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Island Activities

Although the Island's best entertainment and beaches are steps from the Resort, and although you may never want to leave (we don't blame you), there's still plenty of things to do on Hilton Head Island. Browse the island activities below to plan a golf outing, outdoor adventure, even a shopping spree, and discover all that Hilton Head Island has to offer.

Hit The Links

Aptly known as "The Golf Island,", Hilton Head Island is one of the best places to play golf on the East Coast. From the enviable coastal lookouts to the oak tree-lined fairways, Hilton Head is a golfer's paradise. All of the biggest names in course design reside here (Tom Fazio, Jack Nicklaus, Pete Dye, Arnold Palmer, Greg Norman. Willard Byrd and more).

Ride A Bike

Hilton Head Island offers over 60-miles of multi-use bike trails perfect for exploring the island. There are nearly 30 bicycle rental shops offering over 15,000 bicycles for rent! If you’re looking to ride with a group, local biking clubs coordinate weekly rides for bikers of all levels.

Live Music at Tiki Hut

Equal parts local hideaway and the place to be, Tiki Hut offers 365 days of live music a year, with two different acts per day. In a given week, these musical acts vary from reggae and funk to country and top 40 cover bands. Guests and beachcombers alike enjoy daily live music, beach front dining, drinks, and beach volleyball.

Off The Hook Fishing

Fishing enthusiasts will be in heaven as they fish the beautiful inshore and offshore waters of the Lowcountry with Captain Brian Vaughn. With 25 years of guiding experience, allow Vaughn to guide you along the waters of the Atlantic Ocean for redfish, speckled trout, sheeps head, flounders and even sharks this fall.

Explore Harbour Town

Home to the iconic candy cane-striped lighthouse, historic Harbour Town offers an array of local shops, delicious restaurants, extravagant yachts, gorgeous vacation rental properties, and championship golf courses, including Harbour Town Golf Links, Host of the PGA Tour’s RBC Heritage Open.

Recreational Watersports

Believe it or not, temperatures remain in the upper 70’s and lower 80’s year round - making Hilton Head Island the perfect place for watersports. Choose your adventure on kayak, stand up paddleboard, jet ski or parasail, and get out to explore the water. Marine adventures await you with H2O Sports.

Zip Line & Aerial Adventures

Soar high on eight ziplines to heights of 75 feet, swing on swaying bridges and an aerial staircase. Interconnected by platforms, the course builds in excitement, leading up to the 900-foot dual cable zipline finale. The Aerial Adventure features 50 in-the-tree challenge activities on six courses ranging from easy to difficult as you cross swinging bridges, skateboard ziplines, jump through hoops, and climb a series of obstacles.

Helicopter Tours

Take to the sky with Hilton Head Helicopter Tours and see the island from a whole new perspective. Guests may customize their helicopter experience based on their areas of interest. Our preferred outfitters also provide advanced flight instruction for those looking to take to the sky themselves.

Horseback Riding

Lawton Stables offers a variety of trail rides, pony rides, and visits to the animal farm for all abilities. This unique equestrian destination provides a safe and fun environment for all ages to enjoy the horses, farm animals, and the surrounding landscape.

Live Theater

The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina is a spectacular event venue that hosts live theatrical performances. Fall shows are set to include Pride & Prejudice, A White Christmas, and Mamma Mia. Arguably one of the best live theatrical venues on the entire East Coast, The Arts Center also participates in several charity events in the community making it a local favorite.

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