Welcome to the Moon River District

Explore the southside coastal communities of Savannah.

Photo Credit: The Landings Club
Photo Credit: The Landings Club


  • Great for Families
  • Island Lifestyle
  • 1 Golf Community
  • 1 Small Beach
  • Nearby State Park
  • 3 Marinas
  • Community Docks


Be inspired by the full moon’s reflection over Moon River made famous by legendary Savannah local, Johnny Mercer. Hear Audrey Hepburn’s angelic voice singing about these charming coastal waterways as you fall in love with the Moon River District, which embraces the beautiful residential islands of Isle of Hope, Dutch Island, Burnside Island, and Skidaway Island. The Landings, South Harbor, Moon River Landing, and Modena rest within the territory of Skidaway Island. 

The neighborhoods of the Moon River District are truly coastal communities. Stand beneath legendary live oaks, gaze upon acres and acres of marshlands and winding riverways, and meander through magnificent maritime forests. We feel the true spirit of the south living on these residential islands along the rivers and within communities that are tight-knit and hold the local traditions and culture of the Coastal Empire. The Moon River District is the perfect place to experience life like a long-time Savannahian.

Neighborhoods In the Moon River District

• Burnside Island
• Montgomery
• Pin Point
• Skidaway Island
• Sandfly
• Isle of Hope
• Dutch Island
  • 14,000
    The acres of live-bottom Gray’s Reef off Georgia’s coast.

    On January 16, 1981, President Jimmy Carter declared Gray’s Reef as a National Marine Sanctuary under protection.

  • 1961
    Johnny Mercer’s lyrics about Moon River win Grammys.

    Johnny Mercer found inspiration from these coastal waterways. Famously sung by Audrey Hepburn, the song was brought to life by Henry Mancini & Orchestra.

  • 281
    The years Bethesda Academy has served as an orphanage.

    Located along Ferguson Avenue, the farm and agricultural education opportunities teach the boys how to grow their own food and live a rural lifestyle.

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