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POSTED: June 11, 2012 10:05 a.m.

Wilderness Southeast is offering private guided tours by boat and kayak across the Georgia Coast.
Here is a list of their upcoming tours. Most tours have limited seating, and reservations are required.

Father’s Day
Blackwater Paddle
8:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m. June 17
Participants will go  with the flow of clear black water heading toward the estuary and ocean as a naturalist guide explains the river swamp ecosystem at work. The group will be on the lookout for turtles, herons, swallow tail kites and noisy kingfishers diving for their next meal.
The tour can accommodate 4-15 people. The fee is $50 per person and includes canoe, paddling instruction, and naturalist guide. The group departs from Rincon.

Beaches and Creeks of Ossabaw
9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. June 23
Motoring past an historic Civil War fort and winding between walls of marsh grass, this tour allows for watching of dolphin, birds and others. Participants can walk on this seldom-visited beach and have their picnic lunch. A cooler and ice will be provided for lunches and water. The tour can accommodate 5-6 people. The fee is $75 per person. The group will meet at Fort McAllister in Richmond Hill.

St. Catherine’s
Beaches and Creeks
9 a.m.-3 p.m., June 30
Participants can enjoy dolphin, wading birds and others that feed on the marshes. Sea turtle crawls may be seen as well as participants beachcomb and enjoy their picnic lunch. Fee includes use of binoculars and bottled water, as well as use of a cooler and ice for lunches. The tour can accommodate 5-6 people and the fee is $80 per person. The group will meet at Kilkenny Marina. Tours may be abbreviated depending on weather conditions at the captain’s discretion.
For more information on the tours or to reserve a spot call 236-8115 or email to naturesavannah@gmail.com
Wilderness Southeast is a member of EarthShare. To learn more about how EarthShare of Georgia helps individuals and organizations care for the environment, go to www.earthsharega.org.

 

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