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Outside Hilton Head

#5 of 76 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Hilton Head Features Animals
Plaza at Shelter Cove, Suite H, Hilton Head, SC 29928
+1 800-686-6996
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Good service, great kayaking

This is the second year my husband and boys went kayaking through this company. Last year they had... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2015
1.5 hr dolphin cruise with capt geo

Capt Geo took us on an excellent 1.5 hr cruise! We saw three groups of dolphins; one group came... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2015
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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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Plaza at Shelter Cove, Suite H, Hilton Head, SC 29928
+1 800-686-6996

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Reviewed March 30, 2015

This is the second year my husband and boys went kayaking through this company. Last year they had a guide and this year they kayaked on their own leaving from Shelter Cove. Both experiences were memorable and everything went smoothly. Everyone was professional, the kayaks...More

1  Thank BaltMomDoc
Reviewed March 25, 2015

Capt Geo took us on an excellent 1.5 hr cruise! We saw three groups of dolphins; one group came right up to the boat and were amazing to see. Our four year old son loved the trip and Geo was excellent interacting with him. Geo...More

2  Thank PinkyCar1
Reviewed March 23, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our hour-long boat trip out to Daufuskie Island. There are so many creeks, bays, and harbors around Hilton Head. Our captain was excellent giving us points of interest & history. Our golf cart & narrations of this Gullah community's history was very...More

1  Thank Pamela H
Reviewed March 17, 2015

We took Outside HH beach combing tour. It was a 3 hour excursion to a small island covered with water during high tide. We picked up sand dollars by the handful. The number of starfish were incredible. Our guide was good, the boat ride was...More

2  Thank BurkinaFaso
Reviewed March 17, 2015

My husband & I took an Outside Hilton Head tour from Shelter Cove Marina. The price was very reasonable. The kayaks were sit-in, not sit-on-top, which provided a warmer & dryer ride for March. We had beautiful viewing of local birds. The water birds, including...More

2  Thank Marge P
Reviewed March 16, 2015

We enjoyed the Sunset Cruise Dolphin Eco Tour with Captain Grant Salzer, where we saw several groups of dolphins. He stopped several times for picture-taking, and his knowledge of the eco-system was superb! Great trip, highly recommended!

1  Thank Raliacers
Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Staff was extremely pleasant and helpful. From Sean at the guest center to Captain Pete on the cruise. They made our adventure memorable and will recommend them to anyone visiting the area.

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Reviewed March 14, 2015

This boat trip and Daufuskie Island tour was the highlight of our vacation to Hilton Head. Captain Charlie was a wealth of knowledge about the island and Gullah culture. We saw dolphins, a bald eagle, and other wildlife on the trip to and from the...More

3  Thank Nancy W
Reviewed February 24, 2015

We had a beautiful day out to Daufuskie Island with Captain Charlie. The boat trip was fantastic, I was very excited to spot blue herons, pelicans, wood stork, Ibis, Osprey and a Bald Eagle, got loads of great photographs. Once on the island we took...More

1  Thank Joanna B
Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the trip to Daufuskie Island to see and learn more about the Gullah Culture. Charlie has a deep knowledge and also seems to personally know many of the residents. He also shares traditional Gullah stories which add humor and another layer of...More

2  Thank Pearle J
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January 17, 2017|
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Response from Outside_Hilton_Head | Property representative |
The type of boat used is determined by the size of your group: Up to 6 people- 21'Deck Boat 7-12 people- 24' custom designed Carolina Skiff 13-15 people- 26' C- Hawk All of the boats can be viewed on our website. Click the... More
September 16, 2016|
Response from Jennifer A | Reviewed this property |
Outside Hilton Head Outfitters may offer it; they have loads to offer for the outdoors person. 800-686-6996
Regina K
August 8, 2015|
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Response from Brittani A | Reviewed this property |
There aren't whales in this part, but you are guaranteed to see dolphin and an amazing amount of other sea life! Best of luck :)