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Sea Island

Sea Island Recreation


Family activities.

Better together.


Unplug. Stay connected. Spend time together. Enjoy the moment. At Sea Island, we have many moments to enjoy. Nothing captures everyone’s attention like patrolling for turtle nests at dawn. An exciting day fishing for the first time. Sunny afternoon sailing lessons. Let the kids take the lead and take you on an adventure. Or show them something new. Free time for teens, playtime for younger ones. Family bonding time. Plenty to share at the end of the day. What will be your family’s favorite?

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Family activities require advance reservations, and are easily booked by calling:

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Tie Dye

Sea Island Beach Club
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Make a fashion statement with the ultimate take-home souvenir! Create a personalized t-shirt design with the Junior Staff.

Sea Turtle Education and Night Walk

Sea Island Beach Club
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Learn about our local sea turtles and their nesting/hatching habits followed by a short walk down the beach in search of nesting females and hatchlings. Seasonal.

Sea Turtle Dawn Patrol

Sea Island Beach Club
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A private tour with our Nature Team as they patrol the beach for nesting sea turtles, their nests, and hatchlings. Tour is on a golf cart, accommodating up to 10 guests. Seasonal.

Birding Tour on Golf Cart

Sea Island Beach Club
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Join a Naturalist on a birding tour of Sea Island. Ride on a golf cart to all of the best birding spots the island has to offer.

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Marsh Habitat and Wildlife Walk

Sea Island Beach Club
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A marsh and maritime forest walking tour for all ages.

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Eco Tour

Sea Island Beach Club
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Ride along on the Jeep Train with a Naturalist to explore the marsh, maritime forest, and beach in search of local wildlife.

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Salt Marsh Nature Tour with a Naturalist

The Cloister Dock
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An up-close look at the unique ecosystem of the barrier islands' marshes and the treasures they hold. See oyster beds, live shrimp, and birds.

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Family Salt Marsh Kayaking

Rainbow Island Water Sports Center
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Explore the vast tidal grasslands behind our barrier islands by sea kayak with a Naturalist. We offer private shelling trips to the Southern tip of Sea Island (dependent upon low tides). Tandem kayaks available upon advance request.

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Bingo

The Cloister
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A cherished Sea Island tradition for more than 50 years. Young and old alike cry out with glee when a needed number is called and the excitement intensifies when squeals of “rattle the sack!” fill the air. Guests dress for the occasion adding a touch of elegance to an already special evening.

Kids’ Family Fishing Trip

The Cloister Dock
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Sea Island offers a two-hour fishing trip perfect for introducing kids to sport fishing. The captains teach, bait hooks, cast, and do everything needed to ensure children a great time on the water.

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Fish Dissection and Dock Fishing

The Cloister Dock
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A hands-on fishing experience. Spend the first half hour learning the ins and outs of local fish. The last half hour will be spent fishing off the dock while learning about common species in the Black Banks River. Parent required for children under 8.

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Fishing and Crabbing on The Cloister Dock

The Cloister Dock
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Rental equipment is available to fish and crab off of the dock. A dock hand is available during the summer. Common catches include redfish, flounder, and black drum.

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Inshore Fishing Trips

The Cloister Dock
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Cruise through the marshes in search of trout, redfish, flounder, and whiting. Fly fish from Sea Island's shallow water flat boats in search of the tailing redfish, or travel a creek for a big school of speckled trout.

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Nearshore Fishing Trips

The Cloister Dock
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Fish the beaches from Cumberland Island to Sapelo Island for tarpon, shark, bull redfish, or tripletail. These trips also offer a wonderful view of the beautiful coastline.

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Hobie Cat® Shelling Tour

Beach Club Sailing Center
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A two-hour guided tour on a Hobie Cat® Getaway with a local naturalist. Tour can be customized and may include history, shelling, nature walks, while learning about coastal Georgia’s geography and wildlife.

Hobie Cat® Sailing Lessons & Rentals

Beach Club Sailing Center

Learn fundamentals of sailing, points of sail, nautical terms and language, maneuvering, tacking and gybing, and how to tie sailing knots! Minimum age 12.

Stand-Up Ocean Paddleboard Rentals

Beach Club Sailing Center
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One-hour stand-up paddleboard rental.

Stand-Up Paddleboard Tour

Rainbow Island Water Sports Center
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Explore the vast tidal grasslands beyond our barrier Islands by paddleboard with our nature guide.

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Bicycle Rental at PEDAL

PEDAL Bike Shop
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PEDAL is a full-service shop offering bike rentals, repairs, and accessories. Offerings include: beach cruisers, hybrid bikes, and road bikes. Trailers, pull-behinds, and baby seats are also available.

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Saturday Family Pre-Dinner Cruise on the Cloister Belle

The Cloister Dock
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Bring the family along for an unforgettable pre-dinner cruise on our classic yacht, the Cloister Belle. This is a lovely way to relax and enjoy the spectacular views of our rivers and marshes.

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Falconer’s Retreat

Broadfield

Experience three different hunting styles from three different raptors. For two to eight people. Available October to March.

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Sea Island Beach Rides

Rainbow Island
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Horseback rides along the south end of Sea Island beach are a unique way to explore the ocean beach habitat of the Georgia coast. Available for experienced riders aged 10 and up.

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Wooded Trail Ride

The Stables at Frederica
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Enjoy a 60-minute ride through the beautiful trails surrounding The Stables at Frederica. Ages 7 and up.

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Marsh Trail Ride at Rainbow Island

The Stables at Frederica
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Experience the ever-changing beauty of the marshes from horseback. A leisurely and intriguing adventure for riders of any experience level. Ages 7 and up.

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Plantation Supper

Rainbow Island
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Rainbow Island plays host to a relaxed and rustic family dining feast of authentic Southern cooking. Enjoy live music, family games and activities, and a view of the sunset over the marsh. Plantation Supper is held seasonally.

Low Country Boil

Rainbow Island
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Family-friendly tradition along the marsh with classic coastal fair and an authentic “Seafood Boil”—a low country staple. Live music and fun for all ages. Offered seasonally.

Golf Cart Rentals

PEDAL Bike Shop
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Go where you want, when you want—at a leisurely Island pace with the convenience of your own golf cart.

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Bagpiper at the Lodge

The Lodge
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Enjoy the sunset over the St. Simons Sound accompanied by the sounds of bagpipes closing down the golf courses each day. Cocktails and appetizers available.

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Private Beach Set-Up

Beach Club Sailing Center
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Two chairs with covers, umbrella, Bluetooth speaker, table, cooler with six waters, small fruit tray, and a beach attendant.

Sports Court

Sea Island Beach Club
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The Sea Island Beach Club features a Sports Court with a regulation adjustable basketball goal. 3 v. 3 tournaments offered seasonally.

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Body Board Rentals

Beach Club Sailing Center
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Ride the waves on the body boards with rentals available by the day.

Beach Funcycle Rentals

Beach Club Sailing Center
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Explore Sea Island beach on this three-wheeled bike. Rentals available by the half-hour and hour-long periods.

Ocean Kayak Rentals

Beach Club Sailing Center
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One-hour ocean kayak rental. Single and tandem available.

Sunset Kayak Trip

Rainbow Island Water Sports Center
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Come explore the marshes of Sea Island at sunset to experience nature at its best.

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Beach Club Theater

Sea Island Beach Club
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Sea Island’s own movie theater shows complimentary movies twice a day, seasonally. 4 p.m. movies are family friendly and rated G or PG. 8 p.m. movies are generally rated PG-13 or R. Times and titles vary daily. Concessions sold separately.

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Pools

Sea Island Beach Club
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The Sea Island Beach Club offers three pools: adult-only heated pool; beach pool, boasting a 20’ waterslide; heated family pool with wading area and splash pad. Towel, food, and cocktail service is offered at all pools, or enjoy a drink at the Beach Bar.

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