Charleston speed boat adventure tour
Activities

Charleston speed boat adventure tour

Free cancellation
Printed ticket only
Duration: up to 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Enjoy a fully narrated tour of the world famous Charleston Harbor
  • Marvel at the stunning skyline of downtown Charleston seen from the speedboat
  • Drive, navigate, and captain your own speedboat for the entity of the tour
  • Spot wildlife that live near the harbor
What to expect

Enjoy a fully narrated speed boat adventure tour for 13 miles through the world famous Charleston Harbor!

You'll have a once in a lifetime view of the Battery, USS Yorktown Aircraft Carrier, Arthur Ravenel Jr Bridge, the downtown Charleston skyline, Waterfront Park, South Carolina Aquarium, and the cruise ship terminal.

During the tour, you'll also have the chance to spot some of the wildlife that calls Charleston Harbor home!

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Your own F13 mini speed boat
    • USCG approved life jacket
    • Instructions covering: boating basics, rules of the road, tour hand signals
    • Professionally-trained guide leading and narrating the tour
    What's not included
    • Transportation to/from the meeting location
    Where

    Ripley Light Marina - 56 Ashley Point Drive, Charleston, SC 29407

    Meeting point:

    Speed Boat Adventures staff will meet guests at the 2nd gangway entering the marina and escort you down to the docks

    What to remember
    • Please note that the tour duration (2 hours) also includes a 20 to 30-minute land instruction session
    • It is recommended for children riding with adults to be ages 5 & up. Children under 5 are welcome on a case to case basis, as long as the conditions of the water are fair and the child can “hold on” physically. If the conditions are rough, it is not safe for a child under 5
    • To drive the boat alone, a person must be 18 years old. Ages 16 & up may drive as long as an adult is in the boat as well
    • There is no height requirement; Each boat may not exceed 450lbs
    • Guests with neck or back problems or a recent surgery are recommended not to participate. Pregnant woman should not participate
    • Part of the fun at Speed Boat Adventures Tours is that, at times, you will be riding in open water. Please note that, although usually calm, the harbor can be choppy at times
    • What if you get sea sick? Normally seasickness is caused by the slow rolling motion in the ocean. Since the speedboats move along at high speeds it normally doesn’t bother people that are prone to getting seasick
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
    • Please arrive 15-20 minutes before your scheduled departure time to check in
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    Provider
    Speed Boat Adventures
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 7 days before the experience begins.

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