If you are looking for fun and interesting things to do in Charleston, SC then contact us today. Carolina Marine Group provides private boat tours and harbor cruises of historical Charleston, SC. Our fleet can accommodate smaller groups of 6 or less on our 36 ft Hatteras, or for larger parties of up to 18 guests on our 30 ft party boat “Ship of Fools”.
Captain Dave holds a 100 ton USCG Master License for over 20 years. He also teaches boat handling and close quarter maneuvering. He is both a NASBLA and Safe Boating Council certified instructor for both in classroom and on the water training. Safety and comfort is his first priority.
While Captain Dave is serious about boating he has a love for the water and having fun. Learn more about Captain Dave’s story.
If you are planning a trip to Charleston or if you live here and are simply looking for interesting things to do in Charleston then contact us today. Carolina Marine Group provides boat tours and harbor cruises of historical Charleston, SC. We leave from The City Marina in downtown Charleston. Here you will climb aboard a classic 1971 Hatteras that has been completely restored and updated with all new electronic and safety gear. As we pull out of the marina within a minute you will begin viewing the historic homes along Murray Blvd and the historic Battery. Get up close to the Ravenel Bridge and come along side of the USS Yorktown; pass by Shutes Folly Island and Castle Pinckney in the middle of the harbor. Did we forget to mention Dolphins? Yeah, lots and lots of dolphins fill the harbor. Finally, we pass by the historic Civil War fort, Fort Sumter on our way back to port.
The boat can accommodate up to 6 guests by Coast Guard regulations. The boat has a restroom onboard and air conditioning for the hot summer days. Transportation from your hotel can be provided in our fully restored 1970 VW bus.
Captain Dave holds a 100 ton USCG master licence for over 20 years. He also teaches boat handling and close quarter manuvering.
He is both a NASBLA and Safe Boating Council certified instructor for both in classroom and on the water training. Saftey and comfort is his first priority.
There are so many things to do in Charleston and we are happy to customize your trip based on your desires. Are you wanting to be out on the water early in the day to catch the sunrise or are you really just wanting to bask in the sun during the middle of the day? Do you want to be sipping local Bourbon and smoking cigars out on the water as you take in the beautiful scenery and sights that our city has to offer while relaxing on the back deck of the boat? Would you prefer a romantic sunset cruise in a quiet idyllic setting or would you like the captain to tell you everything he knows about the history of Charleston? Our goal is to make your time in Charleston with us the most memorable experience you have while visiting our beautiful city. Let us know what your needs and desires are and we will go the extra mile.