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Little Tybee Island

Just south of our barrier island lies a pure, uninhabited nature preserve called Little Tybee Island. Often overlooked by those visiting the area, this hidden treasure is actually twice the size of Tybee Island and only accessible by boat.

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Arrive in Style

Scoot across Tybee’s Back River and you’ll land on the secluded Little Tybee Island. The only way to access this slice of untouched paradise is by way of water. Boating, kayaking and jet-skiing are all popular ways to travel to Little Tybee.

No boat? No problem! Sweet Lowland Tybee Tours and Crab Creek Charters offer half and full-day boat rentals. They will also teach new boaters how to navigate the surrounding waterways. If you’re looking for a more adventurous way to travel, try renting a kayak or jet ski from Sea Kayak Georgia or Tybee Jet Ski & Watersports. No matter how you get there, be aware that Little Tybee’s tides change drastically every six hours.

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Sundial Charters Nature Tours

Educational Adventures

For those looking to keep busy while enjoying the serene surroundings, try fossil hunting or an educational ecology trip! Experience the thrill of finding your first shark’s tooth or prehistoric bone fragments.

Head out with Tybee Island Charters or Sundial Charters Nature Tours to learn about the abundant estuaries and receive the chance to bring home the perfect sea keepsake.

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Explore the Great Outdoors

Little Tybee Island provides the perfect location for people who enjoy camping under the stars. Fall asleep to the gentle sounds of the waves while you enjoy the splendor of the Tybee night sky.

If you’re an avid fisher, spend the afternoon cruising the waterways around Little Tybee with Marshland Inshore Fishing Adventures.

Nature buffs and bird watchers are also in for a treat. This wilderness gem showcases rich coastal salt marshes, pristine beaches and nature dunes - making it a birdwatcher’s paradise.

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Spectacular Sunsets

If sunset is your favorite time of day, these unique evening experiences are just for you. Imagine toasting to a day on the water while enjoying a gourmet picnic with your closest friends and family. Book a sunset picnic with Tybee Island Charters and let them do the heavy lifting (and cooking) while you enjoy picnicking on your own private beach.

For those looking to cruise along the Tybee waters with the warm evening breeze, try a sunset cruise organized by Crab Creek Charters. No matter which tour you choose, nothing beats watching the Tybee sun go down while being surrounded by the gentle sound of the ocean waves.

Get Your Free Insider's Guide

The official Insider's Guide is your go-to reference for all things Tybee Island and Savannah! Read an online version here or click below to order one by mail.

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