Operating Hours & Seasons

Mainland Visitor Center

The visitor center at the waterfront in St. Marys is open daily 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Park facilities are closed on December 25.

Sea Camp Visitor Center

Located at the Sea Camp dock on Cumberland Island. Hours are 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. when staff available

Mainland Museum

Located at 129 Osborne St in St. Marys, the museum is open daily 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Ferry

Cumberland Island is located 7 miles east of St. Marys and is accessible only by boat. A concession operated passenger ferry departs from downtown St. Marys. No cars, kayaks, bikes or pets allowed on ferry.

The ferry boat schedule is as follows:

Spring/Summer/Fall (March 1 to November 30)

The ferry departs St. Marys at 9:00 a.m. and 11:45 a.m., and departs from Cumberland Island at 10:15 a.m., 2:45 p.m., 4:45 p.m., daily..

Winter (December 1 to February 28)

The ferry departs St. Marys at 9:00 a.m. and 11:45 a.m., and departs from Cumberland Island at 10:15 a.m. and 4:45 p.m., Thursday through Monday.

Private Boats

Private boats are allowed on the island. Docking is on the north end of each of the ferry docks on a first come- first serve basis. Docking hours are sunrise to sunset.

Emergencies

Law Enforcement rangers are available to respond to emergencies after hours. In an emergency, call 9-1-1 on cell phones. Emergency radios are located on the porch at the Sea Camp dock and east of the Plum Orchard mansion on Table Point Road.


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