“The most fun under the SUN!” Rise above Calibogue Sound and get an eagle’s eye view over Hilton Head and see over 20 miles in all directions or enjoy the Island’s most thrilling experience on the water as you blast off on one of our USCG-certified Yamaha wave runners, just outside the no-wake zone.
Family Fun on Hilton Head Island, SC
Hilton Head Island is the perfect spot to bring your family for things to do because the infinite ways to keep them entertained are equally fun for adults. Play at the beach, explore the museums or an animal farm with a petting zoon and pony rides. From dolphin watching to waverunners, charter fishing and kayaking or simply enjoying the pool – there is no shortage of family fun on Hilton Head Island.
Featured Family Fun on Hilton Head Island
Enjoy the parasailing experience that is “Out of This World!” Soar 500’ and get wet or stay dry. For an action-packed outing on the water, grab some friends and hop on the Banana Boat for a cool ride around Palmetto Bay waterways. See dolphins, other wildlife and beautiful scenery while enjoying the scent of fresh sea air.
Captain Sonny has been boating here since 1985. After selling his crabbing boat business he purchased the SS Pelican in 1992 to begin a new venture providing dolphin and nature tours. With his knowledge of the Island, and the family oriented atmosphere that he provides, it wasn’t long that he had to purchase a larger boat. In 1996 he purchased the Island Queen. Today Captain Sonny and Captain Jerry and first mates Jesse, Terry or Monica, provide a fun filled experience for all.
Family fun FORE Everyone! Come enjoy the two 18 hole miniature golf courses surrounded by lagoons, lush Caribbean gardens echoing the sound of steel drum music, cool waters and rocky hills. Test your skills in the Island’s Largest Video Arcade as we offer games from the classics to the most interactive on the market. Collect tickets and redeem them for quality prizes. With over 50 games to choose from, Adventure Cove is “All Fun and Games.”
“Guided trail rides through the scenic Sea Pines Forest Preserve for adults and kids 8 & older. Pony rides for children 7 & under. Visit the goats, pigs, miniature donkeys, bunnies, and Callie the deer at our FREE small animal farm! Open 7 days a week. Home of the International Riding Academy and the Wish Upon a Horse Therapeutic Riding Center.”
The “Environmentally Friendly Way” to enjoy nature under sail. Whether it’s daytime cruising, dolphin watching, sailing lessons, taking in a fabulous sunset or enjoying fireworks, and are FUN for all ages. Both boats are extremely safe and stable. Smooth sailing. Catamarans do not heel like other sailboats. Great for children.
Northridge Cinema 10 is located at 435 William Hilton Parkway. Come enjoy your favorite movie and enjoy viewing it in LUXURY. Northridge Cinema is proud to announce the addition of NEW HIGH BACK LEATHER RECLINING CHAIRS in all 10 theatres. All chairs have lit cupholder’s with a push button on the inside of the chair to adjust to your ideal reclined height. 9 Weeks of FREE KID’S SUMMER MOVIES. Every Tuesday & Thursday at 10 a.m. starting June 10th admission is FREE for everyone.
A 70 Foot party fishing boat offering 5 1/2 hour offshore wreck fishing trips and night shark fishing trips. Price includes everything you need to catch fish. Full galley on board. Fun for the entire family!
We’ll be happy to take care of all of your vacation needs. Vacation Comfort Bike Rentals is a fully-insured, family owned and operated rental company providing clean, top-quality equipment and accessories for the entire family. Vacation Comfort Bike Rentals will supply you with all of the accessories you will need to make your vacation on Hilton Head Island complete.
Cheers is owner-operated, and the crew and staff are trained and experienced; their highest priority is your satisfaction! Join us for a morning or afternoon cruise, or celebrate the end of a beautiful day by toasting the sunset aboard the beautiful 45’ Morgan sloop Cheers.
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.
Hilton Head Heli Tours is the areas premier helicopter tour company. With over 20 years of experience, seasoned pilots and a flawless safety record you are sure to leave with wonderful memories! Be sure to bring the family and the camera. Tours are available to all ages making this a fun family adventure. We have tour packages available for any budget, all offering breathtaking coastal views. We like to say, “You haven’t truly seen Hilton Head Island until you have seen it from a helicopter!”
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
The “Spirit” is Hilton Head Island’s newest, finest, and only heated and air-conditioned luxury passenger yacht. The grand dining cabin on the main deck features twenty square foot panoramic windows offering every table an ever changing view of the Carolina Lowcountry and the sunset. Outdoor dining is available if you choose to dine al fresco on our shaded topside deck where you can take in the evening air. The Spirit of Harbour Town offers dinner cruises and also day trips to Savannah, Georgia.
Splash into some fun and adventure on our new wave runners, motorboats, kayaks, 12′ personal fun boats and pontoon boats (19′ Triumph seats 8). Drinks, ice and frozen bait available. Free parking and no gate fees. Located at Palmetto Bay Marina, at the foot of the Cross Island Parkway.
Pedals Bicycles has been Hilton Head Island’s premier bike rental service for over 8 years now. We rent beach cruisers for adults and children in many different sizes, child seats and kiddie karts, ally cats, jogging strollers, mountain and hybrid bikes, adult tricycles, and more to make your vacation complete.
From Shelter Cove Harbour, Adventure Cruises presents Dolphin Watch Nature Cruises on board the excursion vessel “Holiday” and Let’s Go Crabbing on board the crabbing boat “Crabber J II”. Both Boats berthed at, Dock C, Shelter Cove Harbour, directly across from Palmetto Dunes Resort.
Dolphins and Nature Up Close. Our company has been professionally exploring the local waters for over 35 years, providing the area with, personalized water related activities. For the past 15 years focusing specifically on Dolphin and Nature Eco-tours, specializing in groups of up to twelve passengers per vessel. With four boats we can arrange trips for up to 36 persons. We use upscale inflatable expedition craft, comfortable, shaded deck boats, and two custom built 27ft. USCG inspected vessels, certified for up to twelve.
Water Sports for Everyone!
Island Water Sports is the best place on the Island to enjoy a fun-filled day on the water. In fact, you could spend an entire week on the water with all of these fun, water-related options – parasailing, wave runners, banana boat rides, kayaking, paddle boarding, sailing on the catamaran “Carolina Moon,” and more!
Now This Is Sailing! Only at South Beach Village can you sail aboard Hilton Head Island’s NEWEST and FASTEST Catamaran, the Carolina Moon designed by the famous naval architect Kurt Hughes. All trips take place under FULL sail. We only use our motor to get in and out of South Beach. Come join us for a dolphin sail, sunset sail or wine and cheese sail!
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.
Come and join our crew on the Vagabond, the most exciting dolphin sightseeing boat on Hilton Head Island. We love to teach every passenger on our boat a little more about the Lowcountry that they might not have known. Dolphin cruises are 90 minutes, fully narrated and passengers are guaranteed to see dolphins on every trip! The Vagabond also offers day trips to historic Daufuskie Island. This four-hour excursion features a fully-narrated cruise to the island by our naturalist Captain. Along the way you will see and hear about the historic Haig Point Lighthouse, the ruins of antebellum slave quarters, Strahn Mansion, and many other sights. Once you arrive on Daufuskie Island, you can choose from either the narrated Old Daufuskie Tour, or you can rent a Fuskie Golf Cart and explore on your own.
Comedy Magic Cabaret presents headliner Kerry Pollock on a regular basis with special guest performers approximately one week/month. All headliners are nationally touring comedy-magicians and stand-up comics. The showroom is also home to the smash-hit comedy show BONK as seen in Las Vegas and around the World. Doors open at 8:30 PM for the 9:00 PM Show. Plantation Center, 807 William Hilton Pkwy., near entrance to Palmetto Dunes.
Call 843-681-7757 for reservations or visit www.ComedyMagicCabaret.com to purchase tickets in advance and for more information.
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!