Due to Covid we are limiting Sweet Tea Capacity to 15 passengers.


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During your 2.5-hour Charleston boat tour (Don’t worry – Gilligan is not invited!) you will witness the beauty that has made Charleston the #1 city in the world in many folks’ minds year after year. Impressive, but what is beauty without a little brawn? During your private charter boat tour in Charleston, SC you will see the Yorktown, Fort Sumter, Fort Johnson, Fort Moultrie, Castle Pinkney, and the world-renowned Battery and White Point Garden, which housed artillery during the Civil War. If you think all of that sounds amazing, just wait until you see the sunset. Experiencing the Charleston sunset from the water will leave you breathless! After you catch your breath, the sunset will serve as the perfect backdrop for family portraits, engagements, you name it. Book with one of Charleston’s most experienced boat tour companies today!

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Boat Tour Rates

For up to
20 Guests!

Charleston Yacht Tours start at $750 for 2.5 hours. If you want to book a Charleston Harbor Cruise all day or night, it will only cost you an extra $300 an hour. Additional hours must be booked in advance. Due to time constraints, swimming is only available on cruises for three hours or more. Have a smaller group? Check out our other boats.

Schedule a

Sunset Cruise

Have you ever seen the magic of a Charleston sunset? Booking a boat ride in Charleston, SC is a can’t miss on your “things to do" list.. No two sunsets are the same. With your drinks and snacks and alongside your family, friends or coworkers, you’ll relish in the beauty of the colorful sky. We have the answers to any questions about our Charleston boat tours and will provide you with fun and general information to take home and share. Pictures are a must, they’ll be your most liked Insta post!

Charleston Booze Cruise
Book a

Booze Cruise

Get a fun group together and pick up your favorite drinks and snacks. You’ll be greeted by our local captain and first mate. We’ll swing you by all the Charleston hot spots while you enjoy the view, the breeze, and the booze. Whether you decide to sit in the galley (inside living room), the stern, or the bow, you’ll get the full experience of the harbor. We’re more than happy to take pictures of you and your friends too!

Cruise on a

Harbor Tour

The harbor cruise tour is the ultimate opportunity to see Charleston on the water aboard your choice of yacht. Complete with professional captains and first mates, your group of up to 20 people can enjoy the spacious accommodations and a premium, personalized charter yacht experience. You'll enjoy the nautical skills and local knowledge of the captain, while the first mate tends to the food.


Sweet Tea Private Charter 2.5hr

Departing from Ripley Light Yacht Club Guests will experience the history & wildlife the City has to offer while cruising around …

From USD $800.00

Nauti Thoughts Private Charter 3hrs

Nauti Thoughts is a 42ft Ocean Yacht. It can accommodate up to 6 Passengers. Departing from Ripley Light Yacht Club …

From USD $600.00

High Tide Private Charter 3hrs

High Tide is a 32ft Sea Ray. With plenty of room for 2 to 6 passengers. It is a great boat for cruising the Harbor in style …

From USD $600.00

The Skiff

Experience the water and islands around Charleston like the locals. The Skiff is perfect for going to beaches and swimming …

From USD $950.00
Why book a boat tour with us?

Satisfaction Guaranteed

On our Charleston boat tours, food and drink are encouraged! Alcohol is welcome for guests 21 and older. We provide the cooler and ice – aren’t we nice?! Music and boating are like a horse and carriage – They just go together! Sweet Tea is equipped with a Bluetooth stereo system that makes us the envy on the water so bring your tunes. Sweet Tea has a full Head (bathroom) unlike some other sightseeing boat tours in Charleston, SC.