Tour to Dinner

Private Carriage

Our elegant vis-a-vis carriages offer small groups the wonderful opportunity to see the city in a more intimate setting with their own personal tour guide on the way to dinner.

Key Points

During this private, 35 minute tour, you will:

  • Enjoy a relaxing ride to dinner while touring downtown Charleston
  • See houses, gardens, mansions, churches, and parks
  • Learn about buildings, history, architecture, flora and the people that make up the “Holy City”
  • Arrive at the restaurant of your choice in style

Tour Details

Palmetto Carriage Works is the oldest carriage tour company in Charleston, and has developed the greatest carriage experience in the city! A Palmetto Carriage tour offers a blend of knowledge, wit, humor and history, and is exciting and ever changing, a seamless fusion of 19th century conveyance in a 21st century city.

These carriages are available for groups of 1 to 4 adults and children, and up to 2 lap children. For groups of 5 to 8 looking to do a private tour, please select the Wagonette option during checkout!


Private Carriage: Start at $175, price may change depending on restaurant location
Up to 4 seated guests & 2 lap children under the age of 2

Wagonette: Start at $290
5-8 seated guests & 2 lap children under the age of 2

Available Times

7 days a week

  • from 6-8pm


Limited number of passengers allowed on carriage.
These carriages can hold private groups of up to either 4 or 5-8 seated passengers, which include adults and any children 2 years old and older, as well as up to 2 children under the age of 2 years old who can be seated on an adult’s lap.

Limited availability for private carriages.
Due to the limited amount of private carriages, the start/end time of your tour is not flexible. Your tour will start and end at the time you have scheduled, for this reason we recommend that you arrive 15 minutes prior to your start time. If you are late your tour will still end at the designated time in order to keep the carriage on schedule.

Palmetto Carriage Works
Phone (843) 723-8145
Map Marker

8 Guignard Street, Charleston, SC 29401


Tour Historic Charleston with the Oldest Mule and Horse Drawn Carriage Company in Town!

Public and Private Tours Available!