Charleston Harbor of History Tour
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Excellent value for money
Duration: 90 minutes
Tour lasts Approximately 90 Minutes.
Appropriate for All Ages
Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted
Discover the treasure chest of maritime memories and experiences on the Charleston Harbor of History Tour in Charleston, SC. Be enchanted as you explore the waters that hold the heritage of a city shaped by the sea. Your journey begins on a luxury catamaran offering spacious interiors and shaded decks for a comfortable voyage. Get an insight into Charleston's history narrated by a local guide who provides a unique perspective on the city's storied past.
As the tour progresses, soak in the panoramic views of the Charleston Harbor. Typical visits last approximately 90 minutes, presenting an ample opportunity to soak in the tranquil ambiance. The Charleston Harbor tour is more than just sightseeing; it's an experience replete with educational narratives, colorful historical tales, and a sneak-peek into the marine ecosystem. Be prepared to spot playful dolphins or pelicans nesting in the sea, adding an exciting experience to your adventure.
Expected sights include Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired, and USS Yorktown, a decorated WWII aircraft carrier. The Patriots Point Maritime Museum and Fort Moultrie, known for protecting Charleston during several wars, are also part of the tour. The architectural Cornucopia of Rainbow Row houses situated along East Bay Street enhances the mesmerizing view. Dress casually and wear sunscreen for protection against the elements.
The celebrated Charleston Harbor tour is an indelible part of South Carolina’s history. The Harbor’s beauty and historical significance date back to 1670 when Charles Town was founded on the banks of Ashley River. As the boat gently cruises, the resonating stories about pirates, the Civil War, and the city's maritime culture narrated by our experienced guides will enrich your voyage with fascinating layers of history.
As you sail past the stunning Charleston coast, know that you tread waters that once housed Revolutionary War naval battles, welcomed immigrants from distant lands, and exported naval stores and rice worldwide. When you step off the catamaran, you'll be richer in knowledge and mesmerized by Charleston's harbor's unique blend of history and beauty. The Charleston Harbor of History Tour is more than just about spectacle sights; it's about living and learning the fascinating tales that make Charleston an unforgettable maritime city.
In conclusion, the Charleston Harbor of History Tour goes beyond mere sight-seeing to offer you an extraordinary fusion of history, marine life, and picturesque panoramas. It invokes every sense and emotion, creating memories that will linger long after the tour. Book now to be part of a memorable voyage around the scenic and historic Charleston Harbor. Experience Charleston through the lens of its maritime past and be swept off your feet by the city's irresistible charm.
|Harbor Cruise - Charleston, SC
|Available Now until 8/4/2024 View Detailed Schedule
Charleston, South Carolina: 90-minute harbor history tour that covers over 75 points of interest. Depart from Charleston, South Carolina.
Guide Language: EN
- Approximately how long is Charleston Harbor of History Tour?
It lasts approximately 1.5 hours.
- How many decks or levels are there aboard the Charleston Harbor of History Tour?
There are two levels.
- What lake or river does the Charleston Harbor of History Tour cruise on?
- How many passengers does the boat hold?
Max of 200 passengers.
- Is there a minimum number of tickets?
Yes, there is a minimum of 1 tickets.