• Tybee Beach Ecology Tours

  • We make our own beach touch tank of things we find

  • Flat clawed Hermit Crab peeking out

  • Pulling the beach seine net

  • Small Striped Burrfish (puffer)

  • Examining a Sea Star, close up!

  • A winter time Mushroom Jellyfish (doesn't sting)

  • Live Lettered Olive Snail, one of our prettiest shells

  • A nice Knobbed Whelk shell found while beachcombing

Actively discover and learn about animals and habitats of Georgia's beaches from marine biologist Dr. Joe Richardson. More than just a trip to the beach! A fun, active, learning experience ideal for families, scout groups, and school groups.
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233brettd | Apr 4, 2023
Do it!!

This is a must-do! We loved every minute of our time with Dr. Joe! We learned things about the critters we always see as well as new ones we never knew to look for! Would highly recommend! ...

919chrissied | Mar 13, 2023
Once in a lifetime Girl Scout trip!

Joe worked with our Girl Scout Troop for hours and the experience was honestly once in a lifetime. The kids enjoyed every second of it. ...

kristio728 | Jul 9, 2022
Unique and fun!

What a fun experience we had with Dr Joe! My children and I learned so much about all the little creatures that inhabit the beach and it was a peaceful way to start our morning at Tybee. Dr Joe was ...

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Karlene C. | Sep 22, 2021

Our time at the beach with Dr. Joe was a highlight of our recent trip to Tybee. My husband and I enjoy learning about the local flora and fauna when we ...

Melanie T. | Feb 1, 2019

We took this tour with another family and would recommend it to anyone who is interested or enjoys learning about and seeing the creepy crawlers, crabs, ...

Maxine B. | Jan 21, 2018

We were 4 adults and we learned a lot. Dr. Joe is a great teacher. We have since found a number of "things" and as promised we sent Dr. Joe an email and ...

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