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Ghost & Vampire Tours

Ghosts of Charleston Walking Tour

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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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$25.00
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Horse Carriage Rides

Private Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston

Explore Charleston in an intimate horse-drawn carriage during this private tour. Get personalized attention from your guide while riding through the historic streets of the old walled town.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$200.00
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

Charleston in a Nutshell Private Tours

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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$55.00
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private Sightseeing Tours

Charleston's Private Old South Carriage Evening Tour

Put a romantic twist on Charleston sightseeing with this private horse and carriage tour of the historic district. Trot through a 15-block area of cobbled streets, passing lovely homes, historic monuments, and more, all while your licensed guide shares stories about Charleston’s fascinating history. Because this tour is just for you and your party of up to four people, you have plenty of opportunities to ask questions.
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$200.00
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston

Travel back to Colonial times aboard a horse-drawn carriage and discover more than 300 years of history on this private, 1-hour tour of Charleston. See the many mansions, churches and gardens of yesteryear on this narrated tour around historic Charleston. Enjoy the romantic clip-clop sound as this educational adventure winds through the streets and learn about this ‘Holy City’ and its rich history and role in Civil War times. See the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, one of the most historic buildings in America, and much more. Hotel pickup/drop-off included.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$200.00
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Historical & Heritage Tours

Love Stories of Charleston Walking Tour

This specialty tour is not found anywhere else in Charleston! Unlock the romantic truths behind Charleston's most notorious lovers with travel writer and registered tour guide, Jill Paris. Tread carefully inside the graveyard said to be haunted by the subject of Edgar Allan Poe's poem "Annabel Lee." Touch the towering wall at the Swordgate House that a fifteen-year-old student at an elite girls' boarding school scaled to run off any marry her lover. Hear about the "lovebirds of Lamboll Street" and much more. Ample time to take photos; Tour includes a stop at the "Angel Wings" brick wall on Legare Street - an Eclectic Tours of Charleston original. "Charleston is the star - it's my pleasure to showcase its most stunning streets with you. Join me for an unforgettable journey on foot through what's been often described as a movie set." Jill Paris, Owner, Eclectic Tours of Charleston
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$32.00
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Walking Tours

Charleston Downtown's Local Flavors Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap

Introduce yourself to Charleston in the best way possible, through its history, culture, AND local food scene!You'll follow us through some of Charleston's most recognizable landmarks, but also wander off the beaten path to discover small, hidden foodie gems. We'll introduce you to passionate small business owners, recommend delicious local dishes, and navigate you to stops with more locals than visitors. Along the way, you'll hear stories of classic Charleston history that will help you fully appreciate the city.Thousands of people have loved our 5-star rated live food tours, and now you can experience it with freedom of an audio guide!The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.
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  • 1 hour
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  • 1 hour

Day Cruises

Private Sunset Cruise

We offer a Private Sunset Cruise for up to 20 passengers. You and your family or friends enjoy being on the water with a Licenced Captain and Crew to attend to your needs. We provide unique local knowledge of Charleston Harbor. You play the music you want. Bring anything you would like to eat or drink. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a beautiful Charleston Sunset.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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US$750.00
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Cultural Tours

High Society of Charleston II: Combo Package Walking Tour with Art and Wine

This original Charleston walking tour is not offered anywhere else in town! You'll stroll the most beautiful streets and lanes learning of the artisans, artists, architects, and landowners who built the rich city of Charleston. Lead by Travel Writer and Licensed Tour Guide, Jill Paris, Owner of Eclectic Tours of Charleston, this unique tour experience ends with a special visit to one of Charleston's premiere Art Galleries where you'll learn about local artists connected to the city and sip sparkling wine or sweet tea. The building itself holds some mysterious aspects you won't want to miss! Highlights* Unique Historic Charleston walking tour PLUS a visit to an exceptional Art Gallery and Wine Reception* Subjects cover History, Art, Culture, Civil War, Flowers and Trees, and unusual facts that make Charleston so charming* Tour lead by Travel Writer and Licensed Tour Guide, Jill Paris* Plenty of time to stop and take Instagram-worthy snaps
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$48.00
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

Charleston Walking Tours with Ann

"Private" Charleston Walking Tour with a certified/licensed guide who grew up in Charleston and will relate personal experiences as well as the city's history. This is your tour which gives you the flexibility of what day, what time, how long, any specific interests, and any modifications to address special needs.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$60.00
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

LEMPUYANG HEAVEN GATE TOUR

Bali is island of god and have so many collection of seascapes, landscapes and beautiful landmarks that will stun even the most articulate poet. this tour is designed for who wish to visit the most famous and picturesque sites through the island. On top of snapping some Instagram worthy pictures, you will learn about the Baliness culture and history behind those sites and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$45.00
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Air Tours

Sunset 30 min Flight

Charleston is a picturesque city, but to see it from the sky offers a stunning view that most travelers miss. On this private sunset plane tour, enjoy an incredible experience by seeing Charleston from the window of a private plane. Take in views of historic downtown Charleston, the waterfront, and nearby lighthouses. When you land, you can expect to have a lovely memory of Charleston bathed in evening light.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$350.00
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Walking Tours

Ghosts of Charleston Walking Tour Group Option

Come walk with us on The Ghosts of Charleston leaving nightly from Buxton Books, Charleston’s independent bookstore located at 160 King Street. Our licensed guides are expert storytellers who lead you through centuries old alleys and paths while sharing stories and solid history from Julian Buxton’s best-selling book, The Ghosts of Charleston. The true tales of intrigue, tragedy, and lost love reveal a rich underside of Charleston’s character that isn’t apparent during the day.  The highlight of your tour is our exclusive nighttime access to the 18th century Unitarian Church Graveyard, where you will experience something magical. The Ghosts of Charleston is Buxton Books’ signature and most popular book-based walking tour -- a favorite of visitors and locals for over 23 years.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes


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