Harbour Town on Hilton Head Island, SC

Harbour Town and Sea Pines, Hilton Head Island, SC


Guide to attractions, restaurants, shops and entertainment in Harbour Town, Hilton Head Island, SC.



Harbour Town in the exclusive Sea Pines Resort of Hilton Head Island, SC offers a variety of excellent shopping, fine and casual dining, boutiques and specialty stores, sidewalk cafes and bars, live entertainment, and a great place for family fun - so don't forget the kids! And of course the infamous Hilton Head landmark, the Harbour Town Lighthouse is a must see.

The 90-foot, red-and-white striped tower of the Harbour Town Lighthouse on Hilton Head Island is the visual centerpiece of the popular Sea Pines, located in Hilton Head South Carolina. Its light flashes white every two and a half seconds and helps mark the Inland Waterway and Calibogue Sound.

Harbour Town is Hilton Head's epicenter for shopping, dining and a thriving marina with yachts docked close to the action. The Harbour Town Shops at The Sea Pines Resort are some of the finest boutiques on the island. No visit to Hilton Head would be complete with a stop in Harbour Town and a tour of the infamous lighthouse.
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Harbour Town Lighthouse

Harbour Town Lighthouse, Hilton Head Island

149 Lighthouse Rd
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
866.305.9814

The 90-foot, red-and-white striped tower of the Harbour Town Lighthouse on Hilton Head Island is the visual centerpiece of the popular Sea Pines, located in Hilton Head South Carolina. Its light flashes white every two and a half seconds and helps mark the Inland Waterway and Calibogue Sound.

Completed in 1970, this was the first privately financed lighthouse to be built since the early 1800s. Visitors who climb the lighthouse steps will find an excellent spot from which to view Hilton Head Island.

Aside from the marvelous view of Harbour Town and Hilton Head Island, visitors are treated to The Shop At The Top – a wonderful Hilton Head shopping experience. Exclusive dealer for Harbour Lights Lighthouses, Pandora charms and bracelets, fine hand-made crystal collectibles by Crystal World, Amorini and Zoppini Italian charms and bracelets, and many other Hilton Head collectibles.

The Harbour Town Lighthouse on Hilton Head Island is a must see for anyone visiting Hilton Head South Carolina.

Harbour Town Attractions

Gregg Russell Harbour Town Playground

140 Lighthouse Rd
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
843.785.3333

Named in tribute to the legendary Gregg Russell, who has delighted audiences with his musical performances under Harbour Town's famed Liberty Oak for 40 years, this nature-inspired playground features an incredible tree house embracing a great Live oak and numerous play centers for hours of fun.

The playground is adjacent to Harbour Town's main parking lot and wonderful collection of shops and restaurants, so you can easily grab a bite to eat or relax in a rocking chair with an ice cream cone afterward.

Pirates of Hilton Head

149 Lighthouse Rd
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
843.363.7000

Hilton Heads first and only custom pirate ship, is the islands #1 rated attraction! From beginning to end the action is non-stop as we transform the kids into our Pirate Crew. There's face-paint, tattoos and even a pirate sash to wear for the trip. Everyone gets a pirate name and learns how to talk like a pirate all before we even start our search for treasure!

Vagabond Cruise

149 Lighthouse Rd
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
843.363.9026

Hilton Head Island's original sightseeing and excursion cruise operator, located under the lighthouse in Harbour Town Yacht Basin, since 1968. Vagabond Cruise has been operating in the world-famous Harbour Town since 1968, providing Hilton Head Island vacationers with a wide range of water bound tours and excursions ranging from a romantic dinner cruise, a day trip to Savannah, a fully narrated dolphin nature cruise, a once-in-a-lifetime ride aboard a 12-meter racing yacht, and a trip back in time to visit the Lowcountry of Daufuskie Island.

Whether you are looking for a fun family activity, a relaxing day on the water, a thrilling adventure, or a romantic getaway, Vagabond Cruise has the Hilton Head Island cruise for you.

Liberty Oak

147 Lighthouse Rd
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

The majestic and graceful limbs of this centuries-old, moss-draped Liberty Oak form a stunning natural gazebo set against the sparkling waters of The Sea Pines Resort's Harbour Town Yacht Basin and iconic Harbour Town Lighthouse, making the Liberty Oak a uniquely beautiful and timeless venue for your wedding ceremony.

Accented by magnificent moss-draped oaks and home to the legendary Liberty Oak, the Liberty Oak Canopy overlooks the quaint Harbour Town Yacht Basin. Boasting a charming covered setting with picturesque marina views and Harbour Town's signature red-and-white-striped lighthouse.

The Inn & Club at Harbour Town

7 Lighthouse Ln.
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
843.785.3333

Within steps of the beach, the Inn is just a few minutes walk from Harbour Town. Enjoy close proximity to numerous golf courses, access to 2 swimming pools and a full-service spa. The spacious guestrooms are beautifully decorated with custom furnishings and marble soaking tubs. Guests are ensured a comfortable stay with Harbour Town's 24-hour friendly butler service.

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Hilton Head Island Golf Courses and Online Tee Times

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Hilton Head Island Fishing Charters

Hilton Head Fishing Charters

The coast of South Carolina offers a vast ecosystem of salt marshes, tidal creeks, winding rivers, sounds and the Atlantic Ocean is unspoiled, healthy, and brimming with fish of all types. For deep sea fishing charters and offshore angling, there are a number of fishing charters and skilled captains who can help you navigate Hilton Head's vast ecosystem of salt marshes, tidal creeks, winding rivers, Calibogue Sound, Harbor River and the expansive Atlantic ocean.
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Hilton Head Island Beaches

Hilton Head Beaches

Hilton Head Island boasts 12 miles of expansive, hard-packed beaches which range up to 600 feet at low tide. The tide levels vary as much as 6-8 feet every 6 hours. All Hilton Head beaches are public, but some access points are private and vary by location.

Our beach guide includes Hilton Head beach information, access points and parking, beach photography, real-time tidal chart, beach rules and regulations, personal watercraft rules, fishing licenses and regulations, and local emergency contact information.
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Hilton Head Island Marians

Hilton Head Marinas

Hilton Head is surrounded by water, so its only natural that there are an extensive array of marinas, harbours, boat ramps, landings and marine service centers located all over the island. Popular facilities include Shelter Cove Marina, Skull Creek Marina, Harbour Town Yacht Basin, South Carolina Yacht Club, Hilton Head Harbor RV Resort and Marina, Yacht Club of Hilton Head, Wexford Harbourmaster and more.

The Calibogue Sound and Harbor River feed into the Atlantic Ocean and provide easy access for yachts and marine vessels of all sizes.
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