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Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston provided by Carolina Polo and Carriage Company

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Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 23/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 23/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    45 Pinckney St
    45 Pinckney St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Directions: Please check in with an attendant at the desk inside our barn at 45 Pinckney Street. Dates: Tours depart approximately every 20 to 30 minutes from 9:30 am to 5pm during daylight savings (the last carriage will depart at 4pm during non-daylight savings time)
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  • 1
    Charleston City Market
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 2
    Battery & White Point Gardens
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 3
    Rainbow Row
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 4
    Nathaniel Russell House
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 5
    St. Philip's Church
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    45 Pinckney St
    45 Pinckney St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Directions: Please check in with an attendant at the desk inside our barn at 45 Pinckney Street. Dates: Tours depart approximately every 20 to 30 minutes from 9:30 am to 5pm during daylight savings (the last carriage will depart at 4pm during non-daylight savings time)
    See address & details
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Departure Point
45 Pinckney St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
Duration
1h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 1-hour carriage ride
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • 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 travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
75Reviews
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Brit V. wrote a review 2 Jan.
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The tour and guide was great and a nice way to see certain historical and residential parts of the city. Only complaint is the tour guide didn’t wear his mask and being from New York, made us incredibly uncomfortable. Thank fully they had plastic dividers between each row that
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Date of experience: January 2021
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mmredsox wrote a review Dec. 2020
Niceville, Florida21 contributions9 helpful votes
My Mom booked a carriage tour for the family as a wonderful Christmas present. We precoordinated a time with Richard Knoth to meet and were provided an excellent guide and horse combination. It was a cold day, with icicles noted on one fountain we passed, yet we were not cold in
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Tracy H wrote a review Dec. 2020
Tinley Park, Illinois54 contributions24 helpful votes
Nick was an excellent tour guide- very knowledgeable about the history of Charleston. Beautiful day and the company does a nice job with dividers between rows to separate out groups
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curtis b wrote a review Nov. 2020
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Very informative, highly recommend. The guide was very knowledgeable, had a good time with Deanna. We got the gold tour and it took us on a very long tour of everything Charleston has to offer. Luckily we went early in the morning and it was a private tour but without the price.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Crystal H wrote a review Nov. 2020
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Dave was our tour guide. He’s very knowledgeable about the history of the area. We learned a lot and he kept us engaged.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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About the operator

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KCG2021
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Delightful!
Courteous, knowledgeable, great sense of humor. We couldn't have asked for a more delightful carriage ride!!
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joyncostarica
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Great COVID protocols
Out of all of the carriage tours in Charleston they were the only one that had plastic between the rows.
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tony2026
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Surprise additional $20 fee after groupon booking
Tour is great but the $20 fee after groupon booking was a total surprise. Our tour guide knows a lot about history
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MRock10
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Great experience
From the start this group was very friendly and professional. We waited about 20 minutes for our carriage and we’re
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jackiehA7690SZ
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Quick trip to Charleston
I enjoyed the tour guide. The particular carriage that we rode on had a bad wheel and was extremely loud. It was di
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Harleygirl556164
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Never again
We made a reservation online as the website stated that it was required. Showed up and was told they sold out and w
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IndyDaddio
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Entertaining and Engaging
The guide was incredibly passionate about Charleston history and architecture... the trip was filled with fun tidbi
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Kelly D
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Beautiful day in December
It was a beautiful 64 degree day and we chose Carolina Carriage because we had seen them in town and liked the styl
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crawfordt424
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Unforgettable
The trip was unforgettable and we will definitely be back very soon. The carriage driver was very personable and ve
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Jon_Nemati
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Great tour
We had a great time getting a tour of Charleston, it was really fun hearing all the history and how much things hav
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J1050EObrendam
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AWESOME
David was Awesome... we had a great tour of the city.. would recommend to everyone.... would go again... LOVED IT!!
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EPIC4321
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Carolina Polo and Carriage COmpany Carriage Ride
Super fun and very informative. The guide was excellent. A must do when you visit Charleston! They had plexiglass
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biggerbot
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Great Tour, Great Guide
The tour was very informative of the history of Charleston and specifically of all the buildings and homes along th
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anitagjones
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Couldn't hear the guide
We saw a lot but didn't know what we were looking at. The guide needs a microphone with speakers in the middle and
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ccsparks2020
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Friendly and fun
Enjoyed this tour immense, it had something for all ages. Our guide was knowledgeable and friendly and we would def
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  • Duration: 1h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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