Getting Around


Golf carts, scooters, mopeds & bikes are great ways to get around. There are miles of bike/walking paths on Fripp Island. Please use them. High-speed bike riding should be done on the roads.

  • Drivers and passengers (under 21) of mopeds or scooters must wear helmets. Keep in mind only licensed drivers may operate golf carts.
  • Please park in the designated area.
  • Drivers are subject to all State & Fripp motor vehicle regulations. Please observe all posted parking regulations. Do not block driveways, roadways, or bicycle paths. Motor vehicles are not allowed on the beach or bike paths.
  • ATVs, Segways and Motorized Skateboards cannot be driven on Fripp Island. Hoverboards may only be operated on private property. Recreational Vehicles (RV’s) are permitted to load and unload only.
  • Golf Carts and Low-Speed Vehicles, brought to Fripp Island by non-property owners, must pay a $50.00 registration fee and show proof of insurance within 24 hours of arrival.
  • Fines for Infractions of Traffic Rules - $25-$500 with extra charges for impound when necessary.
  • A valid driver’s license is required to operate a golf cart on Fripp Island. Learner’s permit is allowed only if accompanied by a licensed individual 21 years of age or older. Golf cart curfew is 12:00 AM to 5:00 AM for anyone under 21 years of age.
  • All minors, under the age of 18, shall be off common property between 12:00 AM and 5:00 AM unless accompanied by their parent or guardian. Parent or guardian will be held responsible for minors in violation. CARELESS OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE INCLUDING A GOLF CART WILL RESULT IN A $200 FINE.


Handicap Access is available at Beach Access 15 on Rock Beauty Road. There is dedicated handicapped parking and a level sand path. Visitors need to go to the security office at 225 Tarpon Blvd. to register for a handicap sticker to park at Rock Beauty.

Please be aware of the parking signs that designate whether it is Golf Carts only, or Golf Cart and Regular Vehicle Parking.