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Jekyll Island Tours & Excursions

Learn About Jekyll's Fascinating History and Natural Ecosystems with a Guided Trolley Tour.

Jekyll Island was once an exclusive winter retreat for some of America's wealthiest families. Their exclusive Jekyll Island Club, a collection of "cottages" and a variety of support structures are now a National Historic Landmark, the Historic District is open to the public. Today, owned by the State of Georgia, the island retains much of its natural beauty and offers plenty to Explore by land or sea.
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Jekyll Island Trolley Tours

Lighthouse Trolley Tours of Jekyll Island

Jekyll Trolley Tours depart from the Beach House Restaurant at the Jekyll Holiday Inn Hotel
715 North Beachview Drive
Jekyll Island, GA 31527

Our tour includes all historic sites on Jekyll, all ecological points of interests and general sightseeing. Jekyll is a place where world and national history were made and influenced. The historic district contains the cottages and social hall (now Jekyll Island Club Hotel) of the world's wealthiest from 1888 to 1942 with the names of JP Morgan, Rockefeller, Crane, Pulitzer and many others. Jekyll also is one of Georgia's 15 beachfront islands and part of the largest eco system east of the Mississippi and our Jekyll Tour provides visits to a beach front eco system, an inland marsh and river system and an internal system of freshwater lakes and woodlands. All this in a fantastic 90 minute tour on our historic trolleys narrated by our passionate local guides!
Jekyll Island Ghost Tours

Lighthouse Trolley Ghost Tours of Jekyll Island

Jekyll Trolley Ghost Tours depart from the Beach House Restaurant at the Jekyll Holiday Inn Hotel
715 North Beachview Drive
Jekyll Island, GA 31527

Hop on board our trolley for an after dinner evening ride around Jekyll as we ride by various sites of lore, legend, and history. Our guides are impassioned to share the "dark secrets" of Jekyll Island. Fun for all the family! Great way to see Jekyll by night. Hear the stories of passed down through the ages of sightings, experiences, and visit with us to a graveyard. You decide, is Jekyll a haunted island?

Jekyll Island Eco-Tours

4-H Tidelands Nature Center

100 S Riverview Dr
Jekyll Island, GA 31527

Located on the southwest side of Jekyll Island, adjacent to the salt marsh on the pristine 'Tidelands' salt pond, 4-H Tidelands Nature Center offers hands-on coastal ecology programs for the general public and school groups, guided kayak tours, canoe rentals, and a live coastal species exhibit gallery. In keeping with Georgia 4-H Environmental Education program objectives, Tidelands strives to develop an awareness, knowledge, and appreciation for the environment, as we connect participants with Georgia's coastal ecosystems.

Nature Walks

Join an experienced guide for a 1 - 1 1/2 hour walk through the beaches, maritime forests and salt marshes of Jekyll Island. We offer our regularly scheduled walks from March-October. Reservations are required. Contact Tidelands at (912) 635-5032 to make a reservation. Nature walks are also available by appointment year-round.

Mondays - North Tip and Driftwood Beach

Walk begins along the marsh at Clam Creek and ends at the famous Driftwood Beach, offering many possibilities for photographers. Meets at the Clam Creek Picnic Area parking lot on the north end of island (beside the fishing pier), across from the campground.

Wednesdays - South Tip and Beach Creek

Walk begins in the maritime forest and explores the south tip beach, including a stop at the newly constructed wildlife observation tower for a view of the marshes of Beach Creek. A great area for birds. Meets at the St. Andrews Picnic Area parking lot on the south end of the island, near rest rooms.

Fridays - South Dunes Picnic Area

Walk follows the dune boardwalk to the beach, perfect for beachcombers. Meets at South Dunes Picnic Area parking lot, immediately south of the Hampton Inn and Suites.

All walks begin at 9:00 am. Your guide will meet you at the location for that day.

Nature Walk Cost for Individuals and Families

Adults: $7.00 marsh
Ages 3-18: $5.00

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