6 Tybee Island Marine Walks, Talks and Treks for the Entire Family
When the family needs a break from the beach, take a walk down to the Tybee Island Marine Science Center for an authentic, coastal Georgia experience. With daily informative walks, talks and treks; there’s something everyone in the family will enjoy!
Take a stroll along the shore on a guided tour of Tybee’s south or north beach. A marine science educator will speak in-depth about Georgia’s tides, sand dunes, and the wildlife that live in and around the area. Participants are asked to sign up 30 minutes in advanced.
This interactive presentation speaks in-depth about the lifecycle, anatomy and adaptations of the local and worldwide jellyfish species. Learn more about the moon jellyfish behavior and feeding, as well as the hatchery process of their food.
Trek through the Tybee salt marsh to get a little down and muddy while learning! Explorers will examine salty grasses, search for fiddler crabs and periwinkle snails while observing marsh birds. Keep in mind that closed-toed shoes are required.
Ever wondered about these mysterious ocean predators? Learn through images and artifacts while discovering the complexity of these sea creatures.
You may not be having an in-depth conversation with your favorite turtle but you will learn more about the extraordinary lives and fascinating facts of these sea creatures. First, learn about the sea turtle anatomy, then stroll on the beach to see first-hand their nesting habitat and witness a feeding.
Did you know that the Georgia coast is the calving ground for the North American Right Whale? Journey through their lifecycle, breeding practices and examine whale artifacts in this educational chat.
Before planning your visit to the Tybee Island Marine Science Center, be sure to check their Facebook page for their weekly walks, talks, and treks program schedule. All programs are 60 minutes long and $10 per participant (kids 4 and under are free).
THIS POST IS IN COLLABORATION WITH TYBEE ISLAND MARINE SCIENCE CENTER AND, AS ALWAYS, ALL OPINIONS ARE OUR OWN.