COVID-19 Precautions at Old South

Old South Carriage and Walking Tours are pausing operations in attempt to stop the spread of Covid-19. We will re-open as soon as it is deemed safe to do so. If you need assistance with a current or future reservation, please email us at We look forward to touring with you soon!


Welcome to Old South Walking Tours

Old South Walking Tours, owned and operated by the same family since 1983, features the finest City of Charleston certified tour guides. Not only are our tour guides extensively trained, we guarantee a quality walking tour with Old South’s dedication to care and attention to detail.

Our History

Owner David Compton founded Old South Carriage Co. in 1983, and later expanded into providing walking tours. We offer what you’d expect from a large touring company without sacrificing the personal commitment unique to a family-owned business. From our outstanding facilities to our professional staff, the emphasis is on quality. Compare for yourself. Look for the Red Sash – it’s our symbol of quality and your assurance of a great Charleston walking tour!

Operating Hours

  • Daytime Tours: Jan - Mar 10:30am & 1:30pm
  • Daytime Tours: Apr - Dec 9:30am & 1:30pm
  • Evening Tours: All Year 7:30pm & 9:30pm