A recreation staff schedules year-round activities five days a week, including over thirty social clubs, seminars, and organized excursions and a summer camp for kids.
Within the plantation are several neighborhoods marked by large signs to their entrances. Many of these, such as Crooked Pond, The Headlands, Oyster Reef, Seabrook Landing, and the Rookery, have neighborhood pools and activities, as well as those planned for the entire plantation.
Golf: with 4 distinct courses and 72 scenic holes to choose from, golf choices abound in Hilton Head Plantation. The Country Club of Hilton Head’s semi-private 18-hole, par-72 golf course runs 6,152 yds., from the white tees and was designed by Rees Jones. The Country Club of Hilton Head is semi-private and boasts a full-service clubhouse with tennis, a new state-of-the-art fitness center, as well as an indoor and outdoor pool. Jones also designed the plantation’s award-winning semi-private Oyster Reef Golf Course (par 72/6071 yds. from the white tees) as well as the private Bear Creek Golf Course (par 72/6162 yds. from the white tees). Private Dolphin Head is the plantation’s fourth course created by Gary Player and Ron Kirby and is a par 72 measuring 6185 yds. from the white tees.
Within the plantation, there is access to a Sound beach, a community recreation center, a shared gardening area, numerous community swimming pools, and tennis courts, playgrounds, Skull Creek marina, and the Old Fort Pub restaurant. Two nature conservancies possess beautiful, lengthy nature trails and boardwalks through woods and marsh. An extensive leisure path system for walking, jogging or biking winds through this beautiful community. Parks are located at the Dolphin Head Recreation Area, Spring Lake Pavilion, and the Surrey Lane Ball Fields. The main pool is at Spring Lake Pavilion adjacent to Spring Lake Racquet Club.
Seabrook Farm has lots available for residents to grow vegetables, flowers, and herbs through membership in the Farmers Club. The Club operates the Farm in addition to hosting sales, socials, and monthly meetings.
Cypress Conservancy is a small, protected ecosystem is a 50-acre conservancy with large cypress trees, blooming water plants, marsh deer, and a great variety of birds. The conservancy is administered by the POA and Hilton Head Land Trust.
Whooping Crane Conservatory is the plantation’s 127-acre home to a wide variety of birds and animals native to this region. Osprey, owls, hawks, and many small birds nest here. Nature trails and a boardwalk meander through this preserved forest and wetland. Benches placed in quiet areas make this a wonderful place to observe nature.