Discover creative holiday gift ideas for the golfer in your life. By Doug Weaver, Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort The holiday season is the ideal time to remember your favorite golfer. Here are a few thoughts about the gift of golf, as well as great golf gifts. The Front 9: Golf teaches priceless lessons each and… Read More…
Family Fun in Hilton Head, SC
Do you have what it takes to escape? Your team is locked in one of our themed rooms, where you will follow evidence, search for clues, work puzzles, solve problems, open locks and work together to escape before your time expires. Book in advance for an experience that is fun for the whole family.
From Shelter Cove Harbour, directly across from Palmetto Dunes Resort, Captain Mark presents Dolphin Watch Nature Cruises on board the excursion vessel E/V Holiday. Convenient mid-island location just 10 minutes from anywhere. No gate fee, stay all day. Call for schedule and reservations.
Sea Monkeys is the place to be when you want to have some Wave-runner fun! We offer 3 different riding areas to best accommodate you for weather, tides, and personal needs with each trip an hour and 15 minutes long. We are nicely tucked away in Skull Creek and merely a few minutes away from Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge. This makes our little niche of paradise hard to beat anywhere else on the Island. Dolphin sightings are almost daily and the richness of our Low Country nature and wildlife is unbelievable! Get ready for a great time and even a little workout, but you won’t regret it when you’re done! 843-842-4754.
Captain Sonny has provided dolphin & nature tours since 1985. Our USCG captains are knowledgeable about the area and the wildlife you will see along the trip. We create a family friendly atmosphere for everyone from 0-101! See our website for scheduling. Prices, 12 & up-$18, 2-11-$9, under 2 are free.
Named the #1 Family Resort in the United States by Travel + Leisure Family, Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort offers the ultimate family-fun experience! Ride the waves and build sand castles on miles of SC beaches, play golf on three championship courses, volley up a great time at one of our 25 tennis courts, kayak, canoe, bike, attend surf camp, board a fishing charter and much more. Call 888-322-9091 or book online at www.PalmettoDunes.com.
Get behind a boat with Outside Hilton Head! 3, 4 and 5 hour custom private trips that are guaranteed to be a total blast! Your USCG licensed Captain will lead your group to our favorite calm water ski grounds. Once there you can choose to Water Ski, Wakeboard, Kneeboard or Tube. All equipment is on board! No experience is necessary, our certified Captains provide instruction for all skill levels. Reserve today, these popular trips fill up fast!
Cruise the Lowcountry in style! Come explore Hilton Head and the surrounding areas in a Polaris Slingshot. These exotic cars are open, unencumbered by windows, doors, or a roof. Experience the freedom of the open road while taking in all the beautiful scenery the Lowcountry has to offer! The Slingshot is a unique roadster that connects driver and passenger to the sights, sounds, and smells of the scenic Lowcountry area. From first ignition, the only thing you’ll want is more. Every push of the pedal strips away the elements that restrict you from enjoyment, excitement, and freedom. The only thing you’ll need to worry about is how far the road will take you.
The Training Facility at the local chapter of The First Tee is affordable and accessible to everyone every day. The site includes a 320-yard driving range, two USGA practice greens, a 6-hole par three course and a 9-hole disc golf course. Visit us at 151 Gumtree Road or call 843-686-2680 for more information.
The Sandbox is a non-profit, hands-on interactive museum filled with unique entertaining, and educational play areas including a ship, international airport with a plane, Loggerhead Sandcastle, construction zone, bank, kitchen, arts and crafts and more.
From the helicopter you get a unique perspective and a whole new feel for the Lowcountry. You’ll see miles of beaches and meandering creeks teeming with wildlife. Fly over the beautiful Harbour Town Marina and even the Lighthouse! Take in a multitude of islands and even see a Civil War Fort. This is great fun for all ages from infants to seniors. Celebrate an anniversary, engagement, or even a birthday. This attraction will ensure memories for a lifetime and allow you to check one off the bucket list! Helicopter flights are very smooth and pilots encourage you to bring a camera to capture such a memorable experience.
Guided trail rides through the scenic Sea Pines Forest Preserve for adults and kids 8 & older. Pony rides for children 7 & under. Visit goats, pigs, miniature donkeys, bunnies, and Callie the deer at our FREE small animal farm! 7 days a week. International Riding Academy and Wish Upon a Horse Therapeutic Riding Center.
The Coastal Discovery Museum offers programs, activities, and exhibits year-round to make learning about Hilton Head and other sea islands an enjoyable experience for island visitors and residents alike.
Dolphins guaranteed! Come aboard the Gypsy for a relaxing, narrated tour on Calibogue Sound. We guarantee that dolphins will be seen on this trip. Learn more about these friendly creatures and the behavior patterns that are unique to the dolphins of this area. You’ll be able to sit in comfort and enjoy a cold drink or snack in the sun or shade as we show you the sights.
We specialize in family portraits with Hilton Head Island’s beautiful beaches as our backdrop. Whether a family of four or a group of 44, our 15 years of experience provide a seamless and fun beach photography session and portraits to cherish for years to come. We offer Hi-Res Images from your session that are fully retouched for all your printing needs.
52 Gateway Circle | Hilton Head Island | 843-505-7182
232 South Sea Pines Drive | Hilton Head Island | 843-363-2900
The Old Casino Building (red brick) | St. Simons Island, GA | 800-933-2627
190 Greenwood Drive | Hilton Head Island | 843-671-2586
Dock C, Shelter Cove Harbour | Hilton Head Island | 843-785-4558
Hilton Head Island | 843-683-6883
Hilton Head Island Family Fun
Hilton Head Island is the perfect place for things to do and have family fun! Spend the day at the beach or explore the island on a nature tour. Visit a museum or an animal farm with a petting zoo and pony rides. Enjoy the laughter at kid’s activities. Dolphin watch or go fishing, kayaking, biking, sailing, or simply lounge around a pool for relaxing quality time. Discover the ultimate family vacation on Hilton Head Island!
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First Sunday in Advent Dec. 2, 8:30 & 11 a.m. The Sanctuary Choir presents a Christmas Cantata by Saint-Saens: “Oratorio de Noël.” First Presbyterian Church, 540 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. (843) 681-3696 or fpchhi.org “An Evening in December” Dec. 2, 4 p.m., 5:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. Annual Christmas Concert and Dessert. Hilton Head Island Community Church,… Read More…
There are plenty of ways to get in the spirit of the holiday season here on Hilton Head Island! Whether it’s Santa or Christmas lights you want to see, you’ll find them and more this year in the Lowcountry, where Christmas parties, parades and lights take over and Santa strolls the oak lined streets spreading holiday… Read More…
Learn how to improve your results on the golf course. By Doug Weaver, Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort On page 116 of Tiger Woods’ book, Tiger Woods: How I Play Golf, this legendary player says, “From a scientific standpoint, golf is a game of opposites. I think that is what makes it such a hard game… Read More…
There are big changes happening at the Palmetto Dunes Pickleball Center. Currently, the Pickleball Center at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort boasts eight dedicated pickleball courts and is the only place on Hilton Head Island where resort guests, Island residents and visitors alike can find pro-supervised daily round robin play for all skill levels. The center… Read More…