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Hilton Head Island Kayaking Tour provided by One HHI

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Hilton Head Island Kayaking Tour

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Hilton Head is home to a vast array of wildlife, including the Atlantic bottlenose dolphin. Explore the area by water and see what animals you can spot on this guided kayaking tour. Follow an expert guide as you navigate the various and sometimes remote waterways. Single or double kayaks are available and all skill levels are welcome.
  • Explore Hilton Head in a kayak with an expert guide
  • Experience local wildlife up close
  • All skill levels are welcome in this small group tour
  • Choice of convenient departure times throughout the day
What to Expect
Your tour begins at Palmetto Bay Marina at your chosen departure time. After a brief lesson on paddling, get situated in your kayak, and follow your guide into the Broad Creek to begin the adventure. As you paddle through the saltwater marshlands and explore the area, your guide shares the history of the rich local ecosystem. See if you can spot brown pelicans, egrets, herons, ospreys, and bald eagles as you cruise. On occasion, you may spot an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin. The tour ends at Palmetto Bay Marina where it began.
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Important Information
Departure Point
86 Helmsman Way, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional guide
  • Kayaking tour
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum age is 5 years
  • Weight restriction - 250lbs for single kayak & 350lbs for tandem kayak
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled activity for check-in.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Janelle S wrote a review Jan 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
We had a last minute reservation that Captain Ben accomodated to, even in January! It was an enjoyable time and we were lucky enough to see a dolphin.
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Date of experience: January 2020
2 Helpful votes
Response from CaptainSkinny, Owner at Hilton Head Island Kayaking Tour
Responded Feb 14, 2020
Thanks Janelle! Glad we could get it set up for you! Let us know if you come back into town and we'll see if we can show you some more dolphin than what you saw.
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judylayton11 wrote a review Oct 2019
Dallas, Texas6 contributions3 helpful votes
We so enjoyed our kayaking experience. It was just the 2 of us with our guide, Cindy. We were able to see a dolphin up close and take a little side trip up a creek. We would absolutely recommend it.
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Date of experience: October 2019
katied80 wrote a review Oct 2019
raleigh20 contributions5 helpful votes
We were a group of 7 with 4 kids. Had kayaked years before with another company in a marshy area where we learned about nature, osprey, even saw a bald eagle nest. This was not! Saw zero manatee or dolphin..(they say there are 200 in that area.) Paddled along grass first half,
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Date of experience: October 2019
2 Helpful votes
Pmluckett1 wrote a review Oct 2019
Louisville, Kentucky8 contributions7 helpful votes
This was a great tour! Our guide, Cindy, was very knowledgeable about the area. We saw dolphins right beside our kayak. Would definitely recommend this!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Rachel F wrote a review Jul 2019
Morganton, North Carolina2 contributions2 helpful votes
Gideon did a great job of explaining what to do beforehand and he was very knowledgeable of the area. We were fortunate to be the only family on the tour so Gideon took his time giving us a little history of the island and the ecosystem nearby. He answered any questions we had
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Date of experience: July 2019
2 Helpful votes
About the operator

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By: One HHI
We had a great time with this company!!!!
We did several different activity’s with them we had a large group for some and small group for others and had a bl
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Awesome guides and saw alot of dolphins. Great knowledge of the island. The entire family had a great experience
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Christen A
What a fun time
We had Captain Ben and a very nice young lady as our tour guides. We got to see plenty of dolphins on the very rela
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Angela E
Great boat ride!
We took the dolphin tour which was a pontoon boat with a covered roof, so we didn't get blasted by the sun. We wen
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I loved it so much, I brought the family back a second time in the same week. Justin, Alex and the new guy Matt wer
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Great zodiac boat tour
We loved our 2 hour boat tour. The zodiac was fun to drive and our guide stopped and told us some interesting histo
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Perfect day for dolphins
We had a great time watching dolphins today. They guides were great and informative about the local area and kept t
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Amazing tour
We booked a trip at 6:30 PM on the mini boat with my family. It was an amazing trip as the sun was going down it wa
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A relaxing and enjoyable dolphin cruise
Having participated in dolphin cruises at both Shelter Cove and Harbour Town, I feel like this one was my family's
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Great guide and we truly enjoyed ourselves
Awesome experience! Our guide was very knowledgeable and made sure we enjoyed ourselves. She knew the history of th
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Beautiful views, and great education given along the way
She was so informative about Hilton Head in general, as well as the sights we were seeing. It was not strenuous at
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Had a blast, you won't be disappointed!
A great outing! The staff was friendly and professional, very well managed operation. The jetskis were all in exc
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Great way to see HHI!
Loved the staff and their knowledge of the waterways AND the dolphins! Our tour was so fun, relaxing and a must do.
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Jet ski
Great experience even for experienced jet skiers was fun and saw plenty of dolphins and wildlife, great staff made
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Fun time, knowledgeable staff
Had a great time, saw lots of dolphins. Wish there would’ve been a little more space for social distancing but ove
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Key Details
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  • Duration: 1h 30m
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