Day Trips
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Norm's Pond Rookery

Explore Wilderness

On your visit, enjoy ferry rides to and from the Island through tidal marshes, venture to the Island’s north tip in an open-back truck to learn about the region’s natural and human history, experience the unique plethora of wildlife which call these untouched ecosystems home, and explore the Island’s undeveloped beach. Indulge in a fresh packed picnic lunch including hearty sandwiches, snacks, and soft drinks in a natural setting on the island. Prepare for a day-away like no other.

Day Trip Adventures

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Natural and Human History

Learn about the natural and human history of Little St. Simons Island as you explore pristine landscapes with an Island naturalist

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Delight in a wholesome picnic lunch in one of the Island's untouched landscapes

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Explore the Island’s untouched coastal landscapes from pristine oak forests to unspoiled beaches and golden marshes

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Navigating the Island

Venture through remote habitats and experience the wildlife of Little St. Simons Island from an open-back truck

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Island Ferries

Enjoy a ferry trip meandering through coastal marshland to arrive at and depart from Little St. Simons Island

Upcoming Day Trips

  • Monday, June 24th
  • Sunday, June 30th FULL
  • Wednesday, July 3rd FULL
  • Friday, July 26th
  • Monday, July 29th

Each day trip can accommodate eight people. Pricing: $200 per person taxes not included.

Full 8-person day trip bookings can accommodate children of any age. For reservations part of a larger group, children 8 years old and up are welcome. 

Birding South Tour

Prepare for your Daytrip

To make the most of your day on the Island, we recommend bringing an extra jacket and wearing comfortable walking shoes, long pants, and long sleeves. Day trips operate through mild weather and we will provide rain ponchos and boots if we encounter Coastal Georgia’s bountiful elements. Please arrive at the Hampton River Marina, located at the North Tip of St. Simons Island, 15 minutes prior to ferry departure. Find driving directions here.

Day Trips Inquiry

Day trip dates are finalized one-month in advance. If you are looking to book a day trip further out, please list your desired dates below, and we will reach out with day trip listings for that month when they become available.