What to See & Do

Hoist a sail or hear a ghost tale. Barrier island recreation or tour a plantation? The number of activities unique to the Charleston area is incredible. Your guests will be thanking you for such a fun, authentic and memorable meeting, so go ahead-take a bow.

What to See & Do > Water Tours

Fort Sumter Tours, the official concessionaire for the National Park Service, offers the only tour to stop at historic Fort Sumter. Enjoy a narrated tour of the harbor on your way to the island fort where the Civil War began. Step back in time as your walk the in the footsteps of Confederate and Union soldiers.
Experience coastal sailing in Charleston’'s historical harbor. The 84-foot, three-masted schooner is USCG certified to carry up to 49 passengers for a two hour harbor sail. Hands on participation welcomed. Private charters and public harbor sails are available for afternoon or sunset cruises.
SpiritLine Cruises, locally grown and owned since 1961, offers the only tour of Charleston's harbor that features a licensed tour guide. Step aboard for our 90 minute tour cruising past landmarks such as Fort Sumter, the Battery and Castle Pinckney. Charleston is a city with a rich maritime history-what better way to explore her than from the water!
Charleston's top rated harbor tour. Enjoy over 75 points of interest including The Battery and Fort Sumter. Dolphin sightings are quite common and fun for everyone! Full bar and snacks on board too! Operates Feb - December.
All aboard Sandlapper Tours' 45ft motorized catamaran. History tours! Nature tours! Sunset cruises! Personalized tours scheduled daily with group rates! Beach parties! Lowcountry Boil! Customized private charters! Experience Charleston! Hear about her rich history! Discover her tideland treasures! Delight in her sunset-silhouetted steeples! Haunted harbor ghost tours.
Host your group on a charter boat experience like none other. Exclusive provider of service into Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge. Unmatched wildlife opportunities. Morris Island, Charleston Harbor and sunset cruises to delight any group! Master naturalist captains. Groups of 2 - 80.
Ready to see Charleston like a local? Download the HOBA App and hop on a boat anywhere right from your phone. Get picked up from Shem Creek or other popular spots with a few clicks! Visit www.hobarides.com to learn more.