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Gullah Tours

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Interesting tour with much information about Charleston

This is my second time to go on the Gullah tour, and our guide was as interesting and entertaining... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Edmond, Oklahoma
Great place to get some basic, with local flare, about Charleston.

If you are looking to get some good background information on Charleston with some local flare... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Lansing, Michigan
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On our GULLAH TOUR we give an interesting glimpse into an ancient culture of these mysterious people descending from way across da water. Gullah people are the direct blood descendants of the slaves brought to the Lowcountry regions of South...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
375 Meeting Street, Bus Shed at the Charleston Visitor’s Center, Charleston, SC 29401
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my second time to go on the Gullah tour, and our guide was as interesting and entertaining on this tour as on the first. Alfonso told us a fascinating history of the Gullah people in Charleston and pointed out the beautiful iron gates...More

Thank gingerlee13
Reviewed 30 August 2018

If you are looking to get some good background information on Charleston with some local flare, Gullah Tours could be the tour for you. It is a quick tour (2 hours) and you do not get out of the bus at any of the locations....More

Thank ElSanto822
Reviewed 25 August 2018

This was a wonderful tour of Charleston from the perspective of African American history. Alfonso was a gushing fountain of information and stories! Plus he was very funny! Yes, his accent was a bit difficult to understand at times, but I got the gist of...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Alfonso was incredibly informative. The two-hour tour packed in a lot of information. It is definitely worth going on Mr. Brown gave us a lot of locations that we were able to walk back to and visit. He can be a little difficult to understand...More

2  Thank Darrylswife0701
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Alfonso was a wonderful guide and had all kinds of great information about Charleston from the local African American perspective. Stories about Charleston leaders, both good and bad, made us laugh and cry. Because Alfonso's accent is so strong, it can be hard to understand...More

Thank MackBethS
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Alphonso Brown was outstanding, not only knowledgeable but a joy to listen to. The Afro-American stories just come to life and you can just feel the history unfold.

Thank Edward P
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Listen closely to Mr. Brown because his Gullah accent is pretty thick. He is an awesome tour guide who adds humor and suspense to his ride. The tour I went on was a full bus and air conditioned well. It would have been kinda cool...More

3  Thank MsCinAtlanta
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Mr Brown was an AWESOME tour guide! The information he had was amazing. The van was cool seats were comfortable. The tour lasted about 2 hours but you can tell there was SO MUCH MORE history to be told!

Thank Thedivaladyd
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We did this tour on 06/30, and it was an informative and fun your. Beautiful coach bus, and the owner/tour guide was incredible. Worth every dollar.

Thank sejhoward68
Reviewed 11 July 2018

I really enjoyed learning more about Gullah culture through this tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and seemed to enjoy his work. He encouraged questions and had many humorous comments, especially about his book.

Thank janicej66
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Nikita A
8 July 2018|
Response from crocky66 | Reviewed this property |
This tour took you around the historic part of Charleston. You never leave the city limits. It’s mainly a historical tour of Charleston.
Kiki A
8 May 2018|
Response from Shirley L | Reviewed this property |
You have to fly into Charleston. Only one airport. Any downtown hotel will do.
Beverley G
31 March 2018|
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Response from Cheryl S | Reviewed this property |
I booked online and did not use a tour agency.