Things to Do

Explore the Island with Our Naturally Kiawah Pathways Tours – Enjoy a self-guided tour on foot or by bike or kayak for free on the TravelStorys app. Learn more here!

Visit a Kiawah Conservancy Property – Go out into nature and explore Kiawah’s natural habitats by visiting one of our preserved properties that is accessible to the public. These include:

  • Marsh Island Park
  • Maritime Forest Preserve
  • The Naturally Kiawah Demonstration Garden in Night Heron Park
  • Rhett’s Bluff Nature Area

Go Birding – Grab your binoculars and go out looking for some of your favorite feathered friends. You can keep track of all the birds you spot with this Checklist of the Birds of Kiawah Island from the Town of Kiawah Island.

Search for Butterflies – Head to your favorite flowery spot and keep your eyes open for some fluttering friends. Can you spot all the butterflies native to Kiawah Island? Keep track with our Butterfly Checklist. Download it here!

Attend an Event – Check out our calendar to see upcoming Kiawah Conservancy Events.

Check a Few Items off your Kiawah Island Bucket List – From watching the dolphins strand feed to seeing the sunset over the marsh, check out our list of must-do Kiawah nature experiences.

Volunteer in Environmental Efforts – Consider signing up to volunteer with the Kiawah Conservancy and help protect wildlife. You could also consider volunteering with the Kiawah Island Shorebird Stewards, Kiawah Island Turtle Patrol, or the Lowcountry Marine Mammal Network.

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