If you're exploring Hilton Head Island in South Carolina along with your children or pets, then excursion awaits!
This island is loaded packed with events and items to do. With over 12 miles of fabulous white sand beaches, lively towns and unbelievable wildlife-- you've almost got a lot of choices.
Here are several of the best things to accomplish in Hilton Head Island with children:
1. Take a Dolphin Boat Trip
Found on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, Hilton Head Island is home to a great deal of Atlantic bottlenose dolphins. These mammals are great fun and love swimming right up to boats! They enjoy interacting with Hilton Head Dolphin Tours.
Envision the look on your face when the kids are gazing in to the eyes of a beautiful smiling dolphin! Take your dog too!
2. Appreciate The Super Fun HarbourFest
Shelter Cove's HarbourFest is one of the best things to accomplish in Hilton Head Island with children.
From June to September each year, the island town comes alive to captivate families from near and far-- with live music, live entertainment, arts and crafts, face painting, food stalls and so much extra.
It's guaranteed to make your children have a great outing! Oh and ... the fireworks!
3. See Fireworks!
Throughout the summer, HarbourFest has fireworks every Tuesday night. These exciting nights of celebration are ideal for families with children of all ages.
Be alerted though, Hilton Head Island is infamous for becoming chaotic on firework nights, with parking and traffic a nightmare.
The best way to see Hilton Head Island's fireworks is always to take a Hilton Head firework boat journey.There, you are able to settle-back and relax with the finest seat inside your home!
You'll also see spectacular views of the harbor and wildlife. All ages like it, that's why it's one of the best things to accomplish in Hilton Head Island with children.
4. Check Out The Hard-to-find Vanishing Island
Vanishing Island is a popular sand bar out in the water hidden by the tide all day long, except for 1.5 hours.
On those elusive sands, you and the kids can collect sand dollars and other shells that aren't seen elsewhere in Hilton Head!
With magnificent views and wildlife, the only way to achieve the beach is on a Vanishing Island boat tour.
Why not bring your dog too? They'll like it!
5. Get Crabbing!
Crabbing is one of the most well-known things to accomplish in Hilton Head Island with children. The salt marshes are home to tonnes of crabs!
The kids will learn exactly about the ecosystems that support marine life while having a ridiculous time pulling up a crab from the water.
You will find lots of hotspots for crabbing, mostly present in the calm inland waters on a Hilton Head crabbing boat tour.
6. See Harbour Town Lighthouse
Located within the vacation community of Sea Pines, Harbour Town lighthouse is one of the most iconic landmarks on Hilton Head.
Developed in the early 1800s, this red and white striped structure is at the heart of Harbour Town. From here, you are able to grab a bite to eat, take a boat tour or consider the boats.
7. Take a Trip to Savannah
Our Historic Savannah Cruises provide you with the chance to take the children to the historic ports of Savannah and never having to book overnight accommodation there. Instead, we'll take you there and back in 1 day!
You'll watch dolphins and sea birds on route before disembarking at the old riverstreet of Savannah. There you are able to explore important historic locations, shops, see giant container ships and more.
8. Construct Sandcastles
The pristine, creamy white beaches of Hilton Head are perfect places for sunbathing and ... Sandcastles!
Why not have a sandcastle contest with the family? Whoever designs the most effective gets to choose the following thing to do in Hilton Head Island!
9. Enjoy Fresh Seafood with a Coastal View
Hilton Head Island is home to plenty of super tasty restaurants, all with excellent views of the ports, Low Country waters or the Atlantic Ocean. You are able to enjoy fresh seafood (mmmm) while relaxing in style.
10. Watch the Beautiful Sunset
Finally, don't underestimate the elegance of a Southern setting sun. As sunlight fades within the horizon in to the Atlantic, you'll see gleaming, vivid colors. Think gorgeous purples and radiant oranges.
Don't worry, the children won't get bored-- take a Sunset cruise boat tour and you'll see dolphins, sea birds, harbor lights, stingrays and so much more. Let's go!
Boat Tours in Hilton Head with Kids
If you're curious in a Hilton Head boat tour, then we encourage giving Hilton Head Dolphin Tours a call.
Hilton Head Dolphin Tours
108 Forest Cove
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
( 843) 321-8075