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Dolphin Seafari

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Great tour where you will see some great scenery and learn a lot!

My boyfriend and I went on the Dolphin Seafari over labor day weekend this year, and we had a great... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Charis L
Family-friendly fun

We were a large group ranging from 2 years old up to grandparents and everyone had a great time. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisa B
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The Dolphin Seafari is a 30 foot covered pontoon boat with comfortable bench seating and a restroom on board. Sitting low and close to the water, gets you up close and personal with our wildlife and gives you optimal viewing of our salt marsh. With...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3587
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My boyfriend and I went on the Dolphin Seafari over labor day weekend this year, and we had a great time! Annie and Captain Tim were great, and we got to see a lot of fantastic scenery, and some very active dolphins :) I have...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a large group ranging from 2 years old up to grandparents and everyone had a great time. We saw lots of dolphins, learned a lot and enjoyed the ride. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and very patient with my 2 year old...More

Thank Lisa B
Tim T, Owner at Dolphin Seafari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Lisa, Thank you for coming on the Dolphin Seafari and for the kind review. We hope to see you again sometime. Best regards Captain Tim

Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the early morning "Dolphins and Donuts" tour and saw dolphins before we had completely left the marina. The tour was about 90 minutes, and was full of history and information about not just dolphins, but the local crab and oyster industry, advice on...More

Thank Lance W
Tim T, Owner at Dolphin Seafari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Lance, Thank you for joining us for our Donuts and Dolphins tour. We're glad you enjoyed it and thank you for the kind review. We hope to see you again. Best regards Captain Tim

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Captain Tim and Deborah were amazing! As Captain Tim deftly maneuvered the covered craft so that we could watch for dolphins, Deborah educated us in the ways of Blue Crabs and Stone Crabs, the ways the dolphins communicate and even gossip among themselves! She told...More

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Tim T, Owner at Dolphin Seafari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you BBoop2 for your kind review and of course for coming with us on the Dolphin Seafari. I will definitely pass this along to Deb. I hope you'll come visit again. Best regards Captain Tim

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was so educational. I feel like I got a biology lesson and learned so much about the area. We got to see dolphins and blue crabs. The crew was so friendly and enjoyable. I would definitely do it again.

Thank Lynn K
Tim T, Owner at Dolphin Seafari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Lynn K, thank you for coming out on the Dolphin Seafari and for your kind review. I hope you'll come back again and visit again. Best regards Captain Tim

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Captain Tim and Michelle were awesome, I took a ton of pictures of the dolphins. We also got to see Blue Crabs and a Stone Crab! I would take this tour again.

Thank Private P
Tim T, Owner at Dolphin Seafari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Private P, For joining us and for your kind review. I'll pass it along to Michelle. I hope you'll come back and visit. Best regards Captain Tim

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Capt. Tim and Michelle did a great job sharing their knowledge of the area and ecosystem. While dolphins were the main attraction, and we got to see plenty of them, Capt. Tim picked up on our group's interest in birds and pointed out osprey, great...More

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Tim T, Owner at Dolphin Seafari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Bob B for joining us on the tour and for taking the time to give us a nice review. It's much appreciated and I'll pass on your kind words to Michelle. We hope you'll be able to join us again sometime. Best regards...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family had a great time on the Dolphin Seafari! Capt. Verne and Michelle educated us on dolphins, sea life, and beautiful Hilton Head Island. We saw a bunch of dolphins on our cruise and they slowed the boat so we could enjoy them and...More

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Tim T, Owner at Dolphin Seafari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us and for the kind review. We hope you and your family can come out with us again some time. I will pass on your kind words to Vern and Michelle. Best regards Captain Tim

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Captain Tim is great and Michelle has an enormous wealth of information! She was so knowledgeable, she had the answers for every question that was asked! It was an awesome trip and our family had a great time!

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Tim T, Owner at Dolphin Seafari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Price Family for coming out on our boat and for the kind review. I will pass on your kind words to Michelle and I hope you'll join us again. Best regards Captain Tim

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Tim let my niece drive the boat Told her what to do and gave her a toy at the end Michelle took my all my questions and even she tho she didn’t then she still made sure she answered them. This was a awesome...More

Thank Brian S
Tim T, Owner at Dolphin Seafari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Brian, Thank you for coming on our tour and for taking the time to give us a review. We really appreciate it and I'll pass on your kind words to Michelle. We hope to see you again. Best regards Captain Tim

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Carolyn H
April 2, 2018|
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Response from Tim T | Property representative |
Our 90 minutes (up to 2 hour) tours are $30 for adults, $20 for children (12 & under) $10 Infants (2 & under) Covered pontoon with restroom on board,
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