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Okefenokee Adventures

4159 Suwannee Canal Rd, Folkston, GA 31537-7961
+1 912-496-7156
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We enjoyed our trip which was a sunset tour . We saw lots of alligators, birds, and trees draped... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
North Carolina

This trip is so worth it. Joey was our tour guide; he has a fantastic personality & is incredibly... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Jacksonville, Florida
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Okefenokee Adventures is the Visitor Services Contractor located at the primary entrance to Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge - also known as the East entrance, Folkston entrance or Suwannee Canal Recreation Area. We offer guided, interpretive tours, canoe & kayak tours & rentals, walking & driving trails, full service cafe & gift shop. We cater to individuals & groups. Refuge Visitor Center has a film, exhibits & displays.
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4159 Suwannee Canal Rd, Folkston, GA 31537-7961
+1 912-496-7156
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

We enjoyed our trip which was a sunset tour . We saw lots of alligators, birds, and trees draped with the Spanish Moss which looks pretty. Keep a camera handy.

Thank 604barb
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This trip is so worth it. Joey was our tour guide; he has a fantastic personality & is incredibly knowledgeable. The boats are comfortable. The visitor center is very professional with interactive activities for the kiddos. You could also fish, kayak, or canoe from this...More

Thank didntwant2join
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent guide - Chip Too - very informative and lots of alligators along the way. The kids (10 yo, 7 yo) enjoyed picking out that gators they saw along the way. April is a great time - good temperature, low humidity, no mosquitoes!

Thank Plshearer
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed visiting! Plenty rentals available. Only one person handling rental sign ups so checking in or out after 11AM was a wait. I did wish that someone monitored closer ppl returning rentals, only b/c a sweet random kid helped pull me to shore versus...More

Thank Ateleob84
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Good day trip. Good info for kids. Lots of alligators to see close up. Boat tour and train ride package deal

Thank hiflyerbuz
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

You can take 90-minute boat tours that are fascinating, rent Kayaks, and bicycles. Lots to do and Wildlife everywhere

Thank allyson r
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This was my second visit of swamp. Year ago we took sunrise tour and I fall in love with Okefenokee. So this year I made reservation and got permit for two nights in two weeks prior the visit because of low water (usually 2 months)....More

Thank bluepinecones
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We took the four hour sunset tour. Nice comfortable boat. Friendly knowledgable guide. Water and snacks provided. Lots of alligators, various birds. Very pleasant and scenic.

Thank Dave O
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Can't wait to go back, rented kayaks and the scenery is very beautiful, saw many beautiful gators, turtles and birds. went hiking, drove on the wildlife loop, saw the homestead and walked the boardwalk to the tower, muesum and the little cafe has good food.

Thank Skunkerone
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

The 90 minute boat tour in the swamp was great! Our guide, Mr. West, knew alot about area, animals, foilage, etc. He gladly answered our questions. The water was somewhat low which meant we saw more alligators of all sizes. The water so cool that...More

Thank KSEnglish
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
is this week a good time to visit to see wildlife or is it too cool/late in the year?
21 November 2016|
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Response from Jcampbell | Property representative |
It's definitely not too late in the year and it's not too cool, especially in the late morning and mid-afternoon. With our water levels lower than normal, we're actually seeing lots and lots of alligators and birds so it's... More
Kathy C
Is a dog allowed on a 4 he private boat tour?
3 May 2015|
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Response from Jcampbell | Property representative |
From Okefenokee Adventures: Unless your dog is a service dog you can not take him/her on the water regardless of whether it's the tour boat, rental boat, canoe or kayak. It's for the safety of the dog. There are alligators... More
Is it possible to incorporate fishing into a private 4 hour kayak tour?
16 February 2015|
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Response from Jcampbell | Property representative |
It would be no problem for us to spend some time fishing on a 4 hour private tour. Give us a call and we'll be happy to set this up. 912-496-7156 or 866-843-7926.