When you cast off on a sunset cruise on Hilton Head Island you will get to see the true beauty of the Low Country. Enjoy a journey around the waterways of Hilton Head looking for Atlantic bottlenose dolphins and other wildlife.
75 minutes on the water
Great for all ages
Watch the sunset over the salt marshes of the Low Country
Fun props like a dolphin skull & shark teeth
This boat tour is great for all ages! Hilton Head waters boast over 170 residential dolphins and around 400 nomadic dolphins. The tour guide knows most of the local dolphins by name and will introduce you to them. You will also learn about bottlenose dolphin species and how they adapt to our local low country ecosystem.
Cruise the waters in the golden hour and you will get to see a beautiful sunset over the water in addition to some great wildlife. We will explore the waters around Pinckney Island National Wildlife refuge and down to Calibogue Sound in search of dolphins.
With this tour you will get 75 minutes to relax on the water and take in the natural sites. The boat holds up to 24 people and sits low to the water for optimal viewing.
As you cruise around the waters you may see: Dolphins, birds (such as Bald Eagle, Pelican, Great Blue Heron, Egret, Wood Stork, Spoonbill), Sea Turtles, Alligators, Manatees, Sharks, Sting Rays, Blue Crabs, and more.
The tour will conclude as the sun sets behind the salt marshes.
Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Per Coast Guard regulation kids 12 and under must wear a life vest that will be provided.
Hilton Head Harbor & Marina
43A Jenkins Rd
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
Price: Adults: $40.00 Child (Under 12): $35.00 Infants (0-1 Year): $10.00
Time and Availability
Time: Evening - Specific time confirmed upon booking, based on time of sunset.
Available: Monday – Saturday
Tour length: 75 Minutes Arrival time: Arrive 15 minutes in advance
Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Per Coast Guard regulation kids 12 and under must wear a life vest that we will provide.
Please check in at least 15 minutes prior to departure. Everyone will board the boat together at the time of departure. If you are late the boat will not wait on you.
What should we bring? Sunglasses, water, a camera, and cash if you would like to tip the team. Life jackets will be provided for children 12 and under. Your own snacks and drinks are allowed. We strongly recommend reusable bottles versus single-use plastic to reduce plastic waste that ends up in our oceans.
What happens if we get bad weather at the time of our tour? We watch the weather closely as it changes constantly in Hilton Head. If the tour needs to be canceled due to weather we will let you know as soon as the Captain makes the call. We will either schedule your family on another tour if there is space or we will move the tour to another time. If we are unable to reschedule, we will issue a full refund.
Is there a restroom on board? No, so please arrive early so you can use the restroom prior to departure.
How far out does the boat go? The boat does not go out into the open ocean. We stay in more shallow water (15-40ft.) and you will be able to see land.Cancellations Boat tour customers will receive a full refund or credit with 48 hours notice of cancellation. Customers will also receive a full refund or credit in case of operator cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. No-shows will be charged the full price.
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