Tybee Island Marine Science Center

1509 Strand Ave., Tybee Island, GA 31328
Nature Centers
Marine ScienceCoastal Georgia Marine Science CenterMarsh Treks
Info & Amenities

Programs offered for island visitors, school groups, boy scouts and girl scouts on the beach, in the marsh, on the water and classroom.


TripAdvisor® Reviews:

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
jmich4 | Jan 20, 2019
“Marsh Trek”

Took a Marsh Trek on January 17 with Allie in Spanish Hammock sponsored bythe Marine Center. It was wonderful, educational and fun. Kids would especially trekking in the mud! Allie was awesome...

charberryTEXASnTYBEE | Dec 30, 2018
“Wonderful place to learn more about this beautiful place”

Be sure and go to the Tybee Island Marine Science Center. They have some great things to see. They also offer nature walks so you can learn more about this beautiful place.

Lee Ann B | Nov 22, 2018
“Excellent Educational Experience!”

Love this experience! I highly recommend taking the time to visit. The staff was extremely educated and were fantastic with our kiddos! We found a horseshoe crab on the beach and dissected a squid in...

Yelp® Reviews:

Yelp Overall Rating
Carl E. | Sep 15, 2018

My wife and I signed up for the Marsh Trek experience not really knowing what to expect. Our eco guide Kelly was awesome. As a biologist, she was able to...

Becca M. | Jan 1, 2019

The center itself was underwhelming and the staff, I would consider, slightly helpful and ditzy. We, thankfully got to the destination area for the marsh...

D C. | Oct 7, 2018

Nice beach, pier does get crowded but you can rent umbrellas and chairs if you don't have any. They also usually have a cool event or festival happening...