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Address: 149 Lighthouse Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29928
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Description: Vagabond Cruise is Hilton Head Islands original sightseeing & excursion...
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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Excellent Dolphin Cruise!

The Vagabond Cruise Dolphin Tour is a beautiful way to see the island from the water and spend 90 minutes in a perfect coastline. My family enjoyed this trip so much! I highly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The Vagabond Cruise Dolphin Tour is a beautiful way to see the island from the water and spend 90 minutes in a perfect coastline. My family enjoyed this trip so much! I highly recommend it.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

My 5 year olds one request all week? We have to see dolphins. We almost didn't book with Vagabond, almost booked somewhere cheaper since we had a lot of people with us. We decided after doing lighthouse tour, to go ahead and book. So glad we did. We went out at 7pm Sat evening after a terrible storm. The storm... More 

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Exton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

We loved the cruise to Savannah. The crew was fantastic. Captain Phil was great with my 10 year old daughter, answering all of her curiosity questions. We saw lots of dolphins as an added bonus. It was a very pleasant way to spend our day.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

$20 per person but 1.5 hours is too long for kids to be on a boat when it is 90 degrees. Cute show, fun boat but cut the length of the ride/ show Boat condition- age was fine. Gregg Russell is good too - he is aging as we all are but he makes light of it :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The cruise and the crew were exceptional! We took the historic Savannah cruise and it was the best 90 min cruise. We learned so much about the area and seeing all the dolphins on top of that was a major bonus! We'll definitely be doing this again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Excellent evening on the dinner cruise from the greeting at boarding through the docking. Staff is attentive, friendly and personable. Food is outstanding, as well as the music. The narrative throughout the dinner cruise is an added bonus, we enjoyed seeing so many dolphins and learning about the area. We had a wonderful time and so glad that our visit... More 

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We had a nice time on our 90 minute dolphin cruise. We made the reservations on line so I wasn't sure which boat we were getting. It ended up being one of their larger ships - snacks and beers available for purchase. We were lucky in that it was Sunday and we got Captain Keith as our tour guide. His... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Exceptional evening dinner cruise for our extended family celebrating three wedding anniversaries including our 50th. Food was very good and our teens had plenty to eat. Fireworks viewing was good. Captain was very informative and staff was very courteous and helpful.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We booked a sunset dinner cruise on the Spirit of Harbour Town Yacht. Was expecting something a little more luxurious/romantic than we found as far as the dining area was concerned, but at least we had AC! Servers/Crew were very attentive, food was good- predictable buffet. (Menu is posted on website). Seeing the dolphins was really the highlight. The Captain... More 

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Hamiota, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Went on the dolphin cruise and loved it. It was late November early December so a bit cooler. There was an open area as well as an enclosed deck to take cover. Bar on board too!

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