ActivitiesIf you have not included the activity package when you registered for the Summit, you may choose to prepay for the activities for yourself and/or your friends/family by signing up online, or pay for individual activities on-site:
Thursday, June 11
2:00 PM Golf at the Ocean Course
The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort hosted the 2007 Senior PGA and the 2012 PGA Championships. Located on the eastern-most end of Kiawah Island, this course has more seaside holes than any other course in the Northern Hemisphere.
Golf Digest named The Ocean Course "#4 Public Golf Course in U.S." and "America's Toughest Resort Course." It is one of only 17 "5-star" courses in North America in Golf Digest's "Best Places to Play" reader's poll. GOLF Magazine has rated it #4 in its "Top 100 Courses You Can Play" list.
2:00 PM Near Coastal and Reef FIshing
Join us for an action-packed fishing experience perfect for everyone. Near Coastal and Reef Fishing is done four to seven miles off the beach. While bottom fishing around off shore sandbars and wrecks we are likely to catch various types of large Sharks, Black Sea Bass, Red Drum, Weakfish, Spadefish, Triggerfish, Sheepshead, Bluefish, and many other migratory fish species.
2:00 PM Marsh Kayaking
An instruction and safety lesson are included to familiarize you with this exciting sport. Wildlife possibilities include: Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin, American Bald Eagle, Diamond Back Terrapin, and an endless assortment of plants and estuarine sea life. This tour can be done in a variety of different kayaks, including tandems, singles, and Sit-on-Tops.
2:00 PM Kiawah Creatures Tour
With every step, Kiawah offers an abundance of interesting and amazing wildlife. Taking off on foot and exploring the butterfly gardens, ponds, dune thicket, maritime forest, and beach, we’ll be on the lookout for alligators, turtles, birds of all sorts, insects, and anything else that walks, crawls, swims, or flies our way. With over 230 bird species, 18 mammals, 60 reptile and amphibians and countless insects and marine life, this tour is a great way to get acquainted with an overview of all possible life forms on a barrier island.
Friday, June 12
2:00 PM Golf at Turtle Point Course
A Jack Nicklaus design that highlights three spectacular holes along the oceanfront. Turtle Point is a low-profile golf course that delivers a high caliber golfing experience. Players from the Carolina Amateur, the Carolina PGA, the South Carolina Amateur and the 1990 PGA Cup Matches will all agree that the Turtle Point Golf Course is a true test for strategy and accuracy.
2:00 PM Dolphin Encounter at Shelling Charter
Board our custom built eco-tour boat as we search Kiawah's inlets, creeks and marshes for Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin. Learn more about their habits and behaviors, getting an up-close and personal experience like no other.
2:00 PM Wildlife in the Wetlands Biking Tour
Join a Kiawah Island Naturalist on a 7-mile bike tour to discover the fascinating wildlife that inhabits Kiawah's diverse ecosystems. As you enjoy a leisurely bike ride, you'll gain a better understanding of the salt marsh, the sand dunes, the Kiawah beach, the maritime forest, and the ponds on the island.
2:00 PM Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Experience the Kiawah River like never before, while learning the basics of stand-up paddleboarding. We will start with some brief on-land instructions before heading out to the water for some on the water adventure and marsh exploration.