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Driftwood Beach

Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
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Be sure to bring a camera

There are two things to note before going to Driftwood Beach - you have to go at low tide (it's all... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Must see beach on Jekyll Island

I have been to beaches all over the world and have never seen one quite like this. from the moment... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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“low tide” (130 reviews)
“dead trees” (47 reviews)
“cars parked” (19 reviews)
Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There are two things to note before going to Driftwood Beach - you have to go at low tide (it's all under water at high tide) and you absolutely will want to bring a camera. The beauty is hard to describe. It's really one of...More

Thank SladeBailey
Reviewed yesterday

I have been to beaches all over the world and have never seen one quite like this. from the moment you park and begin to walk to the beach, you realize it is something special. The trees and rocks scattered on and around the beach...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed yesterday

If you are ever in the golden isles this is one place that is a must see. I've never seen anything like it. It's a great place to take wedding or family photos. Don't take any driftwood as it is against the law! Please respect...More

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed yesterday

Great place for Black & White Photos. Late afternoon we got some great family pics by asking strangers to take our picture, and doing the same thing in turn for them.

Thank WhileImOut
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The best shrimp and grits in the world. Very good location near beach. It takes an hour to be seated and the ac doesn't cool as good as it should, but still the best place to eat on the island.

Thank ghgghgggggggggg
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very unique place......a must see for everyone cus one day it will be gone. Some of the water pool have fish and crab. The trees are neat. Sand gets like clay

Thank kdmonti
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I'm not sure why we thought being at the beach at noon in July with 2 small kids sounded like it would be ok. It was SOOO hot and there was too much walking for our 2 and 5 year old. We thought there would...More

1  Thank Sara186
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a must stop!! Never seen anything like this before and I have seen several beaches. You wouldn't think a beach full of dead looking trees could be so beautiful, but it is amazing! If you are in the Jekyll Island area you have...More

Thank jab7234
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great walking beach with unmatched views. Park at the north end and walk south so you're able to take in the best sites. Be sure to check the tide schedule and go at low tide for the best experience. We got caught...More

Thank tamaraleek
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a good place to go take pictures especially at sunset. It's not a beach for going barefoot or swimming but definitely neat to see all the old trees.

Thank Amy F
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24 June 2017|
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Response from Ditcha1 | Reviewed this property |
The beach is located on Jekyll island so you firstly need to pay the $6 vehicle entry fee to enter the island. Once you go through the entrance toll, all the attractions/ sites are quite easily signposted. You definitely... More
13 May 2017|
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Response from Schoolmans | Reviewed this property |
You would have to walk through a wooded area in sand. I would have someone walk the path first to see how soft it is. The beach itself is hard. Depending on how you maneuver through the driftwood you could see quite a bit of... More
Colleen D
9 April 2017|
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Response from RoundTripFamily | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it. This is a state park and it is protected but ask at the gate entrance. I know there are signs that you cannot take away any driftwood.