Fort Sumter Tours tickets, Charleston

Fort Sumter Tours

TourPass Includes 100% Full Admission

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Adult: $39
(without TourPass)
Child: $24
(without TourPass)

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Why You Should Go

ACCESSIBILITY LIMITATIONS AT FORT SUMTER
Visitors must use a flight of steps to travel between the boat and the Fort due to rehabilitation work on the Fort Sumter Dock. There is no ramp. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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) and Patriots Point in Mount Pleasant (40 Patriots Point Rd). 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

Parking & Transportation

Downtown Parking:
Parking garage located at: Concord & Calhoun Streets. Free DASH Trolley: Orange Line: Route 210. Get off by Aquarium on Concord Street

Mount Pleasant Parking:
You can take the Water Taxi from downtown (included with TourPass) or drive to 40 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant. There is a fee for parking.

See map below for address

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Pass purchases can be refunded (minus 3% credit card processing fees) if requested within thirty-days of purchase date (for unused passes). Optional Trip Insurance can be purchased for a nominal fee at checkout which extends the refund period up to one-year from purchase date. Conditions apply. View full refund policy by clicking button below.