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Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research Reserve

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1766 Landing Road SE, Sapelo Island, GA 31327
+1 912-437-3224
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Jr's private tour

We toured Sapelo with one of the local inhabitants (there are only 47 full time!) Jr met us at the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Alexandria, Virginia
The research lab was very educational

The Sapelo Sights Tour took us to the Research Lab where we saw and learned about many of the local... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
Roswell, Georgia
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Rich in natural history, this island's human history dates back 4,000 years and is made up of salt marsh, maritime forest, beach and dune areas.
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1766 Landing Road SE, Sapelo Island, GA 31327
+1 912-437-3224
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We toured Sapelo with one of the local inhabitants (there are only 47 full time!) Jr met us at the ferry at 9am & we boarded a school bus for the tour. Jr took us ALL over the island, making frequent stops, a loquacious guide,...More

Thank mariava51
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The Sapelo Sights Tour took us to the Research Lab where we saw and learned about many of the local animals. Outside RJ pulled some leaves from the Prickly Ash tree. He gave us a leaf and we chewed on it. It was a natural...More

Thank GApeach909
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We visited Sapelo last Saturday and was pleasantly surprised at the ferry ride. Waves were high after a front had moved through the night before. The ferry ride was very smooth. We took the tour offered by the Department of Natural Resources and the tour...More

Thank butchjones459
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We went to Sapelo Island last month, taking houseguests with us from Atlanta. We had such a good time. There is a ferry over and then you can tour the island by making arrangements. There's a very pretty lighthouse, the Reynolds Mansion, and the historic...More

Thank JBinengland
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We did this as part of a local tour. The natural beauty is unique however it is difficult to get there without a guided tour. If staying in the local historic mansion hotel there is an isolated beach and hiking trails.

1  Thank Malice6
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The ferry ride is only $5.00. Be sure to book a tour. There are private and state tours. We arranged ours through JR. He has such a unique perspective on the island culture history and geological spheres. Take a stop at one of the most...More

Thank Gran7
Reviewed 31 August 2016

My husband and I vacationed at the Golden Isles of GA in August. My husband is from the Savannah area so is a descendant of the geechee people, so after researching before our trip, I knew Sapelo was a must see destination. I woke up...More

1  Thank Rosa G
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Start your morning early by riding the ferry at 8:30A.M. Then be whisked away in an air-conditioned, roomy van to view the sights. Our tour guide was knowledgeable about the facts and history of the buildings, plants, marine life, and people, that have made their...More

2  Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 24 May 2016

See Sapelo! The private tour with Sapelo Tours (JR Grover) is wonderful. Our tour guide was informative, funny and an expert driver. Who would have thought that a "yellow school bus" would be such a great conveyance...? Enjoy your day and see the Research Center,...More

1  Thank dcp7451
Reviewed 19 May 2016

The visitor center is quite comprehensive and enjoyable. The tour is great. Highly recommend you checking out SINERR,

Thank mark c
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