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Cumberland Island National Seashore

Address: Cumberland Island National Seashore, Box 806, Cumberland Island, GA GA 31558
Phone Number: 912-882-4336
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Beaches, National Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Camping
Owner description: Island known for its wide beaches and variety of outdoor activities.
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Type: Beaches, National Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Camping
Owner description: Island known for its wide beaches and variety of outdoor activities.
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English first
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9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

I liked everything! Beauty, solitude, history and helpful and friendly park staff! Lots of wildlife - turkeys, deer, armadillos and of course, wild horses.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

December 14, 2014 was a beautiful day for a one-day trip at Cumberland Island National Seashore. Be sure to do the Land and Legacies tour, and plan your reservation as far in advance as you can, because the van can only hold eleven people including the well informed tour guide/driver. Ours was Roy Williams, and we heartily recommend him. For... More 

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Fun trip with great amount of history to absorb. The park ranger who gave out tour of Dungeness was very knowledgeable and helpful. We just did the day trip. Shelling on the south end of beach was good as a Noreaster had been thru just a few days earlier. Will come back and do the 5 hour jeep tour offered... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Wow, I cannot sum up the fun we had on this trip, but before I get to the wonderful details, let me just say that planning this trip was probably one of the most complicated I've ever planned. Several friends and I had decided to camp over Thanksgiving on Cumberland Island. Call early because reservations are recommended 6 months in... More 

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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We went in August for an overnight camping trip and had a wonderful time. We went back a couple of weeks later for 3 more days. The trails and the beach are beautiful and the campsites are big and nicely secluded. We saw lots of wildlife, horses, deer, turkeys, armadillos, raccoons, an alligator, lizards, snakes, lots of birds, tree frogs... More 

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Sebastian, Florida
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67 attraction reviews
273 helpful votes 273 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Cumberland Island has an unusual history and knowing the history prior to a visit will be of benefit. Also, it is important to pack appropriately for weather and the length of time you will be on the island. Sometimes two returning ferries are scheduled if many are on the island, which is the way it was this Thanksgiving weekend. We... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

What a beautiful Island! Great walking trails and camping sites. Must see the Dungeness Ruins, tragic end to a beautiful mansion rich in history. After visiting the ruins walk along the boardwalk to the beach. We didn't see any wild horses, but they are there if you're lucky enough to spot them.

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Acworth, Georgia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
37 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

What an experience! It felt like we landed on another planet. So much peace and tranquility. Beautiful vegetation. Lots of animals and birds. The river, the ocean , the beach glowing in the sun (even though it was really cold and windy). The ruins and their story was impressive. We walked a lot, but could not feel any fatigue, we... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We went here with our 4 kids plus one other family, and the beauty definitely exceeded my expectations! I was hoping to catch a glimpse of the horses, and we were surrounded by them during the majority of our hike to Dungeness ruins. We also, came across a herd of wild boar, turkeys and tons of cute little armadillos. The... More 

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Sandisfield, Massachusetts
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We took the 11:45 ferry from St. Marys on a beautiful fall day, got off at the first stop on the island and walked to the Dungeness Ruins, the boardwalk along the creek (many wonderful shorebird sightings along the way), and then out to the beach (again, many shorebird sightings). We then walked north to the Sea Camp Beach and... More 

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