Summer Planning Guide 2022

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2022 Summer

Planning Guide May 30 - September 05, 2022 Memorial Day - Labor Day

Where to eat, play, and stay during a week at Fripp Island Golf & Beach Resort

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Pack your bags! At Fripp Island Golf & Beach Resort, you’ll find gracious Southern hospitality with a serene setting.Whether you’re looking to relax poolside or experience everything we offer, we’ve got your itinerary covered. Find out where to dine, polish your golf swing, enjoy a game of pickleball, and more. You’ll discover amazing vacation rentals you’ll want to move into, explore our wildlife habitat, and get out on the water with the whole family. Here’s how to make the most of a trip to Fripp Island, where you can delight in the simple, seaside, serenity that can only be found on our shores. We believe in safe, clean, well-equipped, and comfortable accommodations. We offer efficient hospitality services in unity with Fripp Island amenities to provide our guests and members with an exceptional private resort experience. We invite you to experience this unique way of life, and as you revel in the magnificence of Fripp Island, you may find yourself adopting it as your own.


Guest Services

Welcome to Fripp Island Golf & Beach Resort! Guest Services is conveniently located at the center of the island in the Beach Club circle, and is open daily during the summer from 8am to 10pm. If you have any questions about your Fripp Island Resort rental, your PIN code rental access, or the Resort in general, please stop by and let our staff assist 843-838-1558. you. Guest Services can be reached at 843-838-1558

Club Cards

Fripp Island Club

As a Fripp Island Golf and Beach Resort Guest or Club member you are automatically a guest of The Fripp Island Club for the length of your stay! Your Club Guest Card is magnetically encoded and entitles you access to all Club amenities. We simply ask that you and every person in your group age 13 and older carry a Club Card and show it whenever you use the facilities. Since our amenities are operated for the exclusive enjoyment of Fripp Island Club members and Club Card carrying guests, our staff members are instructed to turn away individuals without cards. Please carry your card to avoid any inconvenience.The Club Card is your key to all of the Island’s fun. Should you need to have your card re-magnetized or have any questions about your Club cards, please stop by or call the 843-838-1528. Club Office at 843-838-1528

Business Center

The Business Center is located in the Club Office near the Beach Club in the center of the island. Take advantage of computers, a copier/fax/scanner and high speed internet service. Notary services by appointment. Call 843-8381528 for more information.


Day 1


Discover your home away from home when you book direct from Fripp Island Golf & Beach Resort! We have a large selection of high-quality vacation rentals ranging from oceanfront villas to scenic homes with marsh views. Our Lowcountry resort rentals are fully equipped for your every convenience. No need to stand in line for a key, simply use your unique PIN code for the keyless door lock once check-in time begins. Each home or villa includes linens for bed and bath and a start up kit (includes dishwashing soap, bath soap, shampoo, bath tissue, and paper towels). Your guest cards will be in your check-in packet upon your arrival, so there’s no delay to starting your vacation fun! If you didn’t book through the Resort this year, that’s ok, there’s always next time! Guests of Fripp Island Resort can enjoy: • Complimentary access to all resort facilities • The Lowest Rate • No Hidden Fees • Preferred Rates at Amenities (Golf, Racquet Club, and Activities) • Local, Insider Knowledge from Expert Staff


After you get settled in, celebrate your arrival in paradise with dinner out . . . Bonito Boathouse

The Bonito Boathouse, perched over the water at the Marina, is the ultimate seafood dining experience with spectacular sunsets and expansive Lowcountry marsh views. Featuring Lowcountry favorites like shrimp and grits, fish tacos and pasta - island style! A full bar makes the Bonito Boathouse a perfect island experience. Open Daily 5:30pm-10pm Find more information about all of our restaurants on page 18!

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Get On the Water

Nestled between Savannah and Charleston, Fripp Island Golf & Beach Resort is situated on Beaufort’s most beautiful barrier island. Swept by warm trade winds and soothed by the sound of the surf, Fripp Island Golf & Beach Resort remains an escape for people of all ages and ways of life. This private world of beauty is resplendent with tropical foliage and wildlife, 3.5 miles of gently sloping beach, and magnificent views of the Atlantic.

Beach Hut Rentals

You don’t have to lug all of your gear when you use the Beach Hut! Let us help you make beach set up easy. Head to The Beach Club, then make your way out to The Beach Hut. All rentals are first come, first serve—sorry, reservations are not available. If you’ve got questions, please give our Activity Center a call at 843-838-1516 843-838-1516.The Beach Hut is open from 10am to 7pm between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Credit cards, folio cards, and member cards are gladly accepted. • 1 Set (2 Chairs and 1 Umbrella) - $40 per day • 1 Chair - $10 per day • 1 Umbrella $20 per day


Fripper II Cruises

A cruise on the Fripper II is a perfect way to experience the beautiful waterways along with the rich and diverse flora and fauna on Fripp Island, a salt water paradise. We offer a variety of cruises that will give you memories to last a lifetime. Book the Fripper II for a private party and let us take care of all your party catering needs. The Fripper II can also handle those with special needs. • Private Cruises will cancel normal cruise times (ask us about catering) • Ice cold sodas & water are for sale onboard, but feel free to BYOB • Restroom on board for your convenience • Fripper II is a USCG Approved vessel with a Master Captain and Mate Please Note: Schedule changes are possible due to weather or Captain’s safety concerns.

Fishing Cruise

We’ve got everything you need to fish! Adults $55.00 Kids (3-9) $40.00

Dolphin Cruise

Adults $35.00 Kids (3-9) $25.00

Sunset Cruise

Adults $35.00 Kids (3-9) $25.00 Sunset cruise start times vary from 6-6:30pm based on sunset time.

Shelling Cruise

Adults $55.00 Kids (3-9) $30.00

Private Cruise / Party Cruise

2 Hour $700.00 3 Hour $850.00 *For Nature Cruise & Camp Fripp Cruise contact the Activity Center at 843-838-1516 for fees & to book. For all other cruises call Island Rentals and Excursions 843-838-1518. Minimum of 12 / Maximum of 32 for at 843-838-1518 each cruise. Sunday





10am-12pm 1-3pm 9:30am-12:30pm 11:30am-2:30pm 1:30-3pm 4-5:30pm TBA-sunset 9:am-12pm 9am-12pm



Fishing Cruise Fishing Cruise Shelling Cruise Shelling Cruise Dolphin Cruise Dolphin Cruise Sunset Cruise Nature Cruise* Camp Fripp*

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Day 3

Swing into your Vacation with Full Force Recently named one of the most family-friendly golf destinations in South Carolina by, Fripp Island Resort is home to two decidedly different 18-hole layouts. Whichever stunning course you play, you’ll find practice facilities that include a driving range, chipping area, practice bunker, and putting green.

Ocean Point Golf Links

Ocean Point was designed by GeorgeW. Cobb and is a seaside masterpiece with dramatic views of the Atlantic.The Atlantic Ocean and its constant breezes affect the look, feel and play of almost every hole. 843-838-1521


Golf Instruction & Private Lessons

Our experienced staff of PGA professionals and apprentices offers a wide range of instructional programs for all ages as well as private lessons at either course. For clinics and lessons call Ocean Creek at 843-838-1576 843-838-1576. To see the full schedule for summer check out page 31 of this booklet.

Ocean Creek Golf Course

Ocean Creek is PGA Champion Davis Love III’s first signature course. Four distinct rolling dune lines provide major design elements with ridges climbing as high as 15 feet as they corkscrew across the fairways. Salt marshes and native wetlands also play a key role in the playability and character of Ocean Creek. 843-838-1576


Day 4

Check Out Our Activities Nestled in the trees near the Cabana Club, our Activity Center offers a variety of programming and an up close (and sometimes hands on) look at some of the inhabitants of Fripp Island. Feel free to stop in and meet Scooter, our newest resident, or check out our alligator enclosure, home of Savannah and Veranda! The Activity Center is Camp Fripp headquarters: offering daily activities for ages 3-12. Our friendly staff is here from 8am to 7pm (Monday - Friday, 10-4 on weekends) if you’d like to participate in some of our exciting activities, or just to ask questions about the wildlife here. Check out our entire activity program calendar on page 22!

Fripp Island Conservation

Our staff naturalists work with SCDNR, the Fripp Island Turtle Patrol, and the local Audubon Club to help preserve all of the truly amazing creatures that call Fripp home. We love to educate visitors about these wonderful creatures so drop by and let us tell you all about them and the efforts being used by many to conserve them for future generations.

11 Hi Kids! Do you want to meet new friends and go on fun adventures? Have your parents sign you up for Camp Fripp! Join the Activity Center Staff Monday through Friday at the Creek House begin20 22 ning at 9:00 am (on Thursdays we meet at PegLegs at 8:30 am). Camp reservations must be made by 7pm the night before. Spaces are limited, so call 843-838-1516 to make your reservations early. Camp Fripp Cancellation Policy requires a call by 8:30am the morning of. All children must be bathroom independent. No pull-ups please. Many of our activities take place outdoors, so please make sure your children are prepared for the elements.

Camp Hours •

3-4 year-olds: 9am-12pm Mon-Wed & Fri; 8:30am12pm Thursday; Snack provided 5-12 year-olds: 9am-2pm Mon-Wed & Fri; 8:30am12pm Thursday; Snack & lunch provided

Please bring a towel and bathing suit to each day of camp as they will go swimming after lunch. *Must be able to swim without any assistance, including floaties.

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3-12 year-olds: 9am-12pm - $50/day 5-12 year-olds: 9am-2pm - $80/day Dolphin Cruise: $70

Children must be picked up promptly at 12:00pm for 3-4 year olds or 2:00pm for 5-12 year olds. A $5.00 fee will be assessed per child for every 10 minutes past their scheduled pick up time.


Science Day


Critter Day

Do you have what it takes to be a scientist? Join us in some hands-on science experiments to find out if you have what it takes! Want to learn more about the critters of Fripp Island? Come get to know our animals at the Activity Center and learn about the native species on Fripp Island.

Wednesday Pirate Day

Argh! Join Captain Fripp for a fun-filled Pirate adventure! Be on the lookout for Captain Fripp’s treasure!


Dolphin Cruise


Nature Day

Take an adventure on the Fripper II, and go out and collect shells on Bull Point! How many seashells and treasures will you find?You might even see some Fripp dolphins! (Lunch will be provided on the boat.) Pick up and drop off is at the marina. Enjoy the outdoors and explore the natural beauty of Fripp! Learn about the plants and wildlife while we spend some time in the Activity Center Garden!


Day 5

Lounge Poolside There’s no better way to spend the day than at any of our outdoor pool complexes. Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly spot to chill all day, somewhere to work on your lap time, or an adults-only experience, we have five pool complexes that will have you suiting up for a good time!

Cabana Club Complex

Our favorite family location, Cabana Club is on the south end of the island. Cabana is home to an oval pool (heated seasonally), lagoon pool with misting cave and a kids pool. Willie’s Wet Bar, Cabana Club Restaurant and Veranda Beach Salon are also in the complex.

The Marina Pool

Located at our marina complex, this pool offers a chance to take a dip while enjoying the scenery. From 12-2pm this pool is Camp Fripp only.

Olympic Pool

Located at the center of the island, near the Beach Club, this pool is just steps away from the beach and includes a baby pool, and lap swims from 8am-9am.


Adult Pool

Also located at the center of the island in the Beach Club Complex, the Adult Pool is for patrons 21 years of age and older. It is the perfect place to relax, have a drink from The Sandbar, and listen to bands play our favorite island tunes. While you’re here—check out the Resort’s new green space: the Beach Club Greene!

Ocean Point Pool

Situated across from the Ocean Point Grille and the Ocean Point Golf Links on the North end of the island, this oceanfront pool includes both a baby pool and a pool for mom and dad.

Beach Access

The Fripp Island Property Owners Association (FIPOA) maintains beach access trails. Each access is marked with a wooden sign and offers a path through the dunes. For specific locations, call the FIPOA at 843-838-4155 or visit https://frippislandliving. com/things-to-do/the-beach.


Day 6

Work on Your Backhand Fripp Island Golf and Beach Resort offers yearround tennis play and instruction on eight soft, fastdry courts. The racquet club also boasts 6 pickleball courts that are popular with all ages. Don’t forget to visit our pro shop featuring the latest men’s and women’s apparel and equipment. Our active summer program includes varied programs for adults and juniors. Call the pro shop at 843-838-1504 to book your clinics or lessons! You can view the entire racquet club schedule on page 32.


Tennis (see page 32 for times and descriptions)

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Hot Shots Future Stars Juniors Stroke of the Day Daily Drills Adult Clinic Mixed Up Doubles

Pickleball (see page 33 for times and descriptions)



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Monday Novice Clinic Intermediate Clinic Round Robin (2.5 & under) Round Robin (Intermediate & Up)


Day 7

Explore as a Family . . . There’s so much more to do at Fripp Island Resort than we could ever preview in this booklet; so as you wrap up your time here, make sure you get out and explore! Our island is over 3.5 miles long so there’s lots to see! Rent a bike and see if you can complete the “Turtles of Tarpon Scavenger Hunt” or just enjoy the scenery! There’s so much to explore, and as a barrier island, you’ll never see the same beach twice!

Fripp Island is incredibly bike friendly!You can bring your own bikes from home or rent cruisers from Island Excursions at 843-838-1518 843-838-1518.

Did you know? Fripp Island, SC is home to over 200 native alligators. Many alligators on the island are part of studies done by our Resort biologists. Fripp island is aWildlife Sanctuary, meaning these reptiles are protected by the state. In South Carolina, it is against the law to feed or harass alligators, so please remember to give these magnificent creatures space!


Can you find all eleven Turtles of Tarpon? Grab a clue card from the Activity Center or scan the code above!

Kayak into the sunset with one of our guided tours. Call 843-838-1516 for more information.

Fripp has amazing wildlife everywhere you look!

. . . And Come Back Soon!


DRINKS & DINING The Beach Club 843-838-1510 Due to popular demand, our Beach Club menu is returning this summer! Our refreshed menu offers Southern Seaside staples as well as crowd pleasers for the whole family! Start off your meal with one of our classic appetizers, and check out our full bar with specialty drinks! Fripp Island Member dinner favorites include everything from lobster pie and ahi tuna all the way to grilled-to-order burgers. Tuesday-Saturday 5:30pm to 10pm

The Food Court 843-838-1513 There’s something delicious for everyone at the Food Court, located in the Beach Club circle. Enjoy fried chicken, tacos and nachos, pizza with a wide variety of toppings, soft-serve or hand-dipped ice cream, and our “Grab N Go” selection of brewed Starbucks coffee, fruit smoothies, sandwiches, salads, freshly baked cookies, breakfast breads, and muffins. Daily 8am-10pm

Bonito Boathouse 843-838-1506 The Bonito Boathouse, located on the water at the Marina, is the ultimate seafood dining experience with spectacular sunsets and expansive low-country marsh views. Fripp Island’s favorite dining choice for the entire family, featuring the fried seafood platters, flame grilled ribeye steak, pastas and nightly specials. A full bar makes the Bonito Boathouse a perfect island experience. Daily 5:30pm-10pm

View our full menus, hours, and more on our website!


DRINKS & DINING Cabana Club Grille 843-838-1598 Overlooking Skull Inlet, Pritchard’s Island and the fabulous Cabana Lagoon Pools, the Cabana Club is the perfect family choice for lunch, refreshing drinks and snacks within and outdoor seating on the patio and pool deck.The Cabana Club features a specialty burger menu, hot dogs, chicken tenders and fries plus delicious sandwiches, salads and snacks. Don’t forget to join us Mondays for Dine N’ Dive, where the Grille stays open until 9pm! Daily 11am-4pm

Marina Deli 843-838-1517 The Marina Deli offers sandwiches, salads, chips and snacks as well as ice-cold drinks and beer.Whether you’re heading out on the boat or just want to enjoy a quick lunch overlooking the Marina, stop by and stock up! Monday-Saturday 11am-3pm

19th Hole 843-838-1509 The perfect place to start your day with brewed Starbucks coffee, or to enjoy a quick panini or salad for lunch while taking in a scenic view of the Ocean Creek Golf Course. Smooth out your next golf putt with your favorite refreshing beverage or libation! Daily 7am-6pm

Ocean Point Grille 843-838-1508 The Ocean Point Grille is the place to go for a great breakfast featuring omelets, pancakes, and all of the fixings. Need a break from the sun? Ocean Point Grille’s lunch menu includes classic sandwiches, salads and fabulous burgers. The Ocean Point Grille is a great destination for golfers and families alike. Serving breakfast from 7am to 11am and lunch until 3pm. From 3-6pm enjoy cocktails, beer and wine, along with hot dogs and snacks for the late afternoon crowd. Daily 7:30am-6pm


DRINKS & DINING Ocean View at the Beach Club 843-838-1510 Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, with spectacular second floor ocean views, sit outside on the patio or in the air conditioned indoor dining room. Join us for Trivia on Thursdays, Karaoke on Wednesdays, or Canvas and Cabernet on Tuesday nights. You can also enjoy the same delicious Beach Club menu during restaurant hours. Hours Vary with Event Times

Sandbar 843-838-1631 Warm breezes and frosty drinks make this ocean-side outdoor bar the place to be. Enjoy live musical entertainment most Friday and Saturday afternoons - check the monthly calendar for the schedule. Live music moves into Ocean View at the Beach Club during inclement weather or into the Bonito Boathouse during private events. Daily Noon - Close (Weather Permitting)

Willie’s Wet Bar 843-838-1598 Willie’s Wet Bar at the Cabana Club features all of your favorite summertime libations . . . tropical fruit smoothies, cocktails, ice-cold beer, and wine all overlooking Skull Inlet and Pritchard’s Island. Daily 11am-6pm (Weather Permitting)



Ocean Point Pro Shop & Ocean Creek Pro Shop

Offering logo wear, golf apparel, clubs, sunglasses, accessories, and more. 843-838-1521 or 843-838-1576

Fripp Island Racquet Club

Offering tennis apparel, logo wear, racquets, and merchandise. 843-838-1504

Fripp Island Activity Center

Come visit the animals and pick up t-shirts, stuffed animals, toys, and more. 843-838-1516

Fripp Island Marina Deli & Market

Pick up last minute groceries, beer, and wine.While you’re there grab your souvenir logo shirts, koozies, belts, tumblers, and more. Going fishing? Stop in and get rods, bait, and tackle - everything you need for a day on the water! 843-838-1517

The Fripp Ship

The Fripp Ship is our official logo store offering casual logo wear, gifts, and souvenirs. Located in the Beach Club Circle. Open 7 days a week. 843-838-1514


This great island boutique is located in the Springtide Village complex next to Fripp Island Real Estate at the front of the island. Here you will find a unique selection of gifts, artwork, accent furniture, apparel, and accessories. Open 7 days a week. 843-838-1641

NALU Paddle Boarding Shop

The world famous landmark offering NALU apparel, tours, rentals, cold drinks, and snacks. The Field Brothers are excited to show you what the NALU brand is all about. Located at the Marina. 843-284-6258

Veranda Beach Salon

(Located at the Cabana Club) Try out a new cut or color, enjoy a pedicure or get a relaxing massage all while looking out over Skull Inlet. 843-838-9179



Nature Programs




8-9am Fripp is Certified Wildlife Habitat and an Audubon Important Area. A variety of birds use our beaches, maritime forests, golf courses, ponds, and marshes.This walking tour will depart from the Activity Center and we will search for wading birds, shore birds, and woodland species. Beginners to expert birders are welcome! This program does not require reservations. Scheduled year round. ISLAND SAFARI $15/person 4-5pm Thursdays Come along with our naturalists to explore the natural wildlife that you can find out on Fripp! From alligators, to birds, to fiddler crabs you never know what you will find to learn about. This trip will depart from the Activity Center via van, so spots are limited. Call ahead to reserve a spot on this island safari! Scheduled Memorial Day - Labor Day. CRABBING & SEINING $12/person 10:30-11:30am Sundays 12:30-1:30pm Fridays For this program, our naturalists will teach you how to use crab drop nets, seine nets, and cast nets. Learn about the different types of fish and crabs that you can catch in Fripp’s coastal waters. If you want to try it out, plan on getting wet! This program is catch and release only. Please wear shoes you don’t mind getting dirty. This is fun for all ages and does not require a reservation. Meet our naturalists at the end of Tarpon Boulevard to participate! Scheduled May - September. FREE FEEDING FRENZY 5-6pm Fridays Be sure to stop by the Activity Center on Fridays to see all of our resident animals get fed! You will get to see all of our snakes, turtles, lizards, and alligators eat as well as learn about their diets, feeding habits, and how their bodies are designed to eat the way they do. Reservations are not required. Scheduled year round. $15/person GATOR WALK 5-6pm Mondays 8-9am Wednesdays One of Fripp Island’s most beloved animals is the American Alligator! Join us and we will introduce you to our captive alligators, Savannah and Veranda.Then our naturalists will take you looking for these prehistoric predators in some of Fripp’s golf course ponds. As we watch for gators, you’ll learn all about Fripp’s apex predator. Reservations are not required. Scheduled year round.



$20/person 8:30-9:30pm Looking for a fun activity to do at night? Look no further! Join us on a nature walk to look for all different kinds of night wildlife that we see on island, including frogs, toads, alligators, raccoons, opossums, bats, and owls. Our naturalists will teach you all about these wonderful animals as you see them! Some flashlights are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. Please call ahead of time to reserve your spot. Scheduled Memorial Day - Labor Day. $45/child JUNIOR NATURALIST 2:30-4pm Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays Do your kiddos love animals, nature, and spending time outdoors? Join our naturalists this afternoon to learn more about the beautiful wildlife Fripp has to offer. Each day of the week has a different theme: Nature Walk Bingo, Garden Exploration, Marsh Madness, Sea Turtle Day, Reptiles 101, and Island Investigation. If your 3 to 12 year old completes all of the 6 junior naturalist programs, they will receive an official Fripp Island Junior Naturalist certificate. Meet us at the Activity Center to start your child’s journey as a Junior Naturalist! Please call ahead of time to reserve your spot. See page 25 for more information. Scheduled Memorial Day - Labor Day. $50 single/ $75 tandem MARSH KAYAKING 9-11am Monday, Friday, and Saturday Join our naturalists as we kayak down our winding tidal creeks. Share a tandem kayak with a buddy or paddle by yourself in a single. On this tour, we will look out for ospreys and bald eagles flying overhead, fiddler crabs walking the mud flats, dolphins splashing the shoreline, and so much more! Please call ahead to reserve your spot on this boat tour. Scheduled year round. MEET THE ANIMALS FREE 12-1pm Weekdays Make sure to drop by to meet our resident animals on your stay! Our naturalists will take out a new animal each day for you to interact with and ask questions about. On Saturdays and Sundays, meet us by the Beach Club to see some of your favorite resident animals enjoying the sunshine! This program does not require a reservation. Scheduled year round. NATURE CRUISE $50/person 9am-12pm Wednesdays Come aboard the Fripper II with our naturalists for a pontoon boat tour of the tidal creeks and islands around Fripp. Learn about Fripp’s history and the creatures you can find in the marsh! For this tour, we will stop at Bull Point on Caper’s Island to comb the beach, so bring along a reusable bag for the shells you find and learn about! Please call ahead of time to reserve your spot. Scheduled March - August.




$15/team 10-11am Join our naturalists for a fun game of golf cart bingo! Race around the island and test your knowledge following different nature related clues to fill out your bingo board and win a prize. This is fun for all ages and does not require a reservation. Guests should meet our naturalists at the Creek House to join in on the fun! Scheduled Memorial Day - Labor Day. FREE POP UP MEET THE ANIMALS Varies Varies Catch our naturalists at the Beach Club for this program.You may meet Earl, our box turtle, or even some of your favorite snakes, like Olaf the corn snake! Follow us on social media to see when we will be around the island. Scheduled year round. $12/person FRIPPER’S CRITTERS 4-5pm Tuesdays If you’re a budding herpetologist (a person who studies reptiles and amphibians) this is the program for you! Get familiar with some of the Activity Center’s resident reptiles and what makes them unique.We will discuss habitats, diets, anatomy, and more. We may even get to spot an alligator or two! Closed-toed shoes are required. Scheduled Memorial Day - Labor Day. SUNSET KAYAKING $60 single/ $80 tandem 6:30-8:30pm Tuesdays and Thursdays The marsh is arguably the best place around Fripp to watch the sunset. On this guided tour, we will look for and discuss the plants and many animals of the salt marsh. Enjoy the peace and serenity of the tidal creeks and watch the colors of the sky and water change. Make sure you bring a camera and a way to keep it dry! Please call ahead to reserve your spot.Tour is 2 hours and will depart from the Marina boat ramp. Scheduled year round. $20/person TURTLE NIGHT WALK 8:30-9:30pm Mondays and Tuesdays Join our naturalists for an evening beach walk under the stars to try and catch a glimpse of a nesting sea turtle or hatchlings leaving the nest!You will learn about how to safely view sea turtles at night, red lights, and how you can help protect our state reptile. Scheduled May through September (or when last nest hatches). TURTLE WALK $20/person 8-9am Thursdays Fripp Island’s beach is an important nesting area for endangered sea turtles. Every summer, loggerhead sea turtles crawl onto our beach at night and lay their eggs. Join our naturalists for a morning beach walk to check out some of the nests and to learn all about our sea turtles! Please call ahead of time to reserve your spot. Scheduled May through September (or when last nest hatches).



BECOME A FRIPP JUNIOR NATURALIST Join us Monday,Wednesday, and Friday from 2:30 - 4:00pm at the Activity Center! Complete all six programs to earn an official Junior Naturalist certification! $45/child, Reservations Required, Scheduled Memorial Day - Labor Day.


Nature Walk Bingo: Kids will explore the island with our naturalists while testing their knowledge while following Fripp-related nature clues. Sea Turtle Day: Our junior naturalists will get to learn about the different sea turtles that you can find in South Carolina coastal waters. They will head to the beach to learn about mama turtles and hatchlings and how to help protect our endangered sea turtles.


Garden Exploration: Does your child have a green thumb? This is just the program for them! Learn about local plant species and what they attract, as well as what might live on the plants you find (bugs, beetles, and bees, oh my!). Reptiles 101: If your child is a budding herpetologist (a person who studies reptiles and amphibians) this is the program for you! Get familiar with some of the Activity Center’s resident reptiles. We will discuss habitats, diets, anatomy, and more.


Marsh Madness: For this program, kids will get to learn about the unique marsh ecosystem that you find on Fripp. From the fiddler crabs in the sand, to the egrets flying in the sky, each animal has an important role. Island Investigation: Is your kid curious? Here is an opportunity for them to test their curiosity while also getting to explore the island.



Recreation Programs ARTS AND CRAFTS

Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays

Varies 2-3pm

Each day we’ll be creating a different craft! Call the Activity Center at 843-838-1516 or refer to the monthly schedule for specific details. CAMP FRIPP Varies 9am-2pm Weekdays Hi Kids! Do you want to meet new friends and go on fun adventures? Have your parents sign you up for Camp Fripp! Join the Activity Center Staff Monday through Friday at the Creek House beginning at 9:00am. Camp reservations must be made by 7pm the night before. Spaces are limited, so call 843-838-1516 to make your reservations early. Camp Fripp Cancellation Policy requires a call by 8:30am the morning of. All children must be bathroom independent. Check out page 11 for more info! $50 / person CANVAS AND CABERNET 7-9pm Tuesdays Create your own masterpiece while enjoying a complimentary glass of wine or beer. A local artist will guide you through the painting basics and at the end of the night you will be able to take your masterpiece home! No previous painting experience is necessary. Space is limited to the first 25 participants. Scheduled Memorial Day - Labor Day $12/team CORNHOLE 2-4:30pm Sundays and Tuesdays Come participate in one of our favorite southern pastimes by the Sandbar! Teams of 2 compete for the grand prize! Offered Memorial Day - Labor Day for those 21 & up. FREE DINE N’ DIVE 8:30-10:30pm Mondays Bring your towel and swimsuit to Cabana Club pool to enjoy a family friendly movie. Cabana Club Grille will be open until 9pm to enjoy a late dinner with the movie! Call the Activity Center to find out what the movie is for the week! Memorial Day - Labor Day. $10/person DODGEBALL 5-8pm Thursdays Join us on The Beach Club Greene for all the fun! We’ll have a competitive dodgeball tournament with music and prizes. Registration is from 5pm-5:30pm, play starts at 5:30! Scheduled Memorial Day - Labor Day. Come as a team or by yourself (we will put you on a team!)



$12/team 2-4pm The bigger the beer pong the better! Nowhere is this more true than with our Giant Beer Pong tournament! Those 21 & up can join us at The Sandbar for a 2v2, double-elimination beer pong tournament. Scheduled Memorial Day - Labor Day. $15 team GOLF CART SCAVENGER HUNT 4-5:30pm Wednesdays Gather a team and meet at the Creekhouse. Set off with a list of clues that will take you on your golf cart to explore the island. *Must provide a golf cart and camera.* (A team consists of however many people can fit on your golf cart). KARAOKE FREE Kids: 7-9:30pm Wednesdays 21 & up: 10pm-1am Sick of singing in the shower? Come sing your heart out with a DJ playing fun music and your favorite songs at your request! Offered Memorial Day - Labor Day in OceanView Lounge. Kids sing from 7-9:30pm and 21 & up singers start at 10pm. KIDS’ NIGHT OUT $45/child 6:30-9pm Tuesdays Adults need a night out? Bring your kids to Kids Night Out at the Creekhouse to join us for a night full of games, crafts and pizza! 3 yrs old-12 yrs old. Offered Memorial Day - Labor Day. Reservations Required. $1/card or $5/ hour POOLSIDE BINGO 3-4pm Mondays Come to Cabana Club for a fun filled game of Bingo while enjoying your swim or the Cabana Club Grille! Offered Memorial Day - Labor Day. $1/card or $5/ hour POOLSIDE SINGO 3-4pm Fridays Want to change up your bingo skills? Let’s test your knowledge on music! Bingo cards are provided and a song is played and you are to mark off the song on your board...5 in a row? SINGO! Offered Memorial Day - Labor Day.




$40/person 7-8pm Sundays Want to meet other teens while enjoying a night full of music, games,Wii tournaments, food, sodas and arts and crafts!We have it all! 13 yrs old-18 yrs old at the Creekhouse. Offered Memorial Day-Labor Day. Reservations Required. TIE DYE Varies 2-4pm Tuesdays and Thursdays You can’t leave Fripp Island without some Tie Dye! Come to the Activity Center to pick out your t-shirt, long sleeve, tank tops, etc., colors and design for a one of a kind souvenir! Offered yearround at the Creekhouse. TIPSY TIE DYE Varies 8-9pm Fridays You can’t leave Fripp Island without some Tie Dye! This new offering is for the 21 & up crowd, and each purchase includes a complimentary drink ticket for The Sandbar! Pick out your Sandbar-themed t-shirt, hat, or bandana, and select your colors and design for a one of a kind souvenir! Offered Memorial Day - Labor Day at The Sandbar. TRIVIA $12/team 8-10pm Thursdays Want to test your knowledge? Grab a team of up to 8 people or less and come prove it at Ocean View at the Beach Club. Offered Memorial Day - Labor Day. TURTLES OF TARPON FREE SCAVENGER HUNT Anytime Anytime Can you find all eleven Turtles of Tarpon? This new scavenger hunt guides you across Fripp Island in search of our small shelled friends. Just grab a clue card from the Activity Center! 4V4 FLOATING VOLLEYBALL $5/person or $20/team TOURNEY 6-8pm Mondays Bump...set...swim…spike! Grab a team of four and join us at The Olympic Pool for a 4v4 volleyball tournament. All levels of experience are welcome! (Come with a team of 4 or less and we will find a team for you if we have other smaller groups). Offered Memorial Day - Labor Day at the Olympic Pool



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Arts & Crafts Birding Camp Fripp Canvas & Cabernet Cornhole Crabbing & Seining Creatures of the Night Dine ‘n Dive Dodgeball Feeding Frenzy Fripper’s Critters Gator Walk Giant Beer Pong Golf Cart Scav Hunt Island Safari Junior Naturalist Karaoke Kids’ Night Out Marsh Kayaking Meet the Animals Nature Cruise Nature Golf Cart BINGO Poolside BINGO Poolside SINGO Pop-Up Meet the Animals Sunset Kayaking Teen Night Tie Dye Tipsy Tie Dye Trivia Turtle Night Walk Turtle Walk

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GOLF Rates Ocean Creek Golf Course | Ocean Point Golf Links Racquet Club | Activity Center | Swimming Pools Island Excursions & Rentals | Marina Market, Deli, & Store Beach Club | Palmera Tacqueria | Bonito Boathouse | Food Court Cabana Club | The Sandbar | Ocean View at the Beach Club 19th Hole | Ocean Point Grille

Golf Fees

18 Holes (am) 18 Holes (After 1pm) 9 Holes (am) 9 Holes (After 2pm)

Resort Guest $80 $60 $60 $40

Junior Golf (12-15 Years Old)

Club Guest


18 Holes 9 Holes

$30 $22

Wee Links (5-11Years Old)

$105 $70 $70 $50

Walking $12 $9

$15 After 3pm

Range Balls

Rental Clubs

Small - 30 Balls $4 Medium - 60 Balls $6 Large - 100 Balls $10

18 Holes 9 Holes

$60 $40

All guests 13 and older are required to have a Club Guest Card.

For Tee Times, Contact: Ocean Creek - 843-838-1576 Ocean Point - 843-838-1521


GOLF Junior Golf Clinics

Monday,Wednesday, and Friday 10-11am

Located at Ocean Creek Golf Course, golfers ages 6-15 can participate in Junior Clinics. The clinics focus on golf fundamentals and course etiquette. $20/session. Call 843838-1576 to reserve your space as spots are limited.

Adult Clinics

Thursdays 10-11am

Make your game more enjoyable by learning different fundamentals in each of these sessions. Classes fill up quickly, so call the Ocean Creek Pro Shop at 843-838-1576 to reserve your space. $25/session.

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Junior Golf Clinic Adult Clinic


TENNIS & PICKLEBALL Tennis Kids’ Clinics

Hot Shots Tuesday & Thursday 8:30-9am

Hot Shots is geared for children ages 4-6. We will briefly work on the basics, then play some games designed to work on hand-eye coordination and have fun. $13/day.

Future Stars Tuesday & Thursday 9-10am Designed for children ages 5-9. Our instructors will provide structure for your child’s ever-changing game. This clinic provides both drills and games. $26/day.


Tuesday & Thursday 10-11am

This clinic is available for juniors ages 10-16. For one hour, our instructors will combine stroke production, drills, and match play situations. $26/day.

Tennis Adults’ Clinics

Stroke of the Day Monday-Friday 9-10am

One of our most popular instructional programs for adults (ages 17 and up). Professional instructors select a variety of demanding drills for players seeking to improve specific areas of their game. $26 per day.

Daily Drills Monday-Friday 10-11am Another popular program featuring a combination of stroke production and match play drills (ages 17 & up). $26/day.

Adult Clinic

Saturday 9-10:30am

Instruction touches on various areas of tennis covered during our weekly clinics.This clinic is structured around the skill levels of the players. $39/day.

Mixed Up Doubles Wednesday 3-4:30pm Switch, mix, mingle and play with different partners. This round robin is organized by our staff and designed for all skill levels. $15/day.


TENNIS & PICKLEBALL Pickleball Round Robins

2.5 & Under Mondays & Wednesdays 9-10:30am

Play with different partners and get a better feel for the sport in our pickleball round robins. This round robin is organized by our staff and designed for players up to 2.5. Maximum of 28 players. $7.50/person.

Intermediate & Up Tuesdays,Thursdays, & Sundays 8-10am This round robin is organized by our staff and designed for those at a 2.5+ and higher skill level. Maximum of 28 players, 14 years and up. $10/person.

Pickleball Clinics Novice

Mondays 8-9am

Our pickleball pro will show you the ropes in this accessible clinic for those new to the sport. Maximum of 8 players. $20/person.


Wednesdays 8-9am

This clinic with our pickleball pro will help those with a 2.5+ rating hone their skills. Maximum of 8 players. $20/person.


Each year, the Racquet Club hosts tournaments that offer challenges and fun competition for Adult NTRP players. Call 843-838-1504 for info.

Our Fall Clay Court Tournament will be held September 23-25, 2022!



Just a few miles from the Intracoastal Waterway, Fripp Island Marina is ideally located for fishing and boating. The Marina offers dockage, boat storage, boat slip rentals and a loading ramp.

Charter Fishing

Charter services are available with one of our experienced guides to fish as far out as the Gulf Stream. Sailfish, mahi-mahi, barracuda, kingfish, marlin, wahoo, grouper and snapper are plentiful. For inshore fishing, the waters around Fripp Island are teeming with trout, flounder, red drum, cobia, tarpon and Spanish mackerel.

Marina Market

The Marina Market has everything you might need for a day at sea: gas, boat supplies, live bait, tackle, crabbing nets and more. The Market offers grocery staples as well as snacks, wine, beer, ice and the latest logo apparel, including Tervis® tumblers. 843-838-1517

Marina Deli

Be sure to stop by the Marina Deli located inside the Marina Store to grab soup, a salad or a sandwich for your day on the water. 843-838-1517

Fishing Tournaments

Whether you like to fish inshore or offshore, we have a tournament for you. Call 843-838-1517 for details or visit our website to enter. May 26-28, 2022 Memorial Day Fishing Tournament September 1-3, 2022 Labor Day Kingfish Tournament October 21-22, 2022 Owen Perry Inshore Tournament November 25, 2022 Kids’ Fishing Tournament



Our rentals are the best way to get around and explore the island. Rentals are available when you present your Club Guest Card at Island Rentals, which is open daily 8am until 6pm. Call 843-838-1518 for information and for reservations.

Golf Cart Rentals

Golf carts make it easy to get around and explore the island. A valid driver’s license is required for rental. Standard and limo carts are available. Delivery is available for a fee.

Scooter Rentals

Scooters are available from the Excursions office. A valid driver’s license is required for rental.

Bicycle Rentals

Experience Fripp Island by bicycle. FREE Pick Up and Delivery (4 bike minimum) is provided to Fripp Island Golf & Beach Resort guests, when available, with a 24-hour notice.

Kayak Rentals

Tour the Lowcountry salt marsh in one of our kayaks. Single or double kayaks are available to rent by the hour.

Boat Rentals

Carolina Skiffs are available to meet all your fishing and cruising needs. They will accommodate 6 to 8 people, depending on the size of skiff you choose. They include storage space for supplies and coolers and a Bimini top for shade. 17’ (6 people), 19’ (6 people) or 21’ (8 people) skiffs are available for rent. Call 843-838-1518 to reserve your fun today. Island Carts

$115/1 day

$165/2 day

$192/3 day

(up to 4)

$264/4 day

$280/5 day

$350/7 day

Limo Carts

$152/1 day

$225/2 day

$288/3 day

(up to 6)

$376/4 day

$435/5 day

$450/7 day

$80/1 day

$120/2 day

$200/3 day

$225/4 day

$275/5 day

$350/7 day


$25/1 day

$35/2 day

$45/3 day

Boat (17’)

$55/4 day $65/5 day $75/7 day $300/half day $450/full day

Boat (19’)

$400/half day

Boat (21’) Kayak

$350/half day Single $25/hr Double $40/hr

Rod & Reel


Scooters (1 person)

$600/full day $600/full day $145/week $175/week $15/day w/ $50/7 day boat rental


Fripp Island Golf & Beach Resort 2119 Sea Island Parkway Harbor Island, SC 29920 843-838-1558