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Private Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston

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This private horse-drawn carriage tour of downtown Charleston offers the flexibility to explore the Holy City at your own pace. You and your private party have the guide’s full attention, making it easy to ask unlimited questions and customize your itinerary. Plus, moving by horse-drawn carriage means covering more ground in less time.
You'll start at
8 Guignard St
8 Guignard St, Charleston, SC 29401, USAThe Big Red Barn 8 Guignard Street Charleston, SC 29401
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    Charleston City Market
    Stop: 10 minutes -
    Pass through the Charleston City Market during your Private Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston
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You'll end at
8 Guignard St
8 Guignard St, Charleston, SC 29401, USAThe Big Red Barn 8 Guignard Street Charleston, SC 29401
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  • Private horse-and-carriage tour of historic downtown Charleston
  • Learn about the city’s 200-year history on a fully narrated tour
  • Ride past parks, historic homes, churches, and more
  • Private tour offers flexible itinerary and face-to-face seating
What to Expect
Make your way to a centrally located stable in downtown Charleston to meet your private guide and board your carriage. Unlike most Charleston horse-and-carriage tours, this one has face-to-face seating for a more intimate experience with your private party. Tour through 20 blocks of the Charleston Historic District, visiting top sites, such as City Market, the Battery, or Rainbow Row. Your guide fills you in on more than 200 years of Charleston history—from its early days as a small colony to its recent revival—and you have plenty of time to ask questions. Plus, because this is a private tour, you can The tour concludes at the original departure point.
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Departure Point
8 Guignard St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Private Narrated Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride of Historic Charleston
  • Professional Driver/Guide
  • Private Small-group ride for up to 4 people
  • See top Charleston sites such as Rainbow Row and Charleston City Market.
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please select (1) during checkout for the group pricing of $200/carriage. Can accommodate 1-4 people per group.
  • A maximum of 4 people per group
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator
By: Palmetto Carriage Works
Saint Albans, Vermont
10 Days on the IOP & Charleston (Wild Dunes Resort)
Our horse was named "Mellow" and was a beautiful creature. Our tour guide "Tim"(?) was awesome sauce. Tim said he
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Made my husband do something touristy
And he actually said “that was time well spent.” Our carriage driver Ginger was fun and knowledgeable and horses
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Don’t miss it
Sean was knowledgeable and entertaining whiskey explaining the history of buildings, houses, and monuments. A
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Bales Family
Bendigo, Australia
Welcoming, Great customer service.
Service was second to none. We arrived for our 9am and waited patiently while the first carriage was loaded. The
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Great tour
Dana was the BEST tour guide...knowledgeable and very very informative. A great carriage ride. Friendly,
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Walpole, Massachusetts
Charleston carriage ride
We stay in the Charleston area every winter and bring our guests on a carriage ride. I've done so many of them
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Relaxing Tour with Great Guide
Loved taking this tour and learning not only about Charleston, but how well this company cares for the horses.
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Fantastic as always.
Ross was our guide. He was informative , knowledgeable, funny and amazing. This company is so wonderful, I’ve been
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Brattleboro, Vermont
Carriage ride
This was my 2nd carriage ride with Palmetto and I highly recommend them. It’s a great way to see historic
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Wonderful time
We had a wonderful experience with this company. We set this up prior to traveling and it was perfect. Very
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  • Duration: 1h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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