Paddleboarding is a fun and unique way to experience the landscape and nature of the Georgia coast, offering a higher vantage point and better views than the more popular kayak.
The sheltered creeks and rivers around Tybee Island offer many locations suitable for paddleboarding, either on a guided tour (these will usually include some instruction for people who have not tried the activity before) or out by yourself if you have the necessary experience. Several local companies also offer paddleboarding lessons.
!Please check all details directly with the respective companies before planning your trip. Availability may vary by season, and operators may withdraw or change specific tours or services without notice.
With East Coast Paddleboarding, 2hrs-2hrs30. Paddleboard tour of either southern Tybee Island, and sometimes Little Tybee if weather permits, or of Back River and Horsepen Creek. Suitable for confident beginners. $50 per person. Call 912-484-3200 for reservations or book online. More details
With AOK Watersports, 2hrs. Paddleboard tour of Tybee Island, which can include a lesson for beginners. $60 per person. Reservations required. Call 424-888-2009 for reservations or book online. More details
With Stand and Paddle, 1hr30-2hrs. Paddleboard outing along the creeks or rivers near Tybee, including instruction in how to paddle. Sunrise, sunset and moonlight tours are also available. $35 per person, 4 person minimum. Text or call 843-368-8690 for reservations or book online. More details
BoardLoft Standard, touring and surfing paddleboards available. Half day (3 hours) $35. Full day $50. Call 912-472-4197. Located at 406 Highway 80, Tybee Island, GA 31328.
East Coast Paddleboarding 2 hours, $25. Half day (4 hours), $40. Full day (8 hours), $60. Reservations recommended. Call 912-484-3200 or book online. Meet for rentals at several South Tybee Island locations. Free delivery is available.
North Island Surf and Kayak Full day, $40. Overnight rentals (pick-up after 4pm) until 5:30pm next day, $40. Call 912-786-4000. Located in the Tybee Island (Lazaretto Creek) Marina, 1C Old Highway 80. Delivery is also available, 24 hour advance notice required.
Sea Kayak Georgia Half day, 3 hours: $45. Short full day, 6hrs30: $60. Long full day, 11 hours: $90. Instruction available, 1 hour, for additional $45. Call 912-786-8732. Located at 1102 Highway 80, Tybee Island, GA 31328. Transport to landing available for additional fee.
AOK Watersports Paddleboard lessons, 2 hours, $60. Reservations required. Call 424-888-2009 or book online. Located at 1510 Butler Avenue, Tybee Island, GA, 31328.
East Coast Paddleboarding Public or private paddleboarding lessons, 2 hours (public)/1.5 hours (private), $100 or condensed 1-hour lesson, $50. Paddle surfing, 1.5 hours, $125. Reservations recommended. Call 912-484-3200 or book online. Meet for lessons at several South Tybee Island locations.
Savannah Canoe and Kayak Paddle surfing lessons: 4 hours, $95. Private lessons: 3 hours, $150. Call 912-341-9502. Located at 414 Bonaventure Road, Savannah, GA 31404.
BoardLoft Standup paddleboard and paddle surfing lessons, 1.5 hours, $80 per person. $50 per person for groups of 6 or more. Call 912-472-4197. Located at 406 Highway 80, Tybee Island, GA 31328.