Hilton Head Island visitors can make the most of their vacation days by choosing a Nature Tour or explore Hilton Head Island’s waterways by kayak, waverunner or rent your own boat. No matter what you decide, Hilton Head Island has so many activities for you to choose from. Get out and enjoy our beautiful Island.
The Tammy Jane offers the most unique Lowcountry experience Hilton Head has to offer! We invite you to learn about our Healthy salt marsh environment, and introduce you to some of the sea creatures we’ll pull up during our trawl. You will learn about the life of our local shrimpers, and understand what it takes to bring wild caught shrimp to your tables.
Experience dolphins and nature up close on our Two Hour Dolphin Encounter. Search for sand dollars on our Vanishing Island Expedition™. Relax with the dolphins on our Sunset Cruise. Our 1-Hour Discovery Experience is the perfect way to introduce youngsters to the Lowcountry waters - calm and affordable. Our fleet includes three custom-built 27-foot USCG inspected vessels each certified for up to twelve passengers - room for the whole family, but maintaining an intimate experience. Come see why Island Explorer has been voted the #1 Dolphin Tour on Hilton Head Island year after year.
Captain Sonny has provided dolphin & nature tours since 1985. Our USCG captains are knowledgeable about the area and the wildlife you will see along the trip. We create a family-friendly atmosphere for everyone from 0-101! See our website for the schedule. Prices, 12 & up-$22, 2-11-$12, under 2 are free.
Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina is situated in the middle of Hilton Head Island across from Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, offering all kinds of water sports and activities, from inshore and offshore fishing charters to sport crabbing, sailing and dolphin tours, sightseeing and nature excursions. Shelter Cove Marina is your #1 destination for Hilton Head Island water adventures. Call 888-322-9091 or visit www.sheltercovehiltonhead.com.
Sea Monkeys is the place to be when you want to have some Wave-runner fun! We offer 3 different riding areas to best accommodate you for weather, tides, and personal needs with each trip an hour and 15 minutes long.We are nicely tucked away in Skull Creek and merely a few minutes away from Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge. This makes our little niche of paradise hard to beat anywhere else on the Island. Dolphin sightings are almost daily and the richness of our Low Country nature and wildlife is unbelievable! Get ready for a great time and even a little workout, but you won't regret it when you're done!
DOLPHINS guaranteed on our Boat Tours or Kayak with us in the most consistent dolphin feeding areas on Hilton Head! Maybe choose our Family Shark Fishing Adventure! Sure, there are many companies to choose from but not many that have been here for 20 years with such a repeat guest following. Dave and the crew are here to show you and your family a great Hilton Head experience. You won't find a more knowledgable or experienced staff on the island. Conveniently located at Broad Creek Marina, about 15 minutes from most anywhere on the island.
Our boats are unique watercrafts known for being compact yet speedy, perfect for racing down rivers and cruising creeks. The trips cover about 25 miles around Hilton Head Island, Bluffton and Daufuskie Island and includes few scheduled stops to take photos, see dolphins and other wildlife. Each boat is equipped with a small cooler with ice and water for guests, who are welcome to bring their own snacks and drinks for the exploration.
From Shelter Cove Harbour, Captain Mark presents Dolphin Watch Nature Cruises on board the excursion vessel “Holiday” and Let’s Go Crabbing on board the crabbing boat “Crabber J II”. Both Boats berthed at, Dock C, Shelter Cove Harbour, directly across from Palmetto Dunes Resort.
Captain Miles Altman is your “number 1” fishing expert, known all the way down the east coast into Florida waters. With 41-years-experience in fishing deep water Atlantic charters, shark fishing, and a renowned seafood restaurant owner, Capt. Miles will take you through the steps from hooking them, reeling them in, cleaning, and cooking. Nothing is overlooked and he’s happy to answer any questions you may have regarding your Hilton Head charter fishing trip. You will find that the professional staff will treat you like family and you are sure to become another of the regular customers who, year after year, come back for a thrilling adventure, or a relaxing day on the water.
Now this is sailing! Only on Hilton Head and only in Harbour Town can you sail aboard a real America’s Cup, 12-meter Stars & Stripes. Participate as a crew member or just sit back and enjoy the sail. This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity to sail aboard a piece of American Sailing History!