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Commander Zodiac

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232 S Sea Pines Dr, South Beach Marina, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4004
+1 843-671-3344
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Very nice family friendly adventure

We went on a two-hour tour with Captain Todd. It was excellent!! There were two adults and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Swamy N
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Memories Made!

Cptn. Jeff was excellent. Had to reschedule for a different day due to dangerous weather and were... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Adam A
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Come explore the enchanting low country aboard Hilton Head Island's original Zodiac raft ride. Experience the facinating world of Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins and witness incredible marine wildlife in their natural habitat. A truly educational and envionmental experience for the entire family. We have been in business for over 30 years, so come join us for a unforgettable adventure!
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232 S Sea Pines Dr, South Beach Marina, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4004
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went on a two-hour tour with Captain Todd. It was excellent!! There were two adults and children ages 4.5 and 7 and 19 yo disabled child with Down’s. I reserved the boat for just us and we had a superb private adventure. We saw...More

Thank Swamy N
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Cptn. Jeff was excellent. Had to reschedule for a different day due to dangerous weather and were able to visit oyster cove track dolphins learn about marsh life and visit the amazing disappearing sandbar had at least 10 minutes all to ourselves and the sand...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We all really enjoyed our marsh tour with Captain Emmett. There were six of us & we had the boat all to ourselves. Emmett did a great job answering questions & finding the dolphins.

1  Thank Mary L
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CommanderZodiac, Owner at Commander Zodiac, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Glad y’all enjoyed your trip! Please come back and see us soon!!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Second year in a row and family enjoyed it again! Want to do it next year again! Capt Jeff was excellent. We took longer than expected on the sand bar but he quickly took us to see dolphins. Excellent job and highly recommed.

Thank Jeff T
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CommanderZodiac, Owner at Commander Zodiac, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

So glad y’all had a great time with Captain Jeff! Thank y’all so much for coming out with us and we are looking forward to seeing you next year!!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been using Commander Zodiac for the past 31 years. We do a dolphin watch at least three times when we vacation each year. Every tour is different and we have been awed by something each trip we make. Tom and Todd have been...More

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CommanderZodiac, Owner at Commander Zodiac, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for being a part of the Commander family! We so look forward to seeing y’all every year and thank you for always coming back!!! Have a great year!!!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Couldn’t have ask for a better experience. Captain Scott was a great guide and we had a wonderful adventure

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CommanderZodiac, Owner at Commander Zodiac, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad y’all had a good time! Thank you for visiting us and come see us again soon!!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on two excursions: the salt marsh tour and the disappearing sandbar tour. Our captain explained some of the unique features of Hilton Head's ecosystem - it was great to see the oysters up close! Be sure to bring a small bag for shell...More

Thank bagel n
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CommanderZodiac, Owner at Commander Zodiac, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow! Thank you so much for joining us twice! And for taking the time to write such a kind review! We’re so glad y’all enjoyed your trips and we hope to see you soon!!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went out last week with our five year old son, and 8 year old daughter for the one hour dolphin tour with Captain Tom. Even though our son was a bit hesitant to ride at first, Captain Tom made him super comfortable. We saw...More

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CommanderZodiac, Owner at Commander Zodiac, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We’re so glad y’all had a great time with us! Thank you for coming and come back again soon!!!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my daughters went out for one the dolphins and more tours. One hour. We had a great time and my daughters loved the boat ride and the feeling of being out on the water on such a small boat. We enjoyed the beauty...More

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CommanderZodiac, Owner at Commander Zodiac, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much!!! Come back and see us soon!!!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Todd was terrific! So knowledgeable about the area and shared information we had never heard/learned before. Excellent with a five-year old on board yet fun enough to appeal to our 11-year old.

1  Thank Victoria V
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CommanderZodiac, Owner at Commander Zodiac, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! I’ll be sure to let Captain Todd know how much you enjoyed your trip with him! We hope to see y’all soon!

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rjaiyea
4 May 2018|
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Response from CommanderZodiac | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. There are more Dolphins around in the summer and August is a great time to see them. Please let us know when you will be here and we'll be happy to help you get set up with a great tour for... More
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sandy d
2 May 2018|
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Response from CommanderZodiac | Property representative |
Absolutely! Definitely a kid friendly trip and we provide life jackets of all sizes!!!! Give us a call to book your excursion! We look forward to hearing from you!!
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