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Hilton Head Island Dolphin Tour

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Overview
Experience this 1.5-hour tour in the waters around Hilton Head Island, choosing from multiple departures throughout the day. Enjoy the sights of the waterways and your professional guide’s narration as you seek out incredible friendly and playful dolphins. Bring the whole family on this kid friendly tour.
Highlights
  • 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
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • 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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This trip Captain was Ben and guided by Monica. Both had good chemistry for being tour guides. The boat traveled to 3 different locations and we saw dolphins at all three locations. Remember, these are wild dolphins, not Sea World dolphin's. They don't do flips, but the once
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Response from CaptainSkinny, Owner at Hilton Head Island Dolphin Tour
Responded 1 week ago
So glad you had a great time. Ben and Monika are the A-team around here! It doesn't hurt when the dolphin cooperate either! Hope to see you again soon!
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We highly recommend HHI, Monica and Captain Ben, for the Dolphin tour!!! Ben was a wonderful pilot and enjoyed his sense of humor. Monica was fabulous! extremely knowledgeable and informative!! We had the greatest time and of course saw many of the "resident" dolphins
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Response from mmc206, General Manager at Hilton Head Island Dolphin Tour
Responded 20 Jan 2020
Ken, Thanks for the stellar review :) The dolphins are amazing right? Ben and Monika love their job - We're so glad it showed and y'all had a great time on the water. Hope to have you back during your next HHI vacation. Thanks!
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We had a great time hosted by First Mate Monica and Captain Ben. We saw quite a few dolphins including moms and babies and got a great description of the Hilton Head Island area -- didn't realize how many islands made up the area until we were on the water.
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Response from mmc206, General Manager at Hilton Head Island Dolphin Tour
Responded 20 Jan 2020
Hi Linda, So glad your dolphin tour was a success with Monika and Ben! Thanks for taking the time to write a 5 star review - we truly appreciate it :) Cant wait to have you back during your next Hilton Head trip!
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We had a great time! Captain Ben and Monica were a lot of fun to be with and very knowledgeable. We saw lots of dolphins and had a beautiful time on the water.
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Response from mmc206, General Manager at Hilton Head Island Dolphin Tour
Responded 20 Jan 2020
Shawn, So glad your trip was enjoyable! Monica and Ben truly love their job/showing people the local area & dolphins. Hope to have you back on a future HHI trip!
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Brought our family of five to the dolphin tour experience and we were welcomed with the nicest captain and helpers. Absolutely 100% recommend, just bring a light jacket if you’re coming at January, a little chilly. We saw around 8-10 dolphins, we can’t wait to come back as we
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Response from mmc206, General Manager at Hilton Head Island Dolphin Tour
Responded 7 Jan 2020
So amazing! Glad your experience was top notch and that you saw dolphins in their natural environment! Can't wait to have you back on your next HHI vacation.
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crgreenberg g
Knoxville, Tennessee
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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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Robert S
95
Beautiful day to be on the water
This trip Captain was Ben and guided by Monica. Both had good chemistry for being tour guides. The boat traveled
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marietwilliams
Boston, Massachusetts
114
Great time!!
We really enjoyed our Dolphin cruise. The boat itself was very comfortable and enjoyable!! We will be returning
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Joe F
11
Great Partners!
We can't thank you enough for partnering with Shepherds Care! You have generously provided tours for many pastors
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Janelle S
11
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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kenmyers2015
Hedgesville, West Virginia
23
Absolutely Great!!!
We highly recommend HHI, Monica and Captain Ben, for the Dolphin tour!!! Ben was a wonderful pilot and enjoyed his
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levine331
Clermont, Florida
8142
This tour was amazing, Best thing we did on our entire trip!
We found out about this on FB and were one of the first ones to try it out. They weren’t kidding, the boats were
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Linda S
172
Fun way to spend a couple hours
We had a great time hosted by First Mate Monica and Captain Ben. We saw quite a few dolphins including moms and
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Sue N
10
Dolphin Tour
We had a great time! Captain Ben and Monica were a lot of fun to be with and very knowledgeable. We saw lots of
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Resort642989
11
Dolphin Tour
The dolphin tour was so much fun, the guides were very informative and funny. We saw tons of dolphins!
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  • Duration: 1h 30m
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  • Languages Offered: English
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