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FHBI Marsh Cruise

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Visitor center

1572 Hammock Beach Road
Swansboro, NC 28584

GPS: 34.6710, -77.1429



  • September to May:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
  • June to August:
    8:00am to 7:00pm
  • Closed Christmas Day


  • September to May:

Open daily:
​8:00am to 5:00pm

  • June to August:

Open daily:
8:00am to 6:00pm

  • Closed Christmas Day


Ferry service is not available in the off-season. Please check back in the spring for the 2021 ferry schedule.





FHBI Marsh Cruise

Learn about the natural wonders and local history during this 90 to 120 minute interpretive cruise around Bogue Sound, Swansboro and the Hammocks Beach State Park islands.  You will discover some of the local wildlife and learn about the unique history of the park and of the Swansboro area.

Cost: monetary donation per passenger benefiting the Friends of Hammocks and Bear Island, Inc. (FHBI).  For more information or to make a reservation, visit

Date of Event: 
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Start Location: 
Mainland Ferry Waiting Station

Park Maps and Brochures:

Upcoming Events:

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 1:30pm
Monday, November 30, 2020 - 5:30pm