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Great Ecology Trip

We did Dr Joe’s ecology trip. We a great time we all had. Dr Joe is so informative and friendly. We... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Familytravelguy1
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Well worth the 2+ hours

Tour is just as fun for 2 year olds as it is for 82 year olds. It opens up a brand new world when... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
ELMny
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Tybee Beach Ecology Trips, conducted on Tybee Island, Georgia, by marine biologist Dr. Joe Richardson, are fun and educational experiences for all ages. Typical two-hour beach trips include: high and low tide beachcombing, exploring tide pools and...more
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33 Meddin Drive, North Beach Parking Lot behind the old fort, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9734
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We did Dr Joe’s ecology trip. We a great time we all had. Dr Joe is so informative and friendly. We saw so many cool and fascinating creatures. Blue crabs,Anchovy fish, Comb jellies and ghost shrimp and so many more cool creatures. My son even...More

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Joe R, Owner at Tybee Beach Ecology Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks very much. I never know what all we will find out on Tybee's beach!

Reviewed 5 August 2018

Tour is just as fun for 2 year olds as it is for 82 year olds. It opens up a brand new world when it comes to beach vacation and how much life is under your beach towel and where you are swimming. Adults have...More

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Joe R, Owner at Tybee Beach Ecology Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thanks very much. I appreciate this. Joe

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Thanks so much Dr. Joe for a wonderful experience to make our vacation even better! The crabs, the fish, and even the sea spider was great discovery. Your genuine love of the tour made it awesome as well! Thanks again from the McGraw family.

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Joe R, Owner at Tybee Beach Ecology Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Thanks Danny, very much. I really enjoyed being out on the beach with you all.

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

This was a great experience and well worth the cost, which was super affordable. Dr. Joe and his helpers were so patient and kind and helped us learn about everything we encountered. And we encountered a lot of cool living creatures that you don’t get...More

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Joe R, Owner at Tybee Beach Ecology Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Thanks Suzanne, very much. I really enjoyed being out there with you all. And we really did find lots of different things.

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

This was our second ecology trip with Dr Joe and it was well worth it again! Highly recommend planning a trip with Dr Joe. We had 16 family members aging from 2 years to 63 and everyone had a great time! Couldn't have asked for...More

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Joe R, Owner at Tybee Beach Ecology Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thanks Candice, very much, for including this in your alls family vacation. I had a great time out there with you all.

Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

I heard great things about Dr Joe and his beach ecology tour. I booked a tour for my daughter and myself. There were about 25 people total. Dr Joe was wonderful. Everyone went out searching for things and would bring them back to a bucket....More

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Joe R, Owner at Tybee Beach Ecology Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Thanks very much. I never know what we will find out there because Tybee Island is such an interesting beach for marine biology.

Reviewed 14 June 2018

Dr. Joe is full of information and made for a memorable 2 hours discovering amazing creatures in the Tybee sand and sea. He obviously enjoys his job and is super patient with both kids and adults.We now know how to look for 'suspicious' markings in...More

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Joe R, Owner at Tybee Beach Ecology Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Thanks very much. Tybee Island is an amazing beach for studying marine biology, and I never know what we are going to find!

Reviewed 11 June 2018

We were visiting Tybee Island from Lugoff, SC with our Girl Scout troop of about 35, and this was truly the highlight of our trip. The girls (all ages from kindergarten through high school senior) and adults alike enjoyed exploring and looking for marine life...More

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Joe R, Owner at Tybee Beach Ecology Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Thanks Tara, very much.

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We went on a Friday morning on May 25th and it was an absolutely wonderful experience for my boyfriend and I. Dr Joe is friendly and extremely knowledgeable. The trip itself was fruitful and we were able to see and learn a lot. It's a...More

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Joe R, Owner at Tybee Beach Ecology Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Thanks Claire, very much.

Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

There were four of us (all adults) and the tour was fabulous. I highly recommend this for everyone, young or old. Dr. Joe was very knowledgeable and we found 3 live ghost shrimp, a live sand dollar and an olive snail. You get to dig...More

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Joe R, Owner at Tybee Beach Ecology Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thanks Maxine. I had a great time out there with you all.

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I'm not sure! I assume that tripadvisor will notify you. Thanks.
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Kimberly P
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Yes you can keep empty shells and dead things. The live animals are all returned where we find them. Thanks.
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Thanks for getting in touch with me. Yes, you can keep empty shells and non-living things. Please email me and I can send you more information, and let me know your dates. I schedule my trips around low tide, so the times... More
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