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Fort Delaware State Park, DE

Appetite for Apparitions Dinner and Ghost Tour

General Tour
3 hr. 00 min.
Accessible

Notice:

Participants should arrive at Crabby Dick's Restaurant in Delaware City at the program start time for the buffet dinner. They should then proceed across the street to the Fort Delaware dock for the boat ride. The 5:15 pm dinner trip leaves the dock promptly at 6:30, and the 7:15 pm dinner trip leaves the dock promptly at 8:30. Crabby Dicks Restaurant and Fort Delaware State Park are located at the foot of Clinton Street in Delaware City. Park address is 45 Clinton Street, Delaware City DE 19706. Please dress for the weather, as this program is rain or shine. Layered dress is suggested as the breezes can be unpredictable on the island. Participants should wear comfortable walking shoes (please, no open-toed shoes) as the tour portion of the program involves an hour of walking and standing.
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Tour Description


Two seatings each night: 5:15 p.m. dinner/6:30 boat and 7:15 p.m. dinner/8:30 boat Participants should arrive at Crabby Dick's Restaurant in Delaware City at the program start time of 5:15 p.m. for the buffet dinner. They should then proceed across the street to the Fort Delaware dock for the boat ride. The boat leaves the dock promptly at 6:30 p.m. Crabby Dicks Restaurant and Fort Delaware State Park are located at the foot of Clinton Street in Delaware City. Park address is 45 Clinton Street, Delaware City DE 19706. After dinner is complete, the ferry will transport you to Fort Delaware State Park on Pea Patch Island, where you'll take part in a one-hour evening tour with a ghostly spin. Meet some 'believers' and some 'skeptics', and listen to the stories of suspected hauntings at the Fort. Visit the most haunted areas of the fort, and maybe meet a ghost or two. Please dress for the weather, as this program is rain or shine. Layered dress is suggested as the breezes can be unpredictable on the island. Participants should wear comfortable walking shoes (please, no open-toed shoes) as the tour portion of the program involves an hour of walking and standing. This program is NOT a paranormal investigative program. It is an evening ghost and folklore story tour.

2014 Dates: September 12th & September 19th


Tour Details

  • Duration: 3 hr. 00 min.
  • Accessible: Yes
  • Effort: Moderate

Important Information

Participants should arrive at Crabby Dick's Restaurant in Delaware City at the program start time for the buffet dinner. They should then proceed across the street to the Fort Delaware dock for the boat ride. The 5:15 pm dinner trip leaves the dock promptly at 6:30, and the 7:15 pm dinner trip leaves the dock promptly at 8:30. Crabby Dicks Restaurant and Fort Delaware State Park are located at the foot of Clinton Street in Delaware City. Park address is 45 Clinton Street, Delaware City DE 19706. After dinner is complete, the ferry will transport you to Fort Delaware State Park on Pea Patch Island, where you'll take part in a one-hour evening tour with a ghostly spin. Meet some 'believers' and some 'skeptics', and listen to the stories of suspected hauntings at the Fort. Visit the most haunted areas of the fort, and maybe meet a ghost or two. Please dress for the weather, as this program is rain or shine. Layered dress is suggested as the breezes can be unpredictable on the island. Participants should wear comfortable walking shoes (please, no open-toed shoes) as the tour portion of the program involves an hour of walking and standing.


Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible boat ramp and dock, jitney has wheelchair lift. Some areas of the fort may be more difficult to navigate but the tour stays on the ground floor.


Directions

Fort Delaware State Park is accessible by ferry, leaving from 45 Clinton Street, Delaware City, Delaware. From points north and south, take Rt 1 to the Delaware City exit (Exit 152). Take Rt. 72 south (it becomes Route 9 at some point) into Delaware City. Make a left onto Clinton Street, and the ferry dock is at the end of the street.


Note: Some Tours may be available only from the Tour Park on a first-come-first-served basis. Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the Tour Park.