Historic Charleston Carriage Tours

Where History Meets Hospitality
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"If you do one thing while visiting Charleston, do this tour. You’ll be glad you did!" - Sherry H.

The Finest Carriage Tours in Charleston, SC, Delivered With Southern Hospitality

Authentic, Comfortable Carriages

Our modern carriages are designed for comfort for you and our horses, while maintaining an authentic look.
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Extraordinary Horses

Our beautiful horses are the stars of our Charleston carriage tours, and caring for them is our top priority.
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Certified Guides

Only top-tier Palmetto Guild certified guides lead our carriage rides in Charleston for the most entertaining and accurate tour.
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Historic Charleston Carriage Tours

Daytime
Public or Private
Historic Charleston Carriage Tour
$50Adult (ages 12+)
$40Child (ages 4-11)
$0Infants (ages 0-3)
Explore historic downtown Charleston with a friendly, engaging guide, a beautiful horse, and a comfortable carriage for a memorable 1-hour carriage ride through history.
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Evening
Public or Private
Haunted Carriage Tour
$50Adult (ages 12+)
$40Child (ages 4-11)
$0Infant (ages 0-3)
Ride in the twilight hours to see famous landmarks and hear surprising stories of ghosts, pirates, and patriots that make Charleston one of the most haunted cities in America.
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Millions served. Millions delighted.

We’ve been delighting guests since 1983. See what they have to say about our history-rich Charleston carriage tours.

About Old South Carriage Company

A Rich History Rooted In Providing The Best Tours In Charleston
We’ve been family owned and operated since 1983 when founder David Compton started touring guests with just three horses and a single carriage. Now, nearly 40 years later, we’ve given carriage tours in Charleston, SC to thousands of guests from all over the world.

We pride ourselves on delivering an authentic, Old South experience that our guests enjoy every time they join us for a horse carriage tour. These memorable, horse-drawn carriage rides have been improved over the decades, however, with state-of-the-art carriages that are built for comfort and seat 16 passengers.

Our team has grown as well and we now have a large staff of passionate, hard-working people—including our Palmetto Guild certified guides—that help make us the premier carriage tour in Charleston.

Book your spot on one of our Charleston carriage tours today for an unforgettable journey through the cobbled streets of our historic city.

Join a public tour

Join one of our already scheduled tours for an entertaining and informative tour, day or evening. Can be booked online.
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Book other tours or multiple carriages

For other tours or larger groups, we recommend booking at least 1-2 weeks in advance. Availability will vary by season. Our friendly team can book your group.
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