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Schooner Sailing Cruise on Charleston Harbor

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  • Family friendly
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Excellent value for money
Schooner Sailing Cruise on Charleston Harbor
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This Tour sails in Summer time. Experience a classic 84 foot tall ship as you cruise historic Charleston Harbor looking for some playful dolphins and other historical sites.
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3pm Sail
Experience a classic 84 foot tall ship as you cruise historic Charleston Harbor looking for some playful dolphins and other historical sites.
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2:30pm Sail
This Tour sails in the Fall. Experience a classic 84 foot tall ship as you cruise historic Charleston Harbor looking for some playful dolphins and other historical sites.
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Overview
Get out on the waters of Charleston Harbor during a 2-hour cruise aboard an 84-foot-tall (25-meter) classic tall ship. As the crew hoists the sails of the schooner, you'll glide past some of the city's historical sights and watch for dolphins in the water. Drinks are available for purchase on board. Select a departure time when booking.
What to Expect

Your cruise starts at Aquarium Wharf, where you'll board your genuine tall ship, powered only by Mother Nature and her incredible wind power. Once on board, watch the crew hoist the sails. Travel through waters that Blackbeard once anchored in, relax on deck, and imagine a time when the harbor was filled with these magnificent ships.

While this is not a narrated cruise, the incredible crew is happy to answer questions about some of Charleston's most historic landmarks that you will see, such as Patriots Point and the USS Yorktown, an Essex-class aircraft carrier that played an important role during World War II.

See beautiful homes that line the Battery and famous Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired, and watch for pelicans performing diving acts. Don't forget about Charleston's own modern marvel with an up-close look at the impressive Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, one of the longest cable-stayed bridges in the western hemisphere. You're welcome to help raise and trim the sails, or you may sit back and enjoy the ride.

You may bring your own food on board, if you wish, but not drinks; beer, wine, and soft drinks are available for purchase on board at your own expense.

Reviews (20)
1 - 5 of 18 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Most boring, unfriendly crew ever and sail to no where.

Biggest waste of $$ and 2 hours. We’ve taken sailing trip in Boston, Newport, MV, Annapolis and NYC and this was by far the worst sailing trip ever. Staff gave no information at all at what we were sailing past and looking at (although a...More

Thank VPNYC
Reviewed 13 October 2018
Dolphin sail was a great time despite the August heat

Our family sail was in August - so heat is expected - once the ship started moving it was fine - although we sailed on a day that the water was low and the winds were light - so we didn't take the regular route....More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile
Beautiful sail!

I was lucky enough to be able to join the crew for a dolphin cruise on Labor Day. What a lovely sail! The ship is beautiful, the staff friendly, and the experience memorable. It was one of the highlights of my trip to Charleston.

Thank Passport762680
Reviewed 1 September 2018
RELAXING

I was somewhat concerned about going at 3:00 due to the heat and humidity but I had nothing to worry about. The wind cooperated and it was very enjoyable and thoroughly relaxing. I have been in other cities on similar cruises that had padded cushions...More

3  Thank zazzy76
Reviewed 19 August 2018
Relaxing cruise on Charleston Harbor

The sailing cruise was nice - despite the heat. The weather was wonderful so we got a clear view of the harbor and surrounding banks and islands. There wasn't quite enough wind to go all the way to Ft Sumter, but we got a good...More

Thank LutmanT
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