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Historic Charleston Carriage Tour

60 Minutes of Sightseeing

An Iconic Exploration of Charleston’s Rich History, from Charleston’s Friendliest Team

Clippity-clop your way back to colonial times in Charleston’s most comfortable carriages. Our certified tour guides and impressive draft horses will be your hosts as you enjoy the beauty and history of the Holy City.

Tour Details

  • 1-hour tour
  • Adult $40, Child $30
  • Available daily, departing every 15-30 minutes from 9 am to 5 pm
  • Up to 16 people per tour
  • Private row upgrade available
  • Starts 1 block from the Charleston City Market at 14 Anson Street. Directions

CARRIAGE TOUR

Historic Charleston Carriage Tour

Adults 12+

Children (4-11)

Infants (3 & Under)

Empty Seat for Extra Space

You can fill the remaining seats in your row at a discount. Each row has 4 seats.

$40

$30

FREE

$20

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Upgrade to a Private Row

Add Empty Seats for Extra Space

Want a row to yourself? You can fill the remaining seats in your row at a discount. Each row has 4 seats.

What to Expect

Rich History and Unique Charm

Look back 350 years to Colonial times with views and stories of antebellum mansions, churches, gardens and more!

Certified, Fun Storytellers

We use only top-tier Palmetto Guild certified guides for the best Charleston carriage tour experience. Let our storytellers take you back in time.

Charleston’s Friendliest Team and Most Comfortable Carriages

We are happy to serve our guests with top-notch Southern hospitality and the city’s most comfortable carriages.

Rich History and Unique Charm

Look back 350 years to Colonial times with views and stories of antebellum mansions, churches, gardens and more!

Certified, Fun Storytellers

We use only top-tier Palmetto Guild certified guides for the best Charleston carriage tour experience. Let our storytellers take you back in time.

Charleston’s Friendliest Team and Most Comfortable Carriages

We are happy to serve our guests with top-notch Southern hospitality and the city’s most comfortable carriages.

Charleston's Beautiful and Historic Sights

Charleston is full of beauty and charm that’s loved by millions. To manage traffic flow, the city of Charleston randomly assigns daytime carriage tour routes at time of departure. Whatever your route, you’re sure to get a fun, beautiful, and informative tour!

Customize Your Experience

Upgrades & Add-Ons

Upgrade: Private Row

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

Add-On: 90-minute Historic Walking Tour

+ $15

Add a more in-depth exploration of Charleston’s iconic sights and quaint byways.

Upgrade: Make it a Private Tour

An exclusive carriage for those who want to tour only with members of their own party. We offer private tours for couples, families, and groups.

Add-On: Fort Sumter Tour

+ $27

Dive deeper into the history of Charleston with a tour of monumental Fort Sumter.

Essential Tips For Your Visit

Meeting location:

Meet at 14 Anson St. Charleston, SC 29401

We are proud to offer guests a comfortable, indoor meeting location with seating and restrooms.

Arrive 10 minutes prior to your tour.

Find parking lots and garages near us using Parkopedia.

City-metered street parking is free on Sundays.

You can also park at the Visitor’s Center and ride the free Downtown Area Shuttle (DASH) to the Market.

Restrooms: A restroom is available in our building at 14 Anson St. There will be no scheduled breaks during the 60-minute tour.

AccessibilityEveryone 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 of the carriage tours. 

Drinks: Stay hydrated with your own beverage or water can be purchased at our office. We donate 25 cents of each bottled beverage sold to Water Missions International.

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.

Millions served. Millions delighted.

We’ve run over 220,000 Charleston carriage tours and walking tours and served millions of guests since 1983. Here’s what they’re saying:

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