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Hilton Head Activities - Cruises & Tours

Whether you are looking to have a fun family afternoon, an exciting adventure, a romantic evening on the water, or view local sea life up close, Hilton Head Island is sure to have the right cruise or tour for you. Want to try your hand at deep-sea fishing? Book a chartered fishing trip and hook the catch of a lifetime. Local, experienced guides will show you all the beauty and intrigue that the waters and wildlife of Hilton Head Island have to offer.  

Hilton Head Island truly has every possible cruise available. You can go on a sunset cruise to pristine Bull Island, even do a dinner on the water! There are cruises to see our beautiful native dolphins that live in our Hilton Head Island waters year round. You can even learn how to throw a cast net and go shrimping! For a longer adventure, cruises from Hilton Head Island to Savannah are available, with a day of touring included.

There is even a Paula Deen cruise with lunch at her famous restaurant included. Finally on July 4th and on summer Tuesdays at Shelter Cove, there are cruises available for the unique opportunity of viewing Hilton Head’s spectacular fireworks display from a different prospective – from the water!

Remember, cruises and tours are just a couple of the great activities that Hilton Head Island has to offer, check out our activities page to help you plan your vacation. 

Sail the seas on a 22 foot boat for a memorable sight seeing experience. Dolphins guaranteed!

The Dolphin Seafari is a 30 foot boat that comfortably seats 15. The boat is covered and makes its home at the Palmetto Bay Marina on Broad Creek. Aside from dolphins, the escapade gives you the chance to see Manatees, Sharks, Bald Eagles, Ospreys and more! Additionally, you'll get a great view of the salt marshes surrounding the island.

Dolphins guaranteed! Come aboard the Gypsy for a relaxing, narrated tour on Calibogue Sound. We guarantee that dolphins will be seen on this trip.

Offering a 2 hour Fireworks Cruise

Join the crew as they travel through the Calibouge Sound and up Broad Creek to Shelter Cove for the island's only fireworks display! You will have the best seats in the house!

Offering daytime and evening cruises aboard either the Savannah River Queen or her sister ship Georgia Queen.

Join the crew of the million-dollar passenger yacht, Spirit of Harbour Town for the River Street Express cruise to the historic city of Savannah, Georgia. Departing from Harbour Town, we cross the Calibogue Sound and enter the Intra-Coastal Waterway to begin a fast, one hour and fifteen minute, non-stop cruise to Savannah.

Hey Y'all! Come join the fun for a peek into the life of famous southern cooking entrepreneur, Paula Deen.

We extend our 1 hour trip to include a tour of the salt marshes and tidal creeks as the sun sets. The most spectacular time of the day in the Lowcountry.

Join us on a one hour guided tour of the pristine fresh water lakes of the Sea Pines Resort Forest Preserve (over 600 acres). Get a close up view of Hilton Head's indigenous plant and animal life including the native American Alligator. Come aboard our safe and stable 12 passenger electric boat, narrated by an experienced Low Country Tour Guide. The tour offers phenomenal photo opportunities.

Tours Daily From Sunup 'till Sundown!

H2O Sports is thrilled to offer another great way to enjoy the local waters of Hilton Head Island: Stand-up Paddle Boarding! This fast growing sport is easy to learn, an incredible workout, and fun for the whole family.*

Prior to your adventure, you will be given a safety briefing on the State and Local Personal Watercraft Regulations by a USCG Certified Captain. Then as you are taken out to the waverunners, your boundaries will be identified for your safety. Aboard the carrier, you will be instructed on the operation of a waverunner so you will be fully informed for your hour of fun! Please note, any age may drive but you MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE TO OPERATE A WAVERUNNER ALONE.

ZipLine Hilton Head is the place for your newest adventure on Hilton Head Island.  With seven ziplines and 3 suspended bridges, the 2-hour canopy tour is incredible and will leave you