It's dark out there on the harbor and you will never see this seaport the same again after participating in one of these tours!
Enjoy a relaxing evening while cruising along Charleston's Waterways and taking in breathtaking views of her sunset silhouetted skyline.
Present your students with a unique experience and the opportunity to explore Charleston's rich heritage and natural habitats by boat.
If you are interested in exploring Charleston's "tideland treasures", this is the tour for you!
Experience Charleston's most unique History Tour by water, with a tour guide licensed by the City of Charleston!
Because you want every aspect of your "special weekend" to be perfect we would like to introduce you to our special and unique wedding offerings.
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Welcome to Sandlapper Tours! We are a locally owned and operated water based Charleston tours company offering History, Nature, Sunset, and Ghost Tours of the Charleston Harbor. If you prefer a private Charleston Tour, we offer private charters for up to 49 guests.
Board the “Palmetto”, our 45ft. motorized USCG certified catamaran and set out on the adventure of your choosing! Our maximum capacity is 49 people, making it possible for our guests to enjoy a small group setting as well as to interact with our guides. Experience Charleston’s rich heritage, maritime history and tideland treasures like never before!
We offer a Charleston Dinner Cruise with an assortment of options available to entertain your guests and their specific interests. Imagine your group experiencing a dining experience including Frogmore Stew, an Oyster Roast, or a Crab Boil on the beautiful beach of a Barrier Island. Sandlapper Tours specializes in private boat charters and would love to entertain your guests with this unique and authentic Charleston harbor dinner cruise.
Our Charleston Nature Tours and Charleston Historic Tours are proud to have a local naturalist, as well as a local historian aboard our tours who will interpret the sites your guests will see during the cruise. The Palmetto, a versatile catamaran, allows our Captain to smoothly handle the harbor’s waters, as well as navigate through salt marsh creeks and land the boat on the beach. You guests can now experience Charleston, its harbor, and Lowcountry living like never before.
All tours and charters depart from the Charleston Maritime Center, located at 10 Wharfside Street, not far from the S.C. Aquarium. Snacks, soft drinks, water, beer and wine are available for purchase. A restroom is available on the boat. Free parking and restrooms are also available at the Charleston Maritime Center.