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If you’ve ever explored the great outdoors of Hilton Head Island, chances are you’ve visited Hilton Head Outfitters to rent a bike or kayak, book a fishing trip, or even take a surfing lesson!

Visitors and locals alike regard Hilton Head Outfitters as the headquarters for Island adventures and we’ve collected the top five reasons why. But don’t just take it from us, our customers tell the story better than we can, so we’ve included a few testimonials as well!

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1: It offers the ultimate bike rental experience.

 Beach cruisers, tandem bikes, bikes for kids, and so much more. Hilton Head Outfitters has the perfect bicycle for you. Want to add a basket, bell, or light? We’ve got you covered! All you have to do is focus on enjoying the ride.

 “The bikes we got were Cannondales, top of the line. They worked well, fantastic service. Hilton Head Outfitters offers free delivery and pickup. So convenient. Great people to work with.” – Lisa D., TripAdvisor

Reserve a bike online for your next visit to Hilton Head Island.

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2: You’ll never have to lie about the fish that got away.

With so many inshore and offshore fishing opportunities you’ll never have to prepare a fishy story about the one that got away. First time fishing? Take a fishing charter. Our knowledgeable captains will help you make the most of your fishing experience—from casting your line and waiting for a bite, to furiously reeling in your line once you feel the nibble and the pull. That fish won’t get away!

“Our tour guide Stacy Garbett was very friendly and professional in every regard. He puts you right on the fish every time to make sure you catch one. Would definitely go again and ask for Stacy!” – Kimberlee Z., TripAdvisor

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3: You and your family can enjoy new adventures together.

Looking for something new and exciting to experience for your next family vacation? Try taking the whole family out for a surfing lesson, it’s great for kids of ALL ages! Surfing is an exhilarating sport unlike any other. The excitement of standing on a surf board for the first time is a story your kids will be telling for many years to come.  Check out our Surf Camp video and discover just how much fun learning to surf can be.

“My son and I took a surf lesson and it was the highlight of our vacation. Carol and her team had great instruction and infinite patience for an amazing experience. Thank you so much for memories that will last a lifetime!” – Dwayne Hepler, Facebook

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 4: Local cyclists go to Hilton Head Outfitters for great service and repairs.

So, you’ve got a flat bike tire. Fear not. Along with bike rentals, Hilton Head Outfitters also offers bike repair services to get you back on the right path. Quick, friendly, and dependable service, what more could you want?

“Whilst most people know and experience Hilton Head Outfitters for bike rentals, we as locals also use them for servicing and repairing our own bikes. So far they have been fantastic, quick and so reasonable…Always a pleasure dealing with them and so quick to repair or replace whatever needs fixing. Keep up the good work…”  – bjx25, TripAdvisor

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 5: Staff always greet you with a warm welcome.

What’s the best thing about Hilton Head Outfitters? We’re always happy to see you! Our knowledgeable team of outdoor enthusiasts are passionate about exploring the wild side of the Island and welcome those to join in on the fun. So whether you’re looking for rentals, lessons or guided tours, check out Hilton Head Outfitters—we’re here to help!

“We will definitely be back to Hilton Head Outfitters on our next visit. Great customer service, friendly, knowledgeable and very helpful all describe our experience.” – ddspearman, TripAdvisor

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The Hilton Head Outfitters Annual Warehouse Sale is BACK! Join us Saturday, November 5th at 8 a.m. at the Hilton Head Outfitters store inside Palmetto Dunes Resort located at 80 Queens Folly Road next to Alexander’s, across from the Palmetto Dunes General Store.

There will be over 200 items on sale, from bikes, kayaks, surfboards and more!

Be sure to get here before everything is gone! First come, first served. No early shopping please. All sales are final.

Call 843-785-2449 for more information.

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Hilton Head Island is full of immense natural beauty. Photo inspiration and Instagram-worthy spots can be found around every corner. Hilton Head’s scenic beaches, fascinating wildlife, sparkling waterways and iconic landmarks are picture-perfect and sure to garner you some extra likes on Instagram.

Whether you’re travelling by bike, boat or on foot, you’ll discover there’s no shortage of snap-worthy places and blogger-approved backdrops on Hilton Head Island. Here is a list of some of our favorite Instagram-friendly locations on the Island:

Palmetto Dunes Lagoon

The Palmetto Dunes lagoon system is the perfect location to snap an eye-catching photo for your Instagram. Rent a canoe or kayak and paddle down the lagoon for incredible views and to spot the Island’s abundance of wildlife. The lagoon system is home to otters, turtles, and alligators, as well as over 40 species of birds. A guided fishing tour or charter is another way to discover the lagoon. Our experienced and entertaining captains can help point out the best Instagram-worthy spots along the 11-mile lagoon.

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Neptune Statue

The Neptune Statue is an iconic symbol of Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina. This towering 12-foot bronze statue, which doubles as a larger-than-life sundial, was designed and installed by sculptor Wayne Edwards and serves as a tribute to Neptune, the Roman god of the sea. It welcomes visitors to this popular waterfront dining and shopping location and is a perfect place to take a photo that captures Hilton Head Island’s connection to the sea.

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Harbour Town Lighthouse

The Harbour Town Lighthouse is one of Hilton Head’s best-known landmarks and has been one of the Island’s most popular attractions for more than four decades. This postcard-perfect photo destination is a bike ride from Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort that makes for a stunning Instagram photo sure to earn you a lot of likes.

You can also climb the 114 steps to the top of the lighthouse to capture the beauty of Hilton Head from above. You’ll be amazed by the panoramic views of the Island and its surrounding waterways and marshlands. Talk about a picture worth a thousand “likes”!

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Palmetto Dunes Beach

The best thing about taking photos of Palmetto Dunes beach is the variety of images you can capture. The beach features three miles of wide, white-sand beachfront that lines the Atlantic Ocean. It’s the ideal location to take incredible photos of vacationers enjoying surfing, boogie boarding, swimming, walking and beach biking. It’s also a great place to snap photos of beach lounging with friends and family. It’s also one of the best places on Hilton Head Island to capture stunning photos of the sun rising up over the ocean.

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Shelter Cove Marina

Shelter Cove Marina is the largest marina on Hilton Head Island. The marina has almost 180 boat slips, overlooks beautiful Broad Creek and is also the ideal location to snap the perfect Hilton Head sunset photo, as the sun starts to disappear behind the docked boats of the marina.

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Out on the Ocean

There are some stunning Instagram-worthy photos to be captured on the Atlantic Ocean surrounding Hilton Head Island. Hop on a sightseeing or nature excursion tour to capture the Island’s fascinating marine wildlife on camera. The waterways that surround Hilton Head have a large and active population of wild Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins. Need an Instagram model? The dolphins often stop by boats to say hello and pose for pictures!

Another great photo opportunity and fun ocean activity is to join a fishing charter with friends or family. Cast a line for trout, redfish, ladyfish, sharks and much more. Make sure your camera is always on hand to capture the excitement of someone reeling in the catch of the day.

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Along the Bike Trails

Hilton Head Island has over 80 miles of trails to be explored by bike. Photograph the towering oak trees draped in Spanish moss or the Island’s wild critters. There are plenty of opportunities along the trails to stop and take photos of Hilton Head’s furry friends, including deer, rabbits, minks and more. The trails also have tons of interesting and colorful slithery species such as snakes, frogs, toads, lizards and salamanders that will be sure to intrigue your Instagram followers.

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Now that you know where the most Instagrammable locations are on Hilton Head Island, head to Hilton Head Outfitters where our experts will help you pick the perfect vehicle for getting out to explore the Island’s natural beauty. Read up on your photography tricks and start snapping and sharing with us on Instagram. We love seeing Hilton Head Island through your lens.

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