Kayaking South Geogia's Coast
|Experience sea kayaking adventures with Altamaha Coastal Tours in one of the most beautiful and remote areas in the South East. Located near St. Simon's Island and 45 minutes South of Savannah, the Altamaha River BioReserve is a world of wilderness and natural wonder. Bottle Nosed dolphins, manatee, otters, alligators, deer, mink, eagles, osprey, and thousands of sea-birds make this area a best kept secret. Trips range from kayaking through black-water swamps of cypress knees and giant old growth forests to camping on deserted islands with white-sand beaches. Come explore for a half day excursion or get away for a multi-day adventure in what has been called a "The World's Last Great Places ". Kayak rentals and Guided tours are offered year round on the semi tropical Georgia Coast.|
Rental Rates (Per Person / Day)
|Sea Kayak $20 (solo) $40 (Tandem)|
Recreational Kayak or Canoe $15 (solo) $30 (tandem)
|Bike Rentals $15|
includes basic accessories - does not include shuttle
Guided Kayak Adventures
Choose between swamp, marsh and ocean trips. Starting at $50/day; $150 overnight (2 day)
Includes accessories, any type of boat and shuttle.
Guided Bike Tour $35 except for Harris Neck and Blackbeard Island.
Contact us, to set up your custom trip today!
Year Round Sea Kayak and Canoe trips are arranged with regard to Tides, Winds and Temperatures.
All trips scheduled with deposit. Visa and Master Card accepted
or call 912-437-6010
Darien Area Road Map Southeast Georgia Road Map
|Vast tracts of land, barrier marsh islands and swamps are protected by the federal and state gov'ts as well as the Nature Conservancy, corporate and private citizens. These combined areas are referred to by the Nature Conservancy as the Altamaha River Bio reserve. Another important link to the area's health is the Altamaha River Keepers.
A site of historical interest is the new site to the William Bartram Trail through the Southeast United States in the Mid 1700's. His travels through Georgia are a document describing in depth the Altamaha River and it's plants and animals before the settling of European settlers.
Buffalo Swamp- beautiful and easy paddling
Wild and Scenic Off Shore Adventures
Kayaking through this wilderness area includes the Lewis Island Natural Area, a tidal swamp with old growth cypress, Wolf Island Wilderness Area, Blackbeard Island Wilderness Area as well as the offshore Queen Island and Sapelo Island. Buffalo Swamp and Cathead Creek displays the transition from Tidal Swamp to Marsh in an easy half-day paddle.
The sheer diversity of flora and fauna in the Bio reserve allows the visitor a variety of experiences and possibilities for wildlife sightings including dolphins, otter, wood storks, osprey, bald eagles, many shore birds, raccoons, sea turtles and the top predator - the American Alligator. Paddling through the wilderness areas on the Altamaha River, the tidal swamp and coastal marsh as day trips or as extended camping trip are available as guided and self-guided .
Over 100 miles of protected River corridor upstream ends at Wolf Island, a vast marsh island looking out onto the Atlantic Ocean. Great fishing! The last hundred miles of the river access points with a River Mileage Map is listed .
Broad River Outpost
End of the journey at Darien's historic waterfront docks.
All Correspondence with U.S.Mail
112 Witcher Rd.
Carlton, Ga. 30627
Area land Maps
Darien Area Roads S.E. Georgia Road Topo Maps -Altamaha BioReserve River Mileage
Coastal Weather / Savannah Temperature Forecast Surface Winds Forecast
Altamaha River Level Tide Predictions at Sapelo Island
Places of interest:
the Nature Conservancy'sAltamaha River BioReserve and Moodys Forest Preserve
Historic Beards Bluff Fishcamp
aka Adamson Fish Camp
Fort King George State Historic Site Hofwyle plantation State Historic Site
Sapelo Island Historical and Natural History Wildlife Refuges and Wilderness Areas
Hostel in the Forest - near Brunswick
The Blue Heron Inn
Open Gates Bed and Breakfast
Ft. King George Hotel in Darien
Other Livery Location
Located on the eastern slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains,
the Broad River - in the Savannah River Valley -
is located 100 miles from Atlanta and 20 miles NE of Athens, Ga.
Broad River Outpost
Local Information from CoastalGeorgia.Com
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