About Outside

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About Outside Hilton Head

Back in 1979, we were a windsurfing school operating off of the beach in Sea Pines. Since then, Outside has grown to become the Lowcountry’s leading outdoor outfitter. In addition to providing a multitude of excellent programs 365 days a year, Outside has two retail locations and offers group adventures, destination management, and team building programs in Hilton Head.
The staff at Outside is made up of experienced, knowledgeable, and personable retail associates, reservationists, interpretive naturalist guides, and USCG licensed Captains. We are committed to offering exceptional programs along with unparalleled customer service. Fueled by ongoing education and training of our staff, we take great pride in the quality of our programs and products.
Outside has over 35 years of experience in creating and customizing life-changing adventures.  Our programs include guided kayak tours, kayak fishing, boat based dolphin tours, charter fishing, tours of historic Bluffton and Daufuskie, kids and teens camps, stand-up paddleboarding programs, boat rentals, surf lessons, and much more.

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Heritage

The Outside Hilton Head story started on a crisp spring evening in Burlington, Vermont. There, Outside’s founder and CEO, Mike Overton, concocted a plan with a friend to start a windsurfing school on Hilton Head that summer. He loaded up a truck with windsurfing equipment, headed South and established Sailing Shoes Windsurfing.

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Page Island

The Page Islands are a chain of Islands in the remote ‘outback’ behind Daufuskie Island. With its beautiful untouched scenery, Page Island offers visitors a chance to disconnect from the outside world and immerse themselves in the Lowcountry.
The Islands act as an adventure outpost and a hub for outdoor activities. Outside recreation programs including The Outback, Adventure Island and Ultimate Lowcountry Days include stops on Page Island.
Page Island is also outfitted with challenge courses designed for Outside Teambuilding Programs. This unique location facilitates the building of teams and leaders by offering a step away from the everyday.
The islands also make a truly memorable special event venue. Outside provides transportation for your guests to the island along with catering, music, and staffing.

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Giving Back

Since it’s inception, Outside has been dedicated to giving back to our local community. In 2013, our efforts led to the establishment of The Outside Foundation.
The Outside Foundation is charged with getting kids outside and protecting and preserving our local environment. The guiding principals of the Foundation are to provide outdoor experiences that will have a positive impact on people by creating awareness, expanding knowledge and developing a responsible understanding of nature and the environment. The Foundation is made up of people who share a passion for the outdoors and are committed to sharing this passion with others through water-based activities, environmental education programs and sustainable practices.

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