The Ossabaw Island Foundation
Reservation, Deposit and Payment Policy

All visits to Ossabaw Island must be for natural, scientific or cultural education, research or study. Recreational-only visits are prohibited.

Trip Application

Use the forms on this website to submit a trip application form.  Applications are reviewed within 48 hours of submission.


Reservations are tentatively set until confirmed by deposit.



Once a visit is approved, deposits are due 30 days from the date of the trip approval.


If the application is submitted within three (3) months of the visit date, the deposit must be paid within 48 hours of the visit approval.


Release, Hold Harmless, and Indemnity Agreement

A signed “Release, Hold Harmless, and Indemnity Agreement” is required by the Ossabaw Island Foundation for every group member and for every visit an individual makes to Ossabaw Island.  The form is now online and a link will be sent to approved groups ahead of their arrival.

Camping & Day Trip Deposits & Payment

Deposits are applied toward the total trip fee.  Balances are due upon arrival at Ossabaw Island.


Day Trip Deposit:

1 – 38 people:     Full payment is required within 48 hours of trip approval.  $100


Camping Trip Deposit:

Camping      $100


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Club House and Boarding House Deposits & Payment

Deposits are applied toward the total trip fee.  Balances are due upon arrival at Ossabaw Island.


Cub House Deposit:



Boarding House Deposit:



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Cancellation Policy

Deposits paid to guarantee a reservation are NON-REFUNDABLE.


Deposits are TRANSFERABLE when:

  • Reservations are canceled 30 days or more in advance of reserved arrival or
  • if DNR or TOIF cancels or shortens a reservation due to reasons beyond our control. This includes but is not limited to weather or wildfires.


Deposits are NON-TRANSFERABLE when:

  • a reservation is canceled 29 days or less in advance of reserved arrival.

Payment Methods

Checks, all major credit cards and Paypal are accepted


Please make checks payable to:
The Ossabaw Island Foundation


Our office address is:
13040 Abercorn St, Suite 20
Savannah, Georgia  31419

Credit Cards Accepted

Secure Payments By Paypal for Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express. No PayPal account needed.

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For additional information, please contact:
Elizabeth DuBose, Executive Director
The Ossabaw Island Foundation
912.344.3900 •
Robin Gunn, Project Coordinator