Charleston Harbor Sightseeing Cruise

Charleston Harbor Sightseeing Cruise
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours > Day Cruises > Sightseeing Cruise
$24
Duration: 90 minutes
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Description

Discover the shoreline landmarks of the oldest and largest city in South Carolina aboard a tour boat on the Charleston Harbor.  See important Civil War sites, including Fort Sumter and Castle Pinckney, stately antebellum homes along the Battery, and an aircraft carrier from World War II.  Enjoy fresh air and gorgeous harbor views as you learn about Charleston’s rich history and well-known residents from a knowledgeable and licensed City Guide. 

Board your tour boat at Aquarium Wharf in downtown Charleston and set out on the calm waters of the Charleston Harbor for your 90-minute Charleston Harbor Tour.  You knowledgeable Licensed Charleston City Guide will share Charleston’s history as you cruise past notable American landmarks along the Charleston Harbor.

Study military landmarks such as Fort Sumter, where the American Civil War began in 1861.  Then see the World War II aircraft carrier USS Yorktown, that is now a National Historic Landmark.

Sail past the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, the third longest cable-stayed bridge in the Western Hemisphere.  At Castle Pinckney, which secured its place on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970, hear about the small fortification was an artillery position during the American Civil War.

Throughout your tour you hear fascinating facts about Charleston and some of the city’s most prominent residents.  Enjoy the fresh air, beautiful vistas and informative anecdotes of South Carolina’s oldest city.

BONUS: Keep your eyes and camera ready for Bottlenose Dolphin that are commonly spotted in the Charleston Harbor playing alongside the tour boat!

Discover the shoreline landmarks of the oldest and largest city in South Carolina aboard a tour boat on the Charleston Harbor.  See important Civil War sites, including Fort Sumter and Castle Pinckney, stately antebellum homes along the Battery, and an aircraft carrier from World War II.  Enjoy fresh air and gorgeous harbor views as you learn about Charleston’s rich history and well-known residents from a knowledgeable and licensed City Guide.