1. United States
  2. South Carolina
  3. Charleston
  4. Fort Sumter National Monument

Patriots Point: Charleston Harbor 1.5-Hour Narrated Cruise

Product ID: 264097
Experience the best Charleston Harbor has to offer on this 1.5-hour tour. Take in sights like Fort Sumter, the USS Yorktown, and the Ravenel Bridge with live narration from an expert tour guide.
About this activity
Duration: 90 minutes
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  • Learn fascinating, historically-accurate Charleston history while you cruise through the harbor
  • See Fort Sumter, USS Yorktown, the Battery, Ravenel Bridge, and more
  • Hear amazing tales of the city's past and its most interesting characters
  • Enjoy live narration by a licensed city tour guide
Full description
Take in the amazing sights of Charleston Harbor on a 1.5-hour boat tour with live narration from an expert guide. Pick up insight into the fascinating Charleston history while you glide through the gentle waves of the harbor. Your knowledgeable and entertaining guides have been licensed by the City of Charleston and are eager to share their knowledge with all guests aboard the cruise.

Make sure to bring your camera for famous American landmarks, such as Fort Sumter, the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown, the Battery, the Ravenel Bridge, Castle Pinckney, and other sites from Charleston's past and present.

This relaxing and fun tour departs from Patriots Point and Aquarium Wharf daily. Get ready to hear enthralling tales of the city’s colorful past as well as scintillating facts about its most interesting former citizens. Perfect for all ages, the whole family can enjoy cruising along the coastline of the beautiful “Holy City”. Do you know why it's called the "Holy City"? Find out on this trip around the Charleston Harbor.
  • 90-minute Charleston Harbor cruise with live narration
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information
What to bring
  • Sunglasses
  • Cash
Know before you go
• Snacks and ice-cold beer are available for purchase onboard (cash only)
• Restrooms are available onboard
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 13 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.4 / 5
  • Organization
    4.8 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.3 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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November 30, 2019

Beautiful trip around the harbor. Clean and spacious boat. However, I was hoping for more history information. There was a lot of dead time when the guide didn’t talk. Also, we had to drive to the Patriots point departure point. We were staying in the downtown area. We had a surprise pick up of other passengers by the aquarium. If we had the choice we would have chosen that departure point since we could have walked there from our hotel. Lastly, we had young kids with us (2 and 6). They were bored

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SpiritLine Cruises

Product ID: 264097