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Barrier Island Beach and Wildlife outing

Barrier Island Beach and Wildlife outing

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With more than 45 miles of uninhabited and protected Atlantic coastline, the Georgetown area has dozens of secluded and untouched beaches. Winds and waves routinely alter the landscape of these natural shorelines while continually replenishing the ample supply of driftwood and shells. Barrier island beaches also host nesting Sea Turtles and a wide range of protected birds. Avid shell collectors and diehard beach lovers will appreciate the remoteness of these beaches. Most days, you will be the only footprints in the sand. Beach and Shelling trips are available year round, and should be scheduled around a low tide.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$323.08
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Beaufort River History Cruise with Dolphin Watch

Beaufort River History Cruise with Dolphin Watch

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Small group and socially-distant. This boat tour combines sightseeing with history and nature. Travelers will have the opportunity to see Beaufort from the water. They will experience the town through the viewing of historical sites in the Beaufort River. The river is essential to the history of Beaufort. The traveler will also have the opportunity to view wildlife and experience nature. Tours include viewing of dolphins and marsh life. What makes Tidal Tours most unique is the affordability of a small group/private boat charter and the ability to cater to the traveler's exact desires. The traveler can discuss with the captain exactly what they would like to do.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$266.67
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Hilton Head to Savannah Round-Trip Ferry Ticket

Hilton Head to Savannah Round-Trip Ferry Ticket

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Cruise from Hilton Head to Savannah on this Lowcountry day trip that’s packed with views. Relax on the open-air upper deck or air-conditioned lower cabin as you cruise through the Intracoastal Waterway, drink in hand from the onboard bar (own price). Then, dock in Savannah and spend a few hours of free time shopping, dining, and sightseeing before sailing back to Hilton Head.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.62
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Hilton Head Crabbing Expedition Boat Cruise

Hilton Head Crabbing Expedition Boat Cruise

Search for crabs alongside marine science students on this Lowcountry crabbing tour from Hilton Head. As you sail out on the Lowcountry’s famous salt marshes, your knowledgeable guides share tons of information about the rich local ecosystem and the wildlife that calls it home—see some of it for yourself, including whatever you pull up in your crabbing pots. Take home some of your catch if you get any.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$43.44
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Hilton Head Shrimp Trawling Boat Cruise

Hilton Head Shrimp Trawling Boat Cruise

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Take part in an authentic Lowcountry travel experience with this shrimping tour from Hilton Head Island. Join a crew on board a fishing boat and head out on the salt marshes for a chance to catch shrimp and fish, and learn about the environment and wildlife as you go. After the trip, hang out and enjoy a day pass to the Sea Pines Resort.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$43.44
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America's Cup 12-Meter Yacht Afternoon Sail from Hilton Head

America's Cup 12-Meter Yacht Afternoon Sail from Hilton Head

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A sailboat cruise from Hilton Head is a peaceful way to see stunning Lowcountry landscapes without the noise of a moor. Join a captain and crew aboard a 39-foot long (12 meter) sailboat that competed in America’s Cup—head through quiet waters and past gorgeous scenery without the roar of a motor. You can even try your hand on deck and help out with the sails.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$52.95
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Shell Hunting Expedition

Shell Hunting Expedition

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Depart for this 3 hour shell hunting excursion from Ripley Light Marina situated just less than a half mile outside downtown Charleston. Relax on a short cruise over to beautiful Morris Island while enjoying the sights and sounds of the breathtaking Charleston Harbor. Pass just feet from historical landmarks, wildlife, and natural habitats. Disembark onto this unspoiled barrier island while our naturalist amazes you with historical facts, ecology, tideline critters, and tips on finding wonderful seashells, sharks teeth and more. Departure times and dates may vary as this expedition is low tide dependent so to maximize your experience finding some awesome shoreline treasures.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$51.29
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Charleston Land & Sea Combo: Historical Sightseeing Bus Tour with Harbor Cruise

Charleston Land & Sea Combo: Historical Sightseeing Bus Tour with Harbor Cruise

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On this historical Charleston tour, journey back in time as your guide reveals the beauty and charm of one of America's most historic cities. Learn about the history of Charleston and discover its pivotal role in American history with visits to more than 100 points of interest including Rainbow Row, Colonial Lake, the Old Exchange Building and Whitepoint Gardens. This tour combines a 90 minute Historic City Tour with a 90 minute narrated, non-stop Harbor Tour. The harbor tour may be taken in conjunction with the city tour or you may choose to split them up and take them on separate days.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.00
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Charleston Harbor Speed Boat Adventure Tour

Charleston Harbor Speed Boat Adventure Tour

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Get behind the wheel of an F13 speedboat for a guided tour of Charleston Harbor. Learn the basics of operating the speedboat from your guide, and then follow the guide boat past the Battery, under the Ravenel Bridge, to the USS Yorktown, and more, stopping for photo ops and to optionally change drivers. Small-group tour is limited to eight people or fewer.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.90
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2-Hour Paddle Board Eco Tour of Charleston Lowcountry

2-Hour Paddle Board Eco Tour of Charleston Lowcountry

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Exploring Charleston’s tidal marshes by stand up paddle board increases your chances of seeing wildlife hiding among the reeds while providing a fun and challenging activity. First-time paddle boarders love the personalized instruction and attention from your guide, while just about everyone appreciates getting close to dolphins, turtles, and more in the wild.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.21
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Charleston's Tidal Creeks Eco Boat Cruise with Stop at Morris Island Lighthouse

Charleston's Tidal Creeks Eco Boat Cruise with Stop at Morris Island Lighthouse

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Cruise through Lowcountry tidal creeks and marshes en route to the uninhabited Morris Island on this boat cruise from the Charleston area. A private boat company launches from Bowens Island for the scenic ride through an estuary rich in biodiversity before a soft landing on Morris Island. Spend free time to taking photos of the historic Morris Island Lighthouse, combing for seashells, and looking out for birds, sea turtles, and dolphins before your return.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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2-Hour Guided Kayaking Eco Tour in Charleston

2-Hour Guided Kayaking Eco Tour in Charleston

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More than a welcome sight for sore eyes, the tidal marshes around Charleston are a hotbed for Lowcountry biodiversity. Keep your eyes peeled for sightings of wildlife such as Loggerhead turtles, bottlenose dolphins, and more as you paddle down Folly Creek en route to the tidal creeks that wrap around the Hammock Islands. This leisurely paced kayaking tour is capped at 12 participants for a more personalized experience.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Guided Mini Boat Dolphin Tour

Guided Mini Boat Dolphin Tour

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Drive your own mini boat while our experienced guide leads you to the best places for spotting dolphin! These super fun and comfortable mini boats are easy to drive and can fit up to 4 adults! This tour is designed to show you lots of dolphin while you have a blast driving your own mini boat!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$250.00
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Hilton Head Guided Creek Cat Dolphin Eco Tour

Hilton Head Guided Creek Cat Dolphin Eco Tour

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Cruise around Hilton Head Island on an incredibly fun, 2-hour, guided adventure. The focus is on dolphins and nature and there's no better way to see more amazing sights and wildlife than on these amazing boats. A professional guide will lead the way, explain the ecosystem, and navigate toward beautiful Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin while you operate your own Creek Cat! Sights to see include Harbourtown, South Beach, Daufuskie Island, and more!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$126.63
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Private Hilton Head Dolphin Watching Tour with Waterfront Dining Stops

Private Hilton Head Dolphin Watching Tour with Waterfront Dining Stops

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This tour will be the family memory you’ll always remember! You’ll depart from Palmetto Bay Marina and enjoy this fully narrated tour by our licensed captains explaining the ecosystem, wildlife, and Hilton Head in general! We’ll show you the beloved Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins in their natural environment! Along the way, we will make 2-3 stops at exclusive waterfront restaurants! You will have time to sample local Hilton Head/Daufuskie Island cuisine!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$413.02
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Kayaking & Coffee

Kayaking & Coffee

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This early morning paddle tour is the perfect time to get on the water - quiet, calm, less boat traffic, and picturesque! Our trained guides will lead you while telling you more about the Hilton Head area and guiding you into calm marshes!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.00
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Dolphins & Donuts Cruise

Dolphins & Donuts Cruise

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Sunrise is the calmest, quietest time on the Hilton Head waterways! We will enjoy donuts/juice/water as we cruise and observe the Atlantic bottlenose dolphin in its natural habitat! Watch as they play, eat, or simply swim. This will surely be an event your family won't forget!
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.00
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Private Sunset Dolphin Tour

Private Sunset Dolphin Tour

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This private sunset tour will be an activity your family will always remember! Up to 6 people will enjoy this 1.5 hour tour complete with a licensed captain, eco narration, dolphin sightings, picturesque sunset views, water/soda, snacks, and pictures of your family. Meet us at Palmetto Bay Marina for your Private Sunset Tour. Depart for an exciting experience as you explore and search the waterways of Hilton Head Island for the extremely friendly Atlantic Bottlenose dolphin. Your small group will see these splendid Atlantic bottlenose dolphins feeding, playing, and simply cruising around the waters in their natural habitat as you learn about their social behavior, feeding habits, and much more.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$329.00
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Private Dolphin Tour

Private Dolphin Tour

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Combine an excursion to see Atlantic bottlenose dolphins in their natural environment with personalized attention on this private tour. Depart from the Palmetto Bay Marina in a boat headed for the dolphins' swimming and hunting grounds with a guide, who will teach you all about their biology and behavior. Having a dedicated guide means you can ask plenty of questions as you travel.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$329.00
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Creek Cat Tour

Creek Cat Tour

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Zoom around Hilton Head Island on a small, motorized "creek cat" boat during this guided tour. Get views of all the quintessential sights, as well as access to some smaller marshes and wildlife-rich areas. Enjoy the opportunity to operate your own creek cat under the supervision of a guide; multiple departure times available.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$119.00
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Schooner Sunset Sail on Charleston Harbor

Schooner Sunset Sail on Charleston Harbor

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Watch the sunset from the water on a 2-hour evening cruise aboard an 84-foot (25-meter) classic tall ship. As the crew hoists the sails of the schooner, you'll glide through Charleston Harbor to enjoy the glow of twilight over one of the oldest cities in the U.S. Drinks are available for purchase on board.
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  • 2 hours
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$68.50
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Hilton Head Pirate Ship Adventure Sail aboard the Black Dagger

Hilton Head Pirate Ship Adventure Sail aboard the Black Dagger

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Embark on a nautical adventure aboard the Black Dagger pirate ship, which transforms kids into little pirates for a treasure hunt on the waters of Hilton Head. The crew provides kids with pirate costumes and pirate lessons before setting sail in search of treasure. This family-friendly cruise has a choice of several departures in the morning and afternoon, making it easy to fit into your schedule.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.90
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Charleston Harbor History Day-Time or Sunset Boat Cruise

Charleston Harbor History Day-Time or Sunset Boat Cruise

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See the Charleston Harbor by boat with a leisurely sightseeing tour along the Cooper River to Fort Sumter National Monument. This fully-narrated tour focuses on Charleston history from Civil War sites to antebellum houses and landmarks, passes under Cooper River bridges, and explores a waterfront that’s home to bottlenose dolphins and pelicans.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$34.72
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Hilton Head Pirate Ship Adventure Cruise aboard the Black Sparrow

Hilton Head Pirate Ship Adventure Cruise aboard the Black Sparrow

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On this Hilton Head pirate cruise, let your inner buccaneer out to play as you set sail off the coast of Hilton Head Island. This cruise was specifically created for kids and includes fun details such as face paint, pirate gear, and fake tattoos so you can look the part, plus water cannons for a blast of entertainment.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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