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PALMETTO CARRIAGE WORKS

HORSE CARRIAGE RIDES & TOURS IN CHARLESTON, SC

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PALMETTO CARRIAGE WORKS

HISTORIC HORSE CARRIAGE RIDES & TOURS IN CHARLESTON, SC

Calendar Book A Tour

FEATURED CARRIAGE
RIDES & TOURS

FEATURED CARRIAGE RIDES & TOURS

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From $50

Experience 25-30 blocks of Charleston’s historic downtown district, see houses, gardens, mansions, churches & parks, learn about buildings, history, architecture, flora & the people that make up the “Holy City” on this Palmetto Carriage tour!

Public Carriage Rides

Discover more of Charleston on a carriage ride! Enjoy a unique daytime sightseeing tour, or wait until the city cools off with an evening ride.

Map Marker Charleston’s Historic Downtown District

Binoculars Sights: Houses, gardens, mansions, churches & parks. Learn about history, architecture & more.

Calendar Available: Daily (Daytime or Evening)

Clock Duration: 35 minutes – 1 hour

Users Capacity: up to 16 people

Dollar Price: from $40 per person

Star Outline Add-Ons: Harbor Tour, Plantation Tour, and/or Edmondston-Alston House Tour (day tour only)

Private Carriage Rides

Plan an intimate outing with a private Charleston carriage ride! You’ll enjoy the same first-rate service, but have the carriage all to yourselves.

Map Marker Charleston’s Historic Downtown District

Binoculars Sights: Houses, gardens, mansions, churches & parks. Learn about history, architecture & more.

Calendar Available: Daily (Daytime or Evening)

Clock Duration: 35 minutes – 1 hour

Users Capacity: up to 8 people

Dollar Price: from $250 per person

Star Outline Carriage: Vis-a-vis (elegant style for smaller groups) or Wagonette (wagon for larger groups)

Carriage Combo Tours

See Charleston from every angle for one low price! Choose a carriage tour, then add a Harbor Tour, Plantation Tour, or Edmondston-Alston House Tour.

Map Marker Charleston’s Downtown District & Harbor, Plantation or Edmondston-Alston House

Binoculars Sights: Houses, gardens, mansions, churches & parks. Learn about history, architecture & more.

Calendar Available: Daily (Daytime or Evening)

Clock Duration: 2+ hours

Users Capacity: varies

Dollar Price: from $40 per person

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ADDITIONAL OFFERINGS

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GROUP EVENTS & PARTIES

Looking for a unique activity for your next group event or private party in Charleston? Wow your guests and rent a private horse-drawn carriage! We offer private, customizable carriage tours. Or simply enjoy one of a kind transportation to a nearby restaurant or other event location.

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WEDDING CARRIAGE RIDES

There’s nothing more romantic than including a horse-drawn carriage in your Charleston wedding plans! Our carriages are available for wedding transportation from churches, reception halls, and hotels. Wedding carriages come decorated with silk flowers and include a driver in a tuxedo.

ABOUT PALMETTO CARRIAGE WORKS

ABOUT PALMETTO
CARRIAGE WORKS

A Family Owned and Operated Company since 1972

Palmetto Carriage Works is the oldest carriage tour company in Charleston! Come tour historic downtown Charleston by mule or horse-drawn carriage with some of the most experienced personnel in the Charleston carriage industry.

Having fine-tuned every aspect of the carriage ride experience, we pride ourselves on providing authentic and historically rich carriage tours of Charleston, SC that your family and friends will remember for years to come!

The popularity of the tour has grown out of the Big Red Barn. The quality and longevity of the staff, the remarkable record of animal care, and the thousands of satisfied customers all stand testament to an outstanding service; a service that they stand behind 100%.

Though Charleston passed legislation saying guides no longer need to be licensed, we hold our guides to a higher standard. All of our tour guides are Palmetto Guild Certified to ensure your tour is accurate, authentic, and the fun affair you expect from Palmetto Carriage Works.

OVER 7,000 5-STAR REVIEWS ON TRIPADVISOR!

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The Best Carriage Tour

Have taken the tour twice now and both times had different drivers, the same horse on different days weeks apart and all were excellent in their service, knowledge, and entertainment value.

– John C. | Tripadvisor
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Wonderful Tour!

This is our 4th tour with Palmetto Carriage and we had a great time as usual! They have very knowledgeable tour guides who explain the history of Charleston in a very interesting way & are very good at answering questions! Wonderful company!

– Tanya M. | Tripadvisor
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Fun & Relaxing

Our guide Mike W. was awesome! He made it fun, relaxing, and entertaining. Very knowledgeable! I go on quite a few trips and frequently attend many tours and he succeeded my expectations. I will be returning soon for sure!

– Bria D. | Tripadvisor
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A Must-Do!

Wow! What a great way to tour the city. The weather was as perfect as our guide Rob was awesome. He really had a way to combine history with humor and make it one of the most memorable times of our trip south. This is a must do for everyone!

– Lori P. | Tripadvisor
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Great & Informative Ride

Five of us decided on the combination carriage ride. The horses seemed well cared for and the driver was pleasant and gave much information as we rode through the town. Awesome tour!

– Freddi G. | Tripadvisor