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Address: 232 S Sea Pines Dr., Hilton Head, SC 29928
Phone Number: 843.363.2900
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Activities: Motor-boating
Description: Two-hour family cruise where kids can throw a cast net for shrimp and...
Two-hour family cruise where kids can throw a cast net for shrimp and other fish.
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1st mate

I worked on The drifter last season near the middle of the summer and had a great time mating! We caught several 8 foot Tigershark's on the five hour trip. We also caught... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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Granger, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

My husband, myself and our 4 boys (18, 16, 14 & 12) left on a 2 hour cruise with Captain Jon Everetts on the Hobo at noon on April 9, 2015. My 18 year old told me that morning that he was going to catch a shark, I of course tried to tell him that it was unlikely and that... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

I worked on The drifter last season near the middle of the summer and had a great time mating! We caught several 8 foot Tigershark's on the five hour trip. We also caught several bull sharks and black tips on the four hour night trip. Obviously I am a shark guy but many edible fish were caught t on the... More 

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Alabaster, Alabama
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

We saw several Dolphins up close and many more as the tour continued. The crew interacted with the passengers explaining the Dolphins and their surroundings.

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Wellesley, MA
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46 reviews 46 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

Took my 7.5 and 4 year old (and grumpy husband) on the kids cruise as I figured a dolphin cruise would be 1 note. Aside from the $6 to get into sea pines and the fact they told us to arrive at 8:30 for a 9:15 departure, it was good. Kids got to see how a crab trap works and... More 

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South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

We went on the dolphin excursion with our 3 kids. Big thumbs up for captain Jennifer and guide Dakota. The guide gave us enough information and we've seen so much dolphins! Absolutely happy we took this excursion!

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Metro Kansas City
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I've added Drifter Excursions because they have decent potential and because it's very conveniently located to the South Beach South Sea Pines area. My son and I did the Party Boat Fishing Charter for about $68. The on shore staff is very friendly and courteous BUT you put your enjoyment of the day in the hands of the boat crew... More 

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Bolivar, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My daughter had her 3rd trip while this was my 15th. I go out on the Drifter every year. I have never had a bad experience in all of these times out. Sometimes the water is rough and the boat does not go out as far. There is nothing the captain or crew can do about that. I have recommended... More 

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Antigua, Guatemala
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We did the five hour trip, Capt and crew were pretty social. The head Capt actually comes all the way from Guatemala, bill fish country to run a head boat in hilton head of all places, so I knew we were in good hands. On a head boat I know you are pretty limited. The sea was spaced out 3... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I have had a previous poor experience when deep sea fishing in rough water. When I booked the tour on the Drifter, I asked if the seas were rough and I was told the seas were not rough. We arrived and the trip was overbooked. They had to get old rod and reels out to accommodate my family. The first... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

it started out riding about 2 hrs around on the ocean bay to be told the (waves were to bad)by worker on boat. so they took us to a spot in bay about 15ft deep no one caught nothing so they took us to a area about 300yards off bank where u could see people playing on beach.it was about... More 

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