- Our list of the best things to do in Kiawah Island, South Carolina, features the top 175 nearby activities — including 105 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Kiawah Island, SC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Water Activities, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Places, and Tours.
- The results below include the top 11 things to do within the city of Kiawah Island, SC , followed by 164 popular activities in nearby cities, including Charleston, Mount Pleasant, North Charleston, Folly Beach, Edisto Island, Johns Island, Isle of Palms, Sullivan's Island, Summerville, Seabrook Island and Wadmalaw Island
78% 9 votes
112 East Indian Avenue, Folly Beach, SC 29439 MoreLess Info
Visitors can enjoy guided kayak, bike, and stand up paddle boat tours for small groups at Folly Beach with Charleston Adventure Tours. They also offer multiple sport tours with combinations of 2 or 3 of the activities.
60% 10 votes
101 E Arctic Avenue, Folly Beach, SC 29439 MoreLess Info
Visitors can enjoy fishing, walking, birding, and access to the beach at Folly Beach Edwin S Taylor Fishing Pier. The pier is a notable local landmark and also features a gift and tackle shop and a restaurant named Locklear's.
The Ocean Surf Shop is a place owned and operated by surfers with more than 100 years of experience. The shop offers equipment rentals and advice for surfing, stand up paddle boarding, skim-boarding, body boarding, and skate boarding.
Carolina Salt Surf Lessons is a private surf lesson company that teaches individuals of all levels to become proficient at surfing. Each lesson is taught by an experienced professional and local resident in order to provide the best service possible.
Opened in 1988, Trophy Lakes is a company offering a number of services for those spending an enjoyable and relaxing day on the lake. These include waterskiing and wakeboard lessons, day camps, and family lake rentals.
Operating as both a winery and a distillery, Firefly Distillery uses local ingredients in its wines and spirits, ranging from vodka and bourbon to rum and liqueurs. A tasting room offers samplings of wine and flavored vodkas, and vineyard tours are available.
79% 140 votes
6775 Bears Bluff Rd., Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487 MoreLess Info
Irvin House Vineyards is located on the same property as the Firefly Distillery, offering tastings of their wines alongside Firefly's flavored spirits. Walk through the vineyards, bring a picnic, or partake in Sippin' Saturdays, when a food truck is located on-site.
Surfing lessons are available by the hour through Folly Beach Surf Lessons. The instructors are actually two brothers who can accommodate individual lessons for make arrangements for groups of more than six people.
Now a preserve and wildlife management area, Botany Bay Plantation was formed in the 1930s as a combination of two other plantations. Visitors can see a variety of wildlife, as well as scenic wilderness views.
Treasure Island is a shopping destination that sells souvenirs and other items related to life on the beach, including bathing suits and shoes. Guests who are seeking to purchase beach toys for their children to enjoy may appreciate what this site has to offer.