A dramatic sunset over the famed Marshes of Glynn in Brunswick, Georgia

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Parking & Island Access

Each of the Golden Isles is accessible by car except Little St. Simons Island, for which ferry service is provided.

Find Golden Isles area maps here.

St. Simons Island Access:

Access to St. Simons Island is via the F. J. Torras Causeway, which intersects with U.S. 17 (Glynn Avenue). Parking on the island is free and public except where posted by local businesses and private properties.

Little St. Simons Island Access:

Little St. Simons Island access is limited to registered guests (overnight or day-trip) and is provided by private ferry from Hampton River Marina at the north end of St. Simons Island.

Sea Island Access:

Sea Island is located at the eastern end of Sea Island Road. Access is limited to guests, members, and those with reservations to the Georgian Room restaurant at The Cloister.

Learn more about Sea Island Memberships here.

Jekyll Island Access (Fee):

Jekyll Island is reachable via the Jekyll Island Causeway which intersects with U.S. 17 at the southern end of the Sidney Lanier Bridge. Vehicle entry to Jekyll Island requires a parking pass that must be purchased online in advance or at the entry gate upon arrival on the island. Single, multi-day, and annual passes are available. Bicycles and pedestrians can enter at no charge. Current auto access fees are $8.00* for one day and $55.00 for a 12-month parking pass. The fee for oversized vehicles (over 8 feet tall) is $12.00/day and $100.00/year. 

*Please be aware of potentially increased parking fees due to special events.