Guided tour

Charleston: Boone Hall & Historic City Tour Combo

4.7 / 5

26 reviews

Activity provider: Gray Line Charleston

Charleston: Boone Hall & Historic City Tour Combo

Activity provider: Gray Line Charleston
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From US$ 68 per person

Likely to sell out

Experience Charleston's most famous sights in an air-conditioned coach and enjoy opportunities to step out and see Charleston up-close. Take a trip through history as you explore one of America's oldest working, living plantations.

About this activity

Cancellation policy
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Ride to Boone Hall Plantation in comfort via an air-conditioned bus
  • Learn about the history of Charleston from your professional guide
  • See living quarters and historic relics of enslaved people
  • View historic churches, old markets, and picturesque neighborhoods
  • Tour beautiful gardens
Full description
Starting in Charleston, meet your professional guide and depart for Boone Hall in a deluxe, climate-controlled coach. Upon arrival, enjoy a 30-minute guided tour of the main house. The remainder of your time at the plantation you can partake in any of the following tours: House Tours:  This 30-minute tour begins on the front porch and is given by a well-informed guide in historical dress. The tour will also introduce you to the history of Boone Hall Plantation and its evolution through several owners since 1681. Slave Street and History Presentation:  Look at the living quarters, historic relics, and lifestyle of the enslaved people that lived and worked at Boone Hall. Garden Tour:  Tour the beautiful garden and see antique varieties of roses that are over 100 years old. Exploring The Gullah Culture: Boone Hall Plantation is the only plantation in S.C. Lowcountry to present a live presentation in the season of this unique culture adapted by African slaves. Back in the Holy City, your guide will take you for a 90-minute tour of the city’s historical highlights. Accompanied by a knowledgeable, local guide, visit over 100 of Charleston’s most iconic sights of the past and present whilst listening to amazing tales and anecdotes about the city. On your tour, ride through some of the most historic parts of the city and visit Charleston’s Historic Homes, The Battery Sea Wall, the Four Corners of Law, and Rainbow Row to name but a few. Other highlights of the tour include a number of historic churches, old markets, and picturesque neighborhoods.
Includes
  • 90-minute guided tour of historic Charleston
  • Admission to Boone Hall Plantation
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Check in directly at the busses directly behind the main building, Visitors Center / Charleston Museum, Charleston, SC 29403, USA

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What to bring

  • Camera
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Food and drinks in the vehicle
  • Weapons or sharp objects

Know before you go

  • Tours operate rain or shine
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 26 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5

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Although underneath all the fun & excitement of history, we know Charleston has a sad history of Slavery. The Boone Hall history is of such like other plantations, we all should get a chance to witness. Although the history is there it was bitter/sweet. I agree with one of the tour guides, it's America's history & we should all know it. No matter how bitter it can be. MY time in Charleston was well worth it. Thank you for the showcase.

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July 11, 2022

Was hoping the plantation portion would be before city tour, but wasn't. The city tour was very informative and the guide very knowledgeable. Boone Hall portion was OK, but due to the amount of walking required, it was difficult if you have mobility or heat intolerance issues. More benches needed in shady areas! Interesting, but more time needed to see all of Boone Hall.

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June 4, 2022

July 20, 2022

Product ID: 359850