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World Class Waters

Beaufort offers world class inshore and offshore fishing adventures. Bring your own boat to one of the many area landings or check with one of our many local fishing guides. Field & Stream magazine even named Beaufort one of the Top 20 Fishing Towns in America in 2008 – come visit to learn why!


Fun in the Sun

With all the water, you know there's always something to talk about when it comes to our beaches and waterways. Here you'll find the what's what on the local waves.

Our Waters are Our Lifeblood

No matter where you travel in Beaufort County and the surrounding area, you’ll likely cross the waters of Port Royal Sound. These waters are some of the most pristine in the country, and here at the Port Royal Sound Foundation, we want to keep them that way.




Walk the Dock

A few local favorite docks, and a list of even more to explore.

Paradise Fishing Pier

Located at Hunting Island State Park. Cast a line from the 1,120 foot fishing pier into Fripp Inlet and see what you can catch. Bait available on site.

Broad River Fishing Pier

Maintained by Beaufort County Public Works, the 720′ Broad River Fishing Pier is located along the Broad River. When construction was completed on the new bridge, a remnant of the old bridge was kept in place and turned into the pier. Open year round, Broad River Fishing Pier offers parking and handicapped access. 1000 Robert Smalls Parkway.

Port Royal Boardwalk at The Sands

Located at The Sands, Sands Beach Road, Port Royal, SC. The Town of Port Royal takes a tremendous amount of pride in the natural environment of the area and the accessibility to that environment through its network of walking trails, a community beach, boardwalk and observation tower.

More to Explore:

Battery Creek Landing • Beaufort City Marina Landing • Brickyard Creek Landing • Broad River Landing • Butches Island Landing • Capers Landing • Edgar C. Glenn Landing • Fort Frederick Landing • Gray’s Hill Landing • H.E.Trask, Sr. Landing • Johnson’s Creek Landing • Lady’s Island Marina • Paige Point Landing • Pigeon Point Landing • Port Royal Landing At The Sands • Russ Point Landing • Sams Point Landing • Station Creek Landing • Steel Bridge Landing • Wallace Landing • Whitehall Landing (Factory Creek Landing) • Wimbee Creek Landing