Children's Treasure Hunt Tour

Why We Love This

  • Hands-on activities make history fun.
  • Pirate lore and encounters
  • Guides remain in character throughout the experience

Charleston Pirate Tours

Join authentically costumed pirates and their real parrots for Charleston's only children's tour. It's a treasure hunt with hands-on activities that make history fun! All of the kids get free souvenirs: foam sword, pirate bandana, treasure, and a balloon parrot. They even make their own pirate flags!

What You'll Do

Join authentically costumed pirates and their real parrots for Charleston's only children's tour. The children sign our log to join the crew. Next, we practice sword drills with foam rubber swords so the crew is ready for the adventure. Each child receives a sword to keep as a souvenir. We then set out on our treasure hunt, exploring the pirate history of White Point Gardens and Charleston Harbor. Children also make their own pirate flags. The tour ends when we find the treasure chest and divvy up the plunder. The kids get more souvenirs from the treasure chest and their very own parrot (don't worry, parents... it's a balloon parrot, so you don't have to feed it or worry about parrot poop!)

Insider Tips

There are no public restrooms, so you might want to go before arriving. This is an outdoor activity, so please dress appropriately for the weather.

Age & Fitness

Ages 3-12. All ages must be accompanied by an adult.

Meeting Location

Corner of East Battery and Murray Blvd.

What Should I Bring


When To Arrive

Please arrive 10-15 minutes early.


There is street parking around the perimeter of the park. The closest garage is at 25 Prioleau St., which is 1/2 mile from the meeting place.

Cancellations & Refunds

Tours go rain or shine, but if there is hazardous weather, we will cancel the tour. If that happens, you have the options of rescheduling your tour (based your on schedule and our availability) or a refund.


April 19, 2017 - 

Great tour- all the kids loved it and the guide was awesome!! The stories she told were really good!

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