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Jekyll Island Tours and Charters

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Address: 1 Pier Rd, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0865
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+1 912-635-3152

The best way to experience Coastal Georgia is by sea. We offer a...

The best way to experience Coastal Georgia is by sea. We offer a family-oriented 90-minute tour, narrated by our personable captains, which departs from the Historic Jekyll Island Wharf Marina. Our boats are fully sun-covered with bathrooms on board.

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easy way to get the history of the island

During our stay on Jekyll Island, we did the Trolley Tour leaving from the Jekyll Island Museum (which is worth a look at). There was no one at the front booth when we entered... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Knoxville, Tennessee
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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44 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

During our stay on Jekyll Island, we did the Trolley Tour leaving from the Jekyll Island Museum (which is worth a look at). There was no one at the front booth when we entered the museum which led to some confusion initially about signing in (we purchased our tickets on line) and where to meet the trolley (we needed to... More 

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Holland Patent, New York
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Parked outside was a trolley with a huge capacity, however they were sold out in their little Jeep pulled Tour. Bought tickets for 1PM tour. At 1:00 PM while waiting for more, people got off to use the restrooms. These people did this until 1:20PM. All the tour driver did was wait! When a tour is scheduled for 1:00PM it... More 

Thank Jeff M
Gainesville, Florida
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 December 2016

The Segway fun tour was a highlight of a great Thanksgiving weekend at Jekyll Island for my wife and I. This was our first time riding a Segway and I was eager to try one. The tour operator Karen chatted with us initially to get to know us and then got down to the business of training us properly and... More 

2 Thank Alan G
Tinley Park, Illinois
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302 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We took the horse drawn carriage tour and thoroughly enjoyed it and the driver/guide, Renee. She was very informative about the history of the island.

Thank Colleen B
Bainbridge Island, Washington
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637 reviews
192 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 851 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

This is an interesting part of American history. A very beautiful island with tours of historic mansions built by the super wealthy of late 19th century and early 20th. The trolley tours are tacky and uncomfortable and I did not appreciate our guide subtle hints for tips at the end. Our tour started later than scheduled and we were rushed... More 

1 Thank Malice6
Delray Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Called in the morning & aked if I needed to make reservations. 'No. We have an 11,1 & 3 o'clock tours'. We arrived at 10:30 & waited in line only to be asked if we reserved space with a credit card. No because I was told I didn't need to. ' Well we are sold out!' WHAT!!???? Did not do... More 

4 Thank Kelly G
Kansas City, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The other tours may be better but the Trolley Tour was a waste of time. The people involved were very unfriendly. Guess they are used to not having to worry about competition and figure they can act however they want.

1 Thank Laura S
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7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

We called on the way to Jekyll Island if the trolley tour was still going on since it was a Friday afternoon. The person said yes but failed to say we needed to be there 10 minutes before the tour began. We arrived five minutes before the tour and another family was already trying to buy tickets. They refused to... More 

3 Thank Kyle560
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7 reviews
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Took trolley tour through historic district and allowed group to stop in and tour inside of two historic spots. Tour gave background info on island and buildings etc. My husband and I brought out 7 month old along and during the first on site tour the baby got fussy so I excused myself outside so not to interrupt the guide... More 

Thank Maria C
asheville, NC
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100 reviews
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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Took the ghost tour with 7 family members and friends. We all loved it. Our guides were interesting and very knowledgable of the island. It lasted slightly over a hour and took us to several interesting places on the island. We met the trolley at the restroom area near the Jekyll club hotel, pier area. I booked the tour over... More 

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