Your Complete Guide To Dolphin Tours On Jekyll Island!

Are you looking for a vacation or a short getaway? Then look no further than the majestic waters off Jekyll Island and its Jekyll Island dolphin tours. 

You may be wondering, “where is Jekyll Island,” and we’re here to let you know! Jekyll Island is one of the small barrier islands situated just off the coast of Georgia. The sea island is commonly referred to as one of Georgia’s Golden Isles. You will never find that you are at a loss for things to do on the island, as it has an endless selection of sightseeing adventures waiting for you to discover and enjoy.  

The most famous things to do on Jekyll Island is the dolphin tour off Jekyll Island. Several local boat companies offer a variety of dolphin tours for visitors to the island to enjoy.

Lighthouse Trolley

Enjoy the sun and the sand with the boat company voted the best dolphin tour on the island by the locals. The same family has owned the Lighthouse Trolley tours for over 45 years.

 Not only will you find yourself close enough to the dolphins to almost touch them, but the tour will also allow you the added advantage of viewing various species of birds in their undisturbed natural habitats around the island.

The Lighthouse Trolley Dolphin Tours’ current winter schedule runs from The dolphin tour takes place along the calm inland waters of Jekyll Island and lasts 60 minutes.

Jekyll Island Boat Tours

Leaving the Jekyll Wharf on Jekyll Island, you will cruise on the scenic waterways around the island during a 90-minute fully narrated educational dolphin tour on board a boat that has been officially certified by the US Coast Guard.

You will enjoy viewing the bottlenose dolphins that make the island area their home while learning various interesting facts, including their feeding habits, social dynamics, and much more. During the tour, visitors will also enjoy the opportunity to view additional forms of marine life, including but not limited to manatees, sea turtles, and egrets. 

Private tours are available for those individuals who are interested. The Jekyll Island dolphin tour is proud to state that it is eco-friendly and family-friendly, and you can even bring your furry friend as the tour is also pet-friendly. The Jekyll Island dolphin tours run seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Coastal Charter

Coastal Charter has you covered if you are looking for a day of dolphin-watching and making family-enjoyed memories that will last a lifetime. 

The charter company offers year-round Jekyll Island dolphin tours but admits that the summer and fall months are the best seasons by far. As you leisurely cruise the waters off Jekyll Island, you will view local dolphins living in and around the island and choose to make it their home. Other species are also to be enjoyed, including sea turtles and the occasional pelican.

Plan Your Visit!

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Finishing up the tour will be a cruise down the waterway that will allow visitors a superb view of the famous Jekyll Island Historic District.

Coastal Charter also offers sunset cruises for those individuals and families interested and is proudly pet-friendly. 

With over eight miles of beaches and protected marine habitats, Jekyll Island is sure to make your vacation enjoyable and memorable for the whole family. And you can’t go wrong with a Jekyll Island dolphin tour.  Book your Jekyll Island vacation rental today and prepare for an unforgettable getaway!