Hotspots & Landmarks Daufuskie


Bloody Point Lighthouse & Museum

Ready for a little haunted history? Tales of spirits abound in this remarkable piece of Daufuskie Island history. Tour the grounds and spot a bald eagle, rest beneath the “almost” angel oak and tour the vineyards.

Daufuskie Island Rum Company

No visit to Daufuskie Island is complete without a visit to the Daufuskie Island Rum Company, the self-described “most inaccessible rum distiller in the U.S.” You’ll get a firsthand look at the artistry that goes into every bottle, from distillation to shipping.

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Freeport Marina

Dock at the island’s Freeport Marina and you’ll find yourself at the starting point of multiple island adventures. Rent a golf cart and find your own way across the island. Sign up for a guided tour. Visit the marsh tackies or just sit a spell at the outdoor bar. Your adventure is up to you.

Marshside Mama’s

Step right off the boat and into one of the island’s most iconic watering holes. Anything goes, with great live music and an ever-changing menu of Lowcountry-inspired favorites.

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Silver Dew Winery

Located on the grounds of the Bloody Point Lighthouse and museum, Silver Dew Winery offers a delicious taste of the island’s rich past. Former lighthouse keeper Papy Burn used to make wine in this very spot, and all of his recipes have survived to help create a new generation of sophisticated wines. 

ironfishIron Fish Art

The celebrated vibrant art of Chase Allen is on display at his Daufuskie Island gallery. Come by and see why his unique metal sculptures of fish, turtles, crabs, mermaids and more have come to grace the homes of discerning art fans the world over.

Mary Fields School

Made famous by Pat Conroy in his book “The Water is Wide,” Mary Fields School is where Conroy taught during his time on Daufuskie. No longer in use as a schoolhouse, it is only open to the public during certain special events.

Old Daufuskie Crab Company

Located at Freeport Marina, Old Daufuskie Crab Company is the finest spot to tuck into some mouthwatering Daufuskie deviled crabs while immersing yourself in local history. Owner Wick Scurry has converted a corner of the restaurant into a fascinating museum that will have you transfixed.

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First Union African Baptist Church

The oldest structure on the island, First Union African Baptist Church was built by freed slaves in 1881. Today it remains an inspiring piece of Daufuskie history. Be sure to tour the recently rebuilt praise house.

Haig Point

With 29 holes of championship golf, an equestrian center, and six Har-Tru tennis courts, Haig Point offers a uniquely Daufuskie upscale adventure. Check out it out for yourself by booking a Discovery Experience.