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Sea Island

Sea Island Recreation


Nature activities.

Natural wonders.


At Sea Island, we embrace our rich natural habitat. And we want to share it with you! Take a walking tour through marsh and maritime forest. Patrol the beach for nesting sea turtles. Fish off the dock and learn about species found in the Black Banks River. Go shelling on the beach. Find the best birding spots—and maybe even a bald eagle or an osprey. Pull a seine net through the surf. Our natural surroundings are full of treasures. What will you discover?

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

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Sea Island Junior Naturalist

Sea Island Beach Club
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Join a naturalist Monday–Friday for a hands-on, one-of-a-kind experience and learn about the many ecosystems and wildlife on Sea Island. Ages 7–14. Seasonal.

Survival Skills

Sea Island Beach Club
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In a campfire setting, learn basic survival skills including building a fire, pitching a tent, using a compass, and more! Ages 9–14. Seasonal.

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.

Coastal Discoveries

Sea Island Beach Club
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Stop by the Beach Club Lobby and take a closer look at several native Georgia species and artifacts found on Sea Island. Seasonal.

Cannon’s Point Ecology Tour

Sea Island Beach Club
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Join a Sea Island Naturalist on an excursion to Cannon’s Point Preserve, a 600-acre wilderness area located on the north end of St. Simons Island, to explore the shoreline, coastal ecology, a mature maritime forest, and plantation-era ruins.

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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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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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Cloister Belle Dolphin Nature Tour

The Cloister Dock
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Cruise through the tidal marshes of the Black Banks River on our Vintage Yacht to experience dolphins, numerous shorebirds, and aquatic species. You will also learn the rich history surrounding our salt marshes.

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