About Surfscooter Bike Rentals

For over 40 years, Surfscooter has been a trusted supplier for visitors looking to explore the picturesque landscapes and natural wonders of Kiawah Island and Seabrook Island by bike. The family owned business offers the best bikes at the best prices has made them a cherished part of the island's history.

When you visit Kiawah Island, make sure to embrace the island's spirit and culture by hopping on one of their bicycles. Experience the joy of the open road and the salty breeze on your face, all while supporting a family-owned business that has truly become a part of the island's story. Discover the magic of Kiawah Island, one pedal at a time, with Kiawah Island Bike Rental.

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THE BEST BIKE ROUTES ON KIAWAH ISLAND

The bike trails follow the main roads on Kiawah Island including Kiawah Island Parkway, Governor’s Drive, Ocean Course Drive and Flyway Drive. Ride your bikes to the shore, store, and golf tee times, or venture off the beaten path to explore secret spots on the island not accessible by car. Here’s a guide to our favorite bike routes on Kiawah Island!

BEACHWALKER PARK

The 10-mile stretch of shoreline at Beachwalker Park is consistently ranked one of Dr Beach’s Top 10 Beaches in America. When you’re not enjoying a classic beach day, Beachwalker Park is one of the best places to ride bikes on Kiawah Island as well as experience our local wildlife. Head out after a high tide for hard packed sands, watch dolphin’s strand feeding at Captain Sams Inlet, and take a slow ride along the shoreline to the award-winning PGA Ocean Course in Vanderhorst. Surfscooter’s bike rentals are built for the sand and there are dozens of boardwalks making beach bike riding easily accessible – and fun!

NIGHT HERON PARK

Night Heron Park is nestled in the heart of East Beach Village with 21 acres of gorgeous scenery, ponds, and tranquil walking and biking paths in the ancient oaks, perfect for a family bike ride and nature adventure. Begin your bike ride at the Heron Park Nature Center, spot wildlife in the wetlands, stop for lunch at Night Heron Bar and Grill, and end your day with a classic Lowcountry eco-adventure or water activities offered by Kiawah Resort.

MINGO POINT

Pack a picnic and bike to Mingo Point, located just outside the main Kiawah Island gate near West Beach Village. Mingo Point is famous for its Lowcountry Oyster Roasts and tranquil setting on the banks of the Kiawah River. Park your bikes, refuel with a picnic and rent a kayak or SUP to play on the water. From Mingo Point pedal along the Kiawah Island Parkway trail to Marsh View Tower for expansive views of Cougar Point Golf Course and the Kiawah Island wetlands. Bring the binoculars and the camera!

VANDERHORST PLANTATION

Vanderhorst Plantation is situated through the second set of gates on Kiawah Island, accessible only to residents and guests. But, you can venture through on the bike trails! The Kiawah Island Parkway leads to the Bass Pond and fishing dock and beautiful scenery in Rhett’s Bluff. Ride the trail along Governor’s Drive to the Marsh Island Park View Tower, Blue Heron Pond Observation Tower, and on to Eagle Point Landing. Wind your way towards the Atlantic to the Ocean Course, home of the 2021 PGA Championship, for sundowners at the Ryder Cup Bar. This Kiawah Island bike route is soaked in serenity with sweeping wetland views, maritime forests, marshlands, lagoons, and an abundance of wildlife.

FRESHFIELDS VILLAGE

The bike routes are not limited to the island and extend past the guardhouse on to Freshfields Village, 1.8-miles from the Main Gate. Freshfields Village has it all – amazing restaurants and cafés, open air shopping, spas and salons, wine and whisky tastings, jazz nights, and fabulous farmers markets, festivals, and events on the Village Green. It’s family-friendly, pet-friendly, and a short bike ride from Kiawah Island. The bike trail continues on to Bohicket Marina, home of the famous Salty Dog Café, boat rentals and charters, and insta worthy South Carolina sunsets, then on to the private resort community of Seabrook Island.

RULES FOR RIDING THE KIAWAH TRAILS

Keep to the right on all trails.
Announce your presence when approaching or overtaking.
Observe all STOP signs.
Lights must be used after dark.
Helmets are encouraged but not required.
Bicycles must be parked only in designated areas.
Bikes are not allowed on the golf cart paths.
Please walk bicycles across the beach boardwalks and stay away from the dunes.
Biking and jogging on the road is prohibited when there is a designated bike path nearby.
When a bike path is not available, please ride single file, near the curb, and with the flow of traffic
E-bikes are prohibited on Kiawah Island, only bicycles and non-electric scooters are allowed on the trails.
The Town of Kiawah requests that bikes are not visible from the street. Please store bikes responsibly after your adventures.