The Plantation Carriage Co. is Savannah Georgia's premier source for horse-drawn transport for tours around the historic district of Savannah Georgia and also for weddings and other special occasions.
Tours depart approximately every 20 minutes from the southeast corner of Ellis Square. Our GPS address is 129 W. Congress St., Savannah, GA 31401. Check for availability and book online here.
trees, beautiful antebellum homes, monuments and museums that are over
200 years old. As you take a covered carriage through America's first
planned city, (Savannah's Historic District) you will learn about our
famous and infamous people, and events from our rich and colorful history.
From General Oglethorpe to characters and places in "Midnight in
the Garden of Good and Evil," your tour will transport you through
time to a kinder and gentler day.
If you're visiting Savannah for the first or 21st time be sure to see Savannah the way it was meant to be seen; from the vantage point of a Plantation Carriage. Belgium and French Percheron draft horses draw their comfortable carriages with their beautiful manes braided with red and white ribbons, patent leather harness completes the showmanship for your horses. Your very own carriage driver proudly dresses as a genteel southern planter, and is easy to identify with his/her black straw brimmed hat and black vest.
Each tour will provide you with 50-60 minutes of historical narration as you weave through the 25 to 30 blocks in the heart of Savannah's Historic District. The tour moves on through the many beautiful squares, "the hanging square and the baking square." The carriage will cart you past the famous Juliet Gordon Low, Owens-Thomas House, "Twin Sisters" House, Mercer House and many more. Catch a glimpse of all the beautiful and romantic inns that Savannah has to offer and get an up close view of all the breathtaking churches and the only gothic style synagogues.
While on your tour,
not only will you see beautiful Savannah and all her hidden treasures
but you will also gain a wealth of knowledge about this enchanting city.
Hear the stories of our great monuments and the people they stand for.
Find out where the hidden squares are located. Learn the history of
Savannah and why General Oglethorpe created this terrific place. Along
the way, your guide will point out little know facts that may amaze
Savannah is full of beauty, history and amazing stories. Catch a glimpse of all this in a wonderful carriage ride from Plantation Carriage Company. Use this carriage ride as a way to familiarize yourself with the city and learn your way around during your stay in Savannah.
Plantation Carriage Company's tours depart from Ellis Square on the corner of Barnard and West Congress Street every 20 minutes. Reserve your tour here. Seven days a week, 10 a.m. until. $22 for adults and $11 for children 6-11 and kids under 5 are free. Call 912-201-0001 for more information. Overall, the staff at Plantation Carriage Company is very friendly and accommodating, especially the guys in front! They really show off the famous "Southern Hospitality." They are dedicated to offering "Savannah's most nostalgic tour experience." Let them help you create a special memory of Savannah that will last long after you have returned home. Remember to look for red feathers and black straw brimmed hats.