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Magnolia Plantation Tour with Transportation from Charleston

From US$57.24
  • Guided tour of Magnolia Plantation grounds and house
  • Transportation from downtown Charleston solves transport logistics
  • Glean insight into the area’s rich history from your guide
Magnolia Plantation Tour with Transportation from Charleston
From US$57.24
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Magnolia Plantation Tour with Transportation from Charleston
From US$57.24
The biggest reason Charleston visitors skip a visit to Magnolia Plantation is because of transportation logistics—an excuse this tour easily solves. Travel directly from downtown Charleston to Magnolia Plantation, and then tour the grounds. Your entrance fee is covered, too, so you can get straight to seeing the historic house and grounds.
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the Charleston Visitors Center, right in the middle of historic downtown Charleston. Board an air-conditioned coach and enjoy views of the rolling Lowcountry landscape as you make the 45-minute drive to Magnolia Plantation, one of the oldest plantations in the South.
When you reach the plantation, head right past the entrance gate—the entrance fee is already accounted for in the tour price. Then, board a tram for a narrated 45-minute ride through the grounds: see slave cabins, swamps, and rice fields. Next, take a guided walk through the garden, before finally heading to the Drayton Plantation for a tour of the grand historic home.
Tour concludes with drop-off at your original starting point.
Reviews (63)
1 - 5 of 42 reviews
Reviewed 11 December 2018
Absolutely Gorgeous

The grounds are like something out of a movie. Gorgeous no matter where you looked. We spent a few hours here wandering on our own and loved being able to do things at our own pace. There were quite a few crowds of people but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Brittany B
Reviewed 13 November 2018
Magnolia Plantation and City tour Combo

We spent a most enjoyable day with Shawn who was a great guide. During the short drive to Magnolia Plantation, the first part of The Combo, Shawn’s commentary was very informative and well presented. The Plantations was amazing! Back in the city, we stayed on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank mlvdc
Reviewed 9 November 2018
Bus and Tour of Magnolia Plantation

Enjoyable tour. Wish we would have had more time as I wanted to to see the entire garden. Both the bus and tour guide were excellent.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jim W
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile
Great Tour

We had a wonderful time on this tour. Our driver was very knowledgeable and really seemed to enjoy his work. The Magnolia Plantation tour was great, and the tour guide pretty much told us the same things our driver said. Bill was very polite, and...More

Thank joannes898
Reviewed 18 October 2018
Minus 2 stars for the guide.

Our group had taken a trip the day before with Adventure Sightseeing and it was wonderful so we expected the same for this trip, however, we had a different guide. This guide was too overzealous for our group's taste. She seems to be a really...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank StacyJ283
dkyochum, Director of Sales at Adventure Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We take great pride in our guides and staff and take all feedback very seriously. We do our best to make sure the presentation is accurate, informative and entertaining. It sounds like your guide may have gone a little over...More

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Response from Shaunalan | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend you check with the Charleston Visitor Center where you can also book the tickets for this tour and many others. They are extremely helpful at the centre.