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    Private Cruises in the Low Country onboard 6 People Hurricane Deck Boat
    Super Owner6 guests

    Private Cruises in the Low Country onboard 6 People Hurricane Deck Boat

    Private Cruises aboard a Center Console with Professional Captain!
    Super Owner7 guests

    Private Cruises aboard a Center Console with Professional Captain!

    80' Burger Luxury Megayacht Charter in Charleston
    12 guests

    80' Burger Luxury Megayacht Charter in Charleston

    30' Adventure Craft in Folly Beach, South Carolina
    6 guests

    30' Adventure Craft in Folly Beach, South Carolina

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    GetMyBoat customer reviews for boat rentals in Charleston.

    1. NM
      Private Cruises in the Low Country onboard 6 People Hurricane Deck Boat

      Five stars! At the last minute I couldn’t go on the trip due to an accident. Captain Barney was so kind and even offered to take me at a later date. My family who did make the trip had such a wonderful time, and Captain Barney kept me in the loop by sending me lots of pictures and updates of their trip. He even spent some extra time with them since it was a first time on the water for one. I could not ask for a better experience for my family- and even me although I was stranded at home. Thanks so much!

    2. RR
      Enjoy your own PRIVATE island hopping, booze cruise, dolphin watching, a sunset or twilight cruise with us! Weekday 4 hour special!

      Dave and his wife are the best! The boat is a 2018 and spacious enough for 6, though we had 5 onboard with us. Dave is a great captain and knows what he is doing! We never felt uncomfortable and we had a wonderful day on the CHS waters exploring! Highlight was heading down the Stono River to the Kiawah islands and enjoying the day on the sandbar with other boaters. Highly recommend Dave!

    3. JG
      Sailing Catana 431 Catamaran Yacht in Folly Beach, South Carolina

      My husband and I had a great overall experience with Ryan. He took us out on a relaxing ride, we played our favorite music with his Bluetooth speakers, we drank our alcoholic beverages of choice, and we came within several feet of some dolphins. The best part of the experience, though, was Ryan and his fantastic personality. He shared good stories with us, made us feel extremely comfortable, and didn’t overcrowd us in any way. 5 stars and highly recommend to anyone!! ⛵️🤩

    4. Natasha
      Private Cruises in the Low Country onboard 6 People Hurricane Deck Boat

      Captain Barney was amazing. I came from California with three of my girlfriends and I can’t express how comfortable and welcoming he made us feel. We wanted site seeing, swimming and just fun on a boat in general and he provided all of the above. The history lessons, the sandbars we went swimming at and also the spots to see dolphins (there were dolphins almost everywhere). If you’re looking for a boat in Charleston, stop right now, this is no question

    5. CP
      Enjoy your own PRIVATE island hopping, booze cruise, dolphin watching, a sunset or twilight cruise with us! Weekday 4 hour special!

      Dave & Laurie were absolutely the best!!! Myself & 4 of my friends planned an evening boat trip for my belated birthday. We didn’t want to go anywhere specific, just cruise around. Dave and Laurie made the experience. We could not have asked for a better time. Laurie even fished my hat out of the water when it flew off! HIGHLY recommend them! (:

    6. JC
      41-ft. The Hottest New Luxury Sport Yacht for Charter in Charleston, featuring Fusion Sound System, Gyro-Stabilizing and Quite-Ride Technology

      Just want to Thank both of you, Cap Richard and Ms. Carolyn! Today was perfect! From the beautiful yacht to our playlist, the history of Charleston to the hands on approach to everything, felt like a day with family! Everything was well planned, time taken to be in the moment, and catered to the things that we featured. Thank you!! 11 years! Our anniversary. Took a lot of planning on my part and you guys helped execute everything down to a T! Thank you so much! Truly was an amazing, relaxing day! We loved everything! It’s very cool to be around good people! Especially on special occasions - Life is about pursuing moments. Today, thanks to Cap Richard and Ms. Carolyn was a moment we will cherish! Thank you so much! - Jason M. Capel - NC / Pittsburgh Pa

    Boating Guide - Charleston

    What to know about renting a boat in Charleston, SC

    Renting a boat to cruise on the rivers in Charleston is an unforgettable way to experience the city. Rent a speedboat and explore at a fast pace, feeling the wind whip through your hair as you see the sights from a new perspective. Traveling with a big family or group? Rent a houseboat or overnight yacht while in Charleston with a large party, so you’ll have sufficient space to spread out and enjoy your boating day with comfort.

    To explore Charleston at a laidback pace on the water, make sure you book a sailing charter during your stay. Soak up the sun and enjoy the breeze as a skipper steers the boat in the beautiful waters of the Atlantic.

    Fishing charters are a favorite activity to book for tourists in Charleston. Fishing is deeply ingrained in the culture and history of this seaport, and local anglers are happy to take you out for a day of reeling in great catches. Try spearfishing or deep sea fishing on a charter from Charleston. It’s sure to be a day of your vacation that you’ll never forget!

    In the summertime, the city comes alive with visitors taking over the beaches, and there’s no shortage of water sports to try. Book a kiteboarding lesson to try this exciting sport, learning from the pros on the beach. It's so fun to watch kiteboarders, and getting to learn how to do it yourself is incredible.

    For travelers who love organized tours, there are eco and historical boat tours of Charleston. Enjoy learning and exploring from the comfort of a boat cruise. Book a group or private tour to learn more about the rich history and culture of this American city.

    A unique thing for both visitors and locals to try in Charleston is a scuba diving trip or lessons. Earn your certification or enjoy time spent underwater, exploring cool dive sites.

    If you prefer to get some exercise during your travels, check out your options for paddle sports in Charleston. One popular water activity is stand-up paddleboarding. It's a wonderful upper body workout and it enables you to cruise along the coastline at your own pace. No matter your travel fitness preferences, you’ll find the perfect way to get out on the water and get a workout during your stay in Charleston.

    Are you planning a bachelorette party for the bride-to-be in Charleston? Check out our Charleston Bachelorette Party Guide to see why a bachelorette boat party is a must-do!

    Looking for more information about Charleston? Check out this Charleston Travel Guide!

    Boating Events in Charleston

    One major boating event in Charleston is the annual Charleston Boat Show. This 3-day event showcases hundreds of beautiful boats and marine recreational vendors. Be sure to stop by if you’re a boating enthusiast in the city for this weekend.

    The Sperry Charleston Race Week is an event not to be missed if you’re in Charleston in April. This exciting sailing event hosts teams from all over Charleston and other parts of the country. There are lots of great events going on during the regattas, and it’s an awesome competition to watch from shore. The races start from Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina.

    Other Things To Do

    While on land in Charleston, there’s no shortage of activities to do, things to see, and meals to eat. If you want to see more of the city, try a classic carriage tour or walking tour to learn more. You’ll see the idyllic Market Street, and pass by the Charleston Museum Mile.

    Need a beach day? Head to Folly Beach or Sullivan’s Island for a relaxing day of soaking up the sun and laying in the sand. If you want more time in nature, try hiking around John’s Island, where you can see the magnificent Angel Oak tree.

    Marinas in Charleston

    There are many marinas located throughout the city in Charleston. Some of the top marinas include the Charleston City Marina, The Harborage at Ashley Marina and Bristol Marina. These marinas are good spots to go if you need boating advice, or want to take a walk and admire some stunning vessels. The marinas of Charleston are located conveniently close to downtown, and there are nearby restaurants and points of interest at all of them.

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    About Charleston

    A stunning port city in South Carolina, Charleston is teeming with charm and history to draw in visitors interested in getting a taste of southern cooking and lifestyle. Two rivers divide the city, the Ashley and the Cooper, which lead out into the Atlantic Ocean. The skyline of Charleston has no tall buildings, it is all classical architecture dating back from the Civil War and earlier. The exploding food scene in this city has put it on the map, and the hospitality has made many travelers fall in love with Charleston.

    The best time of year to visit Charleston is during the shoulder seasons of summer when you can avoid some of the humidity and heavy rains that come June through August. Winters are mild, although it will be too cold to enjoy a beach day. April and May or September and October are the best months to take time to visit Charleston.

    To get to Charleston, the easiest way is by flight to the Charleston International Airport, from where you can rent a car to get to the city center or take a taxi to get to your accommodation. The city is well connected to major highways if you’re arriving by car, and there is an Amtrak train station as well as a Greyhound bus terminal in Charleston.

    Charleston Boat Rental FAQs

    How much does it cost to rent a boat in Charleston?

    Boat rentals in Charleston vary in price but on average cost $200/hour for a mid-size pontoon or powerboat rental. You can find large party boats for over $500/hour, or budget fishing boats for as cheap as $100/hour.

    Where can I boat in Charleston SC?

    Charleston, South Carolina offers some great boating hot spots like Folly Beach, Mount Pleasant, or Morris Island, famous for its idyllic lighthouse.

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