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“tupelo trees”(5 reviews)
“hour tour”(5 reviews)
“lots of fun”(2 reviews)
Wilderness Southeast (WiSE) has been leading people into nature for 40years. WiSE Nature Tours can be 2 hours to a whole day, and are eitherScheduled or Customized. You might choose to paddle a quiet blackwatercypress swamp, indulge in close (but...more
3025 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31405-2016
+1 912-236-8115
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

I reached out to them from reading a blog someone wrote about foraging for food. It might have been an old blog as Garret their executive director told me they didn't have that tour but recommended the blackwater paddle instead. I looked at pictures that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 9, 2018

Family of five, with three high schoolers, all enjoyed the visit. Garret educated us on all sorts of things: birds, Spanish Moss, an important first lesson in Poison Ivy, and...of course...gators! We got to see many alligators, probably two dozen, on the trip. Often they...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed July 14, 2016

Did the Blackwater Creek canoe tour. It was beyond awesome! I am a bit scared of water but Wilderness made the whole experience very calming. After we booked, Garrett (I think) emailed us very detailed instructions and exactly what to do. Our tour guide was...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed June 20, 2016

My husband, 21 and 17 year old sons, and I had been wanting to paddle a swamp and looked into Congaree National Park, but decided against it after reading about the family that go lost there trying to venture out on their own. When we...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed April 4, 2016

I brought a group of high school students on the Blackwater tour with Garret. This is the type of activity that groups visiting Savannah should be lining up to do. Virgin cypress forest, easy paddling, great scenery. This is exactly that type of activity that...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed March 14, 2016

Booked the Blackwater tour with Garret, and it was absolutely wonderful. He was very knowledgeable about the wildlife and gave some especially fantastic restaurant recommendations for downtown Savannah. This was a very unique experience it being my sister and myself and Garret. We did pass...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed October 19, 2015

Really interesting mix of knowledge was shared with us on our tour. I would recommend it for anyone!

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Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed October 19, 2015

My husband and I had a great experience on the alligators and more tour during our stay in Savannah! Guide was very knowledgeable on the area, plant life and especially where to see alligators!!

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Date of experience: October 2015
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NatureWiSE_Savannah, Manager at Wilderness Southeast Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2015

Thank you for your wonderful comments. Our guides love what they do, and being out in nature every day helps them to provide a better experience for all of our customers.

Reviewed September 26, 2015

Our guide, Garret, was very knowledgeable about the area! He told us some of the history of the Ebenezer creek, and showed us and described to us the different plants and wildlife in the area. He obviously knew the creek very well and what parts...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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NatureWiSE_Savannah, Manager at Wilderness Southeast Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2015

We are so glad that you enjoyed your time on Ebenezer Creek. That trip is definitely a staff favorite and usually becomes the highlight of a vacation for our guests as well. I am glad you felt comfortable canoeing with Garret's instruction, we pride ourselves...More

Reviewed August 29, 2015

Katie provided an educational and entertaining tour on the black water. She was very knowledgeable about the trees and wildlife. We saw lots of fish, 2 small gators, and lots of old, beautiful trees. The canoes, paddles and life jackets were in good shape and...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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