About The USS Yorktown Ghost Tour

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Come aboard the famous “Fighting Lady” on this exclusive guided walking ghost tour that explores the unexplained mysteries of the USS Yorktown, the legendary WWII aircraft carrier docked in the harbor in historic Charleston, SC.  Walk in the steps of Heroes where many gave their all and a few may linger still.  Hear stories of sacrifice and devastation which befell many who served as this tour ventures into areas normally restricted to the public. Learn of the strange activity that has been documented and reported over the years including the startling results of the investigation by Syfy Channel’s “Ghost Hunters” and see for yourself why The Today Show and Family Circle Magazine named this as THE walking ghost tour to do in Charleston .

Haunted Ghost Tour on the USS Yorktown

Ticket Price

$25 per person

Free Parking

Tours Available Nightly In Season
Sunday – Thursday: 8:00 pm
Friday & Saturday: 9:30 pm
Additional Tour Times May Be Added

Off Season Schedule Varies
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This approximate 90 minute guided tour will walk you through a haunted, historical journey in which you will hear about the heroic sacrifices and the ghosts that have been reported to haunt the USS Yorktown.  You will begin your tour with an immersive multimedia experience introducing you to the USS Yorktown and the many accounts of its paranormal activity.  

From there, you will be lead by a professional tour guide from the bowels of the ship to the flight deck where many sightings have taken place and be told stories of Heroes, Sacrifice and the Unexplained.  To help in your exploration, the use of a Ghost Meter will be available to measure possible paranormal activity that may be taking place around you.

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Group and Camper Tour

Ticket Price

$15 per person, Guardian Required
Minimum Tour Size of 15

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Minimum 48 Hours Advanced Reservations Required


This 60 minute tour explores the USS Yorktown and it’s history and mysteries. You will hear tales of the men who served aboard the ship and the unexplained mysteries that have been reported. You will also hear tales of maritime history of the Charleston harbor. This tour is age appropriate for children ages 8 – 16. Parent or Guardian Required.

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Ghost Investigation Experience

Ticket Price

Starting at $300.
Includes 3 people for 3 hours. 

$100 per additional person, $100 per additional hour

Offered All Year – subject to availability

Minimum 5 day Advanced Reservations Required For This Experience

This experience is available for those wanting a private tour investigation or for experienced ghost hunters, paranormal enthusiasts and researchers.

Private Tours Investigations combine the story telling of the ghost tour with the privacy and exclusivity of the the ghost investigation. During this 3 hour experience you will have the ship to yourself and your tour guide will walk your group throughout the ship telling of haunts and history while giving you ample opportunity to pause and explore the mysteries of the ship. This is a great opportunity for groups looking for a unique way to get together and share a fun experience.

Ghost Investigations for seasoned ghost hunters, enthusiasts and researchers offer your group an opportunity to deeply explore the ship and its mysteries using your equipment and techniques. You will have the opportunity to set up your command center and remote investigative equipment to capture the sounds and visuals aboard the ship. You will be provided with a guide who, at your request, will show you the paranormal hot spots, share the reported activity and tell you about the ship’s history. Yorktown Ghost Tour’s personnel will be with you to ensure your and the ship’s safety and their use to assist in your investigation is at your discretion.

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