Charleston Harbor Tours

Zerve Seller: HarborTours

Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.4  1,090 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
= Overall
% Positive Average
Last 3 months 216 445 10 = 435 97% 4.4
Last 6 months 397 833 17 = 816 98% 4.5
Last 12 months 553 1,125 35 = 1,090 96% 4.4
All 3,285 6,583 191 = 6,392 96% 4.4
Ratings by Activity
(Each activity's ratings from the last 12 months)
% Positive Average
Historic Charleston Harbor Tour 393 97% 4.4 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Combo: Charleston Harbor Tour & Carriage Ride 257 97% 4.6 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Tri-Combo Tour: Harbor/ Carriage/ Plantation Tour 180 98% 4.5 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Sunset Blues & BBQ Cruise 147 91% 4.2 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Combo: Charleston Harbor Tour & Plantation Tour 113 98% 4.4 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Discontinued Cruise on the Carolina Queen 0 0% 0.0
Rating Date Attended Reviewer Gender Age Where From? Group Type? Sort Descending
Rating: 5
I love Charleston
Mon, Mar 9, 09   3:30 PM ebaldonado Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Other
As first time visitors to Charleston, this combination tour was both educational and interesting. Our time to sightsee was very liimited so this combination tour was perfect for first timers like us. My husband loves history, so he really enjoyed being that close to Fort Sumpter. I was curious about plantations, so the Boone Plantation tour was perfect. Boone Plantation is a must for anyone wanting to learn about this part of our American History.
Rating: 4
pretty good
Sun, Feb 15, 09   1:30 PM crashpetri Female 20-29 Domestic Tourist(s) Other
We liked both the tours. The people that led them were very educated on the history, which was very helpful. However, we thought it was pretty crummy that we couldn't take pictures in the home on the plantation. We understand the need for privacy of the people living there, but if they already have the upstairs blocked off & they're going to let people see the 1st floor anyway, pics should be allowed. My mother is handicapped & can't in person see these things. She always wanted to see a plantation. I'm not looking foward to giving her the bad news of no pics to show her. Other than the home being a disappointment, we were pleased with the tours.
Rating: 4
Nice ride
Tue, Nov 4, 08   11:30 AM collconn Female 70+ Domestic Tourist(s) Other
tour guides very knowledgable, friendly and helpful. would use these groups again.
Rating: 5
Charleston Harbor Cruise
Sun, Aug 10, 08   1:30 PM pfalex Female 60-69 Local Other
I have lived in Charleston for a few years, but I had never been on a harbor cruise, so I treated my cousin to a cruise for her birthday. It was so relaxing to just sit and look at the sites and to watch dolphins, pelicans, and sea gulls. The information was quite informative and interesting. I would definitely recommend the harbor cruise.
Rating: 4
Overall Positive but service charge too high
Sat, Jul 5, 08   11:30 AM osmos3 Male 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Other
The tour of the harbor was well received by my group. I was surprised to find out that I would have made a better deal on the price of the tour had I simply purchased the tickets vs. buying through Zerve. Since I had a group, rate would have been $13.50 per ticket, however since I purchased through Zerve, my rate was $17.50 per ticket..$4 per ticket more! I think this is an unacceptably high premium of over 20%. So while I recommend the tour, you will be better off purchsing directly from the tour company.
Rating: 5
Great Tour
Sat, Jul 5, 08   11:30 AM beemerx508 Male 50-59 Local Other
It was great harbour tour an my wife and our visitor enjoyed it.
Rating: 4
half and half
Sat, Jun 28, 08   1:30 PM suemasterson Female 20-29 Unspecified Other
My mom, sister, and I went. We loved the carriage tour. It was excellent. The tour guide was informative and took us on a scenic house route. We loved it. The harbour tour was not to our satisfaction. The tour guide had a recorded-like voice that was not entertaining nor easy to follow. It seemed not real or enthusiastic. The boat was way too far out to view any of the houses or other sites the man was describing. The facts were not the most intersting. The tour also was a bit too long. We were really dissapointed. I would not recommend the harbour tour-however I would STRONGLY recommend the carriage tour. The combo pack was a great idea though, we just wish the harbour part was more worth the price we paid.
Rating: 5
Fri, May 16, 08   11:30 AM tcharley Male 40-49 Local Other
This cruise was another reminder of why I live and am raising my family in Charleston. Seeing the city from the water was awesome. The Ravenel Bridge has changed the harbor for the better. The cruise left on time and returned on time. This does not happen very often in our world today. The narration was informative and classic Charleston.
Rating: 4
We had a wonderful time!
Tue, May 6, 08   3:30 PM walkerstki Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Other
We really enjoyed our Harbor Tour and wished it actually lasted longer! Our captain was very informative and was a real pleasure to chat with during a lull in his duties.

We would recommend this trip to all except for maybe families with very small children as they might get bored with the slow pace and not a lot of room for them to move around in. This tour seems to be more geared towards a more mature group, not a party boat, but does offer beer and wine which always makes for a pleasant trip.
Rating: 5
we loved it
Sun, May 4, 08   1:30 PM JimMcClure Male 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Other
A must for seeing Charlston and uderstand its heritage.
Rating: 5
Rest and Relax
Fri, May 2, 08   1:30 PM lindahauser Female 50-59 Local Other
The boat and carriage guides were extremely knowledgable and entertaining.

We had a glorious day.
Rating: 5
Lots of Fun
Sun, Apr 13, 08   3:30 PM dlewis4072 Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Other
The tour was very relaxing and we had a great time.Our Captain did a great job with the history of Charleston and we had a ball. The price was very resonable for a 1.5 hour tour.
Rating: 3
Scenic but "Canned"
Sat, Mar 22, 08   3:30 PM JeanTravis Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Other
Tour was informative and scenic. Commentators tone sounded "canned".
Rating: 5
A Fantastic Voyage
Wed, Mar 12, 08   1:30 PM mamartell Male 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Other
We enjoyed exploring Charleston by sea. It was fascinating to see some ocean friends (dolphins) swim along next to us as well. The gentleman steering the boat and providing informative info. was very interesting and enjoyed listening to his "stories."
Rating: 4
carriage ride & harbor tour
Thu, Feb 21, 08   11:30 AM RubyFrame Female 70+ Unspecified Other
Unfortunately, it was cold & windy the day we took our trip. But on the Harbor Tour, we met some friendly people & met the Captain, he was excellent. The tour was fun.

The carriage ride: We had a great guide, a young fellow born right there in Charleston, he was nice & funny, wish everyone could have him as their guide. But, again, it was very cold & we were not dressed for it. But the guide made it very interesting. Thanks for that.

We actually liked Charleston more than New Orleans.