Beaufort Transportation

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    Horse Drawn Carriage

    by grandmaR Updated Aug 11, 2006
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    There are several different carriage companies that will take you on a tour.

    Southernrose Buggy Tours
    1210 Newcastle St
    Beaufort, SC 29902
    (843) 524-2900

    Narrated tour of the Old Point neighborhood and the Historic District. Offering walking tours as well.

    Carolina Buggy Tours
    Phone: 843-525-1300
    Fax: 843-525-1000
    PO Box 1087, 901 Port Republic St.
    Beaufort, SC 29901

    50 minute guided tours of the Old Point neighborhood and the Historic District. Departs daily or call Visitor's Center for schedule.

    I have not taken one of these tours, but I understand that guides touch on area history, telling stories about the grand houses and their owners. Some offer gossipy accounts of celebrity visitors and movie stars.

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    • Architecture
    • Horse Riding
    • Historical Travel

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    Boating

    by grandmaR Written Aug 11, 2006
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    Beaufort is almost surrounded by water, so there are many different on the water options for getting to or seeing Beaufort. Although we've come to Beaufort by boat, we have not tried any of these options. Some ideas to consider are:

    Ace Basin Tours, Inc. (phone and website below)
    1 Coosaw River Drive
    Beaufort, SC 29902

    Pontoon boat tour from Coosaw Marine Dock. Wed. and Sat. 10 am and by appointment. Where the Ashepoo, Combabee and Edisto Rivers converge to form the largest pristine estuarine preserve on the East Coast. 3 hours.

    From Hilton Head take 278 to 170 North. Follow SC 170 North across Chechessee River bridge and Broad River bridge. After the Broad River bridge, turn RIGHT on SC 802 East and follow to intersection where 802 and US 21 South merge. Turn RIGHT, still on 802, and cross high bridge and continue to light (Walgreen’s and Publix on opposite corners). Go straight through light continuing on SC 802 East (also called Sams Point Road) for 6.7 miles to the bridge that crosses Lucy Point Creek. Cross the bridge and ACE Basin Tours marina is immediately to the LEFT at the far end of the bridge

    Aqua Sports, Inc./Sea Wolf Charters
    Phone: (843) 525-1174
    Fax: (843) 525-9166
    5003 Luella St. Beaufort, SC 29906
    Port Royal Marina. Year-round professional sport fishing and customized cruise trips. By appointment. Call for rates.

    Captain Dick`s Tours
    Phone: (843) 524-4422
    63 Adams Circle Beaufort, SC 29902
    See Beaufort by water.

    Captain Eddie's Fishing Charters
    Phone: 843-838-3782
    28 Salt Wind Sr St. Helena, SC
    http://www.fishingcapteddie1.com/

    Offshore & Inshore fishing, sightseeing cruises and dolphin watching; Captain Eddis's Fishing Charters has it all.

    Southurn Rose Buggy Tours
    Offering boat tours as well.

    Related to:
    • Sailing and Boating
    • Kayaking
    • Cruise

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    Tours

    by grandmaR Updated Aug 11, 2006
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    There are many tours available in Beaufort - most of them can be started at the Visitor's Center. These include the tours by Beaufort Tour Service (whose bus I took the picture of)

    In addition to Beaufort Tour Service there is

    Point Tours And Transportation
    Phone: (843) 522-3576
    Fax: (843) 524-5371
    P. O. Box 338 Beaufort, SC 29901
    Bus tour of Beaufort and surrounding islands. Airport charter. Call to make an appointment.

    Spirit of Old Beaufort which offers walking tours or self guided tours
    103 W Street Ext, Beaufort, SC (843) 525-0459

    Ghost Tours of Beaufort
    Beaufort, SC (843) 525-0070

    Related to:
    • Historical Travel
    • Road Trip
    • Architecture

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    It's easiest to arrive by car...

    by richiecdisc Written Oct 4, 2002

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    It's easiest to arrive by car as the drive between Savannah and Charleston is quite scenic and nice to be able to stop when you like.
    The historical district is very compact so walking is your best option.

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