Charleston Pirate Walking Tour


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Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 4



English (fluent)

The pirates of Charleston and the Carolinas

Explore about Charleston's piratical past on a tour that begins in one of Charleston's oldest buildings, the National Historic Landmark Powder Magazine. Appearances on Travel Channel, A&E, Lifetime, and ETV.

In authentic costume & accompanied by Capt. Bob, the parrot, Eric Lavender shares stories of the pirates who plundered, partied, and perished in Charles Towne. Eric brings Charleston's Golden Age of Piracy to life with stories of Blackbeard's siege of the city, the capture and execution of Stede Bonnet and other pirates, the romance between Calico Jack and Anne Bonny, and much more!

Appearances on Travel Channel, PBS, National Public Radio, A&E, Syfy, and Lifetime. 5 stars on TripAdvisor, Yelp, Google, and Facebook.


This is a walking tour that covers much of are the area included in the original walled city of Charles Towne including the waterfront.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Suggested by Guide: We will begin the tour at the Powder Magazine at 79 Cumberland Street in downtown Charleston.

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 2 hours


This is a walking tour that covers about 1 mile.

What’s Included

Other: 2-hour walking tour that focuses on Charleston's pirate history, admission to the Powder Magazine Museum.

What’s Extra

Other: If you have more than 4 people in your group, please message me for a customized tour.

During warm weather, we suggest you bring sunscreen and a bottle of water.

A Recent Review of this tour

Great tour- thanks Eric!
Melissa McEniry

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