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Charleston Pirate Tours
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“treasure hunt”(11 reviews)
“great tour”(44 reviews)
Offering a variety of tours, our award-winning guides are sure to have the perfect experience for you. Charleston Pirate History: Blackbeard’s true past and why he blockaded our harbor, why Charlestonian Ann Bonny turned pirate and fell in love with...more
79 Cumberland St, Charleston, SC 29401-3112
+1 843-442-7299
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All reviews powder magazine treasure hunt great tour guide eric wonderful story teller ghost tour walking tour story telling two hours hour tour year olds private tour his knowledge entertaining tour highly recommend this tour lots of fun interesting facts
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eric was every bit as fun and interesting as we thought he would be. We did not do the specific Pirate tour, but a general, all day private tour of the Charleston area. I don't think we could have had a better experience!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Royce A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Guide was great! He arrived in costume which made the story telling all the more engaging. Learned so much and left wanting to hear more.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mfs64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have 4 year old twin girls who loved the tour and were fully engaged in the activity. Sabrina knew how to captivate them, make the kids and adults laugh as well as teach us about the interesting history. Strongly recommend and looking forward to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Relax597957
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

Pirate Sabrina was our guide through the rich pirate history of Charleston. She is very funny and entertaining which made history especially fun for the kids. I’ve done several tours of Charleston and the pirate history was very unique. Who knew most of theCharleston elite...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KellieM625
Reviewed 2 December 2018

This was such a fun experience for my two children (5 and 1.5). We paid for my son to participate so that he could get the sword and be a part of the whole thing. I loved that they made it fun for the kids...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lindsay T
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

If Eric knew any more about Pirates, you’d think he had been one. His knowledge about SC Pirates was extensive & research makes him special. I’m looking forward to a book I heard he may be writing. Well worth our time with him.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank James K
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Fun adventure for the little ones. Treasure hunt all contained within a small park. Kids join the pirate crew and even learn a little along the way. When we went it was too cold to bring the parrot along but I imagine that would have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael_NYC_23
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

We had an awesome time. Eric did a great job taking us back in time making us feel that we were actually living back in the early 1700s in the pirate era. Two hours never went so fast. Eric was extremely knowledgeable and had great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NPerko3
Reviewed 27 September 2018

My students learned so much from Eric and Sabrina. Thanks for the fun and information. Twenty four seventh graders and two teachers were spell bound for two hours.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stephanie F
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We laughed, we learned, we walked off a big breakfast in a beautiful and historic part of town. Our guide Eric knew how to spin a good yarn and we loved listening to him. The tour included entry to the Powder Magazine museum which was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chris O
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21 March 2018|
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Response from IOPnative | Property representative |
I am so sorry that I did not answer sooner! I never got a notification from Tripadvisor about your message. We get kids that age on all of our tours. It really depends on the child. The pirate tour is 2 hours, and it's... More
Chauntelle M
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
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.