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Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston

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Safety measures
icon40 minutes  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Get all the thrills of a Charleston ghost tour without any walking on this haunted horse and carriage ride. A horse and carriage takes you down twisting side streets and cobbled alleyways with ease as your guide shares spooky stories from Charleston’s past. Make your way past the Mills House, the Circular Congregational Graveyard, and and Provost Dungeon in the heart of the Holy City.
  • Charleston haunted horse and carriage tour
  • Trot to the city’s spookiest locales on a wheelchair accessible ghost tour
  • Fun way to hear Charleston’s ghost stories and niche history
  • Cover more ground in less time than a walking tour
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40-minute Haunted Evening Horse & Carriage Tour
Certified Guide
Hear spooky tales from Charleston’s history as you pass haunted alleys, graveyards, and a dungeon.
Gratuities

Departure Point

14 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Customers MUST arrive 15-Minutes prior to their scheduled reservation time to board the carriage and check-in.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Old South Carriage

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
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What is the policy on sanitization during Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston?
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The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston.
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What is the maximum group size during Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston?
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This activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston.
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Where does the Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston depart from?
A:
Carriages board and depart from our stable at 14 Anson Street (one block north of the City Market). Our stable provides protection from the elements while you wait.
Apr 2021
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Is parking available for the Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston?
A:
There are multiple parking garages and lots near the City Market. You can also park at the Visitor’s Center and ride the free Downtown Area Shuttle (DASH) to the Market.
Apr 2021
Q:
How early should I arrive for the Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston?
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You MUST check in 15-minutes prior to your scheduled tour time. Failure to do so may result in your reservation being canceled without a refund.
Apr 2021
Q:
Can I bring my young child with me on the Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston?
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Yes, children 3 years and under are free provided that they sit on the lap of a parent or guardian. If you want your child to have a seat, you must purchase a child seat.
Apr 2021
Q:
How long is the Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston?
A:
The carriage tour lasts approximately 40 minutes.
Apr 2021
Q:
Is the Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston narrated?
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Yes. Our tours are narrated by a certified guide. All of our guides who provide historic tours are required to be members of the Palmetto Guild, which indicates they have successfully passed a comprehensive examination on the history of Charleston.
Apr 2021
Q:
What will I see during the Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston?
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This is a 40-minute twilight tour with spooky tales from Charleston’s long history as you pass haunted alleys, graveyards, churches, hotels – and even a dungeon.
Apr 2021
Q:
How many people does the carriage seat during the Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston?
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Our surrey-style carriages seat up to 16 passengers and our wagonette carriages seat up to 8 passengers
Apr 2021
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Can I bring snacks/drinks with me on the Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston?
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Food is not allowed on the carriage, however, you may bring drinks with you. You can purchase bottled water at our offices before or after your tour.
Apr 2021
Q:
Can I bring a stroller on the Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston?
A:
We cannot accommodate strollers on the carriage, however, you may store your stroller at our stable while you're on tour.
Apr 2021
Q:
What if the weather is bad on the date of my Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston?
A:
We run our tours during rain, however, not during thunderstorms. If extended periods of inclement weather are forecasted, we may close for the day. If there is bad weather on your selected date, contact us at the number on your ticket to confirm.
Apr 2021
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Are carriages covered during the Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston?
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Yes. The roof offers shade during sunny weather and some protection from rain–but if it’s raining hard, you will get wet. Lightweight ponchos are available for purchase at 14 Anson Street where you board your carriage.
Apr 2021
Q:
Can I bring my dog with me on the Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston?
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We welcome dogs of all sizes if they’re well-behaved. Smaller pups may ride in your lap, and larger dogs can sit in the front row.
Apr 2021

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Traveler Tips


  • "Not scary at all so if you have small kids this is the tour for you." See review
  • "They assign your seats, but try for the front- a better view and you can hear more." See review

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star-5
Great stories!
Carol_M
, Jun 2021
Well worth the money. Shannon & Roudy made the experience worthwhile! Loved hearing about Charleston’s dark history.
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star-5
Good experience
Michelle_S
, Jun 2021
Overall good experience! Enjoyed the guide and beautiful horses. Nice customer service. Bit pricey for length of ride.
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star-5
Interesting and fun
Liz_W
, Jun 2021
Great stories. I wish the driver had a microphone so we could hear him better. Overall we had a great time.
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star-1
Waste of money
Jared_L
, Jun 2021
It was awful. Tour guide was so monotones and we sitting in the back so we didn’t hear any of the stories. Wish we didn’t spend $160 for the four of us.
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star-5
Great
phyllisammer
, Jun 2021
It was wonderful. The owner was our guide and he was very entertaining. Highly recommend. Don’t miss this when you are in Charleston SC Phyllis
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star-3
Anticlimactic
Curtis_K
, Jun 2021
The views of the local scenery was nice and history in the stories. But couldn’t hear the guide well. He didn’t use microphone and I could barely hear from the 2nd row. I’m sure the people behind me struggled to hear.
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star-5
Fun and interesting!
Callie_S
, Jun 2021
The historical facts about downtown Charleston. The ghost sighting stories were also very interesting. Our guide was very friendly and personable. It was overall an enjoyable experience!
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Hi Callie, thank you for joining us on a Haunted Carriage Tour. We are glad to hear you had an enjoyable tour, and enjoyed your guide. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
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Nice!
Jean_E
, Jun 2021
The guide Carol was awesome. Fun learning interesting facts about Charleston’s history. The ride was comfortable and I was impressed with the obedience of Prince.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Hi Jean, thank you for joining us on a Haunted Carriage Tour. We are glad to hear you enjoyed learning some fun facts about Charleston, and enjoyed having Carol as your guide alongside of Prince. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
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star-5
Perfect for the novice ghost hunters
Louise_S
, Jun 2021
Our guide had an amazing personality and made all the stories interesting and fun. Would highly recommend this tour!
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Excellent experience
bniqua_m
, Jun 2021
Excellent job to our tour guide and Ricky Bobby. I had a group of 6 kids and 2 adults and the guide was informative and showed us all a great time.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Thank you for joining us on a Haunted Carriage Tour. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your tour and Ricky! We look forward to having you visit us again soon.
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