With its rich history of as a major port of trade and booming town dating back to the late 1600’s, Charleston, South Carolina is well known for its abundance of ghostly activity and hauntings. Embark on walking ghost tours in Charleston, SC for a truly chilling look into the not so friendly past and hear stories of pirates like Stede Bonnet and Black Beard. Take a ghost tour and wander the dark streets of the historic city hearing tales of an even darker past or visit the homes of wealthy plantation owners and feel the presence of those from the antebellum culture. Charleston, SC tour guides offer many different ghost tours to suit your interest. Whether an evening ghost tour of local haunted buildings, a tour of Charleston cemeteries, or a walking tour through haunted streets and alley ways, Charleston, SC ghost tour companies are sure to bring the past to life. Considered one of the top things to do in Charleston, South Carolina, a guided ghost tour into the city’s past is full of mystery and intrigue and a wonderful evening activity.
Charleston Local Businesses
Colonial Walking Tours:
Offering two tours daily, The Ghost Hunt Walking Tour and The History of Charleston walking tour. The History of Charleston walking tour will take you around the infamous historic district and end in a private garden with refreshments. Walking with a local, whose family has lived in Charleston for over 300 years, will give you a real sense of Charleston's present and past. Join us for the best way to spend your morning in Charleston. The Ghost Hunt is a walk through the Historic district of Charleston, hunting the ghosts that are famous for Haunting this city. This unique tour takes you through historic Charleston's most infamous haunted locations. In the tranquility of the night, your guide explains the unearthly details of haunted Charleston. Will you see a ghost, spirit, or poltergeist? Join us for an adventure into the unknown! All tours are done by Candle light! Reservations are required!
As featured on The Travel Channel, Bulldog Tours is Charleston's premier walking tour company, offering the best history, culinary, and ghost tours in town. Voted "Charleston's Best Tour Company" in 2010, 2011, & 2012, they have exclusive access to Charleston's most haunted locations (Old City Jail, Pre-Revolutionary Dungeon, & oldest cemetery). As featured in Southern Living, Bon Appetit, and Food Network, our culinary tours are a great way to walk, talk and taste your way through Charleston. The "Savor the Flavors of Charleston" tour offers tastings of Lowcountry delicacies such as pralines, stone ground grits, and barbeque. Our "Chef's Kitchen Tour" gives you a behind the scenes look at several gourmet restaurants. Like history, then it's time you take our "Charleston Strolls Walk with History Tour". This two-hour walking tour is the best overview of Charleston's rich past, antebellum homes, architecture, hidden gardens, and culture.
Mention "Carolina Coast Activities" for a $3/adult discount!!
Sandlapper Water Tours:
Welcome to Sandlapper Tours, a locally owned and operated tour and private boat charter company offering boat charters, history, nature and sunset tours each providing a unique way to experience the beauty and legend of Charleston, SC and all aboard the Palmetto, our 45ft USCG certified catamaran. Our Nature tours and History tours are proud to have a local naturalist and historian aboard who will interpret the sites guests will see. Come aboard for a Haunted Harbor Ghost Tour and explore the sites that cannot be reached on foot and hear the tales of lost fortunes and tragic death while riding Charleston's dark waves, you will never see this seaport the same again after attending one of our Charleston haunted Ghost tours! Experience Charleston, its harbor, and Lowcountry living like never before.
Charleston's Original Ghost Hunt:
Offering two tours daily, The Ghost Hunt Walking Tour and The History of Charleston Walking Tour. The History of Charleston tour will take you around the infamous historic district and end in a private garden with refreshments. Walking with a local, whose family has lived in Charleston for over 300 years, will give you a real sense of Charleston's present and past. The Ghost Hunt is a walk through the Historic district of Charleston, hunting the ghosts that are famous for Haunting this city. This unique tour takes you through historic Charleston's most infamous haunted locations. Join us for an adventure into the unknown! All tours are done by Candle light!