pleasant. This was a perfect way to see some of the history of the city without having to walk."


Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston

Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston

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783
  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$45.00
From
$45.00
Get all the thrills of a Charleston ghost tour without any walking on this haunted horse and carriage ride. A horse and carriage takes you down twisting side streets and cobbled alleyways with ease as your guide shares spooky stories from Charleston’s past. Make your way past the Mills House, the Circular Congregational Graveyard, and and Provost Dungeon in the heart of the Holy City.
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* A traveler said: "This evening carriage tour was one of the highlights of our trip! Our guide was very knowledgeable about Charleston history and shared some great stories, not fake ghost stories. We had a great time. Highly recommend (and please remember to tip your tour guide)!"


Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse
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Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse

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665
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$54.00
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$54.00
Cruise through Lowcountry tidal creeks and marshes en route to the uninhabited Morris Island on this boat cruise from the Charleston area. A private boat company launches from Bowens Island for the scenic ride through an estuary rich in biodiversity before a soft landing on Morris Island. Spend free time to taking photos of the historic Morris Island Lighthouse, combing for seashells, and looking out for birds, sea turtles, and dolphins before your return.
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* A traveler said: "COA and Captain Joey made this tour an awesome experience. We would highly recommend this tour to everyone."


Ghosts of Charleston Night-Time Walking Tour with Unitarian Church Graveyard

Ghosts of Charleston Night-Time Walking Tour with Unitarian Church Graveyard

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908
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.00
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$35.00
Uncover Charleston’s darkest secrets on an evening ghost and cemetery tour. Stroll through the atmospheric heart of the old city while an entertaining local guide regales you with tales of the dark deeds, restless spirits and supernatural phenomena that make Charleston one of the most haunted cities in America. Get exclusive after-hour access to the famous Unitarian Church Graveyard, where an overgrown southern garden surrounds historic plots said to be haunted by wandering ghosts.
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* A traveler said: "Jonathan was a very knowledgeable and entertaining tour guide. Great experience! Highly recommend this tour."


Charleston Harbor Sunset Cruise
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Charleston Harbor Sunset Cruise

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282
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
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$45.00
Watch the sun set above Charleston, South Carolina with a 2-hour sunset harbor cruise aboard a 45-foot motorized catamaran. Find a comfortable seat on deck, spot the landmarks of downtown Charleston and the waterfront, and watch for the dolphins and sea birds that thrive along the South Carolina shoreline. Enjoy a relaxing break from the city while spending a romantic evening on the water.
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* A traveler said: "Captain Bob and Victor were awesome! Loved the history tidbits as well as Victor’s humor and friendly experience. Highly recommend!"


Charleston Ghost & Graveyard Night-Time Guided Walking Tour

Charleston Ghost & Graveyard Night-Time Guided Walking Tour

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508
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$39.50
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$39.50
Peek into Charleston’s shadowy history with a chilling nighttime walking tour of the city’s most eerie sites! Wind through the dark corridors of the Historic District and hear spooky tales of graveyard hauntings, voodoo and botched burials from your local guide. Pass by infamous locations with grisly histories and wander through the Charleston’s oldest cemetery after hours.
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* A traveler said: "Our guide Noah was the best ever great story teller and cool dude ! And the whole history of everything was great and explained very well"


Downtown Charleston Culinary Walking Food Tour of French Quarter & City Market

Downtown Charleston Culinary Walking Food Tour of French Quarter & City Market

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630
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$85.00
From
$85.00
The 2.5-hour Downtown Charleston Culinary Tour visits four different food establishments and combines elements of a historical tour with a culinary adventure! Learn about Charleston's history as you enjoy tastings of traditional favorites and contemporary innovations, all of which highlight the cuisine of locally-owned restaurants. Insight into Lowcountry cuisine accompanies the broad range of samples on your food tour. This is our original tour around the French Quarter and City Market and focuses on the traditional flavors of the region.
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* A traveler said: "This tour was great! John knew absolutely everything about Charleston and was so engaging and fun. The food was amazing, and I really felt like I got a great assortment of what the city has to offer. Obviously be prepared for a lot of walking, but it’s definitely well worth it!"


Magnolia Plantation Admission & Tour with Transportation from Charleston

Magnolia Plantation Admission & Tour with Transportation from Charleston

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266
  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.77
From
$70.77
Pickup and drop-off from downtown Charleston, South Carolina make it easy to tour Magnolia Plantation, one of the oldest plantations in the South. This 4-in-1 tour includes a narrated drive out to the plantation, a walking tour of the garden, tram tour through the property, and tour of the house itself, providing incredible value.
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* A traveler said: "This tour was well worth the money. Our tour guide was very informative and made the ride a lot of fun!"


Savor the Flavors of Charleston Walking Food Tour

Savor the Flavors of Charleston Walking Food Tour

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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$85.00
From
$85.00
Discover the delights of the Charleston food scene on this walking tour. With a guide, you'll learn about the cuisine of the Lowcountry region as you explore this historic city and sample local food products such as stone-ground grits, pralines, collard greens, and South Carolina barbecue. Tour is limited to 12 people for a small-group experience.
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* A traveler said: "Blake was a very knowledgeable and friendly guide. We did not find ourselves bored at any time, he kept us well entertained and engaged. We'll be telling our friends and family to check out the tour."


2-Hour Guided Kayak Eco Tour in Charleston
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2-Hour Guided Kayak Eco Tour in Charleston

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362
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$53.00
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$53.00
More than a welcome sight for sore eyes, the tidal marshes around Charleston are a hotbed for Lowcountry biodiversity. Keep your eyes peeled for sightings of wildlife such as Loggerhead turtles, bottlenose dolphins, and more as you paddle down Folly Creek en route to the tidal creeks that wrap around the Hammock Islands. This leisurely paced kayaking tour is capped at 12 participants for a more personalized experience.
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* A traveler said: "JB was a great guide. He was funny and full of information of the area. The dolphins strand feeding was quite the sight!"


Narrated Haunted Ghost Cruise of Charleston Harbor
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Narrated Haunted Ghost Cruise of Charleston Harbor

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.00
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$35.00
This Charleston ghost cruise brings you to the city’s spooky sites that can’t be reached on foot. Board a 45-foot catamaran and set sail on the Charleston Harbor, passing by the sites of pirate attacks, naval battles, and more. As you sail, your guide tells haunting stories of Charleston’s past.
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* A traveler said: "Story-telling was awesome and was accurate… the boat ride was relaxing…wish it could have been longer…"


2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour

2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour

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1198
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$21.06
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$21.06
Travel back in time to discover one of America’s most historic cities—Charleston, South Carolina—on this guided walking tour. Visit points of interest including Charleston City Hall; the Dock Street Theatre, America’s first theatre; the Old Exchange Building, South Carolina's most historic building; White Point Garden, in the heart of Charleston’s historic district with a spectacular view of Fort Sumter, and many more.
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* A traveler said: "Great tour guide Dennis. Very interesting history and anecdotes, both past and current. A great day in Charleston!"


Charleston's Savor the Flavors of Upper King Street Walking Food Tour
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Charleston's Savor the Flavors of Upper King Street Walking Food Tour

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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$85.00
From
$85.00
Go a bit off the beaten path while in Charleston with this guided walking and eating tour of Upper King Street, an area that is bursting with delicious food. Just make sure your stomach is empty. Sample some South Carolina staples and learn about the history of food in Charleston.
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* A traveler said: "I have taken this tour 3 times in the past 4 years and have sent my parents on it. Love the history, there are new tasty things and every tour guide has been very knowledgeable!"


Charleston See-It-All Sightseeing Bus Tour

Charleston See-It-All Sightseeing Bus Tour

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373
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.00
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$32.00
Charleston's colonial history, laid-back vibe, and beautiful sites continue to steal the hearts of visitors to the Holy City. See the highlights of the peninsula in comfort on this 90-minute guided tour on a climate-controlled minibus with a maximum of 15 passengers. This narrated tour keeps you cool as you ride past must-see Charleston sights such as the Battery, the Citadel, Old City Market, and Hampton Park as well as enjoy spectacular views of Fort Sumter, Castle Pinckney, and the Sullivan Island Lighthouse at a distance. Bonus: Admission to Charleston Powder Museum is also included with the price of your tour.
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* A traveler said: "The tour was really educational and provided a beautiful visual of the past and present life in Charleston. We really enjoyed the drive through the Citadel, the Mother Emanuel Church, the Rainbow Homes, and the Marketplace."


Middleton Place All-Access Admission & Guided Tour with Lunch from Charleston

Middleton Place All-Access Admission & Guided Tour with Lunch from Charleston

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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.90
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$120.90
Middleton Place is one of the most popular plantations in the Charleston area, but getting there can be tricky without a private car. This tour makes it easy by including transportation from downtown Charleston aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned van, plus a guided tour of the house upon arrival. A 3-course lunch is also included for a taste of Lowcountry cuisine.
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* A traveler said: "A beautiful preserved land, peaceful and historic. Lunch was very good. Need 3 to 4 hours to look around properly."


Charleston City Sightseeing Bus Tour

Charleston City Sightseeing Bus Tour

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381
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$39.00
From
$39.00
An air-conditioned sightseeing bus offers a refreshing Charleston Sightseeing Tour for summertime visitors trying to escape the heat or those with limited mobility. Roll by popular "Holy City" sights like Rainbow Row, the Battery, White Point Gardens, Nathaniel Russell House, and St. Michael's Church from wide viewing windows while your guide informs and entertains with stories from Charleston's rich past.
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* A traveler said: "Smithy our drive was excellent, knowledgeable and humorous I would highly recommend this company for a wonderful experience."


Charleston's Alleys & Hidden Passages Guided Small-Group Walking Tour

Charleston's Alleys & Hidden Passages Guided Small-Group Walking Tour

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665
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.65
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$25.65
Travel back in time to discover one of America’s most historic cities—Charleston, South Carolina—on this guided small-group walking tour. Explore some of the city’s most enchanting alleys and hidden passages. Visit the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, a colonial building with a 300-year history; Rainbow Row, the longest cluster of Georgian row houses in the United States; plus historic Philadelphia Alley, and many more.
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* A traveler said: "Mark was engaging, funny and informative. We had a great time walking through the beautiful streets and alleyways of Charleston and learning all the history."


Charleston Ghost & Dungeon Night-Time Walking Tour

Charleston Ghost & Dungeon Night-Time Walking Tour

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$37.00
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$37.00
Explore the darker side of Charleston with an evening walking tour of the city’s most eerie sites! Wind through the Historic District’s dark corridors and graveyards, and hear spooky tales of ghosts, voodoo, local superstition and famous haunted spaces from your local guide. Cap off the tour with a chilling visit to the Provost Dungeon, a pre-Revolutionary dungeon steeped in grisly history.
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* A traveler said: "Luke was awesome. Quite a story teller. He was factual but made it so much fun. My husband and I had a great time. Thank you for your time and expertise."


Private 3 Hour Charleston Sailing Charter

Private 3 Hour Charleston Sailing Charter

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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$600.00
per group
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$600.00
per group
We are a family owned sailing charter business. Come enjoy a day of sailing and seeing the historic sites of Charleston from the water in a 36' Beneteau Sailboat. We offer hourly, daily, or customized tours according to your desires for up to 6 guests maximum (USCG Rules & Regulations). Sit back and relax while a professional crew caters to your every need on your private yacht. All tours are 3 hours in length and circle the entire Charleston harbor before returning to the docks where you boarded the vessel. Bring your favorite beverages, a picnic, or you can also request gourmet catering to fit your desires. A professional photographer can be requested as well. If you are looking for a romantic evening we can accommodate with a sunset sail with downtown Charleston in the background. We want to make sure you have the 5 star experience you deserve and will do everything we can to ensure this. Book now to enjoy the Charleston views from your privately chartered yacht!
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* A traveler said: "My husband and I loved our outing with Wit and Christine. We were greeted, warmly welcomed and felt especially pampered with our morning cruise. If you want a chance to meet some fun locals, see Charleston from the water, and totally relax, this is your cruise."


Charleston in a Nutshell Private Tours
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Charleston in a Nutshell Private Tours

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139
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$76.93
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$76.93
This private sightseeing tour of Charleston offers a local perspective on the most charming city in the South. Beat the crowds of bus tours and go where carriage rides can’t as your licensed guide drives you around the peninsula in the comfort of a private vehicle. As you drive past top sights like Waterfront Park and the Battery, hear stories of Charleston history and culture in the Holy City.
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* A traveler said: "Jeff was very knowledgeable and personable and we enjoyed our tour very much! Good overview of Charleston."


Boone Hall Plantation Admission & Tour with Transportation from Charleston

Boone Hall Plantation Admission & Tour with Transportation from Charleston

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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.50
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$60.50
Visit Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens on this 4.5-hour tour from Charleston, South Carolina. One of the oldest working plantations in the United States, Boone Hall was founded in 1681 and still grows crops. During your tour led by a guide in period costume, you'll see the plantation's slave quarters and learn about its history and modern-day use. Select a morning or afternoon departure time when booking. Enjoy a personalized experience on this small-group tour of just 15 people.
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* A traveler said: "Absolutely amazing experience!! A Charleston must for the full Charleston experience. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and made the experience that much better."


Outer Banks Film Locations Tour
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Outer Banks Film Locations Tour

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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.00
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$120.00
Fans of the Netflix series Outer Banks are in for a thrill! As a background actor on the series, I participated in three different film shoots on Season One and share tons of behind-the-scenes stories of the cast, crew, and other fun stuff. Tour includes the cast's favorite snacks, bottled water, and other surprises. Parents will love this tour because as a licensed tour guide, I also share some wonderful history while we're traveling from one site location to the other. It's such a fun and new way to visit Charleston! MINIMUM 2 GUESTS Tour vehicle is fully insured for liability and City Certified. Luxury sedan: BMW 540i/2018
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* A traveler said: "The tour guide was excellent and fun. She was very knowledgeable about all of the places and characters from the show. I would highly recommend it."


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