Family Vacations

an Unforgettable Tybee Island Family Vacation

Tybee Island is a magical place and is a fantastic destination for any family vacation. With so many family-friendly activities and attractions, there is truly something for everyone. Whether you are looking for educational experiences or kid-friendly things to do on Tybee Island that are just plain fun, you will find it here!

 Family-Friendly Things to Do in Tybee Island 

A family vacation to Tybee Island can be spent many ways, these are a few of our favorite Tybee Island attractions for kids: 

Marine & Wildlife Centers – Spend a day learning about ecology and wildlife on Tybee Island. These excursions are both educational AND fun!

Watersports – The Atlantic Ocean offers endless opportunities for water sports near Tybee Island. From jet-skiing to sea kayaking to stand up paddle boarding and everything in between!

Seaside Sweets –  Sweets and treats for the whole family! You have got to stop in and try some of their fresh Gelato Italian Ice Cream

Discover new activities by browsing additional recommendations for family activities in Tybee Island, GA below. 

Explore Tybee Island Family Vacation Rentals

No matter the size of your family, Oceanfront Cottage Rentals is sure to have a Tybee Island vacation rental that suits your needs and budget! Book a beachfront home for easy access to the sand and water or a rental with a pool for the kids to play and swim at any time of day. Want to bring the ENTIRE family? We offer a great selection of pet-friendly rentals so your pups can come too!

Call our vacation rental experts at 800-786-5889 or contact us online for more information about booking your Tybee Island family vacation. Ask about Tybee Island activities for families. Our team can also let you in on some of the best-kept secrets, including free kid-friendly things to do in Tybee Island!

Captain Derek’s Dolphin Adventure

During your cruise along Tybee’s Historic and beautiful coast, you will see the Cockspur Island Lighthouse, the Tybee Island Lighthouse and Fort Pulaski.

Walsh’s Do...More

Captain Mike’s Dolphin Tours

The tour departs daily from Lazaretto Creek Marina, heading toward the Atlantic ocean, passing by shrimp boats and boat docks that portray the charm of an old fishing village. The boat passes by the Cockspur lighthouse (bu...More

High Tide Surf Shop

Bringing The Surf Lifestyle And Stoke To The East Coast Since 84. Featuring brand like Billabong, RVCA, Reef, Brixton, Sanuk and many more.
East Hwy 80
(912) 786-6556


IGA Tybee Market

Tybee Island's only Grocery Store. Call ahead or go online and place an order for delivery! Yes, that is right! This store will deliver your grocery list to you. 


Jaycee Park

Of all of our Tybee Island parks, Jaycee Park is the more scenic with its lush nature of wildlife, a variety of plant life, and marshy creeks, There is a 1/4 mile track through, and around the area so one may see it all by...More

Marine Science Center

The mission of the Tybee Island Marine Science Center is to promote the appreciation, conservation, and understanding of the marine ecosystem of coastal Georgia through education and service. Marine education programs on T...More

Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Oatland Island Wildlife Center currently occupies over 100 acres of maritime forest and exhibits over 50 species of animals. For the past 30 plus years, the center has been introducing school groups and other guests to the...More

Savannah Trolley Tours

Book a Savannah Trolley Tour to spend the day visiting points of interest, shops, restaurants, bars and much more! Take a tour of Old Town, visit haunted historical locations and gravestones at night or buy tickets for the special Holiday Tour.


Seaside Sweets

Sweets and Treats! You have got to stop in and try some of their fresh Gelato Italian Ice Cream from real ingredients (nothing artificial)!

18B Tybrisa Street

Tims Beach Gear

Offering bike, beach gear, baby equipment rentals at two locations on Tybee Island. Delivery is available. 

912-786-8467 (Office)

Tybee Island Lighthouse

The Lightstation and Museum are surely a stop you do not want to miss. We encourage you to visit our Gift Shops to support our efforts. We also look forward to seeing you after your journey up our 178 steps to the top. Tou...More

Tybee Museum

The Tybee Island Museum is located across the street from the Tybee Island Lighthouse. 

30 Meddin Ave


Tybee Pier and Pavilion

Tybee Pier and Pavillion features picnic tables, a snack bar and public restrooms. Located on the south end of Tybee and steps from many shops and restaurants. Fantastic spot for fishing and people watching!More