Pat Conroy's Beaufort by Golf Cart

Presented in partnership with the Pat Conroy Literary Center

A great way to see Beaufort!

From the downtown Beaufort Historic District to plantations of the Sea Islands, from the Spanish to the French to the British, from the Revolution War to the Civil War to modern day, Beaufort Tours is here to welcome you to our quaint Southern town!

Adult - $40.00 + tax
Ages 13+

Child - $20.00 + tax
Ages 4-12

“I’ve come home to the place I was always writing about…. I’ve tried to make Beaufort, South Carolina, my own.”—Pat Conroy, The Death of Santini

Duration and Availability

  • 1Hr15Mn
  • Monday through Sunday (7 days a week) at 2pm


Presented in partnership with the Pat Conroy Literary Center. See Pat Conroy’s Beaufort in this one hour 15 minute tour of sites from Pat’s writing life—including the high school where he was a student during his junior and senior years and where he later taught for two years before going to Daufuskie Island, homes in the historic Point where Pat lived and wrote, sites related to his teachers and friends, his parents’ grave site, Pat’s grave on St. Helena, and locations connected to the filming of The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini. Following the bus tour, guests are also encouraged to visit the Conroy Center at 905 Port Republic Street where you can see artifacts from Pat’s life, including his writing desk and chair, the Great Santini’s flight jacket, and the handwritten prologue to The Prince of Tides. Tour guests get a 10% discount on purchases of gifts and books at the Conroy Center.

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