Whether you come to Jekyll Island to relax or to be active, Georgia’s coastal climate will allow you to enjoy countless activities year-round.


From beginners to professionals, tennis players of all skill levels will enjoy our state-of-the-art amenities inside the Jekyll Island Tennis Center. Stop by and make a little racket. Learn more.


Jekyll Island guests and residents flock to the Island’s 10 miles of pristine shoreline. Whether seeking a leisurely stroll, taking an invigorating jog or playing for hours in the sand, the barrier island’s natural shore-fronts are a popular attraction year round. Learn More.

Natural Fun

Jekyll Island is home to a unique array of diverse wildlife and offers ample opportunity to take part in nature-based activities. Unspoiled yet accessible, this natural wonderland provides guests with plenty of reasons to get out, enjoy, and explore. Nature provides the setting. You set the pace. Learn more.

Summer Waves

Cool off and splash into summer at Jekyll Island’s one-of-a-kind water park. Summer Waves offers 11 acres of splashing summertime fun. Splish, splash and slide into a good time! Learn more.

Georgia Sea Turtle Center

Jekyll Island is a paradise of interesting places, and the Georgia Sea Turtle Center ranks among the top spots for finding a unique adventure. Established in 2007, the Georgia Sea Turtle Center is an institution devoted to research and the rehabilitation of injured sea turtles. In its mission, the Center works to educate visitors about the mysterious lives of sea turtles and develop a deeper understanding of the delicate coastal ecosystem. Learn more.


In addition to a leisurely beach vacation, Jekyll Island guests can experience a delightful shopping escape in a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. From our oak-lined Historic District to our beachside shopping plaza, we offer a fine selection of gifts and souvenirs, paired with the highest standards of service. Learn more.


Miniature golf is a great game for all ages and skill levels. We offer two different courses: One for beginners and another more challenging course for the putt-putt pros. In addition, our miniature course is conveniently located on the corner of Shell Road and Beachview Drive, right next to the Red Bug, bike rentals and playground.


Per Game: $6.50
3-Game Ticket: $15
10-Game pass: $45
Children under 4 years-old: Free

For more information, call 912.635.2648.


Jekyll Island has been a golf destination since 1898, when members of the Jekyll Island Club added the first course on the island near the present-day airport. Since the original course was laid, famed designers such as Donald Ross, Walter Travis, Dick Wilson and Joe Lee have used the island’s pristine natural landscape to create four classic courses that provide both challenges and spectacular scenery. Learn more.


With more than 20 miles of trails that wind through beach, maritime forest and marsh landscapes, Jekyll Island is a cycling haven. Learn more.

Segway Tours

Segway Tours

Explore the island on this fun, state-of-the-art form of transportation: the Segway® Personal Transporter (PT). Learn more.

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Team Sea Watch Cooks Again!

Tom Kent and Pat Cochran have been cooking together since they were in college over 40 years ago.  Many dishes have been prepared while on vacations and getaways over the years and some were created on sailboats off the coast of British Columbia, Maine, and in the Virgin Islands.  Team Sea Watch entered Jekyll Shrimp [...]


Sea Turtle Release this Friday at 10:30 a.m.


 Public Invited to Attend! Join Us!

WHO:                   Jekyll Island Authority – Georgia Sea Turtle Center

WHAT:                Sea Turtle Release

WHEN:                Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:30 am

WHERE:             Beach at Great Dunes Park, Jekyll Island, GA


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