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Harbour Town Lighthouse

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Serving as the centerpiece of the Sea Pines Plantation, this lighthouse structure is colored like a candy cane and features a small shop at the top.
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Harbourtown's yacht basin, Hilton Head, SC 29938
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The parking lot was full, and we couldn't park to go up in the lighthouse. There is a fee to go to the top of the lighthouse. I couldn't believe how busy it was for a cold, Spring day. It had rained right before we...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank FromSea2ShiningC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area of Sea Pines can be addressed in less than 10 minutes. Couple of places to eat and few clothes stores. Nice view though. I wouldn't got to Sea Pines just to visit Harbour Town. There is a lot more to do in Sea...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank laura G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Harbour Town with our kids and from the lighthouse to the pier to the shops and food spots this was a great way to spend a few hours. Also walked over to the golf course and clubhouse. It was a really nice day...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sparksjr
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday afternoon. Fun history of the area. Lots of nice pictures and fact boards. The whole area around it has lots of shops, restaurants, and boat tour opportunities. Fun area to visit for an afternoon.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank bonniem838
Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

The lighthouse is the centerpiece for this area. Located in SeaPines Plantation. $8 admission. In addition to the lighthouse you will find a small pier, shopping, food, walking paths & playground. I have seen dolphins most mornings when I walk down by the pier!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tokanier
Reviewed February 10, 2019

This is an icon of the area and great for photos. You can climb to the top, which we skipped as it was warm and a lot of stairs. Everyone says it's totally worth it with great views

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mom98wmu
Reviewed February 1, 2019

We enjoyed the area around the lighthouse and we were able to spend and hour rocking, in the chairs facing the marina and then some more time shopping.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sageone51
Reviewed February 1, 2019

Visited yesterday with my friends and truly enjoyed the view and the picks. Filled with so much history and beauty around it. Will definitely visit Harbourtown and the Lighthouse again.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Latoyaa1
Reviewed January 13, 2019

This hexagon lighthouse was privately built by Charles Fraser in 1969-70. The red and white stripes have become an iconic symbol of not only Sea Pines development but also Hilton Head. You may have seen it during the famous Heritage Golf match. The 18th hole...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

Visited this lighthouse in Harbourtown and was pleasantly surprised. It was over 100 steps to the top where there was a beautiful view of the harbour and the18th green of the golf course where the Heritage tournament is played each year. The surprise was that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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April 16, 2018|
Response from KurtAndWendy | Reviewed this property |
10AM-7:30PM Eastern Time. I think the hours may vary at other times of the year.
Kathy M
August 19, 2017|
Response from SamB0226 | Reviewed this property |
I would give yourself about an hour give or take a little, depending on how long you want to spend reading the information along the way and taking photos and enjoying the view on the top of the Lighthouse.
August 14, 2017|
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Response from Brown4546 |
$6 but go to lunch at many restaurants In Sea Pines and they credit you with &6.