Award-Winning Guided Pirate Tours of Charleston
A fun and unique way to experience Charleston and learn about its deep, storied history, Charleston Pirate Tours is a tour guide service that operates in downtown Charleston’s historic district. Read on below to find out why you just might want to add Charleston Pirate Tours to your list of things to do on your Isle of Palms vacation!
Explore Charleston History with award-winning guides on one of Charleston Pirate Tours‘ fascinating tours: Pirate History, Ghost Tours, and Charleston’s only Children’s Tour. Customized private tours are also available.
During these 2-hour daily tours, your pirate tour guide and their trusty parrot companion will lead you and your guests through the streets of historic Charleston, giving informative in-depth historical commentary on the French Quarter, the Golden Age of Piracy, incredible ghost stories and true pirate stories. All tours include admission into the Powder Magazine Museum, as well as optional admission into the Old Exchange Building. Both buildings are historic landmarks, and purchasing a combination ticket that allows you and your guests to save $5.00 per person on admission into the Old Exchange Building. One note: parrots do not accompany guides on the daytime or evening Ghost Tours.
The Children’s Tour is another fun-filled and family-friendly option. Specially tailored for children under the age of 8 years, the Children’s Tour is a 1-hour tour that includes free souvenirs like a foam rubber sword and a balloon parrot while going on a treasure hunt and learning about pirate history in Charleston Harbor and White Point Gardens. The children are inducted into the pirate crew, practice sword drills, learn how to read maps for clues, make their own pirate flags, and more. The tour also keeps adults entertained with intriguing historical facts and funny anecdotes.
Pirate & Ghost Tour
With more than 300 years of history including the Colonial Period, the Revolution and the Civil War, Charleston has a vast collection of true pirate stories, ghost tales based on historic events, and fascinating legends of Gullah lore.
Dressed in period apparel, Eric and Sabrina, lead you on an adventure through one of the country’s most haunted cities.
With a little bit of pirate lore combined with ghost and Gullah legends, this tour will, in turn, scare you, touch you, and even make you laugh.
Daytime Ghost & History Tour
Some of Charleston’s most fascinating ghost stories are in areas that organized tours cannot go at night, so we offer you the chance to see these spooky sites during a daytime tour.
Duels, unrequited love, wars, and natural disasters have left us with more than our fair share of specters! Many of them roam the quiet streets in the city’s most picturesque neighborhoods, and that’s exactly where this tour goes.
Along the way, we’ll also share some interesting Charleston history tidbits.
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