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Backwater Cat Adventure

43 Jenkins Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29926
+(1)843-300-8556
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A must do!

Thanks so much to this wonderful company and our amazing guide Patrick for a perfect experience! We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
RKNMG
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Hudsonville, Michigan
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A must-do for vacation - so much FUN !!!!

We ran into one of the Backwater guides in the shop where they are located, as we were looking for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Philomena K
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To book go to our website Backwater Cat Adventure dot com. Drive your own 2 seat catamaran while your guide (on his boat) leads you on an amazing 2.5 hour adventure around the beautiful marshlands of Hilton Head Island. Experience the excitement of being on the water at speeds up to 30 MPH. Slow down to see dolphin, manatee and other sea life. Great for young and old alike!
  • Excellent96%
  • Very good2%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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43 Jenkins Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29926
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Thanks so much to this wonderful company and our amazing guide Patrick for a perfect experience! We had booked on an evening tour which was cancelled due to a storm. They promptly rescheduled us to a morning tour with no problems whatsoever. We met our...More

Thank RKNMG
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We ran into one of the Backwater guides in the shop where they are located, as we were looking for something fun to do on the water. He told us all about these little vessels and we were sold ! Signed up quickly, worth every...More

Thank Philomena K
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Allen E, Owner at Backwater Cat Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

So glad you found us and went on the boating trip with us. An absolute BLAST is what we shoot for everytime! Glad we hit the mark with the boats and with the dolphin. Thanks so much for the "must do" review!!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wow, wow, wow! What an amazing experience, and our guide Allen was incredible. We had a group of 8, with "kids" aged from 8 all the way to 22, and 3 parents. The trip was great for all involved. We all had such a blast...More

Thank Emily L
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Allen E, Owner at Backwater Cat Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

What an amazing review! So glad everyone had so much fun and we made memories for your family to talk about for years to come. It was actually a real treat for me to lead you on our boating adventure. What a great family you...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had so much fun,A must do while you are their . The instructor made easy to understand driving the boats. Riding the waves and showing us scenceic sites was a unforgettable experience. Well worth the money. Will do again in future.

Thank StaceyD22
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Allen E, Owner at Backwater Cat Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Have to do on vacation is quite a great review. Thanks so much for sharing with the TripAdvisor community. Happy to hear you will do this again in the future!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent service, boats were awesome, and Allen was a real pleasure to work with, I would definitely recommend Backwater Cat Adventure!!! So much fun.

Thank Chuck R
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Allen E, Owner at Backwater Cat Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the most awesome review. So glad you went on our boating adventure and had so much fun!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great way to get out on the water and see dolphins! Enjoyed the stop at the sand bar. Would recommend!

Thank Stacey F
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Allen E, Owner at Backwater Cat Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the high marks and the recommendation to others. Glad you had lots of fun!

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

OMG. Soooo much fun!!! Our guide Allen was great and we had a blast! We saw dolphins close up and had a great history lesson! This is a must!

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Allen E, Owner at Backwater Cat Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

A Blast is what we shoot for every time out. Thanks for the great review. So glad you had a great time with us. Thanks for the shout out for your guide Allen.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had the best time! The water was calm and the weather was perfect. Alan was our tour guide and he was great, funny and took us all over. Saw several dolphins playing. And we even got some play time on our own. I would...More

Thank Firefly731
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Allen E, Owner at Backwater Cat Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We were blessed with lots of dolphin and smooth water. So glad you guys had a great time...and even thought Alan was funny?? Playtime is always a great way to close the trip while having some fun getting wet! Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a great experience. Learned some history of Hilton Head, saw several dolphins and the boats are really fun. We were scheduled for the day before but were rescheduled due to possible weather. I really appreciate that they rescheduled as there was a big...More

Thank Carla W
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Allen E, Owner at Backwater Cat Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

So glad we did reschedule you to the next day due to the storms. It was a great trip the night after! Thanks for the great review about having so much fun on our adventure!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time out on the cat boat and it was a blast. Started with them working with us and changing the scheduled time due to morning rain. Many places would have cancelled. A small learning curve with steering but once we mastered that it was...More

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Allen E, Owner at Backwater Cat Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the great review. So glad you loved the adventure! We look forward to having you back again next year. Making memories and having a great time is what we strive for!!

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Lisamadcat
3 June 2018|
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Response from Allen E | Property representative |
Hi Lisa, Our website BackwaterCatAdventure,com has our pricing and our schedule. Come on out for a great boating adventure in which you will always remember!!
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Lyn123NewJersey
14 April 2017|
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Response from Allen E | Property representative |
One person can ride with the guide on his boat. It is the lead boat. During the trip it is possible to switch around so everyone can drive the boat if they are of age.
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R M K
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Response from Annette Y | Reviewed this property |
I'd verify with them before you book for sure but you have to wear your life jacket the whole time you're on the trip. I got wet from the waves splashing but no one actually ended up IN the water during our adventure. So... More
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