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Lady Jane Shrimping and georgia beaches

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Lady Jane Shrimping and georgia beaches

Has anyone done the Shrimp tour on the Lady Jane? It looks fascinating to see what they drag up . .and is there a season thats best for it?

We're considering it on our way to Florida in early August . . but have never been in that area ..

Also, What town/area do I want for a beach stay of 1 or 2 nites?

thanks for any help

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You will really enjoy the Lady Jane. I have been on the tour twice with my family. You will be happy you went. As far as I know, there is no season just all year, but check with them. And enjoy the steamed shrimp on board. I would recommend Saint Simons Island for your overnight. It and Jekyll Island are the nearest to Lady Jane (which is in Brunswick on the mainland). Jekyll has nicer beaches but is more laid back. Saint Simons beach is East Beach so you might want to stay near there.

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LOVED the trip on the Lady Jane! It was like three trips in one - 1) a sunset cruise through the marshes 2) fascinating science lessons as they opened up the nets on the stainless table and talked about the marine life and let kids (and adults) hold the amazing marine life (which are returned to the sea) and 3) a shrimp boil - tasty shrimp to eat that they cooked while we cruised. A+ adventure and experience

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We just did it last week. I was a bit skeptical at first but can honestly say it was great for all ages. The kids on our tour were ecstatic the entire time, and the adults learned a lot from the marine biologist as well as the crew. Well worth it, if you ask me, and a great way to see the marshes. I'd recommend bringing your own beverages.

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