Fort Pickens

Address: 1400 Fort Pickens Rd, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561

Travel back to the 19th century or make the most of today by fishing, swimming, hiking, camping, and more at this location.

There is a "free" trolley at Ft. Pickens. The trolley runs from the Ft. Pickens Ferry Plaza to Langdon Beach. The Fort Pickens tram service offers ferry passengers and campers a convenient way to access the swim area at Langdon Beach while offering day-use visitors an easy way to move about the park including the Mine Storeroom offering snacks, cold drinks, and ice at the Fort Pickens Ferry Plaza. The tram stops at each location every 15 minutes between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily through mid-August and Saturdays and Sundays from August 25 through the end of October.

  • IMPORTANT: All departure locations must be reserved prior to boarding the vessel. If there are any changes to your reservations, you must notify the agent at the ticket center prior to boarding.
  • What is allowed on the vessel: You are allowed to bring 2 carry-on items per person. Allowed items include: small two-wheel folding luggage carrier, bagged chair, small bagged tents, umbrellas, small coolers, folding strollers, plastic & aluminum beverages. Bicycles are allowed and considered one of your carry-on items.
  • What is NOT allowed on the vessel: Can not bring wagons of any type, dollies, large tents/umbrellas, large ice chests, and glass beverage bottles.
  • Cancellation Policy: Requests for refunds for a paid reservation must be made 24 hours prior to scheduled date and time. Refunds are made within 48 hours of cancellation but may take up to 5 business days to credit your account. All ferry trips are subject to the vessel captain's discretion. If we cancel, a full refund will be made. Rain and cloud conditions will not cancel a ferry trip and no refunds will be made for passengers who do not show up.
  • Pensacola Bay Cruises

    Departure Times

    Departure Location: Fort Pickens

    Departure Time Destination Duration
    9:30 AM To Pensacola Beach 45 Minutes
    11:00 AM To Downtown Pensacola City Dock 45 Minutes
    12:30 PM To Pensacola Beach 45 Minutes
    2:00 PM To Downtown Pensacola City Dock 45 Minutes
    3:30 PM To Pensacola Beach 45 Minutes
    5:00 PM To Downtown Pensacola City Dock 45 Minutes
    6:30 PM To Downtown Pensacola City Dock 45 Minutes

    *Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

    Fort Pickens Ferry Plaza

    Address: 1400 Fort Pickens Rd, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561

    The Fort Pickens dock is found within Gulf Islands National Seashore. This location offers food, retail, and ticket sales.

    Online tickets available and highly recommended to reserve your seat on the ferry boat.

    Downtown Pensacola City to Fort Pickens