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Address: Plaza at Shelter Cove, Suite H, Hilton Head, SC 29928
Phone Number: +1 800-686-6996
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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For 35 years, Outside Hilton Head has been providing fun and memorable...

For 35 years, Outside Hilton Head has been providing fun and memorable outdoor activities to Hilton Head Island residents and visitors. Outside Hilton Head is Hilton Head's premiere outdoor outfitter. In addition to providing a multitude of excellent programs 365 days of the year, Outside Hilton Head has a retail shop loaded with everything you need for your adventure. Programs include guided Kayak Tours, Kayak Fishing, boat based Dolphin Tours, Charter Fishing, Boat Charters and Rentals, tours of historic Daufuskie Island, and Teambuilding. Facilities include the private and serene Page Island . We specialize in designing custom adventures to suit your interests! The staff at Outside Hilton Head is made up of experienced, knowledgeable and personable retail associates, reservationists, interpretive nature guides and USCG licensed Captains.

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Dolphin Fireworks Cruise

Add this excursion to your HHI vacation MUST DO list! Our tour guide was Andy. Andy was very knowledgeable with a great personality. He was very attentive making sure that we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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New Albany, OH
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New Albany, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Add this excursion to your HHI vacation MUST DO list! Our tour guide was Andy. Andy was very knowledgeable with a great personality. He was very attentive making sure that we saw dolphins; and pointed out places of interest along the waterway. There is nothing like ending a cruise with fireworks! Thanks Andy! ** O-H-I-O!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a great day with Captain Charlie!! Very knowledgable about the island, history and current residents. Impressed by his research of the facts!! A must see and do event!!

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My kids did the three-hour water fun day. Registering beforehand was easy but I had trouble locating the online release form. I figured I could do it there. A staff member had to run through the procedure with multiple people ahead of me so I Imagined that I wasn't the only one who had trouble. Yet the employee gave me... More 

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Muncie, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We signed up for the 9:30 kayak tour but due to weather we have to reschedule to 11:00 and grateful that the guides were concerned for our safety. Our guide, Taylor, gave a great instructional guide before we hit the kayaks. Once we made it to Broad Creek, we looked for dolphins but those pesky mammals decided to play hide... More 

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Thank Ames70
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is 2nd time my office has had a team building outing with Outside Hilton Head; both times have been a dolphin cruise. The captains are very knowledgeable about the area, the ecosystem, and both were extremely friendly and engaging. Highly recommend this group for any tours or outdoor adventures on the island.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took grandparents and children on a dolphin/fireworks tour and it was fun for everyone. Gio was wonderful and so knowledgeable. We saw some dolphins, went to shell island and he showed us the beautiful homes from the water and the history of the area. He even let the kids help him "drive" the boat, which they loved. Fireworks from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went kayaking out of Shelter Cove at 6pm. This was an amazing trip with our guide Anna. Had a dolphin swim under my kayak and surface feet away. As it was high tide we were able to paddle a good portion of the Broad Creek while the sun was beginning to set. One of the best kayaking tours that I've... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a paddleboarding tour last year with Outside Hilton Head and came back this year for some kayaking fun. To avoid the afternoon heat our family booked the 8:30 am tour. We spent 2 hours enjoying the waterways and saw a few dolphins while we were out there. These guys do a great job. The groups are small, the... More 

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Canton, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the three hour boat tour to Vanishing Island with Gio. There were about 12 of us on the boat. We left around 10 am. The boat did not have cover so it was certainly very hot and we made sure to load the kids with sunblock. He had a cooler with ice on board with some bottled water... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the three hour dolphin/eco tour. Gio was our guide. We saw hundreds of dolphin! Gio was very knowledgable and explained the eco-system well. We made a few stops -- to a barrier made of shells, to see a tree house made by the guys on the show Tree House Masters, to the company's private island. Learned so much... More 

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