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Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston

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Charleston, United States
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icon1 hour  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Face masks required for guides in public areas
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Overview

Travel back to Colonial times aboard a horse-drawn carriage and discover more than 300 years of history on this guided, 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.
  • Experience the romance of a horse-drawn carriage tour
  • Learn about Charleston’s storied past from the tour guide
  • See one of the most historic buildings in America
  • Fun for the entire family
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1-hour carriage ride
Professional guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Gratuities

Departure Point

45 Pinckney St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA

Departure Time

9:30 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note: Routes are chosen prior to departure on the date of travel. This is determined by a City of Charleston Tourism official and is out of the control of the local operator.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Carolina Polo and Carriage Company

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston.

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  • "A good way to see Charleston and acquaint yourself with its history and see the sights that you may want to go back and visit in your own time." See review

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Carriage Ride
T_K
, Jan 2021
We had a great tour guide and a very positive check-in experience. They were very cautious in how they met Covid restrictions and we appreciated that everyone wore masks. However, it was very hard to hear the history and it was hard to see the landscape and historical homes past the plastic put up between each row. We noticed the other carriage ride companies did not have the plastic and if we book again we would enjoy the experience much more without that particular barrier.
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Nick and Gabe
Susan_M
, Dec 2020
Nick the driver was very knowledgeable and made the ride very enjoyable. Gabe the horse was very well behaved and knew where to stop along the route.
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Great experience
Stacie_C
, Oct 2020
We had a great time. The driver was very informative and helpful. It was a beautiful relaxing ride.. we enjoyed it very much.
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Fun
patty1234567892015
, May 2019
Fun tour guide, relaxing and informative. Recommend. The guide was fun and animated and really lively. Fun experience.
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A good way to see Charleston and...
K J F
, Apr 2018
A good way to see Charleston and acquaint yourself with its history and see the sights that you may want to go back and visit in your own time. The guide showed his knowledge with humour as well as trying to manage a frisky horse.
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Great tour except that it was COLD...
julie.wasil1
, Mar 2018
Great tour except that it was COLD and windy. There were no blankets available so we froze. I guess freezing was better than too hot! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable.
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Justin was a great guide made the tour...
Suzanne T
, Dec 2017
Justin was a great guide made the tour very interesting
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All 15 of our family went on the...
Vicki G
, Aug 2017
All 15 of our family went on the carriage ... It was a very hot day in Charleston... I loved the historic idea of the carriage ride but the kids all 7 - from ages 17 to 10 were very concerned for the horse. Our drive r explained the horse was on 1 hour and off 1 hour. It appears it is a political battle in historic Charleston over keeping the horse drawn carriages or getting eliminating them. Our driver, who is from Charleston and a supporter of keeping the carriages, manages shocking to take us by several houses where people who lived, were for eliminating the carriages. He voiced his opinion often. Loved the idea but.......
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very good tour guide who also...
LOUIS B
, Apr 2017
very good tour guide who also recommended the most amazing resturant, Low Country Bistro. The only thing is there are several routes the guide can take and we thought we were going on the Rainbow Row Tour but the tour guide is told which route to take by a lottery system.
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Wonderful guide love the horse such...
Thomas K
, Apr 2017
Wonderful guide love the horse such character! Tour guide had lots of knowledge. Nice young lad.. Will tell my friends to take this tour.
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