5 Must-Do Golden Isles Activities

trolleyDo you love being outdoors? If so we have 5 ways for you to enjoy the coastal air and salty breeze here in the Golden Isles. With rich history, water activities, and casino fun there is something for everyone in your group. St. Simons Island and the surrounding Golden Isles offers so many wonderful activities it’s hard to pick just one to do while you are here. All though there is more Golden Isles activities than we can list off the tops of our heads these are the first that come to mind that you must try while visiting! When you are ready for your next visit give Hodnett Cooper Vacation Rentals a call! We are here to help you plan your next wonderful getaway to the beautiful St. Simons Island.

Outdoor Adventures

  • Simons Island Trolley Tour
    This 90-minute tour takes you through 400 years of Island history with an entertaining and knowledgeable guide.Trolley leaves from 117 Mallery Street in the Pier Village. One tour daily at 11:00 am.
  • Ghost Walk of St. Simons
    Experience strange tales of local folklore, murder, mystery and fright. 90-minute and 2-hour tours available. All tours begin at 9 PM and flashlights are recommended. For seasonal schedules and ticket information, call 912.638.2765 or visit ghostwalkofstsimons.com
  • Kayak Tours
    Explore St. Simons, the marshes and neighboring islands by kayak with Southeast Adventure Outfitters. 2- and 3-hour kayak tours, boat tours, and full-moon nighttime kayak tours.
    313 Mallery Street
    638.6732
  • Dolphin Tours
    Cap Fendig, local guide and captain, offers 60- to 90-minute dolphin tours in the inland waters around St. Simons Island.
    Tuesday-Sunday
    Go to Lighthouse Trolleysfor more information
    638.3333
  • Emerald Princess Casino
    The casino boat departs from Gisco Point at the southern end of the Sidney Lanier Bridge for a five-hour excursion. Once in international waters, the boat parks and the gaming begins. Each cruise includes a light meal, access to casino gaming and return-to-port snack.