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Palmetto Carriage Works

#3 of 127 Outdoor Activities in Charleston Features Animals
8 Guignard St, Charleston, SC 29401-2013
+1 843-853-6125
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
8 Guignard St, Charleston, SC 29401-2013
+1 843-853-6125
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Reviewed yesterday

Wife and I were celebrating our 35th anniversary on our visit to Charleston. Had reservations for Saturday night but it got rained out. Sunday was mothers day and carriages were fully booked. They made a special trip just for my wife and I. Real customer...More

Thank Mac M
Reviewed yesterday

Our driver was Jason and Milhouse the horse. We had a private tour on Jason's 31 birthday. The day was very overcast and due to pour at any minute and it did pour in our last 5 min of the ride. Driver was very knowledgeable...More

Thank Phyl1941
Reviewed yesterday

We took a carraige ride and it was great. Our guide was full of information as we toured the waterfront homes on the seawall. Very enjoyable. Recommend this as there are several different tours.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was very informative and a great tour guide. We learned a lot about Charleston. He handled the animals very well

Thank Sheila D
Reviewed yesterday

Had a great time on the Palmetto Carriage ride, our guide Dana was excellent and we learned a lot about Charleston.

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Thank paul g
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited Charleston for the first time and this tour served as a great introduction to the area. Our tour guide Patrick was knowledgeable about the area and the history. He commanded the mules safely through the city and even managed to reroute around ambulances...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic tour. Our tour guide Patrick was an awesome guy. Very intelligent and kept the whole entire time we were with him interesting! Learned a lot of great history and got to see a lot of beautiful places. Rhyme and reason we also great as...More

Thank OfcCarroll
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We throughly enjoyed our residential tour of Charleston. So impressed with the cleanliness of the big red barn and the healthy horses and Mules. My mom has problems getting up and down and was able to get on and off the carriage with ease. The...More

Thank Dixiedew
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our family really enjoyed the tour and surprisingly learned a lot more than we had expected. Also seemed like the draft horses were treated very well.

Thank Bobcat1Denver_CO
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our tour guide was very knownledgeable of the city history. The horse Facebook was hitched to our carriage and certainly had a mind of his on. While he listened to the commands most of the time he let the driver know when it was time...More

Thank BellaRosie2
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How long is the ride
18 May 2017|
Response from Joni D | Reviewed this property |
About an hour
Is there only one Pick up location?and do you get Drop off where you were picked up? What is the address of the Red Barn? How many minutes should you arrive prior to departure? And finally, if you have 8 people in your tour - should you be a private tour? Thank you for your help!
22 April 2017|
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Response from peeshCharleston_SC | Property representative |
All of our tours leave form the Red Barn. We offer customized pick up and private tours, but you need to call ahead to check availability. We recomend you arrive 5 or 10 mins before your departure. The Barn address is 8... More
Katy C
My Mom is in a wheelchair but she can ascend and descend steps with assistance. Will it be possible for her to get into a carriage with assistance?
6 April 2017|
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Response from peeshCharleston_SC | Property representative |
Absolutely we have a ramp for access as well as a staff!