Several times a year, anyone can explore this remote paradise through the nonprofit Ossabaw Island Foundation. Sign up at ossabawisland.org.
Take a historical and ecological tour, hit the beach, and roam the island on your own. $75
Dig into Ossabaw artifacts with a hands-on archaeology excavation sponsored by UGA and the Department of Natural Resources. $85
The Ossabaw Island Pig Roast & Art Auction, an annual fundraiser at the home of Eleanor “Sandy” West. Tickets on sale September 1.
Check the website for details on a turtle-watching trip, an Ossabaw indigo lesson, and the New Year’s Eve “wild” overnight trip.
This article originally appeared in our May 2015 issue.