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Okefenokee Adventures

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Address: 4159 Suwannee Canal Rd, Folkston, GA 31537-7961
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Okefenokee Adventures is the Visitor Services Contractor located at the...

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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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.

Reviewed 17 April 2017
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North Carolina
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 17 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.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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16 reviews
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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 site. Picnic tables are available; the bathrooms are clean. You can bring your own life-vest... More 

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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!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
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 staff. I did have staff help getting me out. It will do well to ask... More 

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Trevose, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Good day trip. Good info for kids. Lots of alligators to see close up. Boat tour and train ride package deal

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10 reviews
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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

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Newnan, Georgia
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 29 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). At Okefenokee Adventures we rented one canoe for two and loaded it with all we... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We took the four hour sunset tour. Nice comfortable boat. Friendly knowledgable guide. Water and snacks provided. Lots of alligators, various birds. Very pleasant and scenic.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Can't wait to go back, rented kayaks and the scenery is very beautiful, saw many beautiful gators, turtles and birds. went hiking, drove on the wildlife loop, saw the homestead and walked the boardwalk to the tower, muesum and the little cafe has good food.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

The 90 minute boat tour in the swamp was great! Our guide, Mr. West, knew alot about area, animals, foilage, etc. He gladly answered our questions. The water was somewhat low which meant we saw more alligators of all sizes. The water so cool that the gators were sunning themselves. Saw lots of herons, gators, even butterflies. Nice quiet ride... More 

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