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Sea Island Carriage Company

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Address: 930 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5568
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+1 843-476-7789
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09:00 - 17:30
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Sun 11:00 - 17:30
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:30
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Experience Beaufort's rich history and unique charm on a 55 minute,...

Experience Beaufort's rich history and unique charm on a 55 minute, fully-narrated, horse drawn carriage tour. You'll slip back into Beaufort's elegant past as your carriage meanders under the moss covered live oaks, past the breathtaking antebellum homes, historic churches, movie sites and more...

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Carriage tour of Beaufort, SC

Beaufort is a beautiful southern town with more pre-Cival War homes and buildings than any other. The ride lasted about 1 1/2 hrs. and took us through the historical district... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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New York City, New York

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New York City, New York
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beaufort is a beautiful southern town with more pre-Cival War homes and buildings than any other. The ride lasted about 1 1/2 hrs. and took us through the historical district. Our guide was very knowledgeable and interesting to listen to. The homes were very well preserved and very beautiful. The history of the area was very interesting.

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Irmo, South Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I chose this horse-drawn carriage tour so as to get a better understanding of the history of Beaufort. The tour lasted one hour and we saw many historical homes and other buildings. Our guide seemed to know the history quite well. This tour is a great bargain. Reservations are not required but are advised.

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Summerville, South Carolina
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a tour today with Angus as our guide, narrated by Bill. Was excellent. Bill mixes a bit of humor with historical tidbits. Angus pulls smoothly. Very photogenic horse. Nicole was friendly and courteous and we had little waiting. This is our 2nd time touring with Sea Island, and we'll be back next year.

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Thank LakeBigDog
Kentucky
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

On your first trip to Beaufort, take a carriage ride to get familiar with the neighborhood. The relaxing trip will get you started with the history and how to get around the district. The homes are beautiful. If you prefer to walk around I still recommend doing the carriage ride first or you could walk unnecessarily and still not see... More 

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Thank James D
Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A delightful way to spend an hour. We were entertained by both our tour guide Jake (not from State Farm) and the star of the show, Angus, the 7 year old Shire horse who pulled the carriage. Very insightful. The beauty and history of Beaufort was well displayed.

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Thank RedRover2017
Scottsboro, Alabama
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great way to find out about Beaufort SC. David(guide) and Silver (horse) did such a good job on our tour. Very informative. I would recommend this adventure.

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Thank 716denisec
Rock Hill, South Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed it very much. Tour guides very knowledgeable! I would highly recommend it!! We will definitely do it again.

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NicholeBFT, Owner at Sea Island Carriage Company, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words! We look forward to seeing y'all again! More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide was charismatic, knowledgeable, and showed us a few extra things since no one had any plans after the tour (Lucky us, it was a full cart!) I highly recommend this as part of anyone's trip to Beaufort.

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Thank Raven W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jake did a great job and was very informative! We got there early and the tours were booked for a few hours ahead so I would definitely buy online or plan to see the downtown area for a few hours while waiting which is a great choice!

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited with friends. Angus was our horse and Jennifer the guide. It was an all round great experience. Fascinating tour of Beaufort Old Town and great anecdotes and history from Jennifer. She was the ultimate tour guide. Angus was the perfect shire horse and adapted to the changing routes, caused by road and tree repairs. First class experience at... More 

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