Things to do on Seabrook Island

Seabrook Island is a gorgeous oceanside community with an adventurous heart and an abundance of activities for every age. What are the best things to do on Seabrook Island? Our guests love the two championship golf courses, tennis center, deep-water marina, equestrian center, fitness center, award-winning dining, shopping, and more! There is even a seasonal children's camp with certified counselors for little ones.

The activities below are some of our favorite things to do on Seabrook Island. For a thorough listing of what’s available, download our complimentary Vacation Guide. When you receive your copy, you will get access to the best attractions, events, outdoor activities, and cultural opportunities in the area. Curated by our team of dedicated local professionals, the Vacation Guide gives you instant insider status. Download your guide now, and start planning an amazing Seabrook Island getaway!

Enjoy Some of the Most Popular Seabrook Island Things to Do

Play Like a Pro

Seabrook Island offers 36 holes of golf on two unique courses. Ocean Winds is a 6,765-yard, par-72 course. It features Atlantic Ocean views and refreshing, challenging ocean breezes. Crooked Oaks Golf Course is a 6,780-yard, par-72 course that meanders along marshes, maritime forests, and centuries-old live oak trees. The Seabrook Island Club’s full-service golf pro shop is staffed with PGA professionals who are happy to assist you with private and group instruction, club rentals, and merchandise. Call 843-768-2529 for tee times and additional information.

Not only is Seabrook Island a golfer’s paradise; tennis is also on the list of active things to do on Seabrook Island. The area is home to a full-service tennis center that boasts 15 Har-Tru clay tennis courts, private and group clinics led by certified tennis professionals, and a pro shop stocked with the latest equipment and apparel. Call 843-768-7543 for court reservations at the Racquet Club.

Horseback Riding on the Beach

The Seabrook Island Equestrian Center is one of the only places on the East Coast where you can enjoy horseback riding on the beach. (Even better, Seabrook Island beaches are known for being stunning.) You can also ride on 3 miles of nature trails through some of the world’s most beautiful landscapes. In addition, the Equestrian Center offers 42 stalls, short and long-term boarding, and Western and English instruction for all ages and skill levels. Trail and beach rides on Seabrook Island may be scheduled by calling 843-768-7541.

Biking for the Whole Family

Among the large selection of things to do on Seabrook Island, biking is one that provides fun for the whole group. Whether you prefer to cruise along the beach, explore the roads, or take a quick trip to Bohicket Marina or Freshfields Village, you will enjoy riding in the ocean air. There are plenty of avenues to secure a quality rental. Surfscooter has a large selection and a well-established history in the Lowcountry. Other area bike rental companies include Alligator Bikes and Island Bike & Surf Shop.

Explore the Lowcountry Waters

The tidal creeks, salt marshes, rivers, and the Atlantic Ocean are magnetic in their beauty. During your visit to Seabrook Island, do not waste time resisting them; enjoy the water as much as you can! Whether you choose to navigate by kayak, boat, or paddleboard, you will find there is always a new adventure ahead. Below are just a few of the local vendors offering equipment rentals and private or group tours.

Bohicket Creek Boat Rentals - Choose from their selection of well-maintained 19’ Sea Pro Bay Boats. They are perfect for a fun-filled day of fishing, dolphin watching, and sightseeing. Conveniently located in Bohicket Marina.  

Sweetwater Sailing Charters - Offers the largest, most advanced, and luxurious yacht at Bohicket Marina. The vessel "Dorothy" allows for sailing for all ages and levels of experience. They offer 3-hour morning, midday, and sunset cruises. This allows plenty of time to enjoy the gorgeous landscape from a different vantage point while capturing the allure of the dolphins and plentiful wildlife as well.

Holy City Sailing - Located in Bohicket Marina, Holy City Sailing provides luxury charters for guests of Kiawah and Seabrook Island.

Sonny Boy Charters - Also located in Bohicket Marina, Sonny Boy offers great fishing trips, quiet sunset cruises, dolphin watching, and eco-tours of the beautiful Lowcountry.

WaterDog Paddle Co. - Ryan and his staff provide morning and sunset paddleboard tours of Bohicket Creek, including all the equipment and training needed. Everyone from novices to experts will enjoy this unique experience paddling "up da creek."

St. Johns Kayaks - St. Johns offers kayak tours, excursions, and offshore and inshore guided fishing trips on the waterways of Kiawah, Seabrook, Johns, and Wadmalaw Islands. Local guides will supply all the knowledge you need to have a great day on the water.

Shop and Dine in Style

Shopping also makes the list as one of the best things to do on Seabrook Island. Freshfields Village is a community of boutiques, retail shops, and more at the crossroads of Kiawah, Seabrook and Johns Islands. Just a short bike or car ride away, Freshfields Village has it all. In just minutes, you can do everything from getting a haircut and filling a prescription to grabbing a great bottle of wine or an afternoon snack. Bohicket Marina Village is another great location that features casual dining, grooming and pet sitting services, local boutiques, and amazing sunset views.

There are a number of excellent restaurants on Seabrook Island as well. Try the Pelican’s Nest or Bohicket Lounge for a relaxed meal. The Palmetto Room provides a fine dining experience perfect for special occasions. You can even have a nightcap at the Locker Room Lounge, which offers a full bar and light fare. No matter where you eat on Seabrook Island, the work of world-class chefs is sure to please your palette.

Stay on Seabrook Island to Be Close to the Top Activities

If you are ready to try the many things to do on Seabrook Island, plan the ultimate trip to experience it all. Seabrook is an idyllic barrier island with preserved natural landscapes and high-end resort amenities. Plus, it is a short drive from historic downtown, so you can take advantage of all of the things to do in Charleston, SC, as well. Find your Seabrook Island vacation home to start planning your trip today!