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Hilton Head Island Dolphin Boat Cruise provided by One HHI

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Hilton Head Island Dolphin Boat Cruise

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Overview
The coast of Hilton Head Island provides a prime location for dolphin-watching cruises. On this family-friendly tour, you’ll boost your odds of spotting dolphins and other marine life with the help of an onboard guide, while also learning about the local aquatic life. Plus, by planning ahead, you'll  secure a desired time slot, especially during the busy summer season.
Highlights
  • Increase your chances of spotting dolphins in the Hilton Head Island waterways
  • Ideal for first-time visitors and nature lovers
  • Learn about the coastal ecosystem from an onboard guide
  • Choose from multiple time slots that are offered throughout the day
What to Expect
At your chosen time slot, you’ll meet your guide at meeting point near Broad Creek, and depart on the cruise in search of Atlantic Bottlenose dolphin. You, along with a small group on board, will get the chance to spot dolphins in their natural habitat, while learning about their behaviors, feeding habits, and more from your guide. In addition to dolphins, you may also view other marine life, such as manatees, egrets, herons, sea turtles, roseate spoonbills, and osprey, as you cruise around Hilton Head Island. Plus, the area’s waterways offer the chance to check out beachfront properties, operating fishing boats, and luxury yachts along the coastline. At the end of the tour, you will return to the dock at the marina.
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Important Information
Departure Point
86 Helmsman Way, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Water provided
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Kwesi C wrote a review 9 Aug
Fairfax, Virginia1 contribution
This was a great experience. The Captain and crew were informative and funny. I love the fact that the tour guide is very interactive and tries their best to give as much information about the area and marine life. And the best part of course is that we were able to see lots of
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Date of experience: August 2020
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river280 wrote a review 6 Aug
Mid-South72 contributions34 helpful votes
We saw a large number of dolphins on the 5 p.m. tour. It was nice to get out on the water. The ride was shaded and there was a great breeze, so no baking in the sun. Plenty of good commentary on the area and on dolphins. Fun for all age ranges. Recommended!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Julie F wrote a review 5 Aug
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We went with my mom and children, 9 yrs & 11 yrs and we all had an incredible time seeing the dolphins. The history and information shared on the way to the boat ride was interesting and informative. The dolphins were very active and came right up to the boat.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Melissa S wrote a review 1 Aug
Marietta, Georgia19 contributions8 helpful votes
This is our third time doing the tour and we love it so much! Price is good, staff is great. We saw quite a few dolphins and got a nice tour. Absolutely worth every penny! We always leave very happy and relaxed.
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Sarah B wrote a review Jul 2020
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Captain Mark and Kaitlyn were terrific! We had a fabulous time and saw tons of beautiful dolphins. Highly recommend!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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By: One HHI
donashiav
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Dope
Had a great time, Instructor was dope forgot his name (but he is from QUEENS NY!!!) So that was a plus lol. This is
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SimoneHeff
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Family Dolphin Encounter
We had an amazing time on a guided dolphin tour with Captain Ben this morning. He was super knowledgeable about the
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228aleciaf
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Super fun! Great company with great service
This was the most fun thing we did on our vacation! The tour guides were kind and made us all comfortable. We ren
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kljordan1118
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Dolphin 🐬 cruise
Your guide gave lots of info on native plants and animals which we all enjoyed. Saw so many dolphins playing around
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CoreyJay48
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Epic Dolphin tour
My family and I take dolphin trips every summer. But this was our first with HHI. We saw 25+ dolphin citings. Total
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mcourtneyh
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Worth every dollar
We had an amazing guide. Trip started a little rough, as one of the boats struggled to understand how to operate th
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TylerB1012
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Mini boat dolphin tour
Our guide Alex was great. Knowledgeable and friendly. Second time doing a dolphin tour, first time was with a creek
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Michael M
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Great sightseeing tour
My wife and I did this tour while in Hilton Head on our honeymoon. Our guide was Justin, and he was great. He was
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pag9664
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Paul
Clean, up to date, reasonably close to beach, above average pool/lazy river. Very 'kid-friendly'. Would definitel
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aswifty2
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Had an amazing time!
This was our first trip to hilton head island and it couldn't have been better! The dolphin tour we took was fun a
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Tennessemom81
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Wonderful
Our family had a wonderful time on the boat. The captin and first mate were amazing. We got to see Mamma dolphins a
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Discover53864793049
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Enjoyable and educational tour
We took the guided kayak tour and learned a lot about Hilton Head and the surrounding waterways. Our guide Steve wa
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kmashawn80
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Dolphin cruise
good job with the social distancing while waiting as well as on the boat. although outside and not all passengeers
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shootpar
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Paddle Boarding
Daniel was an excellent guide. The water was choppy due to all of the boat traffic. We would definitely go again.
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Staceerun
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Great time!
We had an awesome time jet skiing! Our guides, Justin and Matt, kept us safe and allowed us to have fun! We rente
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