The island has about 5 miles of waterfront on the Port Royal Sound Basin salt marshes.
It was designated a Community Wildlife Habitat with more than 200 residences certified as Backyard Wildlife Habitats.
It is located between Edisto and Seabrook Islands off the Atlantic coast.
The island covers 880 acres between the Callawassie Creek and the Okatie, Little Chechessee, and Colleton Rivers.
Daufuskie Island is located between Savannah and Hilton Head Island and is the southernmost inhabited South Carolina Sea Island.
It covers only about 8 square miles but it has 3 miles of beachfront.
The entire island has been declared a Historic District.
The northeast part of the island is the private residential club Haig Point Club. Bear Island is only an hour from Charleston but a world away from civilization.
The island is famous for a beach called the “bone-yard” because of the old tree stumps and skeletons that have bleached by the sun.