Captain Byrd's


Captain Byrd’s offers a unique tour experience for people of all ages. Whether you are taking a boat or bike tour, let Captain Byrd provide you with a cherished Charleston memory with an informative and fun tour. Don’t get lost in the crowd with the big tour operators…enjoy an interactive, one-of-a-kind tour with Captain Byrd.


Captain Byrd (Christopher Byrd Downey) is an author, historian and U.S. Coast Guard licensed boat captain. He received his B.A. of History from Virginia Tech and has worked in the maritime industry for more than 15 years. He has made Charleston his home for the last 12 years.