Driftwood Beach, Jekyll Island

Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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4.6/5 based on 1,400+ reviews on the web
On the north end of Jekyll Island, Driftwood Beach resembles a graveyard for trees. Oak and pine roots protrude from these shores due to the gradual erosion of the north shore. In some cases, entire full-sized trees have washed ashore. The intricate designs of wave-worn driftwood make for an excellent photo-op. To visit Driftwood Beach and get the most from your holiday in Jekyll Island, create itinerary details personal to you using our Jekyll Island trip generator.
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  • This is a neat little spot although at high tide there is relatively little beach to walk on. We took our dog and he picked up lots of painful briers right of the beach. Just be aware... All that said...  read more »
  • We were totally surprised when we reached the beach. Totally not what we expected to find. My wife said this would make a great place for wedding photos. Very peaceful area, we enjoyed walking the bea...  read more »
  • cool place to go to with the trees the way they are,it was very quiet and peaceful here and i enjoyed walking along the water 
  • This place was so cool! I definitely recommend stopping here. Try and go at lower tide, it gives you more beach to walk on. It gets kinda busy here, but it's a huge stretch of beach. When I was there, I saw three different weddings taking place over the course of about an hour.. oh and if you have one of those small hammocks, bring it! There are some great places to hang them it, just try not block entire areas off. It is a public beach after all.
  • It was nothing like the beaches back home. I don't think I would want to swim in the water here, but it's a great place to find shells and sand dollars. Seeing all the driftwood was a really cool experience too. I definitely would make sure I brought my camera if I were going here.
  • Something amazing out here in this beach.. The best part of Jekyll Island.. Love to visit the place again and again.. Thats like a serious Driftwood now :-)
  • Just gorgeous, water is very murky though. But great photo ops everywhere! Lots of easy access.
  • This place is beautiful. Loved walking down the beach with my wife and taking in the sights. We wish we could have taken home some wood.
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