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Group Walking Tours in Charleston
Group Tours are $25 per person. Reservations are required. Groups are limited to 10 people.
Group Walking Tours are offered Monday – Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Times may vary in summer months depending on the heat. The tour begins in Washington Park next to City Hall at 80 Broad Street. There is easy parking nearby in the Queen Street Garage at 85 Queen. The price for a Group Tour is $25 per person, payable at the time of the tour.
More About Our Walking Tours
Each tour lasts two to two and a half hours and covers an area of about 18 city blocks. Points of interest include St. Michael’s Church and graveyard, the Battery and Rainbow Row, Grand Homes of Charleston as well as former Slave Dwellings. Our steps will trace Charleston’s early years as a walled city fortified against pirates of the early 18th century and other outside dangers. Discover how the Carolina Colony attracted its early settlers and how Charleston got its nickname “The Holy City.” You will learn about Charleston’s rich cultural history and its days as a leading rice producing colony. We’ll examine how slavery played an important role during this period of great wealth. Walk through the streets that inspired Porgy and Bess during the early 1900s and witness how they have been beautifully restored over time. Every step of our tour promises glimpses of gardens and grand homes and the efforts throughout our city to preserve its glorious past.
Private Walking Tours
Private Tours can be arranged starting at a time and place specific to your needs. Please let us know any areas of interest you’d like us to discuss or particular places you’d like to see. Prices are based upon seasonal demands, with a minimum starting price of $200 per guide. To book a private tour, please give us a call at 843-343-2981 or 843-270-9945.