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Great Outdoor Activities in Myrtle Beach for Large Groups

  By  Visit Myrtle Beach
Group Boating Fishing

Experience an unforgettable adventure with your large group along the Grand Strand's breathtaking 60 miles of pristine coastline, where the crisp ocean breeze and warm sunshine beckon!

Whether you're leading a bus tour group, coordinating a student excursion, or organizing a family or military reunion, the Grand Strand promises something extraordinary for everyone.

From tranquil beach strolls to thrilling escapades, this coastal paradise boasts boundless opportunities for creating lasting memories. Come together with us as we delve into the excitement and splendor that this coastal treasure trove has in store!

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Blue Dolphin Adventure Tour Group
1. Dolphin & Eco Tours

Dolphin watching is a favorite pastime of nearly anyone who visits the beach and a dolphin tour aboard a boat or jet ski is an experience you won’t soon forget. There are so many incredible ways to spot these impressive sea mammals in Myrtle Beach whether you choose to board your own jet ski led by a knowledgeable guide or hop on an exciting sunset cruise with an enthusiastic captain. Dolphins aren’t the only thing you’ll see either! You may be lucky enough to spot sting rays, sea turtles and even the occasional shark. Tours can be found from Little River down to Murrells Inlet and everywhere in between nearly any day of the week. Find your next favorite dolphin tour guide right here!

Myrtle Beach Boardwalk with Gay Dolphin and SkyWheel
2. Stroll The Boardwalk

Take a leisurely stroll along the vibrant Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, where the energy of the oceanfront comes alive. Take a stroll into the Gay Dolphin Gift Shop, grab dinner at Dirty Don's and then top your evening off with some ice cream and crazy golf!

3. Shelling

Explore the shores of Myrtle Beach and discover the joy of shelling, where each step reveals treasures from the sea. With the gentle lull of the waves as your soundtrack, indulge in the simple pleasure of collecting shells along the sandy coastline. Plus a FREE souvener to take back home with you!

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4. Explore Brookgreen Gardens

Voted one of the top 10 Best Public Gardens in the U.S. by TripAdvisor. Offering a daily selection of tours, excursions, and exhibits. Guided garden tours or explore on your own. Walk the Lowcountry Trail and visit the Zoo's native animals. Beautiful gardens, historical sites, world-renowned art collection, native animals, and gracious southern hospitality tempt you to return again and again.

5. Fishing

Feel the exhilaration of fishing in Myrtle Beach, whether from the deck of a boat or the end of a pier. 

Local Fishing Piers:

  • Myrtle Beach State Park
  • Apache Pier
  • 14th Ave Pier
  • 2nd Ave Pier
  • Cherry Grove Pier
  • Garden City Pier
  • Surfside Pier
  • Springmaid Pier
6. Horseback Riding

Horseback riding in Myrtle Beach and along the Grand Strand is a fun and exciting way for people of all ages to enjoy connecting to nature with the company of a majestic horse.

7. Search for Shark Teeth

With over 60-miles of uninterrupted shoreline, you can walk for miles and miles exploring a variety of beaches in search of shark's teeth to take home as your souvenir!

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Atalaya Huntington Beach Group Picnic
8. Experience a State Park

From Myrtle Beach State Park to Huntington Beach, there are tons of fun activities at the beach! Here's a look at some things you can do while visiting one of these parks:

  • Hiking and Biking – If you love spending time in nature, consider taking a hike or going for a bike ride. You'll have plenty of opportunities to see beautiful scenery and wildlife.
  • Fishing – Fishing is a popular pastime at Myrtle Beach state parks, and there are plenty of spots where you can try your luck. All you need is a valid fishing license and some bait!
  • Swimming – The beaches at these parks offer great swimming opportunities, especially for kids. Be sure to check the tide schedule before you head to the beach, and be careful of strong currents.
  • Picnicking – One of the best things about state parks is that they have plenty of picnic areas where you can enjoy a meal outdoors. Bring your own food or purchase it from one of the park's concessionaires.
  • Playing in the Sand – Whether you're building sandcastles with the kids or just taking a walk on the beach, playing in the sand is always fun.
Golf Group Strolling
10. Golfing

With over 90 golf courses, 30 mini golf courses, and attractions like TopGolf and PopStroke, there is something for every skill level here on the Grand Strand. Our area offers great golf experiences for groups of all sizes!

11. Take a South Carolina Farm Tour

Enjoy learning about unique farm life at one of our 3 most popular farms: Thompson Farm of Brickyard Plantation or a tour of the L.W. Paul Living History Farm or Anderson Farms.

12. Outdoor dining at Hopsewee Plantation

The newest jewel on this gracious property is the River Oak Cottage. Named one of the state’s top tearooms, its English tea service is flavored with Hopsewee’s southern charm along with a delectable assortment of sweet and savory treats. The River Oak Cottage Tea Room is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday with seating from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Reservations strongly recommended - click here to make one.

Kaminsky House Museum in Georgetown
13. Georgetown Historical Walking tours

History comes alive in South Carolina's third oldest city as you casually stroll beautifully tree lined streets while also viewing century old photographs of present day historical structures.

Visit Myrtle Beach

We are the area's official online vacation guide which offers everything you need to plan a perfect vacation to the Myrtle Beach Area. Plan your stay online and choose from a wide assortment of accommodation options including Myrtle Beach hotels, resorts, small motels, condos, beach homes, and additional types of vacation rentals. From oceanfront resorts along the entire Grand Strand to cozy beach homes and vacation rentals in North and South Myrtle Beach, including Surfside Beach and Garden City, find the amenities and location perfect for you.