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Great Experiences Await Just Outside


Great Experiences Await Just Outside! Adrenaline-pumped moments of adventure and exploration are what awaits Outside Hilton Head. However, some of the most fun you can have is in the water, so read on to discover the goodness and fun of kayaks, paddleboards, and rental boats. To book a reservation for yourself and your group, call 800-686-6996. We’re located on 50 Shelter Cove Lane in the Plaza at Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island.

Kayaking – Good for the Soul

One of the best parts about kayaking is no experience is necessary. Find your balance in a kayak for one or two, and paddle. Outside Hilton Head is the number one outfitter of kayak tours, lessons, and rentals. Kayaking is good for the soul because you have nothing but the water and the beauties of nature around you. Book a tour to explore the salt marshes on a family-friendly, two-hour excursion. Or, make reservations to watch fireworks, paddle with dolphins, wade under the full moon—all from the comforts of a kayak. The wildlife abounds around Hilton Head Island, so you are sure to see dolphins, herons, eagles, thousands of fish, oysters, mink, alligators, and dozens more.



Paddle Boarding – Good for the Body

The ideal mix of sports and water fun—a perfect combo of leisure and exercise, paddle boarding is good for your body, with physical benefits that strengthen your muscles, build your core, and improve your overall physique. Outside Hilton Head offers a Stand Up Paddleboard experience, known simply as SUP. There are several adventures to choose from and each comes with an intro to paddle boarding to get you started. You can book2-hour nature paddles with a professional tour guide. Steady yourself and find your balance and center with SUP Yoga. Or, rent a paddleboard for a self-guided tour through the salt marshlands to Palmetto Bluff.


Boating & Sailing – Good for the Mind and Imagination

Boats, particularly sailboats, are excellent places to feel inspired and imaginative. You can feel the creative flow in tandem with the ebbs of the waves beneath your self-guided boat, as you chart your own course. Or, you could learn about the natural wonders around you with a professional tour near Shelter Cove Marina, captained by a tour guide with knowledge of the wildlife and Hilton Head Island. While there are several options for booked adventures with Outside Hilton Head’s boats, the most popular is the Fireworks Boat Cruise—an island exploration that begins with a dolphin experience and ends with a dazzling fireworks display over the Cove.



What Past Travelers to Outside Hilton Head Have to Say

Luckily, over a thousand past guests to Outside Hilton Head have left behind their thoughts and genuine experiences, including kayaking, paddle boarding, and boating adventures. Ranked 5 stars on TripAdvisor, Google, and other review sites, Outside Hilton Head is notable for being accommodation for explorative, excited guests to Hilton Head Island.


★★★★★ Sharon B from Hackettstown, New Jersey, said, “While kayaking, we saw beautiful scenery, a varity of birds, and a few dolphins. Our kayak guide was knowledgeable, well-spoken, and fun. This experience was an interesting, active way to spend a couple hours on Hilton Head.”


★★★★★ Rob T from South Carolina wrote, “We had 3 teenagers do the Standup Paddle Board (SUP) Teen Camp. It was great! Only the 3 of them and one guide. They played games and had lots of fun. It was a steal for the price. It was nice to have a quiet meal with my wife while my kids had a great time with someone responsible.”


★★★★★ Cristen W from California had this to say, “We rented a boat from Outside Hilton Head and the customer service was excellent. Very polite and knowledgeable workers. They interacted well with our children while asking how they enjoyed the boat ride. We saw dolphins and sea turtles! Great experience for everyone of all ages—definitely worth the money.”

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