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Savannah Coastal Ecotours

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Savannah, GA, USA
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About Savannah Coastal Ecotours
Savannah kayak and boat tours of the gorgeous waterways of our salt-marsh, barrier islands, and blackwater swamp environments. We specialize in small, private tours customized to the interests of your group. Wildlife is abundant and we commonly see dolphin, a wide variety of birdlife including osprey, eagles, herons & egrets, sometimes alligators, deer, wild pigs, sea turtles or manatee. Captain Fran Lapolla is a Coast Guard certified captain and veteran educator with many years of experience on the water, in the field, and in the classroom. Kayaker Kathryn Lapolla is certified by the American Canoeing Association as a Level 2 Coastal Kayak instructor and has completed the UGA Coastal Master Naturalist program.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Lapollas were the most delightful guides y’all could possibly imagine. In addition to being immensely likeable, they know the area thouroughly, having spent their lives studying it and teaching others about its many wonders. Their deep love and fascination were obvious and made our...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed August 31, 2019

My girlfriend and I are in Savannah for my surprise birthday trip (meaning I did not know we were coming here) and Savannah Coastal Ecotours has been, without a doubt, the highlight of the trip. My GF is wonderful at planning, so I knew nothing...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

My friends and I had an amazing tour of Ebenezer Creek with Kathryn. We booked the tour several months in advance as we were only in Savannah for 4 days. Kathryn and I corresponded via email all the details and answered all of my questions...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 6, 2019

We were on our first trip to Savannah and anytime we travel we try to do a nature excursion. We couldn't be happier with this tour! Fran is a wealth of knowledge based on his career as an educator and is also an incredibly competent...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank jennyTOS
Reviewed June 20, 2019 via mobile

My hubby, adult son, and I took a marsh tour with Fran and Kathryn. They are such nice folks and willing to share their knowledge and answer all questions. This tour was the highlight of our trip to Savannah. The marsh is just breathtaking. So...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Ginny W
Reviewed May 1, 2019

While planning our vacation in Hilton Head/Savannah for Spring Break 2019, the unanimously positive 5 star reviews for Savannah Coastal Ecotours caught my eye, and so I reached out about a month ahead of time to reserve a sunset tour for my family of four...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 23, 2019

Fran and Catherine treated my wife and I and two friends from San Francisco to a lovely, informative tour of Skidaway River and all the way out to Wassaw Island preserve. The day was perfect! We saw dolphins (lots) and a wide variety of birds,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 9, 2019

Five brothers and brothers-in-law (in our 60's and 70's) gathered in Savannah for four days of camaraderie and fellowship. We signed on with Savannah Coastal Eco Tours for a tour of Ossabaw Island. Accessible only by boat, the island is historically significant for early settlements...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

We visited Savannah and it Rain all 4 days. We had a great time enjoyed some walking tours and ate at some great places. We did the Ebenezer’s Creek tour on a rainy day, and had a great time. Kathryn and Fran are great host...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed November 30, 2018

A highlight of our visit to Savannah, and indeed our whole holiday, was our boat trip with Fran. Communication was easy and absolutely uncomplicated, the trip itself such a treat and totally exceeded our expectation. Being lucky with the weather helped of course, but we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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All tours are custom tailored - there are no regularly scheduled tours of Ossabaw. I am booked on 8/30-31 but am available on 9/1. I suggest that you look at my website for a full explanation of the trip. Briefly though... More
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Sharon J
July 28, 2015|
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Response from franl53 | Property representative |
All tours are custom tailored - there are no regularly scheduled tours of Ossabaw. I am booked on 8/30-31 but am available on 9/1. I suggest that you look at my website for a full explanation of the trip. Briefly though... More
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