Local Area

The city of Darien, Georgia is but a few miles from the ferry dock in Meridian and also a great place to stay. Check out the City of Darien's website for information on our local area shopping, lodging, and attractions.

While you're visiting Sapelo, why not take the time to visit some of the other barrier islands of Georgia? Enjoy all the delights and discoveries of Brunswick & the Golden Isles of Georgia…St. Simons Island, Sea Island, Little St. Simons Island and Jekyll Island. Across the mainland and four barrier islands, you’ll encounter breathtaking beauty, rich history and energizing recreation at every turn.

Other Nearby Attractions
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation State Historic Site
Fort King George State Historic Site
Fort Frederica National Monument


Georgia Beach Rentals

Ferry Schedule

Sapelo Island has limited access and prior arrangements must be made for planned visits to the island.  If prior arrangements are not made you may not be able to get on the ferry.   For directions to the dock, click here.

LocationThe Sapelo ferry and visitor center are located in Meridian, 8 miles northeast of Darien, off Ga. Hwy. 99.

Call us today at 1-912-506-6463 or email jr@toursapelo.com

Experience the hidden history of Sapelo Island with expert guidance from a direct descendant of the slaves brought to Sapelo in the early 1800s to work the plantations