Top 9 Outdoor Activities Near Wander Surfside Beach

Here's a quick, no-frills guide to activities you can do!

 Natalie Kowalewski
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Top 9 Outdoor Activities Near Wander Surfside Beach

In case you didn't know, Wander Surfside Beach comes with its own private boardwalk so you can head to the beach whenever you want. Staying in the outdoors and enjoying the fresh air is a must when visiting Myrtle Beach so here are our top recommendations for places to check out.

Surf Lessons in Myrtle Beach

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Want to catch some waves at Myrtle Beach? If you're new to surfing, this experience will teach you the basics of proper form and ocean safety. A professional surf instructor will customize the instruction based on age and skill level, meaning anyone can join in!

You have the option of selecting either a one-hour or two-hour lesson. Be sure to bring your own wet suit and towels.

Waccamaw River Nature and Wildlife Tour

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If you want to take a break from the beach and try something new, try this guided boat tour along Waccamaw River. This educational experience lets you spot birds and other wildlife that inhabit these southern waters.

Guided Stand-Up Paddleboard Tour

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Another water activity you can't miss is this 2-hour guided stand-up paddleboard tour. You have the option to tour down the Murrells Inlet or the Waccamaw River in Myrtle Beach.

There are also sunrise or sunset tours available in case you want to enjoy the best views possible! Take note that departure locations will vary, so it's best to contact the tour operator at 888-546-1130 for more info.

Myrtle Beach Jet Ski Rentals

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Consider riding a jet ski for a fun-filled adventure along the Intracoastal Waterway in Myrtle Beach. You have the option to choose a one-hour or two-hour jet ski session, plus you can bring a friend with you on board too.

Just take note that the limit for two riders on one ski is 350 pounds. If you are over the weight limit, you must rent to two jet skis.

Guided Myrtle Beach Kayak Tour

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Experience a quiet and peaceful side of Myrtle Beach by going kayaking through the calm waters of Murrells Inlet. Your local guide will show you around the waterway, where you can spot wildlife like birds, fish, and sea turtles. You also have the option to choose between a sunrise or sunset tour.

Enjoy the Amusement Park at Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

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Spanning 1.2 miles along the Atlantic Ocean, the promenade is sectioned into three parts offering a variety of places to visit. The Pavilion Park is a nice portion of Broadway at the Beach — it's an amusement park packed with exciting activities that will keep the whole family occupied. During the summer months, there are summer and seafood festivals too.

Dine and Enjoy Live Music at The Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk

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  • Distance from Wander Surfside Beach: 6 miles 

  • Location: 4025 Hwy 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

  • Website: https://marshwalk.com/

This quaint waterfront boardwalk is lined with restaurants and bars offering nightly music. It's one of the best places in the area to get the fresh catch of the day while enjoying live entertainment. Pro tip: be sure to the website prior to your arrival to see if there are any events happening during your stay.

Stroll Along Brookgreen Gardens

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  • Distance from Wander Surfside Beach: 10 miles 

  • Location: 1931 Brookgreen Garden Dr, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

  • Hours: 9:30M- 5PM daily 

  • Phone: (843) 235-6000

  • Website: https://brookgreen.org/ 

This unique public space combines a botanical garden with outdoor sculptures and various exhibits of wild animals. It's a good alternative if you want to explore the area beyond beaches.

Tickets are $20 for adults and can be purchased online ahead of time. We recommend visiting visit the gardens during springtime to see a large variety of flowers in bloom. 

Go Golfing at TPC Myrtle Beach 

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  • Distance from Wander Surfside Beach: 7 miles 

  • Location: 1199 TPC Blvd, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

  • Hours: 7AM-7PM daily 

  • Phone: (866) 592-4427

  • Website: https://tpcmyrtlebeach.com/ 

This challenging golf course is brimming with pine trees, also featuring lakes and a golf school. It has hosted several prestigious golf tournaments, including the IR Senior Tour Championship. Sign up ahead of time online for tee times.

Text Wander Concierge for a hassle-free experience. We can't wait to have you over at Wander Surfside Beach!

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