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Coastal Georgia Nature Tours

Bring your curiosity! Private, personalized tours are customized for your interests and itinerary. Many of the wildlife and natural habitats we can help you explore and learn about are summarized below. Click on the photos for more information about several itinerary options. Tell us your interests and needs on the Tour Planner page. (Please set your spam filters to enable an email response from us.)

If you prefer the economy of sharing your naturalist guide with others, please investigate our weekend schedule of nature tours. We’ll focus on different natural habitat and wildlife each weekend.

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Wild Island Explorations Wild Island Explorations
Explore the wide, empty beaches and sculpted dunes of islands without bridges. Full day lets you choose Wassaw Island Natíl Wildlife Refuge or Ossabaw Island.
2 Hour4 Hour8 HourWalkingBoating
Alligators and Anhingas Alligators & Anhingas
Observe alligators, egrets, anhingas, and more, as you learn how they all make a living in the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge. 
2 Hour4 HourWalkingDrivingWheelchair Accessible
Salt Marsh Walk Salt Marsh Walk
Come learn the fascinating inner workings of this rich natural resource that protects our shores and supports the seafood industry and beyond. 
2 HourWalking
Birding Birding
Birding programs are available for all, whether your interest is general or specific—≠ whether you are a novice or serious birder. Tell us what you want; we'll customize a program for you. 
2 Hour4 Hour8 HourWalkingDrivingWheelchair Accessible
The Forest Fringe The Forest Fringe
Amble the trails in our lush maritime forests, hearing fascinating stories about native species (live oaks, magnolias, palmettos, even ilex vomitoria). 
2 Hour4 HourWalking
River Swamps and Reptiles River Swamps & Reptiles
Walk paths and boardwalks among the trunks and knees of the oft-flooded forest; learn habits and habitats of reptiles and other residents. For groups only.
2 HourWalkingWheelchair Accessible
Beaches and Borders Beaches and Borders
Living in salt water is hard. Life in the zone between all fresh and all salt requires interesting adaptations. Find out how the myriad of life forms in the estuary survive. 
2 Hour4 HourWalkingDriving
Blackwater River Float Blackwater River Float
Paddle serene rivers or creeks. Learn why this clean, clear water is black, and stop to swim from a sandbar or two along the way. 
4 Hour8 HourCanoeing
Native Plants Native Plants: Edible, Medicinal & 
Otherwise Useful

Historical uses, current uses, woodland snacks – then and now. Let us know if you want to focus primarily on one aspect or another. 
2 Hour4 HourWalking
Explore the Night Sky Explore the Night Sky
Observe celestial objects with an 8" reflector telescope while you hear stories of the stars. Learn about black holes, and other phenomena of our universe. 
2 HourWalkingWheelchair Accessible
Savannah Stroll The Urban Forest
Downtown Savannah is graced with a tree canopy that provides shade, textural diversity, and homes for other lives. Wander our lovely parks learning the secrets of the trees. 
2 Hour4 HourWalking
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General Information
You Bring: Comfortable outdoor clothes, appropriate shoes, sunscreen and insect repellent, sunglasses/hat, binoculars if you have them. Don't forget your sense of curiosity!

We'll Provide: Directions to the tour site where your personal guide will meet you. Your guide will bring bottled water and wildlife observation equipment. On full-day programs we'll add a nice picnic lunch!

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Tour Legend:

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"How can you even ask if the tour met our expectations! It was FOUR STAR!"
     M.M., Dardenne Prairie, MO 

"A great approach with wildlife for an uncultured city girl like me! †Don't change anything. "
     A.R., Paris, France

3025 Bull St, #302, Savannah, GA 31405
Phone:  912-236-8115    Email:  info@wilderness-southeast.org
Our services are available to all without discrimination as to race, color, and national or ethnic origin.

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