Charleston: Fort Sumter Entry Ticket with Roundtrip Ferry


Take a ferry ride to the grounds of Fort Sumter, where America’s deadliest war began. Explore the grounds at Fort Sumter National Monument and visit the Museum there.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 2 hours in advance for a full refund

  • Duration

    2 hour


  • Highlights
    • Explore the grounds of Fort Sumter National Monument
    • Cruise to Fort Sumter from Liberty Square or Patriot's Point
    • Listen to knowledgable National Park Rangers tell stories about the Civil War's first battle
  • Full description
    Enjoy a ferry ride to the grounds of Fort Sumter and explore the grounds at your own pace. Pass by the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge and take in the sights of Charleston’s stately Rainbow Row and Battery homes.
    As you approach Fort Sumter, graceful sailboats and playful dolphins add to the photogenic scene.

    If you depart from Mt. Pleasant you will enjoy views of the USS Yorktown Aircraft Carrier from up-close, while tours embarking from downtown will see Aquarium Wharf as they depart and...  more
  • Includes
    • Fort Sumter National Monument entry ticket
      Ferry transportation
  • Exclude
    • Food and drinks (available for purchase)
      Access to USS Yorktown CV-10