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Hilton Head Island Kayaking Tour

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Hilton Head is home to a vast array of wildlife, including the Atlantic bottlenose dolphin. Explore the area by water and see what animals you can spot on this guided kayaking tour. Follow an expert guide as you navigate the various and sometimes remote waterways. Single or double kayaks are available and all skill levels are welcome.
  • Explore Hilton Head in a kayak with an expert guide
  • Experience local wildlife up close
  • All skill levels are welcome in this small group tour
  • Choice of convenient departure times throughout the day
What to Expect
Your tour begins at Palmetto Bay Marina at your chosen departure time. After a brief lesson on paddling, get situated in your kayak, and follow your guide into the Broad Creek to begin the adventure. As you paddle through the saltwater marshlands and explore the area, your guide shares the history of the rich local ecosystem. See if you can spot brown pelicans, egrets, herons, ospreys and bald eagles as you cruise. On occasion, you may spot an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin. The tour ends at Palmetto Bay Marina where it began.
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Important Information
Departure Point
86 Helmsman Way, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional guide
  • Kayaking tour
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum age is 5 years
  • Weight restriction - 250lbs for single kayak & 350lbs for tandem kayak
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled activity for check-in.
  • 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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We so enjoyed our kayaking experience. It was just the 2 of us with our guide, Cindy. We were able to see a dolphin up close and take a little side trip up a creek. We would absolutely recommend it.
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We were a group of 7 with 4 kids. Had kayaked years before with another company in a marshy area where we learned about nature, osprey, even saw a bald eagle nest. This was not! Saw zero manatee or dolphin..(they say there are 200 in that area.) Paddled along grass first half,
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This was a great tour! Our guide, Cindy, was very knowledgeable about the area. We saw dolphins right beside our kayak. Would definitely recommend this!
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Gideon did a great job of explaining what to do beforehand and he was very knowledgeable of the area. We were fortunate to be the only family on the tour so Gideon took his time giving us a little history of the island and the ecosystem nearby. He answered any questions we had
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I took the 5pm tour with Gideon as our tour guide. We had a quick overview on how to use the kayak and went on the tour. Gideon was very patient and attentive and I learned a lot about the SC marsh ecosystem. We were able to see different wildlife such as crabs and dolphins! It
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  • Duration: 1h 30m
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