Hilton Head Island is one of the most popular summer destinations for families. It is a paradise for beach-lovers, golfers, seafood-eaters, and shoppers alike. However, after a few days on the island, you may find yourself yearning to get away from your get-away. Hilton Head locals and visitors have been voyaging to Daufuskie Island for years to do just that – get away. Leave behind the traffic, tourism, billboards, and shopping for the quiet and peaceful Daufuskie Island. Daufuskie’s Iron Fish Gallery artist Chase Allen describes the Daufuskie experience as, “the feeling of leaving the United States but without the need of a passport.” Daufuskie Island is a world apart from anywhere you’ve ever been.
Daufuskie Island has a rustic & quirky vibe that other islands in the area lack. Ditch the car and the pavement for a golf cart and historic sand roads! You’ll learn about the Gullah culture that remains on the island through the Gullah-constructed schools, churches, and homes. Check out our local artisans like the Iron Fish Gallery to see how the unique nature of the island has inspired hand-crafted artwork. For the local’s perspective, take a guided tour with Tour Daufuskie! Kayak tours and rentals give you an opportunity to view Daufuskie from the unique perspective of the water.
For nature-lovers, Daufuskie is a dream come true. With its underdeveloped land, wildlife flourishes in the island’s maritime forest and salt water marshes. Check out the Melrose Rookery for a great bird-viewing opportunity, or go beach-combing along our 3-miles of quiet beach. Take a guided eco-tour to learn more about flora and fauna of Daufuskie!
For your day trip to Daufuskie Island, call Tour Daufuskie at 843-842-9449. Your adventure awaits!