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Okefenokee Adventures

4159 Suwannee Canal Rd, Folkston, GA 31537-7961
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A must do activity

Jen was our guide on this boat trip and we were lucky that there were only the two of us... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lynne P
Beauty

My family did the 90 minute tour with Joey. He had lots of good information and delivered it with a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
pbj03
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Roswell, Georgia
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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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“boat trip” (12 reviews)
“minute tour” (10 reviews)
“sunset tour” (5 reviews)
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4159 Suwannee Canal Rd, Folkston, GA 31537-7961
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"boat trip"
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"minute tour"
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"sunset tour"
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"enjoys nature"
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"water lilies"
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"spanish moss"
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"flora and fauna"
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"baby alligators"
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"highly recommend this trip"
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"our tour guide"
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"great guide"
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"excellent trip"
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"wonderful sunset"
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"barred owl"
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"rent kayaks"
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"outdoors person"
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"four hours"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jen was our guide on this boat trip and we were lucky that there were only the two of us passengers. Jen was very knowledgeable and informative, being easy to listen to, and was able to answer any questions that we had. She pointed out...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family did the 90 minute tour with Joey. He had lots of good information and delivered it with a dry sense of humor, very entertaining and informative. We did the one and a half mile (round trip) to the observation tower after our boat...More

Thank pbj03
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Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

My husband, two children (ages 9 and 10), and I took the 90 minute boat tour at the Okefenonee National Wildlife Refuge. We all agree that it was the highlight of our visit to the Wildlife Refuge. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and entertaining. We...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

The staff was very knowledgeable. We didn't take a guided tour, we just rented kayaks for do use however each staff member we encountered with a question was very helpful. It was worth it. We were able to get a good feel for the swamp...More

Thank BCJAC
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

First of all, going on a small boat down a narrow strip of water, with alligators all around you, might make a person feel nervous - but it wasn't nerve-wracking at all! We spotted over a dozen alligators of all sizes but they were usually...More

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Reviewed March 26, 2018

We took a 3 day, 2 night canoe trip in the swamp. It was one of the most memorable experiences we have had. Joy and Chip work as a great team, everything was very well organized from the booking of the trip, on the trip...More

Thank Donna K
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Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

Our very friendly and knowledgeable guide made this a boat trip to remember. We spotted a tiny alligator straight away and were so excited only to see many more after that. We had an overcast day, with some whisps of fog which gave the swamp...More

Thank anouk d
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Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

We’ve visited the Okefenokee many times, often taking the 90 minute tour. Just returned from an excellent tour with Matt. His presentation was delivered clearly and with enough information to satisfy both the newcomer or the return visitors. We learnt new things and it’s probably...More

Thank TMOH8
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Reviewed January 8, 2018

In fact we have to say that we had already been to the Everglades a few years ago and our exspectations might have been high. As it had been cold lately there were not many animals to be seen. We cannot blame Oke Adventures for...More

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Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

We visited over Thanksgiving break with our family . My husband always wanted to come here and I must say it is worth a trip. We took the boat tour and it was terrific. It was beautiful and you see wildlife. The guide was great...More

Thank MaryJanetravles
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mnwendy_80
November 20, 2016|
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Response from Jcampbell | Property representative |
It's definitely not too late in the year and it's not too cool, especially in the late morning and mid-afternoon. With our water levels lower than normal, we're actually seeing lots and lots of alligators and birds so it's... More
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Kathy C
May 3, 2015|
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Response from Jcampbell | Property representative |
From Okefenokee Adventures: Unless your dog is a service dog you can not take him/her on the water regardless of whether it's the tour boat, rental boat, canoe or kayak. It's for the safety of the dog. There are alligators... More
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