Activities in Wilmington Island


ReptiDay for Four at Alee Shriners on March 29 at 10 a.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Repticon

Alee Shrine

Reptile, amphibian, and arachnid breeders and experts showcase creatures’ behavior and biology through exhibits and demonstrations

$30 $15

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Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 51% Off)

AMF Bowling Co.

AMF Savannah Lanes

More than 200 locations across the country offer two-hour bowling packages for groups of two, four, or six

$28.38 $17

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After-Hours Tour for Two or Four from Bonaventure Cemetery Journeys (Up to 51% Off)

Bonaventure Cemetery Journeys

Bonaventure Cemetery Journeys

Storyteller Shannon Scott leads after-hours tours through Bonaventure Cemetery, one of Savannah’s oldest and most famous sites

$70 $35

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Public Walking Tour for Two or Four from Savannah Belle Tours (Up to 62% Off)

Savannah Belle Tours

Savannah Historic District

Friendly, knowledgeable guide Michelle leads groups on tours around Savannah landmarks, customizing stops to personal interests

$40 $17

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Trolley Tours for One or Two from Oglethorpe - Gray Line Savannah Trolley Tours

Oglethorpe - Gray Line Savannah Trolley Tours

City of Savannah Visitors Center

Narrated tours explore historic Savannah & its waterfront for 90 uninterrupted minutes; passengers hop on & off as they wish until 5:30 pm

$20 $11

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One-Month of Kung Fu Wing Chun Fitness Classes for Adults or Kids at Savannah Ving Tsun Shaolin Center (Up to 67% Off)

Savannah Ving Tsun Shaolin Center

Savannah

Wing chun fitness classes teach a self-defense art while whipping bodies into physical specimens

$150 $49

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Eight Classes or One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Savannah Yoga Room (Up to 66% Off)

Savannah Yoga Room

Savannah

Dedicated instructors teaches Hatha Yoga Flow techniques; host heated and unheated sessions for a range of skill levels

$75 $30

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90-Minute Savannah Hauntings Ghost Tour for One, Two, or Four from See Savannah Walking Tours (Up to 51% Off)

See Savannah Walking Tours

Wright Square

Experienced guides lead walking tour groups between haunted sites, recounting paranormal events and stories of hauntings

$20 $11

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Laser Tag, Roller Skating, and Pizza for Two or Four at Star Castle (Up to 58% Off)

Star Castle

Highland Park

This medieval-castle-style skating rink and laser-tag arena pairs stone walls, archways, and coats of arms with modern music and lights

$22 $11

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes at Train Me 24/7 (Up to 67% Off)

Train Me 24/7

Multiple Locations

Trainers lead constantly varied routines of strength, cardio, and core-training exercises

$150 $59

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Crazy Dash Walking-Adventure Tour for Two or Four from Crazy Dash Digital Adventures (50% Off)

Crazy Dash Digital Adventures

Savannah

The digital game requires a smartphone and takes you on a tour of the sights

$39.95 $20

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10 or 20 One-Hour Yoga Classes at AOA Fitness, LLC (Up to 71% Off)

AOA Fitness, LLC

Wilmington Island

Instructors lead attendees through series of flowing poses in Hatha-style basic yoga, prenatal yoga, and power yoga classes

$120 $40

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Ghost Tour for Two or Four from The Savannah Walks (Up to 54% Off)

The Savannah Walks

Downtown Savannah

Guides shepherd groups through Savannah’s colonial district to induce shivers with tales of hauntings, exorcisms, and Gullah superstitions

$27 $13

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One- or Three-Month Gym Membership with Unlimited Fitness Classes at Xtreme Performance Fitness (Up to 77% Off)

Xtreme Performance Fitness

YMCA

Unlimited access to the gym and group fitness classes helps inspire rapid change in physiques

$240 $59

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1, 5, or 10 Movie Outings with Popcorn at Spotlight Theatres Eisenhower 6 (Up to 64% Off)

Spotlight Theatres Eisenhower 6

Savannah

Six screens with digital sound and 3-D-ready projectors show first-run films while audiences fill plush seats

$14 $5

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90-Minute Tour For Two or Four from Gribble House Paranormal Experience (30% Off)

Gribble House Paranormal Experience

Downtown Savannah

The site of a triple murder in the early 1900s, the Gribble House has baffled its guests who have experienced unexplainable events

$70 $50

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10 or 20 Dance-Fitness Classes at Salon De Baile Dance Studio (Up to 45% Off)

Salon De Baile Dance Studio

Salon De Baile Dance Studio

Choose from dance-focused fitness classes including dance conditioning, Latin cardio, and ballet toning

$100 $60

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Two or Four Play Days at Rainbow Jump N Fun Play Center (Up to 61% Off)

Rainbow Jump N Fun Play Center

Richmond Hill

Indoor-outdoor play zone with inflatables, swing sets, a trampoline, basketball court, and a 22-foot slide

$18 $8

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Two or Four Personal Training Sessions at Energy Oasis (Up to 80% Off)

Energy Oasis

Midway

Kathy Ackerman augments personal training sessions with her extensive training in Pilates and yoga

$150 $35

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Day Pass, Camping Package, or Cottage Package for Family of Four at Fort McAllister (Up to 43% Off)

Fort McAllister

Fort Mc Allister State Park

Historic fort on the banks of the Ogeechee River with live oak trees, salt marshes, and Civil War reenactments

$115 $69

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Kayak or Paddleboard Tour from Palmetto Paddle Sports (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Palmetto Paddle Sports

Palmetto Paddle Sports

Knowledgeable instructors teach the basics of paddleboarding and kayaking before students embark on a tour

$130 $65

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

Cannonfit Transformation Center

Bluffton

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

$139 $70

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Shooting-Range Packages at Palmetto State Armory (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Palmetto State Armory

Ridgeland

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

$55 $29

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Two-Hour Kayak Tour of Hilton Head Island for Two or Four from Marshgrass Adventures (Up to 56% Off)

Marshgrass Adventures

Bluffton

Knowledgeable guides lead two-hour kayak expeditions through Hilton Head Island waterways in search of dolphins, fish, and birds

$120 $55

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

May River Excursions

Bluffton

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.

$250 $135

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5, 10, or 20 Drop-In Workouts at Curves (Up to 76% Off)

Curves

Bluffton

Experienced trainers watch over gym-goers using hydraulic resistance machines designed exclusively for female fitness needs

$71 $19

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Admission to the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force for Two or Four (Up to 45%Off)

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

Museum chronicles Mighty Eighth Air Force’s legacy with stunning exhibits and a combat gallery with a B-17 bomber, currently being restored

$20 $11

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Two or Four Admissions to Wingfest with Food Tickets (Up to 58% Off). Four Options Available.

Wingfest

Hilton Head Island

Live music plays as crowds sample wings and other foods from local restaurants

$22 $12

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Four or Eight 90-Minute Hot Yoga Classes at Bikram Yoga Hilton Head (Up to 76% Off)

Bikram Yoga Hilton Head

Bikram Yoga Hilton Head

Original hot yoga style features 26 postures and two breathing exercises, works the entire body, and is ideal for all levels

$80 $20

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One Day of Unlimited Mini Golf for Two Children or Adults at Legendary Golf (50% Off)

Legendary Golf

Multiple Locations

Players can traverse three courses and challenge their skills as they encounter curved tracks, water hazards, trees, and other obstacles

$90 $45

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All-Day Mini Golf for Two, Four, or Six at Adventure Cove (Up to 53% Off)

Adventure Cove

Adventure Cove Family Fun Center

Two 18-hole courses challenge mini golfers with waterfalls, contoured greens, and quirky challenges on each green

$29.90 $15

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5 or 10 Booty Barre Classes at Powerhouse Gym (Up to 54% Off)

Powerhouse Gym

PowerHouse Gym and Family Fitness

Barre fitness classes tone physiques and tighten rears with ballet-inspired, isometric movements

$75 $35

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Walking History or Ghost Tour for Two or Four from Beaufort Tours LLC (Up to 56% Off)

Beaufort Tours LLC

Northwest Quadrant

Walk through a 300-year-old town and learn about its history and pre-Civil War–era homes or spooky apparitions of Revolutionary soldiers

$40 $19

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$17 for $30 Worth of Bicycle Rental — SLOWCOUNTRY RENTALS LLC

Slowcountry Rentals Llc

Beaufort

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$30 $17

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3 Months of Unlimited Kids' Martial Arts Classes at World Martial Arts Academy (45% Off)

World Martial Arts Academy

Downtown

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$600 $330

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Shooting-Range Package for Two or Four with Firearm Rental and Targets at Aim Center Mass (Up to 53% Off)

Aim Center Mass

Hinesville

Eight shooting stalls within an air-conditioned climate

$37 $18

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Half- or Full-Day Sapelo Island Tour for Two, Four, or Six from Stacey's Tours & Lodging (Up to 64% Off)

Stacey's Tours & Lodging

Stacey's Tours & Lodging

On half- or full-day excursions groups of up to six explore Sapelo Island where they can spot otters and alligators; snacks included

$100 $45

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Four- or Six-Hour Inshore Fishing Charter for Four at Goin' Coastal Charters (Up to 46% Off)

Goin' Coastal Chartels

Saint Simons Island

Fish for redfish, speckled sea trout, sheepshead, and flounder around Jekyll Island and St. Simons Island on fun, challenging trips

$450 $255

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One-Month Unlimited Membership at Timed Exercise (Up to 70% Off)

Timed Exercise

Multiple Locations

30-minute training sessions are personalized for each exerciser’s individual needs

$99 $30

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Quartet Mega Fest 2k15 on March 28 at 6 p.m. or March 29 at 4 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Quartet Mega Fest 2k15

The Rock Family Worship Center

Family-friendly festival hosts live gospel from Roderick Stanley & The Holy Spirit Believers, The Gospel Superiors, ReByrth, and more

$10 $5

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Historical Tour for Two or Four at Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation (Up to 43% Off)

Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

Everett

Take a guided tour of this Georgia historic site, which preserves the lifestyle of low-country rice growers in the 19th century

$15 $9

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"Bus Stop" at The Footlight Players Theatre on February 27–March 15 (Up to 50% Off)

"Bus Stop"

Footlight Players Theatre

William Inge’s play explores the bus passengers stranded inside a Kansas restaurant during a blizzard

$30 $15

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Charleston RiverDogs Baseball Game for Two at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park (Up to 64% Off)

Charleston RiverDogs

Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park.

Reserved seats provide clear views of the Yankees’ Single-A affiliate

$22 $8

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Mega Mud Run Challenge Entry for One or a Four-Person Team at Legare Farms on Saturday, May 2 (Up to 54% Off)

Mega Mud Run Challenge

Johns Island

Obstacles such as tightropes, webs, and crawl nets impede racers’ progress as they dash through a muddy 5K course

$65 $32

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"Tape" by Stephen Belber at Threshold Repertory Theatre on March 19–April 4 (Up to 47% Off)

Tape by Stephen Belber

Threshold Repertory Theatre

Playwright Stephen Belber’s drama about three old high school friends confronting unresolved issues unfolds in a Michigan hotel room

$28.38 $16

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5KRunDead Zombie Race Entry for One or Two (Up to 61% Off)

5KRunDead

Legare Farms

Outrun and outwit zombies trying to steal your health flags along a 5K course; prizes awarded

$70 $29

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Two-Hour Pirate-History Walking Tour for One or Two from Charleston Pirate Tours (Up to 46% Off)

Charleston Pirate Tours

Charleston Historic District

Pirate-garbed guide leads tours to historic buildings, telling tales of the crimes and exploits of Blackbeard, Stede Bonnet, and Anne Bonny

$19.50 $11

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Five Dance Classes from C3 Cheer and Dance (65% Off)

C3 Cheer And Dance

Charleston

From the merchant: Instructions provided in ballet, jazz, hip-hop, tap, and modern/lyrical. C3 provides shoes for dance classes.

$85 $30

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Charleston Paddleboard Excursion for Up to 2 or 4 People from Holy City Paddle Tours (Up to 55% Off)

Holy City Paddle Tours

Brittlebank Park

After instruction, guests experience the beautiful Charleston Harbor for 90 minutes, or a romantic sunset for 2 hours, on a paddleboard

$110 $55

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One 30-Class Yoga & Fitness Pass or Six Months of Unlimited Classes from MetaBody (Up to 94% Off)

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

$350 $20

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Nature, Sunset, or History Boat Tour for Two or Four from Sandlapper Water Tours (Up to 46% Off)

Sandlapper Water Tours

Charleston

Watch pelicans and herons soar overheard, float past a sunlit skyline and silhouetted steeples, or view historic sites such as Fort Sumter

$64 $35

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Two-Hour BYOB Cocktail Cruise or Three-Hour Afternoon Sail for Up to Six at Sail South Carolina (Up to 53% Off)

Sail South Carolina

Harleston Village

Expert captain mans a 43-foot sailboat during customized expeditions at sunset or during the day

$350 $175

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Ghost or Civil War Walking Tour of Charleston for Two or Four from Old Charleston Walking Tours (Up to 57% Off)

Old Charleston Walking Tours

Charleston

Guides spend up to two hours leading groups through Charleston’s historic and haunted sites, such as old graveyards and battlegrounds

$37 $17

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Admission and Tours at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens (Up to 24% Off). Five Options Available.

Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

Charleston

Visit the splendid gardens of a plantation founded more than 300 years ago, then see local wildlife on a self-guided swamp tour

$30 $24

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Two Weeks of Unlimited Classes for Kids or Adults at Masters Studios (Up to 76% Off). Three Options Available.

Masters Studios

Multiple Locations

Masters Studios trains students to achieve goals, whether to get in shape, train, or to become a martial arts master

$70 $25

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$9.99 for All-Day Disc Golf Plus Disc Rental for Four at Trophy Lakes ($20 Value)

Trophy Lakes

Charleston

Players toss rental disc on 18-hole course with two tee boxes per hole

$20 $9.99

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Two-hour Photo Walking Tour of Charleston for 2 or 4 from Say Charleston! Photo Walking Tours (Up to 52% Off)

Say Charleston! Photo Walking Tours

Washington Square Park

Photojournalist leads tour groups on a 2-mile stroll through Charleston while taking their pictures; access to an online gallery of shots

$60 $29

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10 or 20 Boot-Camp Classes from Gaia Fit (Up to 78% Off)

Gaia Fit

Medway Park

Students heft medicine balls, stretch resistance bands, and accelerate through floor routines during 45-minute classes

$110 $39

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Crazy Dash Walking-Adventure Tour for Two or Four from Crazy Dash Digital Adventures (50% Off)

Crazy Dash Digital Adventures

Multiple Locations

The digital game requires a smartphone and takes you on a tour of the sights

$39.95 $20

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One Month of Gymnastics Classes for One, Two, or Three Children at East Cooper Gymnastics (Up to 59% Off)

East Cooper Gymnastics

Wando

Instructors guide small groups of children through gymnastics exercises, helping them to develop physical ability and confidence

$60 $27

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$15 for Three Barre-Fitness Classes from Raising the Barre ($30 Value)

Raising the Barre

Charleston

Classes combine Pilates, ballet, and resistance-training techniques to build lean muscles, strengthen cores, and boost flexibility

$10 $5

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Five Yoga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Arts For Fitness (Up to 58% Off)

Arts For Fitness

Arts for Fitness International Taekwon-do Center

Students of all levels improve their balance, strength, and flexibility in a serene, supportive environment

$55 $25

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Two or Four Tickets to a Guided Walking Tour of Your Choice from Charleston in a Nutshell (Up to 56% Off)

Charleston In a Nutshell

Multiple Locations

Walking tours of Charleston explore the city’s architecture, history, and personal stories

$44 $22

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Walking Tour for Two or Four from Civil War Walking Tours (Up to 48% Off)

Civil War Walking Tours

Historic Charleston Foundation Bookstore

History expert and reenactor leads Civil War tour of city, sprinkling in first-person narratives and period photographs

$40 $21

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$20 for 30-Class Yoga and Fitness Pass from Yoga & Fitness Passport ($300 Value)

Yoga & Fitness Passport

Ladies Choice Fitness Center

Students can use this 30-class pass at multiple locations to take everything from yoga to Zumba, signing up on an easy online platform

$300 $20

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Four-Class Intro Package for One or Two at Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Charleston (Up to 51% Off)

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Charleston

Fred Astaire Dance Studios

Experienced instructors lead individuals or pairs through private, personalized lessons and group practice sessions designed for beginners

$70 $35

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One or Two Two-Hour Pole-Dancing Workshops at Charleston Pole Dance (Up to 55% Off)

Charleston Pole Dance

Club NV

Students learn seductive spins, turns, and other basic moves while building core strength in pole-dancing and chair dancing workshops

$50 $25

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Cheeses and Small Plates at O'Hara & Flynn (Up to 42% Off). Two Options Available.

O'Hara & Flynn

O'Hara and Flynn

Share plates of five-year-aged Gouda, imported charcuterie, and smoked salmon at a wine bar with 700 bottles to choose from

$30 $18

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$5 for $15 Worth of Zumba — The Mall

The Mall

Charleston

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$15 $5

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$206 for a Half-Day Private Eco Tour Sail for Up to Six from Charleston Sail ($380 value)

Charleston Sail

Charleston Sail

Yacht powered by the wind takes up to six guests on a three-hour voyage around the harbor

$380 $206

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$25 for Five Yoga or Barre Classes at Chucktown Fitness ($100 Value)

Chucktown Fitness

Charleston

Stretch and strengthen muscles in barre classes, based on ballet workouts, or yoga, which aims to increase fitness and body awareness

$100 $25

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$49 for One Month of Unlimited Classes and Two Personal Training Sessions at Pivotal Fitness ($177 Value)

Pivotal Fitness

Pivotal Fitness

Unlimited small-group training classes such as Synergy 360, TRX, barre, boxing and boot camp, plus two 30-minute personal training sessions

$177 $49

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Paintball for Two, Four, or Six at Mount Pleasant Paintball (Up to 50% Off)

Mount Pleasant Paintball

Wando

Armed with all the gear and ammo they need, paintballers put their tactical skills to the test on an outdoor field

$64 $32

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One Month of Unlimited CrossFit Classes or 10 CrossFit Classes at CrossFit Charleston (Up to 76% Off)

CrossFit Charleston

CrossFit Charleston

CrossFit classes emphasize functional, intense movements; workouts change six days a week

$165 $59

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Two-Hour Sunset Cruise or 90-Minute Private Charter Cruise from Charleston Sailing Adventures (Up to 50% Off)

Prevailing Winds - New Ownership

Prevailing Winds Catamaran Sailing Charter

USCG certified captains deliver unfettered views of the sunset, or set sail on customizable private charter journeys; all trips are BYOB

$120 $69

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One-Month Membership with Gym & Yoga or 10 Day Fitness Passes at Eco Fitness and Blue Turtle Yoga (Up to 48% Off)

Eco Fitness and Blue Turtle Yoga

Multiple Locations

Yogis lead classes in a range of traditions, including restorative hot yoga; studio also offers group fitness, cycling, and barre classes

$75 $39

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The Sing-Off Live Tour at North Charleston Performing Arts Center on March 8 at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 46% Off)

The Sing-Off

North Charleston Performing Arts Center

Fan favorites from NBC’s a cappella competition, including VoicePlay and Street Corner Symphony, show off their pipes on a national tour

$55.05 $29.50

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$39 for $70 Groupon — Personal Training

Performance Nutrition

North Charleston

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$70 $39

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10 Group Fitness Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at 4Ever Fit Studio (Up to 52% Off)

4Ever Fit Studio

North Charleston

Passionate, licensed fitness trainer uses her own experience at weight loss to lead people of all fitness levels in entertaining classes

$60 $29

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The YMCA is a cause-driven organization that is for youth development, for healthy living and for social responsibility. That?s because a strong community can only be achieved when we invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors. All of our YMCA of Coastal Georgia locations embody these three values so that everyone regardless of age, gender or income is given the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive at the Y. With a variety of group fitness classes ranging from Zumba to family fit nights, spin classes to TRX and everything in between, you?re sure to find what you?re looking for at the YMCA! Our staff pumps up adult fitness regimens with aquatic fitness and boot-camp classes, basketball courts, personal-training sessions and so much more. We?ve also filled our fitness centers with free weights, cardio equipment, and weight machines. When they?re not helping adults trim down waistlines during Brazilian-jujitsu, cycling, and aerobics classes, staff members are getting back in touch with their inner children. They stimulate imagination, mental development, and growth as they lead children?s day camps, after-school programs, and numerous sports offerings.
204 5th Ave.
Tybee Island,
GA
US
Daufuskie Discoveries creates opportunities to explore Daufuskie Island's lush, historic habitat with customized guided or private outings. An enclosed or open-air water taxi quickly shuttles small groups from Hilton Head or Savannah to the island's three-mile stretch of sandy beach in 30 minutes, with captains tossing out facts about Calibogue Sound and Cooper River. Customers disembark and board their conveyance of choice—golf cart, boat, or shoes—before bursting through the tree line into specific isle regions, such as Bloody Point, which houses the Bloody Point Cemetery and Bloody Point Lighthouse & Silver Dew Winery. Three-hour private cruises skirt the coastline as a guide artfully describes the sun dipping beneath marshes as a hot air balloon deflated by a stampeding herd of storks.
60 Beach Drive
Daufuskie Island,
SC
US
While tutoring students in the art of kiteboarding, Mike Campanaro and John Mapel of AOK Watersports are able to call upon a lifetime of wave-taming experience in a bounty of extreme sports, including power-kiting and windsurfing. Though the dedicated instructors specialize in kiteboarding, they also offer equipment, lessons, and rentals for activities such as land-kiting and paddleboarding. Two-hour land-kiting courses help beginners glean basics for handling kites or taking midnight shifts as bird walkers.
1510 Butler Ave.
Tybee Island,
Georgia
US
North Island Surf and Kayak's durable and dependable rentals transport paddlers into the natural world of Georgia's barrier islands. Kayaks zip through inland rivers, bays, and sinuous creeks with equal deftness and gusto. Adventurers can load the versatile vessels onto cars with the aid of a willing staff or cast off from North Island's floating dock to explore the surrounding territory. Navigate the marshes of nearby Little Tybee Island or climb to the top of Cockspur Beacon and misdirect hapless mariners. From the perch of a kayak, vigilant oar-pullers can commune with the region's native species, including dolphins, otters, and a bevy of avian friends. In addition to the pointy aquatic vessel, each rental comes with a paddle, life jacket, comfortable seat back, and flushing toilet.
1 Old US Highway 80
Tybee Island,
GA
US
With more than three decades as a marine biologist tucked under his waders, Dr. Joe Richardson has studied beaches from Nova Scotia to the Bahamas, but he still never ceases to marvel at the diversity of Tybee Island’s shores. The widely published professor emeritus of marine sciences at Savannah State University delights in sharing his knowledge about these lively shores, and to that end hosts walking tours for groups of all ages that incorporate conversation and hands-on activities. As his followers comb their fingers and toes through the sand of the beaches and inlets, they search for fossilized shark teeth and animals that Dr. Joe helps identify. He also discusses the tides, sand layers, local marine life, and which creatures eat with salad forks or soup spoons. Along the rock jetty, groups splash into tide pools to learn about the intertidal zone and the ways animals adapt to this habitat, then help Dr. Joe collect live specimens for a field aquarium by pulling in a 50-foot beach seine net and examining the fish and crabs caught in its weave. Lucky guests can glimpse the sleek fins of dolphins, and curious ones can ask Dr. Joe about his research projects, current ecological concerns, and how mermaids keep their fingers from getting pruny.
30 Meddin Dr.
Tybee Island,
Georgia
US
Dirk Hardison finds the beauty of Savannah to be in its details—the cherry trees that line Huntingdon Street and the antebellum Victorian architecture of the Mercer House. These are elements he knows inside and out—in his two decades as a Savannah resident, he has worked on preservation projects of the First Bryan Baptist Church and the 1921 Lucas Theatre. He also served as the architectural design consultant for the Historic Savannah Foundation, a nonprofit organization that promotes the maintenance and restoration of buildings in all nine historic districts. Dirk knows that Savannah’s details are easily blurred from onboard a moving vehicle or traffic-dodging police horse, so he founded Savannah Rambles, where he orchestrates walking tours of his beloved city. Though the rambles are built around architecture, the city’s structural elements also serve as stepping-stones into explorations of Savannah’s history and culture. Aside from the signature Savannah Architectural Ramble—a two-hour tour that can be open, private, or extended to the five-hour grand version—the nighttime Dark Ramble meets at Tomochichi’s gravesite and slinks through the oldest streets and burial sites as Dirk recounts eerie Savannah lore.
221 East York Street
Savannah,
GA
US
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