Fripp is the most seaward of the beautiful barrier islands of South Carolina, with 3,000 acres of natural beauty. Designated as a wildlife sanctuary, more than 175 species of birds live along the ocean and Great Salt Marsh. Any given day, you can spot majestic brown pelicans flying in formation or great blue herons, snowy white egrets, and wood storks stalking their next meal. Among the native wildlife, you’ll find raccoons, alligators, and an abundance of deer. Wildlife enthusiasts will find endless things to do on Fripp Island. 

The ocean abounds in bass, trout, flounder, grouper, and blue crabs. Dolphins play in the waters surrounding Fripp Island. Even the endangered loggerhead turtle makes the island a nesting ground laying as many as 125 eggs in one nest! The forests here are covered with live oaks, palmettos, pines, flowering magnolias, and oleanders. 

The beauty of Fripp Island has been immortalized in scenes from Forrest Gump, The Prince of Tides, and The Jungle Book. To explore these South Carolina Island attractions, browse our free Vacation Guide, and discover all the fun Fripp Island has to offer. 

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  1. Outdoor Excursions

Outdoor excursions are abundant on Fripp Island! Enjoy activities on the land and sea! Explore the island on a golf cart or bicycle, or cruise our Lowcountry waters on a kayak or boat.

2. Events & Holidays

Events and holidays on Fripp Island are a great way to meet the locals and have a unique experience. Attend the annual King Fish Tournament, spend Thanksgiving island style, Spend July Fourth at the beach, and much more!

3. Places To Eat

Enjoy coastal southern coastal favorites, crowd pleasers, and specialty drinks! Come dine at one of our many restaurants and cafes for delicious fare!

4. Golf

Our two designer golf courses are perfect for any golfer to get out and enjoy the area's beautiful scenery. Book your tee time and get ready for a Fripp Island adventure. 

5. Tennis

A game of tennis or pickleball is easy here on Fripp. Visit one of our eight tennis and six pickleball courts for a fun morning or afternoon!

6. Fishing

The South Carolina Lowcountry is perfect for anglers to experience great fishing! Visit our marina or travel 30 minutes to Beaufort for some of the best fishing in the country.

7. Beaches

South Carolina is known for its white sand beaches. Here on Fripp Island, our beach has a quiet feel and offers an escape from the crowds. Listen to the waves crash on the shore and relax.

8. Pools

Grab the kids and spend an afternoon poolside! Our pools are perfect for any vacation. Whether you're looking for a fun family experience or a relaxing couples pool day, there is a pool waiting for you!

9. Activity Center and Programming 

Our Activity Center offers programs for visitors to get acquainted with the local wildlife and have a fun arts and crafts day. Bring the entire family and have an educational and unique experience!

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Enjoy the Ultimate Vacation Experience with Fripp Island Resort

There is so much to do, see and explore in South Carolina on your next vacation, especially on Fripp Island. A vacationer's oasis, Fripp Island, SC, offers various attractions and things to do that keep guests coming back year after year!