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Jekyll Island is located just off the Georgia coast, midway between Savannah, Georgia and Jacksonville, Florida. A six-mile causeway separates Jekyll from the mainland and the city of Brunswick. One of many barrier islands on Georgia’s coast, Jekyll is neighbored to the north by St. Simons Island and to the south by Cumberland Island.
Jekyll is convenient to I-95, take Exit 29 and follow the signs east on U.S. 17 for approximately 10 miles. Turn right onto the Downing Musgrove Causeway (GA 520). Be sure to stop at the Jekyll Island Welcome Center, 4 miles on left. Cross onto Jekyll and through the Guest Information Center (a Parking Fee is required), and you can begin your escape to Jekyll Island!
Jekyll is located on the Intercoastal Waterway and is a convenient stop for boaters. The Jekyll Harbor Marina provides full service facilities including gasoline and diesel fuel, shower, laundry, pool and hot tub. The historic Jekyll Wharf also offers dockage and fueling options.
Just a short 30-minute drive, Brunswick’s Golden Isles Airport (BQK) is served by regular daily flights of Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA/Delta Connection) out of Atlanta (ATL). Rental cars and hotel shuttles are available. International airports in Savannah (SAV) and Jacksonville (JAX) are a short 60-minute drive from Jekyll Island. Both airports offer rental car and limousine services. Private pilots may use the Jekyll Island Airport (09J).
Download a PDF version of the Jekyll Island map.
Vehicle entry to Jekyll Island requires a valid parking pass which must be purchased at the Guest Information Center upon arrival on the island. This pass gives you access to many of the island’s public outdoor areas, including picnic areas, beach parking and access points, playground, soccer complex, historic landmark district, fishing pier, bicycle and nature trails and more. The Parking Fee is charged per vehicle per entry per day. Multi-day passes are available for your convenience and an Annual Parking Decal is available. Bicycles and pedestrians can enter at no charge.
Information is subject to change without notice.
- One Day Parking Pass $6.00
- Oversized Vehicles One Day Parking Pass $10.00
- Weekly Parking Pass $28.00
- Annual Parking Decal $45.00
- Oversized Vehicles Annual Parking Decal$90.00
*Effective July 1, 2012.*