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Cumberland Island National Seashore

#1 of 3 things to do in Cumberland Island Features Animals
Cumberland Island National Seashore, Box 806, Cumberland Island, GA GA 31558
+1 912-882-4336
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This island is so tranquil and beautiful...a friend recommended to me and I went with my family... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lesley B
Italian family vacation...(I'm not Italian but hosting one) 😊

We went to see the wild horses...my recommendation is to go there for the 9am trip as you will take... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julie P
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Island known for its wide beaches and variety of outdoor activities.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“ferry ride” (65 reviews)
“sea camp” (110 reviews)
“van tour” (46 reviews)
Cumberland Island National Seashore, Box 806, Cumberland Island, GA GA 31558
+1 912-882-4336
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This island is so tranquil and beautiful...a friend recommended to me and I went with my family during a recent trip to St. Simon's Island. So worth the drive and the ferry ride. So glad we took his advice. Loved seeing the wildlife and the...More

Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to see the wild horses...my recommendation is to go there for the 9am trip as you will take a ferry across the water. If possible, stay until 4:45 so that you can see everything and not feel rushed..walk the beach, walk the wooden...More

1  Thank Julie P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful Island to exolore. So much to do from camping, biking, beach and hiking. The Land and Legacy tour is very nice. Make your ferry reservations in advance. Remember to bring EVERYTHING you need for the day because once on the island there is...More

1  Thank tlburch51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite beaches in the states! The ferry ride over we always see dolphins. The beach is a little walk for little ones but well worth it? We were really packed for the day but we love the beach. There were...More

1  Thank Tracy E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly, I wasn't sure what to expect. I knew to bring in food, water, sunblock, and bug spray. (Bug spray was necessary!). We also took a spray bottle of water to mist us if we got hit...great idea! Anyway, we only took a backpack because...More

4  Thank WPSClarksvegas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I ferried to Cumberland Island in May 2017 and were blown away. The Plantation and Live oaks, sprinkled with Spanish moss, the beaches, the derelict plantaion, the dunes, and just everything was fabulous. We walked seven miles the day we were there,...More

4  Thank Norm E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Twenty two years ago when I moved from Minnesota to Georgia someone said, "Don't miss Cumberland!" Great idea! The camp sites are large and almost private and just a short walk over boardwalk to a pristine beach that is filled with breathtaking vistas and great...More

2  Thank Muggie-Atlanta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My adult son and I spent five days and four nights camping on the island. It was fantastic! There are at least five campgrounds to choose from. Two of the campgrounds (Stafford and Sea Camp) are improved with freshwater and bathroom accommodations. These have close...More

4  Thank Bernie H
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We camp hike ride bikes play at beach. We have been going to Cumberland since Our youngest daughter was 4, so about 20 years. We love it! It has a range from casual stroll to avid hikers. Camping for me is sea camp. Our oldest...More

1  Thank Angela B
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This national park is really special. It can be easily explored in a day of hiking. You'll need to rent a bike if you want to see the north end . You can walk the south loop in a couple of hours and see an...More

3  Thank TravelerChicagoarea
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michelle s
Camping questions-How hot/humid is it around 06/07/17-06/10/17? We have road bikes so they definitely wouldn't work, can you rent fat tire bikes before you go on the ferry for the time you will be in the area? I am assuming there is no electricity, is that correct? Thanks!
24 May 2017|
Response from Bernie H | Reviewed this property |
It is not as humid as the mainland due to the sea breeze. However, the interior areas (wilderness campgrounds) have less breeze. You can rent bicycles on the island for $16/day. Or, you can ferry your own bike over at $10... More
How far a walk is it from the ferry dock to the beach and what is the probability we will see horses along the way?
19 May 2017|
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Response from rcrsteph | Reviewed this property |
It's an island so you actually disembark on a beach. The shortest trek to closest Atlantic Ocean side beach is about 4-6 miles passing the ruins and other interesting sites along the route (to rest - ha!). We saw horses... More