Small-Group Tour: Charleston Harbor by Speedboat (Self-Driven)


Free cancellation

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

Duration2 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
Good To KnowE-voucher
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Get behind the wheel of an F13 speedboat for a guided tour of Charleston Harbor. Learn the basics of operating the speedboat from your guide, and then follow the guide boat past the Battery, under the Ravenel Bridge, to the USS Yorktown, and more, stopping for photo ops and to optionally change drivers.


Drive your own F13 speedboat for an immersive tour experience. Stop for photo ops at points of interest.
Follow your guide to top Charleston Harbor attractions such as the USS Yorktown
Safety briefing and boating lesson included
Small-group tour limited to eight people or fewer


Drive by Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge.
Drive by the South Carolina Aquarium.
Drive by Waterfront Park
Drive by on the water.
Drive right by the USS Yorktown Aircraft Carrier.
Drive by Patriot Point Links on Charleston Harbor.


Fully Guided and Narrated tour
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Your own F13 mini speedboat
US Coast Guard-approved life jacket
Safety orientation


Hotel pickup and drop off
Food and drinks

Additional Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Not recommended for people with neck or back problems or a recent surgery to participate. Pregnant women should not participate.
  • Bring a swimsuit in the summer and a jacket in the winter, sandals or flip-flops, towel, sun block, sunglasses
  • The per boat weight limit of 450 lbs (227kgs)
  • No experience or boating license required. You must be 21 years or older to drive the boat. Minimum age is 5 years old.
  • The boats do have a storage compartment so bags can get wet
  • Voucher info: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.