Plum Orchard Christmas Tour on Cumberland Island

Event Date

Saturday, December 2, 2023
1:30pm - 3:00pm


Dates & times for December 2023
Saturday, December 2, 2023 1:30pm - 3:00pm


Plum Orchard Mansion
Cumberland Island
St Marys GA 31558


  • Tickets + NPS Park Entrance Fee: $20.00


Plum Orchard Mansion, Cumberland Island

Celebrate Holiday Traditions on the Plum Orchard Christmas tour at Cumberland Island National Seashore!

Join us at 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 2nd, and experience what Christmas on the island looked like.

After arriving on the island, you’ll take a special ferry ride to Plum Orchard mansion and stroll through rooms decked in traditional early 1900's decorations. Learn about holiday customs of the time from volunteers and staff dressed in period costume. In addition to the tour, enjoy seasonal refreshments, play some old-fashioned lawn games, and create a souvenir of your visit. You may even hear a Christmas carol or two!

Travel options:

  • FOR A FULL DAY EXPERIENCE, schedule the 9:00 a.m. ferry and explore the Dungeness historic area in the morning then depart the Sea Camp Dock for a 12:45 p.m. boat ride to the Plum Orchard Dock for the Christmas tour.
  • FOR A SHORTER EXPERIENCE, schedule the 11:45 a.m. ferry to the island’s Sea Camp Dock, then to catch the 12:45 p.m. boat, from the same dock, straight to Plum Orchard.

Tours of the Plum Orchard mansion will be from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and tickets are $10 per person in addition to the ferry fee and the $10 NPS park entrance fee. Purchase ferry tickets and reserve the tour at the same time at Space is Limited, so advance reservations are highly recommended.

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