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Magnolia Plantation Tour with Transportation from Charleston

From US$56.18
  • 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$56.18
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Magnolia Plantation Tour with Transportation from Charleston
From US$56.18
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.
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Organized, Informational Tour

I went to the Magnolia Plantation with my husband on our honeymoon and enjoyed it so much that I wanted to come back with my Mom and Aunt. We booked the 5 hour tour with full transportation this time and we did not regret it....More

Thank JessicaS627
Reviewed 1 week ago
Historic Site...long-winded tour guide

Derek from the tour company was excellent. He was informative, polite, and safe. We had a walking tour of the gardens (beautiful), which was lovely. We then had a "train" ride with Tad who was awesome and saw lots of wildlife. The problem with the...More

2  Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 1 week ago
Historic Site

Very good way to spend time learning about the history of this area. Our bus driver, Valerie, was more than a bit ditsy but such good fun. The walk through the gardens was a little disappointing as it was so muddy under foot but Valerie...More

1  Thank Shaunalan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Fun day!

Bill, our tour guide and driver was terrific. We had a lot of fun. His stories were informative and entertaining. He was very likable and knowledgeable. Magnolia Plantation was very pretty.

Thank Jeannie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
We had the best ... Valerie

We did the double tour first to Magnolia Plantation and the the City bus tour with Valerie. Entertained us the entire day! On the way to Magnolia, Valerie gave us history of Charleston and of the Magnolia Plantation prior to our arrival. Although it was...More

Thank Madeline K
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Response from Jacquie P | Reviewed this property |
My mother and i did a tour through viator and it was 144.20 for both but it included pick up and drop off from downtown as well as the tour of the house, the 45 minute tram tour through the swamp and a guided tour of the... More