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History and Movie Tour of Beaufort by Golf Cart

Learn about Beaufort's 300 years of rich history on this 1-hour tour. While riding in our new 8 passenger Yamaha golf cart, see beautiful antebellum homes and scenic views. Explore the town where famous movies were filmed, such as Forrest Gump, The Big Chill, and Great Santini on this exciting tour!

per adult from

$39

AUD

Duration

1 hour

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Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Driver/guide
    • Transport by 8 passenger Yamaha golf cart
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Beaufort Tours, 1006 Bay St Downtown Marina, Beaufort, SC 29902-5570

    Listen to your guide narrate the 300 years of history, from the exploration of the Spanish, the French, and the English, to the Civil War, and to the Hollywood movies filmed in the town. As you drive down the streets, go past gorgeous antebellum homes and plantations. Then, see sites where iconic stars stayed while filming movies.

    Continue your tour by seeing The Gump Medical Center, which was funded by Forrest's profit from the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company. Go to The National Cemetery, where The Great Santini was buried, and the bridge Forrest Gump went over on his cross-country run. 

    Enjoy the incredible history, Hollywood charm, and friendly atmosphere of Beaufort on this 1-hour tour by van.

    Stop At: Beaufort National Cemetery, 1601 Boundary St, Beaufort, SC 29902-3947

    Listen to your guide narrate the 300 years of history, from the exploration of the Spanish, the French, and the English, to the Civil War, and to the Hollywood movies filmed in the town. As you drive down the streets, go past gorgeous antebellum homes and plantations. Then, see sites where iconic stars stayed while filming movies.

    Continue your tour by seeing The Gump Medical Center, which was funded by Forrest's profit from the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company. Go to The National Cemetery, where The Great Santini was buried, and the bridge Forrest Gump went over on his cross-country run. 

    Enjoy the incredible history, Hollywood charm, and friendly atmosphere of Beaufort on this 1-hour tour by van.

    Pass By: Robert Smalls Monument, Craven street Located on tabernacle Baptist church grounds, Beaufort, SC

    Buried in the graveyard of the Tabernacle Baptist Church with his first and second wives and one of his daughters. Robert Smalls was a slave born in Beaufort who made a daring escape with the steamship The Planter.

    Pass By: Pat Conroy Literary Center, 905 Port Republic St, Beaufort, SC 29902

    We pass by the Center, telling lots of great Pat Conroy stories during the tour.

    Pass By: USCB Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St, Beaufort, SC 29902-4601

    The Center for the Arts was used in two movies filmed here is Beaufort, Forrest Gump (the Gump Medical Center), and Something to Talk About (school of vetinerary medicine for Julia Roberts at the end of the movie).

    Pass By: NeverMore Books, 702 Craven St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5572

    Now a bookstore, this building was used in the scene where Julia Roberts confirmed by phone with her best friend that her husband, Dennis Quaid, was indeed sleeping with all of the women in her Savannah Women's Club.

    Pass By: St. Helena's Anglican Church, 501 Church St Historic Downtown, Beaufort, SC 29902-4919

    Built as a Church of England, started in 1712. Now the fourth building on the property, it is open for docent led tours after our tour is over.

    Pass By: John Mark Verdier House, 801 Bay St Historic Downtown, Beaufort, SC 29902-5565

    We pass by the John Mark Verdier House, built in 1804. French General Marquis de Lafayette gave his farewell to America speech from the top floor balcony here in 1825. Open to the public Monday to Saturday for tours after our tour is over.

    Pass By: The Chocolate Tree, 507 Carteret St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5001

    The chocolate in the Russell Stover box of chocolates Forrest Gump had on the park bench in Savannah actually had Chocolate Tree chocolate inside. Stop by here for free chocolate Sand Dollar sample after the tour.

    Pass By: Reconstruction Era National Monument, 713 Craven St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5571

    Now elevated to the Reconstruction Era National Historical Park, the National Park Service downtown headquarters is pointed out during the tour. Enter inside after the tour to learn more about Reconstruction and why Beaufort was the ideal location for studying about the Reconstruction Era.

    Pass By: Beaufort History Museum, 713 Craven St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5571

    The Beaufort History Museum is housed inside the Beaufort/Port Royal Convention Visitors Bureau on Craven Street.

    Pass By: Bay Street, Beaufort, SC

    We pass by and point out shopping and restaurants along the way.

    Pass By: Santa Elena History Center, 1501 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902, USA

    Learn the history of the original capital of the Spanish colony of La Florida, right here in the Beaufort area. Santa Elena was the capital of La Florida for 21 years.

  • Departure Point :
    1006 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902, USA
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A maximum of 7 people per booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Beaufort Tours LLC

Activity ID: V-39564P1

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