Childrens Activities on Hilton Head Island 

Hilton Head Island is a family and kid friendly island with many activities for all ages.  Bring the whole family to South Carolina and enjoy our Hilton Head Vacation Rentals with ideal locations to all of the fun activities and adventures Hilton Head Island has to offer. The island is well known for its mix and variety of organized activities for children of all ages. Enjoy them as a group, or drop the kids off for a few hours while you enjoy the day with your spouse or significant other – many of the activities and things to do for kids on Hilton Head Island are supervised by professional staff and allow you the freedom to enjoy a little “kid free” time. 
Harbour Fest Fireworks
This summer celebration features food, arts and crafts, nightly live entertainment and a spectacular fireworks display over Shelter Cove Harbour every Tuesday evening at dusk.  Seasonal June-August


Hands-on interactive museum filled with unique entertaining, and educational play areas to explore.
Targeted to ages 8 and under.


Adventure Cove
A family entertainment center located mid-island, offering miniature golf
and a video arcade.
Coastal Discovery Museum    
This fantastic museum offers several indoor & outdoor exhibits, activity centers, a museum store and 11 different tours & cruises.
Bristol Sports Park
Public skate park with ramps for skateboarding. Basketball and roller hockey rink and playground are also available.  Open daily sunrise to sunset.

Kids Entertainment at Coligny Plaza
Children’s entertainment at Coligny Plaza center stage, including Cappy the Clown!  Outdoor entertainment June-August, all ages welcome.  Located on North Forest Beach Drive next door to North Shore Place.

Lawton Stables Petting Zoo & Pony Rides
Offers an animal petting zoo (free to everyone) and western style trail rides through the 605 acre Sea Pines Forest Preserve as well as riding lessons. 
ZipLine & Aerial Adventures of Hilton Head    
Soar through the majestic live oaks while looking out over the marshes, boats and waters of our beautiful Island or test your skills on a two hour aerial obstacle course!   

Sunday–Friday, Gregg Russell, a Hilton Head tradition for over 24 years, sings under the Liberty Oak in Harbour Town. All ages are welcome, geared towards younger children.

Located across the bridges in Bluffton, this entertainment center has 24 bowling lanes, a Laser Maze, arcade games and Zeppelins bar and grill.

Learn how to sail and earn a sailing & boat safety certificate or attend a waterfun day featuring beach Olympics, crabbing and a search for dolphins!

The Art Cafe'    
Let the kids create and bring home their very own souvenir from this paint your own pottery studio.  Perfect for one of those rare rainy days or some fun out of the sun!

Test your putting skills on two beautifully landscaped golf courses.  Stroll across bridges, over streams and past waterfalls to discover pirate treasures. Fun for the entire family!
Has been performing family shows for over 23 years in Shelter Cove Harbour.  Concerts are Monday through Friday (two shows per evening) April–August.

Set sail on the Island's only custom pirate ship; The Black Dagger!  Treasure hunt, Stinky Pete, water cannons and more!  Recommended for children ages 2-10.

Dolphin watching, fishing and children's educational cruises are offered at this fleet out of South Beach Marina in Sea Pines.  Bring your camera and catch all the smiles on this memorable boat cruise!

Batter up!  Take the family and visit Hilton Head Island's only indoor baseball and softball training facility.  All ages and abilities are welcome!