Kids’ Activities on Hilton Head Island

Are you planning a family getaway to Hilton Head Island and wondering how to keep your kids entertained? Don’t worry, Hilton Head Island offers a plethora of kid-friendly activities guaranteed to keep the little ones smiling from ear to ear. From outdoor adventures to interactive experiences, here are six exciting activities that your kids will love!

1. Beach Day Fun

With miles of pristine sandy beaches, a day at the beach is a must-do activity on Hilton Head Island. Let your kids splash in the gentle waves, build sandcastles, collect seashells, or simply soak up the sun. Bring along beach toys, boogie boards, and a picnic for a full day of seaside fun the whole family can enjoy. This activity is free, and there are plenty of spots with lifeguards for added safety.

2. Harbour Town Adventures

Take a trip to Harbour Town, located in the Sea Pines community, for a day filled with excitement. Climb to the top of the iconic Harbour Town Lighthouse for panoramic views of the island, then stroll along the marina to watch the boats come and go. Kids will love exploring the playground, feeding the friendly ducks, and indulging in delicious ice cream treats from the local shops. Take note that Sea Pines is a gated community, but the entrance fee is only $9 per car.

3. Pirate Adventures

Ahoy, matey! Embark on a thrilling pirate adventure with your little swashbucklers aboard a pirate ship cruise. These interactive cruises, like the ones offered by Pirates of Hilton Head, offer an immersive experience complete with pirate costumes, treasure hunts, and storytelling. Your kids will love the chance to unleash their inner pirates as they search for hidden treasure along the shores of Hilton Head Island.

4. Nature Discovery

Hilton Head Island is teeming with natural beauty and wildlife waiting to be discovered. Take your kids on a nature walk through one of the island’s many nature preserves or embark on a guided eco-tour to explore the marshes and creeks on Shelter Cove. Keep an eye out for dolphins, herons, and other fascinating creatures that call the island home.

5. Miniature Golf

For a dose of friendly competition, head to one of Hilton Head Island’s mini-golf courses for a round of family fun. With creatively designed courses featuring waterfalls, caves, and obstacles, mini-golf is sure to delight kids of all ages. Let your little golfers putt their way through challenging holes while enjoying the scenic surroundings. 

6. Outdoor Adventures

From kayaking and paddleboarding to biking and zip-lining, Hilton Head Island offers a wide range of outdoor adventures for kids to enjoy. Rent kayaks and explore the island’s waterways or rent bikes and cruise along scenic trails. The whole family can also soar through the treetops on a thrilling zip-line tour at Adventure Hilton Head. These outdoor activities provide endless opportunities for adventure and exploration.

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With these exciting activities, your kids are sure to have an unforgettable time on Hilton Head Island. If you’re looking for cozy and convenient accommodations that can house the whole family, Beachside Hilton Head has the properties that fit your needs. Browse our listings and contact us to reserve a date!