Sapelo Island Visitor Center
The Sapelo Island Visitor Center is located at the mainland ferry dock in Meridian, Georgia and serves as a key distribution point for information about coastal ecosystems, educational opportunities, and tourism activities. Interpretive exhibits at the center highlight Sapelo Island's rich cultural history, the Hog Hammock Community, University of Georgia Marine Institute, Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary, the National Estuarine Research Reserve System as well as estuarine, barrier island, and shoreline habitats.
Spend the day on the beach. Take the ferry to Sapelo Island and rent a golf cart from 'Sapelo Go." Prior arrangemnts must be made in advance for a state tour or through a local island resident for ferry access. Be sure to bring your lunch and plenty of water. You won't find a restaurant you can pop into on Sapelo.