Charleston: Magnolia Plantation Entry & Tour with Transport


Join your guide on a half-day tour of the majestic Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. Climate-controlled transportation is provided to and from Charleston where you'll enjoy a house and garden tour.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 2 hours in advance for a full refund

  • Duration

    4 hour


  • Highlights
    • Take in the beauty of the plantation's wetland, lakes, forests, and marshes
    • Look for alligators, turtles, herons, and other wildlife on the nature tram ride
    • Stroll through one of America's most beautiful gardens
    • Enjoy included roundtrip transportation from downtown Charleston
  • Full description
    Witness a slice of living history at Magnolia Plantation and its world-famous gardens, owned by the Drayton family for 12 generations. Visit the Historic Gardens, Petting Zoo, and The Conservatory.
    Begin your half-day tour by boarding a climate-controlled coach in Charleston. Meet your professional guide and ride to Magnolia Plantation, dating from 1676 and the time of the British colony.
    Step into one of America's first tourist attractions and first public gardens, which have been open to the public since 1870. Take a guided walk through America's last large-scale romantic garden.
    Experience history on a 45-minute narrated tram ride through the Audobon Swamp Gardens and visit important locations like Drayton Home (not Drayton Hall), Orientation Theater, and the Old African American Cabin.
  • Includes
    • 45-minute guided house tour
      45-minute nature tour by tram
      Transportation to and from Magnolia Plantation from the meeting point (375 Meeting St - Visitor Center)
  • Exclude
    • Food and drinks