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Whole Day Sapelo Island Tour

Culture and History tour in Darien

Tour Price : $125 Duration : 9 hours Languages: English

After touring the Sapelo Visitor's Center museum, we pay the mate on the ferry $5 each in cash only, exact change, including your guide for the round trip ferry trip to and back from the Island. On arrival, we pay the owner of the rental van $60 in cash only exact change, and put $10 worth of gas in the van, credit card only.

You will need to bring your drinks and lunch in a small insulated bag, back pack, or ice chest. If rain is expected, bring a light weight raincoat or poncho with a hood. All tours are rain or shine. Rain does not cancel.

The Whole Day Sapelo Island Tour includes every thing on the Half Day Sapelo Island Tour plus the restored First African Baptist Church at Raccoon Bluff, built from timber recovered from the U.S. government'sBlackbeard Island Quarantine Station distroyed in the fierce hurricane of 1898 that washed up on the Bluff and was picked up by descendants of the Island's former plantation slaves, and still used for weddings!

Next comes Choclate Plantation, the most extensive collection of tabby ruins of slave cabins and the plantation manor, along with a restored tabby horse and cattle barn built in the 1830's, followed by the mysterious Indian Shell Ring,

Watch for white tail deer, wild hogs, wild cows with fierce looking horns, raccoons, armadillos, alligators, and even and occasional bald eage as we drive through the R.J. Reynolds Wildlife Management to all of the points listed above.

On the way back, we see the Moses Hammock hunt camp, the Log Landing site of the Keenan Plantation and and one of three Indian burial mounds on Sapelo, plus R.J. Reynolds' cotton gin, large guests houses built by multimillionaire owner Howard Coffin, the tabby ruins of Thomas Spaulding's first sugar mill in Georgia, and the haunted Behavior Cemetery, still in use by descendants of the Island's former slaves, before we return to the dock and the mainland.

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: $125
Duration: 9 hours
Group Size: 6 tourists
Languages: English
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :NO
Hotel pick-up:NO
Drop-off :NO
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):NO
Food and Drinks :NO
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :NO
Translation services :NO
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :NO
Visa support :NO
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :YES
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :NO
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :NO
This tour is not currently available
Attractions:Sapelo Island