Dog Friendly Activities in Bluffton, SC

There are 3 dog friendly activities in Bluffton, and 96 more nearby. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Bluffton.

Pet Friendly Tanger Outlets Hilton Head
Tanger Outlets Hilton Head Tanger Outlets Hilton Head is pet-friendly. Leashed dogs are welcome in some of the stores to help you choose your next new item of clothing. There are lots of stores at this location, each offering a variety of different styles and designs. Tangers is open Monday through Thursday from 9am to 9pm, Friday to Saturday from 9am to 10pm, and Sunday from 10am to 7pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Captain Buddy’s
Captain Buddy’s Captain Buddy’s is a pet-friendly boating company based in Bluffton. They offer boat activities like Dolphin Tours, Sunset Cruises, Fishing Charter, Fossil and Shark Teeth Hunting, and a Booze Cruise. Leashed dogs are welcome on certain tours with prior approval. They are open every day of the week from 8am to 6pm. See Details
Photo Shoot Local-Style Create IG-Envy 'Photo Shoot Local-Style Create IG-Envy' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Laura. You and your pooch will take a photographic journey through Old Town Historic Bluffton while your host captures photos of you along the way. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests of all ages. Rates start at $87 per person. See Details
Oliver Bentleys Historic Dog Walk Tour See Savannah in a dog-centric way on the Oliver Bentleys Historic Dog Walk Tour. Designed and tailored specifically for you and your dog, this tour gives you and your pup the opportunity to sniff out Savannah's historical sites while you hear more about this beautiful city. There is a limit of two dogs per human, and all dogs must be leashed. The tour begins in the store located at 110 East York Street, next to Zunzi's. The tour runs about 90 minutes and is less than a mile stroll through historic Savannah. As an added bonus, every dog on the tour receives a complimentary bag of Oliver Bentleys own original recipe Ollie B. Biscuits. Tours are by reservation only. Please note the afternoon tour is not offered June through September due to high temperatures. See Details
Burkes Beach Very nice beach with metered spaces that is dog-friendly before before 10am and after 5pm from April 1st through late September. Walking distance to the Chaplain Community Park, which includes the Best Friends Dog Park; if you don't like to walk, there are parking spaces in both areas. Parking is free at the Community Park, and metered at the beach access point. See Details
Herty Pines Dog Park Herty Pines Dog Park is fully-fenced with a large common area and a separate section for small dogs who don't feel comfortable around large dogs. Additional features include shade trees, clean up stations, water fountains, and free parking. See Details
Alder Lane Beach Access Alder Lane Beach is a great, quiet getaway from the typical beach scene since its crowd size is much smaller than that of the surrounding area beaches. It's located off of South Forest Beach drive, next to the Marriott Grande Ocean Resort, and amenities include Beach Matting, Restrooms, Outdoor Showers, 22 Metered Parking Spaces, and Seasonal Lifeguards. Animals are permitted on the beach during the official beach season, April 1st through September 30th before 10 a.m. and after 5 p.m, or anytime in the off season. They must be on a leash or under positive voice control at all times. Owner's are also required to remove and properly dispose of the animal's excrement as well. See Details
Stroll with Savannah Tours and Tales 'Stroll with Savannah Tours and Tales' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Kt. You and your pooch will tour Savannah by foot on this unique tour learning about history, architecture and culture along the way. Rest stops will be available during the tour and you are welcome to bring refreshments with you. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests of all ages. Rates start at $26 per person. See Details
Skidaway Island State Park Located near historic Savannah, this park borders Skidaway narrows, a part of Georgia’s intracoastal waterway. The park provides camping and picnicking surrounded by Spanish moss-draped live oaks. Trails wind through maritime forest and over salt marsh allowing visitors to watch for deer, fiddler crabs, raccoon, egrets and migrating birds such as colorful painted buntings. An observation tower provides another chance to watch for wildlife on this barrier island. A giant ground sloth replica, birding station, reptile room, and natural and cultural exhibits are featured in the interpretive center. Dogs must be leashed at all times and are not permitted in any buildings. See Details
Best Friends Dog Park/Chaplin Park The Islands largest park that includes tree covered benches and two water fountains in each of the fenced areas for small and large dogs. See Details
Mother Matilda Beasley Dog Park Bring your pet to run and play off-leash at this fenced dog park in downtown Savannah. Please note that dogs are only allowed in the dog park area on the north end of the park. See Details
Old Savannah Tours If you have a small dog and want to see Savannah from the comfort of a trolley, then Old Savannah Tours might just be the tour for you. Dogs weighing 25 lbs or less are welcome to enjoy a tour of Savannah with you as long as they sit on your lap. There are many sightseeing tours to choose from, including a tour with on-and-off privileges, allowing you to see as much of Savannah as you can fit into your day, on your own or with the tour group. Dogs are only allowed on trolley tours. See Details
Fraidy Cat haunted history & ghost walk 'Fraidy Cat haunted history & ghost walk' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Kerry. Join a fun, spooky family-friendly stroll through Savannah. Leashed dogs are welcome on the tour. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 5 and up. Rates start at $15 per person. See Details
Hilton Head Island Beaches Dogs are allowed on Hilton Head beaches and must be on a leash between 10 am and 5 pm from April 1 through the Thursday before Memorial Day, and must be leashed between the hours of 10 am and 5 pm the Tuesday after Labor Day through September 30. Dogs must be on a leash or under positive voice control at all other times. Dogs must be leashed at all times on Fish Haul and Mitchelville beaches. Dogs not permitted between 10 am and 5 pm from the Friday before Memorial Day through Labor Day. Persons in control of animals on the beach are required to remove and properly dispose of the animal's excrement. Please note that the Beaufort County Sheriff's Department patrols the beaches and enforces all regulations. Violators of beach regulations are subject to fines up to $500 per each offense. Call (843) 341-4600 for more information. See Details
Fort Pulaski National Monument Fort Pulaski National Monument offers dog owners the chance to experience many interesting and exciting activities year-round. Fort Pulaski itself is a large-scale outdoor exhibit. The main structure, together with outlying works including demilune, drawbridges, ditches, and dikes, is a fine example of historic military architecture. Leashed pets are welcome to enter the fort and explore the hiking trails within the monument. Leashed dogs are also are allowed to walk along the shoreline; however, they should not enter the water, as there is always a very strong current. Pets are not allowed in public buildings. Fort Pulaski National Monument is open year round. See Details
Beach Walk, Turtle Talks and Shark Tales 'Beach Walk, Turtle Talks and Shark Tales' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Holly. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners on this tour. Your experience will change depending on when you choose to visit Hilton Head Island. May through October is sea turtle season and the other 6 months is shark time. Look for the beach walk and shark teeth experience November thru April. Your host will help you identify what you find, what you should keep or leave on the beach and how everyday activities affect what may be happening in the ocean. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests of all ages. This is a beach area where locals typically bring their dogs. Rates start at $15 per person. See Details
Kayaking & Coffee 'Kayaking & Coffee' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Monika. Paddle at your pace around the local Hilton Head area and learn about the ecosystem and wildlife. You will have the chance to see pelicans, herons, egrets, osprey, and Atlantic bottlenose dolphin. Your host is open to dogs on board, although has never tried it before. The weight limit for one person and a dog in a kayak is 300lbs. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 8 guests ages 5 and up. Rates start at $36 per person. See Details
Bonaventure Cemetery While a cemetery might not be the first place you think of to visit with your dog, Bonaventure Cemetery is considered a must-see by Savannah locals and visitors alike. This beautiful final resting place is open daily and there is no admission fee to stroll the grounds. Keep your dogs leashed at all times and make sure to clean up any doggie messes. Bonaventure Cemetery is over 170 years old, and features few modern amenities. Comfortable shoes, sunscreen, and bug spray are recommended. Open daily, 8 AM to 5 PM. Visitor Center: Open Saturday and Sunday: 10 AM - 4 PM. See Details
Bass Pro Shops We are the best in hunting and fishing gear. Shop Bass Pro--part museum, part art gallery, part educational center, and retail store. Bass Pro Savannah is a leader among Georgia hunting sessions, fish-feeding demonstrations, and more. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome in the store. See Details
River Street - Savannah Riverfront Area Take a walk down Savannah's River Street, for dog-friendly shopping, restaurants, tours, riverboat cruises and great views of the river. Dogs must be leashed at all times. Just ask before bringing your dog inside any stores or restaurants. See Details
Walking Savannah's Hidden History 'Walking Savannah's Hidden History' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Kerry. You and your pup will tour the historic district while your guide explains Savannah's past including the colonial days, Revolutionary and Civil Wars, the prohibition era and more. Discover secret tunnels, stroll through beautiful historic parks and squares, and see antebellum mansions all on this walking experience. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests of all ages. Rates start at $15 per person. See Details
Tybee Island Dog Park near Jaycee Park This popular, fenced, off-leash dog run is a local favorite for its small dog area, shade trees, benches, and mulch ground cover that keeps your pooch clean. See Details
Wormsloe State Historic Site A breathtaking avenue sheltered by live oaks and Spanish moss leads to the tabby ruins of Wormsloe, a colonial estate dating back to the 1700s. In the visitor center, tour a museum and watch a 13-minute film about the site. The interpretive nature trail (0.8 miles) leads past the tabby ruins along the marsh to the Colonial Life Area where, where during programs and special events, demonstrators in period dress exhibit the tools and skills of colonial Georgia. Many more nature trails are also accessible, ranging from 3 miles (Battery Trail) to 0.2 miles (Yellow Trail). To enter the visitor center with your pet, dog must be able to be carried. Dogs must be leashed on all trails. Please clean up after your pet. See Details
Tybee Island Jet Ski & Watersports Take your dog on an unforgettable ocean adventure with a jet ski rental from Tybee Jet Ski & Watersports. Your pup is welcome to ride on your personal watercraft as you speed across the waves, enjoying the ocean breezes and the thrill of being out on the water. For a more leisurely experience, rent a kayak and paddle through Tybee's waters with your canine companion. Tybee Jet Ski & Watersports even provides dog life jackets! See Details