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“Wonderful Marina” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Shelter Cove Marina

Shelter Cove Marina
1 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head, SC 29928
+1 843-842-7001
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Ranked #14 of 88 things to do in Hilton Head
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort's Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina is Hilton Head Island's largest deep-water yacht basin. Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina offers waterfront dining, shopping and spectacular sunsets over Broad Creek. Also enjoy seasonal live music and events. Shelter Cove Harbour is also home to HarbourFest, an island tradition for over 25 years. HarbourFest takes place mid-June through mid-August with a special fireworks display on select Tuesday nights.Guests at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina can enjoy a variety of activities, water sports, crabbing, fishing, sailing, dinner cruises and much more.
Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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“Wonderful Marina”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We visited Shelter Cove Marina to find a dolphin viewing cruise. We found that the marina area itself was a nice and relaxing place to walk and enjoy the views of water and boats. Rental kayaks and stand-up surf boards are available and many were taking advantage. The general store had plenty of souvenir stuff including convenient hat / tee shirt combinations for $20. I bought my only trip souvenir there. Should I visit again I'll probably venture out in a kayak being very careful to stay out of the boat channel.

Visited July 2013
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Douglasville, Georgia
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“Harbour Fest”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We went to see the fireworks during our stay in HHI. They didn't last very long, but our son liked them. I figure if you shoot off fireworks every week for a few months, they aren't going to last too long!! It was something fun to do, and atmosphere was pretty.

Visited July 2013
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CARMEL
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“His name is Shannon Taylor”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

25 years this man has been entertaining summer tourists. Really, he is shelter cove. Why else would you come out unless you are staying at palmetto dunes or Disney resort (it's a quick trip from these places). He is a high school kid at heart and comes across quite sincere. How does he do that? He's an entertainer ...simply a fun entertainer. Great for 40 something's and 6 year olds alike. Oh, shelter cove...full of trinket shops you've seen before and boats you can see elsewhere. Overpriced and crowded restaurants. Go there for tuesday 830 show and fireworks. Bring your own light up toys or else you'll have to buy the 10 dollar light up sword. 5 dollar bounce-all-u-can bounce house is a tourist trap waiting to happen. Face painting and hair braids - I think you get where I'm going.... Shannon's late show is the most energetic. Get there early on Tuesdays and Thursdays cause parking is a problem.

Visited August 2013
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“Yachts, kayaks, shops, restaurants and more!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We really enjoy Shelter Cove Marina. You can catch a kayak or paddle board tour, go deep sea fishing, dolphin watching, or just hang out and people watch with beautiful yachts, Broad Creek, and marshland as the back drop. There are some fun & unique shops and great restaurants as well.

Visited August 2013
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“Tuesday Fireworks!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We enjoyed fireworks on Tuesday evening. Go early parking is awful. Ate at Scott's does not offer sweet tea or unsweetened tea with anything but sweet & low. YUCK! Last time we eat there. Enjoyed the fireworks.

Visited July 2013
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