Ferry Schedule

2022 Dates

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Hourly ferry service on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only

Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday Friday | Saturday | Sunday
No ferry service Departs mainland Departs Bear Island
9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.
10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.
11:30 a.m. 12 p.m.
12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.
1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.
2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.
3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.
4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.

 

Hourly ferry service on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only

Monday | Tuesday Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Saturday | Sunday
No ferry service Departs mainland Departs Bear Island
9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.
10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.
11:30 a.m. 12 p.m.
12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.
1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.
2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.
3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.
4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.

 

Hourly ferry service on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays

Ferry service every 30 minutes on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays

Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday

Thursday | Friday | Saturday | Sunday

+ holidays: 5/30, 7/4, and 9/5

Departs mainland Departs Bear Island Departs mainland Departs Bear Island
9:30 a.m. 10 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.
10:30 a.m. 11 a.m. 10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. 12 p.m. 10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.
12:30 p.m. 1 p.m. 11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
1:30 p.m. 2 p.m. 11:30 a.m. 12 p.m.
2:30 p.m. 3 p.m. 12 p.m. 12:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. 4 p.m. 12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.
4:30 p.m. 5 p.m. 1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. 6 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.
    2 p.m. 2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.
3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.
4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.
5 p.m. 5:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. 6 p.m.

 

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There is no ferry service on the Tuesday after Labor Day, September 6.

Hourly ferry service on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only

Monday | Tuesday Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Saturday | Sunday

No ferry service

Departs mainland Departs Bear Island
9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.
10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.
11:30 a.m. 12 p.m.
12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.
1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.
2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.
3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.
4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.

 

Hourly ferry service on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only

Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday Friday | Saturday | Sunday
No ferry service Departs mainland Departs Bear Island
9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.
10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.
11:30 a.m. 12 p.m.
12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.
1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.
2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.
3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.
4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.

 

There is no ferry service in January, February, March, November, and December.

Fees

All passengers, regardless of age, must have a ticket. Roundtrip tickets for the ferry is:

  • $6 for adult passengers (13 years old to 61 years old)
  • $4 for child passengers (3 years old to 12 years old)
  • $4 for all seniors 62 years old and older
  • Free for children 2 years old and younger

We accept Discover, Visa, and MasterCard debit or credit cards, with proper identification, for the amount of purchase only. Please note that ferry prices are subject to change without notice.

There is an Annual Pass for unlimited ferry use for six people throughout the calendar year.

Campers

Camping fees are $15 per night (included is a $3 nonrefundable reservation fee). All campers will also need to pay for one set of roundtrip tickets to use the ferry. Campers who are staying multiple nights and have purchased on set of roundtrip tickets are allowed one free ferry roundtrip ride per day during the days in between their arrival and departure. Campers must present camp permit and ferry ticket receipt to receive the free tickets.

Rules and Conditions

  • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited at the park, except in designated areas.
  • Carts or wagons are not permitted on the ferry, unless they are collapsible.
  • Pets are not allowed on the ferry.
  • Please note that the ferry schedule can be interrupted by wind, lightning, or other factors. Please check the park website or call the park at 910-326-4881 to ensure the ferry is running as scheduled before you visit the park.