Fort Sumter Tours

Admission Included

Adult: $24.38 | Child: $16

Savings are per person

Fort Sumter Tours is the only authorized concessioner for the National Park Service and actually docks at Fort Sumter. Fort Sumter Tours offers year round trips to Fort Sumter that departs daily from Liberty Square in Charleston (340 Concord Street). On the ferry ride to and from the fort, visitors will enjoy spectacular views of Charleston’s famous Battery with its antebellum mansions, the Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge, Castle Pinckney, the USS Yorktown, dolphins and more.

Tour Tips:

  • Please arrive 30 minutes early for ticketing and boarding
  • Please call with accessibility questions
  • Note: Tours leave promptly at scheduled tour time
  • Total tour time is 2 hours and 15 minutes
    • Includes approximately 1 hour of a self-guided Fort tour

Departure times:

Mar 15 – Aug 20:

  • 9:30am, 12:00pm, 2:30pm & 4:00pm
  • Plus Labor Day weekend (Fri, Sat & Sun)

Aug 21 – Nov 30:

  • 9:30am, 12:00pm & 2:30pm

Dec 1 – Dec 24:

  • 11:00am & b2:30pm

Dec 26 – Dec 31:

  • 9:30am, 12:00pm & 2:30pm

No tours offered on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day