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Gullah Heritage Trail Tours

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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hilton Head, SC
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Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

This was a great tour. I went hoping to learn more about Gullah history and I did! Would recommend this tour for sure. Irvin was an entertaining and well informed guide!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank julied448
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Besides getting and in depth and personal education about this rich culture, our guide Irvin gave us an enthusiastic history lesson of the region and the current influences of Hilton Head, way beyond the tourist's general impression. So worth the time and money...don't miss it!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lilliancoury
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Mel was our tour guide. This family-owned business goes deep into the Gullah culture with tour guides who are part of the culture itself. Mel shared many personal stories that made the tour that much more special. Take some time to poke in the museum...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peace500
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Went on this tour with a friend when visiting Hilton Head. Great activity for 2 hours. Nice family run tour organization. They care a great deal and want to share this important part of history. Groups are small so very personal and can ask individual...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank wdctraver
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Reserved a tour and the guide never showed. We phoned but he didn't pick up. Left a message and it was returned the next day. Sad way to run a business.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank larryrneal2016
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We traveled in a small van with a driverIrvin, who is a Gullah native. He gave us the history of the island and the different sections. It was great listening to someone who has lived on the island for over 70 years. He was a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank TrudyTay
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is the best half-hour tour on Hilton Head. Unfortunately, It is over two hours long. My wife and I wanted to learn more about the Gullah community so we took this tour. The bus is comfortable enough but there are only 2 stops when...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank SomersEMT
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Until this trip to South Carolina, I was not familiar with Gullah culture, language and heritage. I also did not know the history of Hilton Head. This tour enlightened me to both. Our guide, David, was funny and told interesting stories of his life on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank TucsonTeeter
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Irvin was a wonderful tour guide, giving a very intimate history of the island in general and the Gullah people specifically. Can’t help but to be inspired!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TaTanisha S
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

This was my first trip to South Carolina from my home in New York City. One goal was to understand the Gullah experience and culture of the sea islands. A comfortable bus transported us, guided by our tour guide who grew up on Hilton Head....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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6 June 2018|
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Response from conniei_13 | Reviewed this property |
It would be okay. There are opportunities to get out and walk around along the tour.
Marguerite G
6 May 2017|
Response from 817marianr | Reviewed this property |
Hope this answer not too late! Recommend car rental or taxi to go to starting point. Tour led by older member of Gullah community on mini van bus. Excellent and no fluff.