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Driftwood Beach

Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
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Horseback riding

Awesome and beautiful. Even saw lots of dolphins. The kids had a great time and Jennifer was a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
esherrill1980
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Unique

A fun thing to to while visiting. Very quiet and unique driftwood to view. Go in the morning or... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Donnaparkhurst
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Naples, Florida
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“low tide” (136 reviews)
“dead trees” (48 reviews)
“cars parked” (19 reviews)
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Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Awesome and beautiful. Even saw lots of dolphins. The kids had a great time and Jennifer was a great leader.

Thank esherrill1980
Reviewed 2 days ago

A fun thing to to while visiting. Very quiet and unique driftwood to view. Go in the morning or afternoon unless you have mosquito repellent.

Thank Donnaparkhurst
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was beautiful and eerie at the same time. Well worth a visit if you make out to Jekyll. make sure to go at low tide

Thank Gramley A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After Brunch walk along the Drift wood beach.alot less after the big storm but still beautiful.Take your cameras and take lots of pictures ,used in several TV shows.Nature at it best.

Thank Msuangus
Reviewed 4 days ago

The huge pieces of driftwood create an eery picture that was perfect as the backdrop for some scenes from "Thr Walking Dead." Definitely a completely different view than can be had anywhere else on the island.

Thank GeorgiaPeach12342017
Reviewed 4 days ago

This may be the most beautiful beach I have ever seen. Easy to walk to. Peaceful & tranquil come to mind when walking here.

Thank mskelleyTulsa
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very interesting place and great for anyone into photography. Also good for beachcombing. A little off the beaten path and not necessarily 'marked' signage though it is shown on a map of the area. Dog friendly

Thank jaynedoe1
Reviewed 5 days ago

Different beach than what I am used to. Spent a few hour just taking pictures and exploring the coast line. couple groups of people were there taking formal family pictures and I can see why. This beach makes for a great scene for pictures. Parking...More

Thank JoelStokes
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went for an evening walk & was quite impressive. The sun was setting & temperatures were nice. The area isn't marked & had to find the path. Put we just followed the parked cars. Definitely worth the stop.

Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We've been coming to Jekyll Island for 20 years. This is one of our favorite areas to walk and take pictures. Watching the changes ( especially post- hurricane Matty) has to remind you of the omnipotence of the ocean.

Thank HopDiver
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Samwrm
24 June 2017|
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Response from Ditcha1 | Reviewed this property |
The beach is located on Jekyll island so you firstly need to pay the $6 vehicle entry fee to enter the island. Once you go through the entrance toll, all the attractions/ sites are quite easily signposted. You definitely... More
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kpe543
13 May 2017|
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Response from Schoolmans | Reviewed this property |
You would have to walk through a wooded area in sand. I would have someone walk the path first to see how soft it is. The beach itself is hard. Depending on how you maneuver through the driftwood you could see quite a bit of... More
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Colleen D
9 April 2017|
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Response from RoundTripFamily | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it. This is a state park and it is protected but ask at the gate entrance. I know there are signs that you cannot take away any driftwood.
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