There’s so much to see and do in Hilton Head, you might be wondering how you’ll be able to take it all in. You may not need to catch it all in one trip. If you want a targeted experience, maybe you should consider taking a guided tour. Here are few to try:

Gullah Heritage Trail Tours

If what you hope to find on your visit is the authentic culture of the early West African settlers of the Gullah Geechee Corridor, you’ll want to give this tour a try. See what island life was like prior to the Civil War. Tour guides are all of Gullah heritage and show how the African culture has been preserved in the area throughout the years.

Reptiles & Amphibians of the Lowcountry

There is plenty of flora and fauna to explore in Hilton Head, but if your favorites are of the scaly variety, be sure to check out this hour-long tour at the Coastal Discovery Museum. There are plenty of animals to see, so be sure to book your tour in advance.

Vagabond Cruises

Perhaps you are looking for a way to relax as you see the sights. If so, consider a Vagabond Cruise. You can choose a dolphin tour, a dinner cruise, a sailing trip, or even just a day cruise around the island. There’s no telling exactly what you will see, but the staff will tend to your needs to make sure you have an unforgettable experience.

Beyond the Battlefield: Civil War Tour

History buffs visiting the island can’t miss this tour. Stop by the Coastal Discovery Museum for this one-hour experience. See first-person accounts of the Battle of Port Royal through stories and photographs, and learn about the island’s importance to soldiers, slaves, and civilians of the time.


Of course, you can always tour the island on your own, but you may miss out on the expertise of some of the island’s long-timers. Hear the stories; take a tour.