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Hilton Head

Hilton Head Island Creek Cat Tour

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Exploring Hilton Head on a “creek cat” boat gives you several advantages: access to smaller marshes and wildlife-rich areas, and the chance to explore at your own pace. Zip around the island at speeds up to 30 mph (48 kph) while covering about 25 miles (40 kilometers). See the top highlights and get a chance to visit back creeks where dolphins and other sea life reside.
  • Drive your own “creek cat” boat around Hilton Head Island
  • See the Harbour Town Lighthouse, Daufuskie Island, and Bull Island
  • Choose among multiple departure times per day to fit into your schedule
  • Observe local wildlife, perhaps even dolphins
What to Expect
Meet for your “creek cat” tour dockside in Palmetto Bay Marina. Board your own boat and begin your ride through the waters around Hilton Head Island. During your guided tour, visit back creeks and various waterways covering about 25 miles (40 kilometers) around the island. Cruise through marshes and past mansions while your guide tells you about local wildlife and folklore. Spot dolphins, eagles, ospreys, egrets, and otters along the water. Travel at your own pace and with some independence while staying under the supervision of the guide. Every now and then you have the chance to open the throttle and speed the pace up—the little boats can travel up to 30 mph (48 kph). The tour finishes back at the docks.
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Important Information
Departure Point
86 Helmsman Way, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional guide
  • Bottled water
  • Pictures
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Must be 18 years old with valid driver license to operate
  • Must be 5 years old to be a passenger
  • Maximum weight per passenger is 300lb.
  • Please arrive 20 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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A nice combination of history, local interest, and just plain fun. Captain Ben was great. Highly Recommend!
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Our smiles were SO BIG that they bumped into our ears during our 2 hour Creek Cat Tour! The weather was absolutely perfect as we cruised around the islands in our unique little boat, and we enjoyed learning about the area through the information Captain Ben shared. Overall, it
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Bailey was an excellent guide! Had a great time and he is very knowledgeableWith all the history in that area! We also saw an alligator! First time he had ever seen one in the River!
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Captain Ben was wonderful and we had a great time! I reserved this tour for my boyfriends birthday and we both loved it!
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We had so much fun and our tour guide, John was very thorough and informative. We rented two boats for two adults and two children.
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Key Details
  • One HHI
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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