Operating Hours & Seasons

Ferry Times & Schedule
  • Reservation holders are required to check in at the Mainland Visitor Center at least 30 minutes prior to ferry departure. All unclaimed reservations will be cancelled at that time and those spots will be offered to walk-in visitors.
  • Prior reservations are highly encouraged. Ferry trips regularly sell out in advance.
  • The ferry ride takes approximately 45 minutes.

Spring, Summer, & Fall Schedule
(7 days a week March 1st - November 30th)

Departures Returns
9:00 A.M. 10:15 A.M.
11:45 A.M. 2:45 P.M.*
4:45 P.M.
* 2:45 P.M. return available Monday - Saturday, March 1st through August 31st)
Winter Schedule
(5 days a week, no service on Tuesdays & Wednesdays, December 1st - February 28th)
Departures Returns
9:00 A.M. 10:15 A.M.
11:45 A.M. 4:45 P.M.

Visit www.cumberlandislandferry.com to make ferry reservations.

Please visit the Camping Page for information on scheduling return times.
Park Building Hours

Mainland Visitor Center
113 St. Marys Street, St. Marys, GA 31558
Open Daily 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Sea Camp Ranger Station
Located at the Sea Camp dock on Cumberland Island.
Open Daily 10:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. when staff is available.

Mainland Museum
129 Osborne St. St. Marys, GA 31558
This is a Volunteer staffed facility. Operation is subject to staff availability.
Sunday - Friday 1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Saturdays 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

All park buildings are closed December 25th.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

101 Wheeler St
St. Marys, GA 31558


(912) 882-4336

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