All available spots on the ferry have been reserved. We are no longer able to accept reservations. Thank you!
Thanks to the continued support of our members and the dedication of the Stewart B. McKinney Wildlife manager Rick Potvin and his staff with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, we are once again able to host an Open House on Faulkner’s Island. The following schedule will be available for booking after August 17th. There will be 20 passengers on each trip on the ferry.
Tuesday September 8th: 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday September 9th: 5:00 p.m.
Thursday September 10th: 5:00 p.m.
Saturday September 12th: 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Reservations must be made in advance.Reservations can only be made on-line through our email address firstname.lastname@example.org. You must be able to provide a cell phone number at the time of your reservation since weather conditions may change within a short period of time and for safety reasons, a trip will be cancelled within a very short notification time period. To insure the proper fit of PFD’s, children under the age of 8 years old will not be allowed on the ferry.
Sunday September 13th: NO FERRY TRANSPORTION FROM THE MAINLAND TO THE ISLAND, A WATER TAXI WILL TRANSPORT BOATERS THAT ANCHOR WEST OF THE ISLAND FROM THE HOURS OF NOON UNTIL 4:00 P.M.
NO PRIVATE VESSELS WILL BE ALLOWED INTO THE ISLAND BASIN AT ANY TIME! Persons with kayaks, canoes, or dinghies will be allowed to secure their crafts on the beach area just north of the basin.
At Henry Whitfield State Museum Sunday, August 16
Chat with a costumed interpreter describing the life of a 19-century lighthouse keeper at Faulkner’s Light. Admission also includes “Faulkner’s Island Lighthouse” exhibit and the 1639 Whitfield House.
Time: 10 am-4 pm, Cost: $8 Adults, $6 Seniors & Students, $5 Children (6-17), free for children under 6. Parking is free. Reservations: Contact Michael McBride at email@example.com or (203) 453-2457.
No decision will be made regarding the September Open House until August 10, while we confirm transportation availability.