Soak up the sun while exploring Historic Charleston the way the locals do... from the water!


Explore Historic Charleston from a Harbor View!

Relax and indulge in the Holy City's marine wildlife, history, barrier islands, and breath taking views on your own Private Tour Boat.
We cater to groups of all sizes, from family reunions, gathering of friends, bachelorette parties, corporate outings, to celebrating couples.

Harborview Charters takes pride in giving exciting and educational excursions that are fun for the whole family. Or, cut loose on Charleston’s #1 Booze Cruise for your special event! We can customize any boat charter to fit your needs.

Get up close and personal with nature on the Charleston Harbor, and awaken all five senses for adventure!
You will soon realize why one of our private boat tours is one of the best things to do during a visit in Charleston, SC.

Private Boat Tours

Booze Cruise

This is our most popular day cruise on Charleston’s #1 Party Boat!

Ideal for Bachelorette Parties, Birthday Parties, Corporate Events, or any Special Occasion. This day cruise is geared more to the partygoer, or those wanting to relax and converse with their group in more of a happy hour atmosphere. Bluetooth into our stereo system with your favorite tunes and cut loose! Duration: 2, 3, or 4 hours...

Dolphin Watch/Harbor Tour

Great for families or corporate outings!!

Travel back in time while you enjoy a narrated and astonishing harbor cruise past historic landmarks. Be amazed by the stunning sites and sounds of our beautiful waters and its wildlife while we seek out the graceful and adventurous Atlantic Bottle Nose Dolphin! Duration: 2 hours...

Sunset Cruise

Unwind and observe our breathtaking Lowcountry sunset from a harbor view!

Sit back and enjoy as we cruise past Battery Estates, Charleston Water Front Park, Castle Pinckney, and under the beautiful spans of the Cooper River Bridge. Sip on some wine or champagne with your love as the sinking sun paints the city's skyline with spectacular colors, on this memorable boat cruise! Duration: 2 hours...

Shell & Shark Teeth Hunting

Family Fun Activity!

Stroll the shores while hunting for a variety of shark teeth, artifacts, shells and sea treasures on beautiful untouched, unspoiled, and undeveloped Morris Island. You never know what you might find, from sea glass, whelks, pottery, to cannon balls, and more! Duration: 3 or 4 hours...


WEEKDAY RATES (Monday-Thursday)

2 hours: $650

3 hours: $950

4 hours: $1,250

WEEKEND RATES (Friday-Sunday)

2 hours: $750

3 hours: $1,100

4 hours: $1,450

Total Passenger capacity is 22 people.

If reserving for a 2 hour Tour/Cruise duration there are NO swim, beach or any other stops.

Holiday rates are charged as weekend rates.

Ask for small group discount code for 1-6 people. (Discount valid ONLY for 6 person MAX, including children). Blackout dates/tour times may apply.


Can we bring our own drinks?

YES, please do, all of our excursions are BYOB. You may bring whatever you would like to drink/eat. The Captain will provide a large cooler with ice, waters, cups, and corkscrew/bottle opener. NO GLASS DRINKWARE ALLOWED ON BOAT.

What do we need to bring for our tour?

All you need to bring are good vibes. However, some suggested items that you may want to bring are a camera, water/drinks, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, snacks/lunch, towel, or something long sleeved in case of too much sun, chills, or wetness. In the spring and fall we highly encourage that guest dress and wear appropriate clothing such as a warm jacket. Please contact us for any questions on items.

The Captain will provide a large cooler with ice, waters, cups, and corkscrew/bottle opener. The boat is also equipped with a state of the art stereo system to play your favorite playlist.


Does boat the have a restroom?

Yes, our boat is equipped with a potty. There are also multiple restroom facilities around the marina area to utilize before and after our boat tour.


Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made prior to 14 days out from reservation date will receive a full refund.

Cancellation made between 8-13 days of reservation date/time may request a reschedule for a later date or voucher for the amount paid.

Cancellations made within 7 days of reservation date/time are non-refundable. Cancellations within 7 days will be given NO exceptions or considerations of reschedules or vouchers.

Weather Policy

Cancellation due to weather is Harborview Charters and the Captains decision only! We will contact you on the phone number provided on the day of your tour if there are any weather concerns/cancellations. The Captain keeps a diligent eye on weather and will inform you in ample time to get you rescheduled. Weather cancellations by us are 100% refundable if rescheduling is not possible. We observe real time accurate weather concerns on actual live radars to determine if severe weather is inclement during your specific time on the water with us. Isolated/pop-up thunderstorms are a way of life here in the summer months and they may delay us for a few minutes our miss us entirely, so PLEASE SHOW UP UNLESS YOU HEAR FROM US.  

Please arrive 10 MINUTES before departure time. Tardiness may result in your trip being cut short by that amount of time.


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