About twenty minutes outside of the historic district of Savannah is the small beach town of Tybee Island.
Beyond the beach, Tybee has many places and experiences to offer, and that makes it more than just a beach town. From tours, shops, galleries, museums, etc., there are adventures that appeal to everyone. Tybee Island has gone beyond just a quaint beach town and has become a unique must-stop for locals and visitors alike.
Captain Derek’s Dolphin Adventure invites you to experience the thrill of encountering dolphin in their natural habitat, while taking in breathtaking views of Tybee’s serene coastal waters. From historic lighthouses, to majestic Fort Pulaski, to dolphins playing next to the boat, our tours offer something for everyone! Their high-horsepower engines produce a wake that dolphins just love to jump in. They also offer enchanting sunset cruises. For more about Captain Derek’s Dolphin Adventure, go to tybeedolphinadventure.com.
For an educational experience that all ages can enjoy, then the Tybee Island Marine Science Center is where you need to go. At this center, there are year-round programs on the beach, marsh, on the water, in the classroom, and coastal Georgia gallery. Here there is also a sea camp for kids, a gallery, walks, talks, and treks exploring marine life and science. The goal of this center is to cultivate responsibility through education, conservation, and research. For a beautiful and informational look into marine science, and life on Tybee, then make the Tybee Island Marine Science Center one of your next stops.
Tybee Island not only has a beautiful beach, but also has streets lined with a local shopping experience. Within walking distance of the beach, you will find funky, unique, and fun shops and in these shops.
Gallery 80 on Tybee & Framing is an artisan gallery and framing. They display a wide variety of original, handmade art pieces by their family of regional artists.They display a wide variety of original, handmade art pieces by our family of regional artists. Gallery 80 on Tybee & Framing is located at 1207 US-80, on North Tybee, about 1000 feet from the ocean. For more about Gallery 80 on Tybee & Framing, call (912) 675-7457 or go to gallery80ontybee.com.
If walking tours are not your thing, do not worry because on Tybee Island they offer Segway tours. Explore Tybee Island’s beauty and history. Adventure Tours in Motion/Savannah Segway offers daily tours at 2 p.m. With the Segway tour, you can cover historical and ecological treasures that make Tybee Island an amazing destination. A 60-minute Savannah Segway tour is an innovative way to get around the north beach area. This is the perfect tour for those who want to ride without having the traffic of downtown. No car, no problem. They provide transportation from their downtown location. Pick up in the Historic District and travel to Tybee for the tour or visitors can meet them on Tybee on the North End of the beach. For more about Adventure Tours in Motion/Savannah Segway, go to adventuretoursinmotion.com.
While Savannah is known for its historic district, be sure to visit the small beach town of Tybee Island (sentence re-worded) which goes beyond just having a beach and offers locals and visitors many unique experiences and spots.From dolphin cruises, Segway tours, education centers, and shops, everyone will have a great time on Tybee Island.