Visit the Sapelo Island Georgia Visitor Center - Located at the mainland ferry dock in Meridian and serves as a key distribution point for information about coastal ecosystems, educational opportunities, and tourism activities. Stay and Play in GA!
The Sapelo Island Visitor Center - Interpretive exhibits at the center highlight Sapelo Island's rich cultural history, the Hog Hammock Community, University of Georgia Marine Institute, Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary, the National Estuarine Research Reserve System as well as estuarine, barrier island, and shoreline habitats.
Guests are encouraged to explore the nature trails that weave through the maritime forest and along the marsh and salt pans surrounding the facility. Stop by sometime for a quick hike!
The center has a 50-seat audio-visual room for lectures, special programs, and video and slide presentations. This room is made available for special interest group meetings (Audubon Society, The Nature Conservancy, Friends of Sapelo, etc.). Please call for information on how your organization can reserve the Visitor Center A-V room for your next meeting.
Tickets for public and group tours of Sapelo Island can be purchased at the Visitor Center. T-shirts, books, and videos are also available for purchase.
Hours Open: Tuesday-Friday at 7:30 am - 5:30 pm - Saturday at 8 am- 5:30 pm - Sunday at 1:30 pm- 5 pm
Phone Contacts and Location
Public tour reservations - 912-437-3224 - Group tours - 912-485-2300 for 10-40 people Group camping and Reynolds Mansion - 912-485-2299 - Location: Sapelo Island Visitors Center Route 1, Box 1500, Darien, GA 31305
Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research Reserve - Phone: 912-485-2251
- Education Office 912-485-2300 - Location: P.O. Box 15,
Sapelo Island, GA 31327