Tybee Island Dolphin Tour Savannah, GA

Kelly Tours223 Martin Luther King Junior BlvdSavannah, GA 31401
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$69.00
Total Price: $70.38 (USD)
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NO SERVICE FEES

Overview

This half-day Tybee Island Dolphin Tour begins with a trolley/bus ride from Savannah’s Historic District to Tybee Island for lunch at the Crab Shack with scenic views. Afterwards, enjoy a dolphin watching cruise through the island’s waterways in search of bottle-nose dolphins and other wildlife, followed by a photo stop and free time at Tybee Island Lighthouse.

up to 5.5 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Savannah Travel Experts
  • Experience playful dolphins in their natural habitat on this family-friendly sightseeing excursion to Tybee Island, Savannah's most popular beach.
  • Includes stops for lunch at the world-famous Crab Shack (cost of lunch at own expense) and Tybee Island Lighthouse for photo ops and time on your own to explore.
  • Tour duration is approximately 5 to 6 hours.
  • Departs from the Savannah Historic District at 223 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Arrive at least 15 minutes prior to tour time.
  • Parking is available at the Savannah Visitor Center parking lot (301 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd) for a nominal fee.
  • Cost of lunch and admission to the lighthouse are at own expense and not included in the tour price.
  • In compliance with federal regulations, there will be no feeding or touching the dolphins on this tour.
  • Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.

Description

from Tybee Island Dolphin Tour
Travel from Savannah to Tybee Island aboard a trolley/bus to explore this ever-popular island. This half-day guided excursion includes sightseeing on Tybee Island, lunch on your own at the world-famous Crab Shack, and a Dolphin Cruise with Captain Derek's Dolphin Adventure.

Travel aboard a climate-controlled trolley/bus to Tybee Island for lunch on your own at the world-famous Crab Shack, where the Elite Eat in their bare-feet. The Crab Shack offers a fun atmosphere, spectacular scenery, an aviary, and an alligator lagoon.

Following lunch, you'll board the boat for a narrated dolphin cruise through Tybee Island’s coastal waterways in search of the ever-prevalent bottlenose dolphin playing in their natural-habitat. During the cruise, you'll see breathtaking views of the coast, Fort Pulaski, the Cockspur Island Lighthouse (built in 1856) and Tybee Island Lighthouse.

After the cruise, the tour will stop by the Tybee Island Lighthouse overlooking the Atlantic Ocean for a photo opportunity and time to explore on your own before returning to Savannah.

Please note that the order of this tour may be different depending on day and time reserved.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Tybee Island Dolphin Tour

Where does the tour depart?

The tour departs from the Historic District of Savannah at 223 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

When should I arrive?

Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled tour time.

Is parking provided?

Paid parking is available at the Savannah Visitor Center. Parking is free for the first hour and $2.00 each hour following (subject to change). Special event parking rates may be higher.

How long is the tour?

Tour duration is approximately 5 to 6 hours.

Is this tour suitable for children?

The tour is fun for all ages and offers an unforgettable experience for families.

Is transportation included? If so, where is the pick-up spot, or how do I arrange it?

The tour includes complimentary pickup and drop-off for all Historic Downtown hotels and B&Bs in Savannah. If you request a shuttle pickup, please be ready and waiting for the shuttle at the scheduled pickup time and location.

Can I bring my camera?

Yes, there will be lots of great photo opportunities.

What’s included in the tour?

The tour includes a stop for lunch at the Crab Shack (cost of lunch is at own expense). The dolphin watching cruise includes views of the historic Fort Pulaski, Cockspur Island Lighthouse (built-in 1856), and Tybee Island Lighthouse. Following the Dolphin Cruise, you'll stop by the Tybee Island Lighthouse for a photo opportunity and time on your own to explore a bit.

What's not included in the tour?

The cost of lunch at the Crab Shack and admission to the lighthouse are not included in the ticket price.

Can I bring food and drinks on the boat?

Yes, food and drinks are allowed on board the boat. If you don't want to bring your own, they have drinks and snacks for sale at the dock house.