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Adult Ages 12+
Child Ages 4-11

Explore Charleston & Magnolia Plantation!

Welcome to the South, y’all! Get the true Lowcountry experience with Adventure Sightseeing on this guided tour of one of America’s first tourist attractions and America’s first public gardens, the Magnolia Plantation and Gardens.

Dating from 1676 and open to the public since 1870, this plantation and its world-famous gardens have been owned by the Drayton family for 12 generations.

On this 4.5-hour, half-day tour:

  • Enjoy a guided walk through America’s last large-scale Romantic garden.
  • Experience history on a 45-minute narrated nature tram ride through the Audubon swamp gardens.
  • See wildlife such as alligators, egrets, herons, and turtles on the nearly 600-acre plantation.
  • Go back in time with a 30-minute tour of the Magnolia Plantation Home.
  • Round-trip transportation in our climate controlled buses and all gate fees are included in the price of the tour!

When you return from Magnolia Plantation, enjoy our 3:30 p.m., 90-minute city tour. This is usually with the same driver, but they will direct you if not.

On this top-rated city tour, you enjoy:

  • Select stories from 350 years of Charleston history
  • Beautiful architecture in the historic district
  • Drive through The Citadel, the South’s most famous military academy
  • The Old City Market, lovely gardens, wrought iron art, and many of the city’s 210 churches
  • Tour around the Battery and stop for a photo opportunity with Fort Sumter in the background
  • Many other historic sights of Charleston!

Want more Charleston? Check out what is included with our tours FOR FREE!

The Powder Magazine – South Carolina’s oldest public building. Exhibits focus on South Carolina’s colonial military history!