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ashleydd07

Lee was our guide and was very knowledgeable about the history of Charleston! She is very good at storytelling and shared some very interesting stories!!

Response from Boykin123

We are glad you enjoyed the tour! Leigh has been with us since 2007. She is a very good storyteller. Thanks for coming out with us and taking the time to write a review! We hope to see you again in the future! Captain Bryan

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Helen Wheeler

Great tour! Nice boat and friendly staff. A little difficult to hear the narration over the engines--otherwise great.

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Thanks so much for your review and 4 star rating! We are so glad that you enjoyed the Haunted Harbor Tour. The Captain must not have had the PA system turned up very loud as there are speakers throughout the boat. I am sorry that happened and will make sure that our guides ask to make sure that everyone can hear alright.

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SammyLovesBooks

The best part of this cruise was the views of the Charleston Harbor as the sun set. Then the creepy ghost stories began as it got dark. It got a little cold out on the water, but I totally enjoyed it. My husband had a few beers and the tour…

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Thank you so much for the detailed review! We are so glad that y'all had a great time on the Ghost Tour. We hope y'all enjoyed your time in Charleston.

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michellemK1954RQ

Captain Phillip and Mimi (Meme?) were excellent tour guides on the ghost cruise. We got a little lost on the way to the dock and we got a call from the tour 10minutes before boarding and they were extremely understanding and helpful with …

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Response from Boykin123

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review! We are happy you enjoyed the tour! It was a perfect evening, calm seas and great sunset along with a great storyteller! We hope to see you again in the future!

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Captain Bryan

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Greiner

Yes! I definitely recommend Sandlapper Water Tours. Toured the Charleston harbor on September 28 and thoroughly enjoyed the nature tour. The owner answered questions when I inquired about the tour and gave me helpful information. The boat …

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MaryOk

On time, casual, nice size vessel and group.

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Thank you Mary, for the 5 star rating and great review! We appreciate it....

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woolythyme

My wife and I highly recommend the sunset tour. The captain and guide were well informed and entertaining, and the sunset was beautiful. The captain's recommendations for sightseeing and restaurants were quite helpful and greatly …

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Thanks for taking the time to write a review and coming out with us! We hope you enjoyed your stay in Charleston! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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Pegge C

Thoroughly enjoyed our ghost tour last night. It was a perfect evening to be on the water. The beautiful sunset was the icing on the cake. Mimi was a great ghost storyteller and Captain Phil took great care of us. I highly recommend this …

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Chris Williams

Great tour. The captain and tour host were both great. The ghost stories and history lessons were top notch. High recommend.

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Chris, we are so glad that y'all enjoyed the ghost tour! We appreciate the 5 star review and recommendation.

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wmh2017

Just seeing the battery from the water was good enough (relaxing and beautiful) but add in Lee, our tour guide and Jeff, the captain made it a great time!

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Thank you for coming out with us.and taking the time to write a review. We are happy you enjoyed the tour! We hope to see you again in the future! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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heathermcalister2

I'm so glad we booked this tour! It was even a rainy day and we had so much fun! The naturalist told us a lot of facts about the animals and also about the history in the area. It was great for both kids & adults! I highly recommend this …

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Response from Boykin123

Thanks for coming out with us! You can still have fun on a boat when it's a light rain. We had a roof over our head! We hope to see you again in the future on a sunny day!

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julestravels2

We really enjoyed the unique evening spent touring the harbor, hearing all about the history of Charleston. Our guide was very knowledgeable and told many stories of people who lived and died in the city throughout the past 400 years. We …

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Response from Boykin123

Thanks for coming out with us and writing a great review! We enjoyed taking y'all out!We are glad y'all enjoyed the tour! Yes! They just started construction last week last week for a new museum. We lost our parking a month ago. The only place to park is on the street and Aquarium parking garage which is only a 5 min walk.

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Edward Winters

It was a very beautiful and informative.

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Edward, thank you for the 5 star rating! We are glad that you enjoyed the tour.

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Ashley Strickland

We went on the Ghost Harbour Tour. Our guide was fun and was an amazing story-teller! The tour was a splash!

Response from business owner

Haha! 🙂 Ashley, thanks so much for the 5 star review! We are so glad that you enjoyed Mimi's story telling! We agree, she is awesome! Glad ya'll didn't get wet!!

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Chad M

It was good and very intuitive

Clayton Gibson

Had a great time on the ghost harbour tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and fun.

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Thanks Clayton for the 5 star rating and review! We are glad that you had a great time on the Haunted Harbor Tour!

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CorinneC1117

I was here for my 40th birthday celebration with my two best friends. We had an amazing time on the cruise. Our tour guide was absolutely wonderful. He was funny and very knowledgeable. I would recommend this cruise to anyone who loves the …

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Response from Boykin123

Happy 40th! We are glad you and your friends enjoyed the tour! Eddie is very good and knowledgeable! He has written 3 books on Charleston Ghosts! We hope y'all had a great time in Charleston! Thanks for coming out with us!

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Raven Foyt

My partner and I were looking for fun things to do in Charleston while we were visiting and came across this. We were not disappointed! Was a beautiful cruise full of spooky historical stories and Lee was great at telling them! Would highly…

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Response from business owner

Raven, we are so glad that y'all enjoyed the Haunted Harbor Tour and could not agree with you more about Leigh's story telling skills...We will be sure to pass this review on to Leigh. Thanks so much for the recommendation!

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Chalkley11

Took the tour tonight and had a great time. The tour guide is super knowledgeable and very easy to listen to. Wish it was cooler outside, but a great time none the less.

Response from Boykin123

We are glad y'all enjoyed the tour! Thanks for coming out with us! We hope you had a great time in Charleston! Yes! We have at least another month of heat! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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Boots Gifford

The presentation was fun and engaging. I took my family from out of town and it was great to hear all the stories. Definitely different history than you hear on a lot of the traditional tours. Only downside — no restrooms available while …

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Response from business owner

We are so glad that you and your family enjoyed the haunted harbor tour and appreciate you taking the time to write a review! We apologize that the Charleston Maritime Center locks its bathrooms when they close for the night. There is a "head" (bathroom) aboard the Palmetto. Thanks again..

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Cindy B

I can’t recommend this tour enough! We had a wonderful time with Cap and Smiley.

Cap took time to give each kid a turn and driving the boat and offered great suggestions for sightseeing and restaurants.

Smiley truly has a passion for …

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Response from Boykin123

We are happy you enjoyed the tour! We hope to see you again in the future! The sunset is different every night and you never know what you are going to see! Thanks for coming out with us!

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Experience726477

We had a great time! The staff did a great job and obviously were well informed of Charleston history.

Response from Boykin123

Thanks for taking the time and writing a review and coming out with us! We are happy you enjoyed the tour! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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John Galgano

Had so much fun on the sunset cruise... we are now looking forward to the Ghost Cruise.

Response from business owner

John, we are so glad y'all had fun on the Sunset Cruise and appreciate you taking the time to write such a great review...we really appreciate it! We are looking forward to seeing you aboard the Palmetto for our Haunted Harbor Tour....

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Sonya B

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening on the water listening to Mr. Macy tell ghost stories of Charleston! Would highly recommend

Response from Boykin123

We are glad you enjoyed the tour and listening to Eddie's story's. Thanks for coming out with us! We hope to see you again in the future! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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waylonious

Captain of the ship was a retired doctor and a local (can't remember his name unfortunately). He was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. His laid back attitude and friendliness made the entire trip wonderful.

The guy speaking and giving …

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Response from Boykin123

Thanks for the great review and coming out with us! We are glad you enjoyed the stories and Eddie's witty humor! Eddie is one of our old salt's and has been with us longer than any other guide. He has also written a view books on Charleston Ghosts. Great night to be on the water. Jeff has been with us for a few years and is a great guy and Captain! We hope to see you again in the future!

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David K

Loved this! Very interesting ghost stories packed with history which we loved! All the while cruising the harbor on a perfect night! Would definitely recommend!

Response from Boykin123

Thanks for coming out with us and taking the time to write a review! Thanks for the picture. It was a full moon that night! Great night to be on the water! We hope to see you again in the future! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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J R

This excursion was good light fun. Lee was very knowledgeable and engaging! Great time for groups and family fun! Sunset and full moon were beautiful contrasts!

Response from Boykin123

Thank you for coming out and taking the time to write a review! It was a beautiful Sunset and the moon was almost Full! I was on the boat that night! We are glad your family enjoyed the tour! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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TDS218

Our family of four loved our 2 hour nature boat tour! We have a 12 year old daughter and a 16 year old son and everyone was engaged throughout the tour. Nicky Smiley was such an enthusiastic guide with lots of great information to share and…

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Response from Boykin123

Thanks for coming out and taking the time to write a review! We are glad your family enjoyed it! Nick is a very enthusiastic guide. You can tell he enjoys what he does! I'm glad y'all found some shark's teeth. They can be hard to find if you don't know what you are looking for. You had a great teacher! We hope to see you again in the future!

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Mavis T

The trip was awesome! I enjoyed it very much! I learned a lot about the area from our guide who did a wonderful job of explaining it all 👍

Jean Marie Smith

We took the Haunted Harbour cruise which was an enjoyable boat ride in the harbour and under the Ravenel Bridge. The story teller was good at telling the tales and his personally autographed book is available for purchase. Great for …

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Response from business owner

Ms. Smith, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review. We are so glad y’all enjoyed the Haunted Harbor Tour. Ed Macy was your guide. He is well known by many in Charleston for his extensive knowledge on history and ghosts. Thanks again!

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Ashlee Lafferty

We did the nature tour and it was amazing- everything I hoped for. Definitely saw dolphins too, so I don't know why you would pay for a dolphin sighting tour when you can do this and get so much more out of it. The guide/naturalist was very…

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Response from business owner

Ashlee, thanks so much for taking the time to write such a great review! We are so glad y’all enjoyed the Nature Tour. Hope to see y’all aboard the Palmetto again soon.

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Debbieumul

Very enjoyable boat ride to Morris Island. We saw a group of Dolphins. Jenna was informative and Murrey was a great Captain.

Response from Boykin123

Thanks for taking the time to write a review and coming out with us! We are glad you enjoyed the tour! We hope to you again in the future! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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allisoncamp

We had a wonderful time on this tour! It was very laid back and informational, the price is right and the crew were amazing! The captain was a fellow wrestler and that made it even better!

Response from Boykin123

Thanks for coming out with us and taking the time to write a review ! We are happy your family had a great time on the Sunset and hopefully the dolphins showed up for y'all! We hope to see you again in the future!

Thanks,

Captain Bryan

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Amberh0811

Me and my girl friends decided last minute to do the haunted ghost tour and we very much enjoyed it! It wasn’t cheesy like some ghost tours could be, instead it was an insightful look into some historic events that happened in Charleston.

Response from Boykin123

Thank you for taking the time and write a review! We are very happy that you and your friends enjoyed the tour! We hope to see you again in the future and we hope you enjoyed your time here in Charleston! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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321tinaf

The cruise was awesome seeing Charleston from the water at night. I was not thrilled with the ghost stories. They were OK but I have done the ghost tour in Salem and found theirs to be spooky. I had hoped it would be spooky.

Response from Boykin123

Thanks for taking the time to write a review and we are glad you liked the tour! Being out on the water at night cruising real slow is part of the experience. People get different experiences. Sorry, it wasn't spooky enough for you. We are happy you enjoyed being out on the water at night! We hope you enjoyed your stay in Charleston!

Captain Bryan

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Christine F

We thoroughly enjoyed the sunset cruise. Staff could not have been nicer... we had a mixed age crowd and all enjoyed! Highly recommend!!! Sunset was beautiful!

Response from Boykin123

Thanks for taking the time and write a review! We are happy you enjoyed the Sunset Cruise! You never get the same sunset from day to day and you never know what you might see! We hope to see y'all again in the future!

Thanks,

Captain Bryan

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Kay Wriggelsworth

nice boat, friendly staff, very interesting facts about area, would do again and also recommend to friends.

Response from business owner

Kay, we are so glad you had a great experience on the Sunset Cruise! Thank you for the great review....and your business. Hope to see you aboard the Palmetto again soon!

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Anna Dahlstrom

Chill sunset tour. Captain Tim was cool. Crystal were very knowledgeable on the eco life of the Charleston area. She gave a little info on the historical sites as we waited to see some of the animals. Definite highlight was seeing the …

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Response from business owner

Anna, thank you so much for sharing your experience with others! We are so glad you were able to chill out and relax on the Sunset Cruise!! We really appreciate the great review. Hope to see you aboard the Palmetto again soon. Thanks for your business.

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artsyqueen

My Mom and I really enjoyed this tour. It was really interesting to learn about the different haunted areas in Charleston. The two stories that really stick out in my mind are the Pirates and the Bridge. If you like Ghost Stories and …

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Response from Boykin123

We are glad you enjoyed the ghost tour and thanks for taking the time to write a review ! We hope you enjoyed your stay in Charleston!

Captain Bryan

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DawnE986

The captain and first mate were excellent! Although it is not a ‘narrated’ sunset tour, the crew shared great information regarding the different sites that made the cruise so interesting – we very much enjoyed this aspect. In fact, our …

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Christine Fitzpatrick

The sunset harbor cruise was great! Staff was accommodating, funny and knowledgeable! We thoroughly enjoyed the evening... both young and old!

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Thank you so much Christine! We are so glad that y'all enjoyed the Sunset Cruise..We appreciate the great review and your business.

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Julie Chapman

We had such a great time on the nature tour! Traveling with a 6 year old you never know what will keep their attention but my daughter loved this boat trip so much. We all learned so much about the history of the area and the natural world …

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Response from business owner

Julie, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review! We are so happy that y'all had a great time. And that we helped make great memories. We look forward to welcoming you back aboard the Palmetto again soon!!

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ElieDC

Ed have a solid tour combining history, ghost tour, and a touch of comedy and wit. The cruise gave great views of the coast and bridges. Beverages were available for sale, and there is a small bathroom on board.

Response from Boykin123

We are glad you enjoyed the tour! You get a whole different perspective of being on the water at night! We hope you enjoyed your stay in Charleston and we hope to see you again in the future! Thanks, Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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H4565ERmichelep

We had a fantastic time on this tour. Smiley was our naturalist. We hauled some blue crab from a trap, saw lots of dolphins, and spent a half hour or so on an island looking for critters, shells and shark teeth my wife found a shark tooth …

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Response from Boykin123

Thank you for coming out with us and taking the time to write a review! You never know what you'll find on Morris Island. Shark's teeth are a favorite! We hope to see you again in the future!

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Captain Bryan

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John Merritt

Perfect relaxing end to a wonderful day. Great guide without being intrusive. Beautiful waterfront with lots of dolphins and sea birds.

Would recommend to anyone. Couples or families with children.

Response from business owner

John, thanks so much for taking the time to write such a great review. We really appreciate it. So glad you were able to relax and enjoy the experience! Your recommendation means a lot to us...hope to see you aboard the Palmetto again soon.

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Debbie Westerhuis

Captain Phil and Crystal did a great job. The history around the harbor, the dauphins, and the great sunset led to a great cruise. Will do this again when we are in Charleston.

Highly recommend this cruise.

Response from business owner

Debbie, thank you so much! We appreciate you taking the time to write such a nice review. So glad y'all enjoyed the sunset cruise! Will definitely pass the shout outs to Captain Phil and Crystal. They do an amazing job.. We look forward to welcoming you aboard the Palmetto when you return to Charleston.

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JERRY HOLBROOK INSURANCE

Nice tour. My son enjoyed all of the different sea creatures.

Response from business owner

Jerry, thank you so much for the 5 star review! We really appreciate it. So happy to hear that y'all enjoyed the nature tour and that your son enjoyed seeing the different marine wildlife. Thanks again!

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Scott E

Was the best time of our Charleston trip this time for sure. Very professional and super informative. We had our two sixteen and seventeen yr old girls with us and they loved it. Do not miss the opportunity to hear some great history and …

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Response from Boykin123

Hey Scott,

I'm glad you and your family enjoyed the tour! Thanks for taking the time to write a review! We hope y'all enjoyed your stay in Charleston and we hope to see you again in the future!

Captain Bryan

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Brad2 Dickerson

Very polite and well informative about the area truly enjoyed the atmosphere and personal touch the captain and first mate gave to each person....also Thank You for the shout out to my wife for her birthday it made her day that much more …

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Response from business owner

Brad, thank you! We are so glad y'all enjoyed your experience on our Sunset Cruise. We appreciate the kind words and the great review! You are welcome...so glad your wife had a special birthday!

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Linda Gantt

Great sunset cruise and tour of the Charleston Harbor. Capt Jeff and Naturalist Nick did an awesome job. Highly recommend this boat tour.

Response from business owner

Linda, thank you so much for the great review and recommendation! It means a lot! We are so glad y'all had a great time on the Sunset Cruise. Hope to see y'all aboard the Palmetto again soon.

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Jamie S

Great time! Excellent and interesting stories told! We learned so much about the history of Charleston!

Response from Boykin123

Thanks for coming out with us and taking the time to write a review! We are glad you enjoyed the tour! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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qualls98

Jeff and Smiley were awesome!! Great cruise of the harbor, saw dolphins and several historical points. Our family really enjoyed the cruise and staff.

Response from Boykin123

Thanks for coming out with us and taking the time to write a review! We are happy your family enjoyed the cruise! We hope to see you again the next time you are in Charleston! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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Tracy Adkison

Capt. Jeff and Crystal were awesome! The sunset and water was beautiful! Very knowledgeable in Charleston history.

Response from business owner

Tracy, thank you so much for the 5 star rating! We are so glad you enjoyed the Sunset Cruise. We could not agree more, Captain Jeff and Crystal are awesome!

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Sara F

The perfect boat tour for our young child. “Smiley” is knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and flexible. He captivated everyone’s attention, including our 2 YO. He is a natural with a group of diverse ages and interests.

We saw crabs, dolphins, …

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Response from Boykin123

I love your headline! I'll tell Smiley! HE's a great naturalists and his enthusiasm is contagious! He's great with all age groups! Thanks for taking the time to write a review and coming out with us! We hope to see you next time you are in Charleston! We are glad you enjoyed the tour and "Smiley"

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Stacey P

The tour guide was very entertaining and well spoken. Great stories and educational experience. Highly recommended if visiting Charleston.

Response from Boykin123

Hey Stacey,

Thanks for taking the time to write a review and come out with us! We are happy that you enjoyed the ghost tour. It is very fun and you get a whole new perspective of being on the water at night! We hope to see you again while in Charleston!

Captain Bryan

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Samantha H

I highly recommend this tour as a way to see Charleston from a different perspective. It was very relaxing and not over-crowded (even on a Friday night). The first mate had a great personality which allowed for a good time.

Response from Boykin123

Hey Samantha, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and coming out with us! We are glad y'all enjoyed the Sunset Cruise! We hope to see you again next time you are in Charleston! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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ea234

We had such an enjoyable time being on the boat. We did the last tour starting at 9:15 and it was so cool having Mimi point out different attractions as she told stores. Here and Capt. Phil were such a great pair to take us on a historical …

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Response from Boykin123

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and a great review! ! We are happy you enjoyed the ghost tour. It was a beautiful night last night and was actually fairly cool for this time of year! Mimi and Captain Phil do make a great team! We hope to see you again in the future and hope you enjoyed your time in Charleston!

Captain Bryan

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Comedyx2

This is the perfect 2-hour tour to end a long hot day. Relax and listen to easy music, have a drink, and cruise. The guides point out the points of interest along the way. It is a truly enjoyable evening!

Response from Boykin123

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and go out with us! We are glad you enjoyed the Sunset Cruise! We hope to see you again in the future! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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Robb Rose

If you only do one thing when in Charleston.... do THIS!

We had an amazing adventure today with Captain Murray and Tour Guide & Naturalist Nick Smiley. Started off looking at a baby puffer fish, then hearing all about the historical battles…

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Response from business owner

Robb, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review! We are so glad that you had such a great experience with us and that we were the highlight of your vacation! So glad to hear this! We look forward to welcoming y'all aboard the Palmetto the next time you are in Charleston!

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Tamara Haag

We had a wonderful nature cruise. We saw dolphins, were taught about local wildlife, and were shown live crabs and other animals while on board the ship. The nature guide was very knowledgeable. We had some bad weather, and the captain was …

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Tamara, thank you so much for the 5 star review! And for taking the time to share your experience. We are so glad y'all enjoyed the nature tour. We hope to see you aboard the Palmetto again soon! Thanks again..

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James G

My wife & I had a great time on the 2 hour Eco-boat tour. The guide (John) was terrific. He taught us about the Blue Crabs that live in the waters here. We also saw & learned about the dolphins that feed in the bay. We stopped on a small …

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Response from Boykin123

Hey James,

Thanks for the great review and most importantly we are glad you and your wife had a great time! We hope to see you in the future and hope you enjoyed your stay in Charleston!

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gwmudfish

This was a memorable sunset cruise in beautiful Charleston harbor. The best part of the cruise was the crew, Captain Jeff and our guide Nick. They were both very personable and a lot of fun. It was a very pretty night and we were lucky to …

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Response from Boykin123

Thanks for coming out with us last night and writing a great review! Captain Jeff and Smillie are great hosts! Every evening is different on the water! It was awesome the other night with the moon! I'm glad the dolphins showed up for you in full force! We look forward to taking you back out next time you are in Charleston!

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glendarae aycock

Really enjoyed the sunset Cruise. Got to take some beautiful pictures. The Captain and his first mate were both personable and informative..

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Glendarae, thank you! We are so glad y'all enjoyed the sunset cruise and really appreciate you taking the time to write a review.

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Louis Geilenfeldt

Amazing tour. I've lived in Charleston for two years and did this tour on a whim with my mom while she was visiting from WI. Gorgeous view of Charleston, relaxing boat ride, and amazing tour guides with the best stories and atmosphere.

Response from business owner

Louis, thank you so much for the great review! We are so glad we could help provide an amazing experience for you and your mother. We hope to see you aboard the Palmetto again soon.

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285mindeeh

We had a great time! Mimi was a great guide and it was well with the money spent. The 90 minutes went fast and we all wished for more time on the boat and more stories!

Response from Boykin123

I'm glad y'all enjoyed the tour! Thank goodness the weather held that night! Mimi is a great guide and has been with us for 3 years now. We hope to see you again in the future! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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StephanieWoodR

We had a great morning on the nature tour. Easy and fun. Kids absolutely loved it, 12 & 9 years old. They enjoyed seeing the pelicans, dolphins, and crabs. Our youngest really like Jena, who was very informative about the different kinds of shells and...

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Response from Boykin123

Hey Stephanie, I'm glad ya'll enjoyed the tour and thanks for taking the time to write a review! The nature is great for all ages! Very fun and informative! We hope you enjoyed your time in Charleston! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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roccreazzo

Definitely worth it. Nick was full of interesting nuggets of history and nature. 2 hours flew by! Respect for the crew and surprised by the extensive history of Charleston.

Response from Boykin123

Thanks for taking the time to write a review and come out with us! We are glad you enjoyed the tour! We hope to see you in the future next time you are in Charleston! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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Robb R

We had an amazing adventure today with Captain Murray and Tour Guide & Naturalist Nick Smiley. Started off looking at a baby puffer fish, then hearing all about the historical battles at all the forts, a stop at a crab trap where family got…

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Response from Boykin123

Thank you for the great review and taking the time to write it! We are happy when our customers are happy. Thanks for letting us be a part of your vacation! We hope to see you in the future!

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springman5621

This 2-hour nature boat tour was wonderful!! We saw some dolphins right after we left the port. Captain and guide have a lot knowledge about creatures and they are friendly to kids. I am so happy I took this tour and I highly recommend it!!

Response from Boykin123

Thanks for taking the time to write a review and coming out with us! We hope you enjoyed your time in Charleston and we hope to see you again in the future! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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Sherryl Falvey

I booked a harbor tour for my husband and I since we hadn’t had a date in a long time it was a sunset cruise and it was amazing !! The captain was very knowledgeable of the area had grown up here we talked about various times of the year …

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Response from business owner

Hi Sherryl! I am glad you and your husband made time for a date night. And that you chose to come out on our Sunset Cruise. Most importantly, that you had an amazing time! Thanks so much for the great review! We look forward to seeing y'all aboard the Palmetto again soon...

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DevilDogEats

My family came down from the upstate and we decided to give this a go. We all really enjoyed the history, ghost stories, and views of the Harbor. The guide had volumes of information and was very articulate. The captain was very polite and …

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Response from Boykin123

We are happy your family enjoyed the tour and taking the time to write a review! Saturday night was a perfect evening to be out and wasn't as humid as it usually is. We hope to see you in the future!

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Allan W

We loved the tour on July 1st. Funny, informative historically, beautiful serene waters. Pirate Vegas story was the best. Will do this again.

Response from Boykin123

Thanks for taking the time to write a review and coming out with us! We are glad you enjoyed the tour! We hope to see you in the future! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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62221

I loved the haunted boat cruise. I am fairly handicapped with a leg amputation. The Captain and his crew went above expectations to make sure I was safe and comfortable. This was the best experience of out entire vacation.

Response from Boykin123

Thank you for the kind review and coming out with us! We are glad you enjoyed it and we were your favorite part of your vacation. We try to accommodate everyone's needs! We hope to see you again in the future and we hope y'all enjoyed your stay in Charleston,

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teagangsta

My wife and I went on this boating tour while staying in the area. It was nice, and not very intimidating. There were a lot of family’s on board with a younger girls birthday or two but everyone was pleasant. The stories were great to …

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Thanks for coming out with us last week! We are glad you enjoyed the Ghost Tour! It's a fun way to get out on the water at night and experience Charleston Harbor from a different perspective. We hope to see you again in the future!

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Ben Dunson

Had a wonderful evening on the sunset cruise yesterday with my wife. Our guides were extremely friendly/nice and had great information about the things/places around the harbor for tourists like myself. A very relaxing couple hours with a …

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Ben, thank you so much for sharing such a detailed review of your experience! We are so glad that you and your wife enjoyed our sunset cruise. We are thankful for your recommendation! Hope to see you aboard the Palmetto again soon...

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K8037QDmikeh

Smiley & Captain Joe were awesome! The whole family had so much fun. It was a hot day but the boat was shaded and very comfortable. We all enjoyed the narration but especially the crab pots!

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Thanks for coming out with us and taking the time to write a review! We are happy you enjoyed the trip and I'm glad we caught some crabs that day in the trap! We hope to see you again in the future!

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Cigan25

This was the perfect outing for friends from out of town. Nick and our captain, Chris?, kept us entertained by describing the area with a bit of history, pulling up a crab pot to learn about crabbing techniques and the crabs, and a stroll …

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Thanks for coming out with us and taking the time to write a review! We are glad you enjoyed the tour! Yes! The nature tour is fun for everyone and all ages. We hope to see you again in the future!

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Greg Nottingham

We were told by cpt Jerry that we would be okay to bring our 5 yo. daughter on the ghost tour since Mimi was the guide. Mimi conducted the tour in a way that was family friendly but still kept with the theme of the tour. I would definitely …

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Greg, thank you so much for such a great review! We are so glad y'all enjoyed the Ghost Tour. And you are absolutely correct, Mimi does a great job. So glad your 5 year old daughter enjoyed the trip as well!

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Joann J

The ride was very nice and we saw a beautiful sunset !!! The employees were very knowledgeable and nice !!! They took pictures of us and they did an excellent job!!! I would go on this trip again !!!

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Hey Joann, Thanks for taking the time to write a review and come out with us! I'm glad you enjoyed the cruise and we hope to see you again in the future! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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BlueRoses44

Awesome tour of the Charleston harbor! Loved the fun ghost stories and the sunset was beautiful! My mom and I had such a fun time on this outing! Highly recommend.

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We are glad you and your mom had a great time! It's fun being out on the water at night! Glad you enjoyed the stories and thanks for taking the time to write a review! We hope to see you again in the future!

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mooselover4316

The night was perfect the stories as although not scary were very entertaining and informative would do it again

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Thanks for taking the time to write a review! We are glad you enjoyed it. It was a perfect night! You get a whole different perspective on the water at night! Thanks for coming out with us! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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babzs2018

We absolutely had a blast on this tour! It takes you all around the peninsula and underneath the ravenal bridge! Mimi was an amazing story teller and captain Jerry was very funny! The stories were also really intriguing! The water was …

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Response from Boykin123

I'm glad y'all had fun and thanks for taking the time to write a review! We hope y'all enjoyed your stay in Charleston! You get a whole new perspective of being out in Charleston Harbor at night. When the loggerhead turtles stop nesting and hatching in mid September the bridge is lit up. Really cool site to see!

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thistrip

My husband & I decided to do this cruise while waiting in line for another event. I booked it on my phone same day. When we got there the check-in girl at the small dock booth was friendly. We walked over to the rail to view the Catamaran…

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Thanks for taking the time to write a review and we are glad you enjoyed the Cruise! If you saw a manatee that was special we see them a few times of year! Just to clarify the catamaran , you have sailing cats and powered cats. As you well know we are not a sailing cat. Pontoons are made of steel and aluminum and our rounded at the end and don't do well in Saltwater and are real bouncy. A catamaran is usually made from fiberglass and is shaped to cut through the water, even if conditions are rough. Catamarans are very stable boats. The maker of our boat is Corinthian Catamarans. I know it can be confusing if you are not a boat person. Just wanted to clarify. Thanks for the 5 star and we hope y'all enjoyed your stay in Charleston!

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Jesse Nix

We did the late night ghost/pirate tour. Our guide was Mimi, and she was absolutely fantastic. The stories were interesting and creepy, but seeing the harbor at night from the boat was gorgeous!

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Jesse, thank you for the great review! We are so glad y'all enjoyed the ghost tour...We couldn't agree more about Mimi. She is a great guide!

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Dewilla Goldate

Great sunset tour. Definitely a fun adventure to do while in Charleston during the evening. I’m sure daytime tours are just as fun.

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Dewilla, we are so glad that you had a fun adventure on our Sunset Cruise! Thank you so much for the great review! We would love to see you again aboard the Palmetto for our other tours.

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Vtrockwe

This was an amazing tour!!! Nick and Murray made this a remarkable day!! We hear detailed information about the dolphins and blue crabs in the harbor and even got to hold them! Nick and Murray were quite the team, backpacking off each other…

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We are glad y'all enjoyed it! It was a awesome day to be out yesterday on the Water. We hope to see you again in the future and we hope you enjoyed your time in Charleston!

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pp1010

My 21 year-old daughter and I booked the cruise to see Charleston from the water and a beautiful sunset and we weren’t disappointed. Boarding was on time and easy and the captain and Jenna were friendly and knowledgeable. Would definitely …

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Thanks for taking the time to write a review! We are happy you and your daughter enjoyed the Cruise! Thanks for coming out with us! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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PowerBillnTN

Captain and cruise was great. Narrator could use some practice on delivery and details, but all in all it was very enjoyable. Seeing the bridge lights go off from the middle of the channel was great. Well worth the money and time.

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Thanks for coming out with us and taking the time to write a review and thanks for coming out with us!The guide you had that night was his first trip on his own. Very well versed and knowledgeable. It usually takes some time to get your whereabouts in the harbor and timing down. He has been on the boat over a dozen times on his own time to learn. He'll improve. We are the only one in Charleston that do a ghost tour on the water at night! I have had very experienced walking tour guides come out with us and say there is no way they could do this because of the whereabouts of where they are. We hope you enjoyed your stay in Charleston!

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Stephen D

Relaxing, beautiful sunset cruise with Captain Jeff and Sarah. Beautiful views of the harbor and surrounding coastal area. Good narration for points of interest but plenty of quiet time to simply enjoy the views and the experience. Definitely will schedule again. Also planning a beachcomber...

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Thanks for coming out with us last night! We are glad you enjoyed the Cruise and thanks for taking the time to write a review. We hope you enjoyed your stay in Charleston! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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Paula K

Had a nice ride out to Morris Island, saw two groups of dolphins, lots of birds, and had a nice walk on the beach with my teenage son. The crew was super helpful.

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Thanks for coming out with us! I'm glad you got to spend some special time with your son! We are happy you enjoyed the tour! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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GoPurdueBoilermakers

The boat captain and our guide were awesome. They were both very knowledgeable and fun. The harbor was great to see at sunset.

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Thanks for coming out with us and taking the time to write a review! We are glad y'all enjoyed the Sunset Cruise! Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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S Fritz

Awesome! The sunset was spectacular. The crew was amazing. The information about the harbor and history of Charleston during the cruise was great. And dolphins! We will definitely do this again!

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Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review! We really appreciate it! We can't wait to see you aboard the Palmetto again soon....

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Kiah Beaucage

So fun, perfect for all ages. We took a 1 and 3 year old, all of us loved it!

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Thank you Kia for taking the time to write a review. We are so happy that y'all had a great time. We hope to see you aboard the Palmetto soon.

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DGoldate

We had a great time. Will definitely use This sunset cruise company again!!! They managed to save my jacket that I left the evening before. We were also fortunate to me some folks from Indiana... best night ever. Thank you a million times …

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We are happy y'all had a great time! We are glad you enjoyed it! We look forward to taking you back out next time you are in Charleston! Thanks, Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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laurah0407

Nick was our tour guide/bartender for the sunset cruise. You could tell he loves his job and interacting with people on the boat. He is very knowledgeable about Charleston and the history that has occured there. I would definitely do this …

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Response from Boykin123

Thanks for coming out with us! We are glad you enjoyed the Sunset! Nick is one of our new guides! His enthusiasm is contagious! Thanks for taking the time to write a review! We hope to see you again in the future!

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whitney C

On our last night in Charleston my daughter and i went on the haunted ghost harbor tour! It was fantastic! Full of ghost stories tied to the history of Charleston! Awesome story teller and historian narrated the cruise, and the there was …

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Hey Whitney,

Thank you for coming out with us and we are happy you and your daughter enjoyed the tour! We hope to see you again in the future!

Thanks,

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Kris Beauregard

The sunset cruise with Nick Smiley and Captain Jeff was a perfect way to end our first visit to Charleston – it was nice and casual with just enough information and history – but best of all – we were treated to an epic sunset (but no …

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Kris, thank you so much for your great review! We are so glad y'all enjoyed the tour and got to experience an "epic" sunset!! Sorry you didn't get to see any dolphins! Hopefully next time...

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Susan Sheppard

I loved Lee. She was enthusiastic and funny and obviously loved Charleston and her job. Made me want to become a pirate!

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Aye Matey! 🙂 Thank you so much Susan for the great review. We agree. Lee is awesome! So glad y'all enjoyed the Ghost Tour...

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618jimmyy

Captain Jeff and Crystal were great. The weather was perfect and we learned lots of historical information about Charleston.

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Hey Jimmy, Thanks for taking the time to write a review! We are glad you enjoyed the Cruise! We hope to see you again in the future! Thanks, Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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Jennifer T

We had an awesome experience on the tour! Charleston harbor is beautiful at night. The staff was friendly and very entertaining.

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Hey Jennifer, Thanks for taking the time to write a review! We are glad you enjoyed the tour! Thanks, Captain Bryan Sandlapper Tours

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