Dog Friendly Tours in Charleston, SC

There are 19 dog friendly tours in Charleston, SC. Use the links below to get an overview of each dog tour, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners.

Old Charleston Ghost Tours

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Bring Fido along on an Old Charleston Ghost Tour! This walking tour starts in Washington Park and lasts about 90 minutes. You and your pooch may even hear a story about a ghost dog that roams the streets of Charleston.

Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

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Magnolia Plantation has beautiful gardens you can explore with Fido, but the real treat here is that dogs are also allowed on the tram tours. Dogs that can be carried are even allowed inside the plantation house. In addition to the garden, there are many nature trails on the property.

Charleston Schooner Pride

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Small, well-behaved dogs are welcome aboard Charleston Schooner Pride's two-hour sails as long as they are leashed or remain in a carrier. There are no set courses on the boat. She sails with the winds and tides,so every cruise is unique. There will be some narration and the crew is always willing to point out the historic sites and wildlife in the harbor. Passengers are welcome to raise and trim the sails with the crew or just sit back and enoy. Guests may bring aboard a picnic lunch. However, by law, no beverages may be brought on board. Sodas, water, beer, wine, and light snacks are available for purchase. Public sails depart daily. Advance purchase strongly recommended as sails often sell out in advance.

Drayton Hall

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Drayton Hall is a pet-friendly southern plantation house. The main house is considered one of the finest examples of Georgian-Palladian architecture in the United States, and the grounds represent one of the most significant, undisturbed historic landscapes in America. Pets are not allowed on tours inside the house, but they can join you on the two self-guided nature walks. Others have been known to enjoy a nice nap under the outdoor “Connections” tent while their family attends the program. Please leash and clean up after your pet while visiting Drayton Hall.

Charleston Water Taxi

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The Water Taxi provides ferry service for five different locations in Charleston. Along the way to the next stop, you are going to see the beauty of Charleston from the water. Dolphins also often make an appearance. Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome to accompany you on the water taxi.

Charleston Carriage Works

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Charleston Carriage Works offers narrated tours of Charleston's residential historic district in covered, horse-drawn carriages. Tours load and depart approximately every 30 minutes from their stable at 20 Anson Street. Small dogs are welcome to join their humans on these tours. There is no charge for dogs on the tour provided they can sit on your lap or your party includes four humans, too. The price of a child's ticket will be charged for dogs not fitting these criteria.

Free Tours by Foot

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Free Tours by Foot is pleased to present the only free, name-your-own-price sightseeing tours of Charleston. We provide a platform for licensed, professional, freelance tour guides to lead tours at no upfront cost, so that you may enjoy a quality sightseeing experience no matter what your budget. Everyone should be permitted to take a guided tour for a price they feel it was worth - even free! No two tours are the same, although all tours are memorable. Dogs are welcome on tours as long as they are leashed at all times and their humans clean up after them.

Mary-Margaret's Walking Tours

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Mary-Margaret's Walking Tours provide specialty tours including "Ladies of the Lowcountry" "The Bridesmaids Tour" and "2 Graveyards & a Cocktail". Take a walk in the most beautiful neighborhoods, along the seawall and through White Point Gardens. Hear about the Great Earthquake, See Fort Sumter across the harbor, and learn about the great men and women who lived in Charleston over the past 344 years! Bring your pets with you and let them enjoy shady streets, plenty of grass at White Point Gardens, and wide sidewalks along the sea wall! Cal 843-580-1884 to reserve a spot on Mary-Margaret's Walking Tours. Mary-Margaret looks forward to taking you around town!

Chilling Charleston

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Chilling Charleston is a macabre 90-minute walking tour of haunted Charleston. You and Fido are invited to come walk the weathered streets of Charleston as you follow in the footsteps of lords and generals, thieves and murderers, slaves and free people. Hear the tales of legends, murders, and the horrors of history. Dogs must be well-behaved and leashed at all times.

Classic Carriage Works

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Charleston's best carriage tour! The best way to see one of America's most beautiful and historic cities is by horse and carriage, and Classic Carriage Works has the best guides, the most beautiful horses, and the oldest stable in the city. The tours last about an hour, and well behaved dogs are always welcome. Group tours and private tours are available, and there are three different tours offered, the Charleston History Tour, the Civil War Tour, and the Slavery to Freedom Tour. You can make reservations online or over the phone, or just look for the green carriage.

Ashley on the Cooper Walking Tours

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Ashley on the Cooper Walking Tours offers some of the most in-depth and enthralling history tours of Charleston, SC. Join us on adventure in Charleston you will never forget. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome to join their humans on the tour.

Exclusive Fishing Charter

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Exclusive Fishing Charter offers dog-friendly fishing and sunset tours.

Historic Charleston City Tours

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Historic Charleston City Tours offers Charleston's only ON/OFF city tour. This complete tour features 5 mini walking tours during the narration. Easy-access 2015 Sprinter buses make for a personal and fun adventure for the two-legged and four-legged guests alike.

Palmetto Carriage Works

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Palmetto Carriage Works welcomes well-behaved leashed dogs to join their humans on their narrated carriage tours of Charleston.

Ghost City Tours

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Whether you prefer a family-friendly excursion or a late-night adult-only tour, Ghost City Tours has the tour for you. Options include The Ghosts of Liberty Tour and On Death And Depravity: The Tour. Tours take approximately 90 minutes and operate seven nights a week. Tour times and departure locations vary by chosen tour.

Adventure Harbor Tours

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Adventure Harbor Tours offers a wide range of different boat tours in Mount Pleasant. Service animals and pets are welcome on the boat, provided they do not freak out and eat the engine or small children.

Boone Hall Plantation

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Bring Fido along to enjoy the beautiful grounds of Boone Hall Plantation. Take a self-guided tour of the gardens and view a stunning variety of plants, flowers, and trees. The highlight of the gardens is the antique roses, growing for more than 100 years. Keep Fido on a leash at all times. Dogs are not allowed on house tours.

Firefly Distillery

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A short distance from Kiawah Island and Charleston, SC, visit our home on Wadmalaw Island, featuring the dog-friendly Firefly Tasting Room and Deep Water Vineyard.

Nature Adventures Outfitters

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Nature Adventures Outfitters offers kayak and SUP (stand up paddleboard) rentals and tours. While Fido can't join you on a tour, you can absolutely bring your dog when you rent a kayak or SUP. For SUPs, please bring a towel to put on the board so the dog's claws do not tear up the padding. Also, doggy life jackets are recommended. Most dogs love water, and in case your pup jumps in, the handle on the life jacket will make it much easier to get your dog back in your boat/on your board. Our hours change with sunrise and sunset; so please call for our most current hours or to make a reservation!