does not does not give you access to the Gardens without paying the visitors fee there. You may buy discounted tickets to the garden at www.middletonplace.org. When coming from Charleston, the Inn entrance is the first you will come to, and when coming from Summerville area it will be the second entrance. Proceed down the drive to the registration building and go to front desk to let them know you are participating in our program. They will open the electronic gate and you will proceed to the parking area at the end of drive in front of the Lodge building. (Map)
Reservations and Scheduling:
All programs require advance reservation. We recommend a minimum of 48 hours advance of your preferred date to ensure the best chance of availability. We will strive to accommodate last minute inquires whenever possible. Typical tour times for the 2 hour Ashley River tour vary seasonally. Our calendar at the bottom of the page reflects current daily tour times. Other tour times may be arranged upon request.
Rentals- Kayak rentals at Middleton Place also require reservations. Rentals are typically available during two time slots each day ( A.M and P.M departure) for up to 2.5 hours. Check calendar for current times or give us a call to check.
2 hour Ashley River tour starts at $45 per person. Private tours can be arranged for parties of 5 or more, or $200 minimum. For accredited school groups we offer special pricing. Please give us a call to discuss options.
The Cypress Swamp tour, offered January-April is $65 per person. Reservations weeks in advance are strongly recommended. We are currently accepting reservations for the 2013 swamp tour season.
A Visa or MasterCard are required to hold your reservation. Visa, Mastercard, Cash, and Check are
accepted for payment on day of activity. Group bookings may require pre-payment or deposit.
Confirmed reservations require 24 hours notice for cancellation or you may be responsible for up to half the tour price.
All prices include guide, gear, and tax. Tips are greatly appreciated as they help to ensure continued quality professional guides.