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Beach Activities at Horizon at 77thAre you ready for a little excitement in your life? Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is well-known for its water and beach activities. You and your family will enjoy the warmth and inviting atmosphere with a rich selection of beaches to accommodate vacationers from all parts of the country. The Horizon is situated at the center of the Grand Strand, a 60 mile stretch of white sandy beaches that attract millions of tourists each year.

If you're up for an adventure, then try out jet skiing, parasailing, boating, scuba diving, and more! Here's a short guide to enjoying Myrtle Beach water activities and attractions:

Hop on a jet ski and explore the famous Grand Strand, the 60-mile continuous stretch of beaches along Myrtle Beach. Jet Skiing is affordable, fun for adults and older children, and available at many locations throughout Myrtle Beach. If you’re a thrill-seeker, jet skiing is the perfect activity for you and your partner. Don’t worry, every group is supervised by trained professional instructors.

Check out these businesses for jet ski rentals:

Are you looking for a little adventure? Parasailing is a must for all thrill-seekers who visit Myrtle Beach. You’ll fly high above the Atlantic with the perfect view of every fish, turtle, and dolphin in the sea! Coast along at 500 feet in the air, dangle your feet and enjoy the scenery as you experience breathtaking views and even sunsets.

All Myrtle Beach area parasailing professionals have strict safety protocols, so enjoy the experience knowing you’re in good hands. Parasailing is a great memory-making experience for you and your whole family or group.

Check out these businesses for Myrtle Beach parasailing:

Myrtle Beach is one of the most economical places to enjoy the best experience in scuba diving. Whether you’re a novice or a professional, you’ll find professional instructors that will take you to the best scuba spots in Myrtle Beach. With over 60 miles of continuous beaches, rivers, and waterways, there are numerous dive sites to explore down under. The open water dive sites are filled with angelfish, sea turtles, barracuda, lobsters, and more!

If you’re up for the challenge and unforgettable experience of scuba diving, check out The Scuba Express for more information and book a session.

Myrtle Beach natives take boating and sailing very seriously, and as a guest, you’ll find world-class boat tours and sailing from Little River all the way down our beautiful coastline. Whether you’re testing your luck on a Casino cruise, renting a catamaran, powerboat, or even a small fishing boat, our town is perfect for your next boating excursion. Discover dolphin pods, sea turtles, the high dunes of Bird Island, and the great sunrises and sunsets of Myrtle Beach.

Book your next boating adventure with one of these vendors:


Wild Thang Watersports - Our jet boats give passengers a thrill ride through the Intracoastal Waterway. Perfect for hot summer days - this high-speed "roller coaster" on the water makes for a fun, wet ride!

Myrtle Beach is an ideal getaway for fishing enthusiasts because highly-priced and rare catches are often caught here. You can join the Grand Strand Fishing Rodeo held yearly from April to October and get a chance to take home some cash prizes while having the time of your life. You’ll be casting your line for some of the largest grouper, snapper, mahi-mahi, and kingfish in the Atlantic Ocean!


The Little River Fishing Fleet invites you to join us on any of our 1/2 day, 3/4 day, full-day, inshore, offshore, deep sea, and gulf stream fishing adventures!  When it comes to Myrtle Beach Fishing, we've been the area leader since 1985. Depending on the charter, you could catch black sea bass, flounder, king mackerel, Spanish mackerel, dolphin, wahoo, grouper, vermillion snapper, shark, grey snapper, and many other types of fish!  Rod, reel, bait, and fishing license included with every trip. For additional Summer Family Fun, join us for an afternoon Dolphin Cruise.

Call us for details, or to reserve your spot. 843-361-3323 

Surfing demos are provided weekly at the Horizon pool deck (June - August) by Kokopelli Surf Camp.

Email for more details.

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Kayak rentals are available with Great Escapes Kayak Expeditions. Rent a kayak for a few hours or the whole day and take you and your family or friends on an adventure. We also offer paddleboard rentals and guided kayak tours. We offer guided kayak tours to the following areas in the Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach area of the Grand Strand of South Carolina:

  • Waites Island
  • Waccamaw River
  • Cherry Grove Marsh


So what are you waiting for? Start your adventure with Great Escapes Kayaking Expeditions - visit our website or call 1-800-979-3370 to book your reservations!

Myrtle Beach and the surrounding areas have several parks and trails that offer fun for adults, children, and even animals. There are scenic walking paths & trails, mountain biking, dog walking, playgrounds, picnic areas, marsh fishing, and so much more. Make sure to check out these beautiful parks, walking trails, and more while in town.