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Vagabond Cruise

149 Lighthouse Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29928
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Ranked #45 of 129 Activities in Hilton Head
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Owner description: Vagabond Cruise is Hilton Head Islands original sightseeing & excursion cruise operator located below the lighthouse in world famous Harbour Town since 1968. From dolphins to dinner, Savannah to sailing Vagabond has the Cruise for you!
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Spent a delightful evening on this cruise. Had excellent seats on the outside deck to enjoy the delights of the harbor and the wonderful sunset. Food and drink excellent and service very efficient.

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Markham, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This was our second experience using Vagabond cruise line to get to Savannah. Our group of 4 all enjoyed the views along the in coastal waterway. Dolphins are plentiful, and traveling besides loaded freights are incredible (they are so huge)! Staff are very friendly, captain points out surroundings. Captain even gave us a close up view of the 2 tall... More

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Corvallis, Oregon
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

We took the cruise from Hilton Head (Harbourtown) to Savannah. Nice boat, friendly crew and smooth sailing. We had a great time in Savannah, and the trip back to Hilton Head was very relaxing. Worth it!

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

What a great time we had. We decided to take our Church youth group on an adventure and everyone just had a blast, kids and adults alike. The Captain was very knowledgable the ship was in tip top shape. The crew was incredibly helpful and the views were outstanding. Thank you Vagabond it was the best trip EVER! A Must... More

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We called Vagabond to book a dolphin/sunset cruise. We were informed that we just needed to show up at the dock at 5p; they don't take reservations for this cruise. We paid the $6 required to get onto this part of the island, got there early, paid for our cruise, and waited until about 550p (the departure was supposed to... More

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PassengerServices, General Manager at Vagabond Cruise, responded to this review

We do not take reservations for any of our Dolphin Cruises at Vagabond Cruise. We do inform guests over the phone that it’s recommended to show up 30 minutes prior to departure to purchase tickets or they may purchase in advance on our website at www.vagabondcruise.com. We do have a minimum of 8 adult passengers in order to confirm a... More

Bluffton, South Carolina
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307 reviews 307 reviews
72 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

One of the best cruises I've experienced and as a local, I've gone on most. Not only did we see too many dolphins to count, but there were jumping manta rays - some so close to the boat you could see their body! The captain had great factual information, was very clear on where to spot the dolphins and he... More

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Took the 2PM dolphin cruise (90 minutes). As soon as we left the harbor, we saw many manta rays jumping out of the water, some close enough to see the entire body clearly. Once we were further out, we started seeing multiple pods of dolphins almost constantly. In one sighting, three dolphins broke the water at the same time close... More

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Thank you Keith and tVagabond Cruise! I just came back from a weekend in Hilton Head. My girlfriends and I decided to do the Vagabond Cruise. We were not disappointed! Our server, the food, the view....wonderful! I highly recommend the sunset dinner cruise . It's a lovely way to enjoy the island!

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Orchard Park, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The sunset dinner cruise was fantastic. The food was delicious and the service was great. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. All the views were great but the upper deck provided the most beautiful views of the harbour.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

On a girl's weekend to Hilton Head, we booked a dinner cruise with Vagabond! It was a wonderful time! the sunset from the upper deck was fantastic and the dinner buffet was delicious! It was the perfect evening for a nice outing with friends! We had a terrific server and all the staff were really outgoing! Great time had by... More

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