100 Riverview Dr.
Tidelands Nature Center offers hands- on marine environmental science programs for the general public and school groups.
Stop in to meet a young sea turtle, alligators, fish, hermit crabs, snakes, and other animals native to Georgia's coast!!
Take a guided kayak tour of Jekyll Creek, or rent a canoe and enjoy a relaxing paddle on Rixen Pond.
Nature walks available throughout the year. Learn about Jekyll's coastal ecosystems. Join one of our guides on a walk to the beach, forest, or marsh.
Beach Ecology: A look at barrier island dynamics and the amazing organisms found along the coast of Georgia.
Topics include: erosion, accretion, tides, shell and tell.
Marsh Ecology: A look at Georgia's abundant salt marsh. Learn about tidal creeks, food webs, spartina grass, and the importance of the marsh environment.
Maritime Forest: Explore how sand dunes gradually develop into a mature maritime forest. Discover various plants and animals found in the forest environment.
Additional programs include: invertebrate studies, seining and nets, herpetology, ornithology, sea turtles, sharks, marine mammals, plankton lab, and environmental issues.
Observe native species of fish, turtles, crabs, snakes, alligators, and other critters found along the Georgia coast!!
Get close and discover whelks, hermit crabs, and other marine life in the touch tank.
For schedules and prices, please visit our website.