Operating Hours & Seasons

Ferry Times & Schedule
  • Check begins one hour before ferry departure at the Mainland Visitor Center. All unclaimed reservations will be cancelled 30 minutes prior to departure 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.
  • COVID-19 UPDATE: The concessioner requires face coverings on the ferry because 6-foot of distance cannot always be maintained on the vessel.

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. (Mon - Sat)*
4:45 P.M.
* 2:45 P.M. return available March 1st through September 30th

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 West 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
Open Daily 1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

All park buildings are closed December 25th.

Last updated: November 11, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

101 Wheeler St
St. Marys, GA 31558


(912) 882-4336

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