Tybee Lighthouse


Tybee Lighthouse

Ordered by General James Oglethorpe, Governor of the 13th colony, in 1732, the Tybee Lighthouse has been guiding mariners safe entrance into the Savannah River for over 270 years. The Tybee Island Light Station is one of America’s most intact having all of its historic support buildings on its five-acre site. Rebuilt several times the current lightstation displays its 1916 day mark with 178 stairs and a First Order Fresnel lens (nine feet tall).

2015 Sunset Tour Schedule

This is a unique opportunity to experience the lighthouse after hours by joining one of our small private tours. The tour last about ninety minutes and includes a climb to the top of the lighthouse to experience a beautiful Tybee Island sunset. We are limited on how many we can take on each tour and they fill up quickly so if you are interested don’t wait to call. For Reservations call 912-786-5801


  • April 3 & 17,
  • May 8 & 22,
  • June 12 & 26,
  • July 10 & 24,
  • August 7 & 21,
  • September 4 & 18
  • October 2 & 23


For more information visit www.TybeeLighthouse.org


  • 30 Meddin Drive, Tybee Island, GA 31328
  • (912) 786-5801
  • tybeelighthouse.org


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