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Private Boat Tour Charleston, SC

Discover our exciting, personalized boat trip in the charming city of Charleston for an extraordinary experience beyond the ordinary

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The ultimate Private Charter in Charleston

Immerse Yourself in Luxury and Comfort

A party boat with a captain for events of all sizes or just to have a
great time with your nearest and dearest.

From the moment you step on board, you’ll be enveloped in an atmosphere of luxury and sophistication. Our custom-built pedal boat, the largest of its kind in Charleston, boasts spacious seating areas, including bar seating and bow seats, ensuring that you and your guests can relax and unwind in style. With ample room to move around, mingle, and dance, you’ll feel as though the entire vessel is yours to explore and enjoy.

What is included

  • Custom built, French Riviera inspired pedal boat in Charleston
  • Bar seating and bow seats with enough room to walk around, mingle with friends, and dance (max 26 passengers)
  • Bluetooth premium stereo; Party Lighting
  • BYOB (or contact captain to see our catering options)
  • Best routes for calm water and gorgeous views of the historic Charleston
  • Nature watching including Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, wading birds, pelicans, sea turtles, and more
  • Knowledgeable captain in local eco life, Charleston’s History, and Attractions

    Views, views, views… best location to see the sunset in Charleston

    Cruise time is 1 hour 45 minutes + extra 15 minutes at the Harbor when you arrive and prepare for the ride

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Exploring Charleston’s Waterways – Options for Private Charter Boat Tours in Charleston

Let us guide you through the many tours we offer, each promising its unique blend of excitement, luxury and discovery. So, without further ado, let’s embark on this extraordinary journey together and explore the countless wonders that await you on Charleston’s captivating waterfront:

  • Private party boat. Take your celebration to new heights aboard our exclusive private party boat. Whether you’re celebrating a milestone birthday, hosting a get-together with friends, or just want a night of fun and laughter, a tour is the perfect option for creating unforgettable memories. Our boat has plenty of room for you and your guests to dance, socialize, and enjoy your favourite drinks and snacks. Our experienced captain will help plot the perfect itinerary to ensure your event goes off without a hitch. So, why settle for an ordinary venue when you can have a grand celebration on the water?
  • Private bachelorette party. Give your bride-to-be an unforgettable bachelorette party experience by going on a cruise aboard our luxury craft. Imagine you and your closest friends sipping champagne and dancing to your favourite tunes as you cruise the scenic waterways of Charleston. Our experienced captain and crew will take care of every detail of your bachelorette party so you can relax during the day or party into the sunset.
  • Dinner on a private boat. Treat yourself and your loved ones to an unforgettable dining experience aboard. Ask your Captain for dinner on-board options when booking. Our craft is the perfect place for an intimate dinner for two or a gathering of family and friends. Whether you just prefer a romantic dinner or are planning a special event, a tour is the perfect option for you.
  • Private sunset cruise. As the sun dips below the horizon, casting a golden glow on the water, you and your guests will be treated to a spectacle of nature that is nothing short of awe-inspiring panoramic views and a knowledgeable captain to guide you along the way, our sunset cruises offer the perfect way to relax and enjoy the beauty of the Lowcountry in style.
  • Private boat weddings. Say “I do” surrounded by Charleston’s stunning natural beauty aboard. Set against the backdrop of Charleston’s iconic landmarks, captained by a team of experienced professionals who will make sure your special day goes off without a hitch, our boat weddings are guaranteed to be a day you’ll cherish forever.
  • Private dolphin tours. While cruising along Charleston’s scenic coastline, you’ll have the opportunity to see these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat, frolicking in the waves and leaping gracefully through the water. Our private dolphin tours, where you are accompanied by a knowledgeable captain and crew, provide a unique opportunity to experience local marine life and create memories that will last a lifetime. So, grab your camera, gather your friends and family and get ready for an unforgettable experience.

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For those looking for a truly immersive experience, consider customizing a charter boat trip to include special activities or locations that cater to your interests. As the sun sets on another magical day in Charleston, take a moment to reminisce about the memories and adventures yet to come. With our tours, every moment is a chance to enjoy the beauty and excitement of life on the water.

Book Your Private Boat Tour Today

From the moment you step on board, unrivaled luxury, comfort, and hospitality await you. So, gather your friends, family or colleagues and get ready to create memories that will last a lifetime. Book a boat tour today and let the adventure begin.

Rent a private boat

up to 26 ppl

1h 30 m

from 750$

Don’t miss the opportunity to immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty of Charleston from a unique perspective by booking a private charter tour. Our private boat tours are the perfect choice for anyone including those who are planning a special event, corporate vacation or just want to take an exciting trip.

Because space is limited, our tours usually fill up quickly. So why wait? Contact us today to reserve a spot and embark on a journey through the heart of Charleston. Our knowledgeable team is always ready to help you plan the perfect tour based on your preferences and interests.

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Create lasting memories with your loved ones by basking in the warmth of Charleston’s legendary hospitality. Our private charter boat tours are suitable for birthday celebrations, bachelor or bachelorette parties, or for those who simply crave a unique adventure. By booking a private tour now, you’ll have an experience you’ll treasure for years to come.

Benefits of Choosing Our Charter Tours

Our tours in Charleston offer you a myriad of benefits that will not leave you indifferent:

  • Exclusive personalization. Once you step aboard, everything is in your hands. Whatever you have in mind – an elegant soiree or a lively dance party under the stars – our team is ready to bring your vision to life.
  • Spaciousness and comfort. On our boat, you and your guests can relax, socialize and dance with ease. Although we offer bar seating and bow seats, there is plenty of room to move around freely and you will never feel cramped or confined.
  • State-of-the-art amenities. Immerse yourself in a world of entertainment with our premium Bluetooth stereo system and mesmerizing lighting. Bring along your favourite beverages and benefit from our BYOB policy to make your trip even more enjoyable.
  • Breathtaking views. Explore the best trails on calm waters and take in stunning views of historic Charleston. Admire iconic landmarks like the Ravenel Bridge and Fort Sumter, and learn about the city’s rich history from our knowledgeable captain during your unforgettable charter tour.
  • Wildlife encounters. While cruising along Charleston’s scenic coastline, you’ll see Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, wading birds, pelicans and even sea turtles. Our captain will share fascinating insights into the city’s diverse ecosystem.
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Would you like to throw a fantastic private bash on open water? Harbor Bar Party boat cruises are available for small, medium or large groups. Enter private boat tours Charleston SC for the win! Our private boat rides are perfect for a gaggle of friends or fun-seeking social clubs to spend time together cruising aboard a floating pub of fun!

Hosting up to 26 guests, Harbor Bar Tours offer a premier way of experiencing Charleston’s steepled skyline from afar while enjoying select friends out in fresh, salty air. Enjoy iconic Charleston landmarks such as historic Fort Sumter or the majestic Ravenel Bridge. Keep an eye out for local wildlife including numerous local feathered friends – you may even spot dolphins swimming alongside! Celebrate your group in impressive style with our premium sound system, party lighting, and comfortable bow seating.

Available for daytime or evening private boat charters, guests can plan music, beverages, food, and activities to maximize their unique Charleston outing from the Ashley River. Featuring a center bar lined with coolers, this state-of-the-art pontoon boat has an optional 12-pedal station allowing guests to join the fun of propelling their private group through Charleston’s glorious harbor. Privacy plus merriment on the water…what’s not to love?

Your experienced captains

Our captains are skilled sailors who are not only experienced and welcoming but also hold professional certifications and accreditations. They have a thorough understanding of the local area and prioritise ensuring your safety.

Their responsibilities include sailing, anchoring, monitoring weather conditions, planning course and hosting an incredible party for you with the help of their skilled team . Consider our captains as knowledgeable tour guides who are passionate about destination and eager to showcase it to you during your private boat charter. They can recommend prime spots for watching sunsets, organizing secluded beach picnics, exploring top-notch Charleston views, and even recommend dining at exceptional local restaurants, creating a tailor-made vacation experience.


Sure! Bring your favourite drinks and snacks. We also able to organise a catering dinner for you. Anything you like as oysters brunch, live sushi party with a Chef, bartender making special cocktails for you. We are able to serve to any of your wishes.

Yes, our boats are equipped with a restroom for the convenience of passengers during the tour.

The cost of charters can vary depending on factors such as the length of the charter, size and type of ship, and additional services and amenities. Sunday through Thursday, the cost is $750, while on weekends, the minimum cost is $1200.

The number of people who can participate in charters can be as little as 2 for the real romantic or 26 of your dearest.

It is a boat that is reserved for the exclusive use of one group or individual. Private charters offer a personalized and customisable experience, allowing guests to design the itinerary, amenities and activities according to their preferences.

Unveiling the Charms of Charleston

Get ready to cruise Charleston’s scenic waterways in a charter tour. Behind the iconic landmarks and historic sites that grace the city’s skyline is a treasure trove of hidden gems waiting to be explored. From the cobblestone streets of the French Quarter to the serene beauty of the coastal scenery, Charleston offers an array of experiences just waiting to be discovered.

As you cruise the calm waters of Charleston, be prepared to be mesmerized by the breathtaking views before you. The iconic spires of the Ravenel Bridge rise against an azure sky and the historic charm of Fort Sumter beckons from afar. However, Charleston’s beauty goes far beyond its famous landmarks and lies in the hidden gems that await around every corner.

Charleston, with its rich history, vibrant culture and stunning natural beauty, offers a truly unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages. Our private tours offer a magical and unforgettable vacation for everyone. They are ideal for both the adventurous and those who wish to simply relax and immerse themselves in the beauty of the Lowcountry.