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Okefenokee Adventures

4159 Suwannee Canal Rd, Folkston, GA 31537-7961
+1 912-496-7156
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Magical Monday Morning!

On July 10 at 6:30AM, my 12 year old granddaughter and I look off with Chip 2 and his flat bottom... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Judith M
Really Spectacular...

This Natural Park is very beautiful. If you take the 90 minute excursion with the boat you can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Naughty-Cougar
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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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“boat tour” (27 reviews)
“bird species” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 06:30 - 19:30
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4159 Suwannee Canal Rd, Folkston, GA 31537-7961
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+1 912-496-7156
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Reviewed 2 days ago

On July 10 at 6:30AM, my 12 year old granddaughter and I look off with Chip 2 and his flat bottom boat to enjoy one of the most delightful experiences of our lives. Everywhere we looked we saw and heard natural beauty, the morning mist...More

Thank Judith M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Natural Park is very beautiful. If you take the 90 minute excursion with the boat you can admire all the marvels of the marshy areas. Alligators everywhere, birds of various types and spectacular vegetation. Depending on the height of the waters, the river is...More

Thank Naughty-Cougar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our 90 minute boat tour with Jen. It was a slow day so we had the boat to ourselves. Saw lots of gators, turtles and birds and the trip down the canal is so peaceful and lovely. It was a hot day but...More

Thank Kim N
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 28 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
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mnwendy_80
20 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
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Kathy C
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
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guiguy2
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.
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