The waters of McIntosh County are known as the Fisherman's Paradise. The abundance of rivers, wild life, birds, fish, and proximity to the ocean attracts sportsmen to the area from around the world. If you are interested in a hunting or fishing guide, chartered fishing excursion, or a leisurely ride through the marshes, you will find experienced, knowledgeable boat captains and guides throughout the area.
Altamaha Coastal Tours
Canoe & Kayak Tours and Rentals, Bicycle Rentals and Tours, Four Season Adventures
A variety of trips to various ecosystems are hourly to multi-day. Seasonal attractions include camping, fishing, birding, swimming or exploring with a friend and a camera. A natural paradise - family friendly and easy to visit.
229 Fort King George Road
Historic Darien River (east of bridge)
Brethern of the Coast Charters
Captain Carl Pollock
Townsend GA 31331
CAPTAIN DUPREE’S CHARTERS
Altamaha River to Sapelo Island
Bird Watches, Eco Tours, Sunset Tours, Custom Tours
Tours from the freshwater Altamaha river and its tributaries, out to the salt marshes and estuaries of the Atlantic Ocean are offered. Tours may be as brief as a 30 minute boat ride or an all day excursion. Some things you may see on your tour will include large Cypress trees, alligators, dolphin, mink, otters, raccoons, and an abundance of birds and waterfowl including Osprey, Hawks, Bald Eagles, Swallow tailed kites, Teal, Roseate Spoonbills, Oystercatchers, and Pelicans just to name a few. Enjoy our remote beaches. Come see our beautiful barrier islands, some of which were home to sawmills during the timber boom of the 1800's. Enjoy the history that our quiet coastal counties have to share with you and your family.
USCG Master Captain Niki Alford Hilliard
Captain Gabby Charters
Welcome aboard a converted shrimp boat!. Now a kayak mothership equipped to take you anywhere adventure calls. Let the experienced captain and naturalist guides take you off the beaten path. After a day of exploring, the mothership has all of t
he amenities you need to comfortably relqax. Better yet, spend a few nights aboard. Fully guided charters from 3 hours to 7 days along the wild and scenic Coast of Georgia!
Located in Darien, GA - perfectly poised between remote beaches and sypress swamps. All charters take up to 6 passengers.
Docked on Historic Darien River behind Skipper's Fish Camp.
Screven Street Dock
Champney River Park
The Champney River Park offers a boat ramp, fixed dock, floating dock, cat walk across the Champney River, and picnic tables. This is double-lane public boat ramp on deep water with portalets, potable water, and parking for up to 50 vehicles pulling trailers. The Department of Natural Resources maintains an oyster shell collection/recycling area at the south end of the park. Directions: From I 95, take Exit 49 south on GA Hwy 251 for 1.2 miles to U.S. Hwy 17. Turn right (south), go 3.3 miles and cross the Champney River Bridge. Turn left into parking area at south end of bridge. The public can utilize these facilities for fishing, crabbing, and access into the Champney River.
Darien River Runs Excursions
Weather and tides permitting, we go where you want to go, when you want to go. Travel the remote Altamaha River or a salty Barrier Island tour. Early morning bird watching or sunset wine sipping. You choose your version of the river run.
Sheryl Schooley, U.S.C.G. Master Captain
Docked on Historic Darien River
Darien City Boat Ramp (west of Darien River Bridge)
This is a public boat ramp and docks built and maintained by the Darien Downtown Development Authority. There are six parking spaces for vehicles pulling trailers. There is also a strict, six-hour tie-up limit; long term mooring is not permitted.
Screven Street at Skipper's Fish Camp
One Block from US Highway 17 (Historic Downtown Darien)
Darien Waterfront Park Docks (east of Darien River Bridge)
These docks offer long-term mooring, electricity and water for a fee. Located adjacent to the McIntosh County Industrial Development Authority and east of the Darien River Bridge, the ramp is one single-lane. Directions
: From I 95, take Exit 49 south on GA Hwy 2
51 for 1.2 miles to US Hwy 17. Turn right (south) 1.2 miles to Broad Street. Turn right before crossing Darien River Bridge Drive approximately 0.1 miles and take first left. Boat ramp located at bottom of bluff.
105 Fort King George Road (Historic Downtown Darien)
912-437-6659 or 912-437-8777
Open Daily providing a large selection of fishing rods and reels, firearms (handguns & rifles), ammunition, bows & archery supplies, men's and women's camouflage clothing and sportswear, crab pots, and seasonal sporting goods.
115 Walton Street
Located in Historic Downtown Darien
Like to Fish Charters
Near Shore Charters, Cast Net Charters, Restaurant Tours
Certified by United State Coast Guard.
Liquid Asset - Offshore (Deep Sea) Fishing Charters
Let me show you the great offshore fishing available on Coastal Georgia. Great catches of king mackerel, amberjack, grouper, snapper, and black sea bass are plentiful close to shore. Catches of dolphin, wahoo, and tuna can be caught farther out at the Gulf Stream. A trip offshore makes for a busy day--working, fishing, learning, and even some leisure. Fish from the Liquid Asset, a 27 ft. center console Contender boat equipped with 400 horsepower. We can reach speeds up to 50 mph. Children, age nine and older will have great fishing experiences and are encouraged to participate. All licenses, tuna permits, bait, and tackle are provided.
Captain Larry Swicegood
912-264-8860 or 912-222-2042
Reel Escape Fishing Charters
Captain Bud Thomas
Shallow Water Pursuits
Captain Drew Howell
Shark Friendly Charters
Shark Fishing, Dolphin Trips, Bird watching, Eco Tours, Island Picnics, Sunset Trips, Nature Tours
Shark fishing is the perfect activity for a fun family outing. I welcome everyone to bring your kids to have a great shark friendly experience. We fish inshore and near-shore and can take 1-4 people. All your bait, tackle and fishing licenses are included; boat is equipped with all the latest safety equipment and is insured.