Top 10 Things To Do in Hilton Head Island with Kids

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If you're checking out Hilton Head Island in South Carolina with your kids or dogs, then excursion awaits!

This island is jam-packed packed with events and items to do. With over 12 miles of fabulous white sand beaches, radiant communities and astonishing wildlife-- you've almost got way too many choices.

Listed below are several of the best things to complete in Hilton Head Island with kids:

1. Take a Dolphin Boat Tour

Located 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 as much as boats! They enjoy interacting with Hilton Head Dolphin Tours.

Picture the design on see your face when the kids are staring in to the eyes of a beautiful smiling dolphin! Take your pet too!

2. Take Pleasure In The Super Fun HarbourFest

Shelter Cove's HarbourFest is one of the best things to complete in Hilton Head Island with kids.

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 ensured to create your kids have a great outing! Oh and ... the fireworks!

3. See Fireworks!

Throughout the summertime, HarbourFest has fireworks every Tuesday night. These exciting nights of celebration are great for families with kids of most ages.

Be cautioned though, Hilton Head Island is popular 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 tour.There, you are able to settle-back and unwind with the finest seat in the house!

You'll also see spectacular views of the harbor and wildlife. All ages love it, that's why it's one of the best things to complete in Hilton Head Island with kids.

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, aside from 1.5 hours.

On those mysterious sands, you and the kids can collect sand dollars and other shells that aren't seen elsewhere in Hilton Head!

With impressive views and wildlife, the only method to achieve the beach is on a Vanishing Island boat tour.

Why not bring your pet too? They'll love it!

5. Head Crabbing!

Crabbing is one of the very most prominent things to complete in Hilton Head Island with kids. The salt marshes are home to tonnes of crabs!

Your kids will learn exactly about the ecosystems that support marine life while having a crazy time pulling up a crab from the water.

You can find lots of hotspots for crabbing, mostly found in the calm inland waters on a Hilton Head crabbing boat tour.

6. View Harbour Town Lighthouse

Located within the vacation community of Sea Pines, Harbour Town lighthouse is one of the very most iconic landmarks on Hilton Head.

Constructed in the first 1800s, this red and white striped structure is in the centre of Harbour Town. From here, you are able to grab a bite to consume, take a boat tour or consider the boats.

7. Take a Tour to Savannah

Our Historic Savannah Cruises give you the possiblity to take the kids to the historic ports of Savannah without having to book holiday accomodations there. Instead, we'll take you there and back 1 day!

You'll experience 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. Build Sandcastles

The pristine, creamy white beaches of Hilton Head are perfect places for sunbathing and ... Sandcastles!

Why not have a sandcastle contest with the household? Whoever designs the most effective gets to select another action to take in Hilton Head Island!

9. Enjoy Fresh Seafood with a Coastal View

Hilton Head Island is home to plenty of super yummy restaurants, all with terrific views of the ports, Low Country waters or the Atlantic Ocean. You can enjoy fresh seafood (mmmm) while relaxing in style.

10. Watch the Beautiful Sunset

Finally, do not take too lightly the elegance of a Southern setting sun. As sunlight fades on the horizon in to the Atlantic, you'll see gleaming, vibrant colors. Think beautiful purples and beautiful oranges.

Don't worry, the kids 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 interested 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

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