Columbus ship replicas to dock in St. Marys


Replicas of Christopher Columbus’ “Nina” and “Pinta” ships will visit St. Marys, Georgia in April, offering visitors a chance to learn more about the explorer’s adventures.

From April 13-18, the ships will dock at Lang’s Marina, where they will be available for tours. Both ships tour together as part of a new and enhanced “sailing museum” for the purpose of educating school children and the general public on the “caravel,” a Portuguese ship used by Columbus and many early explorers. While in port, the public is invited to visit the ships for a walk-aboard, self-guided tour. Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and $6 for children ages 5-16. Children 4 and under are admitted free. The ships will be open every day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.Teachers or organizations wishing to schedule a 30-minute guided tour with a crew member may call 1-787-672-2152 or email A minimum of 15 participants is required for this guided tour, and admission is $5 per person. For more information, visit Lang’s Marina is located at 307 Saint Marys St. West in St. Marys, Georgia.