Water Tours

What to See & Do

Adventure awaits. Disembark from your busy schedule and set sail on one of Charleston's water tours. Whether you want to dress up in the evening and sail on a yacht or grab the family for a fun daytime excursion, there's a boat waiting for you in our harbor.

  • 10 Wharfside Street
  • (843) 722-1112

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.

  • 1871 Bowens Island Road
  • (843) 795-0330

COA's location offers convenient access to pristine Lowcountry tidal creeks hosting rich wildlife. Explore scenic salt marsh via guided kayak tour, rental, or boat charter!

  • 360 Concord St. Ste. 201
  • 843.722.2628

Visit Charleston’s ONLY National Park! Fort Sumter Tours, the official concessionaire for the National Park Service, offers the only tour to stop at historic Fort Sumter. Enjoy a harbor cruise on your way to the island fort. Step back in time as your walk the in the footsteps of…

  • 360 Concord Street
  • (843) 722-1112

Join us aboard Charleston’s only, 3 mast tall ship. Perfect for team building, relaxing sunset charters and dolphin sails. Modeled after 18th century coastal trading ships, the Pride is a truly unique experience. Groups up to 49.

  • 360 Concord St., Ste. 201
  • 843.722.2628

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…

  • 10 Wharfside Street
  • (843) 722-1112

Offering daily public harbor tours perfect for groups and parties. Learn the 300+ years of history that has helped shaped one of the busiest ports on the east coast. Stunning views of Fort Sumter and the Ravenel Bridge. Private tours available too!

  • 95 Ripley Point Dr.
  • (843) 751-5869

Sunset cruise, harbor tour, booze cruise – bring your family, work team or that special someone & let us introduce you to the sights & sounds of the harbor!

  • 56 Ashley Point
  • (843) 810-5912

Charleston’s largest pontoon pedal boat with ample space to wow your group for fun team-building activities on the water (up to 26 guests!) Host a memorable event aboard our state-of-the-art vessel and see Charleston's abundant marine life and gorgeous scenery. Bring your team…

  • P.O. Box 21540
  • 843.849.8687

Discover Charleston’s storied past and tideland treasures aboard Sandlapper Tours 45-foot catamaran (max 49 passengers). Personalized tours scheduled daily with group rates include history and nature tours, sunset cruises, beach parties, haunted harbor ghost tours, and popular…

  • 514-B Mill Street
  • (843) 884-7684

Experience the Lowcountry's natural beauty by boat & kayak. Dolphins, wildlife & local history with Charleston’s most established ecotour company. Waterside locations on Shem Creek, Isle of Palms, Bulls Island & Kiawah River. All ages & group sizes.