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BeautIdyl sights

I love walking out to the pier! You can see all sorts of folks fishing and see different strategies... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Ann S
Catching Crabs

Always a go to spot when we visit the island. The kids love to crab. There is a bait shop within... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Larkin G
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Saint Simons Island, GA
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

I love walking out to the pier! You can see all sorts of folks fishing and see different strategies being used. It is a deep water pier, so you get to see all sorts of ships, boats, etc. there is a good view of the...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Always a go to spot when we visit the island. The kids love to crab. There is a bait shop within walking distance if you need supplies. When the kids get bored they walk to the stores in the village. Nice, clean pier. Not everyone...More

Thank Larkin G
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Partially covered pier near the village. Good view of the lighthouse and the shoreline. Straight across the water is Jekyll Island.

Thank Tracy W
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We saw a small shark as well as two manatees while at the pier. Lots of locals and tourists fishing or crabbing. There is covered seating available and there was a lovely breeze through the area. It is located at the end of the village...More

Thank shannon b
Reviewed 3 July 2017

After exploring the Village in St. Simons, my wife and I ended up near the pier and kept walking on out to watch the other strollers as the fishermen as they tried to catch a meal. The pier is a rarity since it had not...More

Thank JustPeachy4576
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Went down at night where the pier was lit and packed with people either fishing and crabbing or people watching. It was nice to see everyone enjoying themselves.

Thank TripMember050520161
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Not much has changed over the years. A walk down the pier is still much fun for children and adults!

Thank Ted G
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

After dining at a nearby restaurant, we took a stroll down to the fishing pier. Enjoyed seeing all the tourists and locals out enjoying the evening. Some people were talking and visiting and some were fishing. All seemed to be enjoying the evening breezes coming...More

Thank EjayMobile_Alabama
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Make sure to walk to the pier when you visit St Simon's. Good view and nearby park and village with all the restaurants and shops is where you'll want to be!

Thank adm123
Reviewed 28 June 2017

My girlfriends and I came to the fishing pier area in the evening to watch the sunset. there are several shops, great walking for shopping or window shopping, places to eat or drink, and can get quite crowded as the sun goes down. parking was...More

Thank april s
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MaryinParadise
30 December 2016|
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Response from TheTravelDoctor2000 | Reviewed this property |
Apparently yes, but of the hundreds that fish there, no one does. I have asked at the local fishing tackle store as well and they told me not to bother with one.
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Fishinggirl2015
3 April 2015|
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Response from TheTravelDoctor2000 | Reviewed this property |
I have only Ben to the St simons pier. I have seen a wide variety of fish caught here, including shrimps, blue crab, small hammerhead sharks, etc. I have also seen a lot of people getting collectively skunked. That said it... More
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