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    Boating in Hilton Head & Bluffton

    Hilton Head Island / Bluffton SC Relocation Guide to Parks and Boat Landings

    We are surrounded by beautiful water – saltwater creeks, tributaries, and sounds that lead to the open ocean. The Intracoastal Waterway runs between Hilton Head Island and Bluffton and there is a US Coast Guard Station on Tybee Island, GA.

    The waterways are utilized for a number of activities in addition to cruising around, including kayaking, paddle boarding, sailing, jet-skiing, tours, and fishing.

    While you’re out on the water, stop at one of the many restaurants that have docks for boating customers to dine-in or carry out! There are lots of local businesses with eco-tours, fishing charters, and boat rentals as well!

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    Local Boating Clubs:


    Alljoy Boat Landing
    Access to May River and Calibogue Sound

    Bluffton Oyster Factory Park
    Access to May River | Ramp only; No courtesy dock

    Buckingham Boat Landing
    Access to MacKay Creek and Calibogue Sound

    C.C. Haigh Jr. Boat Landing & Pier
    Access to MacKay and Skull Creeks | Fixed Pier

    Calhoun Street Public Dock
    May River | Fishing Dock

    Cross Island Boat Landing
    Access to Broad Creek and Calibogue Sound

    H. E. Trask, Sr. Boat Landing
    Access to Colleton, Okatie, and Chechessee Rivers

    Jenkins Island Fishing Pier
    Skull Creek | Fishing Dock

    Marshland Boat Landing
    Access to headwaters of Broad Creek |
    Small Boats, Kayaks, and Canoes only | Shallow Water

    Old House Creek Dock
    Fishing Pier

    Rowing & Sailing Center
    at Squire Pope Community Center

    Fixed Pier | Floating Dock | Kayak & Paddleboard Launch


    Broad Creek Marina– Broad Creek
    Slips | Dry Storage | Watersports | Restaurants

    Freeport Marina – Daufuskie Island
    Day Slips | Restaurant | General Store | Cabin Rentals

    Harbour Town Yacht Basin – Calibogue Sound
    Fuel | Watersports | Restaurants | Shops

    Hilton Head Harbor – Skull Creek
    Slips | Fuel | Watersports | Restaurant | Ship Store

    Palmetto Bay Marina – Broad Creek
    (currently under repair)
    Slips | Fuel | Watersports | Restaurants | Shops

    Palmetto Bluff Public Dock – May River
    Day Slips | Restaurants | Shops

    Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina – Broad Creek
    Slips | Fuel | Watersports | Restaurants | Shops

    South Beach Marina – Braddock Cove
    Slips | Fuel | Watersports | Restaurants | Shops

    Windmill Harbour Marina – Calibogue Sound
    Locked Harbour | Slips | Home of SCYC

    Safe Harbor Skull Creek – Skull Creek
    Slips | Fuel | Watersports