Evening Turtle Walk 2021

By Jekyll Island Authority (other events)

32 Dates Through Jul 24, 2021

Explore the beach at night and learn about the amazing journey of loggerhead sea turtles nesting along the Georgia coast.  Meet your Turtle Walk guides in the GSTC parking lot (follow the white turtles to the parking area to the right of the brick building entrance) for check-in. Following the guides, participants will caravan to the beach access location in their personal transportation. The walk will last approximately 1.5-2 hours and is dependent on sea turtle activity. Along the way, guides will lead a variety of activities while we wait for potential nesters.

Evening Turtle Walks are conducted in June and July. Reservations are required as group size is limited by Georgia Department of Natrual Resources permitting restrictions (15 guests maximum) and programs fill quickly. Participants must be 6 years old or older. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. 

Purchase includes free general admission to the GSTC for each ticket holder. General admission can be used the day before, the day of, or the day after your scheduled walk. 

If you have any specific needs to participate, please call ahead (912-635-4141) or email ([email protected]) to let us know how we can help you.


Any person entering the premises waives all civil liability against this premises owner and operator for any injuries caused by the inherent risk associated with contracting COVID-19 at public gatherings, except for gross negligence, willful and wanton misconduct, reckless infliction of harm, or intentional infliction of harm, by the individual or entity of the premises.

Participants must be at least 6 years old or older. Individuals under 16 years old must be accompanied by an individual 18 years or older. Program is a walking tour on uneven surfaces (primarily beach sand) while walking at a leisurely to brisk pace. 

Prohibited Items/Actions:

  • Pets
  • Flashlights
  • Light-up shoes
  • Smoking
  • Photography

Mailing Address

100 Stable Rd Jekyll Island, GA 31527