Kiawah Island is famous for its stunning lowcountry weather; however, you may occasionally experience afternoon thunderstorms or rainy days, regardless of when you decide to visit.

Luckily, there are plenty of indoor activities that will keep you and your family entertained while waiting for the storm to pass.

Discover our top rainy day activities on Kiawah Island!

Rainy Day on Kiawah Island

Visit the Heron Park Nature Center

Located within Night Heron Park, the Heron Park Nature Center is open everyday from 8:30am!

It’s an excellent place to explore the diverse wildlife, from native diamondback terrapins to the impressive 10-foot-long Burmese python.

Don’t forget to check out The Nest Market | Café and grab a coffee and a delicious freshly baked good!

Rainy Day on Kiawah Island

Make Your Own Candle

Design your own label and mix your favorite oils to create your unique custom scented candle at Palmetto Scent Studio!

Just remember, candles take about 3 hours to cool before they are ready to take home and reservations are a must!

Enjoy a Dinner Out

Why not seize the opportunity to explore a new restaurant? 

Whether your cravings lean toward fresh seafood, Southern delicacies, or international flavors, there’s something for everyone to enjoy on Kiawah!

Rainy Day on Kiawah Island

Hang out at the Owners Clubhouse

Make the most of a rainy day by indulging in some quality downtime at our Owners Clubhouse

Enjoy a card game with family and friends or simply unwind with a good book. Right next door, you’ll discover our Tykes Room, complete with kid-friendly TV channels, vibrant tutus, and mermaid tails for imaginative dress-up, a play-n-scoot pirate ship, miniature golf clubs, and a plethora of games and toys. 

It’s the ultimate haven for kids to keep themselves entertained when the rain pours down!