Things To Do In Bluffton

Shooting-Range Packages at Palmetto State Armory (Up to 51% Off). Three Options Available.

Palmetto State Armory

Ridgeland

$55 $29

Air-conditioned range at an outfitter staffed by experts in all manner of firearms

Standup-Paddleboarding Rental with Instruction for Two or Four from Palmetto Paddle Sports (Up to 63% Off)

Palmetto Paddle Sports

Bluffton

$130 $49

Knowledgeable instructors teach the basics of paddleboarding before setting students free to explore the Hilton Head Island waterways

$135 for a 2-Hour Hand-Crabbing Experience for Up to 6 People from May River Excursions ($250 Value)

May River Excursions

Bluffton

$250 $135

On 24-foot Carolina Skiff, captains ferry private parties of up to six to Bluffton's back creeks in search of blue crab to catch by hand.

Four Weeks of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes at CannonFit Transformation Center (50% Off)

Cannonfit Transformation Center

Bluffton

$139 $70

Metabolic boot camps are designed to burn more fat and keep metabolisms fast.

$49 for 5 FiTbarre, FiTwheel Cycling, or FiTcamp Sessions at FiT of Bluffton ($125 Value)

FiT of Bluffton

Bluffton

$125 $49

Clients strengthen their core, glutes and legs with FiTbarre workouts, FiTwheel cycling classes, and blast fat at endurance-boosting FiTcamp

Two-Hour Kayak Tour for Two or Four from Lowcountry Paddle Tours (Up to 51% Off)

Lowcountry Paddle Tours

Multiple Locations

$76 $39

Guides help groups navigate local waterways and enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the surrounding flora and fauna

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The final three holes at the Pete Dye Signature Golf Course at Hampton Hall can make the rest of the round seem like an extended practice session. The par-four 16th sets the tone for the dramatic finish by challenging golfers' length off the tee and accuracy with a long-iron, as it plays to a formidable 463 yards from the tips. The par-three 17th pens a different riddle to solve, forcing golfers to crack a 222-yard tee shot onto an elevated green guarded by natural wetlands and three sandtraps. But these penultimate holes are only appetizers to the center-cut steak they will encounter at 18, a 495-yard par-four with a narrow fairway guarded by a waste area and trees on the right and wooded wetlands on the left. The waterways snake around in front of the green, as well, making par an even more coveted score.

A 7,503-yard whale of a golf course from the tips, the course offers five tee options, catering to golfers of all abilities like a butler with a tray full of divot repair tools. The facility also hosts a driving range where golfers can fine-tune their swing before taking to the first tee.

Course at a Glance: * 18-hole course designed by Pete Dye * Length of 7,503 yards from the tips * Five tee options available

170 Hampton Hall Boulevard
Bluffton,
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Designed by 25-time PGA Tour tournament winner Davis Love III, Eagle's Pointe Golf Club's 18-hole, 6,738-yard course unfurls an emerald map of kempt fairways sculpted through oaks and pines and kissed by native wetlands. Throughout the course, tree-lined fairways criss-cross lowland water hazards to form an intermediately long layout where off-kilter swings may result in lost balls and winded golf carts. Sporting the boldly contoured greens that have become Davis Love III's calling card, the course places a high premium on pinpoint approaches that leave manageable two-putts. To prepare for rounds, players can warm up their swings at the driving range, where grass hitting areas emulate course conditions alongside artificial mats that wait eternally for the stinging rip of a divot to validate their claim to authentic existence.

Course at a Glance

  • 18-hole, par-71 course designed by Davis Love III
  • Length of 6,738 yards from the farthest tees
  • Course rating of 73.1 from the farthest tees
  • Slope rating of 136 from the farthest tees
  • Four tee options available
  • Link to scorecard
1 Eagle Pointe Circle
Bluffton,
SC
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Marshgrass Adventures' staff designs expeditions that explore their passion for the diverse ecology of the Lowcountry region, including Hilton Head Island. From fishing outings to leisurely kayak tours, the knowledgeable guides enlighten tour goers on the varied flora and fauna that litter the shorelines. The staff supports both catching and releasing or grilling the area's fish, which include trout, tarpon, and redfish. Guests on stand-up paddleboards slip out across the water, perfecting their balance quickly as they cut among swaying grasses and blue herons.

56 Calhoun Street
Bluffton,
SC
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Firearms from top manufacturers??such as Ruger or Smith & Wesson??line the shelves of Palmetto State Armory. Along with rifles, handguns, and BB guns, Palmetto sports a constantly expanding stock of additional gear, from ammunition and reloading supplies to accessories such as holsters and magazines. Besides supplying equipment, most of Palmetto's locations double as air-conditioned shooting ranges.

358-A Browns Cove Rd
Ridgeland,
SC
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The Shoemaker clan has been sailing around the East Coast since the 1600s, making the family as native to South Carolina as the state's alligators and seaside bluffs resembling John C. Calhoun. After inheriting an in-depth aquatic knowledge from his father, who spent 25 years as a commercial fisherman, Captain Chris Shoemaker?a Coast Guard?licensed captain?conveys that love of the water to even more generations by leading fishing, shrimping, and crabbing excursions on his 24-foot Carolina Skiff boat. Collectively known as May River Excursions, Captain Chris and his crew make twice-daily trips to Daufuskie Island, a rustic, historical idyll with a single schoolhouse, dirt roads, and wild bald eagles, armadillos, and alligators that still comprise the island's local constabulary. The guides also lead regular 90-minute tours along the May River in search of ospreys, egrets, and dolphins, always including a history lesson about the country surrounding the towns of Bluffton and Hilton Head.

81 Calhoun St.
Bluffton,
SC
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The guides and instructors at Palmetto Paddle Sports help customers explore the world around Hilton Head Island from the perspective of the water. Inside kayaks, they lead groups of fellow rowers through the waters surrounding the island, where they can take in picturesque scenes of nature and wildlife. Paddleboard instructors teach students the techniques they need to traverse local waters atop a stand-up paddleboard, from rowing motions that help them keep their balance to angry gestures that will prevent turtles from cutting them off in traffic.

63 Wharf St.
Bluffton,
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