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2017 SAVE THE DATE - JANUARY 27-29

Cabretta Beach Adventure
Sapelo Island, GA


During the weekend of January 27 - 29, join the Georgia Conservancy under the stars, camping at the spectacular Cabretta Beach campground on Sapelo Island’s north coast. Guests of our Cabretta Beach Adventure at Sapelo Island can choose between a full island tour of Sapelo (including the Chocolate Plantation ruins, Reynolds Mansion and Hog Hummock) or a paddle that departs with SouthEast Adventure Outfitters from Raccoon Key on Sapelo Island to explore the incredibly remote Blackbeard Island National Wildlife Refuge to the north. This is truly a rare opportunity to spend a weekend on one of Georgia’s most remote and beautiful islands.

Sapelo Island, centrally-located on Georgia's 110-mile coast, is an island in ecological transition and is awash with thousands of years of human history and present-day Geechee culture. Today, much of the island is managed by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, and it also is home to one of the last remaining saltwater Geechee communities (Hog Hummock) and the UGA Marine Sciences Institute.

Blackbeard Island is as rich in history as it is in natural resources. This barrier island, named because its thick woods and meandering creeks provided hiding places for pirates, remains remote with access only by boat. But, for the naturalist, fisherman or beach-lover this spot is delightful and well worth the effort to get there. Learn more about Blackbeard Island National Wildlife Refuge.
 


Recommended Experience Levels: Beginner (Sapelo) & Novice (Blackbeard)

Trip Snapshot Details: Click to learn more and for downloadable .pdf

*Details And Dates Are Subject To Change


REGISTER BELOW *

*Registration opens to Georgia Conservancy members on December 15 and to the General Public on December 19

Georgia Conservancy members (Live Oak Level and above)- use your member id # to receive a discount when registering for a trip. Having trouble identifying your membership id #? Contact Alexis Torres at atorres@gaconservancy.org

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Participants have access to GC's REI Gear Bank (tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad) on this trip for a fee of $5.  Using your account ID #, Georgia Conservancy members (Live Oak level and above) have FREE access to the GC REI Gear Bank.


 

The Cabretta Beach Adventure is one of our Bucket List Adventure Trips. Our Bucket List Trips are once-in-a-lifetime journeys that include adventures in the Cohutta Wilderness, Okefenokee Wilderness, Blackbeard Island Wilderness, Cabretta Beach on Sapelo Island, Cloudland Canyon, Jekyll Island and on the Conasauga River.

Learn more about the Georgia Conservancy's Stewardship Trips Program

 

If you have any questions about our Stewardship Trips Program or about any upcoming trip, please contact Georgia Conservancy Stewardship Trips Director Ben Fowler at bfowler@gaconservancy.org

Thinking of joining us for a trip? Please read our "Know Before You Go" page for more details.