Behind the Scenes of Shem Creek Shrimp Walking Tour

111 Coleman Blvd Mt Pleasant, 29464 29464
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Behind the Scenes of Shem Creek Shrimp Walking Tour
Detail Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of your favorite seafood restaurant? Look no further than the Behind the Scenes of Shem Creek Shrimp Walking Tour in Charleston, South Carolina. This unique, two-hour tour takes you through the Shem Creek area, where expert guides will introduce you to the people, places, and processes behind the city's famous shrimp industry.

During the tour, you'll get an up-close look at the shrimp boats and docks that line the creek, and learn about the history of the industry and how it has evolved over time. You'll also have the opportunity to visit a shrimp packing plant, where you'll see firsthand how fresh shrimp are sorted, peeled, and packaged for sale to restaurants and supermarkets around the country.

The tour is suitable for guests of all ages and fitness levels, and requires minimal walking. However, comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing are recommended. The tour is led by experienced guides who are passionate about the local shrimp industry and its importance to the community. They are also happy to answer any questions you may have and share their expert knowledge.

Shem Creek is not just a hub for the shrimp industry, but also a picturesque area known for its beautiful views and charming restaurants. After the tour, you can explore the area further by dining at one of the many seafood restaurants or enjoying a drink at a waterfront bar. Some of the popular dining options include Tavern & Table, Vickery's, and Red's Ice House.

The Behind the Scenes of Shem Creek Shrimp Walking Tour is a must-see for anyone interested in learning about Charleston's rich history and culture. The tour offers a unique opportunity to go behind the scenes of one of the city's most iconic industries, and to meet the people who make it all possible. Whether you're a local or a first-time visitor to Charleston, this tour is sure to be a memorable and educational experience.

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 Pass By  Shem Creek Park
Nestled in Charleston, Shem Creek Park is a hidden jewel sparkling with natural beauty. This serene locality offers an impressive boardwalk that showcases breathtaking views of the Creek and the marshland. With numerous eateries nearby, one may enjoy fresh seafood while witnessing the frolicking dolphins and reasonably tame wildlife. A visit to Shem Creek Park promises tranquillity and a magical connection with nature. It is truly the essence of South Carolinian charm!

In summary, the Behind the Scenes of Shem Creek Shrimp Walking Tour offers guests an exclusive look into the world of the Charleston shrimp industry. Led by experienced guides, the tour takes guests on a journey through the area's shrimp boats, docks, and packing plants, offering insight into the history and processes behind the industry. After the tour, guests can explore the area further by dining at one of the many seafood restaurants or waterfront bars. Don't miss out on this one-of-a-kind experience!

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Behind the Scenes of Shem Creek Shrimp Walking Tour
Available 2/29/2024 until 12/29/2024 View Detailed Schedule

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    Guide Language: EN
    Guide Type: Guide

Frequently Asked Questions for Behind the Scenes of Shem Creek Shrimp Walking Tour:
  • What methods of transportation does the Behind the Scenes of Shem Creek Shrimp Walking Tour use?
    This is a walking tour.
  • Is there any walking involved?
    Yes. There is approximately 1 mile of easy walking done on this tour.
  • Approximately how long does the Behind the Scenes of Shem Creek Shrimp Walking Tour last?
    It lasts approximately 1.5 hours.
  • For what ages is the tour appropriate?
    Great for all ages.
  • What type of dress & footwear are recommended?
    Wear comfortable shoes.
  • Is photography / video recording allowed on the Behind the Scenes of Shem Creek Shrimp Walking Tour?
    Yes.
  • Is the Behind the Scenes of Shem Creek Shrimp Walking Tour handicap accessible?
    No, it is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Where does the tour meet?
    We will meet on corner of Coleman Boulevard and Mill street outside of the public parking garage/ office space. It is the only 4 story office building in the immediate area. There is a circular flower arrangement on that corner that I will be near usually with a grey hat and tour guide badge on! Read more about Behind the Scenes of Shem Creek Shrimp Walking Tour - https://www.viator.com/tours/Charleston/Shem-Creek-Historic-Walking-Tour-with-Local/d4384-67246P3?mcid=56757
  • Is there a minimum number of tickets?
    Yes, there is a minimum of 1 tickets.
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