Have family in town over Labor Day weekend and not sure what to do? Here are some great ideas!

Coastal Discovery Museum @ Honey Horn

A visit to the Karen Wertheimer Butterfly Habitat is a favorite local Hilton Head Island activity. This greenhouse garden is populated with native butterflies from May through October. The butterfly exhibit is filled with nectar plants to feed the butterflies, and host plants where butterflies lay their eggs and caterpillars feed. Informational panels throughout the butterfly enclosure enhance the visitor experience, detail the natural history of these insects and, explain how to attract them to your yard. Visitors learn about the four stages of the butterfly’s life cycle from butterfly eggs, caterpillars and chrysalises, to adult butterflies. Guided tours of the butterfly enclosure are offered during the butterfly season (May through October).

The Coastal Discovery Museum offers a fantastic selection of both land and water tours.

  • On Land:
    • Exploring Pinckney Island
    • Beach Discovery Tour
    • Forts of Port Royal
    • Hilton Head Patriots and Planters
    • Historic Fort Mitchell Tour
    • Birding at Pinckney Island
    • Evening Sea Turtle Talk
  • On the Water:
    • Dolphin Research Excursion
    • Shrimp Trawling Expedition
    • Kayak Tour of Jarvis Creek
    • Dolphin and Nature Cruises
    • May River Expedition & Marine Science Expedition


For information or to book, call 843-689-6767 ext 223 or register online.

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