Private Historic Harbor Tour in Charleston

Charleston Historic Tours LLC

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** When booking please select one traveler and then you will be able to pick appropriate group size ** The vessel used is a 22 foot bay boat going over the same seabed that saw a pirate blockade by the dreaded Blackbeard, one of the first major Revolutionary War Victories at the Battle of Fort Moultrie, and a Civil War naval blockade and battle that would inspire movies like ‘Glory’. Captain Bryan will provide history about 5 historic sites (Fort Moultrie, Fort Sumter, The Battery (Oyster Point), Castle Pinckney and the site of Fort Johnson. Along these tours you will also have the opportunity to see a multitude of native wildlife including the friendly bottlenose dolphin and diving pelicans. Captain Bryan has years of tour guide experience and is one of the few Captains who is also licensed with the City of Charleston. Enjoy the tour? Tips always appreciated!

What You'll Get

*** When booking please select one traveler and then you will be able to pick appropriate group size *** Groups shall meet at Shem Creek in Mt. Pleasant at public dock off of Shrimp Boat Lane at 10:00 AM. Captain Bryan shall give quick tutorial on life preserver use and safety habits. A crab trap (season varies) will be dropped upon departure to show the crabbing and fishing history of the area. Boat shall depart and head to 5 different historic sights  (USS Yorktown, Fort Moultrie, Fort Sumter, The Battery (Oyster Point), and Castle Pinckney) and traverse the entirety of the Charleston Harbor. Complimentary drinks and snacks are offered while boat is cruising. Upon return to Shem Creek the crab traps shall be lifted to reveal if any crabs are caught. Captain Bryan will show how to hold and release the blue crabs back into the water.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Beverages
  • Bottled water
  • Light refreshments
  • Snacks
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Private tour
  • Alcoholic Beverages

  • Gratuities

Departure Point
1313 Shrimp Boat Ln, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464, USA

Departure Time
10:00 AM

2 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

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