Fort To Fort Tours


Cruising the harbor with High Tide Harbor Tours means a unique, fort to fort boat tour experience. You’ll enjoy the scenic views and wildlife that have made Charleston famous, while experiencing history up close.


  • Fort Sumter. Once a federally controlled military location and the site of the earliest action of the Civil War, seeing Fort Sumter from the water makes history come alive.
  • Fort Johnson. With High Tide Harbor Tours, going fort to fort means seeing it all. After leaving Fort Sumter, you can enjoy a short cruise to Fort Johnson, an island outpost during the American Revolution.
  • U.S.S. Yorktown. Next, complete your day on the water by cruising by the U.S.S. Yorktown, a WWII aircraft carrier now anchored on the Mt. Pleasant side of the Charleston Harbor.


Wherever your day in the harbor takes you, you’ll witness firsthand some of the South Carolina sites that have changed history. 

Book Today


For the best in Fort Sumter boat tours, book with High Tide today. 

The Charleston harbor is home to Civil War era forts, historic sites, and even a WWII aircraft carrier. The best part? You can see it all from the water. From Fort Sumter boat tours to a sweeping Fort to Fort cruising experience, High Tide Harbor Tours can get you there, up close and personal. ​

The Boating Experts


Whether relaxing in the sun or taking in history, you need a boat that’s up to the task. With luxury features, ample seating, and options like Bluetooth speakers, the High Tide Harbor Tours fleet is designed with you in mind.

More than the right boat, you also need guidance you can trust. Captain Dan Stoll is a true nautical expert. Well versed in navigation, rescue, and water safety, Captain Dan is eager to share his passion for Lowcountry waterways and history with you. 

Fort sumter boat tours