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Address: 149 Lighthouse Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29928
Phone Number: +1 843-363-9026
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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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Couple This Cruise With a Tour of Savannah

A very relaxing trip along an interesting coastal way. Be sure to book a step on, step off bus tour of Savannah You can take in the cruise and city tour in a day.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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196 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very relaxing trip along an interesting coastal way. Be sure to book a step on, step off bus tour of Savannah You can take in the cruise and city tour in a day.

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Boone, North Carolina
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Decided to take a trip to Savannah without having to drive and Vagabond was perfect, the ship has two levels, main level is indoors and climate controlled. Top deck is outdoors and has a great view. They offer drinks to and front Savannah and the captain is very knowledgeable of the area. They give you plenty of time in Savannah... More 

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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

The Historic Savannah Cruise on the Spirit of Harbour Town was a trip to remember. We left the dock near the Hilton Head Lighthouse at 9 AM for a 90-minute cruise to the River Walk dock in the historic district of Savannah. Porpoises accompanied us for most of the trip and we were able watch many different water birds in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic cruise on the Stars & Stripes. The captain was knowledgeable, personable, & allowed guests to pilot the boat. Good time was had by all.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Went for the Christmas Eve dinner cruise with the family. Even though it was so foggy you couldn't see the length of the boat, we still had a memorable experience. Meal of beef brisket, shrimp and grits, baked chicken, and sides were great. Crew was professional and efficient. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Our family really enjoyed this cruise. It was ninety minutes and we saw several Dolphins, pelicans and other wildlife. The narration was good without being overkill - and the views in and from the ocean were awesome. Our family of five cost about $110 and the $12 family photo was reasonable as well. Loads of fun out of Harbour town... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Vagabond has a no cancellation for any reason policy and they dictate that the cruise will take place rain or shine. We had seven family members gathered for a cruise departure at 9 AM on December 23. At 4:45 on December 22 Vagabond advised that they were cancelling the cruise because they were short three passengers. Terrible unprofesional policy---customer can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

The staff and crew are wonderful! You see beautiful wildlife ( dolphins, pelicans, etc) . The dolphin tour was very informative and a great overall experience

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Greensburg, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

We took the dolphin sunset cruise. The crew were great, including excellent explanations about the area, the sights, and dolphins. Got up close to a large pod of dolphins that were very actively feeding of playing. It was really fascinating and entertaining watching them and seeing them so close. A very nice way to end a day on the island!

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Huntington, Indiana, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

We booked the "Stars and Stripes Sailing" in advance. Booking in advance is NOT RECOMENDED! If you book in advance a credit card is required to secure your reservation, If you no-show or cancel within 24 hours, your credit card is charged. We booked in advance and the cruise captain decided to sail in spite of rainy weather. The rain... More 

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