Jekyll Island is a boater’s paradise with Southern spirit.
The island’s expansive shoreline and bountiful waterways present many opportunities to get on the water and feel the coastal breeze. Hop aboard a charter fishing vessel, spot dolphins playing in Georgia’s coastal waters, take a relaxing sunset or casino cruise or embark on an authentic shrimp boat experience with friendly local skippers.
Departure Point: Jekyll Island – a variety of convenient pick-up locations can be arranged
Enjoy a full or half-day charter fishing trip, led by knowledgeable captains from Southeastern Angling. Offering light tackle inshore, near shore, and offshore-deep sea fishing, allow your captain to guide you to where the fish are biting. All licenses, tackle, ice, and bottled water are included, as well as friendly professional instruction, and fish cleaning.
For bookings or more information please visit Southeastern Angling’s website.
*Open daily, year-round. Advanced reservations are required.
Moor your vessel at the historic Jekyll Island Wharf Marina situated directly in front of the Jekyll Island Club Resort, or at the nearby Jekyll Harbor Marina. Both marinas offer deep-water moorings with easy access to the Intracoastal Waterway. Enjoy your time ashore with a wide range of activities before heading back out on coastal waters. Door-to-door service is available to and from the Jekyll Island Club Resort.
Contact Jekyll Island Wharf Marina at 912-635-3152.
Departure Point: Historic Jekyll Island Pier – located adjacent to The Wharf
Searching for and spotting these playful creatures in Georgia’s coastal waters is a memorable experience for the whole family. You will love seeing the dolphins swim by as you enjoy calm ocean breezes and sunshine or a beautiful sunset from aboard your cruise. Ninety-minute excursions depart from the historic Jekyll Island Wharf Marina.
For bookings or more information please call 912-635-3152.
*Open daily. Advanced reservations are encouraged.
Casino Cruise Ship
Departure Point: 101 Emerald Princess Drive, Brunswick, GA 31523 (end of Jekyll Island Causeway)
Test your luck aboard the Emerald Princess II Casino Cruise Ship with roulette, blackjack, poker, craps, slots, and more. Cruises depart from the Emerald Princess Dock at the end of the Jekyll Causeway.
For bookings or more information, please call 800-842-0115.
*To arrive at the Emerald Princess Casino dock, guests must exit Jekyll Island. The dock is located underneath the Sidney Lanier Bridge. Entry fee to Jekyll Island must be repaid upon re-entry.
Shrimp Boat Excursion
Departure Point: 1200 Glynn Ave, Brunswick, GA 31520 – Coastal Tide Excursions, which shares the parking lot with Marshside Grill
The whole family will love the adventure and excitement of a trip aboard an actual working shrimp boat with the excursion tour offered by Coastal Tide Excursions. As the 60-foot, steel hull Lady Jane makes her way along the calm waters of St. Simons Sound, you’ll watch the captain and crew drag their nets before emptying them on deck to identify various species of marine life. This one-of-a-kind experience departs from the Marshside docks in Brunswick.
For bookings or more information please visit Coastal Tide Excursions’ website.
*Advance reservations are required. To arrive at Coastal Tide Excursions, guests must exit Jekyll Island. Entry fee to Jekyll Island must be repaid upon re-entry.
SouthEast Adventure Outfitters Kayak Tours. Georgia covers 100 miles of coast and about one-third of all the eastern seaboard’s marshes. Only 3 of its 15 barrier islands are developed. With 2,000 miles of shoreline and remote river lowlands, the padding opportunities on our coast are endless. Learn the basic skills of sea kayaking while exploring the scenic “Marshes of Glynn”. Launching from the private dock at SouthEast Adventure Outfitters in Brunswick, the trip is an easy and informative way to discover why kayaking is one of the fastest growing sports today.
Recreation is plentiful on Jekyll Island however you decide to stay active. Jekyll Island boasts 63 holes of golf, a croquet lawn in the center of the resort, a mini-golf course, horseback riding, tennis courts, bicycle rentals, and more.