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“Awesome chance to see the other Savannah” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Wilderness Southeast Tours

Wilderness Southeast Tours
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Owner description: 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 safe) observation of alligators and/orbirds, or ride a motorboat through winding marsh creeks to stroll down awide, empty beach while you beachcomb for seashells. All tours are easyadventures; none are strenuous. Most are as appropriate for seniors as foryoung families.Professionally led by personable and local guides, WiSE tours occur allaround Savannah. All feature seasonal native flora and fauna, and will helpyou see and understand more about this beautiful and intriguing part of theworld. Expert guides weave stories of human history and culture into thenatural environment you are exploring. The friendly and professional staffis passionate about the area and loves sharing it with you. Guides enjoyanswering questions, and yet will always give you time to relax and enjoythe beauty of the place. You choose the focus and whether you want tostroll, motorboat, or paddle.Having a car is easiest as tours typically begin 15 to 30 minutes away fromdowntown Savannah. Efforts will be made to accommodate those withoutvehicles. If you have a vehicle for just a day, staff can providesuggestions of places to enjoy following your tour. Choosing betweenscheduled and customized tours involves questions of cost and flexibility.The WiSE office staff will happily answer your questions (phone or email),and help you choose the best exploration for you and your companion(s). Theywant to enhance your enjoyment of the Savannah area. Marvelous experiencesawait singles, couples, families, groups of friends, seniors, photographers,birders, clubs and school groups.
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“Awesome chance to see the other Savannah”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

If you are tired of urban scene, there is a wonderful world of natural beauty awaiting you close outside of the city of Savannah. Having done the usual tourist treks, we opted to go out and see this natural habitat.
We could not have asked for a better company that Wilderness Southeast to do it with. They were very responsive to our emails and gave us an amazing tour which allowed us to see many alligators and bird life around Savannah. We spent the afternoon canoeing the Ebenezer Creek - a surrealistic area of still water and majestic trees. Our guide, Kristin, was enthusiastic and very knowledgeable, a pleasure to be with. Highly recommended for those tourists who want to see the natural side of this part of Georgia.

Visited April 2014
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Peoria, Illinois
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46 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Water birds galore”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

Diane was wonderful. Very knowledgeable and had everything you needed/ forgot. Bug spray, binoculars etc. She has a super scope and could find birds like you wouldn't believe.

Visited April 2014
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Savannah, Georgia
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“Ducks On Holiday - Wilderness Southeast”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2014

You don’t have to be a bird fanatic to enjoy a trip with Diana Churchill. My husband and I recently took the “duck trip” through the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge and had a wonderful afternoon. Neither of us knows much about birds but Diana shared her incredible knowledge and a super scope that allowed us to view all kinds of ducks in their natural habitat. The varienty is AMAZING. The blue-winged teal duck has a new fan!!!

Visited January 2014
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Savannah, Georgia
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7 reviews
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“A day in the wild”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2014

I found the trip very informative and also a chance to identify and learn about the wildlife in the Savannah area. The highlight of the trip was the opportunity to view an american eagle as it hunted in the marsh. Many birds were seen and identified by Diana who was the very informed and interesting trip leader. She even provided a sighting scope for a close up look.

Visited January 2014
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Arlington, Virginia
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“Wilderness Southeast Canoe trip on Ebenezer Creek, Savannah Georgia area”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2014

A friend and I arranged a canoe trip through a cypress swamp on Ebenezer Creek outside of Savannah, Georgia. The trip was done by Wilderness Southeast, who provided the canoes, equipment, and a guide. The day was magnificent-sunny and warm, the guide absolutely terrific, and floating thru both a cypress swamp and through a tupelo area was just magic. I highly recommend this trip to both beginners and more intermediate paddlers alike. An absolutely enchanting way to experience a southern outdoor experience.

Visited February 2014
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