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Charleston Pirate Tours

79 Cumberland St, Charleston, SC 29401-3112
+1 843-442-7299
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Went on the pirate walking tour with Eric in May, and loved it so much, when I came back in June... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ellen F
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The tour was great, Sabrina was awesome, we actually lucked up and had a private tour. We had two... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Join Charleston's most photographed guides and their parrots on walking tours in Charleston's historic district. Daily tours include Charleston Pirate History, Pirate & Ghost Tour, Daytime Ghost & History Tour, and Children's Treasure Hunt Tour, Charleston's only children's tour. Customized private and group tours are also available. Appearances on Travel Channel, A&E, Syfy, Lifetime, PBS, NPR, Fox Network.
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  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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79 Cumberland St, Charleston, SC 29401-3112
+1 843-442-7299

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went on the pirate walking tour with Eric in May, and loved it so much, when I came back in June with my husband I went on it again! A great, interesting, and fun tour. Eric is a gifted storyteller, full of fantastic history stories....More

Thank Ellen F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The tour was great, Sabrina was awesome, we actually lucked up and had a private tour. We had two children ages 2 & 5, they loved it, I loved the history of Charleston, the only thing I would suggest is, make the history a little...More

Thank tootie69
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was the first tour our daughter, age 13, has ever enjoyed. She studied pirates in school last year so she found the 2 hour walking tour completely fascinating. We all enjoyed Pirate Eric's stories, costuming, and mannerisms. He did a great job answering questions...More

Thank Kerstin A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time. Our pirate tour guide was very knowledgable and full of wonderful stories and ghost happenings. Very fun to hear the pirate history. Kept our attention the whole time. Highly recommend!

Thank allyson360
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our 5 year old preschool grandson to Charleston, SC on vacation June 17, 2017. We had great fun visiting the city and surrounding areas. As a retired elementary teacher I know from 33 years of teaching young children that the key to happiness...More

Thank Arborridgegranny
IOPnative, Owner at Charleston Pirate Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for the thoughtful review. I'm glad that your grandson enjoyed the tour. I was surprised to read that you thought it was a little pricey. Most of our customers believe it's a great value because the $15.95 children's ticket includes so...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We lucked up and had a private tour with Eric and Bob. I was hoping to find a historical tour that would keep my 13 yr old son's interest. We all had a blast! Eric's knowledge of pirates and colonial history is truly impressive. We...More

Thank Turnerx3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sabrina is a very guide guide. She interacted with the group in a way that was friendly and humorous but professional. Not one of those cheesy guides who is suddenly your best friend. She knows Charleston and its history. Be prepared to walk.

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We highly recommend Charleston Pirate Tours, specifically a day-time tour. We took an afternoon Ghost Tour with Sabrina. Even though night seems a more appropriate setting for scary stuff, you can see better in daylight. Sabrina was extremely knowledgeable and entertaining in relaying the physical...More

Thank Bradley D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always take a ghost tour in every city we visit. I don't believe but who doesn't love a good story? Our tour guide was excellent, a lot of detail and great stories. walked quite a bit, off the beaten path, down cobblestone streets and...More

Thank D D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Sabrina was amazing! The kids had a great time, she incorporated every age group (adults included) and had control of the group through imaginative ways (the cars are sea monsters, so stay away from the street!) the kids loved their treasure and the experience.

Thank Jenn B
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Chauntelle M
Which tour does Eric do? Is the night time pirate and ghost tour?
24 June 2017|
Response from IOPnative | Property representative |
Please forgive the delay in my answer. I just saw your question. As a rule, Eric does the daytime pirate tour every day, but we take turns doing the pirate & ghost tour at night. If you call me before you buy tickets, I... More
Do a 3 year old need a ticket?
17 February 2015|
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Response from IOPnative | Property representative |
There is no charge for children under 3, but they still need a ticket. You'll see a $0-priced ticket for kids under 4 on our website.