luxurious 2-room suite equipped with wet
bar, refrigerator, microwave, and coffee
cooked-to-order breakfast daily.
afternoon cocktail reception with light
tickets to Fort Sumter tour.
tickets for a horse-drawn carriage ride.
Tours is an authorized National Park Service
concessionaire. We provide the only
commercial boat transportation to Fort
Sumter, the island fort where the Civil War
began. The cruise yachts carrying you to
Fort Sumter are U.S. Coast Guard inspected
passenger vessels. They are clean, safe and
equipped with snack bars and restrooms.
We have two
convenient locations from which you can
depart: Liberty Square in downtown
Charleston, or in Mt. Pleasant at the
Patriots Point Maritime Museum, the world's
largest naval and maritime museum
hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through
Saturday, and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays.
you will experience a relaxing 30 minute
cruise through Charleston's historic harbor
out to Fort Sumter. The tour is fully
narrated and explains many points of
interest and historic significance. You will
learn about the major events which led to
the outbreak of America's most bloody war.
At Fort Sumter National Park, historians
will provide detailed information about Fort
Sumter and its pivotal role in the War
between the States. There is a museum with
fascinating exhibits and a small gift shop
for your enjoyment. After one hour at the
Fort, you will cruise back to port, enjoying
panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and
Charleston's bustling harbor.
Carriage Works will provide your carriage
tour ride around the city. Tours run every
half hour leaving from North Market Street
in downtown Charleston