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Okefenokee Adventures

4159 Suwannee Canal Rd, Folkston, GA 31537-7961
+1 912-496-7156
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Had a great time

This was a great tour and well worth the 90 minutes. Although it is not guaranteed, we say baby... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Floyds Knobs, Indiana
via mobile
You've Got To Experience It

Took the boat tour into the swamp. Jen our guide was completely familiar with all things swamp. A... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
East Coast
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Okefenokee Adventures is the Visitor Services Contractor located at the primary entrance to Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge - also known as the East entrance, Folkston entrance or Suwannee Canal Recreation Area. We offer guided, interpretive tours, canoe & kayak tours & rentals, walking & driving trails, full service cafe & gift shop. We cater to individuals & groups. Refuge Visitor Center has a film, exhibits & displays.
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  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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4159 Suwannee Canal Rd, Folkston, GA 31537-7961
+1 912-496-7156
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great tour and well worth the 90 minutes. Although it is not guaranteed, we say baby alligators, large alligators, turtles and eagles. Highly recommended.

Thank Mmandpm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the boat tour into the swamp. Jen our guide was completely familiar with all things swamp. A wealth of information. She did not hesitate to stop for us to take pictures, and pointed out wildlife and interesting trees and plants. Well versed in the...More

Thank Giggy
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I believe OA is the only outfitter within the NWR grounds to operate rentals and tours. They were very welcoming, instructive and easy going. They gave and reviewed a map to take along. We opted for the kayak adventure thru some loop water trails. That...More

Thank simmonsfamily954
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We took a late afternoon boat tour, thinking the heat wouldn't be bad on a moving boat and we were excited to get a look at the refuge since we had just arrived. The reason this tour did not meet our expectations came down to...More

Thank L M
Reviewed 24 July 2017

On July 10 at 6:30AM, my 12 year old granddaughter and I look off with Chip 2 and his flat bottom boat to enjoy one of the most delightful experiences of our lives. Everywhere we looked we saw and heard natural beauty, the morning mist...More

Thank Judith M
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This Natural Park is very beautiful. If you take the 90 minute excursion with the boat you can admire all the marvels of the marshy areas. Alligators everywhere, birds of various types and spectacular vegetation. Depending on the height of the waters, the river is...More

Thank Naughty-Cougar
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our 90 minute boat tour with Jen. It was a slow day so we had the boat to ourselves. Saw lots of gators, turtles and birds and the trip down the canal is so peaceful and lovely. It was a hot day but...More

Thank Kim N
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We enjoyed our trip which was a sunset tour . We saw lots of alligators, birds, and trees draped with the Spanish Moss which looks pretty. Keep a camera handy.

Thank 604barb
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This trip is so worth it. Joey was our tour guide; he has a fantastic personality & is incredibly knowledgeable. The boats are comfortable. The visitor center is very professional with interactive activities for the kiddos. You could also fish, kayak, or canoe from this...More

Thank didntwant2join
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent guide - Chip Too - very informative and lots of alligators along the way. The kids (10 yo, 7 yo) enjoyed picking out that gators they saw along the way. April is a great time - good temperature, low humidity, no mosquitoes!

Thank Plshearer
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21 November 2016|
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Response from Jcampbell | Property representative |
It's definitely not too late in the year and it's not too cool, especially in the late morning and mid-afternoon. With our water levels lower than normal, we're actually seeing lots and lots of alligators and birds so it's... More
Kathy C
4 May 2015|
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Response from Jcampbell | Property representative |
From Okefenokee Adventures: Unless your dog is a service dog you can not take him/her on the water regardless of whether it's the tour boat, rental boat, canoe or kayak. It's for the safety of the dog. There are alligators... More
17 February 2015|
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Response from Jcampbell | Property representative |
It would be no problem for us to spend some time fishing on a 4 hour private tour. Give us a call and we'll be happy to set this up. 912-496-7156 or 866-843-7926.