Reynolds Mansion on Sapelo Island

Reynolds Mansion on Sapelo Island
Reynolds Mansion Reservations 912-485-2299
Island Tours & Ferry Information 912-437-3224

 

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This small barrier island is a unique destination along Georgia's famed Colonial Coast. Guests begin their day at the mainland visitor center, where they can learn about Sapelo's cultural history, coastal wildlife, and complex beach and dunes systems. After a 30-minute ferry ride, they arrive at this 11-mile-long island. Guided tours highlight the African-American community of Hog Hammock, Reynolds Mansion, Nanny Goat Beach, University of Georgia Marine Institute and a restored 1820 lighthouse.

Groups may stay overnight on the island at the historic Reynolds Mansion or Cabretta Campground. The unusual and lovely Reynolds Mansion features marble sculptures, an ornately decorated Circus Room, murals by Athos Menaboni, a bowling lane, billiards, library and more. Cabretta Campground is sheltered by live oaks and is just a short walk to the beach. Pets are not allowed but service animals are welcome.

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Mainland Visitor Center Hours:

Tuesday–Friday 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Public Island Tours/Ferry Schedule:

Call 912-437-3224

Accommodations & Facilities:

• 6,110-Acre Reserve on a 16,006-Acre Barrier Island
• Reynolds Mansion — groups of 16–29 only
• Visitor Center (in Meridian by the ferry)
• Biking
• Kayaking
• Marsh and Beach Walks
• Cabretta Pioneer Campground — groups of 15–25 only
wireless connection Available in the visitor center

Things To Do & See:

Programs & Tours (Reynolds Mansion guests)

Nearby Attractions:

Brunswick & The Golden Isles of Georgia
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site
Fort King George Historic Site
Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research Reserve


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Events
Earth Day Nature Hike
Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 9 AM to 12:30 PM
Day visitors may join us on beautiful Sapelo Island for a nature hike. We'll visit maritime forest, salt marsh and dune habitats, and finish on Sapelo's pristine Nanny Goat beach. Hike is approximately 2.5 miles over boardwalk, trail and beach. Click for ferry information.  $10. 912-485-2299.
Soak It In
Photographer's Morning Out on Sapelo
Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 9 AM to 12:30 PM
Enjoy the beauty of Sapelo as our naturalist takes you to some of the most photogenic spots on the island. Sapelo is full of ancient live oaks, towering pines and pristine beach. Make sure to bring all photography equipment with you on the ferry. Be prepared to be outdoors with water, a snack, sunscreen and bug spray. Click for details.  $10 plus $15 ferry. 912-485-2299.
Sapelo Island Birding Adventure
Friday, May 12, 2017 5 PM
Saturday, May 13, 2017 10 AM
Sunday, May 14, 2017 10 AM to 11 PM
Sapelo's isolated beaches are excellent for viewing shorebirds, gulls and terns. It's one of the only places in the US to see the plain chachalaca. You'll also see nesting wood storks, bald eagles, white pelicans and possibly roseate spoonbills. Painted buntings are fairly common in scrubs areas all over the island. Lodging included.  $349 for Friday and Saturday; additional $299 for optional one-day extension. 912-485-2299.
Chocolate Plantation and Shell Ring Tour - Hidden Gems of Sapelo Island
Saturday, May 27, 2017 9 AM to 4:30 PM
Join us on this exclusive day trip to the north end of Sapelo Island to tour the ruins of Chocolate Plantation and the mysterious Native American Shell Rings. Along the way we will stop for a picnic, so pack a lunch since there is nowhere to purchase one. The trip will conclude with a visit to a pristine beach.  $40. 912-485-2299.
Hidden Gem
Family Beach Day
Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017 9 AM to 12:30 PM
Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 9 AM to 12:30 PM
Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 9 AM to 12:30 PM
Come explore the wonders of Sapelo Island beaches. The Naturalist will take you on a beach walk and teach about animals that call the intertidal zone their home. The program will conclude with the chance use a fish seine to catch a sample of some coastal creatures.  $10. 912-485-2299.
Address/Directions
Sapelo Island Visitor Center
Route 1, Box 1500
Darien, GA 31305
McIntosh County

Reynolds Mansion
P.O. Box 15
Sapelo Island, GA 31327
McIntosh County


GPS Coordinates:

N 31.398116 | W -081.276666
Location: The Sapelo ferry and visitor center are located in Meridian, 8 miles northeast of Darien, off Highway 99.


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Reynolds Mansion on Sapelo Island
1766 Landing Road SE
Darien, GA 31305 View Details


  31.398116
Reynolds Mansion on Sapelo Island