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Hilton Head Island Dolphin Tour

Learn about the marine life populating the waters off the coast of Hilton Head Island on this dolphin watching cruise. Up your chances of spotting dolphins and other marine animals with the help of your professional guide, who will also provide information about the ecosystem as you go.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Join us on a fun, safe and dry dolphin-eco tour through Hilton Heads backwaters

Try to get within a few yards of dolphin while on your tour and see areas that can only be found with us! Our boats are one of a kind and we are the only one to offer a guided mini boat tour on the island. Our boats a dry, safe and a lot of fun. Due to their ability to handle the waters we can cover a lot more areas then other small boats. If your looking for something fun for the entire family this is it!
  • Duration: 2 hours 20 minutes
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  • Duration: 2 hours 20 minutes
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Hilton Head Island Creek Cat Tour

Zoom around Hilton Head Island on a small, motorized "creek cat" boat during this guided tour. Get views of all the quintessential sights, as well as access to some smaller marshes and and wildlife-rich areas. Enjoy the opportunity to operate your own creek cat under the supervision of a guide; multiple departure times available.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Dolphin Ocean Cruise

On this dolphin watching cruise from Hilton Head, you have the chance to see wildlife, check out local landmarks, and admire the coastline as you cruise out on the Calibogue Sound and Atlantic Ocean. Your guide narrates the entire trip as you sail past Bull Island, the Haig Point Lighthouse, and more, all while looking out for dolphins, egrets, herons, and other animals in the wild.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Disappearing Island Dolphin Tour

The 2 Hour Disappearing Island Dolphin Tour is sure to be a Family Favorite! Enjoy searching for the Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin and learning about the local ecoystem! Also, we'll make a 30 Minute stop at Disappearing Island - an island only accessible at Low Tide where you will observe unique shells, starfish, sand dollars, and tranquility! This tour leaves from Palmetto Bay Marina at your selected departure time!
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Island Skiff Adventure Tours

Traveling in a skiff lets you get closer to the dolphins, egrets, bald eagles, and other wildlife that call the South Carolina barrier islands home. Jet out from Hilton Head aboard a drive-it-yourself skiff that’s easy to navigate through the area’s shallow, marshy waters. Your guide leads you to great places to view wildlife around Bluffton, Daufuskie Island, Bull Island, and more, plus shares fun facts and history about the area.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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America's Cup Afternoon Sail

A sailboat cruise from Hilton Head is a peaceful way to see stunning Lowcountry landscapes without the noise of a moor. Join a captain and crew aboard a 39-foot long (12 meter) sailboat that competed in America’s Cup—head through quiet waters and past gorgeous scenery without the roar of a motor. You can even try your hand on deck and help out with the sails.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Dolphin Watching Cruise with Fireworks

See the sunset, watch fireworks, and look out for dolphins swimming in the wild on this Hilton Head sailing tour. The boat comfortably holds up to 22 passengers for a not-too-crowded experience, and a guide helps you spot dolphins swimming through the waves as you go.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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1.5-Hour Pirate Ship Dolphin Tour from Hilton Head

Look for dolphins and other marine wildlife of South Carolina on a dolphin cruise that takes place aboard a pirate ship. Your vessel sets off from Hilton Head in search of Atlantic bottlenose dolphins in their natural environment. You might also spot other animals like manatees, sea turtles, and osprey, and you can get a good look at mansions on the coast. This 1.5-hour tour is a great option for all ages, and includes a guide who shares commentary about the sights.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Shrimp Trawling Expedition

Take part in an authentic Lowcountry travel experience with this shrimping tour from Hilton Head Island. Join a crew on board a fishing boat and head out on the salt marshes for a chance to catch shrimp and fish, and learn about the environment and wildlife as you go. After the trip, hang out and enjoy a day pass to the Sea Pines Resort.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Mermaid Ocean Education Boat Tour

At the beginning of our Mermaid Ocean Education tours, the guests will learn the story about Mermaid Nina and how she came to live in Hilton Head. They will also learn some fun ocean facts along the way. We usually find dolphins and other Low Country wildlife as well as a real mermaid, she knows our boat! She will swim right up to the boat and talk to our passengers about ocean conservation, Hilton Head wildlife, and of course, answer all of your mermaid questions!The tour is 75 minutes long and the boat is fully covered with bench seating. The Mermaid Ocean Education tours are such a fun, unique experience and many have said it's a great thing to do in Hilton Head. Our tour is based around the book The Mermaid of Hilton Head, this book was written and illustrated by Mermaid Nina herself.This tour is great for older kids and adults.
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Crabbing Expedition

Come join the crew aboard the Tammy Jane for a 2-hour educational and picturesque low-country experience as we take you out Crabbing! We invite you to learn about our healthy salt marsh environment, and introduce you to some of the sea creatures we'll safely pull up our commercial crabbing pots.  We will explore how various ecosystems intertwine to create the rich food web that provides food for our tables.  This is a unique opportunity for guests of all ages! If we do catch carbs aboard an expedition the crew will package some up for guests to take home.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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