Exclusive Excursions at The Ford Plantation
The Perry Lane has partnered with our friends at The Ford Plantation to provide our guests with unique lowcountry experiences second to none. The main house, a place where neighbors gather, was once Henry and Clara Ford's winter retreat and is now used for social gatherings and member lodging. The Ford Plantation is a premier private sporting and residential community of elegant homes, incredible natural beauty, and extraordinary amenities located 18 miles south of Savannah in historic Richmond Hill. Set on 1,800 sprawling acres along the Ogeechee River, The Ford Plantation is yours to discover. And discover you will. Whether it's sporting clays, chasing bass and reds on the Ogeechee River, a morning horse ride, or a day of Pete Dye's finest Southern Links, The Ford Plantation affords authentic experiences.
A Golf Experience to Remember
The Golf Course, originally designed and built in the 1980s, was renovated and updated in 2014 by famed architect Pete Dye and boasts beautiful long views, playable angles, and risk-reward scenarios. The course has five separate tees and plays 5,002 yards from the ladies tee and stretches out to 7,409 from the championship tee. Green Fees, 18 Holes is $250/person, including cart. PGA Professional Lesson is $150/hour/person. PGA Professional Lesson with TrackMan is $200/hour/person.
The Ford Plantation features several miles of forest trails, open meadows, and waterfront paths for riders to explore. Stratos Magazine named The Ford Plantation one of the "leading edge equestrian communities in the country". Their experienced professional staff will provide a guided equestrian trail ride or equestrian lesson. Guided Trail Ride or Lesson $95/hour/person.
Ogeechee River Fishing Excursion: Anglers can fish for a wide variety of fresh and saltwater species in the Ogeechee River, including striped bass, American shad, redfish and large-mouth bass. A licensed captain and all tackle, gear and licenses are provided. $600/4 hours/boat (maximum 3 passengers/boat) or $800/6 hours/boat (maximum 3 passengers/boat)
Offshore Fishing: The many artificial and natural reef areas along the Georgia coast provide excellent angling for king mackerel, red snapper, grouper, sea bass, cobia and even the occasional sailfish. A licensed captain and all tackle, gear and licenses are provided. 8 hours - call for rates (ranges from $1200-$1600/boat; maximum of 4 passengers/boat)
Scenic Ogeechee River Cruise: Relax and enjoy the captivating scenery along the banks of the Ogeechee River and Rockfish Creek. Your licensed captain will point out the local wildlife, such as bald eagles, osprey, alligators and dolphin. $200/hour/boat (maximum 6 passengers/boat)
Dorchester Shooting Preserve: Enjoy sporting clays, trap and wing shooting at Dorchester Shooting Preserve in Midway, Georgia, a 20-minute drive from The Ford Plantation. Experienced guides ensure that hunts are both fun and safe, and the club takes great pride in its well-trained pointers and retrievers. 100 Sporting Clays with Guide $200/person. Private Shooting Instruction $175/2-hour session/person (includes gun, clays and 25 rounds). Wing Shooting (Quail, Pheasant, Duck) - Call for Season Dates & Rates.
Nature Walks: Enjoy a beautiful hike around the property. Hike the historic rice dikes searching for wildlife while trying to spot some of the 260 different species of birds that inhabit the property. $70/hour/person
Canoe or Kayak Trip: Take a relaxing guided canoe or kayak trip, exploring the many islands of Lake Clara. This is the ultimate way to get close to wildlife, looking for alligators, wading birds, jumping fish and much more. $70/hour/person
Gator Spotting: From May through August,explore the wild side of Lake Clara at night! Get up close and personal with everyone's favorite animal, the alligator. Also see fish, frogs and numerous birds and bats, all from the unique perspective of a canoe. $75/hour/person
Enjoy a full-service spa with a variety of specialized treatments and wellness programs. Soothing massages provided by professional, licensed therapists benefit the mind, body and soul by reducing stress, easing sore muscles, lowering blood pressure, boosting immune system and creating an overall sense of well-being. Professional, licensed cosmetologists, estheticians and nail technicians are available to provide a full menu of spa services. Call for services and rate.
The Fitness Center host a wide range of cardio and resistance training equipment, open training areas and locker rooms with saunas. Personal trainers are available to meet fitness needs with everything from rehabbing an injury to sport specific golf fitness training. Personal Training $85/hour/person.