Tours 10am – 5pm daily (weather permitting)
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Things to do in Charleston SC

Walk-up Tours

Tickets are available at the Patriots Point ticket windows. We advise all customers to purchase their tickets when they arrive for their tour.

Walk-up helicopter tours are offered from 10am – 5pm* daily (weather permitting). *or until all ticketed flights are completed.

  • Waterfront Tour – $35/person – Loop around the USS Yorktown and along the edge of the Ravenel Bridge

  • Fort Sumter Tour $65/person – 5-10 minutes –  Outside loop of Charleston Harbor

  • Lighthouse Tour $95/person – 10-15 minutes – Loop around local lighthouses and Charleston Harbor.

  • Folly Beach Tour $120/person – 15-20 minutes – Outside loop of Charleston Harbor and Folly Beach

See map below for standard helicopter tour routes. 

No reservations available for walk-up tours. Purchase tickets at Patriot’s Point ticket window. A minimum of two tickets must be purchased per flight. Strict weight limits apply. Tours are only offered weather and maintenance permitting.

Due to uncertainty of weather and maintenance schedule we recommend that customers purchase tickets upon arrival if they are visiting Charleston for a limited amount of days.

Online ticket sales are recommended only for use as gift certificates.

Have questions? Call 843-373-8011 or Check out our FAQs on our ‘about us’ page.


Book a 30 min custom tour for $185/person.

Tour routes can be custom suited to your preference. For an additional fee flights can be conducted from any of our local airports including Mount Pleasant Regional and Johns Island Executive. All flights will end at the place of departure.

Call or email us to ask about proposal ideas, photo flights, and other special occasion tours.

*booking and processing fees apply

Helicopter Rides Charleston South Caroline