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Available Events for our Guests
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.
Reynolds Mansion on Sapelo Island Business Plan
• Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research Reserve
Reservations required. $10 Child / $15 Adult - cash or check only. Wednesday 8:30 AM-12:30PM (mansion and island) and Saturday 9AM-1PM (lighthouse and island). From June through Labor Day, an additional tour is offered Friday 8:30AM-12:30PM (lighthouse and island). Extended tour offered the last Tuesday of the month, March-October, 8:30AM-3PM (lighthouse, mansion and island). For guided tour reservations, call 912-437-3224.
Mainland Visitor Center:
Tuesday-Friday 7:30AM-5:30PM; Saturday 8 AM-5:30PM; Sunday 1:30-5PM; Closed Monday.
Reynolds Mansion Lodging:
Groups only. Conference and retreat accommodations for 16-29 people. Meals included. $160-$190.
Groups of 15-25 may camp near the beach on Sapelo’s Cabretta Island. Hot showers available. $20 and up.
ACCOMMODATIONS & FACILITIES:
• 6,110-Acre Reserve on a 16,006-Acre Barrier Island
• Visitor Center (in Meridian)
• Guided Tours (reservations required)
• Marsh and Beach Walks
• Reynolds Mansion (groups of 16-29 only)
• Pioneer Campground (groups of 15-25 only)