Things to Do
Head to the Historic District to learn more about Daufuskie's unique history. Visit the the former lighthouse and winery, stroll through art studios or tour landmarks.
A great place to start is the The Rob Kennedy Historic Trail. Click "Explore More" below to download a trail map and see other historic sites around the island.
Visit our one-of-kind colorful and casual restaurants, enjoy Daufuskie's Devil Crab, and hear from great bands on the weekends and holidays..
Kayaking and paddle boarding are available through Tour Daufuskie. You can either shove off the dock on your own, or book a tour with an experienced paddle guide to give you a memorable day seeing Daufuskie Island from the water! For ideal wind and weather conditions, sunrise and sunset tours are available seasonally.
Deep sea fishing, shrimping, and crabbing are available through May River Excursions. Or just bring your pole and fish off one of our docks!
Daufuskie is a bird-watcher's and photographer's paradise. Home to several threatened and endangered species, keep a look out for Wood Storks, American Bald Eagles, Fox Squirrels, Herons, Egrets, and more.
The Haig Point Equestrian Center offers trail rides for beginner and intermediate riders wanting to appreciate the beauty of the island from the back of a horse. Experienced riders may enjoy a brisk canter down the long stretch of white, sandy beaches. There are pony rides and pony lessons for the younger riders in the family.
Award winning art pieces, locally made soaps and lotions, hand-dyed indigo fashion, and local rum are just a few of the items you can take back home as a reminder of your vacation on Daufuskie.
Celebrate an Event
Daufuskie is a favorite destination for special events, weddings and newlyweds. The beautiful scenery and dramatic colors make the perfect backdrop for any special occasion.
Daufuskie Rental Group has homes available for the bride, groom and the entire wedding party or other event guests. We're also happy to talk through site and catering options, logistics, guest activities, and more. for your special occasion.
Learn about Gullah culture and life on Daufuskie Island with Sallie Ann Robinson, a 6th generation Daufuskie Island native and authority on Gullah culture and one of Pat Conroy's "star students" from his best selling novel, "The Water is Wide". Available through Tour Daufuskie, which also offers eco-tours and artisan tours.
Take a Farm Tour
The Daufuskie Community Farm is staffed 100% by volunteers.
Come learn about the benefits of sustainable & organic farming, see the latest on the construction of the artist village, or maybe just have fun meeting the newest baby goat!
Visit their website for additional information or to plan your visit.