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Enjoy an array of sun-splashed attractions at Sea Island

Discover Two Bodies of Water to Love at Sea Island


Beachside Water Sports

The Beachfront Water Sports Center is located on the pristine beach behind the Sea Island Beach Club and offers a variety of activities and rentals.

Intro to Kiteboarding

Be gone with the wind with this one-of-a-kind experience! Use the winds energy through a kite to glide you atop the water's surface on a board. Basic instruction, safety, and riding skills are all covered in the this 3-hour class.

Guided Hobie Cat Tours of Coastal Waters

This is a two-hour guided tour on a Hobie Cat Getaway with a local naturalist. This tour can be customized to meet the needs of the guest. Tours may include history, shelling, nature walks, while learning about coastal Georgia’s geography and wildlife.

Guided Hobie Cat Sunset Adventure

This two-hour guided cruise on a Hobie Cat Getaway will take your breath away while you watch the sunset from the water. Beverages can be added to cruises.

Hobie Cat Sailing Lessons

Learn fundamentals of sailing, points of sail, nautical terms and language, maneuvering, tacking and gybing, and how to tie sailing knots! (Minimum age of 12).

Sea Island Sailing School

The Sea Island Sailing School is a three-hour experience for the beginner sailor. The school begins at the Rainbow Island Dock with basic sailing instruction on a Sunfish sailboat in Black Banks River. Then, the school moves to the open ocean for instruction on a Hobie Cat Wave.

The Water Sports Experience

Experience Sea Island’s three major Water Sports activities; Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Ocean Kayaking, and Sailing. Instructors focus on instruction and technique for each water sport. Lunch and refreshments are included.

Stand-Up Paddleboard Clinic

Enjoy a vantage point of the Georgia coastline from a paddleboard’s perspective. Our trained guides will have you confidently standing up and paddling the surf in no time at all!

Also available is the daily Paddle-in-the-Pool clinic that provides an easy introduction to the boards in calm waters.


  • Hobie Cat sailboats
  • SUP
  • Ocean Kayaks-Single and tandem
  • Beach Funcycles
  • Beach Games
  • Surf Boards
  • Boogie Boards

Rainbow Island Water Sports

The Rainbow Island Water Sports Center is located on Rainbow Island and offers a variety of activities and rentals.

Kayaking with Shore Lunch

Paddle to Sea Island's southernmost tip for an educational beach walk with our residential Naturalist to discuss the surrounding nature followed by a private picnic lunch.

Sunset Kayak Trip

Capture the South Georgia sunset from your kayak.

Family Salt Marsh Kayaking

Bring the whole family, along with a hat, sunscreen and clothing that can get damp to explore the vast tidal grasslands behind our barrier islands by sea kayak.

Intro to Paddleboarding

Allow Sea Island’s water sports experts to introduce you to the fastest growing water sport around. For ages 9-14

Sunfish Sailing Classes

This sailing lesson introduces wind direction, tidal currents, rigging the boat, identifying the purposes of the dager board, rudder and sails. Also learn the fundamentals of rope knots.

Groms Stand-Up Paddleboard Lesson

Learn the fundamentals of stand-up paddleboarding. This class teaches balance and paddling techniques for the little ones. Ages 9-14.

Sunset SUP

Paddle along the coastal waterways behind Sea Island as the sun sets over the salt marsh and experience nature at its best.

Sunfish sailboats are available by the hour Rainbow Island dock.