With the school season fast approaching and my wife heading back soon we will be slipping away for our honeymoon beginning July 19th and will return to the pier on August 3rd with tours boarding at 10am and 12pm. We are the very proud and only trolley tour on Saint Simons Island to be chosen as "Best Trolley Tour on the island" by Elegant Island Living magazine and by the locals who live here. Come take our tour and "Experience the Difference". ONLINE TICKETS AVAILABLE ABOVE!!! Buy your tickets online for the #1 Ranked tour year after year and to reserve your seats and get priority boarding. We fill up frequently and would hate for you to miss the tour. We are the ONLY AIR CONDITIONED & Wheelchair Accessible Trolley on the island so don't ride the hot seat, stay cool and enjoy our entertaining history tour of this beautiful island we call home! Welcome to the #1 ranked tour & #1 attraction on Saint Simons Island, Saint Simons Colonial Island Tours. We currently have tours boarding at 10AM and 12PM Monday - Saturday, 10AM only on Sunday. We recommend you arrive early as seats go fast. Look for the Orange trolley and ask for Captain Rod. Serving Saint Simons Island and the Golden Isles since 2011, we offer the most informative and comprehensive historic tours on Saint Simons Island along with premium private transport for the island and surrounding area. Call us at 912-268-0363

We are locally owned and operated and the only trolley on the island in which the owner is your tour guide 100% of the time. Experience the difference of a hands-on owner. This level of quality control ensures an excellent experience for all of our guests. This is one of the reasons we have been ranked the #1 tour for 3+ years now. We talk history on our tour, not just our Facebook page.

William of Orange - our appropriately-named mode of transport - is the only trolley on the island to sport Air Conditioning and Wheelchair Accessibility. Anybody can comfortably enjoy the ride! 5-Star Rating on TripAdvisor and "A" Grade on Angie's List and listed as "The #1 Activity and #1 Tour on Saint Simons Island" make us proud to continue that same excellent service to you. Meet us at Pier Village on the south end of SSI next to the blue sunbrellas, just look for the Orange Trolley and ask for Captain Rod!

Tickets can be purchased online (encouraged for groups) or can be purchased right at the trolley. You can use cash or a credit card. If you have a large group it's a good idea to book your tickets in advance.

Tours(~90 minutes)

Days of Operation
7 days a week, rain or shine

Boarding Times
10am, 12pm & 2pm Monday - Friday. Saturday 10am & 12pm, Sundays 10am only

$20/adult
$10/10-15 years old
Under 10, FREE

Trolley pick-up location

Private Transport

Wedding charters, step-on tours, shuttle service, private charters, private parties. Let us transport you in comfort and style!

$120/hour
Minimum of two hours

William of Orange
#1 tour & activity
on St. Simons Island
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A grade
on Angie's List
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“Capt. Rod's Trolley Tour of St. Simons Island!” - Capt. Rod is very knowledgeable and knows how to tell a story very well. We learned about the history of St. Simons, and about the interesting people that have lived there. We were well entertained and saw the points of interest we had read about plus information that is not in the normal literature. We highly recommend this tour, a well spent 90 (plus, thank you Capt. Rod) minutes!
eroxie ~ Port Richey, FL
TripAdvisor
“Trolly tour of island” - Awesome. Rod our guide never stopped giving us the history of the island. He was very very good. 90 min tour. Well worth the $20
Deb B - Clifton Park, NY
TripAdvisor
“Rod is Good!” - He's an excellent tour guide, and he shows you everything worth seeing and will want to go back and visit in more depth, at a reasonable price.
ArnieDonna - San Francisco, CA
TripAdvisor
“Learning and Enjoyment Together” - I'm so pleased to be able to highly recommend Captain Rod and Saint Simons Colonial Island Trolley Tours. This was our first trolley tour and he's set the bar high. My mom, who doesn't get out so much these days, thoroughly enjoyed this adventure to Saint Simon. She raved and raved and we all loved learning as we went down the pathways of the island. He treats you like you are the first and only tour of the day, giving you his full interest and attention. It was money well spent and we look forward to coming again and bringing other friends. We are amazed with how he not only knows the info but can share it so easily without referring to a note. Beautiful job and we feel like we've made a new friend too. For me, it makes me want to read deeper into the stories he shared and I know for my daughter, college freshmen, it brings what she's learned to life in a real way. Definitely a thumbs up and I am so glad to have found him and thanks to the other Trip Advisor members for their reviews. We appreciated them and they led us to the best.
Sharon l ~ Covington, GA
TripAdvisor
“fascinating, awesome insight into St. Simons” - This guy is an amazing tour guide. It's incredible how much he knows about the history of St. Simons and how efficiently, humorously, and memorably he is able to convey it. You will absolutely not be disappointed if you take this tour. You can't help but be entertained and come away having learned tons of fascinating facts. Rod is incredibly friendly and personable, and his enthusiasm and love for St. Simons is palpable. This was by far the coolest thing my boyfriend and I (we're in our mid-twenties) experienced on the island. Highly recommend!
Emily S
TripAdvisor
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