Ossabaw Island

Overnight Trips

Wild Night on Ossabaw

New Year’s Eve Overnight Trip

Saturday December 31, 2022 – Sunday January 01, 2023


Spend New Year’s Eve on Ossabaw Island on an overnight trip, with tales of Ossabaw Island around the fire pit after dinner. Plus, a midnight champagne toast to welcome the New Year.


Hosted by the Ossabaw Island Foundation


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Ossabaw Island Tintype Photography Workshop:

Four day, three night weekend trip, Friday Jan 13 -Monday Jan 16, 2023

Spend three nights on Ossabaw Island learning and creating “tintype” photographs.  A workshop for experienced photographers who want to learn about the wet-plate collodion or tintype process. Led by Robert Cooper, an experienced tintype photographer based in Savannah.

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Creative four day, three night retreat on Ossabaw Island:
Weekend Trip

Friday February 17 -Monday February 20, 2023

Spend three nights on Ossabaw Island creating.  Be creative on Ossabaw Island. Paint, draw, make photographs, write, play your musical instruments, or experience free range creativity on Ossabaw Island.

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Ossabaw Island Winter Writers’ Retreat

Friday March 10 – Wednesday March 15, 2023


Six days and five nights of individualized workshops, lectures, readings, and manuscript consultations. Faculty:  Beverly Donofrio, Neil Shepard, and Tony Morris. Limited to eighteen participants. Hosted by the Ossabaw Island Writers’ Retreat. or 912-344-3123

Turtle Hatching Two-Night Weekends

Friday September 2 – Monday September 5, 2022


Observe Georgia DNR Sea Turtle Conservation Program interns as they inventory loggerhead turtle nests for eggs and live hatchlings. In 2020, over 500 sea turtle nests were documented on Ossabaw.


Led by coastal ecologist/naturalist John “Crawfish” Crawford.


Hosted by the Ossabaw Island Foundation.



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three turtle hatchlings scuttle across sand. The sand shows tracks where other other turtles have crossed it.