Water Activities

Charleston Harbor
Speed Boat Adventure 

Charleston, SC

From: $205.00 1 Options Available
Based on Speedboat for 2 people
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Become the captain of your very own speed boat on this one-of-a-kind, heart-pumping adventure tour!

  • Experience a guided and narrated Charleston Harbor Tour…with a thrilling twist
  • Zip along the coastline and check out attractions like the USS Yorktown, Waterfront Park, the downtown skyline and more
  • Enjoy witty yet historical narration from your guide via two-way communication mounted in your boat
  • No other boat rental in Charleston packs this much excitement and sightseeing into one fun-filled experience!


When Do I Choose A Date?
Either yourself or the lucky recipient can make a booking and select dates once you are in receipt of the voucher. You'll register the voucher, follow the booking instructions and your experience with us begins!

Daily - 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM & 3:00 PM

Essential Information
  • This tour includes your own F13 mini speed boat, USCG approved life jacket and instruction covering boating basics, rules of the road, tour hand signals and a professionally trained guide leading and narrating the tour
  • Total weight on the boat may not exceed 450 pounds
  • To drive the boat alone, participants must be 21 years old
  • Participants who are 16 years and older may drive as long as an adult is in the boat as well
  • Due to choppy waters and bouncing along the surface, this tour is not recommended for guests with neck or back problems or a recent surgery; pregnant woman should not participate
  • Personal Flotation Devices are provided to all participants
Approximately 2 hours, covering 13 miles
Experience Provider Info
Complete information for your Experience Provider, including contact information, will be included on your booking confirmation email once you or your gift recipient have scheduled the experience. Our Product Management team handpicks top-rated experience providers, removing the guesswork for you and ensuring your peace of mind.
Maximum Participants
This tour is available for up to 10 participants, however only 2 people are allowed on board each individual boat.
This experience is for booked participants only.
Weather Dependent
The tour may have to be canceled or rescheduled based on heavy rains or bad weather. Please contact your tour provider with any questions about weather conditions.
What To Wear
Wear what you would to the beach, depending on the temperature (swimsuit in the summer, jacket in the winter). Sun block, sunglasses and a towel for afterwards are also recommended.
Is any boating experience necessary?

No previous experience is necessary. This speed boat adventure begins with a routine safety orientation on the basics of boating and the rules of the water.

Are there any weight restrictions?

The maximum combined weight for both the driver and the passenger cannot exceed 450 pounds. 

Is there a minimum age to participate?

Children must be at least 5 years of age and accompanied by a parent or guardian. To drive the boat alone, participants must be at least 18 years of age. 16 & up may drive as long as an adult is accompanying them in the boat.

Is this experience wheelchair accessible?

No, unfortunately it is not wheelchair accessible.

What if I get seasick?

Normally seasickness is caused by the slow rolling motion in the ocean. Since our speedboats move along at high speeds it normally doesn’t bother people that are prone to getting seasick.

Can the driver and passenger switch roles while on the tour?

Yes! This tour make many stops, at which the driver and passenger can switch so that both get an opportunity to drive. All drivers must be over the age of 18, or at least 16 and accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to drive. 

Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference. If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

Cancellation Policy

Once you have received a booking confirmation, all bookings are final. No cancellations or rescheduling requests will be allowed. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.


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