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Hilton Head Island Dolphin Tour provided by One HHI

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Hilton Head Island Dolphin Tour

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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.
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86 Helmsman Way
86 Helmsman Way, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
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You'll end at
86 Helmsman Way
86 Helmsman Way, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
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  • 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
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional guide
  • 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 travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled 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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Popular mentions
Withersonian1020 wrote a review 23 Mar
Knoxville, Tennessee6 contributions
We had an excellent time on the dolphin cruise. There were several dolphins out this day and a couple even smacked their fins on the water as if playing with us!! The tour guide Meredith was very friendly and informative. My kids 12 and 13 thoroughly enjoyed the trip. We were
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ritapawl wrote a review 21 Mar
Ingleside, Illinois61 contributions34 helpful votes
Except for the chilly weather, this tour was so much fun! We saw lots of dolphins, including a mama and baby. Monika and Ben were great guides. They were very knowledgeable about the area and about dolphins! While they did provide some blankets, it’s advisable to bundle up. It’s
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Date of experience: February 2020
BettinaElise wrote a review 17 Mar
Bluffton, South Carolina1 contribution1 helpful vote
A beautiful day to take the Dolphin Tour with HHI. The Captain was great and the moderator was very informative....both with a great sense of humor! Had a great time and would do it again!
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Date of experience: March 2020
Linda B wrote a review 13 Mar
walnut13 contributions5 helpful votes
Monica and captain Ben were very informative and fun. We did not have any children with us but some other families did. They were fantastic with the kids and really included them. I loved seeing that.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Janice E wrote a review 3 Mar
1 contribution2 helpful votes
The dolphins were hard b to find when went out, but our captain and guide persevered until we found them. Enjoyed what we learned and the trip.
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Date of experience: March 2020
About the operator

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By: One HHI
Marianne T
Dolphin tour and kayaking
reservation online was easy and checking in at the site everyone was friendly.and helpful. The staff on the dolphin
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First time visit with grandchildren
While we initially signed up for the Pirate cruise, due to low attendance, our visit was on the Dolphin cruise. The
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Excellent Dolphin Cruise
The crew was very knowledgeable and fun. The trip included a trip near the barrier islands of Hilton Head, as well
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Dawn B
Great tour!
The tour guides were professional and very informative. The boat was comfortable and well cared for. We will use th
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Creek cat
Judi was amazing. Highly recommend. Worth the money. Amazing views and tons of fun. You get to explore areas you wo
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Brian R
Guaranteed good time!
We had a great afternoon seeing the dolphins. This company goes above and beyond to make sure you have a good time
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This was the best dolphin cruise ever! Everyone is wonderful and ensures we are happy, comfortable, and enjoy our t
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Cat Creek Tour
Capt Ben reached out and offered to switch to the 2 seater red boats (Dingy) due to high winds. Alex took us out o
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Dan R
Great company to see some dolphins with
We saw many dolphins. Tour guide and driver were great. We will use them again when we go back to Hilton head
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So much fun!!
Staff was great! So funny and very knowledgeable. We saw ALL the dolphins, it was amazing. Definitely worth every p
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Dolphin tour
The boat was nice and the people were nice. However, it could have been a lot more interesting if they had imparte
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crgreenberg g
Afternoon Dolphin Cruise
Ben and Monica did a great job of getting us to thee dolphins and telling us about them. They know a lot about the
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Great time!!
We really enjoyed our Dolphin cruise. The boat itself was very comfortable and enjoyable!! We will be returning t
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Great Partners!
We can't thank you enough for partnering with Shepherds Care! You have generously provided tours for many pastors a
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Great time
We had a last minute reservation that Captain Ben accomodated to, even in January! It was an enjoyable time and we
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  • Duration: 1h 30m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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