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Historic City Tour & Magnolia Plantation

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Duration Total Tour time 9:30am to 4:00pm

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

Combine our Historic city tour with a tour of Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, selected as one of “America’s Most Beautiful Gardens” by Travel Leisure Magazine. Take a guided tour of the Drayton family home founded in 1676. Take in the beauty of the plantations wetland, lakes, forests and marshes with a Nature Train ride. See everything from alligators and turtles to herons and egrets on this 45 minute tram ride. Tours depart from the Charleston Visitor Center daily at 9:30 & returns at 2:00 in time for the 2:30 City Tour

Historic City Tour & Magnolia Plantation Highlights

What’s included-

  • 45 minute guided house tour
  • 45 minute Nature Tram Tour
  • Historic Gardens
  • Petting Zoo
  • The Conservatory
  • Orientation Theater
  • The Peacock Café (items available for purchase)
  • The Old African American Cabin
  • Gift Shop
  • Drayton Home (Note: this is not Drayton Hall)
  • Transportation to and from plantation
  • Historic City Tour - 2:30pm that same today

Historic City Tour & Magnolia Plantation Inclusions

  • Tour last 6- 1/2 hours from start to finish
  • 45 minute guided house tour
  • 45 minute Nature Tram Tour
  • Transportation to and from plantation
  • Historic City Tour - 2:30pm that same today
  • Petting Zoo
  • The Conservatory
  • Orientation Theater
  • The Paecock Café
  • The Old African American Cabin
  • Gift Shop
  • Transportation to and from plantation
  • Historic City Tour - 2:30pm that same today

Please Note

  • Please confirm date and times before submitting reservation.
  • Please note that booking times are exact and not an arrival window
  • Departs from the Visitors Center at 375 Meeting Street
  • Daily Tours begin at 9:30 a.m.
  • Please note the City of Charleston does not allow Hop on Hop off services
  • Must cancel scheduled tour 24 hours prior to tour departure time in order to receive a full refund.

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May 04 2019
This place was beautiful. Would have liked more time there.
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
Apr 19 2019
Very enjoyable and well organized
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
Mar 31 2019
We enjoyed the trip to Magnolia ... our guide was interesting and added good information during our trip out and back. The City Tour was the perfect event for a somewhat chilly day. We felt like we chose a great day to do these tours. My sister and I would highly recommend both of these tours.
reviewed by Ms Ann Visser
Mar 12 2019
It was the best except for the cold weather.
reviewed by Mr William Dotzauer
Dec 30 2018
Driver was very informative and helpful
reviewed by Mr Stan Tubbs
Oct 15 2018
Could have skipped the nature tram. This tome of year not much moving.
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
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Tour Itinerary

Combine our Historic city tour with a tour of Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, selected as one of “America’s Most Beautiful Gardens” by Travel Leisure Magazine. Take a guided tour of the Drayton family home founded in 1676. Take in the beauty of the plantations wetland, lakes, forests and marshes with a Nature Train ride. See everything from alligators and turtles to herons and egrets on this 45 minute tram ride. Magnolia Plantation offers additional tours available upon check-in for an additional fee with time permitting. Tours depart from the Charleston Visitor Center daily at 9:30. Limited space available, reservations recommended.

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