Wilmington Island, Georgia Guidebook

We are delighted to present a guidebook on fascinating places in and around Wilmington Island in Georgia. While the tourism offices provide more information, read this if you want quick suggestions about points of interest. Click on the links below to get started.

Useful Information

Hospitals and Clinics

URGENT CARE of Wilmington Island 212 Johnny Mercer Blvd, Wilmington Island, GA 31410, 912-201-1140

Offers walk-in services without appointments. Open Mon-Fri (8 a.m. to 8 p.m.) and Sat-Sun (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) They assess and diagnose all diseases.

Islands Family Medical Center 100 Blue Fin Circle, Suite 7, Savannah, GA 31410, 912-897-6832

The services include health management, family medicine and skin care. It is open from Mon-Fri – 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Memorial Health Wilmington Island 1001 Memorial Lane, Savannah, GA 31410, 912-897-3766

Level-3 designated patient-focused medical home. Services include general wellness care along with women’s and men’s healthcare.

Tourism Office – Must visit this website before arrival.

Local Rental Companies

Beach Equipment

North Beach Rentals North Beach, Tybee Island, 912-484-6536

Everything from lounge chairs, umbrellas and tents for your relaxation.

Burkee’s Beach Rentals 912-547-8145

On site umbrellas and chairs set ups located between 3rd &4th Street and 14TH and 15th Steet.


Avis 7070 Abercon St, 912-354-4718

Open 7-days a week. The company provides SUV for day trips and other economy cars and full-size cars for exploring the city.


Tims Bikes Beach & Disc North Island & South Island, 912-786-8467

Get bikes, baby gear, games, golf carts and beach gear here. Visit the website for details.


Bull River Marina, 8005 Highway 80, East Savannah, 912-897-7300

Private boats rentals available for quality family time.

Points of Interest

Wilmington Island Shopping

Here is a detailed list of stores in Wilmington Island area with website links. Please call to verify days and the hours opened.

Grocery & Convenience Shops

Dollar General 418 Johnny Mercer Blvd, Wilmington Island, 912-250-4301

Big Lots 13051 Abercorn St, Savannah, 912-920-5794

Target 1907, E Victory Dr, Savannah, 912-644-1600

Pharmacy Stores

Publix 155 Johnny Mercer Blvd, Wilmington Island, 912-897-8100

Apollo Pharmacy 418, W Broughton St, Savannah, 912-999-6101

Souvenir and Gift Shops

Savannah’s Jack 1611 Wilmington Island Rd, 912-695, 5079

The Horseshoe Crab 704 Mall Blvd, Savannah, 912-920-2404

Savannah Bee Company 104 West Broughton Street, Savannah, 912-233-7873

Seventh Heaven Antiques 2606 Mechanics Ave Thunderbolt, 912-355-0835

Wilmington Island Restaurant and Food

Seafood dishes are quite popular in Savannah. Distinctive toppings and seasonings are popular to enhance culinary excellence. You can drive around Tybee Island as well to enjoy beachside delicacies. Please call to verify days and the hours opened.

Lili’s Restaurant and Bar 326 Johnny Mercer Blvd, Wilmington Island, 912-235-2664

Delicious cuisine in a luxurious ambience. Known for perfect cocktails.

Fannie’s on the Beach 1613 Strand Ave, Tybee Island

Fun atmosphere, friendly staff and live music on weekends.

Basil’s Pizza and Deli 216 Johnny Mercer Blvd, Wilmington Island, 912-897-6400

Voted the best kid-friendly restaurant in Savannah. Take out & delivery available.

The Olde Pink House 23 Abercon Street, Savannah, 912 232-4286

This restaurant made its way to the list of ‘Top 100 Restaurants’ released by OpenTable in 2022. The Olde Pink House is one of Savannah’s finest spots to savor Bread Fried Oysters and Grilled Pork Tenderloin.

The Crab Shack 40 Estill Hammock Rd, Tybee Island, 912-786-9857

Luxurious waterfront dining experience with music and dance.

Molly McGuire’s 216 Johnny Mercer Blvd, Wilmington Island, 912-898-0852

Both dine-in and take-out available. Fish Bites is a popular choice.

Panda Chinese Restaurant 463 Johnny Mercer Blvd, Wilmington Island, 912-898-2368

Eat-in or take-out meals at Savannah’s convenient location.

The Pirates House 20E Broad St., Savannah, 912-233-5757

It had first opened as an inn for seafarers and later a meeting point for pirates and sailors! Enjoy private dining in historic rooms with delicious food and drinks. Make an online reservation beforehand.

Wilmington Island Attractions

This is a comprehensive list of attractions in Wilmington Island and Tybee Island. Click on the links to dig deeper.

Tybee Island Light Station and Museum 30 Meddin Dr, Tybee Island, 912-786-5801

Oatland Island Wildlife Center 711 Sandtown Road, Savannah, 912-395-1212

Forsyth Park 1W Gaston St, Savannah, 912-351-3841

UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium 30 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah, 912-598-2496

Wilmington Island Beaches

Tybee Island is made from several beaches over 3 miles. These are also federally protected wildlife zones where nesting shorebirds and endangered sea turtles live. You can get service of Tybee Island Lifeguards who offers protection of life, limb and property. Wilmington Island, on the other hand, has a handful of beaches in its vicinity.

North Beach, Tybee Island

The beach is packed with unique eateries, shopping districts and fast airboats ride options. You can go to North Beach for surfing, camping, kayaking and similar watersports. Sundae Café, Tybean Art & Coffee Bar and Tyber Sugar Shack are popular places for fresh seafoods or desserts. Tybee Island is also an excellent spot for experiencing impressive wildlife.

Mid Beach, Tybee Island

Golden sand and turquoise water creates a dreamy ambience. Mid Beach is closely located to Wilmington Island. It has scrumptious dining places that serve the tastiest seafood and the handcrafted cocktails along with live music on the outdoor decks. You can enjoy canoeing, surfing and stand-up paddleboarding.

Coligny Beach Park, Hilton Head Island

It has excellent views of the sandy shoreline and an hour’s drive from Wilmington Island. Rent umbrellas and chairs in Coligny Beach Park to enjoy your time. Explore the shopping and food scenes and check out live bands. Swim or surf worry-free since changing rooms and showers are available at the beach for free.

Popular Local Events

Tybee Post Theater 10 Van Horne Ave, Tybee Island, 912-472-4790

Our personal recommendation for concerts, boy bands, cabarets, horror films and television workshops. Plenty of shows and experiences are currently lined up starting September to December in 2023 till February 2024.


Tybee Salt Spa 1701 Butler Avenue, Tybee Island, 912-786-5500

Well know for salt spa, deep tissue massage, Swedish massage to name a few.

Things to Do


Reel Em N’ Deep Sea Fishing Charters, 3 Old US Hwy 80, Tybee Island, 912-658-8597

This is located 15 minutes away from Savannah. They offer private charters between 4-14 hours. All vessels are Coast Guard Certified and handicap-friendly. Catch different fishes like Mahi Mahi, Redfish, Shark, Flounder and Cobia. You can get fishing gear, fishing license, tackle, bait and ice here.

Coastal River Charters 401N. Cromwell Drive, L4, Savannah, 912-441-9930

This is a U.S.C.G licensed and insured company. You can enjoy premier inshore and nearshore fishing. Sightseeing is an additional service. Catch more than 100 fishes, photograph them and release them back to the creek.


Savannah Bike Tours 502 East Broughton Street, Savannah, 912-452-5624

Guided bicycle and E-bike tours are available to enjoy sights and people. Guided ghost tours and guided private tours are offered to maximize your visit.

Sip ‘N Shop Savannah Tours 912-373-5501

2-hour guided tour of the downtown while sipping complimentary wine and shopping. Exclusive discounts from boutiques are included in the ticket.

Savannah Taste Experience 108 West Broughton, Savannah, 912-221-4439

Only tour company in Savannah dedicated to food. Enjoy a 3-hours one-of-a-kind culinary experience which gives a chance to see good restaurants. All types of groups, large or small, are accommodated.


Tybee Jet Ski and Watersports 1 Old US Hwy 80, Tybee Island, 912-786-8062

Pet-friendly tour agency. Sit-on-top kayaks and sit-inside-kayaks are provided. A CPR and First Aid certified staff is present on all times. Start kayaking from a premier waterfront location like Lazaretto Creek Marina.

Freedom Boat Club 8020 US-80 E, Wilmington Island, 912

World’s largest and oldest boat club. Variety of Quality Boats with certified captains. 1-on-1 training by licensed professionals available.


Wilmington Island Airport and Interstates

Savannah Hilton Head International Airport 400 Airways Avenue, Savannah, GA 31408, 912-964-0514

Wilmington Island is accessible by bus, cars and taxis. There are direct buses available from JMR Transit Center till Johnny Mercer & Sea Island Eb. Services.

Dog Owners

Wilmington Island Dog Parks

These parks let your dogs run wild!

Heart Pines Dog Park n. Bee Rd, Savannah, 912-351-3841

Daffin Dog Park 1198 Washington Ave, Savannah, 912-351-3841

Wilmington Island Vets

VCA Greater Savannah Animal Hospital 1350 E DeRenne Ave, Savannah, 912-355-8898