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12 Best Things To Do In Seabrook Island, South Carolina - Updated 2020

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Immerse yourself in a natural and historic beauty of Seabrook Island, South Carolina. This community that faces the ocean has attracted a huge number of visitors who seek peace and quiet. It is just a few miles away from Charleston, a city full of romantic and hospitable people. It has witnessed the colonial era and has been the setting of most tales about pirates. With its magnificent beaches teeming with visitors lured by its beauty, tourism has become the leading industry of the island. Watersports, tennis, golf, and horseback riding have made visitors yearn to return to this lovely and historic island. Read on to learn about the best things to do in the area!

1. Go on a fishing adventure at Bohicket Marina and Market

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A visit to Seabrook Island will never be complete without going on a fishing adventure. Located between Seabrook Island and Kiawah, the Bohicket Marina and Market is home to boat rentals and charters. You can spend a day or two in a South Carolina Skiff where you can meet sea lovers just like you. Catch the biggest fish or baskets of shrimps and crabs that are abundant in the area. A summer night spent sailing can be one of the most romantic gestures you can give to your beloved. Your children will treasure the adventures that only a fishing trip offers. You can buy mementos and artifacts in the market, and dine in excellent restaurants.

Bohicket Marina and Market

Address: 1880 Andell Bluff Blvd, Johns Island, SC 29455, USA

Website: Bohicket Marina and Market

2. Ride horses or take riding lessons at Seabrook Island Equestrian Center

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Seabrook Island Equestrian Center takes pride in its horses and lovely riding trails. There are ponies that children up to 8 years old can ride with employees of the center to guide and help them. This can be a thrilling experience for your children and will certainly make their vacation memorable. Riding lessons are available for beginners while advanced level riders can take their horses along a trail that can lead to the beach. Horse owners who take along their horses can leave them at the center when they are not riding. Seabrook Island Equestrian Center is the best place for horse lovers to visit and have fun.

Seabrook Island Equestrian Center

Address: 2313 Seabrook Island Road, Johns Island, SC 29455

Website: Seabrook Island Equestrian Center

3. Rent the latest models of bikes from SI Bikes

Biking is one of the most popular activities in Seabrook Island.
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If you want to enjoy the lovely roads and trails in Seabrook Island, traveling by bike will be the best option. SI Bikes offers the best bikes to rent. There are bikes for adults and for children who can use their bikes independently. You can request for baby seats and Tug-A-Bug if you travel with a child that cannot handle a bike independently. You can pick up your bike or it can be delivered to where you are staying. Biking will allow you to stop and savor the beauty of some of the most magnificent sights that you can pass by as you follow a trail.

SI Bikes

Address: 1881 C Andell Bluff Blvd., Seabrook Island, SC 29455, United States

Website: SI Bikes

4. Pirates of Charleston Boat Tours

Pirates of Charleston pirate ship sailing the high seas.
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One of the most exciting things to do in Seabrook Island is to join the Pirate of Charleston Boat Tours. This is fun for adults and a thousand times more fun for children who are allowed to paint their faces the way pirates did and dress up as pirates. They serve as the crew of the pirate ship as it sails the high seas into the North Edisto River. Each child is transformed into a pirate as they savor the thrill and unforgettable experience. The pirate ship can also be hired for the most memorable birthday party your child could ever have. The boat has an experienced boat captain and crew and the safety of everyone on board is always guaranteed.

Pirates of Charleston Boat Tours

Address: Bohicket Marina and Market, 1880 Andell Bluff Boulevard, John’s Island, SC 29455

Website: Pirates of Charleston Boat Tours

5. Learn paddle boarding at Water Dog Paddle Company

Stand up paddling at the island's waterways
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Paddle boarding has become a popular activity in Seabrook and its neighboring islands. Paddling on the salt marshes and waterways close to wildlife is an adventure that you should not miss. You can get the best equipment for this sport at the Water Dog Paddle Company. There are company employees to help visitors who are first-timers. With their assistance, you will know how to paddle in just a few hours. The quiet surroundings and the sounds of wildlife as you paddle through the waters bring you as close to nature as you can get.

Water Dog Paddle Company

Address: Bohicket Marina, 1880 Andell Bluff Blvd, Johns Island, SC 29455

Website: Water Dog Paddle Company

6. First Step Fishing Excursions

Small sport fishing boat
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Fishing enthusiasts will find First Step Fishing Excursions in Seabrook Island one of the most delightful adventures they had while visiting Seabrook Island. The company is owned by a boat captain and a native of South Carolina and he knows all the rich fishing grounds in the area. You can choose among reef fishing, near-sea fishing, and backwater fishing. There are boats for each fishing excursion and professional guides will keep you safe at all times while at sea. If you are not so keen on fishing, you can arrange to watch the dolphins or to see the alligators and other marine wildlife.

First Step Fishing Excursions

Address: 1880 Andell Bluff Blvd, 29455 Seabrook Island, South Carolina

Website: First Step Fishing Excursions

7. Camping at Camp St. Christopher in Seabrook Island

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Camp St. Christopher in Seabrook offers daily or weekly camping sessions that your kids will be thrilled to join. Camping activities include trips to the islands, pony rides, crab fishing, sports activities, and even theater workshops. Make this vacation a thing to be remembered by your child for a lifetime. Camp counselors are always around to make this camping a learning experience for your children as well.

Camp St. Christopher

Address: 2810 Seabrook Island Rd, 29455 Johns Island, South Carolina

Website: Camp St. Christopher

8. Play tennis at Seabrook Island Club Racquet

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Tennis enthusiasts who are visiting Seabrook Island will be able to indulge in their favorite sport anytime they want. The Seabrook Island Club Racquet takes pride in its 15 well-maintained clay courts where you can sit on benches under shaded canopies while taking a time out from your game. Refrigerated water is always available to quench your thirst as you sweat it out in the court. Tourists who are interested to play can easily find tennis apparel sold in the club. You can make friends as there is a lounge where players socialize after their games.

Seabrook Island Club Racquet

Address: 1701 Long Bend Drive, Seabrook Island, SC 29455, United States

Website: Seabrook Island Club Racquet

9. Swim at the pools at Seabrook Island Beach Club

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Seabrook Island Beach Club’s pools offer a relaxing atmosphere as you swim or sunbathe under Lowcountry sunshine. Everything is within reach and beverages and good food is just a few steps away. Enjoy the best view of Lowcountry sunsets for which the Carolinas have been known for. Families can dine in a restaurant that is just a few steps away from the Atlantic Ocean. Your children can join camping trips that will give them the adventure they seek.

Seabrook Island Beach Club

Address: 3772 Seabrook Island Rd. Seabrook Island, SC 29455

Facebook: Seabrook Island Beach Club

10. Play golf at Seabrook Island Club

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Seabrook Island Club is a paradise for visitors and locals who love golf, whether they are beginners or professionals. There are two golf courses to choose from - the Ocean Winds Golf Course and the Crooked Oaks Golf Course. Situated amidst undisturbed natural environment, these two golf courses with 36 holes each are havens for beginner and professional players. Championship games have been played on these golf courses and Seabrook Island Club has been a certified member of the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for golf courses. Seabrook Island Club is the first in the state of South Carolina to receive such recognition and the 75th in the USA.

Ocean Winds Golf Course

Address: 3772 Seabrook Island Rd, Johns Island, SC 29455, USA

Website: Ocean Winds Golf Course

Crooked Oaks Golf Course

Address: 3772 Seabrook Island Rd, Johns Island, SC 29455, USA

Website: Crooked Oaks Golf Course

11. Enjoy authentic Irish food selections and beer on tap

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For authentic Irish food selections and a range of beer on tap, try the McCann’s Irish Pub. The atmosphere is reportedly good and the waitstaff are attentive. Music, entertainment, Irish food, and a decent menu in a relaxing environment is what vacations are all about. While it comes along with typical Irish pub fare like corned beef and cabbage and shepherd’s pie, it’s a pleasant place to relax with family or friends. Usefully, the restaurant is situated between Seaview and Kiawah Island.

McCann's Irish Pub Seabrook

Address: 1001 Landfall Land, Seabrook Island, SC 29455-6303

Telephone: +1 843-737-0347

Website: McCann’s Irish Pub Seabrook

12. Private sailing charters leaving Bohicket Marina

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Take friends or your special loved one on a day or half-day sailing adventure with Holy City Sailing. You can combine fishing with sailing if you prefer. You’re almost guaranteed to come across some dolphins as you enjoy the sunshine, or sit under the shady awning. Take along the kids if you wish, as they’ll love it out on the water. Your crew know lots about the area, the animals and plants, and the ocean, so you will have an interesting time. The vessel manages to cope with shallow water so you may even see some bald eagles nesting.

Holy City Sailing

Address: 1880 Andell Bluff Blvd, Bohicket Marina, Johns Island, SC 29455-3317

Website: Holy City Sailing

Seabrook Island is where you can find everything you want

Whether you love sports, adventure, swimming, horseback riding, biking, and even just lazing around, Seabrook Island is the place to be. Treat the whole family to an adventurous, thrilling, and educational vacation that everyone will most likely remember all throughout their lives.

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Leonora Puno loves to see places where nature abounds. She has traveled to several parts of the Philippines that glorify the beauty of nature. She loves reading about the beautiful places in other...Read more

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