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Historic Charleston Carriage Tour

1-Hour tour
Adult $50 | Child $40
Typically 9am to 5pm. Varies seasonally.
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Explore Charleston's Rich History with the City's Friendliest Guides and Extraordinary Horses

Our most popular tour!

Explore the city sites and get an engaging history lesson—all in one tour. Your friendly, certified guide and horse will take you on a tour of more than 2.5 miles and 30 blocks in historic Charleston downtown, combined with the stories from its 350 years of history. See the glorious gardens, magnificent mansions, famous landmarks, and distinct architectural styles that make Charleston so charming.

Historic Charleston Carriage Tour

$50 / Adult (ages 12+)

$40 / Child(ages 4-11)$0 / Infants(ages 0-3)

  • 1-hour tour of historic Downtown Charleston
  • Available daily, typically 9am to 5pm. Varies seasonally. Departs every 15-30 minutes
  • Up to 16 people per tour
  • Private row and carriage upgrades available
  • Starts 1 block from the Charleston City Market at 14 Anson St.
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Historic Charleston Carriage Tour

Why We Are a Leader of Charleston Guided Tours Since 1983

State-of-the-Art 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 tours, and caring for them is our top priority.
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Certified Guides

We use only top-tier Palmetto Guild certified guides for the most entertaining and accurate tour.
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Upgrades & Add Ons

Customize Your Tour

Make It A Private Tour

Upgrade to a Private Row

Get a row to yourself by filling the remaining seats for a discounted price. Each row has 4 seats.

$25 per empty seat

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Upgrade to a Private Carriage

Tour in an exclusive carriage with just your group. Available for groups up to 16 people. (Groups 17 or more, contact us.)

$700 per carriage

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Private Vis-à-Vis Carriage

Intimate, private carriage for 1-4 people.

$500

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Add on a Fort Sumter Tour

2 hrs 15 min | + $29 adults, + $17 children (4-11)

Dive deeper into Charleston's past with a tour of the infamous monument of the Civil War. Take this tour on the same day or different days.
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Add on a Harbor Cruise

90 min | + $30 adults, + $20 children (4-11)

Experience outstanding views and Charleston history from the waterways with a Charleson harbor tour. Take this tour on the same day or different days. (Available Mar-Dec)
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Essential Information to Plan Your Visit

  • Meet at Old South Carriage 14 Anson St., Charleston
  • Arrive 10 minutes before your tour.
  • We are proud to offer guests a comfortable, indoor meeting location with seating and restrooms.
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Guest Comfort
  • Restrooms: A restroom is available in our building at 14 Anson St. There will be no scheduled breaks during the 60-minute tour.

 

  • Accessibility: Everyone boards our carriages from an elevated platform accessed via an inclined ramp. Deboarding occurs from a separate elevated platform with 3 steps and a handrail to ground level. Guests with mobility issues will find that our accessibility accommodations rank among the best in the carriage tours industry.

 

  • Drinks: Stay hydrated with your own beverage (non-alcoholic) or water can be purchased at our office. We donate 25 cents of each bottled beverage sold to Water Missions International.
Planning for the Weather
  • We operate rain or shine with your safety in mind. Carriages are covered, and rain ponchos are available on-site for $2.00.
  • In the event of lightning, or when determined by the City of Charleston ordinance, both walking and carriage tours will be canceled. You’ll be notified in advance if a tour will be canceled.

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