All guests must arrive at Collective Governors Island on one of these ferries.
Manhattan ferries run daily: 10 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. (Mondays – Thursdays), 10 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Fridays until Sept. 14), 10 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. (Saturdays until Sept. 1), and 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Sundays).
Manhattan ferry access (Every day of the week): Battery Maritime Building, 10 South Street, Slip 7, New York, NY 10004
* Please check in at the reception desk at the Battery Maritime Building before getting on the ferry. Once you arrive on the island, it’s about a 10-minute walk (half a mile) from the ferry to the retreat, so wear comfortable footwear.
Nearby subway stations: South Ferry – 1 train, Bowling Green – 4 / 5 train, and Whitehall Street – R train
Brooklyn ferries run: 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Saturdays and Sundays)
Brooklyn ferry access (Saturdays and Sundays only): Pier 6, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY 11201
*Once you arrive on the island, it’s about a 10-minute walk (half a mile) from the ferry to the retreat, so wear comfortable footwear.
Nearby subway stations: Borough Hall – 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 trains and Court Street – R train
For safety and security reasons, public use of Governors Island is not permitted at night. Guests must stay within retreat grounds once the island closes, where there will be evening activities such as movie nights, lawn games, and delicious eats available within the retreat (activities will vary). Guests who go outside the retreat after hours will be fined guests who go outside the retreat $100. Governors Island is closed:
Mondays – Thursdays: 6 p.m. – 7 a.m.
Fridays: 10 p.m. – 7 a.m.
Saturdays: 11 p.m. – 7 a.m.
Sundays: 7 p.m. – 7 a.m.
Full Ferry Schedule
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