10 Must-Do Activities on Hilton Head Island www.Westinhhi.com

On the Water

Stand Up Paddleboarding

Are you ready to get into the fastest growing sport in the world? Outside Hilton Head offers Stand Up Paddleboard Intro Clinic is designed for those new to the sport or looking to brush up their skills. Offered every day, this ninety minute includes games and drills to get you comfortable on your board and paddling like a pro! For families with children 12 and under, they have our specially designed Family Intro to Stand Up Paddleboarding. For more advanced instruction, we offer private clinics and one-on-one sessions on topics including strokes and maneuvers, race technique, SUP surfing, SUPfit and much more.

Dolphin Eco-Tours

This is Outside Hilton Head's most popular boat trip! Hilton Head and surrounding areas boast a large and active population of Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin, with great viewing opportunities year-round! Join Outside Hilton Head for a 90 minute cruise in one of their stable and comfortable power boats.

Outback Kayaking

Bring the family kayaking through the tidal creeks and salt marshes that surround Hilton Head Island and the May River in Bluffton. As with all of our guided programs, our 2 hour Guided Kayak Tours are led by knowledgeable, personable interpretive naturalist guides, who are also kayaking experts. They will use their deep local insight to read the tides and lead your group on the best possible route, looking for wildlife and making stops to talk about the areas rich history and culture. Conducted at a leisurely pace, this “nature hike” on water is Hilton Head Kayaking at it’s very best.

Off Shore Fishing

Hilton Head is a fishermans paradise, with a buoyant year-round fishery of enjoyable catches. Outside Hilton Head offers inshore, nearshore and offshore Fishing Charters on our comfortable 24 foot power boats. In addition, we offer exclusive small group Kayak Fishing programs on which participants use Hobie Mirage Drive pedal kayaks. All programs use light spinning tackle, fly equipment available upon request.

Daufuskie Island

Tucked between Hilton Head Island and Savannah, and accessible only by boat, Daufuskie Island is a real gem. This trip provides a glimpse into a fascinating chapter of Lowcountry history on the undeveloped side of the island. Visit several one-of-a-kind places, including the First African Baptist Church, the Praise House, Mary Fields School (memorialized in Pat Conroy’s ‘The Water is Wide’) and the site of the Bloody Point Lighthouse. Tour studios and meet local artisans at Silver Dew Pottery and The Iron Fish, home to Martha Stewart American Made winner Chase Allen. Learn the rich history of the Native Americans, European settlers, the cotton trade, the Gullah people and the locals who have chosen to make this remote island their home. Tour includes boat cruise from Hilton Head Island, USCG licensed Captain and interpretive naturalist/historian guide, golf cart, light snack and refreshment.

On Land


One of the most popular outside activities in Hilton Head Island is bicycle riding. Enjoy miles of paved bike paths all over the Island , PLUS 12 miles of hard-packed Carolina beach that is perfect for riding at low tide. Be sure to ask about bike locks, baskets, child carriers you may need during your bike adventure!

The Heavenly Spa

"Taking time out of each day to relax and renew is essential to living well." - Judith Lasater

Take time out for yourself during your stay at The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa and visit our Heavenly Spa by Westin. A truly heavenly oasis, our spa in Hilton Head rests amidst palmetto-lined boardwalks, lush gardens, serene fountains, and enchanting lagoons. The holistic environment evokes a sense of renewal with elements that recall the dunes of Hilton Head Island and the plantations of the South Carolina low country.

Zip Line & Aerial Ropes Course

ZipLine Hilton Head, a highlight of Broad Creek Marina Adventures, is a thrill for the entire family. Fly with them for an exhilarating 2 hour eco-adventure and tour that will have you soaring through the trees surrounded by stunning views of the water, boats and marshes.

Or go on an aerial adventure, a playground in the sky with 50 in-the-tree challenge activities on 6 different ability courses that range from easy to hard. A 5-year-old will love the green courses, and a Marine will enjoy the black ones.

Shelter Cove Community Park

Overlooking beautiful Broad Creek, Shelter Cove Towne Centre is a unique lifestyle village featuring 290,000 square feet of retail, restaurant and entertainment space surrounded by natural amenities and luxury residences. Weekly events are put on at the park for the whole family to enjoy! The Westin HHI provide a complimentary shuttle to this centre.

Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

Located in the heart of Hilton Head Island, the award winning regional Arts Center of Coastal Carolina is a remarkable showcase for professional performing and visual arts, as well as cultural festivals and educational outreach. This is proof that life on our legendary white sand shores is so much more than a day at the beach. The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina is a focus for all that's entertaining, moving and wonderful in the arts.

Join us at The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa

These are just a few of the activities that Hilton Head Island has to offer but the adventure starts here at The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa!

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