The Coast / Jekyll Island

Tidelands Nature Center

100 S. Riverview Dr.
Jekyll Island, GA 31527


Tidelands Nature Center offers hands-on marine science and environmental programs for the general public and educational groups. Meet a young loggerhead sea turtle, and sign up to explore the marsh, beach and maritime forest. Take a look at barrier island dynamics and the amazing organisms that are found along the beach. Our 3-hour guided kayak tours offer you a crab's-eye view of Jekyll's tidal creeks.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
    Monday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
    Tuesday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
    Wednesday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
    Thursday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 2:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 2:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission $2.00

    Under 2 $0.00


    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Guided Tours / Guide Available, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms, Rentals Available, Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Group Amenities



    Canoe / Kayak

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages