Paddle boarding with Kokopelli Surf Camp is a unique Father's Day gift idea.
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8 Super Fun Ways to Spend Father’s Day at the Beach

June 14, 2019

Father’s Day is on June 16th this year, and with it comes the yearly question: “What the heck should we get Dad?” If your dad (or your kids’ dad) is a man who has it all, it’s hard to find that perfect gift. So instead of hitting the mall, hit up one of these fun places and give Dad the gift of time.

Here are 8 awesome places to spend some quality family time this Father’s Day:

810 Bowling

810 Bowling

This is not your grandpa’s stuffy old bowling alley! 810 Bowling offers a variety of games beyond bowling, including indoor mini-golf, billiards, shuffleboard, and board games. They also offer a unique upscale menu — no soggy fries and tired hot dogs here. Options include Brick Oven Pizzas, Salads, Gourmet Burgers, Coconut Shrimp, Boom-Boom Shrimp, Spicy Southwest Eggrolls, Loaded Nachos, Hummus, Pub Style Pretzels, and more!  Dad will not be disappointed!

Kokopelli Surf Camp

702 Sea Mountain Hwy. N. Unit 5 , North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
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Connect with nature and Dad on a water adventure with Kokopelli Surf Camp. Kokopelli offers surf lessons as well as paddle board tours and surfboard rentals. Experienced instructors will make sure Dad gets on his feet, and a family surf lesson is a memory he’ll never forget. You can also take a paddle boarding tour through the marsh (best for beginners) or on the ocean with the guidance of a Kokopelli instructor.

Broadway Grand Prix Family Race Park

1820 21st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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He taught you to drive; now school him on the tracks at Broadway Grand Prix! Race Dad through the twist and turns of a variety of tracks, or challenge him to take the plunge on the Skycoaster. Broadway Grand Prix has plenty to keep the whole family entertained, including mini golf and an arcade. Dad can let his inner kid run wild at this fun Myrtle Beach attraction!


4208 Exchange St, Little River, SC 29566
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Since you’re in Myrtle Beach, it makes sense to bond with your dad out on the water. But while you can always go for a swim together, this Father’s Day you should do something special like book a day of watersports. The Myrtle Beach area is home to many companies like Downwind Sails that offer a variety of watersports options like parasailing, jet skiing, banana boating, sail boating, and more. You can also try a kayak tour with J&L Kayaks, go fishing at a pier, and more; the possibilities are endless!

Go Ape Zip Line & Treetop Adventure

200 Cypress Lake Drive, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29566

Adventurous dads will love the Go Ape Treetop Adventure in North Myrtle Beach. Participants start with a safety briefing in which they get acquainted with their gear and then are turned loose for a thrilling (and challenging) adventure through the tree tops. You’ll climb your way through several ropes courses, each ending with a ride on a zipline. The experience takes several hours so be sure to carve out some time and dress appropriately (closed-toe shoes are a must). This will be a Father’s Day that Dad won’t soon forget!

Wild Water & Wheels

910 Highway 17 S, Myrtle Beach, SC 29575
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Beat the heat with a day at the water park! Wild Water and Wheels in Surfside Beach has a variety of slides to please both the kids and Dad. Race Dad head to head down the Wild H2O Racer, relax with him in the lazy river, or get your thrill on in the Side Winder body slides. You can choose from a waterpark-only pass or upgrade to a pass that includes go-karts.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans

1251 21st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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Take Dad out to the ballgame and cheer on the home team Myrtle Beach Pelicans. The Pelicans are a Class A Advanced Affiliate of the Chicago Cubs and play right by Broadway at the Beach at Field. Games are entertaining for the whole family and include activities, great concessions, inflatables and a beer garden. The Pelicans play throughout the summer.



If you’re dad is a golfer, then consider taking him to Myrtle Beach’s newest and hottest attraction – Topgolf! This entertainment venue features a high-tech driving range as well as a full-service bar and restaurant. Rent your own lane, play golf games, and enjoy a beer or cocktail with your dad (if you’re over 21) as well as a menu item such as Spicy Korean Fried Cauliflower, Blackened Fish Tacos, Cheese Fries, Wings, Queso, Nachos, Flatbreads, Burgers, and more!