ONLINE TICKETS AVAILABLE ABOVE!!! Buy your tickets online 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 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.

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 Monday - Saturday, 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
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“Fantastic Tour with cold AC” Our tour guide Rod was very knowledgeable and entertaining. We have been on several trolley tours and he rates as one of the best. The amount of knowledge he imparts is amazing. This trolley is the only one with AC and it was nice because it was hot and humid with intermittent rain showers.
rga48
TripAdvisor
“Awesome!” - Captain Rod's Colonial Trolley Tour was fantastic! Learned so much history! He even offered suggestions of places to eat, and we really enjoyed his Eugenia Price book synopsis! Thanks!
sharron walker -
TripAdvisor
“Handicapped Accessible” - We were going to ride on another trolley and the trolley wasn't handicapped accessible. Luckily there weren't enough people so we waited to see about the next trolley. Captain Rod showed up with his handicapped accessible trolley. My son is in a wheelchair and it was no problem at all. As if that wasn't good enough the tour was FANTASTIC. The information given was fun and so educational. Captain Rod made us want to listen and hear more. I was sad when the tour came to an end. Thank you Captain Rod for the wonderful tour and the care you showed my son.
Katie G - Fort Wayne, Indiana
TripAdvisor
“Colonial Island Trolley Worth the Cost” - Although the trolley cost $20 per person, the tour was worth it. Our driver, Rod, knew the history of the island, as well as general history of the United States. He did a terrific job of both educating us and entertaining us, keeping the pace of the tour flowing well as we navigated the island. We enjoyed the many points of interest as we toured, especially the history of the First African Baptist Church and the Freed slave community. The avenue of the oaks were spectacular and Rod's history of The Battle of Bloody Marsh with General James Oglethorpe was riveting.
Bill G. ~ Mooresville, North Carolina
TripAdvisor
“The best way to be indoctrinated to St Simon's Island!” - Captain Rod's narration of the history of the island, the geographical features, the variety of restaurants and the overall indoctrination to the Island was outstanding. His very detailed explanations of events and the history held our attention from the beginning to the end of the tour. All of his information was highlighted with a delightful sense of humor that made the tour even more enjoyable.
Jande36 - Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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