Water Activities

Many guests tell us that their favorite time here is spent either on their balcony or on the swings, watching the movement of the water and listening to the lapping waves. The beaches of St. Simons are made for walking or bike riding, because of our hard-packed sand at low tide. But we also have 5 ocean front pools if that’s your thing. Young children love the water park in the Village. The island also has great fishing, boat rentals, a one-of-kind Shrimpin’ Cruise, sea kayak tours, and dolphin cruises.

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Shrimpin' aboard the Lady Jane with Captain Larry Credle

Traveling through the scenic Marshes of Glynn south of St. Simons Sound, you will see a plethora of wildlife including dolphins, seagulls, and pelicans. Experience the life of a fisherman hands on. You will be able to see AND touch whatever is caught that day- sharks, crabs, fish, and all sorts of sea life. Two hour tours depart daily from the Brunswick docks less than a mile from the St. Simons causeway. Click to view the YouTube video here. This is a very popular attraction, so reserve your spot today by clicking the green button on the picture!

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Liquid Asset Fishing Charters

Captain Larry Swicegood invites you to fish the pristine waters off coastal Georgia aboard the 27' Contender, the Liquid Asset. All bait, tackle & license provided. Call 912-264-8860, 912-222-2042 or 912-222-6272 for reservations. Click here for more information.

Island Dive Center

For snorkeling and scuba diving off the Georgia coast, contact Island Dive Center at 912-638-6590, or visit their Facebook page. The center is located at 101 Marina Drive, Brunswick.


Dunbar Sailing Charters

Sail the Georgia coast with Dunbar's skipper for a half day excursion aboard a well-equiped Catalina. They provide soft drinks and ice for your outing. Refrigeration is available for your drinks and snacks. Call (912) 638-8573 for details.

St Simons Island Yacht

String of Pearls Boat Tour

Tour the picturesque inland waters of the Golden Isles aboard a lovingly restored, 71-foot mahogany and teak yacht. The String of Pearls has hosted many passengers, including celebrities and dignitaries, in its 60+ year history. Today, in addition to the regularly scheduled Sunset Wine Cruise and Ballast Stone Cruise, the vessel is also available for private cruises.


Captain Mark Noble Fishing Charter

Captain Mark Noble Fishing Charter

Captain Mark Noble Fishing Charter - St. Simons Island offers miles of winding tidal creeks and rivers. The area is renowned for deep sea, bay, and inshore fishing and boating. Let Captain Mark Noble and his guides take you fishing on these local waters. His intimate knowledge and experience will undoubtedly give you a rewarding and educational fishing experience.

Southeast Adventure Outfitters

Kayak Tours - Join the experienced local guides at Southeast Adventure Outfitters as you discover the many rivers, creeks and marshes kayaking St. Simons, Sea Islands and the Brunswick area. They teach the skills needed to safely enjoy the sport as you watch the abundant wildlife in the marshes, rivers, and on the beaches. Tours include 2-hour trips through the Marshes of Glynn, a 3-hour trip around St. Simons, and full day trip on the Altamaha and Satilla Rivers. Everyone will enjoy the stable, expedition quality sea-kayaks used on their trips. Click to view the YouTube video here.

Dolphin Tours

Dolphin Tours

Join Cap Fendig’s St. Simons Dolphin Tours for our 1-1½ hour tours which bring you super close to these marvelous mammals, which travel in family groups throughout the waters of coastal Georgia. Besides dolphins, you may see lots of other local wildlife and all the elements of the largest eco system on the East Coast. Come aboard and be amazed at our tours that go way beyond just looking for dolphins. This tour is perfect for all ages! Just click on www.lighthousetrolleys.com  for schedules and trip information. Operates year round.

Barry's Beach Service

Barry's Beach Service - Located conveniently on the beach in front of the hotel. Rentals include beach chairs/umbrellas, kayaks, sailboats, boogie boards, paddleboards and more. Click here or call 912-638-8053 for pricing and more information.

Kingfisher Paddleventures

Take in the flora and fauna of our beautiful island from a Stand Up Paddleboard. SSI SUP offers a variety of tours and adventures for all ages and skill levels. Call 912-230-4323 or click here for more information.

Neptune Park Fun Zone

Neptune Park Fun Zone

Neptune Park Fun Zone - There's plenty to do for the entire family at Neptune Park. Cool off in the Fun Zone Pool, which is open daily throughout the summer until September 18th. Daily passes as well as season passes are available. Click to watch the YouTube video here. There is also an eighteen hole miniature golf course. For the young ones, there is a playground free of charge. The oceanfront park features picnic tables under stately oak trees, benches for relaxing by the sea, a fishing pier, and a bandstand where events are held throughout the year. Call 912-279-2836 for information.

St Simons Island water activities

Turtle Tides Outfitters

Offering a variety of different rentals of stand-up paddleboards (SUP) and kayaks (single and tandem), or any combination of the two vessels. Guides will deliver and pickup the vessels of your choice to your specified location on Saint Simons Island. Paddleboard lessons and kayak tours also available.


Fishing Tours

Cap Fendig provides family fishing in and around St. Simons Island and Jekyll Island. The trips provide an unforgettable experience! His boat is the only Coast Guard licensed boat that can carry more than 6 passengers. Did you know that Georgia has 1/3 of all the marshlands of the east coast within the state's coastal boundaries? Red fish, drum, sea trout, flounder, whiting, tarpon, and many different sizes and species of shark make fishing in Georgia a sportsman dream! Join Cap Fendig for near shore and inshore fishing. www.lighthousetrolleys.com

Captain Gabby Charters

Board the Captain Gabby for a fun ocean adventure along the wild and scenic Georgia Coast. The offer fully guided charters are from 3 hour tours up to 7 day adventures. Choose from a number of trips that include sightseeing, birding, fishing, kayaking, beachcombing, multi-day adventures, and full moon cruises. Prices start at $65 a person. The Gabby departs from Darien.

The Emerald Princess Casino & Dinner Cruise

The Emerald Princess Casino & Dinner Cruise

The Emerald Princess Casino & Dinner Cruise - Enjoy day and evening gambling cruises aboard the beautiful Emerald Princess II Casino cruise ship, where the destination is always Vegas-style fun and excitement. All daily cruises feature blackjack, poker, roulette, dice, Texas Hold ‘Em, over 200 slot machines, light dining, music, and more.

Summer Waves Waterpark

Summer Waves Waterpark

Summer Waves Waterpark - Plan a fun-filled day with relaxing laps around Turtle Creek or high speed thrills down Pirate's Passage. Anything you choose to do will be a splashtacular good time! Watch YouTube videos here and here.