We have taken great strides to include not only all of our activities but the Daufuskie as a whole. From sunrise to sunset your family will be imursed in art, culture nature and adventure.

Guided History & Artisans Tour

Let us guide you through a step-back-in-time experience on historic and under-developed Daufuskie Island.  On this very popular tour, you will learn all about the rich Gullah, indian, and civil war history that makes this bridge-less island so unique.

Another very popular highlight of your day will be our stop to visit with Daufuskie’s two internationally renowned island artisans who handcraft unique works only found on Daufuskie.

Last but not least, you will grow an appreciation for true island lifestyle, as you will get a glimpse as to how Daufuskie Islanders exist on a bridge-less remote island without even a single grocery store.  


Guided Kayak & Paddle Board Tour


Book your tour with our experienced guides to give you a safe and memorable day seeing Daufuskie Island from the most unique and natural perspective…. the water!

There is no doubt that this will be a highlight of your vacation you will not soon forget.

In addition to getting up close to wildlife such as dolphin, egrets, great blue herons, eagles, osprey, and much more, our guides with naturalist backgrounds will give you lots of low country knowledge of the many wonders you are sure to see, smell, and touch.  Contact our member guest services team for rates and reservations.

CONTACT MEMBER GUEST SERVICES TO BOOK A Kayak or Paddle board tour 843.341.2922



Fly hundreds of feet up in the air on your parasail with a couple friends or by yourself and see the Island from an amazing view that only parasailing adventurists will have the pleasure of seeing! You'll fly like a bird and be able to see up to 25 miles in all directions – Daufuskie Island, Hilton Head Island, Bluffton, Beaufort, and Savannah.

CONTACT our MEMBER GUEST SERVICES team for Parasailing rates and reservations 843.341.2922



Freewheel down the beach on our custom beach cruisers. Daufuskie Island has a unique system of trails, allowing you to cycle from one end to the other. With more than 12 miles of hard-packed sandy beaches and more than 53 miles of paved public bike paths, biking is the perfect activity for visitors and residents alike. It’s fun,  and it’s a great way to take the family on a scenic tour.




Enjoy a long walk on the beach or catch some sun and relax while the kids enjoy the water or playtime on the sandy shoreline. Melrose Resort has easy access to some of the cleanest water and beaches on the Atlantic. You're sure to find something fun for the whole family.



Let your stress melt away as you enjoy a morning swim in our newly remodeled pool, then bask in the sun on one of our many chase lounges. The Beach Club & Bar will deliver your refreshments and food so all you have to do is sit back and enjoy.


Guided Birding & Naturalist Tour

Join our master naturalist/birder on an incredible journey through Daufuskie’s beautiful maritime forest and check off those rare birds species you have been hoping to see.

Also, make a full day of it and add in a trip to neighboring uninhabited Turtle Island Wildlife Management Island as well as Tomkins Island (aka) Bird Island which was built by the Army Corps of Engineers specifically as a bird habitat.

Ask any birder around, Daufuskie, Turtle, and Tomkin Islands are home to some of the most rare bird sitings in the region.


Contact our member guest services team for rates and reservations 843.341.2922