Spirit of Old Beaufort Heritage Tour

3 hr

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Group Tour

Travel back in time to explore the Gullah-Geechee heritage of South Carolina's Sea Islands! On this tour we will visit several areas of Beaufort County and discover it's lone history and unique culture.
On this 3 hour tour, get ready to soak up some history and take in the sights. Discover Lady's Island, St. Helena, Hunting Island, and more! See the site of one of the country's first schools for freed slaves - a local...
Travel back in time to explore the Gullah-Geechee heritage of South Carolina's Sea Islands! On this tour we will visit several areas of Beaufort County and discover it's lone history and unique culture.
On this 3 hour tour, get ready to soak up some history and take in the sights. Discover Lady's Island, St. Helena, Hunting Island, and more! See the site of one of the country's first schools for freed slaves - a local treasure and National Historic Landmark. Marvel at the ruins of island churches and learn the stories and songs that are part of their rich history. See a historic plantation house from the comfort of our air-conditioned vehicle. Beaufort and the surrounding areas are deeply rooted in the Gullah-Geechee culture, and we're eager to share it with you on this one-of-a-kind tour!
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Itinerary Details

2:00 PM -5:00 PM  (ALLOW 3 HRS.) FREE PARKING @BUS PICK UP LOCATION:  Travel back in time in an air conditioned bus and your storyteller & tour guide will bring to life the blazing trail of freedom for the Gullah people that were living on this South Carolina island.  Hear the stories and the songs when cotton was king in the Lowcountry. See the beautiful live oak lane where the plantation house still stands. Visit island life off the beaten path in the heart of the Gullah culture.   The Gullah communities today are still thriving and you will see a slave cemetery, church ruins, the praise house where the island people prayed for deliverance, and pass the place called Penn Center, the first school  started for the contraband.  Learn their story of Emancipation and hear the echo's of past residents whispering for your attention. This is a 3 hour excursion...
2:00 PM -5:00 PM  (ALLOW 3 HRS.) FREE PARKING @BUS PICK UP LOCATION:  Travel back in time in an air conditioned bus and your storyteller & tour guide will bring to life the blazing trail of freedom for the Gullah people that were living on this South Carolina island.  Hear the stories and the songs when cotton was king in the Lowcountry. See the beautiful live oak lane where the plantation house still stands. Visit island life off the beaten path in the heart of the Gullah culture.   The Gullah communities today are still thriving and you will see a slave cemetery, church ruins, the praise house where the island people prayed for deliverance, and pass the place called Penn Center, the first school  started for the contraband.  Learn their story of Emancipation and hear the echo's of past residents whispering for your attention. This is a 3 hour excursion and guests are able to get out at different locations, to do a walk about if you want to stretch your legs and take pictures. Bring snacks and drinks on this tour.  Come and catch the spirit with The Spirit of Old Beaufort Tours!

Important Details

Included
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional guide
  • Tour escort/host
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned bus
Not Included
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
209 Charles St, Beaufort, SC 29902, USA

Traveler pickup is offered
Please call 24 hours in advance to arrange pick up time and location.

1:30 PM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembarq
  • A maximum of 14 people per booking
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.