Area Guide

 

Nightlife

Enjoy live music nightly all along our one-half mile marsh-front boardwalk.  Dine and dance to everything from rock to piano, country to jazz, and alternative to shag.  Visit our Live Music and Inlet Events pages for entertainment schedules and a list of special events. 


Water Sports

Experience the beautiful and historic Murrells Inlet marshes up close and personal.  This saltwater estuary is home to many aquatic life and waterfowl and you can see it all!  Go kayaking, SCUBA diving or parasailing.  Book a tour for the “Ocean Sightseeing” or “Dolphin Watching.”  You’ll see dolphin, sea turtles and so much more.  Every trip is an adventure!  There’s an old fashioned pirate boat to cruise the inlet like Blackbeard did or enjoy jet skis and banana boat rides  Visit these sites for more information:  www.marshwalkwatersports.com, www.crazysister.com, www.captdicks.com and   www.expresswatersports.com 


Pirate Adventures

Welcome to Pirate Adventures of Myrtle Beach, a place where children come to experience the magic of sailing away in search of sunken treasure. Come aboard our pirate ship and get caught up in this real life adventure and be amazed as our crew taps into the wonder of a child’s imagination. Your child will be painted with a curly mustache or with an anchor tattoo, dressed with a lucky treasure hunting vest and marched off to the ship.                   Pirate Adventures Myrtle Beach                                                     


 Fishing Charters

Book half-day or full-day fishing excursions with some of the best local captains around.  Some offer near-shore, in-shore or inlet fishing along with bottom fishing and shark fishing.  Check with the captains, find out what’s biting and book your trip!

  • Tee to Sea Fishing – Captain Englis Glover, host of Reelin’ Up the Coast, specializes in near shore and inshore fishing tours.
  • Capt. Shannon’s Inshore Fishing – Shannon Currie, specializing in family-oriented, kid friendly fishing fun  (843) 450-1430  www.catch-1familyfun.com
  • Capt. Dick’s  - (843) 651-3676

 


Marina Services

Visit the MarshWalk by boat.  You’ll find plenty of places to dock for lunch and dinner or just a casual stroll.  And at the Crazy Sister Marina you’ll find boat side fueling, deep water slips and a marina store stocked with supplies and gifts.


Shopping

Just across from the MarshWalk lies The Lazy Gator,
with over 15,000 square feet of unique gifts and Christmas treasures.  Rest a spell on the cool summer porch in old-fashioned rocking chairs or shop ‘til your heart’s content!  They have nautical and coastal home décor, kitchen and bath accessories, garden décor and jewelry.  You’ll also find greeting cards, stationary and truly treasured souvenirs.  Don’t miss the homemade fudge!  At the Lazy Gator, it’s Christmas year round with a beautiful selection of Dept. 56, Buyers Choice, Possible
Dreams and so much more!


Lowcountry History & Wildlife Preserve

Less than five miles from the waterfront MarshWalk you’ll discover Brookgreen Gardens.  Brookgreen is a National Historic Landmark with one of the largest collections of figurative sculpture in an outdoor setting by American artists in the world.  The thousands of acres in Brookgreen’s Lowcountry History and Wildlife Preserve are rich with evidence of the native plants and animals of the South Carolina Lowcountry as well as the great rice plantations of the 1800’s. 

The land is a mix of forested swamps, salt marsh, sandy ridges and fresh tidal swamps.  Don’t miss this magnificent look into the past!  www.brookgreen.org


Huntington Beach State Park

Nearby Huntington State Park boasts a sweeping Grand Strand beach, pristine and wide open, sea-breeze camping and fishing from a jetty or in the surf, and some of the finest bird-watching on the East Coast.  Don’t miss the chance to see loggerhead turtles and other endangered plant and animal species up close.  The park’s freshwater lake is a sure-fire place to see alligators and sometimes even a mink or two.  www.southcarolinaparks.com

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