Charleston: Schooner Sailing Harbor Tour & Dolphin Watch


Set sail along the historic Charleston Harbor aboard a three-masted schooner. Help hoist the sails up to 84 feet in height and admire the harbor views while you watch for dolphins.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

  • Duration

    1.5 hour


  • Highlights
    • Feel the breeze on your face as you sail through the historic Charleston Harbor
    • Admire the seaside views of landmarks, including Fort Sumter and Castle Pinckney
    • Take an active part in raising the sails on a classic, three-masted schooner
    • Keep an eye out for dolphins playing in the water and other wildlife
    • Hear about local history and sailing stories from the crew members
  • Full description
    Experience the wonder of sailing on a classic, 84-foot tall ship in the idyllic setting of Charleston Harbor. As you cruise, marvel at the power of the wind filling the sails and the tranquility of the sea. Catch glimpses of historic landmarks, like Fort Sumter, and dolphins gamboling on the waves.
    Begin your sailing excursion at the Aquarium Wharf. There, meet your captain and crew of the striking, 3-masted ship known as the Schooner Pride. Admire the character and class of this authentic model of the classic coastal trading schooners.
    Next, prepare to set sail and help the crew as you begin to pull away from the dock. Once the sails are raised, sit back and relax on the benches lining the main deck. Enjoy views of Charleston Harbor stretching out before you.
    Continue your tour as you cruise past Charleston highlights, such as Fort Sumter, Fort Johnson, and Yorktown Point. Onwards, discover the historic waterfront area of Castle Pinckney. Sail further on waters that Blackbeard once...  more
  • Includes
    • Boat entry
      Captain and crew
      Cruise around Charleston Harbor
  • Exclude
    • Drinks (available for purchase on board)