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Attractions, Natural Areas, and the Resort Are Open.

The safety and well-being of our guests and employees remains our top priority. Callaway Resort & Gardens’ safety measures continue to remain consistent with guidance from health officials including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), appropriate state and local agencies, and expert consultants.

Our revised policy now allows fully vaccinated guests and guests aged 12 and under to visit Callaway without wearing a mask or physically distancing (both indoors or outdoors).

Masks are required for non-vaccinated guests older than age of 12 in all indoor areas and remain optional in outdoor areas where social distancing can be maintained.

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Any interaction with the general public poses an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19. People who show no symptoms can spread COVID-19 if they are infected. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. THe CDC advises that older adults and people of any age who have underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable to severe illness from COVID-19. By visiting Callaway Resort & Gardens you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. Click here to view our full TERMS OF USE.

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Maintain A Safe And Healthy Environment


Face Mask / Face Covering

Following updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), fully vaccinated guests can now visit Callaway Gardens without wearing a mask or physically distancing. Additionally, consistent with state guidelines, guests aged 12 and under may also visit without wearing a mask or physically distancing.


Respecting others

Those not respectful of our Employees, Guests or environment may be asked to modify their behavior or leave the property.


For more information on how we are maintaining a safe and healthy environment, please visit our FAQ Page.


Attractions Capacity Management & Sanitation


In order to adhere to social distancing guidelines, queue capacities will be limited.

While in line, please:


    • Use the floor decals to maintain social distancing. Parties traveling together may stand together.
    • Use hand sanitizer provided.


Food Safety


    • We will arrange all indoor and outdoor seating to comply with current social distancing guidelines. Do not move the seating.
    • Hand sanitizer stations will be readily available at all Food & Beverage locations. Please use often.
    • Where reasonably possible, separate doorways for entering and exiting dining facilities will be used to minimize person to person contact.
    • Common areas, tables and chairs will be cleaned and sanitized after every use.
    • Utensils, menus and condiments will be single use or cleaned and sanitized after every use


Increased Focus on Cleanliness


We have increased our rigorous cleaning and sanitation procedures. Guests will have a much higher availability of hand washing and hand sanitizing locations throughout their visit to help reduce exposure to germs.



Explore All of Callaway

Beach & Water Sports

Swimming, Sunbathing, Paddle boarding, and More on Robin Lake

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TreeTop Adventure

Climb and zip through the trees on this fun forest course

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Butterfly Center

Meet over 1,000 colorful butterflies face-to-face

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Birds of Prey Shows

Discover the strength, speed, and beauty of these magnificent creatures

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Hiking & Biking Trails

Explore Callaway’s 2,500 acres by foot or by bicycle

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The Gardens

Drink in the beauty of azaleas, hydrangeas, and other woodland wonders

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Fantasy In Lights

One of National Geographic’s Top 10 Holiday Light Displays

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Summer Family Adventure

An authentic Georgia outdoor family getaway like no other

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Enjoy mouthwatering, chef-prepared cuisine at an array of restaurants

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Balloon Festival

Watch beautiful balloons aglow at this annual event

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Symphony on the Sand

A night beneath the stars with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra

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Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard

Tournament for the greatest athletes in competitive watersports

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Some of the best lake fishing in the southeastern United States

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